Affiliation: Rutgers University
- Sources of variability and systematic error in mouse timing behaviorC R Gallistel
Department of Psychology, Rutgers University and Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8020, USA
J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 30:3-16. 2004..The authors conclude that the systematic error is due to the asymmetric location of start and stop decision criteria, and the scalar variability derives primarily from sources other than memory...
- The learning curve: implications of a quantitative analysisCharles R Gallistel
Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science, 152 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8020, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:13124-31. 2004..Consequently, rate of learning cannot be estimated from the group-average curve; the best measure is latency to the onset of responding, determined for each subject individually...
- Dopamine and reward: comment on Hernandez et al. (2006)C R Gallistel
Department of Psychology and Center for Cognitive Science, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8020, USA
Behav Neurosci 120:992-4. 2006..This reconciles the psychophysical evidence with the pharmacological, electrophysiological, and anatomical evidence. However, some serious puzzles do remain...
- Automated, quantitative cognitive/behavioral screening of mice: for genetics, pharmacology, animal cognition and undergraduate instructionC R Gallistel
Department of Psychology, Rutgers University
J Vis Exp . 2014..Open-source protocol-control and data-analysis code makes the addition of new protocols simple. Eight test environments fit in a 48 in x 24 in x 78 in cabinet; two such cabinets (16 environments) may be controlled by one computer...
- Temporal contingencyC R Gallistel
Department of Psychology and Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science, 152 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, United States Electronic address
Behav Processes 101:89-96. 2014..We discuss how making it a measurable construct enables the exploration of the role of different contingencies in the acquisition and performance of classically and operantly conditioned behavior. ..
- The neuroscience of learning: beyond the Hebbian synapseC R Gallistel
Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8020, USA
Annu Rev Psychol 64:169-200. 2013..We argue for a change in the conceptual framework within which neuroscientists approach the study of learning mechanisms in the brain...
- On the evils of group averaging: commentary on Nevin's "Resistance to extinction and behavioral momentum"C R Gallistel
Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science, Rutger s University, 152 Frelinghuysen Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8020, USA
Behav Processes 90:98-9; discussion 100. 2012....
- Extinction from a rationalist perspectiveC R Gallistel
Rutgers University, 152 Frelinghuysen Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8020, USA
Behav Processes 90:66-80. 2012..Like the principle underlying dead-reckoning, these principles are grounded in analytic considerations. They are the kind of enduring truths about the world that are likely to have shaped the brain's computations...
- The importance of proving the nullC R Gallistel
Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
Psychol Rev 116:439-53. 2009..They pose 3 common experimental questions: (a) Are 2 means the same? (b) Is performance at chance? (c) Are factors additive?..
- Flawed foundations of associationism? Comments on Machado and Silva (2007)C R Gallistel
Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8020, USA
Am Psychol 62:682-5; discussion 689-91. 2007..More conceptual analysis is indeed needed...
- Is matching innate?C R Gallistel
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
J Exp Anal Behav 87:161-99. 2007..A model that processes the income stream looking for changes in the income and generates discontinuous income estimates when a change is detected is shown to account for salient features of the data...
- The rat approximates an ideal detector of changes in rates of reward: implications for the law of effectC R Gallistel
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 27:354-72. 2001..Models for the process by which perceived incomes determine stay durations and for the process that detects changes in rates are developed...
- Variability signatures distinguish verbal from nonverbal counting for both large and small numbersS Cordes
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Psychon Bull Rev 8:698-707. 2001..The unexpected power-law relation between target value and mean number of presses in nonverbal counting suggests a new hypothesis about the development of the function relating number symbols to mental magnitudes...
- The generative basis of natural number conceptsAlan M Leslie
Department of Psychology and Center for Cognitive Science, Rutgers University, 152 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
Trends Cogn Sci 12:213-8. 2008..A simple innate basis for the natural number concepts can be proposed that embodies the arithmetic principle, supports exact equality and also enables computational compatibility with real- or rational-valued mental magnitudes...
- Language and the origin of numerical conceptsRochel Gelman
Psychology and Cognitive Science, Rutgers University, 152 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 USA
Science 306:441-3. 2004....
- Interval timing in genetically modified mice: a simple paradigmF Balci
Psychology Department and Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8020, USA
Genes Brain Behav 7:373-84. 2008..We suggest including the analysis of interval timing and temporal memory in tests of genetically modified mice for learning and memory and argue that our paradigm allows this to be done simply and efficiently...
- Time has comeC R Gallistel
Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
Neuron 38:149-50. 2003....
- Self-stimulating rats combine subjective reward magnitude and subjective reward rate multiplicativelyM I Leon
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 24:265-77. 1998....
- Numerical subtraction in the pigeon: evidence for a linear subjective number scaleE M Brannon
Department of Psychology, Experimental, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0999, USA
Psychol Sci 12:238-43. 2001..In our adaptation, pigeons were required to compare a constant number with the number remaining after a numerical subtraction. Our results indicate that subjective number is linearly, not logarithmically, related to objective number...
- Autoshaped head poking in the mouse: a quantitative analysis of the learning curveEfstathios B Papachristos
Rutgers University, Psychology Department, 152 Frelinghuysen Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8020, USA
J Exp Anal Behav 85:293-308. 2006..Given the characteristics of the individual learning curves, it is unlikely that physiologically meaningful estimates of rate of learning can be extracted from group-average learning curves...
- Time, rate, and conditioningC R Gallistel
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1563, USA
Psychol Rev 107:289-344. 2000..This conceptual framework is similar to the psychophysical conceptual framework in which contemporary models of sensory processing are rooted. The authors contrast it with the associative conceptual framework...
- Cross-domain transfer of quantitative discriminations: is it all a matter of proportion?Fuat Balci
Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science, Psych Bldg Addition, Busch Campus, Rutgers University, 152 Frelinghuysen Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8020, USA
Psychon Bull Rev 13:636-42. 2006....
- Biography of Charles R. GallistelErik Stemmy
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:13121-3. 2004
- Pavlovian contingencies and temporal informationPeter D Balsam
Department of Psychology, Barnard College, New York, NY 10027, USA
J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 32:284-94. 2006..The number of reinforced CSs prior to acquisition is inversely related to the information content of the CS...
- Automated Testing of Learning and MemoryCHARLES GALLISTEL; Fiscal Year: 2002....