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Social behaviour

social behaviour

Any behaviour caused by or affecting another individual, usually of the same species.

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Re: 7 deadly sins in nature

... examples in nature (non human) of the '7 deadly sins' to link to human behaviour . For example Gluttony: The ornate horned frog. It will eat anything ... (though it is often part of the culture for males esp. lions.) Most social animals have strict codes of conduct, and if an animal breaks this ...

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by animartco
Wed Jan 15, 2014 1:11 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: 7 deadly sins in nature
Replies: 7
Views: 6769

The Evolution of Altruism

... to the individual, but I disagree. Especially since altruistic behaviour doesn't necessarily mean the individual has to die, to the contrary even. In fact I see altruism as a by product of social behaviour...or to put it more boldly I doubt if any social behaviour could ...

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by Semisane
Sat Jan 07, 2012 5:22 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Evolution of Altruism
Replies: 3
Views: 2903

Homosexuality - mutation? Evolutionary reasons.

... It can include genetic, environmental, psychological, and social, though the last three tend to go hand in hand more often than not, ... and ideal factors. If the past - I had participated in homosexual behaviour since the age of 4. I did not know a label to it, and I would engage ...

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by ChesneMD
Wed Nov 30, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Homosexuality - mutation? Evolutionary reasons.
Replies: 39
Views: 48393

Role of biology in behavior?

... people's help, re-wire their brains to work in a more empathical and social way. That is, people can alter their behaviour by actively concentrating on it, but it surely is not easy. It is very likely that ...

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by biohazard
Fri Oct 01, 2010 6:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Role of biology in behavior?
Replies: 4
Views: 5685

Is this true?

... of the gene will increase in the population. Apparently altruistic behaviour, 'for the good of the species', is probably aimed at close relatives ... responsible for the behaviour. The clearest example of this is in social insects where sterile 'workers' sacrifice their whole life to ensuring ...

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by Dougalbod
Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:20 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Is this true?
Replies: 7
Views: 4775
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