instinctive drift

instinctive drift2016-12-13T03:45:40+00:00

instinctive drift

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instinctive drift

PSYCHOLOGY

Definition The tendency of an animal’s instinctive behaviour to override artificial trained behaviour, and revert to the behavioral vocabulary of its species after the experimental conditioning ends.

Said another way, a leopard can’t change its spots.

Synonym Instinctual drift 

References http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Instinctive_drift

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