Accession Number : AD0658480

Title :   MECHANISM OF COLOR DISCRIMINATION: A BEHAVIORAL ANALYSIS.

Descriptive Note : Final progress rept. 1 Jan 64-1 Jan 67,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL BOSTON STANLEY COBB LABS FOR PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH

Personal Author(s) : Mello,Nancy K.

Report Date : 01 JAN 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : Studies were undertaken in order to delineate and analyze the following: (1) Spectral sensitivity capacities of the cat visual system, using several operant behavioral conditioning methods. Research was directed towards determining correlations between the sensory capacities of the cat as assessed behaviorally and electrophysiologically. (2) Analyzing the basis for inter-hemispheric reversal of left-right mirror-image patterns following monocular training in the pigeon. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*COLOR VISION, BEHAVIOR), ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, CONDITIONED RESPONSE, CATS, PIGEONS, LEARNING, VISUAL PERCEPTION, THRESHOLDS(PHYSIOLOGY), PATTERN RECOGNITION, ULTRAVIOLET SPECTRA, VISIBLE SPECTRA

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE