Psyc 103 Lecture 5

Psyc 103 Lecture 5 - Psyc 103 Lecture 5 08/10/2007 15:04:00...

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Unformatted text preview: Psyc 103 Lecture 5 08/10/2007 15:04:00 Quiz Questions are distributed today. Quiz 1 will contain half of them plus extra credit question Reflex Stereotyped pattern of movement of a part of the body that can be reliably elicited by presenting the appropriate stimulus Tropisms: changes in orientation Entire body moves Involuntary forced movement Kineses (random movements) Taxes (directed movements) o In a directional matter, towards or away from something Seemingly goad-oriented behavior Kinesis: random movement caused by environmental stimulation (e.g. would louse moving in humidity o Moves as product of stimulus Taxis-movement toward or away from environmental stimulation (moth to light; cockroach away from light) FAP: fixed action pattern Fixed Action Patterns (FAP) Sequence of behaviors Part of the repertoire of all members of a species o Is innate, if animal had no contact will still perform behavior The behavior pattern is not learned Triggered by sign stimulus...
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Psyc 103 Lecture 5 - Psyc 103 Lecture 5 08/10/2007 15:04:00...

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