Odd-item search in pigeons: display size and transfer effects.

@article{Blough1989OdditemSI,
  title={Odd-item search in pigeons: display size and transfer effects.},
  author={Donald S. Blough},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Animal behavior processes},
  year={1989},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={14-22}
}
Pigeons searched arrays of small forms displayed on computer monitors. On each trial, a single target form appeared together with two or more identical distractor forms. A set of six different forms was used in each of three experiments. All possible combinations of these forms, paired as target and distractor, appeared in each experimental session. Both the accuracy and speed of search increased with the number of distractors displayed. When both targets and distractors were new, accuracy was… CONTINUE READING