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altruism (animal)

 ananimal is considered to be engaging in altruistic behaviour when by so doing it increases thesurvival chances of another animal whilst decreasing its own.

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September 28th 2021

cross sectional study

a research design based on selecting representative groupswho vary on a particular characteristic; when thecharacteristic is age, this design provides a means ofmaking developmental comparisons.