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Water bathing alters the speed-accuracy trade-off of escape flights in European starlings
Birds of most species regularly bathe in water, but the function of this behaviour is unknown. We tested the hypothesis that water bathing is important in feather maintenance, and hence should enhance flight performance. ...
Can we use starlings' aversion to eyespots as the basis for a novel 'cognitive bias' task?
Experiments in humans have shown that changes in emotional (affective) state cause adaptive changes in the processing of incoming information, termed "cognitive bias". For instance, the states of anxiety and depression ...