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The American Biology Teacher. 2003; 65147–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451432
Published: 01 January 2003
.... & Smuts, R.W. (1993). Male aggression and sexu- al coercion of females in nonhuman primates and other mammals: evidence and theoretical implications. Advances in the Study of Behavior, 22, 1-63. Smuts 1 22 Advances in the Study of Behavior 1993 Sparkes, T.C. (1996). Variation in Reproductive...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1972; 34114–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4443739
Published: 01 January 1972
... Nasonia vitripennis (Walker) (Hymenoptera; Pteromalidae). Ca- nadian Entomologist90: 597-608. Wylie 597 90 Canadian Entomologist 1958 Ethology Laboratory: Reproductive Behavior of Mormoniella vitripennis By DAVID P. BARASH and CAROL A. RYDER Student demand for courses in ethology has grown...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 749648–651 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.9.9
Published: 01 November 2012
... can differ dramatically. We present a classroom simulation that allows undergraduates to actively experience how differences in parental investment lead to differences in reproductive behavior. Students will understand why males generally compete for mates whereas females generally choose among mates...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 784335–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.4.335
Published: 01 April 2016
..., physiological, behavioral, reproductive, or developmental. This article suggests a way for students at the high school or higher educational levels to learn how to use the Internet to distinguish between some common or well-known animal pairs (such as butterflies and moths). A starter list of online sources of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825279–288 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.279
Published: 01 May 2020
... ; Qiu et al., 2019 ). Signs of the disease included loss of sleep and changes in blood hormones, but also increases in anxiety, depression, and “schizophrenia-like” behaviors. The goal of their work was to produce genetically identical monkey models of disease for biomedical research. The question...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824266–268 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.266
Published: 01 April 2020
..., “The Wonders of Terrestrial Isopods” and “Exploring Terrestrial Isopods: How Terrestrial Isopods' Behavior Can Influence Survival and Reproduction” (see the Resources section at the end of this article), provide a large number of effective classroom activities utilizing Porcellio scaber and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 822104–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.104
Published: 01 February 2020
... populations will be great enough that the two populations will no longer be able to produce viable offspring if they come into contact with each other. Perhaps they can mate but their offspring are sterile (i.e., postzygotic barrier), or they now have different behaviors or morphologies that prevent them from...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 822114–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.114
Published: 01 February 2020
... except in the light of evolution . American Biology Teacher , 35 , 125 – 129 . Grabowski, L.M. , Bryson, D.M. , Dyer, F.C. , Pennock, R.T. & Ofria, C. ( 2013 ). A case study of the de novo evolution of a complex odometric behavior in digital organisms . PLoS ONE , 8 , e60466...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819610–617 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.610
Published: 01 December 2019
... . The resource provided is a display of the stages of meiosis ( Figure 3 ) and an explanation of the chromosome behavior in each phase. Tasks . The first task is for students to examine Figure 3 and listen to the explanation of the chromosome behavior in each phase. Then students must modify their...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819680–685 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.680
Published: 01 December 2019
... Authentic science............................4.256-I, 6.417-I Avida............................1.12-F Bacteria............................1.47-TT Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST)............................1.32-I Behavior............................5.352-I Belief persistence...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816454 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.454
Published: 01 August 2019
... where the stings hurt the worst. There is much to learn from this book other than insect stinging. There are fascinating accounts of the anatomy, physiology, life history, social and reproductive behavior, venom analysis, and impacts on humans of a variety of these six-legged pain producers. The...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818591 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.591
Published: 01 October 2019
... in diversity, morphology, behavior, life cycles, and food sources. One chapter of the book features a useful catalog of insect orders, as well as related groups such as arachnids, centipedes, millipedes, and crustaceans. Each section provides descriptive biological attributes, information on the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818533 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.533
Published: 01 October 2019
... behavioral disorders such as compulsions, obesity, anxiety, and self-injury highlights our shared neurobiological ancestry. Understanding the functions of risk-taking in adolescent fish, reptiles, and birds offers students an evolutionary insight that is profoundly important for why so many young humans die...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816453–454 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.453
Published: 01 August 2019
... were evolving the signature features of birds one by one, there was no long game, no greater aim.… Evolution works only in the moment, naturally selecting features and behaviors that make an animal successful in its particular time and place. Flight was something that just kind of happened when the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816442–448 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.442
Published: 01 August 2019
... system's internal conditions within certain limits and mediate behaviors, allowing it to remain alive and functional even as external conditions change within some range. Feedback mechanisms can encourage (through positive feedback) or discourage (negative feedback) what is going on inside the living...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815334–339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.334
Published: 01 May 2019
... rich community of parasitoids and vertebrate and invertebrate predators ( Stange et al., 2011 ; Poch & Simonetti, 2013 ). For example, caterpillar densities and abundance affect behavior and reproductive success of breeding birds ( Moorman et al., 2007 ; Townsend et al., 2016 ). Predatory...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814242–247 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.242
Published: 01 April 2019
... replication of the basic experiment or the first treatment of the advanced experiment), did you learn or observe anything that helped you with the rest of the experiment? Is the behavior of the insect different when there is no stimulus versus when there is a stimulus, either tactile or a physical...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 812115–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.115
Published: 01 February 2019
... page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2019 Evolution computer simulation drag foraging differential reproduction Variation within populations. By changing cephalofoil size (morphology) and swimming speed (behavior), individuals vary within the population. Each variant...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81269 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.69
Published: 01 February 2019
.... Diet, culture, art, beliefs, and other elements of modern and historical human behavior greatly inform the narrative of modern humans. While physical anthropology is focused on the stories told by fossils, cultural anthropologists explore cognitive evolution by exploring behaviors such as burial...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81279–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.79
Published: 01 February 2019
... inheritance, such as the DNA methylation that often reduces or eliminates gene transcription ( Zenk et al., 2017 ); (2) parental effects that occur when the genotype or phenotype of the parents directly influences the phenotype of their offspring; and (3) cultural inheritance that is transmitted by behavior...