Document Detail


The pigeon's variability discrimination with lists of successively presented visual stimuli.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10531659     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pigeons previously trained to peck 1 button (same) after the successive presentation of 16 identical pictures and to peck a 2nd button (different) after the successive presentation of 16 nonidentical pictures were tested on lists involving different degrees of variability, different list lengths, and different temporal organizations of list items. The pigeons' performances on this successive same-different task revealed a strong sensitivity to list entropy; but, their discrimination was also affected by their memory for list items and by the accumulated evidence for a same versus a different response. Statistical models confirmed and quantified the importance of these additional factors.
Authors:
M E Young; E A Wasserman; M A Hilfers; R Dalrymple
Related Documents :
18702589 - Remembered but unused: the accessory items in working memory that do not guide attention.
21264719 - A switch in task affects priming of pop-out: evidence for the role of episodes.
21793229 - Balance, gait, falls, and fear of falling in women with the hypermobility type of ehler...
8805819 - On the generality of the revelation effect.
12710219 - Measuring the activation level of critical lures in the deese-roediger-mcdermott paradigm.
11294439 - False recognition occurs more frequently during source identification than during old-n...
20919779 - Surprise-induced blindness: a stimulus-driven attentional limit to conscious perception.
22434589 - Impaired letter-string processing in developmental dyslexia: what visual-to-phonology c...
15094519 - Subthalamic stimulation differentially modulates declarative and nondeclarative memory.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of experimental psychology. Animal behavior processes     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0097-7403     ISO Abbreviation:  J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process     Publication Date:  1999 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-11-16     Completed Date:  1999-11-16     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7504289     Medline TA:  J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  475-90     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
Affiliation:
Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242-1407, USA. michael-e-young@uiowa.edu
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Columbidae / physiology*
Discrimination Learning / physiology*
Memory / physiology
Visual Perception / physiology*
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
MH51562/MH/NIMH NIH HHS

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Superordinate category formation in pigeons: association with a common delay or probability of food ...
Next Document:  Drug-onset cues as signals: intraadministration associations and tolerance.