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Causation and Development of Behaviour(1)


Causation and Development of Behaviour
Stephanie Bates
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Stephanie Bates
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Causation and Development of Behaviour(1)
  1. Body's responses to stimuli
    1. Nervous System AND Endocrine System
      1. A neuroendocrine response
      2. Learned Response AND Cognitive Response
        1. Experiential
          1. Heightening / waning of an innate (instinctive) response
      3. Factors that cause behaviour
        1. Internal
          1. Biological rhythms
            1. Circadian rhythms
              1. Circannual rhythms
              2. Motivations; either homeostatic or non-homeostatic.
              3. External
                1. Biotic
                  1. Abiotic
                  2. Context Dependent
                    1. Alteration of a reaction to a stimuli with time
                    2. Errors
                      1. Misconception or misidentification of a stimuli
                    3. Types of Learning
                      1. Innate (Instinctive)
                        1. Maturation
                          1. Full behavioural repertoire
                            1. Behaviours change or start to be expressed at predictable stages as the individual ages
                            2. Chance
                              1. specific environmental event in crucial stage in life e.g. temperature/diet
                              2. Self Learning
                                1. Imprinting
                                  1. Conditioning
                                    1. Habituation
                                      1. Discriminative learning
                                        1. Associative Learning
                                        2. Learning from others (social learning)
                                          1. Observing & replicating
                                          2. Insight Learning
                                            1. highest form of learning ("Eureka moment")
                                              1. Complex problem solving
                                                1. Finding a solution
                                                  1. Achieving a reward
                                                2. Facilitated learning hypothesis
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