Exploratory Behavior

Known as: Exploratory Behaviors, Behavior, Exploratory, Behaviors, Exploratory 
The tendency to explore or investigate a novel environment. It is considered a motivation not clearly distinguishable from curiosity.
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2013
2013
Dispersal is a major determinant of the ecological and evolutionary dynamics of natural populations. Individuals differ greatly… (More)
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2013
2013
Heterogeneous forces of selection associated with fluctuating environments are recognized as important factors involved in the… (More)
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2012
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2012
Competitive ability is a major determinant of fitness, but why individuals vary so much in their competitiveness remains only… (More)
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2012
2012
Theory suggests that individual personality is tightly linked to individual life histories and to environmental variation. The… (More)
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2011
2011
1. Dispersal is a key process in population biology and ecology. Although the general ecological conditions that lead to… (More)
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2010
2010
In four experiments with 4-, 6-, and 9-year-old children and adults, the hypothesis was tested that, all other conditions being… (More)
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2009
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2009
1. Temperament traits increasingly provide a focus for investigating the evolutionary ecology of behavioural variation. Here, we… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND Accumulating evidence from epidemiological research has demonstrated an association between advanced paternal age and… (More)
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2008
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2008
OBJECTIVE GABA(A) receptors play an important regulatory role in the developmental events leading to the formation of complex… (More)
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2006
2006
Adolescence is a time of high-risk behavior and increased exploration. This developmental period is marked by a greater… (More)
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