Object and spatial representations in detour problems by chicks

  title={Object and spatial representations in detour problems by chicks},
  author={Lucia Regolin and Giorgio Vallortigara and Mario Zanforlin},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
Two-day-old chicks, Gallus gallus domesticus, were tested in a detour situation requiring th’ to abandon a clear view of a desired goal (a small red object on which they had been imprinted) in on to achieve that goal. The chicks were placed in a closed corridor, at one end of which was a barrier w a small window through which the goal was visible. Two symmetrical apertures placed midline to 1 corridor allowed the chicks to adopt routes passing around the barrier. After entering the apertur… CONTINUE READING
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