Behavioral Adaptation

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Behavioral Adaptation  instantane ous milli - sec  short  sec - days  medium  days -  years  long  years -  eons  Premise  an external  event can  change  behavior  the behavioral  repertoire can  be changed by  environmental  contingencies  enduring  character-  istic ways of  responding can  be established  by exposure to  common-  alities in  correlations  "rules" memory  organi  equiva- zation of  llences behavior  genetic  selection can  establish a  characteristic  behavior to an  environmental  event  Descriptive  Unit of  Analysis  must be input  output  relation-  ship  RECEPTION  a change in  behavior  associated with  changes in the  environment  (reverses with  stimulus)  LEARNING  a change in  behavior  repertoire  associated with  exposure to  some  nonrandom  relationship in  the  environment  (reverses with  some contrary  contingen- cy)  DISPOSITION  a change in the 
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