Ethology- Study of animal behavour

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Chemoreception
Detection/Identification of chemical substances as in taste and smell
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Thermoreception
Detection of temperature by external thermoreceptors and internaly by an internal thermostat
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Electromagnetic reception
Detects electromagnetic radiation as used for vision
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Electroreception
Detection of electromagnetic impulses in water
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Mechanoreception
Detects change in pressure and balance
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Chemoreception- example
detection of pheromones by neurons by potential sexual partners in most animals e.g. pigs
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Thermoreception- example
response to temperature change to counterract it e.g shivering
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Electromagnetic reception- example
Beetles using IR vision to lay their eggs in recently charred wood
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Electroreception- example
used by sharks to find prey
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Mechanoreception- example
Humans walking due to balance systems in the inner ear
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Detection of temperature by external thermoreceptors and internaly by an internal thermostat

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Thermoreception

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Detects electromagnetic radiation as used for vision

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Detection of electromagnetic impulses in water

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Detects change in pressure and balance

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