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Sequential and simultaneous choices: testing the diet selection and sequential choice models

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We investigate simultaneous and sequential choices in starlings, using Charnov's Diet Choice Model(DCM) and Shapiro, Siller and Kacelnik's Sequential Choice Model (SCM) to integrate function and mechanism. During a training phase, starlings encountered one food-related option per trial (A, B or R) in random sequence and with equal probability. A and B delivered food rewards after programmed delays (shorter for A), while R ('rejection') moved directly to the next trial without reward. In this ...

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Peer reviewed

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University of Oxford
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology
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University of Oxford
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology
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Publisher:
Elsevier Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Behavioural Processes Journal website
Volume:
80
Issue:
3
Pages:
218-223
Publication date:
2009-03-05
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ISSN:
0376-6357
URN:
uuid:09325a0f-9451-49ba-a42c-e834a2b5ba37
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ora:3266

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