Learning and Behaviour

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  • Learning and behavior
    • Innate
      • does not have to be learnt
  • Imprinting
    • Learning and behavior
      • Innate
        • does not have to be learnt
    • the process of which young animals bond with or becomes attached to animals or moving objects they see immediately after hatching or bitch
  • simple learning
    • Imprinting
      • the process of which young animals bond with or becomes attached to animals or moving objects they see immediately after hatching or bitch
  • Habituation
    • switching off from a repeated stimulus
      • Habituation
      • Classical Conditioning
        • learning causes a reflex action to happen in response to a different stimulus
          • Classical Conditioning
          • e.g. ringing a bell before giving a dog food, eventually it will salivate when the bell is run as it associates it with food
            • Operant Conditioning
              • used in training animals
            • process in which an animal changes its behavior as a result of experiencing rewards or unpleasant consequences
              • Operant Conditioning
                • used in training animals

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