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filial imprinting

the best known form of imprinting. Whena young animal learns the characteristics of its parent. Itis most obvious innidifugousbirds, who imprint on their parents and then follow themaround.

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September 27th 2021

actor/observer biases

 theserefer to the tendency for (a) ‘actors’ to explain their own behaviour in situationalterms and (b) observers to explain the behaviour of others in dispositional (person) terms.