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Learning in non-avian reptiles 40 years on: advances and promising new directions

Szabo, Birgit; Noble, Daniel WA; Whiting, Martin J.


Recently, there has been a surge in cognition research using non-avian reptile systems. As a diverse group of animals, non-avian reptiles [turtles, the tuatara, crocodylians, and squamates (lizards, snakes and amphisbaenids)] are good model systems for answering questions related to cognitive ecology, from the role of the environment on the brain, behaviour and learning, to how social and life-history factors correlate with learning ability. Furthermore, given their variable social structure...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2021
Type: Journal article
Source: Biological Reviews
DOI: 10.1111/brv.12658


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