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Publications by Marcia L. Spetch (79 found):
Location:The University of Alberta
Email:mspetch@ualberta.ca
Website:http://web.psych.ualberta.ca/~mspetch/spetchm.htm

Cheng, K., Spetch, M. L., Kelly, D. M. & Bingman, V. P. (2006). Small-Scale Spatial Cognition in Pigeons. Behavioral Processes, 72, 115-127.

Gray, E. R. & Spetch, M. L. (2006). Pigeons Encode Absolute Distance but Relational Direction From Landmarks and Walls. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 32, 474-480.

Spetch, M. L. & Friedman, A. (2006). Comparative Cognition of Object Recognition. Comparative Cognition & Behavior, 1, 12-35.

Spetch, M. L. & Friedman, A. (2006). Pigeons See Correspondence Between Objects and Their Pictures. Psychological Science, 17, 966-972.

Spetch, M. L. & Parent, M. B. (2006). Age and Sex Differences in Children's Spatial Search Strategies. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 13, 807-812.

Spetch, M. L., Friedman, A. & Vuong, Q. C. (2006). Dynamic Object Recognition in Pigeons and Humans. Learning & Behavior, 34, 215-228.

Verbeek, E. L., Spetch, M. L., Cheng, K. & Clifford, C. W. G. (2006). Determinants of Range Effects in Face Recognition. Learning & Behavior, 34, 229-240.

Dawson, M. R. & Spetch, M. L. (2005). Traditional Perceptions Do Not Produce the Overexp. Neural Information Processing - Letters and Reviews, 7, 11-17.

Friedman, A., Spetch, M. L. & Ferrey, A. (2005). Recognition by Humans and Pigeons of Novel Views of 3-D Objects and Their Photographs. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 134, 149-162.

Gray, E. R., Bloomfield, L. L., Ferrey, A. & Spetch, M. L. (2005). Spatial Encoding in Mountain Chickadees: Features Overshadow Geometry. Biology Letters, 1, 314-317.

Yaremchuk, V., Willson, L. R., Spetch, M. L. & Dawson, M. R. (2005). The Implications of Null Patterns and Output Unit Activation Functions on Stimulation Studies of Learning: A case Study of Patterning. Learning and Motivation, 36, 88-103. doi:0.1016/j.lmot.2004.10.001

Gray, E. R., Spetch, M. L., Kelly, D. M. & Nguyen, A. (2004). Searching in the center: Pigeons (Columba livia) encode relative distance from walls of an enclosure. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 118, 113-117.

Kelly, D. M. & Spetch, M. L. (2004). Reorientation in a two-dimensional environment: I. Do adults encode the featural and geometric properties of a two-dimensional schematic of a room?. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 118, 82-94.

Kelly, D. M. & Spetch, M. L. (2004). Reorientation in a Two-Dimensional Environment: II. Do Pigeons (Columba livia) Encode the Featural and Geometric Properties of a Two-Dimensional Schematic of a Room?. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 118, 384-395.

MacDonald, S. E., Spetch, M. L., Kelly, D. M. & Cheng, K. (2004). Strategies in landmark use by children, adults, and marmoset monkeys. Learning and Motivation, 35, 322-347.

Nguyen, A., Spetch, M. L., Crowder, N. & Winship, I. (2004). A Dissociation of Motion and Spatial-Pattern Vision in the Avian Telencephalon: Implications for the Evolution of Visual Streams. Journal of Neuroscience, 24, 4962-4970.

Spetch, M. L., Cheng, K. & Clifford, C. W. (2004). Peak shift but not range effects in recognition of faces. Learning and Motivation, 35, 221-241.

Friedman, A., Spetch, M. L. & Lank, I. (2003). An Automated Apparatus for Presenting Depth-Rotated Three-Dimensional Objects in Human and Animal Object Recognition Research. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 35, 343-349.

Spetch, M. L., Rust, T. B., Kamil, A. C. & Jones, J. E. (2003). Searching by rules: Pigeons' (Columba livia) landmark-based search according to constant bearing or constant distance. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 117, 123-132.

Spetch, M. L. & Friedman, A. (2003). Recognizing Rotated Views of Objects: Interpolation Versus Generalization by Humans and Pigeons. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 10, 135-140.

Cheng, K. & Spetch, M. L. (2002). Spatial Generalization and Peak Shift in Humans. Learning and Motivation, 33, 358-389.

Cheng, K. & Spetch, M. L. (2001). Blocking in Landmark-Based Search in Honeybees. Animal Learning & Behavior, 29, 1-9.

Kelly, D. & Spetch, M. L. (2001). Pigeons Encode Relative Geometry. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 27, 417-422.

Kelly, D. M., Bischof, W. F., Wong-Wylie, D. R. & Spetch, M. L. (2001). Detection of Glass Patterns by Pigeons and Humans: Implications for Differences in Higher-Level Processing. Psychological Science, 12, 338-342.

Spetch, M. L., Friedman, A. & Reid, S. (2001). The effect of distinctive parts on recognition of depth-rotated object by pigeons (Columba livia) and humans. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 130, 238-255.

Kelly, R. & Spetch, M. L. (2000). Choice Biases in Delyaed Matching-to-Sample Duration with Pigeons: Manipulations of ITI and Delay Illumination. The Quaterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 53, 309-323.

Bischof, W. F., Reid, S. L., Wylie, D. R. W. & Spetch, M. L. (1999). Perception of Coherent Motion in Random Dot Displays by Pigeons and Humans. Perceptions & Psychophysics, 61, 1089-1101.

Kelly, R., Spetch, M. L. & Grant, D. S. (1999). Influence of nonmemorial factors on manifestation of short-sample biases in choice and successive matching-to-duration tasks with pigeons. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 25, 297-307.

Spetch, M. L., Kelly, D. M. & Reid, S. (1999). Recognition of Objects and Spatial Relations in Pictures Across Changes in Viewpoint. Current Psychology of Cognition, 18, 729-764.

Kelly, D. M., Spetch, M. L. & Heth, C. D. (1998). Pigeons' (Columba livia) encoding of geometric and featural properties of a spatial environment. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 112, 259-269.

Ried, S. L. & Spetch, M. L. (1998). Perception of Pictorial Depth Cues by Pigeons. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 4, 698-704.

Spetch, M. L. & Cheng, K. (1998). A Step Function in Pigeons' Temporal Generalization in the Peak Shift Task. Animal Learning and Behavior, 26, 103-118.

Spetch, M. L., Kelly, D. M. & Lechelt, D. P. (1998). Encoding of Spatial Information in Images of an Outdoor Scene by Pigeons and Humans. Animal Learning & Behavior, 26, 85-102.

Cheng, K., Spetch, M. L. & Johnston, M. (1997). Spatial peak shift and generalization in pigeons. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 23, 469-481.

Lechelt, D. P. & Spetch, M. L. (1997). Pigeons' Use of Landmarks for Spatial Search in a Laboratory Arena and in Digitised Images of the Arena. Learning and Motivation, 28, 424-445.

McDevitt, M. A., Spetch, M. L. & Dunn, R. (1997). Contiguity and Conditioned Reinforcement in Probabilitic Choice. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 68, 317-327.

Spetch, M. L., Cheng, K., MacDonald, S. E. & Linkenhoker, B. A. (1997). Use of landmark configuration in pigeons and humans: II. Generality across search tasks. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 3, 14-24.

Cheng, K., Spetch, M. L. & Miceli, P. (1996). Averaging temporal duration and spatial position. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 22, 175-182.

Spetch, M. L., Cheng, K. & MacDonald, S. E. (1996). Learning the configuration of a landmark array: I. Touch-screen studies with pigeons and humans. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 110, 55-68.

Spetch, M. L., Grant, D. S. & Kelly, R. (1996). Procedural Determinants of Coding Processes in Pigeons' Memory for Duration. Learning and Motivation, 27, 179-199.

Cheng, K. & Spetch, M. L. (1995). Stimulus Control in the Use of Landmarks by Pigeons in a Touch-Screen Task. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 63, 187-201.

Spetch, M. L. (1995). Overshadowing in landmark learning: Touch-screen studies with pigeons and humans. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 21, 166-181.

Belke, T. W. & Spetch, M. L. (1994). Choice Between Reliable and Unreliable Reinforcement Alternatives Revisted: Preference for Unreliable Reinforcement. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 62, 353-366.

Grant, D. S. & Spetch, M. L. (1994). Mediated Transfer Testing Provides Evidence for Common Coding of Duration and Line Samples in Many-to-one Matching in Pigeons. Animal Learning & Behavior, 22, 84-89.

Grant, D. S. & Spetch, M. L. (1994). The Role of Asymmetrical Coding of Duration Samples in Producing the Choose-Short Effect in Pigeons. Learning and Motivation, 25, 413-430.

Spetch, M. L. & Wilkie, D. M. (1994). Pigeons' Use of Landmarks Presented in Digitized Images. Learning and Motivation, 25, 245-275.

Spetch, M. L., Mondloch, M., Belke, T. W. & Dunn, R. (1994). Determinants of Pigeons' Choice Between Certain and Probabilistic Outcomes. Animal Learning & Behavior, 22, 239-251.

Grant, D. S. & Spetch, M. L. (1993). Memory for Duration in Pigeons: Dissociation of Choose-Short and Temporal-Summation Effects. Animal Learning & Behavior, 21, 384-390.

Grant, D. S. & Spetch, M. L. (1993). Analogical and Nonanalogical Coding of Samples Differing in Duration in a Choice-Matching Task in Pigeons. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 19, 15-25.

Spetch, M. L. & Mondloch, M. V. (1993). Control of pigeons' spatial search by graphic landmarks in a touch-screen task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 19, 353-372.

Spetch, M. L. & Grant, D. S. (1993). Pigeons' Memory for Event Duration in Choice and Successive Matching-to-Sample Tasks. Learning and Motivation, 24, 156-174.

Spetch, M. L. & Rusak, B. (1992). Temporal Context Effects in Pigeons Memory for Event Duration. Learning and Motivation, 23, 117-114.

Spetch, M. L., Cheng, K. & Mondloch, M. V. (1992). Landmark Use by Pigeons in a Touch-Screen Spatial Search Task. Animal Learning and Behavior, 20, 281-292.

Grant, D. S. & Spetch, M. L. (1991). Pigeons' Memory for Event Duration: Diffferences Between Choice and Successive Matching Tasks. Learning and Motivation, 22, 180-199.

Dunn, R. & Spetch, M. L. (1990). Choice with Uncertain Outcomes: Conditioned Reinforcement Effects. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 53, 201-218.

Spetch, M. L. (1990). Further Studies of Pigeons' Spatial Working Memory in the Open-Field Task. Animal Learning & Behavior, 18, 332-340.

Spetch, M. L., Belke, T. W., Barnet, R. C. & Dunn, R. (1990). Suboptimal Choice in a Percentage-Reinforcement Procedure: Effects of Signal Condition and Terminal-Link Length. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 53, 219-234.

Spetch, M. L., Moore, B. R. & Madden, R. C. (1990). Are Navigational Errors by Homing Pigeons near Jersey Hill/Cornell, New York, Due to Misleading Olfactory Information?. Animal Behavior, 40, 402-404.

Spetch, M. L. & Rusak, B. (1989). Pigeons' Memory for Event Duration: Intertrial Interval and Delay Effects. Animal Learning & Behavior, 17, 147-156.

Spetch, M. L. & Sinha, S. S. (1989). Proactive Effects in Pigeons' Memory for Event Duration: Evidence for Analogical Retention. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 15, 347-357.

Spetch, M. L. & Edwards, C. A. (1988). Pigeons', Columba livia, Use of Global and Local Cues for Spatial Memory. Animal Behavior, 36, 293-296.

Spetch, M. L. & Honig, W. K. (1988). Characteristics of Pigeons' Spatial Working Memory in an Open-Field Task. Animal Learning & Behavior, 16, 123-131.

Spetch, M. L. & Dunn, R. (1987). Choice Between Reliable and Unreliable Outcomes: Mixed Percentage-Reinforcement in Concurrent Chains. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 47, 57-72.

Spetch, M. L. (1987). Systematic Errors in Pigeons' Memory for Event Duration: Interaction Between Training and Test Delay. Animal Learning & Behavior, 15, 1-5.

Spetch, M. L. & Edwards, C. A. (1986). Spatial memory in pigeons (Columba livia) in an open-field feeding environment. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 100, 266-278.

Spetch, M. L. (1985). The Effect of Intertrial Interval Food Presentations on Pigeons' Delayed Matching to Sample Accuracy. Behavioral Processes, 11, 309-315.

Spetch, M. L. & Wilkie, D. M. (1983). Subjective Shortening: A Model of Pigeons' Memory for Event Duration. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 9, 14-30.

Spetch, M. L. & Wilkie, D. M. (1982). A Systematic Bias in Pigeons' Memory for Food and Light Durations. Behavior Analysis Letters, 2, 267-274.

Spetch, M. L. & Wilkie, D. M. (1981). Duration Discrimination is Better WIth Food Access as the Signal Than With Light as the Signal. Learning and Motivation, 12, 40-64.

Spetch, M. L., Wilkie, D. M. & Pinel, J. (1981). Backward Conditioning: A Reevaluation of the Empirical Evidence. Psychological Bulletin, 89, 163-175.

Spetch, M. L., Wilkie, D. M. & Skelton, R. W. (1981). Control of Pigeons' Keypecking Topography by a Schedule of Alternating Food and Water Reward. Animal Learning & Behavior, 9, 223-229.

Wilkie, D. M. & Spetch, M. L. (1981). Pigeons' Delayed Matching to Sample Errors are Not Always Due to Forgetting. Behavior Analysis Letters, 1, 317-323.

Wilkie, D. M., Spetch, M. L. & Chew, L. (1981). The Ring-Dove's Short-term Memory Capacity for Spatial Information. Animal Behavior, 29, 639-641.

Wilkie, D. M., Spetch, M. L. & Leader, L. G. (1981). Control of Pigeons' Keypecking by the Left-Right Arrangement of Stimuli. Animal Learning & Behavior, 9, 2-8.

Wilkie, D. M., Summers, R. J. & Spetch, M. L. (1981). Effect of Delay-Interval Stimuli on Delayed Symbolic Matching to Sample in the Pigeon. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 35, 153-160.

Skelton, R. W., Spetch, M. L. & Wilkie, D. M. (1980). A Method for Automatically Recording Topographical Differences in Pigeons' Keypecking for Food and Water Reinforcers. Behavioral Research Methods & Instrumentation, 12, 349-352.

Spetch, M. L. & Wilkie, D. M. (1980). A Program That Stimulates Random Choice in Radial Arm Mazes and Similar Choice situations. Behavior Research Methods & Instrumentation, 12, 377-378.

Wilkie, D. M. & Spetch, M. L. (1980). Control of Pigeons' Keypecking by a Conditional Clock. The Psychological Record, 30, 251-260.

Wilkie, D. M. & Spetch, M. L. (1978). The Effect of Sample and Comparison Ratio Schedules on Delayed Matching to Sample in the Pigeon. Animal Learning & Behavior, 6, 273-278.


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