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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 2230
Professor
Frank Marchese
Semester
Fall

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CHAPTER2GeneticsandMotivation1Instinctsgeneticallymotivatedbehaviorsthatoccurwhencertainconditionsarepresentandrequiresnolearningpg36ththAEarlyinstincttheorieswerepopularinthelate19andearly20centuriesConceptofinstinctactedasatheoreticalbridgebetweenanimalandhumanbehaviorandthusevolutionappliedtobothhumansandanimalsandtophysicalstructurebehaviorandmindHumansandanimalsdosharesomethingsincommonbuthumansarelogicalbutanimalsareirrationalDarwinianevolutionarytheoryaroseinthecontextofbiologythenlaterappliedtopsychologysociologyetcThereforecontinuitybetweenhumanandanimalbehaviorispromoted1NominalFallacynamingabehaviorasinstinctivedoesnotexplainitLabelingisnotanexplanationrathermustspecifyconditionsthatledtobehaviorBCauseeffectanalysisattemptstodothis2WilliamJamesinstinctsaresimilartoreflexesoccurblindlythefirsttimeandareelicitedbysensorystimuliInstinctisanimpulsetoactionandthusconsideredmotivatedInstinctismodifiablethroughexperiencestAtwoprinciplesaccoun
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