Some animal species are limited to a repertoire of genetically determined behaviors; others have more complex brains and can learn and modify a wide variety of behaviors.
Learning Goal 1b
All behavior is affected by both inheritance and experience.
For Grades: 9-12
Learning Goal 2ab
The expectations, moods, and prior experiences of human beings can affect how they interpret new perceptions or ideas. People tend to ignore evidence that challenges their beliefs and to accept evidence that supports them.