Bio ch 51 terms 9

Bio ch 51 terms 9 - with that of identical twins raised in...

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social learning Modification of behavior through the observation of other individuals. Sociobiology The study of social behavior based on evolutionary theory. spatial learning The establishment of a memory that reflects the environment’s spatial structure. twin study A behavioral study in which researchers compare the behavior of identical twins raised apart
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Unformatted text preview: with that of identical twins raised in the same household. ultimate causation The evolutionary explanation of why a behavior (or other aspect of an organisms biology) occurs, that is, the benefit to survival and reproduction or the evolutionary significance of the behavioral act....
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