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Postscript: An Essay on the Study of Cognition in Animals

Stewart H. Hulse

in Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377804
eISBN:
9780199848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.003.0035
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This essay describes some parts of the study of animal learning that were notable for their absence well into the 1960s but had substantial impact ... More


Comparative Cognition: A Natural Science Approach to the Study of Animal Intelligence

Edward A. Wasserman and Thomas R. Zentall

in Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377804
eISBN:
9780199848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Natural science has succeeded in supplanting superstition and religion as explanations for countless worldly events—from eclipses and the tides to ... More


The Comparative Cognition of Caching

S. R. De Kort, S. Tebbich, J. M. Dally, N. J. Emery, and S. Clayton

in Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377804
eISBN:
9780199848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.003.0031
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The avian food-caching paradigm has greatly contributed to our understanding of a number of cognitive capacities. Although the early work ... More


Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence

Wasserman and Thomas R Zentall (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377804
eISBN:
9780199848461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In 1978, Hulse, Fowler, and Honig published Cognitive Processes in Animal Behavior, an edited volume that was a landmark in the scientific study of animal ... More


What Can Studies of Comparative Cognition Teach Us about the Evolution of Dynamic Coordination?

Uri Grodzinski and Nicola S. Clayton

in Dynamic Coordination in the Brain: From Neurons to Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014717
eISBN:
9780262289818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014717.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Evidence from the field of comparative cognition suggests that many mammal and bird species possess cognitive abilities, such as the use of episodic-like memory of past events to modify behavior ... More


Arthropod Navigation: Ants, Bees, Crabs, Spiders Finding Their Way

Ken Cheng

in Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377804
eISBN:
9780199848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Arthropods are a much-studied group of animals, characterized by a hard exoskeleton and no internal bones. They include insects, spiders, and ... More


Sensitivity to Time: Implications for the Representation of Time

Jonathon D. Crystal

in Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377804
eISBN:
9780199848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

A central problem in the study of comparative cognition is to identify an animal's psychological representation of information in its ... More


Is bigger really better? The search for brain size and intelligence in the twenty-first century

David P. Carey

in Tall Tales about the Mind and Brain: Separating fact from fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198568773
eISBN:
9780191693779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568773.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Three independent developments in the last decade or so have rekindled interest in relating brain size to cognitive ability both within and across different species. The first has to do with the ... More


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