Testing Analogical Transfer in Pigeons (Columba livia) and Humans (Homo sapiens)

Qadri, Muhammad.

Abstract: Categorization allows organisms to behave appropriately to novelty. In a recent method, categorization has been investigated with stimuli that vary parametrically in their features. Previous research has found that primates can approach this task using rules, whereas pigeons only use associative processing. Furthermore, using these stimuli, analogical transfer has been demonstrated in pr... read more

Tufts University. Department of Psychology.
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