Music preference in degus (Octodon degus): Analysis with Chilean folk music.

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Shigeru Watanabe ; Katharina Braun ; Maria Mensch ; Henning Scheich (2018)
  • Publisher: Animal Behavior and Cognition
  • Journal: Animal Behavior and Cognition (issn: 2372-5052, eissn: 2372-4323)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.26451/abc.05.02.02.2018
  • Subject: Degu | Music preference | Chilean music | Reinforcement | Zoology | QL1-991

Most nonhuman animals do not show selective preference for types of music, but researchers have typically employed only Western classical music in such studies. Thus, there has been bias in music choice. Degus (Octodon degus), originally from the mountain areas of Chile... View more
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