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The ontogeny of the pecking response of laughing gull chicks
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In the tests reported here, naive herring gull chicks, both at 18 h and 5–6 days, showed no preference between a model of their species and one of a laughing gull, and unreinforced exposure to alaugh gull model reduced the response to laughing gulls, showing that conditioned inhibition can be strong. Expand
The ontogeny of the pecking response of herring gull chicks
The ontogeny of the pecking response of herring gull chicks, Laws argentatus, was investigated in an attempt to resolve the potential contributions of maturation, habituation, conditioned inhibition,Expand