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Instincts vs learned behavior

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Jeremy Scott

on 5 November 2012

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photo credit Nasa / Goddard Space Flight Center / Reto Stöckli Jeremy Scott & Katie Speak Instinct vs Learned Behavior Definitions Instinct: a natural or inherent aptitude, impule, or capacity

Behavior: the manner of conducting oneself Learned behavior in animals Learning what to eat
Watchful of predators
Learning how to hunt
Associative learning Instincts in humans Crave fatty food
Infant grip
Basic animal instincts
Learning speech Learned behaviors in humans Environmental adaptation through artificial means
Social behaviors/etiquette
Use of tools on a large scale Instincts in non-human animals Migration/Hibernation
Marsupial infants crawling into pouch of its mother
Sea turtles crawling out to sea
Flea's life: cocoon process, knowledge of food, finding a host, etc.
Bird calls Instincts in all animals Eating, drinking, sleeping, reproducing
Fight or flight response
"Will to Win"
Nursing (mammals)
Taking care of eggs Merriam-Webster Dictionary BBC Documentary "Human Instinct" Wikipedia "Instinct"
Teacher Guide
"Instincts" flockgaurd.org
"Learning by Instinct" Teaching Guide
"Animal Behavior" U of Idaho "Learning by Instinct"
Human Instinct: Hunger Our Opinion: Sources: “Behavior.” Globio. Virginia Cretella Mars Foundation/Lewis-Bakker CLAT, 2012. Web. 24 Oct. 2012.
“Instict.” Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Encyclopedia Britannica. 2012. Web. 24 Oct. 2012.
“Behavior.” Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Encyclopedia Britannica. 2012. Web. 24 Oct. 2012.
“Instinct.” Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. 17 Sept. 2012. Web. 24 Oct. 2012.“Behavor.” Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. 5 Oct. 2012. Web. 24 Oct. 2012.
“A Global Treasure and Haven for Birds.” Boreal Songbird Initiative. American Bird Conservancy/Audubon/Defenders of Wildlife/Ducks Unlimited/NWF/NRDC. 2007. Web. 29 Oct. 2012
“Animal Behavior.” BIONet: Organisms and Environments. University of Idaho. 2009. Web. 3 Nov. 2012“Teacher Guide to Animal Behavior.” State Department of Education. Oklahoma State Department of Education. 2012. Web. 1 Nov. 2012
Winston, Professor Lord Robert. “Human Instinct Will to Win.” YouTube. YouTube/BBC. 8 Mar. 2011. Web. 4 Nov. 2012
Winston, Professor Lord Robert. “Robert Winston – Human Instinct – Hunger.avi.” YouTube. YouTube/BBC. 17 Sept. 2011. Web. 4 Nov. 2012.
Gould, James L. & Marler, Peter. “Learning by Instinct.” Scientific American. Nature America, Inc. Jan. 1987. Web. 4 Nov. 2012
“Instincts.” FlockGaurd.org. NA. 2009. Web. 4 Nov. 2012.
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