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Quiz 14 :

Three Levels of Selection: Biology, Behavior, and Culture

Quiz 14 :

Three Levels of Selection: Biology, Behavior, and Culture

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The ability to have one's behavior strengthened by reinforcement is ______.
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The three levels of selection suggested by behavioral researchers are:
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What are the two major sources of heritable genetic variation?
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What allowed for the emergence of human culture?
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If a population is subjected to extreme temperatures and as a consequence the next generation is more weather resistant, _____ has occurred.
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An organism's ____ refers to their genetic make-up.
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Scheller and Axel (1984) found biological evidence that:
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According to behavior analysts, _____ is adjusting behavior on the basis of past experience.
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An organism's _____ refers to all the characteristics observed during the lifetime of an individual.
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Two major sources of genetic variation are mutations and _______.
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The behavior of invertebrates such as Aplysia is totally:
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Operant behaviors are selected by ______.
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The single common principle operating at the level of biology, behavior, and culture is ________.
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_____ is(are) the evolutionary history of a species.
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Social signaling is:
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At what level(s) do/does selection by consequences occur?
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Egg laying in Aplysia is an example of ______.
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From a behavioral standpoint natural selection:
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On most occasions mutations produce features that _____.
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Natural selection involves ______.
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