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

URN to cite this document:
urn:nbn:de:bvb:355-epub-202526
DOI to cite this document:
10.5283/epub.20252
Farmer, Kate ; Konstanze, Krueger ; Byrne, Richard W.
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Date of publication of this fulltext: 24 Mar 2011 07:48


Abstract

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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