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To answer your question, you really have to specify what animal your talking about, some animals simply won't live long enough for learning to be an effective mechanism. If there are few predators, evolution will favour animals who are less vigilant about checking for potential predators generally, since this costs time (Google search vigilance behavioral ...


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There is no known specific process or part of the human brain which, when activated, causes the person to daydream, engage in fantasy or come up with ideas that are far from common reality. Instead, imagination is a broad-based activity which involves and overlaps with many brain regions and cognitive processes. The cognitive neuroscientific basis of ...


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I'm not 100% sure if this is what you were intending to ask, because your initial opening was about generation Z (which is at the large cultural level) while on the other hand your question written in bold seemed to be geared towards the individual. I have tried incorporating both parts into this answer. In essence I could not tell between which of the two ...


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I have cats. Whenever I let them out into the garden, the birds in the trees start chattering like crazy. Probably they are warning each other of these predators. When they're back in the house, the birds stop. Interestingly, they have no reaction to my dog. In this case, I guess the birds pass on the knowledge by warning each other whenever they see a ...


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"Contingent" means "dependent upon". See the first definition of http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/contingent?s=t The reason the second definition there (which is the one you are thinking of) has the same word is because if B is contingent on A, then B is not for sure going to happen. B will only happen if A does.



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