Performance on object-discrimination learning set by the greater hill myna (Gracula religiosa)

Alan C. Kamil, Maxwell W. Hunter

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Abstract

4 mynas received 1000 discrimination problems in a modified Wisconsin General Test Apparatus, using 100 multidimensional stimulus objects. Learning set was acquired, as indicated by an asymptotic Trial 2 performance, clearly above chance. Retention of this learning set over a 150-day interval, and transfer to new objects were also found. Further experimentation was designed to obtain hypothesis estimates based upon Ss' performance. (15 ref.) (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)68-73
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology
Volume73
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1970

Keywords

  • object-discrimination learning set, performance &
  • retention &
  • transfer, Wisconsin General Test Apparatus, greater hill myna

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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