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Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

A period of time during which a young animal is most impressionable and therefore most likely to acquire learned behaviour. This is the period during which imprinting occurs.

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sensitive developmental period

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

A period during development when there is an enhanced chance that genetic malfunction will bring development to a standstill. In Drosophila these sensitive periods correspond to the onset...

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sensitive period

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

A period of time during which a young animal is most impressionable and therefore most likely to acquire learned behaviour. This is the period during which imprinting occurs.

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sensitive period

Edited by Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 5 words.

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sensitive period

Edited by Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 5 words.

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sensitive period

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 30 words.

A period of time during which a young animal is most impressionable and therefore most likely to acquire learned behaviour.

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sensitive period

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 31 words.

A period of time during which a young animal is most impressionable and therefore most likely to acquire learned behaviour. This is the period during which ...

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Sensitive Period

Edited by Miquel Porta.

in A Dictionary of Epidemiology

January 2014; p ublished online July 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 94 words.

A time during the development of a tissue, organ, or system when it can be permanently changed by harmful influences

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Sensitive Period

Edited by Miquel Porta.

in A Dictionary of Epidemiology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 89 words.

A time during the development of a tissue, organ, or system when it can be permanently changed by harmful influences

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sensitive period

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 30 words.

A period of time during which a young animal is most impressionable and therefore most likely to acquire learned behaviour.

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sensitive period

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 30 words.

A period of time during which a young animal is most impressionable and therefore most likely to acquire learned behaviour.

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sensitive developmental period

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 63 words.

a period during development when there is an enhanced chance that genetic malfunction will bring development to a standstill. In

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sensitive developmental period

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 63 words.

a period during development when there is an enhanced chance that genetic malfunction will bring development to a standstill. In

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Identification of a Sensitive Period of Prenatal Cocaine Exposure that Alters the Development of the Anterior Cingulate Cortex

Gregg D. Stanwood, Ricardo A. Washington and Pat Levitt.

in Cerebral Cortex

May 2001; p ublished online May 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience. 6773 words.

Administration of cocaine to pregnant rabbits produces robust and long-lasting anatomical, neurochemical and behavioral alterations in their offspring. For example, exposure to cocaine...

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Single-sided deafness leads to unilateral aural preference within an early sensitive period

Andrej Kral, Peter Hubka, Silvia Heid and Jochen Tillein.

in Brain

January 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 7846 words.

Unilateral deafness has a high incidence in children. In addition to children who are born without hearing in one ear, children with bilateral deafness are frequently equipped only with one...

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Vestibular Compensation: Sensitive Period and Role of Sensory-Motor Activity in Substitution Processes

Yohʼi Zennou-Azogui and Christian Xerri.

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

April 1992; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience. 3197 words.

This chapter discusses vestibular compensation as a multisensory substitution process. The contribution of somatosensory afferents, the remaining labyrinthine afferents, and the visual...

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imprinting

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 448 words.

An aspect of *learning that takes place during a *sensitive period in the early stages of an animal's

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imprinting

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 448 words.

An aspect of learning that takes place during a sensitive period in the early stages of an animal's life. Lambs

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Programming

Edited by Miquel Porta.

in A Dictionary of Epidemiology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 52 words.

The process whereby a stimulus or insult at a sensitive period of development has lasting effects on the structure or

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Programming

Edited by Miquel Porta.

in A Dictionary of Epidemiology

January 2014; p ublished online July 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 44 words.

As defined by Alan Lucas,686 the process whereby a stimulus or insult at a Sensitive Period of development has

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prose-rhythm, Latin

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 1496 words.

Quantitative

In the classical period, the Roman ear was clearly sensitive to patterns of quantity in formal spoken prose. An

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