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Inhertitance of Acquired Behaviour Adaptions and Brain Gene Expression in Chickens

davidpercival - 07 November 2010 46 Comments

A paper by D.Natt and others (2009) published under this heading shows that chickens who had unpredictable light when young demonstrated a more conservative strategy for finding food. It also found...

TAGGED: BEHAVIOR

Evolution and Animal Behaviour

davidpercival - 08 August 2010 59 Comments

My problem is in understanding how the behaviour of a species can be passed from one generation to another. For example, how does each type of bird know how to make its own type of nest (they can be...

TAGGED: EVOLUTION

Behaviour/Instincts/Genes

davidpercival - 25 July 2010 5 Comments

I am seeking views as to how behaviour exhibited by a species is passed from one generation to another. Nearly all species demonstrate complex behaviours and abilities, some of them very complex....

TAGGED: BEHAVIOR