neuroethology


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neuroethology

the study of the effects of the nervous system on behaviour.
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It has had widespread implications for neuroethology, as it applies to organisms across the animal kingdom.
An area within the neurosciences that is specialized in the comparative study of both the neural anatomy and the functions that underlie animal behavior is termed Comparative Neuroethology (Laming, 1981).
Twenty-three chapters are organized into sections on emerging research techniques, sensory systems, motor systems, learning and memory, behavior and neuroethology models, and evolution.
2) Yadin Dudai, "Properties of Learning and Memory in Drosophila melanogaster", Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology, 1976, 114: 69-89.
In 1997, she joined the Biology Department of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and brought her combined backgrounds of neuroethology and neuroradiology to bear on modeling hearing in marine mammals based on their specialized auditory system anatomy, and most recently on analyzing potential effects of man-made noise in the oceans.
Intelligence as Adaptive Behavior: An Experiment in Computational Neuroethology.
The neuroethology and immunology of a few cockroaches have been extensively studied, but most species remain unexamined.
In doing so, researchers have given birth to a field called computational neuroethology, in which computer and engineering experts create programs that try to do what animals do the way animals do it.
The meeting explored five cognitive emerging areas of the biology of cognition: learning, memory, and fear; perception and attention; reward and decision making; language and numerical processing and social cognition, bringing together researchers from cognitive science, systems neuroscience, cognitive psychology, molecular/cellular neuroscience, genetics and neuroethology.
The research was recently presented at the International Neuroethology conference in Spain as well as the Israeli Neuroscience Meeting in December.