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Learned magnetic field discrimination in yellowfin tuna,Thunnus albacares
- PsychologyJournal of Comparative Physiology A
The results suggest that the responses to magnetic fields by yellowfin tuna are neurally mediated and that magnetic field detection by this species can be analyzed by the same means as other sensory modalities.
PIGEON HOMING: EFFECTS OF MAGNETIC PULSES ON INITIAL ORIENTATION
After treatment with a 0.5-T magnetic pulse, homing pigeons (Columbia livia) showed headings that deviated from the mean direction of untreated controls. These de- flections ranged up to 60 o and…
Use of the earth's magnetic field by orienting cave salamanders (Eurycea lucifuga)
- GeologyJournal of comparative physiology
SummaryTwo groups ofEurycea lucifuga were trained to move bidirectionally within separate training corridors by alternately supplying moisture to limestone-filled compartments located at each end.…
Learned magnetic compass orientation by the Siberian hamster, Phodopus sungorus
- BiologyAnimal Behaviour
It is shown that laboratory-raised Siberian hamsters also use directional information from the magnetic field to position their nests, but in contrast to mole-rats, the directional preference for nest position shown by Siberian hamster appears to be learned.
Magnetic sensitivity and orientation in the bobolink
- Proceedings from the 1989 Conference of the Royal Institute of Navigation: Orientation
The development of magnetic compass orientation in children
Goal orientation by blindfolded humans after long-distance displacement: possible involvement of a magnetic sense.
A wide range of animals are able to orient toward home when subjected to displacement-release experiments, but goal-orientation does not result from following the complete journey on a mental map, nor is it influenced by cloud cover.
Sensitivity of the homing pigeon to an Earth-strength magnetic field
It has been possible to train three pairs of homing pigeons to discriminate between the presence and absence of a 0.5 gauss (Earth-strength) magnetic field through the use of a flight tunnel constructed within a controlled magnetic environment.