Scientific American Letter to the Editors; “One’s True Nature”, November 2016 Douglas Berger, Tokyo Psychiatrist
In “One’s True Nature”, Stickleback fish were said to “tamp down individual personalities” and “conform” when they were placed under the same cover as opposed to individual cover in pursuit food located at the other end of the tank. Regardless of behavior when separated, it seems to be conjecture that these fish tamped-down their personalities when covered together when they may just as well have been exhibiting imitative behavior.
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