Fixed Action Pattern

Fixed Action Pattern - mother Behavior Genes or Environment...

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1/31/11 Fixed Action Pattern
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1/31/11 Imprinting Imprinting – type of behavior that includes both learning and innate components and is generally irreversible Sensitive period – limited phase in an animals development that is the only time when certain behaviors can be learned Example – young geese following their
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Unformatted text preview: mother 1/31/11 1/31/11 Behavior: Genes or Environment • Behaviors are shaped by both genes and environment • Innate behavior – behavior that is developmentally fixed – Under strong genetic influence • Examples of Innate behavior – Directed movements...
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