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Experimental Psychology (Russia)

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

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A method for studying body schema in snakes 1139


Khvatov I.A.
PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Department of General Psychology and History of Psychology, Moscow University for the Humanities, Moscow, Russia

Sokolov A.Yu.
PhD in Biology, Chief Research Scientist, Center for Science and Educational of Biopsychological Research, Moscow Institute of psychoanalysis, Moscow, Russia

Kharitonov A.N.
PhD in Psychology, Senior Research Associate, Institute of Psychology, Leading Researcher, MSUPE, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

A method is proposed for the study of the body schema in snakes, which is a modified version of the authors’ previously developed technique for the study of the body schema in invertebrates and small mammals. The results of testing the method on snakes are presented and discussed, as well as the possibilities and applications.

Keywords: body schema, snake, experimental set

Column: Comparative Psychology

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