Daniel Osorio

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sussex
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Visual pigments: trading noise for fast recovery
    D Osorio
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    Curr Biol 14:R1051-3. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Spam and the evolution of the fly's eye
    Daniel Osorio
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    Bioessays 29:111-5. 2007
  3. doi request reprint A review of the evolution of animal colour vision and visual communication signals
    D Osorio
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Vision Res 48:2042-51. 2008
  4. pmc Photoreceptor spectral sensitivities in terrestrial animals: adaptations for luminance and colour vision
    D Osorio
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 272:1745-52. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Sensory generalization and learning about novel colours by poultry chicks
    Daniel Osorio
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 62:1249-56. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Spectral reflectance and directional properties of structural coloration in bird plumage
    D Osorio
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    J Exp Biol 205:2017-27. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Colour vision of domestic chicks
    D Osorio
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Sussex BN1 9QG, UK
    J Exp Biol 202:2951-9. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Accurate memory for colour but not pattern contrast in chicks
    D Osorio
    School of Biological Sciences Sussex University Sussex BN1 9QG UK
    Curr Biol 9:199-202. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Stomatopod photoreceptor spectral tuning as an adaptation for colour constancy in water
    D Osorio
    School of Biological Sciences, Sussex University, Brighton, U K
    Vision Res 37:3299-309. 1997
  10. ncbi request reprint Estimation of errors in luminance signals encoded by primate retina resulting from sampling of natural images with red and green cones
    D Osorio
    School of Biological Sciences, Sussex University, Brighton, UK
    J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 15:16-22. 1998

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Visual pigments: trading noise for fast recovery
    D Osorio
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    Curr Biol 14:R1051-3. 2004
    ..The difference lies in the pigment molecules themselves, and has implications for the design of visual photoreceptors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Spam and the evolution of the fly's eye
    Daniel Osorio
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    Bioessays 29:111-5. 2007
    ..Here I outline how open rhabdoms and neural superposition may have evolved via nocturnal intermediates, and discuss the implications for the role of spam in insect phylogeny...
  3. doi request reprint A review of the evolution of animal colour vision and visual communication signals
    D Osorio
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Vision Res 48:2042-51. 2008
    ..The reasons for the radiation and diversity of butterfly colour vision remain unknown, but may include their need to find food plants and to select mates...
  4. pmc Photoreceptor spectral sensitivities in terrestrial animals: adaptations for luminance and colour vision
    D Osorio
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 272:1745-52. 2005
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  5. doi request reprint Sensory generalization and learning about novel colours by poultry chicks
    Daniel Osorio
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 62:1249-56. 2009
    ..This type of delay has not, to our knowledge, been reported in previous studies of single-trial learning, but given its importance of generalization in natural behaviour this type of learning may have wide relevance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Spectral reflectance and directional properties of structural coloration in bird plumage
    D Osorio
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    J Exp Biol 205:2017-27. 2002
    ..Within these types, there is considerable variation, and five examples illustrate some features of structural plumage colours and suggest how their optical and visual properties can be measured and described...
  7. ncbi request reprint Colour vision of domestic chicks
    D Osorio
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Sussex BN1 9QG, UK
    J Exp Biol 202:2951-9. 1999
    ..These experiments do not exclude a role for the fifth cone type, double cones, but other evidence suggests that these cones serve luminance-based tasks, such as motion detection, and not colour recognition...
  8. ncbi request reprint Accurate memory for colour but not pattern contrast in chicks
    D Osorio
    School of Biological Sciences Sussex University Sussex BN1 9QG UK
    Curr Biol 9:199-202. 1999
    ..These differing responses to colour and contrast show how separate components of display patterns could serve different roles, with colour being judged accurately whereas pattern contrast attracts attention...
  9. ncbi request reprint Stomatopod photoreceptor spectral tuning as an adaptation for colour constancy in water
    D Osorio
    School of Biological Sciences, Sussex University, Brighton, U K
    Vision Res 37:3299-309. 1997
    ..Similar considerations could account for the small spectral separation of receptors in each midband row. Thus, stomatopods seem to trade-off sensitivity and signal-to-noise ratio for increased colour constancy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Estimation of errors in luminance signals encoded by primate retina resulting from sampling of natural images with red and green cones
    D Osorio
    School of Biological Sciences, Sussex University, Brighton, UK
    J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 15:16-22. 1998
    ..We find that chromatic corruption may equal or exceed the amplitude of other sources of noise and so could impose constraints on visual performance and on eye design...
  11. doi request reprint A review of cuttlefish camouflage and object recognition and evidence for depth perception
    Emma J Kelman
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    J Exp Biol 211:1757-63. 2008
    ..To conclude we argue that the visual strategy cuttlefish use to select camouflage is fundamentally similar to human object recognition...
  12. ncbi request reprint Colour vision in the glow-worm Lampyris noctiluca (L.) (Coleoptera: Lampyridae): evidence for a green-blue chromatic mechanism
    David Booth
    Sussex Centre for Neuroscience and School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    J Exp Biol 207:2373-8. 2004
    ..This apparent paradox is discussed in the context of the distribution of the pigment within the eye and the photic niche of the species...
  13. pmc Colour preferences and colour vision in poultry chicks
    A D Ham
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1941-8. 2007
    ..For older chicks, there is evidence for categorization of complementary colours, with a boundary at grey...
  14. pmc Cuttlefish camouflage: context-dependent body pattern use during motion
    S Zylinski
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:3963-9. 2009
    ..It may be that, in addition to being inherently conspicuous during movement, moving high-contrast patterns will attract attention because moving particles in coastal waters tend to be of small size and of low relative contrast...
  15. pmc Perception of edges and visual texture in the camouflage of the common cuttlefish, Sepia officinalis
    S Zylinski
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9QG, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:439-48. 2009
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  16. pmc Light during embryonic development modulates patterns of lateralization strongly and similarly in both zebrafish and chick
    R J Andrew
    School of Life Sciences, Centre for Biology and Environmental Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:983-9. 2009
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Edge detection and texture classification by cuttlefish
    Sarah Zylinski
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    J Vis 9:13.1-10. 2009
    ..g., fundamental and the third harmonic Fourier component in a square wave). We discuss the relevance of these findings to vision and camouflage in aquatic environments...
  18. ncbi request reprint Discrimination of oriented visual textures by poultry chicks
    C D Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    Vision Res 44:83-9. 2004
    ..These results suggest that detection of line orientation and texture discrimination uses an achromatic signal derived either from the double cones, or summed outputs of long and medium wavelength sensitive single cones...
  19. ncbi request reprint A good eye for arthropod evolution
    D Osorio
    School of Biological Sciences, Sussex University, Brighton, UK
    Bioessays 16:419-24. 1994
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  20. ncbi request reprint Cuttlefish responses to visual orientation of substrates, water flow and a model of motion camouflage
    A J Shohet
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9QG, UK
    J Exp Biol 209:4717-23. 2006
    ..Thirdly we show that cuttlefish prefer to rest with their body-axis parallel to the water flow, and it is possible that they use visual patterns such as sand ripples to determine water flow...
  21. ncbi request reprint Modular organization of adaptive colouration in flounder and cuttlefish revealed by independent component analysis
    J C Anderson
    School of Biological Sciences, Sussex University, Brighton, UK
    Network 14:321-33. 2003
    ..These reveal the modularity of the skin colouration system, and suggest how the pattern modules are combined in specific behavioural contexts. ICA may therefore be a useful tool for studying animal camouflage and communication...
  22. ncbi request reprint Juvenile plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) produce camouflage by flexibly combining two separate patterns
    Emma J Kelman
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    J Exp Biol 209:3288-92. 2006
    ..It is interesting to consider how mixing a small number of coloration patterns is effective for camouflage, and why the demands of this task may lead to differences between species...
  23. pmc Perception of visual texture and the expression of disruptive camouflage by the cuttlefish, Sepia officinalis
    E J Kelman
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1369-75. 2007
    ..We discuss the implications of these findings for our understanding of disruptive camouflage...
  24. pmc Colour categorization by domestic chicks
    C D Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 268:2077-84. 2001
    ..These results are consistent with a modified version of a Bayesian model of generalization from multiple examples that was proposed by Shepard and show similarities to human colour categorization...
  25. ncbi request reprint Generalization of color by chickens: experimental observations and a Bayesian model
    R J Baddeley
    School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 169:S27-41. 2007
    ..We show that the observations are consistent with generalization following principles of Bayesian inference, which forms a powerful framework for understanding this type of behavior...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effect of polymorphic colour vision for fruit detection in the spider monkey Ateles geoffroyi, and its implications for the maintenance of polymorphic colour vision in platyrrhine monkeys
    Pablo Riba-Hernandez
    Universidad de Costa Rica, Escuela de Biologia, San Pedro
    J Exp Biol 207:2465-70. 2004
    ..geofforyi...
  27. ncbi request reprint Animal colour vision--behavioural tests and physiological concepts
    Almut Kelber
    Department of Cell and Organism Biology, Vision Group, Lund University, Helgonavagen 3, S 22362 Lund, Sweden
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 78:81-118. 2003
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  28. pmc Identifying the structure in cuttlefish visual signals
    Anne C Crook
    Department of Zoology and Animal Ecology, University College, Lee Maltings, Cork, Ireland
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:1617-24. 2002
    ..If used for signalling these would give a channel capacity of 3.4 bits per pattern. Bayesian generative models might be useful for objectively describing the structure in other complex biological signalling systems...
  29. ncbi request reprint The effect of colour vision status on the detection and selection of fruits by tamarins (Saguinus spp.)
    Andrew C Smith
    Scottish Primate Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    J Exp Biol 206:3159-65. 2003
    ..This is the first time that a trichromatic foraging advantage has been demonstrated for monkeys using naturalistic stimuli with the same chromatic properties as those encountered by wild animals...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evolution and function of routine trichromatic vision in primates
    Peter W Lucas
    Department of Anatomy, University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Evolution 57:2636-43. 2003
    ..There were no similar differences for fruits although red-greenness may sometimes be important in close-range fruit selection. These results suggest that routine trichromacy evolved in a context in which leaf consumption was critical...
  31. ncbi request reprint Spatial components of bird diversity in the Andes of Colombia: implications for designing a regional reserve system
    Gustavo H Kattan
    Fundación EcoAndina Wildlife Conservation Society Colombia Program, Apartado Aéreo 25527, Cali, Colombia
    Conserv Biol 20:1203-11. 2006
    ..Although the region is relatively small, our analyses indicate that spatial differentiation of the biota is an important factor for deciding number and location of protected areas in the Andean region...