Complex dynamics and the development of behavioural individuality

David N Fisher* (Corresponding Author), Matthew Brachmann, Joseph B Burant

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•Behavioural differences may arise in the absence of genetic or environmental variation.

•Chaotic dynamics may influence behavioural development and among-individual variation.

•We discuss methods and experimental designs to test this idea.

•Nonlinear and chaotic behavioural development may explain much of natural variation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e1-6
Number of pages6
JournalAnimal Behaviour
Early online date21 Mar 2018
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2018


  • animal personality
  • Behaviour
  • chaos
  • complexity
  • complex systems
  • consistent differences
  • dvelopment
  • stochasticity


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