Article 4 Seminar Feb 20

Article 4 Seminar Feb 20 - 1 Citation: Cheney, Dorothy,...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1 Citation: Cheney, Dorothy, Seyfarth, Robert. (1990). The assessment by vervet monkeys of their own and another species’ alarm calls. The Association for the Study of Animal Behavior. 754. 754-764. Introduction: Hypothesis- Both Vervet monkeys and starlings give alarm calls with consistently different acoustic properties, they compare vocalizations. Briefly review the three main points. 1. Vervet monkeys compare vocalizations. 2. Vervet monkeys are sensitive to objects in a certain call. 3. Caller identity plays an important role in the assessment of call meaning. Method: Provide a short description of the subjects: Three groups of vervet monkeys living in Amboseli National Park. How did the researchers gather data: Experiments were conducted over a 3-month period in 1988, two types of experiments using vervet and starling alarm calls, first experiment used alarm calls given to the same class of predators, second experiment used alarm calls given to different classes of predators. Both experiments used the same habituation/dishabituation
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course PSYC 299 taught by Professor Shyne during the Spring '08 term at Bridgewater State University.

Page1 / 2

Article 4 Seminar Feb 20 - 1 Citation: Cheney, Dorothy,...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online