Non-Genetic Inheritence

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What is social transmission?
The acquisition of a behavioural trait, expressed as either directly in performance or in an associated behaviour and exerting a lasting, positive, causal influence on the rate at which another acquired the trait.
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What is vertical transmission?
Occurs between generations.
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What is horizontal transmission?
Occurs within generations.
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How can variation between individuals be better explained?
By considering measures of the mother rather than the genotype of the individual.
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What is social learning?
Learning that is facilitated by observing or interacting with another individual.
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How is social learning different from self-learning?
Social learning is heritable.
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What is a problem with non-genetic transmission?
Imperfect tutor selection can cause errors.
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What is symbolic representation?
When arbitrary symbols come to represent objects or actions, by forming a relationship between two stimuli associated with an event.
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