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Software of the Mind #2: Adopting Natural Software
Connection with Nature faded away as humanity removed itself physically and mentally from natural living. Thought replaced direct knowledge, (intuition) and ego replaced the mode of the natural mind. This is becoming increasingly the case not only at the...
Mystic Sciences >> Mind
Software of the Mind #3: Implementing Natural Software
" Logic " is a primary means for the refinement of the mental vehicle in particular. A common view of logic is that it is merely a system of reasoning that is in itself without direction. This view holds that logic is only a framework of...
Mystic Sciences >> Mind
A Treatise on Astral Projection, Part 3: The Rope Techniques
A key ingredient to the new projection techniques is an invisible, imaginary ROPE hanging from your ceiling. This ROPE will be used to exert dynamic pressure at a single point on your astral body to force its separation from the physical. The ROPE technique...
Parapsychology >> Astral Projection
A Treatise on Astral Projection, Part 4: More Rope Techniques
ROPE is a very effective projection technique, but it still has to be learned to be effective. I would like to elaborate on a couple of points about the technique, inspired by the feedback I have received so far. There is NO visualization required - AT ALL -...
Parapsychology >> Astral Projection
What is hypnotic trance? Does it provide unusual physical or mental capacities?
2.1 'Trance;' descriptive or misleading? Most of the classical notions of hypnosis have long held that hypnosis was special in some way from other types of interpersonal communication and that an induction (preparatory process considered by some to be...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
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Lecture 5 Notes: Ethology of geese; fixed action patterns and the CNS
Video: Konrad Lorenz and his geese, recorded from WGBH-TV, “Wild, Wild World of Animals”. • Discovery of imprinting. • Nature of imprinting.
The Fixed Action Pattern: Empirical Properties and - Springer
CHAPTER 10. The Fixed Action Pattern: Empirical Properties and Theoretical Implications. By HOWARD MOLTZ, PH.
Animal Behavior Nature vs. Nurture Classical Studies Fixed Action
Ethology- 1930s. • the scientific and objective study of function and evolution of animal behavior, especially under natural conditions. – Fixed Action Pattern (FAP ).
Learning Overview What is learning? Non-learning influences on
Apr 23, 2014 Fixed-action patterns. • Non-learned behaviors. • Organism does reflexively.
What's in a peck? Using fixed action pattern morphology to identify
Jul 2, 2008 Using fixed action pattern morphology to identify the motivational basis of abnormal feather-pecking behaviour. L. M.

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Revisiting 'No Russian' in the wake of Paris
Even in 2010, it was clear armed assaults on soft targets would be the new terrorist attack model, and indeed, this attack pattern was already well-established by the time MW2 came to market.
Credit Spreads in Bond Markets Suggest Recession is Upon Us - Yet U.S. Economy
He also sounded a call to action for international monetary policymakers. "Ever since the crisis, ... In 2014, Mr.
E.ON's (ENAKF) CEO Johannes Teyssen on Q4 2015 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Dear ladies and gentlemen, welcome to E.ON's full-year results 2015. At our customer's request this conference will be recorded.
Poker and AI: Reporting from the 2016 Annual Computer Poker Competition
Actually, the logs from last year's competition are public, so each subsequent class of poker AIs tries to beat CFR by training AIs to looking for patterns within those hundreds of thousands of heads-up situations from previous contests.
At Home: Countertops 101
As in most homes, the kitchen was where the action was. Her lady friends would gather along our extra-long ...

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Fixed action pattern - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term fixed action pattern (FAP), or modal action pattern, is sometimes used in ethology to denote an instinctive behavioral sequence that is relatively ...
Fixed Action Patterns: Instinctive Behavior of FAPS
Fixed action pattern (FAP) is an instinctive behavioral response triggered by a specific stimulus. Once triggered, the FAP behavior can't be stopped.
Fixed Action Pattern: Definition & Examples |
Simply put, a fixed action pattern is a series or sequence of acts that occur behaviorally in animals. This sequence is unchangeable and will be carried out to ...
Instinctive Behavior: Fixed Action Patterns
Instinctive Behavior: Fixed Action Patterns Silvia Helena Cardoso, PhD. One of the most curious scenes I have ever seen in animal behavior is one of a bird (a ...
fixed-action pattern | biology |
Ethologists termed pecking behaviour a “fixed action pattern” to indicate that it was performed automatically and correctly the first time it was elicited, apparently  ...

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