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ethogram

(ē′thə-grăm′)
n.
A systematic inventory listing and describing the behavioral patterns of an organism or a species.
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Aggressive behavior only occurred on average once per baseline ethogram, so this decrease, while statistically significant, may not be of clinical significance.
Scan sample of observation was collected by keenly observing the group member and activity of each individual was noted in the ethogram according to the defined parameters of the study at that specific time interval.
Time point Description Anxiety test performed Baseline 0 Approximately 2 (1.9 [+ or -] 0.7) HIT (B0) months after introduction to the group; NOT prior to introduction of WSD and Focal ovariectomy observation Baseline 1 Approximately 3 (2.8 [+ or -] 0.6) Focal (B1) months after B0; animals on high-fat observations diet; prior to ovohysterectomy Year 1 Approximately 7.5 (7.5 [+ or -] 0.8) HIT months after B1 NOT Focal observations HIT Year 2 12 months after year 1 NOT Focal observations Year 2.5 Prior to end of study HIT NOT Focal observations Table 3: Ethogram of behaviors coded in the home cage assessments.
Seddon, "An ethogram for the yellow eyepenguin Megadyptes antipodes," Marine Ornithology, vol.
Fazio, "A standardized ethogram for the felidae: a tool for behavioral researchers," Applied Animal Behaviour Science, vol.
Table 2: Ethogram with the description of behavioral activities performed by dairy heifers when fed with Oregano extract at the feed bunk.
Data were recorded on hard copy data sheets using an ethogram of behavior states and reaction events (Table 3).
Ethogram and natural history of Golden-backed uakaries (Cacajao melanocephalus).
With animals, the universalizing designation of a species comes very close to the findings one would expect from an ethogram (an inventory of all typical behaviors) of any population of that species.
Watson described the study of personality as being akin to an ethogram, i.e., a behavioral inventory of the learned/acquired and species-typical behaviors of a human (Immelmann and Beer 1989) with individual differences in acquired behaviors, and not surprisingly, concluded that the study of personality belongs in the laboratory.
An ethogram of naturally occurring behavior of bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, in Southern California waters.