Color Discrimination in the Cat

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Science  24 Apr 1964:
Vol. 144, Issue 3617, pp. 427-429
DOI: 10.1126/science.144.3617.427


Red-green color discrimination by cats was demonstrated in a situation which effectively eliminated cues based on relative brightness. The persistence of the cat's response to cues based on brightness differences may help to account for the failure of previous experiments to show that cats can make behavioral color discriminations.

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