|TERMS I DEFINITIONS
||The activities animals perform during their lifetime are called animal behavior.
||The study of animal behavior on the basis of evolution and the natural environment is called ethology.
||The study of the evolution of social behavior is called sociobiology
||More immediate ecological and physiological causes of behavior are called proximate causes. It includes eating to
satisfy hunger .
||The application of human characteristics to anything not human is called anthropomorphism.
||Some – behavior patterns appear only after a specific
developmental stage or time. This stage or time is called maturation. –
||The inherited behavior is called instincts.
||The change of behavior by life experiences is called learning.
||The decrease in response to repeated or continuous stimulation is called habituation.
||Pairing of an irrelevant stimulus with a natural primary
stimulus that produces an automatic response is called classical conditioning.
||The trial and error learning is called instrumental