Lizards assess complex social signals by lateralizing colour but not motion detection

  title={Lizards assess complex social signals by lateralizing colour but not motion detection},
  author={Anuradha Batabyal and Maria Thaker},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Biology},
ABSTRACT Vertebrates lateralize many behaviours including social interactions. Social displays typically comprise multiple components, yet our understanding of how these are processed comes from studies that typically examine responses to the dominant component or the complex signal as a whole. Here, we examined laterality in lizard responses to determine whether receivers separate the processing of motion and colour signal components in different brain hemispheres. In Psammophilus dorsalis… 
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