Can hungry nestlings be trained to reduce their begging ?

@inproceedings{Grodzinski2007CanHN,
  title={Can hungry nestlings be trained to reduce their begging ?},
  author={Uri Grodzinski and Ido Erev and Arnon Lotema},
  year={2007}
}
Nestling begging behavior is usually characterized by a behavioral response of increasing begging levels with an increase in nestling need or hunger. Recent evidence for the possible effect of learning on begging intensity raises the question of how learning can shape this response rule. In particular, it is not clear whether hungry nestlings can learn to reduce their begging when it is not successful or, rather, whether they must first acquire positive experiences with low begging levels in… CONTINUE READING
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