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

Eisenstein, E.M.; Eisenstein, D.; Smith, James C.
October 2001
Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science;Oct-Dec2001, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p251
Academic Journal
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.


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