PERCEPTUAL CHANGES IN CHICKS: ANOTHER LOOK 'SEARCH IMAGE' CONCEPT AT THE

@inproceedings{Dawkins1971PERCEPTUALCI,
  title={PERCEPTUAL CHANGES IN CHICKS: ANOTHER LOOK 'SEARCH IMAGE' CONCEPT AT THE},
  author={Marian S. Dawkins},
  year={1971}
}
Although at first unable to detect grains of rice dyed the same colour as the background, chicks subsequently showed a striking improvement in their ability to detect this 'cryptic' food (experi- ment 1). This change is most plausibly seen as a central change of perception (experiment 2). Ability to see cryptic rice was not fully retained from one day to the next (experiment 3). Feeding chicks on conspicuous grains had an adverse effect on their ability to detect cryptic grains (experiment 4… CONTINUE READING

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