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2010: Vol 23 (1) | 2010: Vol 23 (2) | 2010: Vol 23 (3)
2009: Vol 22(1) | 2009: Vol 22 (2) | 2009: Vol 22 (3) | 2009: Vol 22 (4)
2008: Vol 21(1) | 2008: Vol 21 (2)
2007: Vol 20 (1)
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2006: Vol 19 (1)
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2005: Vol 18 (1) | 2005: Vol 18 (2) | 2005: Vol 18 (3) | 2005: Vol 18 (4)
2004: Vol 17 (1) | 2004: Vol 17 (2-3) | 2004: Vol 17 (4)
2003: Vol 16 (1) | 2003: Vol 16 (2-3) | 2003: Vol 16 (4)
2002: Vol 15 (1) | 2002: Vol 15 (2-3) | 2002: Vol 15 (4)
2001: Vol 14 (1-2) | 2001: Vol 14 (3-4)
2000: Vol 13 (1-2) | 2000: Vol 13 (3-4)


2010: Volume 23, No. 3 (click here to download entire issue)

Research with captive marine mammals is important: An introduction to the special issue
Stan A. Kuczaj II

The value of ex situ cetacean populations in understanding reproductive physiology and developing assisted reproductive technology for ex situ and in situ species management and conservation efforts
J. K. O’Brien and T. R. Robeck

Research with Navy marine mammals benefits animal care, conservation and biology
Dorian S. Houser, James J. Finneran, and S. H. Ridgway

How studies of wild and captive dolphins contribute to our understanding of individual differences and personality
Lauren E. Highfill and Stan A. Kuczaj II

What can captive whales tell us about their wild counterparts? Identification, usage, and ontogeny of contact calls in belugas (Delphinapterus leucas)
Valeria Vergara, Robert Michaud, and Lance Barrett-Lennard

What laboratory research has told us about dolphin cognition
Louis M. Herman

Cognitive research with dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) at Disney’s The Seas: A program for enrichment, science, education, and conservation
Heidi E. Harley, Wendi Fellner, and M. Andy Stamper

Dolphin cognition: Representations and processes in memory and perception
Eduardo Mercado III and Caroline M. DeLong

Observational learning in wild and captive dolphins
Deirdre B. Yeater and Stan A. Kuczaj II

Bottlenose dolphins' (Tursiops truncatus) theory of mind as demonstrated by responses to their trainers’ attentional states
Masaki Tomonaga, Yuka Uwano, Sato Ogura, and Toyoshi Saito

Inaugurating the study of animal metacognition
J. David Smith

Journal publication trends regarding cetaceans found in both wild and captive environments: What do we study, and where do we publish?
Heather Hill and Monica Lackups


2010: Volume 23, No. 2 (click here to download entire issue)

Learning about absent outcome in the presence of conditioned excitor and inhibitor: A study using conditioned flavor preference
Yoshio Iguchi, Kosuke Sawa, and Kiyoshi Ishii

A new change-of-contents false belief test: Children and chimpanzees compared
Carla Krachun, Malinda Carpenter, Josep Call, and Michael Tomasello

Targets and tactics of play fighting: Competitive versus cooperative styles of play in Japanese and Tonkean macaques
Christine J. Reinhart, Vivien C. Pellis,Bernard Thierry, Claude-Anne Gauthier, Doug P. VanderLaan, Paul L. Vasey and Sergio M. Pellis

Domesticated dogs’ (Canis familiaris) response to dishonest human points
Shannon M. A. Kundey, Andres De Los Reyes, Jessica Arbuthnot, Rebecca Allen, Ariel Coshun, Sabrina Molina, and Erica Royer

A brief report: Capture order is repeatable in chickadees
Lauren M. Guillette, Allison A. Bailey, Adam R. Reddon, Peter L. Hurd and Christopher B. Sturdy


2010: Volume 23, No. 1 (click here to download entire issue)

A methodological review of personality-related studies in fish: Focus on the shy-bold axis of behavior
Christina N. Toms, David J. Echevarria, and David J. Jouandot

A Y-maze choice task fails to detect alcohol avoidance or alcohol preference in zebrafish
Stephanie L. Grella, Neeru Kapur, and Robert Gerlai

Zebrafish behavior in novel environments: Effects of acute exposure to anxiolytic compounds and choice of Danio rerio line
James Sackerman, Jennifer J. Donegan, Colin S. Cunningham, Ngoc Nhung Nguyen, Kelly Lawless, Adam Long, Robert H. Benno, and
Georgianna G. Gould

Does acute alcohol exposure modulate aggressive behaviors in the zebrafish (Danio rerio), or is the bark worse than the bite?
David J. Echevarria, Catherine M. Hammack, David J. Jouandot, and Christina N. Toms

The influence of sex and phenotype on shoaling decisions in zebrafish
Jennifer L. Snekser, Nathan Ruhl, Kristoffer Bauer and Scott P. McRobert

The behavioral and pharmacological actions of NMDA receptor antagonism are conserved in zebrafish larvae
John Chen, Roshni Patel, Theodore C. Friedman, and Kevin S. Jones

Genetic analysis of the touch response in zebrafish (Danio rerio)
Vanessa Carmean and Angeles B. Ribera

The developing utility of zebrafish in modeling neurobehavioral disorders
Adam Stewart, Ferdous Kadri, John DiLeo, Kyung Min Chung, Jonathan Cachat, Jason Goodspeed, Christopher Suciu, Sudipta Roy, Siddharth
Gaikwad, Keith Wong, Marco Elegante, Salem Elkhayat, Nadine Wu, Thomas Gilder, David Tien, Leah Grossman, Julia Tan, Ashley Denmark, Brett Bartels, Kevin Frank, Esther Beeson, Allan V. Kalueff


2009: Volume 22, No. 4 (click here to download entire issue)

The judder of the cricket: The variance underlying the invariance in behavior
Sergio M. Pellis, David Gray and William H. Cade

Perceptual learning in a human conditioned suppression task
James B. Nelson and María del Carmen Sanjuan

Siamangs (Hylobates syndactylus) recognize their mirror image
Adolf Heschl and Conny Fuchsbichler

The behavioral development of two beluga calves during the first year of life
Heather M. Hill

Multiple cue extinction effects on recovery of responding in causal judgments
Steven Glautier and Tito Elgueta


2009: Volume 22, No. 3 (click here to download entire issue)

Chronic pain, memory, and injury: Evolutionary clues from snail and rat nociceptors
Edgar T. Walters

Incentive relativity and the specificity of reward expectations in honey bees
Daniel A. Wiegmann and Brian H. Smith

The roles of endogenous opioids in fear learning
Gavan P. McNally

Role of opioid receptors in incentive contrast
Mauricio R. Papini



2009: Volume 22, No. 2 (click here to download entire issue)

Pigeons, rats and humans show analogous misinformation effects
Maryanne Garry and David N. Harper

Individual recognition in Japanese quail requires physical and behavioral cues
Brian Cusato and Melissa Burns-Cusato

Magnitude Effects of Sexual Reinforcement in Japanese Quail (Coturnix japonica)
Alejandro Baquero, Adriana Puerta, and Germán Gutiérrez


2009: Volume 22, No. 1 (click here to download entire issue)

Rats Distinguish Between Absence of Events and Lack of Information in Sensory Preconditioning
Aaron P. Blaisdell, Kenneth J. Leising, W. David Stahlman, and Michael R. Waldmann

Contingency and Contiguity Trade-Offs in Causal Induction
Marc J. Buehner and Stuart J. McGregor

Assessing Generalization Within and Between Trap Tasks in the Great Apes
Gema Martin-Ordas and Josep Call

Covariation, Struture and Generalization: Building Blocks of Causal Cognition
Robin A. Murphy, Esther Mondragón, and Victoria A. Murphy


2008: Volume 21, No. 2 (click here to download entire issue)

Relative Pattern Preferences by Bumblebees
Catherine M. S. Plowright, Mathieu Lebeau, and Martine J. Perreault

Differing Pattern of the Development of Mother–Infant Interactions in Cynomolgus Monkeys Due to Exposure of an Environmental Chemical,
Bisphenol A

Akiko Nakagami, Takamasa Koyama, Katsuyoshi Kawasaki, Takayuki Negishi, Toshio Ihara, Yoichiro Kuroda, Yasuhiro Yoshikawa

Recognition and Discrimination of Human Actions Across the Senses of Echolocation and Vision in the Bottlenose Dolphin: Evidence for Dolphin Cross-modal Integration of Dynamic Information
Stan Kuczaj, Moby Solangi, Tim Hoffland, and Marci Romagnoli


2008: Volume 21, No. 1 (click here to download entire issue)

Preferential Association Among Kin Exhibited in a Population of Atlantic Spotted Dolphins (Stenella frontalis)
Lillian S. Welsh and Denise L. Herzing

Manipulation and Tool Use in Captive Yellow-Breasted Capuchin Monkeys (Cebus xanthosternos)
Euphly Jalles-Filho and Rogério Grassetto Teixeira da Cunha

A Novel Behavioral Test Battery to Assess Global Drug Effects Using the Zebrafish
David J. Echevarria, Catherine M. Hammack, Drew W. Pratt, and John D. Hosemann

Vigilance in Female Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops spp.) Before and After Calving
Heather M. Hill, Donald A. Carder, and Sam H. Ridgway


2007: Volume 20, No. 4 (click here to download entire issue)

Temporal Organization of Eating in Low- and High-Saccharin-Consuming Rats
Nancy K. Dess, Jocelyn M. Richard,Susan Fletcher Severe, and Clinton D. Chapman

The Role of Visual Cues in the Comprehension of the Human Pointing Signals in Dogs
Gabriella Lakatos, Antal Dóka, and Ádám Miklósi

A Comparative Analysis of the Preference for Dark Environments in Five Teleosts
Caio Maximino, Thiago Marques de Brito, Fernanda Dias de Moraes, and Flávia Volta Cortes de Oliveira, Iza Batista Taccolini, Patrícia Mendes Pereira, Rafael Colmanetti, Rafael Lozano, Rangel Antônio Gazolla, Raquel Tenório, Renata Inah Tavares de Lacerda, Silvana Terume Koshikene Rodrigues, Soraia Valéria de Oliveira Coelho Lameirão, Alvaro Antonio Assis Pontes, Cynthia Ferreira Romão, Vitor Miranda Prado, and Amauri Gouveia Jr.

A Brief Report: The Use of Experimenter-Given Cues by South American Sea Lions
Lauren E. Highfill, Harald Schwammer, and Stan A. Kuczaj


2007: Volume 20, No. 2-3 (click here to download entire issue)

Noise Related Stress and Marine Mammals: An Introduction
Andrew J. Wright and Lauren Highfill, Guest Editors

Endocrinology of stress
L. Michael Romero and Luke K. Butler

From Classic Aspects of the Stress Response to Neuroinflammation and Sickness: Implications for Individuals and Offspring
Terrence Deak

The Behavioral Ecology of Disturbance Responses
Colin M. Beale

A Brief Review of Anthropogenic Sound in the Oceans
Leila Hatch and Andrew J. Wright

Effects of Noise on Rodent Physiology
Ann Linda Baldwin

The Effect of Transportation Noise on Health and Cognitive Development: A Review of Recent Evidence
Charlotte Clark and Stephen A. Stansfeld

A Brief Review of Known Effects of Noise on Marine Mammals
Linda S. Weilgart

Environmental Noise and Decision Making: Possible Implications of Increases in Anthropogenic Noise for Information Processing in
Marine Mammals

Melissa Bateson

The Influence of Metal Pollution on the Immune System: A Potential Stressor for Marine Mammals in the North Sea
Antje Kakuschke and Andreas Prange

Potential Synergism between Stress and Contaminants in Free-ranging Cetaceans
Daniel Martineau

Fishery Effects on Dolphins Targeted by Tuna Purse-seiners in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean
Elizabeth F. Edwards

The Long-term Consequences of Short-term Responses to Disturbance Experiences from Whalewatching Impact Assessment
David Lusseau and Lars Bejder

Adaptive Management, Population Modeling and Uncertainty Analysis for Assessing the Impacts of Noise on Cetacean Populations
Brendan A. Wintle

Anthropogenic noise as a stressor in animals: a multidisciplinary perspective
Andrew J. Wright, Natacha Aguilar Soto, Ann L. Baldwin, Melissa Bateson, Colin M. Beale, Charlotte Clark, Terrence Deak, Elizabeth F. Edwards, Antonio Fernández, Ana Godinho, Leila Hatch, Antje Kakuschke, David Lusseau, Daniel Martineau, L. Michael Romero, Linda Weilgart, Brendan Wintle, Giuseppe Notarbartolo-di-Sciara, and Vidal Martin

Do marine mammals experience stress related to anthropogenic noise?
Andrew J. Wright, Natacha Aguilar Soto, Ann L. Baldwin, Melissa Bateson, Colin M. Beale, Charlotte Clark, Terrence Deak, Elizabeth F. Edwards, Antonio Fernández, Ana Godinho, Leila Hatch, Antje Kakuschke, David Lusseau, Daniel Martineau, L. Michael Romero, Linda Weilgart, Brendan Wintle, Giuseppe Notarbartolo-di-Sciara, and Vidal Martin


2007: Volume 20, No. 1 (click here to download entire issue)

Speaking Up, Speaking Out: Views on Advocating for Our Science
Mark S. Blumberg and Nancy K. Dess, Guest Editors

Influencing Science Policy through Effective Advocacy
Karen Studwell

Stubborn Facts Call for Stubborn Scientists
David Barash

Crying in the Wilderness
Bennett G. Galef, Jr.

Should We Talk to the General Public about Our Work?
Jessica M. Zilski and Oskar Pineño

Comparative Psychology’s Relevance to a Liberal Arts Education and Personal Development
Duncan A. White

On the Communication of Values between Scientists and the Public
Bryan Benham and Charles P. Shimp

Encoding Structural Ambiguity in Rat Serial Pattern Learning: The Role of Phrasing
Stephen B. Fountain, James D. Rowan and Heidi M. Carman

All Mothers are Not the Same: Maternal Styles in Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)
Heather M. Hill, Tammy Greer, Moby Solangi and Stan A. Kuczaj, II

A Species Difference in Visuospatial Working Memory: Does Language Link “What” with “Where”?
David A. Washburn, Jonathan P. Gulledge, Frances James, and Duane M. Rumbaugh

Do Dolphins Eavesdrop on the Echolocation Signals of Conspecifics?
Justin D. Gregg, Kathleen M. Dudzinski, Howard V. Smith


2006: Volume 19, Number 4 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

Quantity perception by adult humans (Homo sapiens), chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes), and rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) as a function of stimulus organization
Michael J. Beran

The effect of context and CS preexposure on acquisition of the classically conditioned eyeblink response in rats
Greta Sokoloff, Derick H. Lindquist, and Joseph E. Steinmetz

Formation of a simple cognitive map by rats
Rebecca A. Singer, Benjamin D. Abroms, and Thomas R. Zentall

Exploration and habituation in intact free moving Octopus vulgaris
Michael J. Kuba, Ruth A. Byrne, Daniela V. Meisel, and Jennifer A. Mather

Spontaneous object sharing in captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
Maura L. Celli, Masaki Tomonaga, Toshifumi Udono, Migaku Teramoto, Kunitoshi Nagano


2006: Volume 19, Number 3 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

Complex learning in anthropods
Frederick R. Prete, Guest Editor

Spatial learning in dragonflies
Perri K. Eason and Paul V. Switzer

Geographic variation in a spider’s ability to solve a confinement problem by trial and error
Robert R. Jackson, Fiona R. Cross, and Chris M. Carter

Learning in stomatopod crustaceans
Thomas W. Cronin, Roy L. Caldwell, and Justin Marshall

Learning of abstract concepts and rules by the honeybee
Shaowu Zhang

Visual search and decision making in bees: Time, speed and accuracy
Peter Skorupski, Johannes Spaethe, and Lars Chittka

Prospective and retrospective learning in honeybees
Martin Giurfa and Julie Benard

Deleterious effects of low temperature exposure on learning expression in a parasitoid
Joan van Baaren, Guy Boivin, and Yannick Outreman


2006: Volume 19, No. 2 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

Building the bridge between development and evolution
Robert Lickliter and Susan M. Schneider, Guest Editors

The identity of comparative psychology: Its status and advances in evolutionary theory and genetics
Ethel Tobach

The role of development in evolutionary change: A view from comparative psychology
Robert Lickliter and Susan M. Schneider

Studying evolution in action: Foundations for a transgenerational comparative psychology
Hunter Honeycutt

Psychology is a developmental science
Gary Greenberg, Ty Partridge, Victoria Mosack, and Charles Lambdin

Social traditions and the maintenance and loss of geographic variation in mating patterns of brown-headed cowbirds
Todd M. Freeberg and David J. White

The role of peers in cultural innovation and cultural transmission: Evidence from the play of dolphin calves importance of contextual saliency on vocal imitation by bottlenose dolphins
Stan A. Kuczaj, Radhika Makecha, Marie Trone, Robin D. Paulos, and Joana A. Ramos

Ordering and executive functioning as a window on the evolution and development of cognitive systems
Brendan McGonigle and Margaret Chalmers


2006: Volume 19, No. 1 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

Evolution of the Auditory System
M. Fabiana Kubke, Catherine E. Carr, and J. Martin Wild, Guest Editors

The molecular and developmental basis of the evolution of the vertebrate auditory system
B. Fritzsch, S. Pauley, F. Feng, V. Matei, and D. H. Nichols

Sound localization by cetaceans
Brian K. Branstetter and Eduardo Mercado III

Structural aspects of slow mechanical adaptation in the vertebrate cochlea
Olga Ganeshina and Misha Vorobyev

Morphological variation in the nucleus laminaris of birds
M. F. Kubke and C. E. Carr

Behaviour development: A cephalopod perspective
Jennifer A. Mather

Importance of contextual saliency on vocal imitation by bottlenose dolphins
Stacie Hooper, Diana Reiss, Melissa Carter, and Brenda McCowan


2005: Volume 18, No. 4 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

Contrast, Incentive Learning, and Surprising Reward
Steve Reilly, Guest Editor

Effects of outcome devaluation on the performance of a heterogeneous instrumental chain
Bernard W. Balleine, Concepción Paredes-Olay, and Anthony Dickinson

A within-trial contrast effect and its implications for several social psychological phenomena
Thomas R. Zentall

Inhibition of successive positive contrast in rats withdrawn from an escalating dose schedule of D-amphetamine
Giada Vacca and Anthony G. Phillips

Failure to obtain instrumental successive negative contrast in tasks that support consummatory successive negative contrast
Aristides Sastre, Jian-You Lin, and Steve Reilly

Single neurons in the nucleus accumbens track relative reward
Robert A. Wheeler, Mitchell F. Roitman, Patricia S. Grigson, and Regina M. Carelli

Consummatory successive negative contrast induces hypoalgesia
Alba E. Mustaca and Mauricio R. Papini

Behavioral contrast in a group foraging paradigm
Valeri A. Farmer-Dougan and James D. Dougan

Negative incentive contrast induces economic choice behavior by bumble bees
Faith A. Waldron, Daniel D. Wiegmann, and Douglas A. Wiegmann

Lesions of the ventral tegmental area disrupt drug-induced appetite stimulating effects but spare reward comparison
Robert C. Twining, Andras Hajnal, Kristy Bruno, Ellen J. Hess, Li Han, and Patricia S. Grigson


2005: Volume 18, No. 3 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

The modern role of Morgan's canon in comparative psychology
M. Rosalyn Karin-D'Arcy

Animal cognition and the new anthropomorphism
Peter H. Klopfer

Interactions between ethanol experiences during late gestation and nursing: Effects on infantile and maternal responsiveness to ethanol
Mariana Pueta, Paula Abate, Normal E. Spear, and Juan C. Molina

Effects of absolute proximity between landmark and platform in a virtual Morris pool task with humans
A. A. Artigas, J. A. Aznar-Casanova, and V. C. Chamizo

Extensive interference attenuates reinstatement in human predictive judgments
Ana Garcia-Gutierrez, Juan M. Rosas, and James B. Nelson

Unexpected post-CS events during extinction and the slow reacquisition effect
Marsha Dopheide, Shawn Smith, Carla Bills, Richard Kichnet, and Todd R. Schachtman


2005: Volume 18, No. 2 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

Associative Mechanisms and Drug-Related Behavior
Stanley J. Weiss, Mark P. Reilly, and David N. Kearns

The reference-dose place conditioning procedure yields a graded dose-effect function
Rick A. Bevins

Cocaine and selective associations: Investigations into a biological constraint on learning with drug self-administration and shock avoidance as reinforcers
Stanley J. Weiss, David N. Kearns, Scott I. Cohn, Leigh V. Panlilio, and Charles W. Schindler

Dose history and occurrence of conditional stimuli determine the strength of cocaine-seeking behavior of rhesus monkeys
Jennifer L. Newman and Patrick M. Beardsley

Alcohol ataxia tolerance: Extinction cues, spontaneous recovery, and relapse
Douglas C. Brooks

Interaction of extinguished cocaine-conditioned stimuli and footshock on reinstatement in rats
Keith L. Shelton and Patrick M. Beardsley

Effects of age on Pavlovian autoshaping of ethanol drinking in nonde-prived rats
Arthur Tomie, Walaa M. Mohamed, and Larissa A. Pohorecky


2005: Volume 18, No. 1 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!


A neural-functionalist approach to learning
James W. Grau and Robin L. Joynes

Mechanism through methodology: No madness to the method
Aaron P. Blaisdell

Experimental methods and conceptual confusion
Armando Machado

Pavlovian conditioning requires ruling out nonassociative factors to claim conditioning occurred
Steve Reilly and Todd R. Schachtman

A continuum of learning and memory research: A commentary on Grau and Joynes
Greta Sokoloff and Joseph E. Steinmetz

Beyond method: A comment on Grau and Joynes
John Staddon

Neurofunctionalism revisited: Learning is more than you think it is
James W. Grau and Robin L. Joynes

Palaeoanthropology and the evolutionary place of humans in nature
Pamela R. Willoughby

Posttrial administration of cholinergic drugs does not affect consummatory successive negative contrast in rats
Mariana Bentosela, Maria de los Angeles D'Ambros, Alicia Altamirano, Ruben N. Muzio, Carlos Baratti, and Alba E. Mustaca


2004: Volume 17, No. 4 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

Uniqueness, diversity, similarity, repeatability, and heritability
Jerry Hirsch

Changing odor hedonic perception through emotional associations in humans
Rachel S. Herz, Sophia L. Beland, and Margaret Hellerstein

Sex-related responsiveness to changes in tactile stimulation in hooded rats
Robert N. Hughes and Helen F Kleindienst

Pre- and postconflict interactions between female Japanese macaques during homosexual consortships
Paul L. Vasey

Shortcut taking by ferrets (Mustela putorius furo)
M. Perreault and C. M. S. Plowright

Pigeon's behavior as a discriminative stimulus
Naoki Nakashika


2004: Volume 17, No. 2-3 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

Pavlovian Conditioning: Basic Associative Processes
Todd Schachtman, Guest Editor

Some trends in the study of Pavlovian conditioning
William Timberlake

Stimulus Exposure Effects
Latent inhibition of US signal value following CS-US training
Murray J. Goddard

CS-US interval duration and the US preexposure effect
Dómhall Jennings and Kimberly Kirkpatrick

Effects of nonreinforced preexposure to the context on autoshaping in rats: Methodological implications for demonstrations of latent inhibition
Robert L. Boughner, Brian L. Thomas, and Mauricio R. Papini

Pavlovian-Operant Interactions
Pavlovian processes in simultaneous discriminations
Thomas R. Zentall

Biological and economic effects on responding: Rate and duration of the pigeon's key peck
Daniel D. Holt, Leonard Green, and W. Michelle Muenks

Adaptive Basis for Pavlovian Conditioning
Maintaining a competitive edge: Dominance hierarchies, food competition, and strategies to secure food in green anoles (Anolis carolinensis) and firemonth cichlids (Thorichthys meeki)
Karen L. Hollis, Lisa A. Blouin, Mary C. Romano, Kristin S. Langworthy-Lam, and Julie Siegenthaler

Role of Pavlovian conditioning in sexual behavior: A comparative analysis in human and nonhuman animals
Chana K. Akins

Integrating Models of Pavlovian Conditioning
Separate training influences relative validity
Rick Mehta, Jamie-Lynne Dumont, Sharon Combiadakis, and Douglas A. Williams

A review of the empirical laws of basic learning in Pavlovian conditioning
Martha Escobar and R. R. Miller


2004: Volume 17, No. 1 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

Evolution of the Vertebrate Brain and Behavior
Lori Marino and Sergio M. Pellis, Guest Editors

Cetacean brain evolution: Multiplication generates complexity
Lori Marino

Brood parasitism and brain size in cuckoos: A cautionary tale on the use of modern comparative methods
Andrew N. Iwaniuk

The evolution of the large, complex sensorimotor systems of anthropoid primates
John H. Kaas

Implications of marsupial births for our understanding of behavioural development
John Nelson and Robert Gemmell

Correlates and possible mechanisms of neocortical enlargement and diversification in mammals
Kenneth C. Catania

Evolving a playful brain: A levels of control approach
Sergio M. Pellis and Andrew N. Iwaniuk


2003: Volume 16, No. 4 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

The Steel Helmet Project: Canine olfactory detection of low concentrations of a surrogate chemical warfare agent
Stewart Hilliard

A species difference in visuospatial memory: A failure of memory for what, where, or what is where?
David A Washburn, Jonathan P. Gulledge, and Bridgette Martin

Full body restraint and rapid stimulus exposure as a treatment for dogs with defensive aggressive behavior: Three case studies
Nancy G. Williams and Peter L. Borchelt

Changing levels of stress affect the characteristics of grooming behavior in rats
Joanna Komorowska and Wojciech Pisula


2003: Volume 16, No. 2-3 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

Comparative Psychology and the Conservation of Endangered Species
Melissa Burns Cusato, Guest Editor

Application of behavioral knowledge to captive breeding in the giant panda
Ronald R. Swaisgood, Xiaoping Zhou, Gwiquan Zhang, Donald G. Lindburg, and Hemin Zhang

Effects of captivity on response to a novel environment in the oldfield mouse (Peromyscus polionotus subgriseus)
M. Elsbeth McPhee

Fear in the captive-bred Attwater's prairie chicken as an indicator of postrelease survival
Melissa Burns Cusato and Michael E. Morrow

Training tammar wallabies (Macropus eugenii) to respond to predators: A review linking experimental psychology to conservation
Andrea Griffin

Underwater visual acuity of two Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
Gordon B. Bauer, Debborah E. Colbert, Wendi Fellner, and Joseph C. Gaspard III

Visual acuity of juvenile loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta): A behavioral approach
Soraya Moein Bartol, Roger L. Mellgren, and John A. Musick

Habitat selection and antipredator behavior in three species of hatchling sea turtles
Roger L. Mellgren, Martha A. Mann, Mark E. Bushong, Stacy R. Harkins, and Vicki L. Keathley

Anthropogenic noise and its effect on animal communication: An interface between comparative psychology and conservation biology
Lawrence A. Rabin, Brenda McCowan, Stacie L. Hooper, and Donald H. Owins


2003: Volume 16, No. 1 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

Overlapping Territories: Understanding Behavior Across Subdisciplines of Psychology
David A. Washburn, Guest Editor

Common territories in comparative and developmental psychology: Quest for shared means and meaning in behavioral investigations
Julie Johnson-Pynn

Has scala naturae thinking come between neuropsychology and comparative neuroscience?
Lori Marino

Developing a comprehensive social psychology with shared explanations of primate social behavior
Eric J. Vanman

Why cognitive psychologists should know comparative psychology; why comparative psychologists should know cognitive psychology
J. David Smith


2002: Volume 15, No. 4 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

Can orangutans and gorillas acquire concepts for social relationships?
Jennifer Vonk

A training program for filter-search mine-detection dogs
R. Fjellanger, E. K. Andersen, and Ian G. McLean

A species difference in visuospatial memory in adult humans and rhesus monkeys: The concentration game
David A. Washburn and Jonathan P. Gulledge

Sequential pattern of behavior in the common palm civet, Paradoxurus hermaphroditus (Pallas)
Hema Krishnakumar, N. K. Balasubramanian, and M. Balakrishnan

Simultaneous pattern discriminations by pigeons reveal absence of mirror image and left-right confusions
France Landry and Catherine Plowright


2002: Volume 15, No. 2-3 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

Comparative Psychology and the Applied Challenge
Melissa Burns Cusato, Guest Editor

Role of comparative psychology in the development of effective environmental enrichment strategies to improve poultry welfare
R. Bryan Jones

Assessing animals' preferences: Concurrent schedules of reinforcement
Catherine E. Sumpter, T. Mary Foster, and William Temple

Keeping environmental enrichment enriching
Stan Kuczaj, Thad Lacinak, Otto Fad, Marie Trone, Moby Solangi, and Joana Ramos

Use of two-trainer interactive modeling as a potential means to engender social behavior in children with various disabilities
Irene M. Pepperberg and Diane V. Sherman

A behavior based fractionation of cognitive competence with applications: A comparative approach
Brendan McGonigle and Margaret Chalmers

Uncloaking the magician: Contributions of comparative psychology to understanding animal training
Robert J. Young

It takes more than fish: The psychology of marine mammal training
Stan Kuczaj and Mark Xitco

Development of a psychometric scale for the evaluation of the emotional predisposition of pet dogs
Gill Sheppard and Daniel S. Mills

Honey bees (Apis mellifera) and the solution of practical problems
Charles I. Abramson

Two programs educating the public in animal learning and behavior
Daniel Q. Estep

Comparative approach to pilot error and effective landing flare instructions
Danny Benbassat, Charles I. Abramson, and Kevin W. Williams


2002: Volume 15, No. 1 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

Extinction of consummatory behavior in rats
Alba E. Mustaca, Esteban Freidín, and Mauricio R. Papini

Development of "anchoring" in the play fighting of rats: Evidence for an adaptive age-reversal in the juvenile phase
Afra Foroud and Sergio M. Pellis

Do chimpanzees know what each other see? A closer look
M. Rosalyn Karin-D'Arcy and Daniel J. Povinelli

Proactive interference in human predictive learning
Leyre Castro, Nuria Ortega, and Helena Matute

A bottlenose dolphin's (Tursiops truncatus) responses to its mirror image: Further analysis
Diana Sarko, Lori Marino, and Diana Reiss


2001: Volume 14, No. 3-4 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

Transgenics, Knockouts, and Other Mouse Stories
Daniela Brunner, Guest Editor

Molecular genetic approaches to the neuropharmacology of corticotropin releasing factor
George Koob, Tamas Bartfai, and Amanda J. Roberts

Inducible, call-targeted mutations in mice: new tools for genetically dissecting behavior
Eric J. Nestler, Ralph DiLeone, and Lisa M. Monteggia

Behavioral analysis of transgenic mice overexpressing corticotropin-releasing hormone in paradigms measuring aspects of stress, anxiety and depression
Anneloes Dirks, Lucianne Groenink, P. Monika Verdouw, Marlies lutje Schipholt, Jan van der Gugten, Theo H. Hijzen, and Berend Olivier

Sustained attention in adult mice is modulated by prenatal choline availability
Eric G. Mohler, Warren H. Meck, and Christina L. Williams

Normal spatial learning memory and improved spatial learning memory in mice lacking dopamine D4 receptors
Tomas L. Falzone, M. Elena Avale, Diego M. Gelman, and Marcelo Rubinstein

Evidence of selective learning deficits on tests of Pavlovian and instrumental conditioning in CaMKIIT286A mutant mice
Ofelia M. Carvalho, Alcino J. Silva, and Bernard W. Balleine

Genotype-environment interaction: The effect of housing conditions on water maze performance in two inbred strains of mice, C57BL/6 and 129/SVEV
Benjamin L Adams, Stephen F. Chaney, and Robert Gerlai

Pharmacology of temporal cognition in two mouse strains
Ronald T. Abner, Tanya Edwards, Andrew Douglas, and Dani Brunner

Interval timing and genomics: What makes mutant mice tick?
Warren H. Meck

Screening for mice that remember incorrectly
Adam King, Robert McDonald, and Randy Gallistel

Timing of the acoustic startle response in mice: Habituation and dishabituation as a function of the interstimulus interval
Aya Sasaki, William C. Wetsel, Ramona M. Rodriguez, and Warren H. Meck


2001: Volume 14, No. 1-2 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

Social influences in food choices of Norway rats and mate choices of Japanese quail
Bennett G. Galef, Jr.

The inevitability of evolutionary psychology and the limitations of adaptationism: Lessons from the other primates
Frans B. M. de Waal

Some parameters of stimulus preexposure that affect conditioning and generalization of taste aversions in infant rats
M. Gabriela Chotro and Gumersinda Alonso

Effects of increasing the time to reinforcement on interval timing in rats
Jennifer J. Higa and Patrick Tillou

Use of spatial dimensions in pattern discrimination and similarity judgments by pigeons
France Landry and Catherine Plowright


2000: Volume 13, No. 3-4 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

General process learning theory: Challenges from response and stimulus factors
Michael Domjan

Secondary imprinting in the domestic chick: Binocular and lateralized monocular performance
Giorgio Vallortigara, Lucia Regolin, and Paolo Zucca

Renewal of formerly conditioned fear in rats after extensive extinction training
Noriko Tamai and Sadahiko Nakajima

Presence of a familiar odourant accelerates acceptance of novel food in domestic chicks
R. Bryan Jones

Black-and-white colobus monkeys (Colobus guereza) do not show mirror self-recognition
Victoria A. Shaffer and Michael J. Renner


2000: Volume 13, No. 1-2 (click here to download entire issue) - This issue available soon!

Monitoring spatial transpositions by bonobos (Pan paniscus) and 1 chimpanzee (P. troglodytes)
Michael J. Beran and Mary F. Minahan

Interference in human predictive learning when associations share a 17common element
Oskar Pineño and Helena Matute

Exploring adaptations to famine: Rats selectively bred for differential 35 intake of saccharin differ on deprivation-induced hyperactivity and emotionality
Nancy K. Dess, Jill Arnal, Clinton D. Chapman, Sara Siebel, Dennis A. VanderWeele, and Kenneth F. Green

The International Society for Comparative Psychology: The first 15 years
Nancy K. Innis

Domestic Chicks’ Attraction to Video Images: Effects of Stimulus Movement, Brightness, Colour and Complexity
Colette H. Clarke and R. Bryan Jones

Surprising Nonreward Inhibits Aggressive Behavior in Rats
Alba E. Mustaca, Cristina Martínez, and Mauricio R. Papini


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