COGSCI 111 Feb11Lecture - Intelligence in the wild Western...

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Intelligence in the wild
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Western scrub jays The “what, where, and when” of stored perishable and non-perishable food Planning for breakfast Thinking about the future? (Clayton)
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Is this really an adaptive specialization of learning? Do food storing birds have better spatial memory and a larger hippocampus? The logic of a truly comparative approach What is the direction of causation? Experience and brain plasticity
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Cher Ami
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Potential methods for homing, wayfinding, navigation Orientation to cues from the goal (home) itself
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Potential methods for homing, wayfinding, navigation Orientation to cues from the goal (home) itself Orientation to major landmarks near the goal
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Potential methods for homing, wayfinding, navigation Orientation to cues from the goal (home) itself Orientation to major landmarks near the goal Sequences of major geographical landmarks visible from high up
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Potential methods for homing, wayfinding, navigation Orientation to cues from the goal (home) itself Orientation to major landmarks near the goal Sequences of major geographical landmarks visible from high up Dead reckoning (path integration)
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Wehner and feats of tiny brains
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2008 for the course COGST 1110 taught by Professor Adkinsregan,e&ho during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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COGSCI 111 Feb11Lecture - Intelligence in the wild Western...

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