The International Conference
on Comparative Cognition
March 23 to March 26, 1995
All meetings and receptions held in the Penthouse of the Melbourne Oceanfront
March 23, 1995, Thursday afternoon, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Thursday evening, 7:30 PM - 9:40 PM
Spoken Posters, 7:30 PM - 9:05 PM
- M. Spetch, University of Alberta. Comparative studies of landmark use
I: Pigeons and adult humans.
- S. MacDonald, York University. Comparative studies of landmark use
II: Marmoset monkeys and children.
- R. Thompson, Franklin & Marshall University, D. Oden, La Salle
University, & S. Boysen, Ohio State University. Matching of relations-about-relations
by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) without "language training."
- S. Boysen, Ohio State University. Quality judgments by chimpanzees:
perceptual or motivational constraints?
- L. Brownlie & A. Olthof, University of Western Ontario, M. Njegovan
& R. Weisman, Queen's University. Classifying the durations of auditory
stimuli in songbirds and humans.
- S. Shackleton & S. Hulse, Johns Hopkins University. Pitch perception
- J. Steirn & J. Weaver, Georgia Southern University. Discrimination
among commonly coded stimuli: A preliminary study.
- W. Roberts, T. Macuda, & A. Olthof, University of Western Ontario.
Evidence for equivalence sets in rat spatial memory.
- R. Brush & C. Gendron, Purdue University. Genetics of avoidance
learning, effects of chlordiazepoxide and development of inhibition of
- R. Mehiel, Shippensburg University. Just a taste of a good thing reduces
- A. Baker & Robin Murphy, McGill University. Blocking with two independent
- S. Young, University of Vermont, & M. Fanselow, University of California,
Los Angeles. Context preexposure facilitates contextual fear conditioning
and context discriminability.
- R. Burns, Southeast Missouri State University. Evidence for enumeration
in rats with a procedure that precludes serial subitizing.
- C. Flaherty, C. Coppotelli & C. Mitchell, Rutgers University. Do
rats compare value?
- D. Koenig, Thomas Cooley Law School. Comparative Cognition vs. the
Animal Rights Terrorists: Legal Directions from the Courts.
Review, Thursday evening 9:10 PM - 9:40 PM
- K. Swartz, Lehman College. Theories of mind in monkeys and apes: What
is the evidence?
March 24, 1995, Friday afternoon, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Vision and Hearing
- S. Hulse, Johns Hopkins. Auditory stream segregation by song birds.
- R. Weisman, M. Njegovan, K. Laird, & L. Tomilson, Queen's University.
Pitch range categorization in songbirds and humans.
- P. Blough, Brown University. Predicting target identity during visual
- R. Cook, B. Cavoto, & J. Katz, Tufts University. Visual cognition
in the pigeon.
- W. Honig, Dalhousie University. Discrimination of emergent properties
of complex arrays using the "touch screen" procedure.
Outcome Expectancies and Coding Processes
- A. Delamater, CUNY-Brooklyn College. Outcome-mediated generalization.
- A. Santi, J. Symons, & L. Stanford, Wilfried Laurier University.
Discriminal distance analysis of many-to- one matching with temporal and
- P. Urcuioli, Purdue University. Some "unexpected" effects
of differential outcome expectancies.
March 25, 1995, Saturday afternoon 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
- T. Zentall, J. Sutton & L. Sherburne, University of Kentucky. Social
learning in animals: Definitions methodology and mechanisms
- B. Moore, Dalhousie University. The evolution of imitative learning.
Concepts, Memory, and Decision Processes
- M. Rilling, Michigan State University. The folly of literal metaphors:
The rise and fall of James McConnell's memory transfer paradigm.
- M. Bouton, University of Vermont. Animal cognition in animal conditioning.
- D. Blough, Brown University. Error factors in pigeon discrimination
- E. Fantino, University of California, San Diego. Adventures in decision-making.
- E. Wasserman, University of Iowa. Peristeronic cognition: Basic, superordinate,
and abstract concepts in pigeons.
Reception, 10:00 PM - 1:00 AM.
March 26, 1995, Sunday morning, 9:00 AM - 12:10 noon. Time, Space,
and Serial Order
- R. Miller, R. Cole & J. Denniston, SUNY-Binghamton. The temporal
- R. Church, H. Broadbent, Y. Mausik, & J. Crystal, Brown University.
Multiple-oscillator models of timing.
- D. Wilkie, University of British Columbia. Time-place learning: Data
- S. Fountain, Kent State University, J. Rowan, Wesleyan College &
S. Krauchunas, Kent State University. Serial pattern learning in rodents:
Are mice "little rats"?
- J. Cohen, University of Windsor, R. Bradley, University of Windsor,
S. Pardy, University of Windsor, & C. Quaglai, Wayne State University.
Effects of food preference on rats' performance in the radial maze: Patches
- D. MacEwen, Mary Washington College. Sex differences in cognitive maps?
- S. Chase, City University of New York.
- A. Droungas, University of Pennsylvania.
- G. Fetterman, Indiana & Purdue Universities-Indianapolis.
- T. Gentner, Johns Hopkins University.
- E. Heinemann, Hunter College-CUNY.
- M. Njegovan, Queen's University.
- N. Spear, SUNY-Binghamton.
- F. Stollnitz, National Science Foundation.
- C. Sturdy, Queen's University.
- J. Rowan, Wesleyan College.