Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 52 - Animal Behavior - 52.1 - Ethology Led to Modern Behavioral Biology - 52.1 Recap - Learning Outcomes - Page 1118: 2


Fixed action patterns are generated by a neural network called the innate releasing mechanism. They are produced in response to an external stimulus referred to as the releaser.

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