A disjunctive analysis of neonatal approach stimulus prepotence

dc.contributor.authorSigman, Stephen Erleen
dc.contributor.departmentPsychologyen
dc.date.accessioned2016-02-01T18:05:44Zen
dc.date.available2016-02-01T18:05:44Zen
dc.date.issued1974en
dc.description.abstractA disjunctive analysis technique was developed to investigate the relative importance of auditory and visual stimuli in eliciting initial approach and following responses in domestic fowl. 72 Canadian Athens random-bred chicks were tested at 24 or 36 hours post-hatch. A repetitive, tapping tone (4 per sec., 50 msec. duration, 500 Hz) served as the auditory stimulus, and a flickering light (3.5 pps, .8 fcl. intensity) served as the visual stimulus. Results are in agreement with previous reports that chicks of the ages tested respond primarily to auditory stimuli. However, a nonsignificant trend for an age-dependent increase in attractiveness of visual stimuli, with a concomitant decrease in attractiveness of auditory stimuli, was found.en
dc.description.degreeMaster of Scienceen
dc.format.extent45 leavesen
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/64707en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universityen
dc.relation.isformatofOCLC# 38995163en
dc.rightsIn Copyrighten
dc.rights.urihttp://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/en
dc.subject.lccLD5655.V855 1974.S55en
dc.titleA disjunctive analysis of neonatal approach stimulus prepotenceen
dc.typeThesisen
dc.type.dcmitypeTexten
thesis.degree.disciplinePsychologyen
thesis.degree.grantorVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universityen
thesis.degree.levelmastersen
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Scienceen
Files
Original bundle
Now showing 1 - 1 of 1
Loading...
Thumbnail Image
Name:
LD5655.V855_1974.S55.pdf
Size:
1.46 MB
Format:
Adobe Portable Document Format
Collections