TITLE

The Evolutionary Significance of Habituation and Sensitization Across Phylogeny: A Behavioral Homeostasis Model

AUTHOR(S)
Eisenstein, E.M.; Eisenstein, D.; Smith, James C.
PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science;Oct-Dec2001, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p251
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the evolutionary significance of habituation and sensitization for filtering iterative stimuli across phylogeny. Definition of stimulus, response and homeostasis; Sensitization in mammals; Phylogenetic distribution of behavioral characteristics associated with habituation and sensitization.
ACCESSION #
6588342

 

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