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Fall 2014-2015
EEB 323   No Pass/D/Fail

Integrative Dynamics of Animal Behavior

Blair R. Costelloe

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

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly readings. Original papers will also be discussed.

Mid Term Exam - 20%
Take Home Final Exam - 20%
Papers - 30%
Term Paper(s) - 15%
Class/Precept Participation - 15%

Other Requirements:
Open to Juniors and Seniors Only.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21478 L01 03:00:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm M W   Lewis Library   138   Enrolled:40 Limit:42
21479 P01 10:00:00 am - 10:50:00 am Th        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
21480 P02 03:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm T   McDonnell Hall   105   Enrolled:15 Limit:16
21481 P03 10:00:00 am - 10:50:00 am Th   McDonnell Hall   105   Enrolled:16 Limit:16 Closed
21482 P04 03:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm Th   McDonnell Hall   105   Enrolled:9 Limit:16