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Cognitive processes in animal behavior

Print Book, English, 1978
L. Erlbaum Associates ; Distributed by Halsted Press, Hillsdale, N.J., New York, 1978
xii, 465 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780470264843, 9780898594355, 0470264845, 0898594359
pt. 1. On the conceptual nature of cognitive terms: an initial essay
pt. 2. Some implications of a cognitive perspective on Pavlovian conditioning
pt. 3. Stimulus relationships and feature selection in learning and behavior: Autoshaping, the feature-positive effect, and sign tracking
pt. 4. The role of stimulus learning in defensive behavior: Avoidance, freezing behavior
pt. 5. Cognitive associations as evident in the blocking effects of response-contingent CSs: Blocking and counterblocking ("superconditioning") tests
pt. 6. Cognitive or associative theories of conditioning: implications of an analysis of blocking
pt. 7. Expectancies and the priming of STM
pt. 8. Studies of working memory in the pigeon: Working memory, reference memory, and associative memory
pt. 9. Selective attention and related cognitive processes in pigeons
pt. 10. The internal clock
pt. 11. Cognitive structure and serial pattern learning by animals: The sensitivity of animals to structure
pt. 12. Characteristics of spatial memory: Eight-arm maze
pt. 13. Cognitive mapping in chimpanzees
pt. 14. On the abstractness of human concepts: why it would be difficult to talk to a pigeon
Based on papers from a conference held June 1976 at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia