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InfantChildClass 11. - KonradLorenz(19031989)Imprinting value becomeattachedtoan

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Ecological Theory of Learning Konrad Lorenz (1903-1989) - Imprinting   Ethology  - the study of behavior  within an evolutionary context,  attempts to understand behavior  in terms of its adaptive or survival  value Imprinting  - a form of learning in  which the young of some species  become attached to an follow  adult members of their species   critical periods  visual preferences for similar  play preferences of males  and females
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Brain Sizes of Various  Primates and Humans Humans are  “a slow- developing, big- brained species”  compared to  other primates The larger the  brain size of  various primates,  the longer their  developmental  period
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Evolutionary Theory of Learning Trivers (1972) - Parental Investment A theory that stresses the evolutionary basis of many aspects of  parental behavior, including the extensive investment parents  make in their offspring. 
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Evolutionary Theory of Learning Trivers (1972) - Environmental Investment
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