2 edition of Mammalian learning and behavior found in the catalog.
Mammalian learning and behavior
in Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders, 1965
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 159-164.
|Series||Saunders books in psychology|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 174 p. illus. ;|
|Number of Pages||174|
of behavior is considered an indicator of successful learning (Anderson, ), since it sets cognitive resources free for other tasks, even though there is a decrease of ﬂexibility and cognitive. — Donald A. Wilson, author of Learning to Smell: this considers the entire perspective of chemical effects on behavior and is a pick for any college-level health collection." — Midwest Book Review "If this book were just a critique of mammalian pheromones, it would be a valuable contribution. It, however, goes further showing us how the.
A conference organized at the National Zoological Park's Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Virginia, August, PrefPages: A MODEL FOR UNDERSTANDING THE EVOLUTION OF MAMMALIAN BEHAVIOR RAYMOND P. COPPINGER & CHARLES KAY SMITH Abstract Unlike reptiles, who are born with species-specific morphology and behavior that hardly changes as they grow into adults, mammals are born with a class-specific neonatal phase that renders the morphology and.
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LEARNING AND BEHAVIOR, Seventh Edition, is stimulating and filled with high-interest queries and examples. Based on the theme that learning is a biological mechanism that aids survival, this book embraces a scientific approach to behavior but is written in clear, engaging, and easy-to-understand language.
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Habituation, imprinting, classical conditioning, operant conditioning, and cognitive learning. Habituation is a simple learned behavior in which an animal gradually stops responding to a repeated stimulus.
Imprinting is a specialized form of learning that occurs during a brief period in young animals—e.g., ducks imprinting on their mother.
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Advances in the Study of Aggression, Volume 1 aims to span some of the variety of aggression research, pinpointing areas in which phenomena or concepts that have arisen or been tested extensively with animal models are now being applied to human aggression. The coverage of this book is not a reflection of the volume of literature published on different species, as I have tried to avoid undue emphasis on the social behaviour of primates and laboratory rodents.
I have made scrupulous efforts throughout to avoid an anthropomorphic approach to mammalian behaviour. to give as complete an account of the dancing mouse as a thorough study of the literature on the animal and long-continued observation on the author's own part should make possible to provide a supplementary text-book on mammalian behavior and on methods of studying animal behavior for use in connection with courses in Comparative Psychology Pages: The issue comes down to what is meant by a “definite response.” Vertebrate, especially mammalian, behavior is generally more dependent on context and learning than insect behavior, and therefore, responses to chemical signals are more difficult to observe, and rarely consistently effective in all individuals all of the by: Mammalian physiology and behaviour is the module which is chosen by the student (usually the school) at A2, and assumes that you have completed central concepts.
Contents. Mammalian Nutrition ( ) The Liver ( ) Support and Locomotion. Other things in the life of mammals seem to be connected with this flexibility and learning.
Play is a kind of early learning period in which, according to one theory, mammals develop skills which they will need in life. All mammalian young play, and this is very obvious in the more intelligent mammals (primates, cats).Clade: Amniota.
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Social. Learning about animal behavior will determine whether the owner and the dog have an enjoyable relationship. One of the best books for learning about animal behavior is written by John Fisher, a Canine Behaviorist, who explains how the world appears from the dog’s point of.
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Calling a person a dodo also signifies stupidity but is more accurate, since dodos were actually known for. Some domestic animals also show a tendency to social learning: Goats have shown social learning from humans in detour tasks (Nawroth, Baciadonna, & McElligott, ), and pigs are at least able to use the behavior of others to help them find food more quickly (Held, Mendl, Devereux, & Byrne, ).
Both of these fit the definition of local Cited by: 4. Learning provides a way of coping with swiftly changing environments, and the fastest and most efficient means of providing adult mammals some more learning ability, and a somewhat less fixed and invariable species-specific behavior system would have been a selection for extending the youthful learning phase of mammalian ontogeny into adulthood.
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Inthe mammals were comprehensively revised by Malcolm C. McKenna and Susan K. Bell, which has resulted in the McKenna/Bell classification.
Their book, Classification of Mammals above the Species Level, is a comprehensive work on the systematics, relationships and occurrences of all mammal taxa, living and extinct, down through the rank of genus, though molecular genetic data Clade: Amniota.Learning from the observation of a model and the consequences of the model's behavior.
This form of observational learning is also called vicarious learning. Note: The term is introduced in this edition, and is not part of the standard lexicon of learning. (l observational learning.).A brain is an organ that serves as the center of the nervous system in all vertebrate and most invertebrate animals.
It is located in the head, usually close to the sensory organs for senses such as is the most complex organ in a vertebrate's body.
In a human, the cerebral cortex contains approximately 14–16 billion neurons, and the estimated number of neurons in the cerebellum is MeSH: D