Eye Fixation Aspect of Attention to Visual Stimuli in Infant Chimpanzees

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Science  15 Feb 1963:
Vol. 139, Issue 3555, pp. 586-587
DOI: 10.1126/science.139.3555.586


Infant chimpanzees look at a visual stimulus for a regularly decreasing proportion of the time after presentation of the stimulus. Individual differences and presentation of a novel object affect the general level of fixation but do not significantly influence the slope of the curve showing the decline of fixation with time.