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The environment of an organism as perceived by that organism
The form of environmental energy a receptor is responsive to
Rate at which impulses flow into the CNS in the absence of environmental stimulus
Minimum stimulus to strengthen sensory firing frequency
range of stimuli to which the receptor will respond
When a receptor is sent a constant stimulus strength, it ceases to respond
Phasic receptors: Quick or slow response?
Tonic receptors: quick or slow response?
Inhibition of a nerve cell by stimulus of one nearby
An example of sensory filtering?
A movement back and forth between two relatively fixed points
Type I orientational behavior
Type II orientational behavior
On first migration, which orientational behavior do animals use?
On subsequent migrations?
True or False: birds use visual cues for migration.
any sound below 20 hz
organism integrates sensory information to determine a direct path back to its home
magnetic compass in a bird's head
evidence of biological clocks? I
evidence of biological clocks? II
evidence of biological clocks? III
the cycling time of an organism's biological clock
biological clock that cycles on a 24 hours period
biological clock that cycles on a year-long period
biological clock that cycles on a 28 day period
using environmental cues to reset a biological clock
any environmental stimulus used to reset a biological clock
environmental cues for 24 hour clock?
environmental cues for annual clock?
environmental cues for 28 day clock?
after a forager leaves with followers, guiding them to food via hyperactive movements, it brings them to the food supply. what is this called?
same question as #34, but the forager bee only goes a short distance
food sharing in the hive. One bee will regurgitate the contents of its crop (stored food) and feed it to another bee. All sorts of chemical information are passed with this food.
behavior by forager bees to indicate to others where food is, how much there is, etc.
#37 behavior when food >50m away
#37 behavior when food < 50m away
when #39 converges into the bee forager moving in one path, rather than 2
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