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

  title={Determining When Birds Perceive Correspondence Between Pictures and Objects : A Critique},
  author={Ronald G. Weisman},
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

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