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Orientation: Sensory basis; Proceedings of the Conference, New York, N.Y., February 8-10, 1971.Topics related to photoreceptors are considered, giving attention to visual pattern recognition and directional orientation in insects, the sensory basis of orientation in amphibians, and the aerial and underwater visual acuity in the California sea lion as a function of luminance. Other subjects explored are in the fields of phonoreceptors, chemoreception, vestibular receptors, and electrical and magnetic sensitivity. Questions of the development and evolution of orientation are also investigated, taking into account field studies of mass emigration and orientation in the spiny lobster and investigations concerning the jumping behavior in the Gobiid fish. Individual items are announced in this issue.
Document ID
19730033228
Document Type
Conference Proceedings
Date Acquired
August 7, 2013
Publication Date
December 3, 1971
Subject Category
BIOSCIENCES
Meeting Information
Conference on Orientation: Sensory basis(New York, NY)
Distribution Limits
Public
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