Head and Eye Movements in Unrestrained Pigeons ( Columba livia )

@inproceedings{WohlschHiger2012HeadAE,
  title={Head and Eye Movements in Unrestrained Pigeons ( Columba livia )},
  author={Andreas WohlschHiger and Ralf Higer and Juan D. Delius},
  year={2012}
}
Head and eye movements were simultaneously recorded during locomotory and pecking behavior of 4 pigeons (CoLumba Livia), which were trained to traverse a conditioning chamber, with a pecking key and a food dispenser at each end. Each trial involved key pecking, walking, and feeding. Head movements were registered with a skull-mounted miniature accelerometer, and eye movements were recorded with implanted electrooculographic electrodes. An almost perfect temporal coordination between head and… CONTINUE READING

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