A search for search asymmetry in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes).

@article{Tomonaga1993ASF,
  title={A search for search asymmetry in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes).},
  author={Masaki Tomonaga},
  journal={Perceptual and motor skills},
  year={1993},
  volume={76 3 Pt 2},
  pages={1287-95}
}
Two chimpanzees and two humans were trained on visual search tasks with several sets of geometric forms composed of 1 and 2 elements (graphemes). When the double-grapheme item was the target and single grapheme item was the distractor, both chimpanzees and humans searched the target quickly irrespective of the display size. On the other hand, when the… CONTINUE READING