"Imprinting (Psychology)" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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