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Are birds metacognitive?

Kazuo Fujita, Noriyuki Nakamura, Sumie Iwasaki, and Sota Watanabe

in Foundations of Metacognition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646739
eISBN:
9780191745867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646739.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Avians have been shown to be highly cognitive. This chapter asks whether they are also metacognitive in two separate experimental situations. In Study 1, recognition of confidence of their immediate ... More


“Each One a Pocket Hercules”: The Bantam Experiment and the Case of the Thirty-fifth Division

Peter Simkins

in Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Substandard Manpower, 1860–1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239771
eISBN:
9780823239818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239771.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

In 1914 the British army experienced a rush of volunteers. Physical standards were changed several times to manage the numbers, but many enthusiastic, patriotic men were below enlistment standards. ... More


The Miracle Year: Summer and Fall

Jonathan R. Eller

in Becoming Ray Bradbury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036293
eISBN:
9780252093357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036293.003.0036
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Ray Bradbury's phenomenal year as a writer during the summer and fall of 1950. A chance meeting with Christopher Isherwood at a Los Angeles bookstore in early July 1950 ... More


Bantam and Ballantine

Jonathan R. Eller

in Becoming Ray Bradbury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036293
eISBN:
9780252093357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036293.003.0043
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines Ray Bradbury's mass-market paperback anthology Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow, published by Bantam, and his contract with Ballantine for three science fiction novellas. ... More


Gujarati Merchant Diaspora in South East Asia (Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries)

Ruby Maloni

in Transregional Trade and Traders: Situating Gujarat in the Indian Ocean from Early Times to 1900

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199490684
eISBN:
9780199096145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490684.003.0013
Subject:
History, Indian History

Gujarat was concentric to the early modern Indian Ocean world. The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries witnessed the fine tuning of long distance trading systems. In South East Asia, the ... More


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