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Publications by Robert G. Cook (67 found):
Location:Tufts University
Email:Robert.Cook@tufts.edu
Website:http://www.pigeon.psy.tufts.edu

Cook, R. G., Qadri, M. A. & Keller, A. M. (2015). The analysis of visual cognition in birds: Implications for evolution, mechanism, and representation. In Brian H. Ross (Ed.), Psychology of Learning and Motivation (pp. 173-210). .

Hagmann, C. E. & Cook, R. G. (2015). Endpoint distinctiveness facilitates analogical mapping in pigeons. Behavioural Processes, 112, 72-80.

Qadri, M. A. & Cook, R. G. (2015). Experimental divergences in the visual cognition of birds and mammals. Comparative Cognition and Behavior Reviews, 10, 73-105.

Qadri, M. A. & Cook, R. G. (2015). The perception of Glass patterns by starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 22, 687-693.

Cook, R. G. & Qadri, M. A. (2014). Visualizing search behavior with adaptive discriminations. Behavioural Processes, 102, 40-50.

Cook, R. G. & Fowler, C. (2014). "Insight" in pigeons: Absence of means-end processing in displacement tests. Animal Cognition, 17, 207-220.

Qadri, M. A., Sayde, J. M. & Cook, R. G. (2014). Discrimination of complex human behavior by pigeons (Columba livia) and humans. PLOS One, 9, e1122342. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0112342

Qadri, M. A., Asen, Y. & Cook, R. G. (2014). Visual control of an action discrimination in pigeons. Journal of Vision, 1, 19.

Qadri, M. A., Romero, M. L. & Cook, R. G. (2014). Shape-from-shading in European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 128, 343-356.

Cook, R. G., Wright, A. A. & Drachman, E. E. (2013). Categorization of birds, mammals, and chimeras by pigeons. Behavioural Processes, 93, 98-110.

Cook, R. G. & Qadri, M. A. (2013). The adaptive analysis of visual cognition using genetic algorithms. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 39, 356-376.

Cook, R. G., Patton, T. B. & Shimizu, T. (2013). Functional segregation of the entopallium in pigeons. Philosophy, 130, 59-86.

Asen, Y. & Cook, R. G. (2012). Discrimination and categorization of actions by pigeons. Psychological Science, 23, 617-624. doi:10.1177/0956797611433333

Cook, R. G., Qadri, M. A., Kieres, A. & Commons-Miller, N. (2012). Shape from shading in pigeons. Cognition, 24, 284-303. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2012.05.007

Cook, R. G., Katz, J. S. & Blaisdell, A. P. (2012). Temporal properties of visual search in pigeon target localization. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 39, 209-216. doi:10.1037/a0026496

Hoeschele, M., Cook, R. G., Guillete, L. M., Hahn , A. H. & Sturdy, C. B. (2012). Auditory same/different concept learning in black-capped chickadees. PLOS One, 7, 1-11. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0047691

Zhang, G., Zhao, H., Choi, E. M., Svestka, M., Wang, X., Cook, R. G. & Geller, A. I. (2012). CaMKII, MAPK, and CREB are coactivvated in identified neurons in a neocortical circuit required for performing visual shape discriminations. Hippocampus, 22, 2276-2289. doi:10.1002/hipo.22045

Hagmann, C. E. & Cook, R. G. (2011). Discrimination of dynamic change and constancy over time by pigeons. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 18, 697-704. doi:10.3758/s13423-011-0094-9

Hoeschele, M., Cook, R. G., Guillette, L. M., Brooks, D. I. & Sturdy, C. B. (2011). Black-capped chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) and human (homo sapiens) chord discrimination. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 126, 57-67. doi:10.1037/a0024627

Brooks, D. I. & Cook, R. G. (2010). Chord Discrimination By Pigeons. Music Perception, 27, 183-196. doi:10.1525/MP.2010.27.3.183

Cook, R. G. & Rosen, H. A. (2010). Temporal control of internal states in pigeons. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 17, 915-922. doi:10.3758/PBR.17.6.915

Hagmann, C. E. & Cook, R. G. (2010). Testing meter, rhythm, and tempo discriminations in pigeons. Behavioural Processes, 85, 99-110. doi:10.1016/j.beproc.2010.06.015

Katz, J. S., Cook, R. G. & Magnotti, J. F. (2010). Toward a framework for the evaluation of feature binding in pigeons. Behavioural Processes, 85, 215-225. doi:10.1016/j.beproc.2010.07.017

Cook, R. G. & Fagot, J. (2009). First trial rewardes promote 1-trial learning and prolonged memory in pigeon and baboon. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 106, 9530-9533. doi:10.1073/pnas.0903378106

Cook, R. G. & Brooks, D. I. (2009). Generalized auditory same-different discrimination by pigeons. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 35, 108-115. doi:10.1037/a0012621

Koban, A. & Cook, R. G. (2009). Rotational Object Discrimination by Pigeons. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 35, 250-265. doi:10.1037/a0013874

Cook, R. G. & Murphy, M. S. (2008). Absolute and relational control of a sequential auditory discrimination by pigeons. Behavioral Processes, 77, 210-222.

Cook, R. G. & Wasserman, E. A. (2007). Learning and transfer of relational matching-to-sample by pigeons. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 14, 1107-1114. doi:10.3758/BF03193099

Cook, R. G. & Roberts, S. (2007). The role of video coherence on object-based motion discriminations by pigeons. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 33, 287-298. doi:10.1037/0097-7403.33.3.287

Cavoto, B. R. & Cook, R. G. (2006). The contribution of monocular depth cues to scene perception by pigeons. Psychological Science, 17, 628-634. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9280.2006.01755.x

Cook, R. G. & Blaisdell, A. P. (2006). Short-term item memory in successive same-different discriminations. Behavioural Processes, 72, 255-264. doi:10.1016/j.beproc.2006.03.013

Cook, R. G. & Smith, J. D. (2006). Stages of abstraction and exemplar memorization in pigeon category learning. Psychological Science, 17, 1059-1067. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9280.2006.01833.x

Fagot, J. & Cook, R. G. (2006). Evidence for large long-term memory capacities in baboons and pigeons and its implication for learning and the evolution of cognition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 103, 17564-7. doi:10.1073/pnas.0605184103

Gibson, B. M., Wasserman, E. A. & Cook, R. G. (2006). Not all same-different discriminations are created equal: Evidence contrary to a unidimensional account of same-different learning. Learning and motivation, 37, 189-208. doi:10.1016/j.lmot.2005.06.002

Schmidt, G. F. & Cook, R. G. (2006). Mind the gap: Means-end discrimination by pigeons. Animal Behaviour, 71, 599-608. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2005.6.010

Blaisdell, A. P. & Cook, R. G. (2005). Two-item same/different learning in pigeons. Learning and Behavior, 33, 67-77.

Blaisdell, A. P. & Cook, R. G. (2005). Integration of spatial maps in pigeons. Animal Cognition, 8, 7-16. doi:10.1007/s10071-004-0223-1

Cook, R. G., Goto, K. & Brooks, D. I. (2005). Avian detection and identification of perceptual organization in random noise. Behavioural Processes, 69, 79-95. doi:10.1016/j.beproc.2005.01.006

Cook, R. G., Levison, D. G., Gillett, S. R. & Blaisdell, A. P. (2005). Capacity and limits of associative memory in pigeons. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 12, 350-358. doi:10.3758/BF03196384

Cook, R. G. ( 2004). Avian Visual Cognition . A cyberbook about avian visual cognition. (website)

Cook, R. G., Geller, A. I., Zhang, G. & Gowda, R. (2004). Touchscreen-enhanced visual learning in rats. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, and Computers, 36, 101-106. doi:10.3758/BF03195555

Wasserman, E. A., Young, M. E. & Cook, R. G. (2004). Variability discrimination in humans and animals: Implications for adaptive action. American Psychologist, 59, 879-890. doi:10.1037/0003-066X.59.9.879

Cook, R. G., Kelly, D. M. & Katz, J. S. (2003). Successive two-item same-different discrimination and concept learning by pigeons. Behavioural Processes, 62, 125-144. doi:10.1016/S0376-6357(03)00022-6

Kelly, D. M. & Cook, R. G. (2003). Differential effects of visual context on pattern discrimination by pigeons (Columba livia) and Humans (Homo sapiens). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 117, 200-208. doi:10.1037/0735-7036.117.2.200

Cook, R. G. (2002). The structure of pigeon multiple-class same/different learning. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 78, 345-364. doi:10.1901/jeab.2002.78-345

Cavoto, K. K. & Cook, R. G. (2001). Cognitive precedence for local information in hierarchical stimulus processing by pigeons. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 27, 3-16. doi:10.1037/0097-7403.27.1.3

Cook, R. G. & Holtzinger, J. (2001). Birds, brains, and visual behavior: The comparative psychology of perception. In M.E. Carroll & J. B Overmier (Eds.), Linking Animal Research and Human Psychological Health (pp. 251-262). APA Books.

Cook, R. G., Shaw, R. & Blaisdell, A. P. (2001). Dynamic object perception by pigeons: Discrimination of action in video presentations. Animal Cognition, 4, 137-146. doi:10.1007/s100710100097

Cook, R. G. (2000). The comparative psychology of avian visual cognition. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 9, 83-88. doi:10.1111/1467-8721.00066

Katz, J. S. & Cook, R. G. (2000). Stimulus repetition effects on texture-based search by pigeons. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 26, 220-236. doi:10.1037/0097-7403.26.2.220

Cook, R. G. & Tauro, T. L. (1999). Object-goal positioning influences spatial representation in rats. Animal Cognition, 2, 55-62. doi:10.1007/s100710050024

Cook, R. G. & Katz, J. S. (1999). Dynamic object perception by pigeons. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 25, 194-210. doi:10.1037/0098-7403.25.2.194

Cook, R. G., Katz, J. S. & Cavoto, B. R. (1998). Processes of visual cognition in the pigeon. In S. Soraci & W. J. McIlvane (Eds.), Perspectives on fundamental processes in intellectual functioning: Volume 1 - A survey of research approaches (pp. 189-214). Greenwich, CT: Ablex.

Cook, R. G. & Wixted, J. T. (1997). Same-different texture discrimination: testing competing models of discrimination and stimulus integration. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 23, 401-416. doi:10.1037/0097-7403.23.4.401

Cook, R. G., Cavoto, B. R., Katz, J. S. & Cavoto, K. K. (1997). Pigeon perception and discrimination of rapidly changing texture stimuli. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 23, 390-400. doi:10.1037/0097-7403.23.4.390

Cook, R. G., Katz, J. S. & Cavoto, B. R. (1997). Pigeon same-different concept learning with multiple stimulus classes. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 23, 417-433.

Greene, C. M. & Cook, R. G. (1997). Landmark geometry and identity controls spacial navigation i n rats. Animal Learning and Behavior, 25, 312-323. doi:10.3758/BF03199089

Cook, R. G., Cavoto, K. K. & Cavoto, B. R. (1996). Mechanisms of multidimensional grouping, fusion, and search in avian texture discrimination. Animal Learning & Behavior, 24, 150-167. doi:10.3758/BF03198963

Cook, R. G., Cavoto, K. K. & Cavoto, B. R. (1995). Same-different texture discrimination and concept learning by pigeons. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 21, 253-260. doi:10.1037/0097-7403.21.3.353

Cook, R. G. (1993). The experimental analysis of cognition in animals. Psychological Science, 4, 174-178. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9280.1993.tb00483.x

Cook, R. G. (1992). Dimensional organization and texture discrimination in pigeons. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 18, 354-363. doi:10.1037/0097-7403.18.4.354

Cook, R. G. (1992). Acquisition and transfer of visual texture discriminations by pigeons. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 18, 341-353. doi:10.1037/0097-7403.18.4.341

Cook, R. G., Riley, D. A. & Brown, M. F. (1992). Spatial and configural factors in compound stimulus processing by pigeons. Animal Learning & Behavior, 20, 41-55. doi:10.3758/BF03199945

Cook, R. G., Wright, A. A. & Sands, S. F. (1991). Interstimulus interval and viewing time effects in monkey list memory. Animal Learning and Behavior, 19, 153-163. doi:10.3758/BF03197871

Wright, A. A., Cook, R. G., Rivera, J. J., Shyan, M. R., Neiworth, J. J. & Jitsumori, M. (1990). Naming, rehearsal, interstimulus interval effects in memory processing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Learning and Memory, 16, 1043-1059. doi:10.1037/0278-7393.16.6.1043

Wright, A. A., Cook, R. G., Rivera, J. J., Sands, S. F. & Delius, J. D. (1988). Concept learning by pigeons: Matching-to-sample with trial-unique video picture stimuli. Animal Learning and Behavior, 16, 436-444. doi:10.3758/BF03209384

Brown, M. F. & Cook, R. G. (1986). Within-trial dynamics of radial arm maze performance in rats. Learning and Motivation, 17, 190-205. doi:10.1016/0023-9690(86)90010-X


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