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Visual laterality in the domestic horse (Equus caballus) interacting with humans

Farmer, Kate and Konstanze, Krueger and Byrne, Richard W. (2009) Visual laterality in the domestic horse (Equus caballus) interacting with humans. Animal Cognition 13, pp. 229-238.

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Most horses have a side on which they are easier to handle and a direction they favour when working on a circle, and recent studies have suggested a correlation between emotion and visual laterality when horses observe inanimate objects. As such lateralisation could provide important clues regarding the horse’s cognitive processes, we investigated whether horses also show laterality in ...


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Item Type:Article
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Evolution, Verhalten und Genetik (Prof. Dr. Jürgen Heinze)
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Keywords:Horse – Laterality – Eye preference – Emotion – Vision
Subjects:500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Owner: Konstanze Krueger
Deposited On:24 Mar 2011 07:48
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 17:05
Item ID:20252
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