NLM Logo

Imprinting, Psychological MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Imprinting, Psychological
Tree Number(s)
F02.463.425.448
Unique ID
D007173
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007173
Annotation
human & animal
Scope Note
A particular kind of learning characterized by occurrence in very early life, rapidity of acquisition, and relative insusceptibility to forgetting or extinction. Imprinted behavior includes most (or all) behavior commonly called instinctive, but imprinting is used purely descriptively.
Entry Term(s)
Imprinting (Psychology)
Imprinting, Psychology
Public MeSH Note
2020; was IMPRINTING (PSYCHOLOGY) 1964-2019
History Note
2020 (1965); was IMPRINTING (PSYCHOLOGY) 1964-2019
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/01/18
Imprinting, Psychological Preferred
page delivered in 0.207s