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The organism has no previous experience with the stimuli that it responds to
Animals stop responding to stimuli that do not provide appropriate feedback.
movement in response to a stimuli
from some stimulus.
A stimulus or response is linked to reward or avoid a punishment.
Trial and Error
Mental connection between a stimulus and some kind of reward or punishment.
Observation and imitation of others
Inventive behavior in response to new situations
Observing and mimicking others
An animal applies something it has already learned to a new situation
Most complicated form of learning
Threats or combat that settles disputes between individuals.
Types of Agnostic Behaviors
- tests of strength
ranking of individuals based on social interactions
Behavior that reduces an individuals fitness while increasing the fitness of others in the population
Individuals success by producing offspring and helping close relatives
An act that may be repaid at a later time
Notes from powerpoint