Avian Visual Cognition


Edited and Published by Dr. Robert G. Cook
Department of Psychology
Tufts University

In cooperation with Comparative Cognition Press
(September, 2001)

Table of Contents

Birds, Brains, and Bits
Robert Cook - Tufts University

Tips on how to use the different features of this cyberbook
This book is best viewed with a screen resolution of 800 x 600 or more set to greater  than 256 colors. Version 4.0 browsers or later are also recommended. See the reader's resources at the bottom of this page for more information.

Evolution of the Avian Visual System
Scott Husband & Toru Shimizu - University of South Florida

Development of Pecking in Ring Doves
Peter Balsam & James D. Deich - Barnard College of Columbia University

Hierarchical Stimulus Processing in Pigeons
Robert G. Cook - Tufts University

Object Recognition
Kimberly Kirkpatrick - University of York

Stimulus Control in Complex Arrays
Michael E.Young  &  Edward A. Wasserman - Southern Illinois University & University of Iowa

Attentional Processes in Compound Stimulus Processing by Pigeons
Jennifer E. Sutton & William A. Roberts- University of Western Ontario

Avian Visual Attention in Science and Culture
Charles P. Shimp, Walter T. Herbranson, & Thane Fremouw - University of Utah

The Perception of Similarity
Donald S. Blough - Brown University

Motion Discrimination and Recognition
Winand H. Dittrich & Stephen E. G. Lea - University of Hertfordshire & University of Exeter

Learning Strategies in Matching-to-Sample
Anthony A. Wright - University of Texas Health Science Center

Anticipation and Short-Term Retention in Pigeons
Douglas S. Grant & Ronald Kelly - University of Alberta

Exemplar Memory and Discrimination
Sheila Chase & Eric G. Heinemann - Hunter College

Visual Categorization in Pigeons
Ludwig Huber - University of Vienna

Categorization & Acquired Equivalence
Peter J. Urcuioli - Purdue University

Landmark-Based Spatial Memory in Pigeons
Ken Cheng & Marcia Spetch - MacQuarie University  &  University  of Alberta

Birds' Judgments of Number and Quantity
Jacky Emmerton - Purdue University

Cognitive Strategies and Foraging in Pigeons
Patricia M. Blough - Brown University

Visual Control of Sexual Behavior
Chana K. Akins & Melissa Burns - University of Kentucky &  Texas Christian University

Chunking and Serially Organized Behavior in Pigeons, Monkeys and Humans
Herbert S. Terrace - Columbia University

Imitation in Animals: Evidence, Function, and Mechanisms
Tom Zentall & Chana Akins - University of Kentucky

On- Line Resources

Click here to see the entire set of references from all chapters


 How to reference the book and its chapters

Click here to download software you might need for the viewing the book's content

 Reader Resource Kit (Best tools for viewing contents)

Click to contact any author

 Contact and mailing addresses of Contributors

 How to use this cyberbook

Click here to use the book's search engine

 Search Engine for the book

 How to print the chapters

 Send a comment to the Editor or information about a problem

2001 All copyrights for the individual chapters are retained by the authors. All other material in this book is copyrighted by the editor, unless noted otherwise. If there has been an error with regards to unacknowledged copyrighted material, please contact the editor immediately so that this can be corrected. Permissions for using material in this book should be sent to the editor.

Financial support for this project was provided in part by grants from: