Animal Psychology Notes 1/8/2012
Why study animal behavior?
- Practical reasons, hunters need to know about animals they hunt, farmers need to know
about pests so they can kill them
- Looking/understanding animals will gives us insight as t
Class 20: Neuroethology and Special Senses
Neuroethology: effort to look at brain/nervous system mechanisms and specialized behavior in certain animals
How long can seals stay underwater?
- Tie a seal to a teeter totter and make it stay unde
Animal psych test number 2
What features of imprinting distinguish imprinting from other types of learning?
a. Imprinting is very fast acting and it is irreversible while other types of learning such
as classical conditioning and behaviorism take time