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exploratory learning

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Zoology and Animal Sciences.

A form of latent learning in which an animal learns by exploring new surroundings, without apparent reward or punishment.

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incidental learning

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Human learning (1) that is unintentional and unmotivated or that occurs without any apparent reinforcement (1, 2). In animal learning, the phenomenon is called latent learning. Also called null...

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insight learning

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

The ability to respond correctly to a situation that is experienced for the first time and that is different from any experience encountered previously. This ability appears to involve some...

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Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

The acquisition of information or patterns of behaviour other than by genetic inheritance, or the modification of genetically acquired information or behaviour as a result of experience....

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learning curve

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A curve on a graph which shows performance changes against practice time or number of practice sessions. The term implies that changes in performance mirror changes in learning. Many...

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