innate behaviour


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innate behaviour

any behaviour that is exhibited by animals reared in isolation and which appears to be inherited, and thus instinctive, in some interpretations of the meaning of this word. Innate behaviour develops independently of any experience of the behaviour in other animals. See INSTINCT, IMPRINTING.
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Road behaviour in the UAE is an all too common conversation here, and it is often a reckless decision that changes an individual's innate behaviour in a split second.
Certain environmental risks, such as cannabis use, may be more likely given an individual's innate behaviour and personality, itself influenced by their genetic make-up.
Avoiding carbon dioxide is an innate behaviour and should therefore be generated outside the mushroom body in the fly's brain: previously, the nerve cells in the mushroom body were linked only with learning and behaviour patterns that are based on learned associations.
If we can design cognitive systems that allow robots to be sensitive to this innate behaviour from humans, as well as implementing efficient algorithms that are tailored to social learning, then we place robots in a very strong position whereby they can learn from us in a natural manner.
He realises that his alpha-Australian-male attitudes reflect a horrific national blind-spot, a convenient stereotyping of black-fellas and comes to appreciate that if roles were reversed his own innate behaviour would be crass and totally abhorrent.
Unfortunately, this innate behaviour is the very practice that spreads the rare disease, which could lead to their extinction.
In a social climate where the media hypes new genetic discoveries concerning our behaviour just about every day, and books such as Men are from Mars, Women are From Venus by pseudo-psychologist John Gray top bestseller lists for months, the popular reinforcement of genetic or innate behaviour patterns is continually reinforced.
Prevailing thought has been that pheromones - chemicals that trigger an innate behaviour - drove the suckling response as an automatic behaviour.
The authors write that understanding the molecular basis of predator odour recognition by rodents will provide crucial tools to study the neural circuitry associated with innate behaviour.
In prospective (4), we aim to understand how changes in such circuits impinge on the development and evolution of innate behaviours such as predation.
While a lot of these studies combining electrophysiological, optical and computational approaches have focused on cortical circuits important for learned behaviours, innate behaviours have not benefited from such experimental and analysis framework.