A novel test for evaluating horses’ spontaneous visual attention is predictive of attention in operant learning tasks

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Attention is described as the ability to process selectively one aspect of the environment over others. In this study, we characterized horses’ spontaneous attention by designing a novel visual attention test (VAT) that is easy to apply in the animal’s home environment. The test was repeated over three consecutive days and repeated again 6 months later in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00114-017-1480-6

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@article{Rochais2017ANT, title={A novel test for evaluating horses’ spontaneous visual attention is predictive of attention in operant learning tasks}, author={C{\'e}line Rochais and Mathilde Sebilleau and M. Houdebine and Philippe Bec and M. Hausberger and S. Henry}, journal={The Science of Nature}, year={2017}, volume={104}, pages={1-16} }