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Seeing is Be-Leaving: Sensory Perception and its role in Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep Migration

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Sensory ecology is a growing field of scientific exploration that meaningfully engages sensory information–such as visual, olfactory, and auditory signals–with an individual’s natural environment. Research in this field provides us with key insights into the decision-making process of animals, which … Continue reading

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What Sensory Ecology Can Teach Us About Society and Evolution

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Many neuroscientists have studied the development of Individual Recognition¬†in the natural world, which is the ability of one organism to recognize another and change their behavior in response. For instance, the simplest type of individual recognition (called binary individual recognition) … Continue reading

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