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Instinctive Behaviour

Organisms expressing behavioural patterns that are genetically controlled as opposed to behaviour that has been previously learned in the organisms lifetime.


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Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... shown. The other part, in my opinion, comes from the phenomena of instinctive behaviour of all kinds, beginning with the processes required for life (such as eating in animals) ...

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by Asyncritus
Thu Nov 19, 2009 10:21 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
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The work of natural selection...

... whole group to [i]belong [/i] to them---their personal property. They instinctively feel it is their possession. They instinctively protect and ... way. this seems to be an attack on ultruism and a defense of selfish behaviour. Robert Ardrey's Theory which stated human competitiveness is due ...

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by narrowstaircase
Sun Feb 25, 2007 11:01 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The work of natural selection...
Replies: 17
Views: 9466

The work of natural selection...

apparent altruistic behaviour in animals has been explained by evolutionary psychology (selfish gene theory), ... feel the whole group to [i]belong [/i] to them---their personal property. They instinctively feel it is their possession. They instinctively protect and care for what ...

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by charles brough
Tue Feb 20, 2007 1:38 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The work of natural selection...
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Views: 9466

Lamarckism and the Honeyguide

... honeyguide, how does a given, complex, learned behavior become "instinctive"--as it seems to be with that bird? Sonia the best explanation ... know what exactly instincts are in the first place - how they work with behaviour - and how they can be reinforced genetically. which is essentially ...

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by narrowstaircase
Sat Nov 04, 2006 7:24 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Lamarckism and the Honeyguide
Replies: 14
Views: 7742


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