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Mirror-Induced Behavior in the Magpie (Pica pica): Evidence of Self-Recognition
Comparative studies suggest that at least some bird species have evolved mental skills similar to those found in humans and apes. This is indicated by feats such as tool use, episodic-like memory,Expand
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Asymmetries of representation in the visual system of pigeons
ALTHOUGH functional asymmetries in the course of visual information processing have been known for a long time in humans as well as in non-human species, the structural basis of these asymmetries isExpand
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Asymmetry pays: visual lateralization improves discrimination success in pigeons
Functional cerebral asymmetries, once thought to be exclusively human, are now accepted to be a widespread principle of brain organization in vertebrates [1]. The prevalence of lateralization makesExpand
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Lateralization of magnetic compass orientation in a migratory bird
Lateralization of brain functions, once believed to be a human characteristic, has now been found to be widespread among vertebrates. In birds, asymmetries of visual functions are well studied, withExpand
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Left-hemispheric superiority for visuospatial orientation in homing pigeons
To test for lateralisation of visuospatial orientation during homing, pigeons who had binocularly learned the homeward route from remote release sites were tested monocularly on either their left orExpand
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Role of a neuronal small non-messenger RNA: behavioural alterations in BC1 RNA-deleted mice
BC1 RNA is a small non-messenger RNA common in dendritic microdomains of neurons in rodents. In order to investigate its possible role in learning and behaviour, we compared controls and knockoutExpand
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Lateralization of magnetic compass orientation in a migratory bird
die Gehirne von Patienten mit schweren Störungen der Sprachproduktion bzw. der Sprachverarbeitung untersucht hatten, und den Versuchen von Roger Sperry mit „Splitrechte Auge etwas mit derExpand
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Learning of magnetic compass directions in pigeons
A proof of magnetic compass learning by pigeons under laboratory conditions has been attempted for decades, but all experiments have failed so far. The aim of the present study was to test whetherExpand
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The effects of pharmacological modulation of KATP on the guinea-pig isolated diaphragm.
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the functional consequences of KATP modulation in the normal and the metabolically inhibited guinea-pig isolated diaphragm using the K+ channelExpand
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Orientation and lateralized cue use in pigeons navigating a large indoor environment.
The pigeon's use of different visuo-spatial cues was studied under controlled laboratory conditions that simulated analogous aspects of a homing situation. The birds first learned the route to a goalExpand
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