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Second Hour Exam in Animal Behavior BIOS 335 Fall 2006 Name ______________________ Answer Only 8 Questions. PLEASE DO NOT WRITE IN THE LEFT MARGIN. 1. Using the specific features in Lorenz’ Hydraulic Model and Deutch’s Feedback Model, explain why each one is considered motivation models. the action specific energy reservoir of Lorenz’ model and the internal medium of Deutch’s model are both designed to denote variable internal states that are likely to add variation in behavior in spite the unchanging stimuli. 2. In terms of decision-making, how does optimality theory relate to evolutionary theory? Optimality, when referring to decision-making, are decisions based on costs and the benefits and the individuals that yield the highest resulting benefits when faced with the same costs will produce more surviving offspring. Evolutionary theory insists that changes in subsequent generations will be based on those genotypes that make the highest yield optimal decisions. 3. Differentiate between Pavlovian (Classical) Conditioning and Instrumental (Operant)
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