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Research Article

Visually Inexperienced Chicks Exhibit Spontaneous Preference for Biological Motion Patterns

  • Giorgio Vallortigara mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: vallorti@univ.trieste.it

    Affiliation: Department of Psychology and B.R.A.I.N. Centre for Neuroscience, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy

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  • Lucia Regolin,

    Affiliation: Department of General Psychology, University of Padua, Padova, Italy

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  • Fabio Marconato

    Affiliation: Department of General Psychology, University of Padua, Padova, Italy

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  • Published: June 07, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0030208

About the Authors

Giorgio Vallortigara
Department of Psychology and B.R.A.I.N. Centre for Neuroscience, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
Lucia Regolin, Fabio Marconato
Department of General Psychology, University of Padua, Padova, Italy

Corresponding Author

Email: vallorti@univ.trieste.it

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

GV and LR conceived and designed the experiments. FM performed the experiments. GV, LR, and FM analyzed the data. FM contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. GV and LR wrote the paper.