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Module ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR & COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY

Module code: BI310
Credits: 5
Semester: 1
Department: BIOLOGY
International: Yes
Coordinator: Prof. Christine Griffin (BIOLOGY)
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The objective of the module is to enable students to appreciate how the behaviour and physiology of animals (including humans) are adapted to their environments. Topics include: instinct, learning and the development of behaviour; how behaviour evolves; communication; motivation; living in groups; migration, homing and navigation; anti-predator behaviour; biological rhythms; dormancy; temperature relations; osmoregulation and excretion; adaptation to extreme environments.

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