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Screencasts (video podcasts) hosted by Dr. David B. Miller Professor Emeritus at The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, U.S.A. These screencasts were formerly used in Dr. Miller's Animal Behavior course from 2009 to 2017, prior to his retirement.

Feed: http://web2.uconn.edu/millerd/AnimalBehavior.xml
Web: http://icube.uconn.edu

History of Animal Behavior: Episode 2: Early Historical Figures


Published: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:58:43 -0400
Summary: How Empedocles and Xenophon made important contribution to evolutionary theory and predator avoidance, respectively; and, how those have influenced contemporary research, especially in the area of predator avoidance...

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History of Animal Behavior: Episode 1: Cave Art & Beyond


Published: Sat, 17 Jun 2017 13:59:35 -0400
Summary: Observations of animal behavior date back to at least the cave art of Cro Magnons. Grotte Cauvet added new insights into a keen awareness of animal behavior, along with some of the early civilizations that worshipped animals...

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Introduction to Animal Behavior: Episode 7: Tinbergen's Four Questions


Published: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 18:32:19 -0400
Summary: Nobel Prize winner Niko Tinbergen is known for his four questions about which investigators might orient as they pursue their research on animal behavior: Causation, Function, Phylogeny, Ontogeny. Each is considered here, as well as one of many possible..

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Introduction to Animal Behavior: Episode 6: Exploitative Uses of Animals


Published: Sat, 03 Jun 2017 07:12:13 -0400
Summary: Examples of how humans have exploited abilities of nonhuman organisms, for better or worse, including entertainment, earthquake prediction, warfare, and helping people in a variety of ways...

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Introduction to Animal Behavior: Episode 5: Who Studies Animals & Why, Part 2


Published: Mon, 29 May 2017 08:44:09 -0400
Summary: Ecologists are hugely invested in the study of animal behavior for a variety of reasons, such as imbalances of ecosystems due to introduced and/or invasive species, as well as conservation issues...

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Introduction to Animal Behavior: Episode 4: Who Studies Animals & Why, Part 1


Published: Sat, 20 May 2017 18:00:36 -0400
Summary: Scientists as well as hobbyists and enthusiasts from a variety of fields and interests have been interested in animal behavior. These include agricultural scientists, wildlife biologists, conservationists, and other scientists from a variety of disciplin..

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Introduction to Animal Behavior: Episode 3: Levels of Studying Animal Behavior


Published: Fri, 12 May 2017 09:19:53 -0400
Summary: An examination of how anecdotes and anthropomorphism influences the study of animal behavior, as well as the scientific approaches involving observation & description, experimentation, and using nonhuman organisms as models for humans...

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Introduction to Animal Behavior: Episode 2: Anthropocentrism


Published: Mon, 08 May 2017 09:17:42 -0400
Summary: Anthropocentrism refers to viewing the behavior of nonhuman organisms from a human perspective. In other words, we often deem animals as "clever" because they do things similarly to the way we do things. For better or worse, we tend to make value judgme..

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About This Animal Behavior Screencasts Series


Published: Sat, 06 May 2017 14:10:52 -0400
Summary: A brief introduction describing what this screencast series is about...

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Introduction to Animal Behavior: Episode 1: Typical Contacts


Published: Sat, 06 May 2017 14:23:48 -0400
Summary: Humans come into contact with nonhuman organisms in a variety of daily contexts. This episode describes some of this common situations...

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Farewell


Published: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:44:32 -0500
Summary: Announcement about this podcast series, which is now ending. Existing feeds will remain in place. Thank you all for listening!..


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Week 12: December 6, 2012


Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2012 12:49:24 -0500
Summary: Discussion about critical periods, development, weird animal news, and related topics. THIS IS THE LAST PODCAST OF THIS ACADEMIC YEAR. WE SHALL RETURN IN JANUARY 2014...


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Week 11: November 29, 2012


Published: Thu, 29 Nov 2012 14:29:36 -0500
Summary: Discussion about development and other issues...


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Week 10: November 15, 2012


Published: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 12:21:12 -0500
Summary: Discussion about animal communication...


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Week 9: November 8, 2012


Published: Thu, 08 Nov 2012 09:16:50 -0500
Summary: Announcement of cancellation of this week's podcast due to Winter Storm Athena. We'll be back next week for a new Animal Behavior Podcast...


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Week 8: November 1, 2012


Published: Thu, 01 Nov 2012 12:33:45 -0400
Summary: Discussion about sexual selection and various aspects of mating behavior in human and nonhuman organisms...


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Week 7: October 18, 2012


Published: Thu, 18 Oct 2012 13:00:22 -0400
Summary: Discussion domestication, the importance of behavioral context, hormones, and various recent animal news items...


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Week 6: October 11, 2012


Published: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 12:44:42 -0400
Summary: Discussion about altruism, creationism, and related topics...


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Week 5: October 4, 2012


Published: Thu, 04 Oct 2012 12:59:23 -0400
Summary: Discussion about ethological concepts, such as innate vs. instinctive behaviors, hybridization, and evolution...


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Week 4: September 20, 2012


Published: Thu, 20 Sep 2012 12:44:16 -0400
Summary: Discussion about animal rights and other animal behavior issues...


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Week 3: September 13, 2012


Published: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 12:35:48 -0400
Summary: Discussion with Honors students about unusual pets, animal news items, early handling in rat pups, and other topics...


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Week 2: September 6, 2012


Published: Sat, 08 Sep 2012 11:22:53 -0400
Summary: Discussion covering a wide range of topics in animal behavior...


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Week 1: August 30, 2012


Published: Thu, 30 Aug 2012 12:46:26 -0400
Summary: Discussion with Honors students enrolled in ANIMAL BEHAVIOR about interesting and unusual encounters with animals...


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Week 13: December 8, 2011


Published: Thu, 08 Dec 2011 15:58:23 -0500
Summary: Discussion about elephant post-traumatic stress, and other miscellaneous animal behavior topics. This is the final podcast of the Fall 2011 semester. This series will continue with new students beginning August 30, 2012...


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Week 12: December 1, 2011


Published: Thu, 01 Dec 2011 14:42:02 -0500
Summary: Discussion of language, communication, and weird animal behavior news...


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Week 11: November 17, 2011


Published: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 14:09:20 -0500
Summary: Discussion about animal communication...


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Week 10: November 10, 2011


Published: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 15:00:01 -0500
Summary: Discussion about animals in the news and animal communication...


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Week 9: November 3, 2011


Published: Thu, 03 Nov 2011 14:15:31 -0400
Summary: Discussion about mating behavior...


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Week 8: October 20, 2011


Published: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 14:30:26 -0400
Summary: Discussion of hormones, recent animal events in the news, and related topics...


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Week 7: October 13, 2011


Published: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 14:15:54 -0400
Summary: Discussion on animal rights, evo-devo, and related topics...


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Week 6: October 6, 2011


Published: Thu, 06 Oct 2011 14:40:56 -0400
Summary: Discussion about animal rights, innate vs. instinctive behavior, evolution, and units of selection...


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Week 4: September 22, 2011


Published: Thu, 22 Sep 2011 15:31:49 -0400
Summary: Discussion about ethological research methods, animal cognition, and related topics, plus animal behavior in the news...


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Week 3: September 15, 2011


Published: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 15:13:20 -0400
Summary: Honors students and special guest, Michael Sanders, discuss issues related to conservation...


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Week 2: September 8, 2011


Published: Thu, 08 Sep 2011 15:52:12 -0400
Summary: Discussion about the history of animal behavior, people involved, and their conceptual and theoretic ideas, as well as specific behavioral phenomena...


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Week 1: September 1, 2011


Published: Thu, 01 Sep 2011 14:34:32 -0400
Summary: First discussion podcast of Fall 2011. Honors students discuss an overview of animal behavior...


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Week 12: December 9, 2010


Published: Thu, 09 Dec 2010 14:21:15 -0500
Summary: Discussion on imprinting and related topics. This is the final podcast of the Fall 2010 semester. We shall return on September 1, 2011, for the Fall 2011 semester podcast series...


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Week 11: December 2, 2010


Published: Thu, 02 Dec 2010 13:50:37 -0500
Summary: Discussion about behavioral development, evo-devo, and related topics...


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Week 10: November 18, 2010


Published: Thu, 18 Nov 2010 13:43:10 -0500
Summary: Discussion on animal communication...


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Week 9: November 11, 2010


Published: Thu, 11 Nov 2010 13:45:23 -0500
Summary: Discussion about what is and is not considered communication, and related topics...


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Week 8: November 4, 2010


Published: Thu, 04 Nov 2010 14:10:47 -0400
Summary: Discussion about mating behavior...


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Week 7: October 21, 2010


Published: Thu, 21 Oct 2010 14:10:56 -0400
Summary: Discussion about domestication and hormones...


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Week 6: October 14, 2010


Published: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 15:22:07 -0400
Summary: Discussion on evolution and adaptation...


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Week 5: October 7, 2010


Published: Thu, 07 Oct 2010 14:32:28 -0400
Summary: Discussion on innateness, Lorenz's theory of instinctive behavior, fixed action patterns & consummatory acts, altruism, and related topics...


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Week 4: September 23, 2010


Published: Thu, 23 Sep 2010 14:25:54 -0400
Summary: Discussion of animal rights and related topics, plus a special appearance by Michael Sanders, who discusses his experiences filming and interacting with animals in Africa and Storrs, Connecticut...


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Week 3: September 16, 2010


Published: Thu, 16 Sep 2010 14:40:48 -0400
Summary: Honors students discuss topics related to the history of animal behavior and contemporary issues...


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Week 2: September 9, 2010


Published: Thu, 09 Sep 2010 14:24:16 -0400
Summary: Discussion on historical figures in animal behavior and related topics...


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Week 1: September 2, 2010


Published: Thu, 02 Sep 2010 14:23:25 -0400
Summary: Discussion with Honors students enrolled in ANIMAL BEHAVIOR at The University of Connecticut. Today, we discuss varieties of annoying and dangerous encounters with animals, and related, ecosystems gone awry, and related topics...


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Week 14: December 10, 2009


Published: Thu, 10 Dec 2009 14:31:46 -0500
Summary: Final Animal Behavior Podcast for this academic year. We shall resume with a new series of podcasts on September 2, 2010 for the Fall 2010 semester...


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Week 13: December 3, 2009


Published: Thu, 03 Dec 2009 14:02:51 -0500
Summary: Discussion about development and the meaning of the word, behavior...


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Week 12: November 19, 2009


Published: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 14:40:19 -0500
Summary: Discussion about communication, language, and related topics...


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