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Animal cognition and animal personality: Individual differences in exploratory behaviour, learning, vocal output, and hormonal response in an avian modelDownload
The foremost goal of this thesis is to integrate the study of animal cognition with the field of animal personality. In the early 20th century, Pavlov integrated these fields by describing an interaction between associative learning and dogs that exhibited different behavioural types. Since...
Ken A Otter, Christopher B Sturdy, Thibault Grava, Daniel J Mennill, Lauren M Guillette, Laurene M Ratcliffe, Neil McMillan, Kimberley A Campbell, John Hoang, Marisa Hoeschele, Allison H Hahn, Jenna V Congdon
The songs of many songbird species vary geographically, yet, the songs of black-capped chickadees (Poecile atricapillus) show remarkable consistency across most of the species’ North American range. Previous research has described subtle variations in the song of this species by comparing songs...
Information contained within a simple acoustic signal: The fee-bee song of the black-capped chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)Download
Black-capped chickadees (Poecile atricapillus) are a common North American songbird that produce numerous types of vocalizations with various functions. The vocal repertoire of black-capped chickadees have been the focus of numerous vocal production and perception studies. Black-capped chickadees...
The perception, structure, and function of female song in the black-capped chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)Download
The black-capped chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) is a non-migratory songbird found throughout North America who communicates primarily through its numerous vocalizations, each with various functions. The vocalizations of the black-capped chickadee can be divided into calls and songs. Calls serve...