Effect of Monochromatic Rearing on the Control of Responding by Wavelength

Science  01 Jun 1962:
Vol. 136, Issue 3518, pp. 774-775
DOI: 10.1126/science.136.3518.774


The wavelength of a discriminative stimulus exerted no control over the behavior of ducklings raised in a monochromatic environment. Stimulus control was established, however, when responding was reinforced in the presence of one wavelength and not in the presence of another.