Social Learning: Psychological and Biological Perspectives

By Thomas R. Zentall; Bennett G. Galef Jr. | Go to book overview

acquisition of snake fear suggests ways in which the learning process is constrained. Our data are a first step in demonstration of phylogenetic history affecting parameters of learning.


ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Preparation of this chapter was supported by BNS-8507340 from the National Science Foundation to S. Mineka. The research described in this chapter has been generously supported by grants from the University of Wisconsin Graduate School and by Grants BNS-8216141 and BNS-8507340 from the National Science Foundation.


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