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Curr Biol. 2012 Jan 10;22(1):R18-20. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.11.047.

Visual cognition: rats compare shapes among the crowd.

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Department of Neurosciences, Neurobiology Section in the Division of Biology and the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of California, San Diego, CA 92093, USA.

Abstract

Rats can discriminate simple shapes visually, even if they are moved around, made smaller, or partially covered up; the strategy they use may help shed light on human brain mechanisms for discriminating complex features, such as faces.

PMID:
22240473
PMCID:
PMC3513354
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2011.11.047
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