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Kinesis, like a taxis or tropism, is a movement or activity of a cell or an organism in response to ... Take, for example, the locomotion of a woodlice in relation to humidity. With increased humidity there is an increase in the percentage time that  ...


Jul 10, 2012 ... For example, a null hypothesis might state 'Woodlice show an equal ... ( movement directly towards or away from particular stimuli), or may ...


Use a choice chamber and small invertebrates (beetles, blowfly larvae and/ or woodlice) to investigate how movement and other behaviours change in response ...


Angles of free turn were observed in woodlice (Porcellio scaber) after they had ... for woodlouse alternation based on bilaterally asymmetrical leg movements ...


Habitat and behaviour of the woodlouse, Porcellio scaber. ... of turning (= klinokinesis) in dry conditions and slower rates of movement in more humid conditions.


Feb 23, 2016 ... turn alternation in woodlouse after discovering that this behaviour could .... of bilaterally asymmetrical leg movements (BALM) (Hughes 1985) ...


... rather, the stimulus causes an alteration in speed or direction of movement. In wood lice, for example, the kinetic response alters only the rate of movement.


THE RELEVANCE OF LEG-MOVEMENT CUES TO TURN ALTERNATION ... When woodlice were passively rotated through 90 rather than making the usual ...


This is a behavioural expreriment that children can do using woodlice. It teaches them scientific and analytical techniques as well as the behaviour of woodlice.


When woodlice were passively rotated through 90°, rather than making the usual forced active turn, they did not show turn alternation. Also, passive rotation t.