Comparative Psychology 1

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  1. Natural Animal Model
    an animal group or species that posses biochemical/physiological characteristics natural for that animal but pathological for humans
  2. Proximate Analysis
    • How Questions
    • How does this behavior come about?
    • (developmental changes, learning and physiological explanations)
  3. Ultimate Analyses
    • Why Questions
    • Why does the animal do that?
    • What is the survival value of that behavior?
  4. Evolutionary answers to "Why Questions"
    the existence of such a trait enhances the survivability and reproduction of a phenotype that is reflective of an underlying genotype
  5. Phenotype
    what you see
  6. Genotype
    the underlying genes
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Comparative Psychology 1
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