Imprinting: A Reassessment

Science  15 Jan 1965:
Vol. 147, Issue 3655, pp. 302-303
DOI: 10.1126/science.147.3655.302


Chicks exposed to a moving model during their critical period for imprinting will subsequently demonstrate a preference for that model if it is stationary. In preference tests with moving models, other preferences appear to over-ride the effects of the imprinting experience.