Elena Mascalzoni

Summary

Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi Mom's shadow: structure-from-motion in newly hatched chicks as revealed by an imprinting procedure
    Elena Mascalzoni
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Via Venezia 8, 35131 Padua, Italy
    Anim Cogn 12:389-400. 2009
  2. doi The cradle of causal reasoning: newborns' preference for physical causality
    Elena Mascalzoni
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, I 35131 Padova, Italy
    Dev Sci 16:327-35. 2013
  3. pmc Innate sensitivity for self-propelled causal agency in newly hatched chicks
    Elena Mascalzoni
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padua, I 35131 Padua, Italy
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:4483-5. 2010
  4. pmc Symmetry perception by poultry chicks and its implications for three-dimensional object recognition
    Elena Mascalzoni
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 279:841-6. 2012
  5. pmc Lateralization of social cognition in the domestic chicken (Gallus gallus)
    Jonathan Niall Daisley
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Via Venezia 8, Padua, Italy
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:965-81. 2009

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. doi Mom's shadow: structure-from-motion in newly hatched chicks as revealed by an imprinting procedure
    Elena Mascalzoni
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Via Venezia 8, 35131 Padua, Italy
    Anim Cogn 12:389-400. 2009
    ..The present data shows that they occur similarly in birds as known for mammals, two separate vertebrate classes; this possibly indicates a common phylogenetic origin of these processes...
  2. doi The cradle of causal reasoning: newborns' preference for physical causality
    Elena Mascalzoni
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, I 35131 Padova, Italy
    Dev Sci 16:327-35. 2013
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  3. pmc Innate sensitivity for self-propelled causal agency in newly hatched chicks
    Elena Mascalzoni
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padua, I 35131 Padua, Italy
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:4483-5. 2010
    ..This finding supports the idea of an evolutionarily ancient, predisposed neural mechanism in the vertebrate brain for the detection of animacy...
  4. pmc Symmetry perception by poultry chicks and its implications for three-dimensional object recognition
    Elena Mascalzoni
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 279:841-6. 2012
    ..These findings emphasize the importance of bilateral symmetry for three-dimensional object recognition and raise questions about the underlying mechanisms of symmetry perception...
  5. pmc Lateralization of social cognition in the domestic chicken (Gallus gallus)
    Jonathan Niall Daisley
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Via Venezia 8, Padua, Italy
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:965-81. 2009
    ..Some of these effects were sex specific, with male chicks tending to show an increased effect of lateralization on their behaviours. These data are discussed in terms of overall social cognition in group living...