Procedure for Studying Olfactory Discrimination in Pigeons

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Science  11 Sep 1959:
Vol. 130, Issue 3376, pp. 630-631
DOI: 10.1126/science.130.3376.630


A discrimination, based on olfactory stimuli, was established in two pigeons by an operant conditioning procedure. Results from control sessions demonstrate that the discrimination can be attributed only to the presence or absence of olfactory stimuli.