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Rationality in risk-sensitive foraging choices by starlings

Abstract:

Normative models of choice usually predict preferences between alternatives by computing their value according to some criterion, then identifying the alternative with greatest value. An important consequence of this procedure is captured in the economic concept of rationality, defined through a number of principles that are necessary for the existence of an ordinal scale of value upon which organisms base their choices. Violations of these principles, such as some recently reported breaches ...

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Publisher copy:
10.1006/anbe.2002.2003

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Journal:
ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR
Volume:
64
Issue:
6
Pages:
869-879
Publication date:
2002-12-05
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ISSN:
0003-3472
URN:
uuid:57722d7b-a4df-4486-bd9c-d2a08b9050df
Source identifiers:
210605
Local pid:
pubs:210605
Language:
English

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