Evolution and Ethology Course

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McFarland Animal Behavior

David McFarland’s “Animal Behaviour.”

Evolution is the process of change in all forms of life over generations; Ethology is the study of animal behavior in the natural environment. This is one of the most important courses in the program. It deals with issues crucial for you to understand animal behavior. After taking this course, you will have a solid, all round knowledge of animal behavior.

The textbook for this course “Animal Behaviour” is written by David McFarland, Ph.D.

Course level: Advanced.

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Content of the course

Genetics and behavior, natural selection, evolution and social behavior, animal perception, the animal and the environment, animal learning, ethology, animal competence, the mentality of animals.

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Once you’re ready for it, take the test. You may take a test as many times as you like. We recommend you re-take tests once a year as a self-imposed quality control.

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Lessons

Evolution and Ethology Lesson

Length: 48 minutesAuthor: Roger AbrantesComplexity: Hard

Genetics and behavior, natural selection, evolution and social behavior, animal perception, the animal and the environment, animal learning, ethology, animal competence, the mentality of animals.