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Bio Notes Cognitive Maps - powerful mechanism for movring around envir in flexible/efficent way o representatino/code of the spatial relationship b/w objects in surrounding of  animal o corvides. .store food in cahces and retrive it later o relocate cache and keep track of food quality ܧ reduce amt of detail that must be remered to relocate object Associate Learning - ability of animal to assoiate one feature of envir (stimulus) with another 1) CLASSICAL CONDITIONING(fruit flies) (aribtrary stimulus (odor) is associated  with reward or punishmet - natural environments helps animals avoid predators  (fish) 2) OPERANT CONDITIONING (“trial and error”) - animal learns to associate one of its own behaviors w/ rewrad or punishment  and then repeats or avoids that behavior Cognition and Problem Solving - 1) cognition o behavior with nervous system function o awareness/consiousness or ability of animal’s N.S. to percieve,store,process and  use info gathered from sensory receptores o COGNITIVE ETHOLOGY connection b/w N.S. and its behavior ܧ Animal’s brain representing objets in environment 2) Problem Solving - - N.S. -  ability to process info - - many mammales (primates/dolphins)  - solve them by copying other animals behavior/individ. Ways Genetic/Environmental Interaction in Learning
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Thoma during the Spring '08 term at University of Wisconsin.

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