Rosa Rugani

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Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mapping number to space in the two hemispheres of the avian brain
    Rosa Rugani
    Centre for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Trento, Italy Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 133:13-8. 2016
  2. doi request reprint The use of proportion by young domestic chicks (Gallus gallus)
    Rosa Rugani
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Via Venezia, 8, 35100, Padua, Italy
    Anim Cogn 18:605-16. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Animal cognition. Number-space mapping in the newborn chick resembles humans' mental number line
    Rosa Rugani
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Rovereto Trento, Italy
    Science 347:534-6. 2015
  4. pmc Summation of large numerousness by newborn chicks
    Rosa Rugani
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova Padova, Italy
    Front Psychol 2:179. 2011
  5. pmc Numerical abstraction in young domestic chicks (Gallus gallus)
    Rosa Rugani
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e65262. 2013
  6. doi request reprint One, two, three, four, or is there something more? Numerical discrimination in day-old domestic chicks
    Rosa Rugani
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Via Venezia, 8, 35100, Padua, Italy
    Anim Cogn 16:557-64. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Discrimination of small numerosities in young chicks
    Rosa Rugani
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 34:388-99. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Asymmetrical number-space mapping in the avian brain
    Rosa Rugani
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 95:231-8. 2011
  9. pmc Arithmetic in newborn chicks
    Rosa Rugani
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Corso Bettini 31, 38068 Rovereto, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 276:2451-60. 2009
  10. pmc Is it only humans that count from left to right?
    Rosa Rugani
    Centre for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Corso Bettini 31, 38068 Rovereto, Italy
    Biol Lett 6:290-2. 2010

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Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Mapping number to space in the two hemispheres of the avian brain
    Rosa Rugani
    Centre for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Trento, Italy Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 133:13-8. 2016
    ..This constitutes a first step towards understanding the neural basis of number space mapping. ..
  2. doi request reprint The use of proportion by young domestic chicks (Gallus gallus)
    Rosa Rugani
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Via Venezia, 8, 35100, Padua, Italy
    Anim Cogn 18:605-16. 2015
    ..Data indicate that chicks can track continuous quantities through various manipulations, suggesting that proportions are information that can be processed by very young animals...
  3. doi request reprint Animal cognition. Number-space mapping in the newborn chick resembles humans' mental number line
    Rosa Rugani
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Rovereto Trento, Italy
    Science 347:534-6. 2015
    ..The same number (8), though, was associated with the left space when the target number was 20. Similarly to humans, chicks associate smaller numbers with the left space and larger numbers with the right space. ..
  4. pmc Summation of large numerousness by newborn chicks
    Rosa Rugani
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova Padova, Italy
    Front Psychol 2:179. 2011
    ..This study suggests that continuous variables are computed by chicks for sets of objects that are not present at the same time and that are no longer visible at the time of choice...
  5. pmc Numerical abstraction in young domestic chicks (Gallus gallus)
    Rosa Rugani
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e65262. 2013
    ..The findings emerging from the study support the hypothesis that numbers are salient information promptly processed even by very young animals...
  6. doi request reprint One, two, three, four, or is there something more? Numerical discrimination in day-old domestic chicks
    Rosa Rugani
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Via Venezia, 8, 35100, Padua, Italy
    Anim Cogn 16:557-64. 2013
    ..4, 1 vs. 5, 2 vs. 4) support the hypothesis that there is continuity in the number system which processes both small and large numerousness...
  7. doi request reprint Discrimination of small numerosities in young chicks
    Rosa Rugani
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 34:388-99. 2008
    ..This adds to increasing evidence for discrimination of small numerosities of up to three elements in human infants and nonhuman animals...
  8. doi request reprint Asymmetrical number-space mapping in the avian brain
    Rosa Rugani
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 95:231-8. 2011
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  9. pmc Arithmetic in newborn chicks
    Rosa Rugani
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Corso Bettini 31, 38068 Rovereto, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 276:2451-60. 2009
    ..Results suggest impressive proto-arithmetic capacities in the young and relatively inexperienced chicks of this precocial species...
  10. pmc Is it only humans that count from left to right?
    Rosa Rugani
    Centre for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Corso Bettini 31, 38068 Rovereto, Italy
    Biol Lett 6:290-2. 2010
    ..The similarity with the well-known phenomenon of the left-to-right spatially oriented number line in humans is considered...
  11. doi request reprint Object individuation in 3-day-old chicks: use of property and spatiotemporal information
    Laura Fontanari
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Italy
    Dev Sci 14:1235-44. 2011
    ..Chicks instead succeeded if they had been familiarized with objects that were all different from one another (Experiment 5). These young birds thus proved able to use property and spatiotemporal information for object individuation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Rudimental numerical competence in 5-day-old domestic chicks (Gallus gallus): identification of ordinal position
    Rosa Rugani
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 33:21-31. 2007
    ..Overall, young chicks seemed to use ordinality when required to identify a target by its numerical serial position...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint Imprinted numbers: newborn chicks' sensitivity to number vs. continuous extent of objects they have been reared with
    Rosa Rugani
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Corso Bettini, 31, 38068 Rovereto Trento, Italy
    Dev Sci 13:790-7. 2010
    ..Early availability of small numerosity discrimination by chicks strongly suggests that these abilities are in place at birth...
  15. doi request reprint ANIMAL COGNITION. Response to Comments on "Number-space mapping in the newborn chick resembles humans' mental number line"
    Rosa Rugani
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Rovereto Trento, Italy Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Science 348:1438. 2015
    ..Further data analyses show that their methodological concerns are not founded. Harshaw suggests that a side bias could have affected our results. We show that this concern is also unfounded. ..
  16. doi request reprint Use of kind information for object individuation in young domestic chicks
    Laura Fontanari
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Corso Bettini 31, 38064, Rovereto, Italy
    Anim Cogn 17:925-35. 2014
    ..e. food and social items) with minimal experience. As social and food stimuli differ in property as well as in kind information, the alternative explanation accounting for use of property information alone is also discussed. ..
  17. ncbi request reprint Working memory in the chick: parallel and lateralized mechanisms for encoding of object- and position-specific information
    Lucia Regolin
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padua, Via Venezia 8, 35131 Padova, Italy
    Behav Brain Res 157:1-9. 2005
    ....
  18. pmc Spontaneous discrimination of possible and impossible objects by newly hatched chicks
    Lucia Regolin
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Biol Lett 7:654-7. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that the vertebrate brain can be biologically predisposed towards approaching a two-dimensional image representing a view of a structurally possible three-dimensional object...
  19. doi request reprint Brain asymmetry modulates perception of biological motion in newborn chicks (Gallus gallus)
    Rosa Rugani
    Centre for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Trento, Italy Electronic address
    Behav Brain Res 290:1-7. 2015
    ..Environmental factors (light stimulation) seem to affect the development of lateralization, and consequently social behavior. ..
  20. doi request reprint Animal cognition
    Giorgio Vallortigara
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Rovereto, Italy
    Wiley Interdiscip Rev Cogn Sci 1:882-93. 2010
    ..Some advanced forms of animal cognition, such as episodic-like representations and planning for the future, are also discussed. WIREs Cogn Sci 2010 1 882-893 For further resources related to this article, please visit the WIREs website. ..
  21. pmc Ratio abstraction over discrete magnitudes by newly hatched domestic chicks (Gallus gallus)
    Rosa Rugani
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Sci Rep 6:30114. 2016
    ..These findings provide strong evidence for very young animals' ability to extract, identify, and productively use proportion information across a range of different amounts. ..
  22. doi request reprint From small to large: numerical discrimination by young domestic chicks (Gallus gallus)
    Rosa Rugani
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova
    J Comp Psychol 128:163-71. 2014
    ..When the modality of presentation of the stimuli focuses the attention on the whole collection, the elaboration would be carried out by the AMS...
  23. ncbi request reprint Number-space associations without language: Evidence from preverbal human infants and non-human animal species
    Rosa Rugani
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Via Venezia, 8, Padova, Italy
    Psychon Bull Rev . 2016
    ..In this paper, we discuss this alternative view and elaborate on how culture can shape a core, fundamental, number-space association...