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(2020-01-25)The nervous system of most animals is a highly complex network that transmits signals throughout the organism. The complexity of the human nervous system can, at times, appear inscrutable; therefore, it is practical to ...
(2020-01-25)Operant conditioning is the process by which animals learn to associate their own behaviour with positive or negative outcomes, biasing future action selection in order to maximise reward and avoid punishment. It is an ...
(2020-07-18)Explaining the origin and maintenance of aposematism has remained a challenge for evolutionary biologists because conspicuous warning signals are predicted to have a high initial predation cost before predators learn to ...