Biology Notes on Ethology - Unit 4

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TABLE OF CONTENTS, NUMBER OF PAGES 19
(1) INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGICAL CLOCK
(2) BIOLOGICAL CLOCK
(3) THE ORIGIN OF CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS
(4) THE BEGINNING OF THE CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS
(5)THE INTEGRATED CIRCADIAN SYSTEM
(6)RELEVANCE OF IMMUNOLOGICAL FUNCTIONS
(7)INFLUENCES OF LIGHT AND SLEEP
(8)BIOLOGICAL CLOCK AND ALLERGIC DISEASES
(9)ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR
(10)DEFINITION OF STIMULUS
(11)MECHANISM OF STIMULUS RECOGNITION IN ANIMALS
(12)KINDS OF STIMULI
(13)INTERNAL STIMULUS
(14)STIMULUS IN PLANTS
(15)STIMULUS IN ANIMALS
(16)STIMULUS IN HUMAN BEINGS

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