What is RELEASER?

Social releaser. A term originating in classical ethology; it refers to aspects of stimulus the sign stimulus which are esp effective in releasing a specific response in all individuals of a species. It also implies that both the relevant stimulus features and the response to them have become mutually adapted through evolution,


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