Data from: Camouflage, detection and identification of moving targets

Joanna R. Hall, Innes C. Cuthill, Roland Baddeley, Adam J. Shohet & Nicholas E. Scott-Samuel
Nearly all research on camouflage has investigated its effectiveness for concealing stationary objects. However, animals have to move, and patterns that only work when the subject is static will heavily constrain behaviour. We investigated the effects of different camouflages on the three stages of predation—detection, identification and capture—in a computer-based task with humans. An initial experiment tested seven camouflage strategies on static stimuli. In line with previous literature, background-matching and disruptive patterns were found to...
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