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Displays testing another type of conceptual rule beyond the generalized matching rule that we discussed in class. Pigeons trained in a same different choice discrimination using these stimuli showed good transfer to novel exemplars of each class of displays, suggesting the use of a generalized rule in discriminating these displays.