Observational Learning in Octopus vulgaris

@article{Fiorito1992ObservationalLI,
  title={Observational Learning in Octopus vulgaris},
  author={Graziano Fiorito and Pietro Scotto},
  journal={Science},
  year={1992},
  volume={256},
  pages={545 - 547}
}
Untrained Octopus vulgaris (observers) were allowed to watch conditioned Octopus(demonstrators) perform the task of selecting one of two objects that were presented simultaneously and differed only in color. After being placed in isolation, the observers, in a similar test, consistently selected the same object as did the demonstrators. This learning by observation occurred irrespective of the object chosen by the demonstrators as the positive choice and was more rapid than the learning that… 
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