EEB 323 No Pass/D/Fail
Integrative Dynamics of Animal Behavior
This course will explore the fundamental principles that underline the evolution and mechanism of animal behavior. Animal behavior naturally crosses scales and disciplinary boundaries. This course will integrate our understanding of behavior with information from neuroscience, evolution, physiology, genetics, and the biology of complex systems.
Sample reading list:
Simpson, S.J. and Raubenheimer, D., Integrative Behavior
Danchin, E., Giraldeau, L-A. & Cezilly, F. (Eds)., Behavioural Ecology: An Evolutionary Perspective on Behaviou
Carew, T.J., Behavioral Neurobiology: the Cellular Organization of Natur
Weekly readings. Original papers will also be discussed.
Mid Term Exam - 25%
Final Exam - 40%
Papers - 30%
Class/Precept Participation - 5%
Open to Juniors and Seniors Only.