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A primacy effect in monkeys when list position is relevant.

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In Experiment 1 (1a and 1b), Rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) learned lists of two-choice visual discriminations in which list position was relevant to discrimination performance. For example, Stimulus A was the rewarded stimulus if it was presented at List Position 1, but was not rewarded if it was presented at any other position in the list; similarly, Stimulus B was rewarded only at List Position 2, and so on. In learning these lists, all animals showed a marked primacy effect. In Experimen...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Quarterly journal of experimental psychology. B, Comparative and physiological psychology
Volume:
47
Issue:
4
Pages:
353-369
Publication date:
1994-11-01
EISSN:
1464-1321
ISSN:
0272-4995
Source identifiers:
9878
Language:
English
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pubs:9878
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uuid:a7b89c8b-87a8-42cc-9f51-4dbe84fabeb9
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pubs:9878
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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