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Idea

Any mental image or concept.

Origin: g. Semblance


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Re: Ecological Niche

... I came across this http://www.montana.edu/screel/Webpages/Bio%20303/Biol%20303%20niches.pdf From Mitchell, Paul; Ecology, 101 Key Ideas; NTC Publishing Group; Chicago, IL; 2000; p069 “There is no such thing as the ecological niche, there are at least three current, and quite different, ...

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by Gannet
Tue Mar 11, 2014 9:44 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Ecological Niche
Replies: 4
Views: 11143

Re: Instinctive Behavior and Innate Ideas

I just had a thought that maybe instinctive behavior could be simply a series of stimulus and responses where the response of one is the stimulus for the next and so on until the last response is reached. Could this be a viable model for instinctive (innate) behavior?

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by Gannet
Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:47 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Instinctive Behavior and Innate Ideas
Replies: 1
Views: 138

Instinctive Behavior and Innate Ideas

Good Day Everyone When searching this Forum I got three hits for Instinctive Behaviors and one them I used the term. My current position on this subject as I stated before is that I do not reject it, that I am just challenging the concept. I concur with taxes and reflexes being innate, and that evol...

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by Gannet
Sun Mar 02, 2014 5:22 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Instinctive Behavior and Innate Ideas
Replies: 1
Views: 138

Re:

... a bird with outstretched wings. Other shapes won't elicit that reaction. You're almost like Aristotle rejecting Plato's notion of the "innate ideas" (built-in ideas, ideas we're born with) and saying that "there is nothing in the mind that has not previously gone through the senses" ...

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by Gannet
Sun Mar 02, 2014 3:40 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
Replies: 12
Views: 3926

Are predators always smarter than their prey?

... a bird with outstretched wings. Other shapes won't elicit that reaction. You're almost like Aristotle rejecting Plato's notion of the "innate ideas" (built-in ideas, ideas we're born with) and saying that "there is nothing in the mind that has not previously gone through the senses" ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Fri Feb 28, 2014 12:30 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
Replies: 12
Views: 3926
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