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Research Article

Mirror-Induced Behavior in the Magpie (Pica pica): Evidence of Self-Recognition

  • Helmut Prior mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: Prior@psych.uni-frankfurt.de

    Affiliation: Institut für Psychologie, Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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  • Ariane Schwarz,

    Affiliation: Institut für Kognitive Neurowissenschaften, Biopsychologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany

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  • Onur Güntürkün

    Affiliation: Institut für Kognitive Neurowissenschaften, Biopsychologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany

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  • Published: August 19, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0060202

About the Authors

Helmut Prior
Institut für Psychologie, Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Ariane Schwarz, Onur Güntürkün
Institut für Kognitive Neurowissenschaften, Biopsychologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: Prior@psych.uni-frankfurt.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

HP and OG conceived and designed the experiments. HP and AS performed the experiments. HP, AS, and OG analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, and wrote the paper.