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Experimental evolution of prepared learning

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Jul 30, 2014

Aimee S Dunlap, David W Stephens

Abstract

Animals learn some things more easily than others. To explain this so-called prepared learning, investigators commonly appeal to the evolutionary history of stimulus-consequence relationships experienced by a population or species. We offer a simple model that formalizes this long-stand...read more

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Quinine Measurement
Drosophila
Cinchona calisaya
Odors
Oviposition
Quinine
Selection, Genetic
Association Learning
Behavior, Animal
Color
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Experimental evolution of prepared learning

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Jul 30, 2014

Aimee S Dunlap, David W Stephens

PMID: 25071167

DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1404176111

Abstract

Animals learn some things more easily than others. To explain this so-called prepared learning, investigators commonly appeal to the evolutionary history of stimulus-consequence relationships experienced by a population or species. We offer a simple model that formalizes this long-stand...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Quinine Measurement
Drosophila
Cinchona calisaya
Odors
Oviposition
Quinine
Selection, Genetic
Association Learning
Behavior, Animal
Color
41
2
3
143
1
Paper Details
References
  • References10
  • Citations14
12
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