Instinctive Knowledge (Instinctive Belief)

Instinctive knowledge or belief is the unlearned or spontaneous response to a relatively new stimulus. These are instinctive acts which are significant for survival. This knowledge is already ingrained in the DNA. For instance, a newborn already knows how to breast feed. Likewise, female animals have instinctive knowledge of how to care for their young.

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