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Ethology: Quiz


Question 1: Notably, revengeful behaviour was at one point claimed to have been observed exclusively in ________.
HominidaeMindHumanHuman evolution

Question 2: Historically, where comparative psychology researches animal behaviour in the context of what is known about human psychology, ethology researches animal behaviour in the context of what is known about animal anatomy, physiology, ________, and phylogenetic history.
Cognitive neuroscienceNeuropsychologyNeuroscienceNeurolinguistics

Question 3: In addition, for most of the twentieth century, comparative psychology developed most strongly in North America, while ethology was stronger in ________.
BalkansWestern EuropeEastern EuropeEurope

Question 4: Lorenz's collaborator, ________, argued that ethology always needed to include four kinds of explanation in any instance of behaviour:
Konrad LorenzJames D. WatsonNikolaas TinbergenKarl von Frisch

Question 5: ________ also studies animal behaviour, but, as opposed to ethology, is construed as a sub-topic of psychology rather than as one of biology.
Cognitive psychologyComparative psychologyBehavioral neuroscienceEvolutionary psychology

Question 6: He recommended the development of a new science, "ethology," the purpose of which would be explanation of individual and national differences in character, on the basis of associationistic ________.
NeuropsychologyPsychologySigmund FreudCognitive neuroscience

Question 7: Ethologists have made much more use of a truly ________ than comparative psychologists have.
Comparative methodSanskritProto-Indo-European languageEnglish language

Question 8: Sociobiology has more recently developed into ________.
EmotionBehaviorismCognitive psychologyEvolutionary psychology

Question 9: When such signals act as communication among members of the same species, they are known as ________.
Norepinephrine reuptake inhibitorMonoamine oxidase inhibitorReleasing agentNicotinic agonist

Question 10: In one sense, the first modern ethologist was ________, whose book, The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, influenced many ethologists.
Charles Darwin's religious viewsEvolutionCharles Darwin's educationCharles Darwin

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