Ronald G. Weisman - Publications

Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada 
Songbirds, Animal Learning, Discrimination

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2014 Weisman R, Hoeschele M, Sturdy CB. A comparative analysis of auditory perception in humans and songbirds: a modular approach. Behavioural Processes. 104: 35-43. PMID 24565980 DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2014.02.006  1
2013 Hoeschele M, Weisman RG, Guillette LM, Hahn AH, Sturdy CB. Chickadees fail standardized operant tests for octave equivalence. Animal Cognition. 16: 599-609. PMID 23354548 DOI: 10.1007/s10071-013-0597-z  1
2012 Hoeschele M, Weisman RG, Sturdy CB. Pitch chroma discrimination, generalization, and transfer tests of octave equivalence in humans. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. 74: 1742-60. PMID 23007203 DOI: 10.3758/s13414-012-0364-2  1
2012 Baker TW, Weisman RG, Beninger RJ. Reinforcer devaluation by extinction depends on the food restriction protocol. Behavioural Processes. 90: 124-9. PMID 22469648 DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2012.02.007  1
2012 Weisman RG, Mewhort DJK, Hoeschele M, Sturdy CB. New Perspectives on Absolute Pitch in Birds and Mammals The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Cognition. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195392661.013.0005  1
2012 Weisman RG, Williams MT, Cohen JS, Njegovan MG, Sturdy CB. The Comparative Psychology of Absolute Pitch Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.003.0005  1
2012 Spetch ML, Weisman RG. Birds' Perception of Depth and Objects in Pictures How Animals See the World: Comparative Behavior, Biology, and Evolution of Vision. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334654.003.0013  1
2010 Weisman RG, Hoeschele M, Bloomfield LL, Mewhort D, Sturdy CB. Using network models of absolute pitch to compare frequency-range discriminations across avian species. Behavioural Processes. 84: 421-7. PMID 20097276 DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2010.01.010  1
2010 Weisman RG, Balkwill LL, Hoeschele M, Moscicki MK, Bloomfield LL, Sturdy CB. Absolute pitch in boreal chickadees and humans: Exceptions that test a phylogenetic rule Learning and Motivation. 41: 156-173. DOI: 10.1016/j.lmot.2010.04.002  1
2008 Weisman RG. Advice to young behavioral and cognitive scientists. Behavioural Processes. 77: 142-8. PMID 18035505 DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2007.09.004  1
2008 Tremblay J, Cohen J, Weisman RG. Rats' (Rattus norvegicus) temporal discrimination of brief auditory stimuli: how does it compare with that of humans (Homo sapiens) and zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata)? Behavioural Processes. 77: 269-77. PMID 17980973 DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2007.09.002  1
2007 Friedrich A, Zentall T, Weisman R. Absolute pitch: frequency-range discriminations in pigeons (Columba livia): comparisons with zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata) and humans (Homo sapiens). Journal of Comparative Psychology (Washington, D.C. : 1983). 121: 95-105. PMID 17324079 DOI: 10.1037/0735-7036.121.1.95  1
2006 Lee TT, Charrier I, Bloomfield LL, Weisman RG, Sturdy CB. Frequency-range discriminations and absolute pitch in black-capped chickadees (Poecile atricapillus), mountain chickadees (Poecile gambeli), and zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata). Journal of Comparative Psychology (Washington, D.C. : 1983). 120: 217-28. PMID 16893259 DOI: 10.1037/0735-7036.120.3.217  1
2006 Sturdy CB, Weisman RG. Rationale and methodology for testing auditory cognition in songbirds. Behavioural Processes. 72: 265-72. PMID 16616437 DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2006.03.007  1
2005 Bloomfield LL, Phillmore LS, Weisman RG, Sturdy CB. Note types and coding in parid vocalizations. III: The chick-a-dee call of the Carolina chickadee (Poecile carolinensis) Canadian Journal of Zoology. 83: 820-833. DOI: 10.1139/Z05-067  1
2004 Weisman RG, Njegovan MG, Williams MT, Cohen JS, Sturdy CB. A behavior analysis of absolute pitch: sex, experience, and species. Behavioural Processes. 66: 289-307. PMID 15157978 DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2004.03.010  1
2003 Phillmore LS, Bloomfield LL, Weisman RG. Effects of songs and calls on ZENK expression in the auditory telencephalon of field- and isolate-reared black capped chickadees. Behavioural Brain Research. 147: 125-34. PMID 14659578 DOI: 10.1016/S0166-4328(03)00155-4  1
2003 Bloomfield LL, Sturdy CB, Phillmore LS, Weisman RG. Open-ended categorization of chick-a-dee calls by black-capped chickadees (Poecile atricapilla). Journal of Comparative Psychology (Washington, D.C. : 1983). 117: 290-301. PMID 14498805 DOI: 10.1037/0735-7036.117.3.290  1
2003 Phillmore LS, Sturdy CB, Weisman RG. Does reduced social contact affect discrimination of distance cues and individual vocalizations? Animal Behaviour. 65: 911-922. DOI: 10.1006/anbe.2003.2153  1
2002 Phillmore LS, Sturdy CB, Turyk MR, Weisman RG. Discrimination of individual vocalizations by black-capped chickadees (Poecile atricapilla). Animal Learning & Behavior. 30: 43-52. PMID 12017967  1
2001 Sturdy CB, Phillmore LS, Sartor JJ, Weisman RG. Reduced social contact causes auditory perceptual deficits in zebra finches, Taeniopygia guttata Animal Behaviour. 62: 1207-1218. DOI: 10.1006/anbe.2001.1864  1
2000 Sturdy CB, Phillmore LS, Weisman RG. Call-note discriminations in black-capped chickadees (Poecile atricapillus). Journal of Comparative Psychology (Washington, D.C. : 1983). 114: 357-64. PMID 11149539  1
1999 Weisman R, Brownlie L, Olthof A, Njegovan M, Sturdy C, Mewhort D. Timing and classifying brief acoustic stimuli by songbirds and humans Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes. 25: 139-152. PMID 10331915  1
1999 Sturdy CB, Phillmore LS, Price JL, Weisman RG. Song-note discriminations in zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata): Categories and pseudocategories Journal of Comparative Psychology. 113: X204-212.  1
1999 Sturdy CB, Phillmore LS, Weisman RG. Note types, harmonic structure, and note order in the songs of zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata) Journal of Comparative Psychology. 113: X194-203.  1
1998 Weisman R, Njegovan M, Sturdy C, Phillmore L, Coyle J, Mewhort D. Frequency-Range Discriminations: Special and General Abilities in Zebra Finches (Taeniopygia guttata) and Humans (Homo sapiens) Journal of Comparative Psychology. 112: 244-258. PMID 9770314  1
1998 Phillmore LS, Sturdy CB, Ramsay SM, Weisman RG. Discrimination of Auditory Distance Cues by Black-Capped Chickadees (Poecile atricapillus) and Zebra Finches (Taeniopygia guttata) Journal of Comparative Psychology. 112: 282-291.  1
1997 Njegovan M, Weisman R. Pitch Discrimination in Field- and Isolation-Reared Black-Capped Chickadees (Parus atricapillus) Journal of Comparative Psychology. 111: 294-301.  1
1995 Njegovan M, Ito S, Mewhort D, Weisman R. Classification of Frequencies Into Ranges by Songbirds and Humans Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes. 21: 33-42.  1
1994 Johnsrude IS, Weary DM, Ratcliffe LM, Weisman RG. Effect of motivational context on conspecific song discrimination by brown-headed cowbirds (Molothrus ater). Journal of Comparative Psychology (Washington, D.C. : 1983). 108: 172-8. PMID 8026169 DOI: 10.1037//0735-7036.108.2.172  1
1994 Njegovan M, Hilhorst B, Ferguson S, Weisman R. A motor-driven feeder for operant training in song birds Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers. 26: 26-27. DOI: 10.3758/BF03204558  1
1994 Weisman R, Shackleton S, Ratcliffe L, Boag P, Weary D. Sexual Preferences of Female Zebra Finches: Imprinting on Beak Colour Behaviour. 128: 15-24. DOI: 10.1163/156853994X00028  1
1991 Hurly TA, Weisman RG, Ratcliffet L, Johnsrude SL. Absolute and relative pitch production in the song of the white-throated sparrow (Zono trichi a albicollis) Bioacoustics. 3: 81-91. DOI: 10.1080/09524622.1991.9753165  1
1991 Weary DM, Weisman RG. Operant discrimination of frequency and frequency ratio in the black- capped chickadee (Parus atricapillus) Journal of Comparative Psychology. 105: 253-259.  1
1990 Hurly TA, Ratcliffe L, Weisman R. Relative pitch recognition in white-throated sparrows, Zonotrichia albicollis Animal Behaviour. 40: 176-181. DOI: 10.1016/S0003-3472(05)80677-3  1
1989 Weisman R, Ratcliffe L. Absolute and relative pitch processing in black-capped chickadees, Parus atricapillus Animal Behaviour. 38: 685-692. DOI: 10.1016/S0003-3472(89)80014-4  1
1988 Ratcliffe L, Weisman R. Representation of conspecific song by chickadees: Comparisons among embedded 'fee bees'. Behavioural Processes. 17: 199-203. PMID 24897546 DOI: 10.1016/0376-6357(88)90003-4  1
1987 Ratcliffe L, Weisman R. Phrase order recognition by brown-headed cowbirds Animal Behaviour. 35: 1260-1262. DOI: 10.1016/S0003-3472(87)80188-4  1
1987 Weisman R, Ratcliffe L. How birds identify species information in song: A pattern recognition approach Learning and Motivation. 18: 80-98. DOI: 10.1016/0023-9690(87)90024-5  1
1987 Weisman RG, Bruce R, Beninger RJ. Simple and conditional discriminations in rats: The effects of delays and scopolamine Learning and Motivation. 18: 274-287. DOI: 10.1016/0023-9690(87)90015-4  1
1986 Weisman RG, Freedman NL. Behavioral effects of cyclic dosing with methylmercury in pigeons. Neurotoxicology. 7: 107-20. PMID 3822253  1
1986 Ratcliffe L, Weisman RG. Song sequence discrimination in the black-capped chickadee (Parus atricapillus). Journal of Comparative Psychology (Washington, D.C. : 1983). 100: 361-7. PMID 3802781  1
1985 Weisman RG, Duder C, von Konigslow R. Representation and retention of three-event sequences in pigeons Learning and Motivation. 16: 239-258. DOI: 10.1016/0023-9690(85)90014-1  1
1984 Weisman R. Chronological knowledge: The cognitive integration of temporal information in pigeons Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 649-650.  1
1981 Weisman RG, DiFranco MP. Testing models of delayed sequence discrimination in pigeons: Delay intervals and stimulus durations Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes. 7: 413-424. DOI: 10.1037/0097-7403.7.4.413  1
1980 Weisman RG, Wasserman EA, Dodd PW, Larew MB. Representation and retention of two-event sequences in pigeons Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes. 6: 312-325. DOI: 10.1037/0097-7403.6.4.312  1
1978 Barbaree HE, Weisman RG. Acceleration and suppression of rats' responding to avoid foot shock and tail shock. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. 29: 243-54. PMID 16812052 DOI: 10.1901/jeab.1978.29-243  1
1977 Dodd PWD, Williams SM, Bissell ML, Weisman RG. Selective punishment early and late in fixed ratio schedules of food reinforcement Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. 27: 443-452.  1
1976 Weisman RG, Thio H. Dimensional stimulus control following brief wavelength training. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. 26: 191-7. PMID 16811940  1
1976 Weisman RG, Davis ER. Interresponse time analysis of behavioral interaction Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society. 8: 27-29. DOI: 10.3758/BF03337063  1
1975 Loeber R, Weisman RG. Contingencies of therapist and trainer performance: a review. Psychological Bulletin. 82: 660-88. PMID 1103199 DOI: 10.1037/h0077110  1
1975 Weisman RG. Stimulus control by response-dependent shock in discriminated punishment Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society. 5: 427-428. DOI: 10.3758/BF03333289  1
1975 Barbaree HE, Weisman RG. On the failure of transfer of control from separately conducted Pavlovian conditioning to free-operant avoidance conditioning in rats Learning and Motivation. 6: 498-511. DOI: 10.1016/0023-9690(75)90007-7  1
1975 Weisman RG. The compleat associationist: a review of N.J. Mackintosh's The Psychology of Animal Learning Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. 24: 383-389.  1
1975 Weisman RG, Davis ER. Response dependent shock in second order fixed ratio schedules of food presentation Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. 23: 103-109.  1
1971 Weisman RG, Litner JS. Role of the intertrial interval in Pavlovian differential conditioning of fear in rats. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology. 74: 211-8. PMID 5541545 DOI: 10.1037/h0030347  1
1969 Denny MR, Zerbolio DJ, Weisman RG. Avoidance learning in heterogeneous and homogeneous shuttle boxes. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology. 68: 370-2. PMID 5817702 DOI: 10.1037/h0027537  1
1969 Weisman RG, Litner JS. The course of Pavlovian excitation and inhibition of fear in rats. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology. 69: 667-72. PMID 5359140 DOI: 10.1037/h0028213  1
1969 Weisman RG, Litner JS. Positive conditioned reinforcement of Sidman avoidance behavior in rats Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology. 68: 597-603. DOI: 10.1037/h0027682  1
1967 Weisman RG, Denny MR, Zerbolio DJ. Discrimination based on differential nonshock confinement in a shuttle box. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology. 63: 34-8. PMID 6029716 DOI: 10.1037/h0024165  1
1966 Weisman RG, Denny MR, Platt SA, Zerbolio DJ. Facilitation of extinction by a stimulus associated with long nonshock confinement periods. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology. 62: 26-30. PMID 5968274 DOI: 10.1037/h0023497  1
1965 Zerbolio DJ, Reynierse JH, Weisman RG, Denny MR. Pseudoconditioning? Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology. 59: 271-274. DOI: 10.1037/h0021847  1
1964 DENNY MR, WEISMAN RG. AVOIDANCE BEHAVIOR AS A FUNCTION OF LENGTH OF NONSHOCK CONFINEMENT. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology. 58: 252-7. PMID 14215399 DOI: 10.1037/h0048966  1
1964 WEISMAN RG. A COMPACT AND INEXPENSIVE CAPACITY-OPERATED CONTACT RELAY. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. 7: 90. PMID 14120149  1
1964 King JA, Weisman RG. Sand digging contingent upon bar pressing in deermice (Peromyscus) Animal Behaviour. 12: 446-450.  1
1962 Krumboltz JD, Weisman RG. The effect of overt versus covert responding to programed instruction on immediate and delayed retention Journal of Educational Psychology. 53: 89-92. DOI: 10.1037/h0041100  1
1962 Krumboltz JD, Weisman RG. The effect of intermittent confirmation in programed instruction Journal of Educational Psychology. 53: 250-253. DOI: 10.1037/h0040448  1
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