Rachel Sheffet

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The effects of ambient temperature and of sex on nest-building behavior were studied in a laboratory colony of gray short-tailed opossums, small, Brazilian marsupials. At 24 degrees C, both males and females used more nesting material and built larger nests of better quality than at 27 degrees C. Although both males and females built nests using the mouth,(More)
Three studies explored relationships between prototypicahty and the structure of sentences in recall, preference ratings, and natural dictionary definitions. The first experiment showed that sentences were systematically changed in retail to allow prototypical instances of categories to be mentioned before nonprototypical instances. In the second(More)
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