Avian Visual Cognition

 
 



Edited and Published by Dr. Robert G. Cook
Department of Psychology
Tufts University


In cooperation with Comparative Cognition Press
(September, 2001)

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Birds, Brains, and Bits
Robert Cook - Tufts University

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Evolution of the Avian Visual System
Scott Husband & Toru Shimizu - University of South Florida

Development of Pecking in Ring Doves
Peter Balsam & James D. Deich - Barnard College of Columbia University

Hierarchical Stimulus Processing in Pigeons
Robert G. Cook - Tufts University

Object Recognition
Kimberly Kirkpatrick - University of York

Stimulus Control in Complex Arrays
Michael E.Young  &  Edward A. Wasserman - Southern Illinois University & University of Iowa

Attentional Processes in Compound Stimulus Processing by Pigeons
Jennifer E. Sutton & William A. Roberts- University of Western Ontario

Avian Visual Attention in Science and Culture
Charles P. Shimp, Walter T. Herbranson, & Thane Fremouw - University of Utah

The Perception of Similarity
Donald S. Blough - Brown University

Motion Discrimination and Recognition
Winand H. Dittrich & Stephen E. G. Lea - University of Hertfordshire & University of Exeter

Learning Strategies in Matching-to-Sample
Anthony A. Wright - University of Texas Health Science Center

Anticipation and Short-Term Retention in Pigeons
Douglas S. Grant & Ronald Kelly - University of Alberta

Exemplar Memory and Discrimination
Sheila Chase & Eric G. Heinemann - Hunter College

Visual Categorization in Pigeons
Ludwig Huber - University of Vienna

Categorization & Acquired Equivalence
Peter J. Urcuioli - Purdue University

Landmark-Based Spatial Memory in Pigeons
Ken Cheng & Marcia Spetch - MacQuarie University  &  University  of Alberta

Birds' Judgments of Number and Quantity
Jacky Emmerton - Purdue University

Cognitive Strategies and Foraging in Pigeons
Patricia M. Blough - Brown University

Visual Control of Sexual Behavior
Chana K. Akins & Melissa Burns - University of Kentucky &  Texas Christian University

Chunking and Serially Organized Behavior in Pigeons, Monkeys and Humans
Herbert S. Terrace - Columbia University

Imitation in Animals: Evidence, Function, and Mechanisms
Tom Zentall & Chana Akins - University of Kentucky

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