News tagged with behavior change

Cane toad pioneers speed up invasions

( —Climate change is one of a number of stressors that cause species to disperse to new locations. Scientists must be able to predict dispersal rates accurately, as the movement of a new species into an area can ...

dateJul 30, 2013 in Plants & Animals report
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Eureka! Neural evidence for sudden insight

A recent study provides intriguing information about the neural dynamics underlying behavioral changes associated with the development of new problem solving strategies. The research, published by the Cell Press in the May ...

dateMay 12, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Fish become bolder and more gluttonous from drug residue

Anxiety-moderating drugs that reach waterways via wastewater create fearless and asocial fish that eat more quickly than normal. These behavioral changes can have serious ecological consequences. This is shown by Umeå University ...

dateFeb 14, 2013 in Ecology
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