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Cues

signals for an action; that specific portion of a perceptual field or pattern of stimuli to which a subject has learned to respond.


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Evolutionary psychology

... perhaps even strong tendencies, emotions are not irresistible. 3) "reaction to its environment"- emotions are triggered by environmental cues. 4) "purpose of fulfilling a specific need"- emotions are strategic and facilitate behaviors that were adaptive in the ancestral environment. ...

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by 1300
Mon Apr 28, 2014 12:50 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionary psychology
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Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

... to effectively avoid and respond to predation, animals must first identify the presence of a potential predator. The ability to recognize predator cues is essential for the initiation of antipredator behavior. This can be innate, for example, animals can identify predators as a threat even if they ...

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by Gannet
Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:18 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
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Re: which mechanism triggers the first cell differentiation?

The cues comes from the combination of one or more factors, same cell, adjoining cells same or different and environment. After 'n' divisons at a time 't', the proteins responsible for cell specificaiton are produced later in ...

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by balamurugan3
Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:44 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: which mechanism triggers the first cell differentiation?
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Re: How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?

There must be some synchronization cues; otherwise many cells would end up with over- or under-optimal numbers of mitochondria. Since many of the critical proteins in a mitochondrian are nuclear-encoded, the proliferation of the mitochondria ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Dec 24, 2012 4:24 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?
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Views: 4406

What are the potential benefits of epigenetics research?

... and covalent modifications of histones, regulate the transcriptional activity of genes in a manner that can be modified by environmental cues. This allows variation in the expression of the transcriptome without changes in the genome. Constraint in the early life environment, such as ...

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by einfopedia
Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:31 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What are the potential benefits of epigenetics research?
Replies: 4
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