Macquarie University, Sydney Macquarie University ResearchOnline

Showing items 1 - 15 of 15.

Add to Quick Collection   All 15 Results

  • First
  • Previous
  • 1
  • Next
  • Last
Sort:
 Add All Items to Quick Collection
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/272205
Description: The purpose of this article is to review and evaluate the range of theories proposed to explain findings on the use of geometry in reorientation. We consider five key approaches and models associated ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 170100 Psychology
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/270012
Description: Diverse invertebrate species have been used for studies of learning and comparative cognition. Although we have gained invaluable information from this, in this study we argue that our approach to com ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/152145
Description: When tested in rectangular arenas, the navigational behavior of the ant Gigantiops destructor can produce results similar to vertebrates. Such results are usually interpreted as supporting the ability ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/130644
Description: After learning a particular target stimulus, such as a location, humans' judgments of whether a particular stimulus is the target or not is affected by the range of stimuli presented on tests. In such ... More
Full Text: Full Text
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/100272
Description: Animals relocating a target corner in a rectangular space often make rotational errors searching not only at the target corner but also at the diagonally opposite corner. The authors tested whether vi ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/100265
Description: Two recent studies testing navigation of rats in swimming pools have posed problems for any account of the use of purely geometric properties of space in navigation ( M. Graham, M. A. Good, A. McGrego ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/113739
Description: Available online 13 November 2008. The Central Australian desert ant Melophorus bagoti is the most thermophilic ant on the continent. It comes out to forage during the hottest part of the day in the s ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/69174
Description: Spatial judgments and actions are often based on multiple cues. The authors review a multitude of phenomena on the integration of spatial cues in diverse species to consider how nearly optimally anima ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2006
Subject Keyword: 170100 Psychology
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/46763
Description: The effects of test stimulus range on generalization gradients in humans were assessed for discriminations between faces that varied in brightness, faces that varied in orientation in the picture plan ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/12187
Description: Academic examination stress impairs regulatory behavior by consuming self-control strength (Oaten & Cheng, 2005). In this study, we tested whether a study intervention program, a form of repeated prac ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/6938
Description: Objectives: The purpose of the present study was to test whether the repeated practice of self-regulation could improve regulatory strength over time. Method: Regulatory performance was assessed at ba ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/18984
Description: There is evidence, beginning with Cheng (1986), that mobile animals may use the geometry of surrounding areas to reorient following disorientation. Gallistel (1990) proposed that geometry is used to c ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2005
Subject Keyword: 170100 Psychology
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/18994
Description: In two recent studies on rats ( J. M. Pearce, M. A. Good, P. M. Jones, & A. McGregor, 2004) and chicks ( L. Tommasi & C. Polli, 2004), the animals were trained to search in one corner of a rectilinear ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2004
Subject Keyword: 170100 Psychology
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1098294
Description: 21 page(s)
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1129443
Description: 26 page(s)
Reviewed: Reviewed
  • First
  • Previous
  • 1
  • Next
  • Last