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Gestalt Perception in the Common Toad - 1. Innate Prey Recognition


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Title Gestalt Perception in the Common Toad - 1. Innate Prey Recognition
Alternative Title Gestaltwahrnehmung bei der Erdkröte - 1. Angeborenes Beuteerkennen
Author Ewert, Jörg-Peter
Contributors Hasso Kuczka (Redaktion)
Roland Dröscher (Kamera und Schnitt)
Kuno Lechner (Kamera)
License No Open Access License:
German copyright law applies. This film may be used for your own use but it may not be distributed via the internet or passed on to external parties.
DOI 10.3203/IWF/C-1430eng
IWF Signature C 1430
Publisher IWF (Göttingen)
Release Date 1982
Language English
Producer IWF
Production Year 1980

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IWF Technical Data Film, 16 mm, LT, 186 m ; F, 17 min

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Subject Area Life Sciences
Abstract Prey-catching behaviour. Analysis of the visual-key-stimulus "prey" through experiments with dummies. ("worm/antiworm" configuration). Behaviour with changing stimulation-background contrast. Direction, speed and contrast variance in shape recognition.
Keywords AAM
experimental behaviour research / Amphibia
instinct behaviour
key stimulus
model experiment / Amphibia
prey capture / Amphibia
prey recognition
shape recognition
visual recognition / Amphibia
Bufo bufo
common toad

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