Determining When Birds Perceive Correspondence Between Pictures and Objects : A Critique

@inproceedings{Weisman2010DeterminingWB,
  title={Determining When Birds Perceive Correspondence Between Pictures and Objects : A Critique},
  author={Ronald G. Weisman},
  year={2010}
}
The use of pictures in avian visual cognition research has expanded over the past few decades but understanding of how birds perceive pictures has not kept pace. Separate evolutionary pathways and distinct differences in existent avian and mammalian visual systems mean that researchers cannot assume that birds see pictures the way humans do. In this article, the authors argue that, to avoid anthropomorphic errors, researchers need empirical evidence about correspondence between perception of… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.
13 Citations
88 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 13 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 88 references

Transfer of discrimination from solid objects to pictures by pigeons: A test of theoretical models of pictorial perception

  • P. A. Cabe
  • Perception & Psychophysics
  • 1976
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Conspecific recognition in pigeons ( Columba livia ) using dynamic video images

  • F. A. Soto, E. A. Wasserman
  • Behaviour
  • 2010
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Niko Tenbergen and the red patch on the herring gull ’ s beak

  • C. ten Cate
  • Animal Behaviour
  • 2009
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…