Alice M I Auersperg

Summary

Affiliation: University of Vienna
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. pmc Explorative learning and functional inferences on a five-step means-means-end problem in Goffin's cockatoos (Cacatuagoffini)
    Alice M I Auersperg
    Department of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    PLoS ONE 8:e68979. 2013
  2. pmc Goffin cockatoos wait for qualitative and quantitative gains but prefer 'better' to 'more'
    A M I Auersperg
    Department of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Biol Lett 9:20121092. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Spontaneous innovation in tool manufacture and use in a Goffin's cockatoo
    Alice M I Auersperg
    Department of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna, Althanstr 14, 1090, Vienna, Austria Electronic address
    Curr Biol 22:R903-4. 2012
  4. pmc Navigating a tool end in a specific direction: stick-tool use in kea (Nestor notabilis)
    Alice M I Auersperg
    Department of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Biol Lett 7:825-8. 2011
  5. pmc Flexibility in problem solving and tool use of kea and New Caledonian crows in a multi access box paradigm
    Alice M I Auersperg
    Department of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    PLoS ONE 6:e20231. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Object permanence in the Goffin cockatoo (Cacatua goffini)
    Alice M I Auersperg
    Department of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna
    J Comp Psychol 128:88-98. 2014
  7. pmc Kea (Nestor notabilis) consider spatial relationships between objects in the support problem
    Alice M I Auersperg
    Department of Neurobiology and Cognition Research, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Biol Lett 5:455-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Explorative learning and functional inferences on a five-step means-means-end problem in Goffin's cockatoos (Cacatuagoffini)
    Alice M I Auersperg
    Department of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    PLoS ONE 8:e68979. 2013
    ..In most transfer tests subjects reacted flexibly and sensitively to alterations of the locks' sequencing and functionality, as expected from the presence of predictive inferences about mechanical interactions between the locks. ..
  2. pmc Goffin cockatoos wait for qualitative and quantitative gains but prefer 'better' to 'more'
    A M I Auersperg
    Department of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Biol Lett 9:20121092. 2013
    ..Subjects were able to bridge delays of up to 80 s for a preferred food quality and up to 20 s for a higher quantity, providing the first evidence for temporal discounting in birds that do not cache food...
  3. doi request reprint Spontaneous innovation in tool manufacture and use in a Goffin's cockatoo
    Alice M I Auersperg
    Department of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna, Althanstr 14, 1090, Vienna, Austria Electronic address
    Curr Biol 22:R903-4. 2012
    ..We report how a captive male named Figaro successfully, reliably and repeatedly made and used stick-type tools to rake in food, manufacturing them from two different materials and displaying different steps and techniques...
  4. pmc Navigating a tool end in a specific direction: stick-tool use in kea (Nestor notabilis)
    Alice M I Auersperg
    Department of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Biol Lett 7:825-8. 2011
    ..We further demonstrate that the same animals can thereafter direct the functional end of a stick-tool into a desired direction, aiming at a positive option while avoiding a negative one...
  5. pmc Flexibility in problem solving and tool use of kea and New Caledonian crows in a multi access box paradigm
    Alice M I Auersperg
    Department of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    PLoS ONE 6:e20231. 2011
    ..Extension of a similar method to other taxa could help developing a comparative cognition research program...
  6. doi request reprint Object permanence in the Goffin cockatoo (Cacatua goffini)
    Alice M I Auersperg
    Department of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna
    J Comp Psychol 128:88-98. 2014
    ..PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved). ..
  7. pmc Kea (Nestor notabilis) consider spatial relationships between objects in the support problem
    Alice M I Auersperg
    Department of Neurobiology and Cognition Research, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Biol Lett 5:455-8. 2009
    ..The results indicate that kea are capable of assessing the spatial means-end relationships of this problem spontaneously and in a way that is comparable with primates...