485 - Theory in Learning and Comparative Cognition
486 - Memory: A Psychobiological Approach
- My research interests are in the area of learning, memory and comparative cognition. Recent research has focused primarily on the mechanisms and processes of short-term retention in pigeons.
- Grant, D. S. (2011). Effect of intermittent reinforcement on acquisition and retention in delayed matching-to-sample in pigeons. Learning and Motivation, 42, 33-45.
- Grant, D. S. (2009). Use of samples differing markedly in salience may encourage use of a single-code/default strategy in matching-to-sample in pigeons. Learning and Motivation, 40, 386-393.
- Grant, D. S. (2007). Training delays reduce the choose-short effect with keylight, but not with food, duration samples in pigeons. Behavioural Processes, 74, 209-216. [Special Issue: The Psychology of Time: A Tribute to the Contributions of Russell M. Church.]
- Talarico, D. C., & Grant, D. S. (2006). Effect of training delays and start and stop markers on the choose-short effect in pigeons. Behavioural Processes,71, 98-106.
- Grant, D. S. (2006). Asymmetrical sample training and asymmetrical retention functions in one-to-one and many-to-one matching in pigeons. Learning and Motivation, 37, 209-229.