FOLLOWING BEHAVIOR

the name of a species-specific trait seen in some young animals where they will follow after a parent or a surrogate parent. It is a style of imprinting behaviour.

FOLLOWING BEHAVIOR: "Following behaviour is a form of imprinting."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FOLLOWING BEHAVIOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/following-behavior/ (accessed August 24, 2019).
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