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Automatic imitation in budgerigars.

Abstract:

A fully automated procedure, involving computer-controlled stimulus presentation and computer-recorded response measurement, was used for the first time to study imitation in non-human animals. After preliminary training to peck and step on a manipulandum, budgerigars were given a discrimination task in which they were rewarded with food for pecking during observation of pecking and for stepping during observation of stepping (Compatible group), or for pecking while observing stepping and for...

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10.1098/rspb.2008.0566

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society
Volume:
275
Issue:
1651
Pages:
2547-2553
Publication date:
2008-11-05
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EISSN:
1471-2954
ISSN:
0962-8452
URN:
uuid:4bd52b7a-bc6c-4925-ba1c-ed7545daa96a
Source identifiers:
268630
Local pid:
pubs:268630

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