Olfactory discrimination of squirrel monkey mothers by their infants.

@article{Kaplan1977OlfactoryDO,
  title={Olfactory discrimination of squirrel monkey mothers by their infants.},
  author={Jon Kaplan and D D Cubicciotti and W K Redican},
  journal={Developmental psychobiology},
  year={1977},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={447-53}
}
Infant squirrel monkeys, 8 to 24 weeks of age, were tested for their ability to discriminate their own mother from another lactating mother by means of olfactory cues, visual cues, or a combination of both. Discrimination by olfactory cues was unequivocal. Addition of static visual cues did not enhance discrimination, and infants showed little evidence of… CONTINUE READING