Simultaneous shape discrimination in Octopus after removal of the vertical lobe.

@article{Muntz1962SimultaneousSD,
  title={Simultaneous shape discrimination in Octopus after removal of the vertical lobe.},
  author={W. R. A. Muntz and N. S. Sutherland and John Z. Young},
  journal={The Journal of experimental biology},
  year={1962},
  volume={39},
  pages={557-66}
}
In all previous investigations of the effects of vertical lobe removal on the discrimination of shape by Octopus, the animals were trained with the shapes presented successively, i.e. they were trained to attack one shape (the positive) when presented on its own, and not to attack another (the negative) when presented alone. Under these conditions, animals… CONTINUE READING