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behavior all the actions an animal performs
stimulus a signal that causes an organism to react in some way
response organism's reaction to a stimulus
learning process that leads to changes in behvaior based on practice or experience
imprinting process in which newly hatched birds or newborn mammals learn to follow the first object they see
conditioning process of learning to connect a stimulus or a response with a good or bad event
trial-and-error form of conditioning in which an animal learns to perform a behavior more and more skillfully
insight process of learning how to solve a problem or do something new by applying what is already known
instinct inborn, performed correctly the first time
imprinting, conditioning, trial and error, insight What are the 4 different kinds of learning?
survival and reproduction What two ways do most behaviors help an animal?
True! T/F: a bird building a nest is an example of an instinct behavior
FALSE. T/F: an earthworm crawling away from bright light is a conditioned behavior
True! T/F: all learned behaviors depend partly on inherited traits
imprint Once _____________ learning takes place, it cannot be changed.
salivate (drool) at the ringing of a bell What did Pavlov condition a dog to do? And how?
FALSE. T/F: Learning to ride a bike is an example of insight learning.
Created by: Mills, Susan