Last edited by Academic Press
21.05.2021 | History

2 edition of Social Learning In Animals found in the catalog.

Social Learning In Animals

The Roots of Culture

  • 756 Want to read
  • 377 Currently reading

Published by Administrator in Academic Press

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Academic Press

      • Download Social Learning In Animals Book Epub or Pdf Free, Social Learning In Animals, Online Books Download Social Learning In Animals Free, Book Free Reading Social Learning In Animals Online, You are free and without need to spend extra money (PDF, epub) format You can Download this book here. Click on the download link below to get Social Learning In Animals book in PDF or epub free.

      • nodata

        StatementAcademic Press
        PublishersAcademic Press
        LC ClassificationsMay 16, 1996
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 95 p. :
        Number of Pages55
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 100122739655

        nodata File Size: 9MB.

Share this book
You might also like

Social Learning In Animals by Academic Press Download PDF EPUB FB2

Dogs Canis familiaris learn from their owners via observation in a manipulation task. Puppies, therefore, spent more time looking at the unfamiliar dog and, as a consequence, they had greater opportunity to learn from its demonstrations. 1 2 3 4 5 I give up quickly.

Lefebvre L 1995 The opening of milk bottles by birds: evidence for accelerating learning rates, but against the wave-of-advance model of cultural transmission.

Social learning theory in animals postulates that animals can learn by observation of, or interaction with, another animal especially of the same species or its actions Box, 1984; Galef, 1988. Late in the summer, when juvenile cowbirds become independent of their foster parents, they join flocks consisting primarily of other juvenile cowbirds, and then spend the winter as members of very large mixed-species flocks.

Consequently, social learning is most beneficial in stable environments, in which predators, food, and other stimuli are not likely to change rapidly. Conversely, people with low self-efficacy avoid challenging tasks because they doubt their ability to be successful, tend to focus on failure and negative outcomes, and lose confidence in their abilities if they experience setbacks. Cheryl Directed an on-campus Institute at CSU for over a decade.

Effects while weaning Wild rat pups and their dams living in a room-sized enclosure, and Social Learning In Animals while each took its first meal of solid food outside the nest, ate at the same time and place at which an adult was eatingthough the temporal and spatial distribution of adult feeding made such coincidence extremely unlikely. The laboratory-born monkeys never learned to fear flowers, though they would learn to avoid snakes by watching televised images of conspecifics' responses to snakes.

Social Learning In Animals seeks to combine the strengths of associative learning theory and evolutionary approaches to the study of cognition. Finally, when interspecific SL is considered, as for some behaviour socially learned by dogs described previously for instance, but does not consist in copying, the consequences at the populational level— i. Thus, in the case of dogs, the ability to acquire information from unfamiliar models in social learning situations constitutes a valid and particularly interesting topic, from an ethological perspective.

However, other evidence suggests that, consistent with information-sharing models, individuals can simultaneously scrounge and learn socially. For example, because visual acuity is a key determinant of copying ability, and copying ability improves fitness, our brains developed high visual acuity.

On the contrary, it is unlikely that unfamiliar dogs would allow puppies to steal their possessions. We also observed and intended to compare the action i.

The only thing left at this point is to acquire a copy of this fine work.

Social learning and culture in animals

In the simplest example, individuals from two populations of different species, P1 dogs and P2 humanshave tight social interaction patterns Fig. The role of demonstrator familiarity and language cues on infant imitation from television. The news from Korea was followed up by ElephantVoices colleagues, and a study of Kosiks abilities was.

In further experiments, the rats were allowed to observe experienced individuals opening the pine cones but were still unable to pick up the skill of pinecone stripping.

Having established that the monkeys were responsive to television images, the researchers edited videotapes so that it appeared to naive, laboratory-born monkeys that wild-born individuals were responding fearfully not to a snake, but to a flower. The demonstrator dogs were trained by operant conditioning methods until they performed the given task reliably Social Learning In Animals.