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When Nature Trumps Nurture

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Cows almost always face due north or south when they eat. Lenwood uses operant conditioning to teach his cow, Mr. Moo, to eat facing east. At first,​ Lenwood is successful, but as time goes on, Mr. Moo reverts to eating facing north, even when Lenwood offers a reward for eating facing east. What is Lenwood's failure to retrain Mr. Moo an example of?

A

Taste aversion

B

Extinction

C

Generalization

D

Evolutionary psychology

E

Instinctive drift