Rhesus monkeys fail to use gaze direction as an experimenter-given cue in an object-choice task.

@article{Anderson1996RhesusMF,
  title={Rhesus monkeys fail to use gaze direction as an experimenter-given cue in an object-choice task.},
  author={James R Anderson and Marie Montant and Dr. Adolf Schmitt},
  journal={Behavioural processes},
  year={1996},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={47-55}
}
Experiments were run to assess whether adult female rhesus monkeys would spontaneously learn to choose the correct (i.e. baited) of two objects on the basis of explicit behavioural cues given by the experimenter. In the first part of the study the experimenter either stood up straight with his arms by his side and fixated centrally between the two objects while the subject responded, or he engaged in various combinations of looking and pointing at the correct object. None of the three subjects… CONTINUE READING

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