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Social Learning

Bennett G. Galef, Jr.

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0034
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter begins with a brief review of the literature on social influences on food choices of Norway rats. It describes fieldwork strongly suggesting that interactions between adult free-living ... More


Minimal rationality

Fred I. Dretske

in Rational Animals?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198528272
eISBN:
9780191689529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528272.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter provides an account of the so-called minimal rationality. Minimal rationality requires not only that behaviour be under the causal ... More


Learn or Die: Building a High-Performance Learning Organization

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book provides an actionable blueprint that makes use of science to build a leading-edge learning organization. More specifically, it explains how one can become a better and faster learner and ... More


Against Evolutionary Determinism: The Role of Ontogeny in Behavior

Marga Vicedo

in The Nature and Nurture of Love: From Imprinting to Attachment in Cold War America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226020556
eISBN:
9780226020693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226020693.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

During the 1950s and 1960s, researchers in Europe and the United States showed the difficulties inherent in the original ethological goal of studying animal behavior by first identifying an animal's ... More


Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Edward Hess

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

To compete with today's increasing globalization and rapidly evolving technologies, individuals and organizations must take their ability to learn—the foundation for continuous improvement, ... More


Slugs & Snails, Sugar & Spice

Lynn Roseberry and Johan Roos

in Bridging the Gender Gap: Seven Principles for Achieving Gender Balance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198717119
eISBN:
9780191785832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717119.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter explains how learning to categorize people as male or female is part of the social repertoire of human beings, who start learning to do it in infancy. Human beings are predisposed to ... More


Motivation Further Considered and Emotions

Seymour Epstein

in Cognitive-Experiential Theory: An Integrative Theory of Personality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199927555
eISBN:
9780190256227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199927555.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores mid-level implicit needs and beliefs, lower-level implicit needs and beliefs, emotions, and other feeling states in relation to the cognitive-experiential theory (CET) of ... More


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