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Optokinetic memory in the crab, Carcinus

Horridge, George Adrian


Summary 1. A crab is held at the centre of an illuminated stationary striped drum or any visual field with strong contrasts. After a time all lights are turned off and the drum is moved in the dark. The light is restored when the drum is stationary in its new position. The animal responds by a movement of the eyes. 2. Stimuli of 0.5° over a dark period of 2 min. or 1° over 15 min. give a response. The response depends on the angle of the drum movement, and is slower in performance and less...[Show more]

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Date published: 1966
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Experimental Biology
Access Rights: Open Access


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