Interocular Transfer of Pattern Discrimination without Prior Binocular Experience

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Science  03 Nov 1961:
Vol. 134, Issue 3488, pp. 1418-1419
DOI: 10.1126/science.134.3488.1418


Interocular transfer of a learned, differential pattern discrimination, as measured by an avoidance response, occurs in the goldfish. Since the stimuli, both during training and testing, were always presented in the lateral or caudal visual field, the parts of a retina involved could not have participated in prior, binocular experience.