A historical perspective on recent studies of social learning about foods by Norway rats.

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Early naturalists explained field observations of social influences on animal learning in terms of spoken language, deliberate tuition of one animal by another, or intentional imitation. During the first half of the present century, experimental psychologists analyzed instances of social learning by animals in laboratory tasks as special cases of operant or… (More)

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@article{Galef1990AHP, title={A historical perspective on recent studies of social learning about foods by Norway rats.}, author={Bennett G. Galef}, journal={Canadian journal of psychology}, year={1990}, volume={44 3}, pages={311-29} }