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Psy120_beh obj 5 - Psychology 120 Winter 2009 Edmund...

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Psychology 120 Winter 2009 Edmund Fantino Unit 5 Behavioral Objectives Chapter 10 Define (1-19): Equipotentiality Sexual imprinting Mullerian mimicry Sensitive period Batesian mimicry Critical period Automimicry Optimal period Specialist feeder (predator) Passarine birds Generalist feeder (predator) Altricial species Search image formation Precocial species Homing Sympatric species Migration Brood parasites Filial imprinting 20. State three implications that the naturalistic approach contains for the study of learning. 21. Summarize the experimental treatments and the results obtained for each of the four groups of rats in the original Garcia and Koelling (1966) study. 22. How do the results of taste aversion studies bear on the equipotentiality principle? 23. What group of stimuli is most effective for food aversion learning with rats? With quail? 24. How is the phenomenon of Mullerian mimicry adaptive to prey species? To predators? 25. Is learning more likely to be important in the foraging behavior of a generalist feeder or a specialist feeder? 26. Search image formation is a form of _____? 27. What strategy is used by predators as an alternative to search images formation? 28. State the map and compass hypothesis of homing. 29. State seven classes of stimuli which pigeons are sensitive to and which may be used in homing and migration. 30. From the results of clock shifting experiments, how is it thought that pigeons synchronize the internal clocks? 31. Imprinting, like search image formation, may be regarded as an example of ____________? 32. State three features of imprinting that clearly distinguish it from more traditionally recognized examples of learning. 33. What is the function of imprinting? 34. State two types of non-visual imprinting. 35. State two factors important in producing synchronous hatching in the wild. 36. At what two points in the hatching cycles are maternal ducks’ vocalizations at a maximum? 37. List two differences between laboratory imprinting and naturally occurring imprinting. 38. List three stages in the development of singing in passarine birds. 39. State the results of the following manipulations in Marler’s experiments on the development of song in the white crowned sparrow: a) isolation of the young male; b) exposure of the young sparrows to the
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