How Animals Learn: Understanding Learnt Behaviour

Discover how animals learn. Whether a domestic animal is being trained or an animal is establishing learnt behaviours in the wild, there are some key similarities that connect the different ways animals learn. This short course explains the processes behind how animals learn, in simple terms:

  • Determine the different ways animals learn, from classical conditioning to imitation
  • Explore the relationship between instincts and learnt behaviour
  • Find out how parenting can influence how an animal learns
  • Learn about specialised forms of learning evident in some animals
  • Discover how maternal bonding influences upbringing, and more