neuroethology


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neuroethology

[‚nu̇·rō·ē′thäl·ə·jē]
(zoology)
The study of the neural basis of animal behavior.
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In response--and with new resources for grant support--Evans began work on robotic lobster models that functioned using the principles of neuroethology.
Visual topics include a model of the propagation of visual signals, color discrimination, visual communication is Elasmobranchs, perceptions of like fish, UV communication, pigments in deep water, spectral sensitivity, and photoreception without images while those on electric communication include measuring and visualizing fields, plasticity of the electric organ discharge waveform, evolution of signals, social signals during courtship, integration with other senses and the neuroethology of senders and receivers.
Biological Neural Networks in Invertebrate Neuroethology and Robotics.
Neuroethology is the study of animal behavior in terms of the underlying neural mechanisms.
The neuroethology of song cessation in response to gleaning bat calls in two species of katydids, Neoconocephalus ensiger and Amblycorypha oblongifolia.
Pages 321-331 in Neuroethology and behavioral physiology: roots and growing pains (F.
Neuroethology and Behavioral Physiology, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany.
Such studies ultimately inspired physiologists to seek to understand the cellular basis of behavior, giving rise to the field of neuroethology.
3-20 in Biological Neural Networks in Invertebrate Neuroethology and Robots, R.
He was elected president of the American Society of Zoologists (1964), The Society for Neuroscience (1973), and the International Society for Neuroethology (1984).