Increase in Locomotor Activity Following Shielding of the Parietal Eye in Night Lizards

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Science  19 Dec 1958:
Vol. 128, Issue 3338, pp. 1577-1578
DOI: 10.1126/science.128.3338.1577


The number of movements of matched groups of night lizards in a photothermal gradient was recorded over periods of weeks. The placement of an aluminum foil shield over the parietal eye in one group was followed by an increase in activity over the control group.