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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/268781
Description: Even in multicultural nations interracial relationships and marriages are quite rare, one reflection of assortative mating. A relatively unexplored factor that could explain part of this effect is tha ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/179171
Description: Previous reports of faster responses to threatening compared to benign stimuli in visual search tasks have argued that threatening targets are faster to engage and slower to disengage attention than b ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/130811
Description: Recent attempts to integrate function and mechanism have resulted in an appreciation of the relevance of forager psychology to understanding the functional aspects of foraging behaviour. Conversely, a ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/141931
Description: The tendency to win-shift (to better learn to avoid, rather than return to, recently rewarded locations) has been demonstrated in a variety of nectarivorous birds and in honeybees. It is hypothesized ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/129787
Description: Human faces show marked sexual shape dimorphism, and this affects their attractiveness. Humans also show marked height dimorphism, which means that men typically view women’s faces from slightly above ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1151891
Description: The adaptationist perspective investigates how an animal's cognition has been shaped by the informational properties of the environment. The information that is useful may vary from one context to ano ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1145542
Description: Search is an important tool in an ant's navigational toolbox to relocate food sources and find the inconspicuous nest entrance. In habitats where landmark information is sparse, homing ants travel the ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/41638
Description: The tendency of nectarivorous birds to perform better on tasks requiring them to avoid previously rewarding locations (to win–shift) than to return to them (win–stay) has been explained as an adaptati ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/47526
Description: A variety of social insects use visual cues for homing. In this study, we examine the possible factors affecting the learning and retention of nest-associated visual cues by the Australian desert ant ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1209441
Description: Theories of neuroecology assume that cognitive abilities are subject to natural selection and, therefore are adapted to solve the particular problems presented by an animal's cognitive niche. One hypo ... More
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1209641
Description: Captive breeding and reintroduction programs are becoming an increasingly important part of endangered species conservation. Relatively poor success of such programs has been at least partially due to ... More
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