SCHOOLING

In animal behavior patterns, the assembling collectively of substantial groups of fish. Schooling is believed to reduce predation by means of confusion and dilution effects or to enhance hydrodynamic characteristics to ensure that individual fish are able to swim more proficiently. The technique of teaching in a formal environment or the purveyance of education.

SCHOOLING: "The fish were schooling and easy to catch."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SCHOOLING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/schooling/ (accessed October 19, 2019).
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