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Evaluating animal personalities: do observer assessments and experimental tests measure the same thing?

Carter, Alecia; Marshall, Harry H.; Heinsohn, Robert; Cowlishaw, Guy


The animal personality literature uses three approaches to assess personality. However, two of these methods, personality ratings and experimentation, have been little compared in captivity and never compared in the wild. We assessed the boldness of wild

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
DOI: 10.1007/s00265-011-1263-6


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