Document Detail


Unconditional discrimination as a paradigm for investigating visual processing in the avian brainstem.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9199697     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Visual discrimination between colors and patterns was studied in telencephalectomized chicks of Japanese quail lines that were artificially selected for early approach preferences for particular colors and patterns. Since these preferences are not conditional on prior learning, they provide an effective experimental paradigm to study visual discrimination without reliance on acquired stimulus discrimination. The data indicate that the quail's brainstem-thalamus complex is sufficient for relatively fine discriminations between various colors and achromatic patterns.
Authors:
P Kabai; J K Kovach
Related Documents :
3309877 - The pi mechanisms of w s stiles: an historical review.
6523747 - Within-species variations in visual capacity among squirrel monkeys (saimiri sciureus):...
1527647 - Asymmetric color matching: how color appearance depends on the illuminant.
3048707 - Mechanisms of color vision.
23792787 - Dual functions of yf3:eu(3+) for improving photovoltaic performance of dye-sensitized s...
3972087 - Imprinting of the peking duck (anas platyrhynchos) and dependence on exposure to light ...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta biologica Hungarica     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0236-5383     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta. Biol. Hung.     Publication Date:  1997  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-09-09     Completed Date:  1997-09-09     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8404358     Medline TA:  Acta Biol Hung     Country:  HUNGARY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  9-14     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
Affiliation:
Center for Zoology, University of Veterinary Science, Budapest, Hungary.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Brain Stem / physiology*
Color Perception / physiology
Coturnix / physiology*
Decerebrate State / physiopathology
Discrimination (Psychology) / physiology
Pattern Recognition, Visual / physiology
Photic Stimulation
Telencephalon / physiology
Visual Perception / physiology*
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
5-R01-HD06770/HD/NICHD NIH HHS

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Effects of diethyl-dithiocarbamate on antioxidant system in carp tissue.
Next Document:  The morphology of the intestine of the entomophagous longfingered bat, Miniopterus inflatus: mucosal...