Imprinting Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Imprinting.

  • 4 Encyclopedia Articles

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The Imprinting Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (4)

825 words, approx. 3 pages
Imprinting Imprinting describes a process in which newborn animals rapidly develop a strong attachment to a particular individual, often the mother. It is associated particularly with precocious bird ... Read more
1,304 words, approx. 5 pages
Imprinting Imprinting refers to the chemical modification of the DNA in some genes that affects how or whether those genes are expressed. One particular kind of DNA imprinting found in mammals is know... Read more
578 words, approx. 2 pages
Imprinting Imprinting is a term used in ethology (study of animal behavior) to describe the development of a stable behavioral pattern during a brief period of juvenile life (known as the "sensitive p... Read more
2,932 words, approx. 10 pages
Imprinting Imprinting is the learning process through which the social preferences of animals of certain species become restricted to a particular object or class of objects. A distinction is made bet... Read more
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