Cat color vision

The effect of stimulus size

Michael S. Loop, Laura Bruce

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Abstract

Adult cats were trained to discriminate blue from green and gray. Although the cats could discriminate the intensity of stimuli whose areas ranged from 33 to 0.36 square centimeters they could not discriminate color when the stimulus was 0.36 square centimeter (<20° visual angle). This influence of stimulus size may account for both positive and negative results of previous studies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1221-1222
Number of pages2
JournalScience
Volume199
Issue number4334
StatePublished - 1978
Externally publishedYes

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Loop, M. S., & Bruce, L. (1978). Cat color vision: The effect of stimulus size. Science, 199(4334), 1221-1222.

Cat color vision : The effect of stimulus size. / Loop, Michael S.; Bruce, Laura.

In: Science, Vol. 199, No. 4334, 1978, p. 1221-1222.

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Loop, MS & Bruce, L 1978, 'Cat color vision: The effect of stimulus size', Science, vol. 199, no. 4334, pp. 1221-1222.
Loop, Michael S. ; Bruce, Laura. / Cat color vision : The effect of stimulus size. In: Science. 1978 ; Vol. 199, No. 4334. pp. 1221-1222.
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