Learning theory is not only understanding how an animal perceives and understands its surroundings, our actions and its interaction with us and others, but also how our behaviour around the animal influences their behaviour. To understand this, it is important to understand how learning takes place in the animal’s brain and analyse why they respond and behave the way they do in specific situations. We may think the animal is doing something with an aim in mind, but in reality, it is likely that their aim is completely different. This is because they perceive the world very differently to us...

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