Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Applied ethology - DUE FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 2, 2011

Read the publication source and answer the following questions. In order to answer question 3, you will have to google scholar  publications on play behavior of other species.
  1. In the case of Octopus vulgaris, how and why do they use water jets? 
  2. What are the implications of play behavior when you compare Octopus vulgaris with Octopus dofleini? 
  3. Do all taxa play? 
  4. What are the evolutionary implications of your claim?

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Can a learned Behavior Turn into Innate one? - DUE FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 2ND

Peer-reviewed publication based ONLY.
Scholarly discuss the publication in addition to quoting it.