Metabolic rate and body size are linked with perception of temporal information☆

@inproceedings{Healy2013MetabolicRA,
  title={Metabolic rate and body size are linked with perception of temporal information☆},
  author={Kevin J. Healy and Luke McNally and Graeme D. Ruxton and Natalie R. Cooper and Andrew L Jackson},
  booktitle={Animal Behaviour},
  year={2013}
}
Body size and metabolic rate both fundamentally constrain how species interact with their environment, and hence ultimately affect their niche. While many mechanisms leading to these constraints have been explored, their effects on the resolution at which temporal information is perceived have been largely overlooked. The visual system acts as a gateway to the dynamic environment and the relative resolution at which organisms are able to acquire and process visual information is likely to… CONTINUE READING
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