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Unformatted text preview: models, or anything else, other that pure biology . This perspective is very much the sort that was offered recently in the controversial article that stated, Parents don't matter that much in the development of their children. b) William McDougal (1908) - influential theorist who viewed instincts as behavior patterns that are: 1. unlearned 2. uniform in expression 3. universal in a species For example, within a species of bird, all the members may build identical nests and work in the same ways. This is true even for those birds of that species born and raised in captivity and isolation, and thus could not have learned the appropriate nest building behavior from other, experienced role model birds. McDougal carried it a step further by stating that humans are the same and have instincts for behaviors such as: parenting, submission, jealousy, mating, and more....
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
- Fall '09