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Attention and Decision-Making in Echolocation Matching-to-Sample by a Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops Truncatus): The Microstructure of Decision-Making

  • Herbert L. Roitblat
  • Ralph A. Penner
  • Paul E. Nachtigall
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 196)

Abstract

In delayed matching-to-sample (DMTS) the subject is presented with a sample at one time and must then pick a matching comparison stimulus from a set of alternatives. The choice the subject makes in discriminating among the comparison stimuli, is contingent on the identity of the sample that preceded them in the trial.

Keywords

Comparison Stimulus Bottlenose Dolphin Sample Stimulus Correct Match Sequential Sampling Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Herbert L. Roitblat
    • 1
  • Ralph A. Penner
    • 2
  • Paul E. Nachtigall
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of Hawaii at ManoaHonoluluUSA
  2. 2.Naval Ocean Systems Center Hawaii LaboratoryKailuaUSA

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