Pigeon Art Experts

Lost_BiomedE writes this, on Hacker News:

Of Note: Pigeons can classify a Picasso from a Monet at an expert level and peck their answer within 300ms: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1334394/. They were tested on assembly lines to pick out defective parts. They did better than humans but were not used due to decreased morale of other humans on the line. This was done in the early 60’s I believe. Here is an article on it in the New Scientist (1962) http://books.google.com/books?id=HxU-9UeDCI0C&pg=PA498&#…

How interesting.

Go on, then. Which is which?