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Learned Behaviour

Learned behaviour refers to animal responses that adapt or change with experiences.
This type of behaviour is of greatest survival benefit to animals:
With a long lifespan, so time to learn.
With an element of parental care of young
Living with other members of the species in order…

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Operant Conditioning

B.F Skinner became interested in creating specific behavioural reaction to a stimulus
by adding an element of reward or punishment. In an experiment with a Skinner box,
he showed that animals in the box would at first accidentally press a lever which
resulted in a reward of a…

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