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Fear of any particular enemy is certainly an instinctive quality, as may be seen in nestling birds, though it is strengthened by experience, and by the sight of fear of the same enemy in other animals.
If we were to see one kind of wolf, when young and without any training, as soon as it scented its prey, stand motionless like a statue, and then slowly crawl forward with a peculiar gait; and another kind of wolf rushing round, instead of at, a herd of deer, and driving them to a distant point, we should assuredly call these actions instinctive.
It is scarcely possible to doubt that the love of man has become instinctive in the dog.
Let it be observed what a contrast the instinctive habits of F.
In this case our ordinary system of habits--those which we call expressive of our 'real selves'-- inhibit or quench (keep inactive or partially inactive) those habits and instinctive tendencies which belong largely in the past"(p.
Her eyes remained very wide open, and she lay very still, confirmed in her instinctive conviction that things don't bear looking into very much.
It requires turning away from reason, observation, and inductive awareness--and toward unreason, "intuitive, instinctive awareness.
Sudden immersion in cold water puts people at severe risk of suffering cold water shock, triggering the instinctive but lifethreatening reaction to gasp uncontrollably and swim hard, which can quickly lead to drowning.
This triggers the instinctive but lifethreatening reaction to gasp uncontrollably and swim hard, which can quickly lead to drowning.
ON the subject of world-class strikers, it's funny, because I always hear how they are born, not made, how it's all instinctive.
I think it can be more instinctive and impulsive than that because I'm always scared that I've heard that so many times, 'Next year I will retire', and then they continue or go somewhere else.
Dr Wolfgang Epple, director of research and technology at Jaguar Land Rover, said: "Human beings have developed an instinctive awareness of danger over thousands of years.