Term Information [More information on exploration behavior]

Accession
GO:0035640
Name
exploration behavior
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
exploration behaviour, exploratory behavior, exploratory behaviour, open-field behavior
Definition
The specific behavior of an organism in response to a novel environment or stimulus. Source: PMID:11682103, GOC:pr, GOC:BHF, PMID:9767169
Comment
For changes in locomotory behavior upon introduction to a novel environment, consider instead the child term: locomotory exploration behavior ; GO:0035641.
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Ancestors of exploration behavior (GO:0035640)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
exploration behavior [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
exploration behavior [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) behavior (GO:0007610)
exploration behavior [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
exploration behavior [is_a relation] is_a  single-organism behavior (GO:0044708)
Children of exploration behavior (GO:0035640)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
locomotory exploration behavior (GO:0035641) [is_a relation] is_a  exploration behavior
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