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The discrimination of structure: III. Representation of spatial relationships. (2005)
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Haselgrove, M., George, D. N., & Pearce, J. M. (2005). The discrimination of structure: III. Representation of spatial relationships. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 31(4), (433-448). doi:10.1037/0097-7403.31.4.433. ISSN 0097-7403

Pigeons received a discrimination in which the spatial relationship between 2 adjacent rectangles filled with different colors signaled the trial outcome. Test trials then involved the same rectangles separated horizontally by a gap. The tests in Exp... Read More

The influence of hippocampal lesions on the discrimination of structure and on spatial memory in pigeons (Columba livia). (2005)
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Good, M., Erichsen, J., Haselgrove, M., Pearce, J., Good, M. A., Erichsen, J. T., …Pearce, J. M. (2005). The influence of hippocampal lesions on the discrimination of structure and on spatial memory in pigeons (Columba livia). Behavioral Neuroscience, 119(5), 1316-1330. doi:10.1037/0735-7044.119.5.1316

Pigeons (Columba livia) were trained with a spatial structural discrimination, which was based on the spatial relationship among the components of a pattern, and a feature-binding structural discrimination, which was based on how different visual fea... Read More

Imitative learning of stimulus-response and response-outcome associations in pigeons (2005)
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Honey, R. C., George, D. N., & Saggerson, A. L. (2005). Imitative learning of stimulus-response and response-outcome associations in pigeons. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 31(3), 289-300. doi:10.1037/0097-7403.31.3.289

A novel automated procedure was used to study imitative learning in pigeons. In Experiments 1 and 2, observer pigeons witnessed a demonstrator pigeon successfully performing an instrumental discrimination in which different discriminative stimuli ind... Read More