Date of Award

Summer 8-1-2016

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Departments/Programs

Psychology

First Advisor

Thomas Preuss

Second Advisor

Peter Moller

Academic Program Adviser

Mark Hauber

Abstract

The present study used subordinate and dominant African cichlid fish Astatotilapia burtoni to test the hypothesis that social status will influence the perception of spatial cues during startle escape behavior. Our results show escape behavior that imply a focused spatial attention to potential threats in dominant fish.

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Psychology Commons

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