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The effects of musical training on movement pre-programming and re-programming abilities : an event-related potential investigation
(2015-03) - Journal article,
Two response precuing experiments were conducted to investigate effects of musical skill level on the ability to pre- and re-programme simple movements. Participants successfully used advance information to prepare forthcoming ...
What do Diana monkeys know about the focus of attention of a conspecific?
(2004) - Journal article,
Converging experimental and observational evidence suggests that some non-human primates are able to co-orient with shifts in visual attention, both of conspecifics and humans. However, the underlying cognitive mechanisms ...
Social, Machiavellian and cultural cognition : a golden age of discovery in comparative and evolutionary psychology
(2018-11) - Journal article,
The years since the publication of Machiavellian Intelligence have witnessed a Golden Age in discoveries concerning social cognition in human and non-human primates and many other animal taxa too. Here I briefly dissect ...
A general auditory bias for handling speaker variability in speech? Evidence in humans and songbirds
(2015-08-25) - Journal article,
Different speakers produce the same speech sound differently, yet listeners are still able to reliably identify the speech sound. How listeners can adjust their perception to compensate for speaker differences in speech, ...
Cross-age effects on forensic face construction
(2015-08-21) - Journal article,
The own-age bias (OAB) refers to recognition memory being more accurate for people of our own age than other age groups (e.g., Wright and Stroud, 2002). This paper investigated whether the OAB effect is present during ...
The built environment and its patterns : a view from the vision sciences
(2018-11-22) - Journal article,
Visual patterns are all around us. Despite overwhelming evidence from the visual sciences that some visual patterns, in particular highly-geometric and repetitive patterns, can be aversive, patterns in our visual environment ...
Predicting aggressive collective action based on the efficacy of peaceful and aggressive actions
(2016-08) - Journal article,
We examine whether aggressive forms of collective action are predicted by their perceived efficacy and the perceived efficacy of peaceful collective action, and whether the two predictors interact. We present data from ...
Spontaneous social tool use in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
(2018-11-12) - Journal article,
Although there is good evidence that social animals show elaborate cognitive skills to deal with others, there are few reports of animals physically using social agents and their respective responses as means to an end—social ...
Chimpanzees’ understanding of social leverage
(2018-12-12) - Journal article,
Social primates can influence others through the control of resources. For instance, dominant male chimpanzees might allow subordinates access to mate with females in exchange for social support. However, little is known ...
Memory and consciousness
(Psychology Press, 2008) - Book item,