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Sex-dependent discrimination learning in lizards: A meta-analysis

Szabo, Birgit; Whiting, Martin J.; Noble, Daniel W. A.


We have a poor understanding of differences in learning performance between male and female non-avian reptiles compared to other vertebrates. Learning studies in non-avian reptiles have greatly increased in the last 10 years providing an opportunity to test for sex-based learning using a meta-analysis. Although, we initially considered all reptiles, only lizard studies (N = 11) provided sufficient data to calculate effect sizes. We found weak evidence for sex-dependent learning and moderate...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Behavioural Processes
DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2019.04.002


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