Battle of the Brains

Full Bibliography

Listed alphabetically. Click here for Selected, divided by animal.

“All About Bottlenose Dolphins – Habitat and Distribution | SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment.” Accessed May 4, 2021.

Ambrose, R. Ellen, Brad E. Pfeiffer, and David J. Foster. “Reverse Replay of Hippocampal Place Cells Is Uniquely Modulated by Changing Reward.” Neuron 91, no. 5 (September 7, 2016): 1124–36.

Animals. “Watch This Dolphin Hunt Fish Using a ‘Net’ Made of Mud,” July 25, 2018.

argofilms. The Urban Elephant: Shirley’s Story, 2011.

Associated Press. Pig Is “Top Dog” in Canine Agility Class, 2015.

Bates, Lucy A, Katito N Sayialel, Norah W Njiraini, Joyce H Poole, Cynthia J Moss, and Richard W Byrne. “African Elephants Have Expectations about the Locations of Out-of-Sight Family Members.” Biology Letters 4, no. 1 (February 23, 2008): 34–36.

BBC Earth. The Raven: Stealing, Spying and Bluffing | Extraordinary Animals | BBC Earth, 2014.

Bekoff, Marc, Colin Allen, and Gordon M. Burghardt, eds. The Cognitive Animal: Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives on Animal Cognition. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 2002.

“BioKIDS – Kids’ Inquiry of Diverse Species, Canis Lupus Familiaris, Dog: INFORMATION.” Accessed May 30, 2021.

Boesch, Christophe, and Hedwige Boesch. “Tool Use and Tool Making in Wild Chimpanzees.” Folia Primatologica 54, no. 1–2 (1990): 86–99.

Boesch, Christophe, Josephine Head, and Martha M. Robbins. “Complex Tool Sets for Honey Extraction among Chimpanzees in Loango National Park, Gabon.” Journal of Human Evolution 56, no. 6 (June 2009): 560–69.

Bradford, Alina. “Facts About Rats.” Accessed May 24, 2021.

“Brain Facts and Figures,” n.d.

Broom, Donald M., Hilana Sena, and Kiera L. Moynihan. “Pigs Learn What a Mirror Image Represents and Use It to Obtain Information.” Animal Behaviour 78, no. 5 (November 1, 2009): 1037–41.

Buehler, Jake. “Dogs Really Can Smell Your Fear, and Then They Get Scared Too.” New Scientist. Accessed August 28, 2021.

Burger, Joseph Robert, Menshian Ashaki George Jr., Claire Leadbetter, and Farhin Shaikh. “The Allometry of Brain Size in Mammals.” Journal of Mammalogy 100, no. 2 (April 24, 2019): 276–83.

Catala, Amélie, Britta Mang, Lisa Wallis, and Ludwig Huber. “Dogs Demonstrate Perspective Taking Based on Geometrical Gaze Following in a Guesser–Knower Task.” Animal Cognition 20, no. 4 (July 1, 2017): 581–89.

“Chimpanzee Brain Facts | National Chimpanzee Brain Resource.” Accessed May 29, 2021.

College News. “Alex the Parrot Can Ask a Self-Aware Question,” December 14, 2015.

Courage, Katherine Harmon. “How the Octopus Creates Instant 3-D Camouflage On Its Skin.” Scientific American Blog Network. Accessed May 15, 2021.

Crawford, L. E., L. E. Knouse, M. Kent, D. Vavra, O. Harding, D. LeServe, N. Fox, et al. “Enriched Environment Exposure Accelerates Rodent Driving Skills.” Behavioural Brain Research 378 (January 27, 2020): 112309.

Croney, Candace C., and Sarah T. Boysen. “Acquisition of a Joystick-Operated Video Task by Pigs (Sus Scrofa).” Frontiers in Psychology 12 (2021).

CWWC. “Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center | BIRDS.” Accessed May 28, 2021.

Datta, Bianca. Nova. “Chimps Play Rock-Paper-Scissors Like a Four-Year-Old Human.” Accessed May 28, 2021.

Einstein Parrot. Einstein Parrot Says “Bombs Away” – (Montage Version). Accessed July 31, 2021.

Fresh Air. “‘Alex & Me’: The Hidden World Of Animal Minds.” NPR, November 12, 2008, sec. Books.

Gallup, Andrew, Lea Moscatello, and Jorg Massen. “Brain Weight Predicts Yawn Duration across Domesticated Dog Breeds.” Current Zoology 66 (November 29, 2019).

Grimm, David, Greg MillerFeb. 21, 2010, and 10:50 Pm. “Is a Dolphin a Person?” Science | AAAS, February 22, 2010.

Hanlon, Roger. “Nature’s Best Camouflage.” Blue Planet Society (blog), October 4, 2018.

Hart, Benjamin L., Lynette A. Hart, and Noa Pinter-Wollman. “Large Brains and Cognition: Where Do Elephants Fit In?” Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 32, no. 1 (January 2008): 86–98.

Heinrich, Bernd. “An Experimental Investigation of Insight in Common Ravens (Corvus Corax).” The Auk 112, no. 4 (October 1995): 994–1003.

Hendry, Lisa. Natural History Museum. “Octopuses Keep Surprising Us – Here Are Eight Examples How.” Accessed May 10, 2021.

“Hinterland Who’s Who – Common Raven.” Accessed May 27, 2021.

Hunt, Elle. The Guardian. “Alien Intelligence: The Extraordinary Minds of Octopuses and Other Cephalopods,” March 28, 2017.

International, Living on Earth / World Media Foundation / Public Radio. “Living on Earth: Elephant Band.” Living on Earth. Accessed May 20, 2021.

Jackson, Robert R., and Fiona R. Cross. “Spider Cognition.” In Advances in Insect Physiology, edited by Jérôme Casas, 41:115–74. Spider Physiology and Behaviour. Academic Press, 2011.

Johns Hopkins Medicine. “Going Places: Rat Brain ‘GPS’ Maps Routes to Rewards.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 17 April 2013. Accessed May 23, 2021.

Kennell, Joanne. “Jumping Spiders: Smarter than the Average Spider | The Science Explorer.” Accessed May 9, 2021.

Kuczaj, Stan, and Mark Xitco. “Can Dolphins Plan Their Behavior?” International Journal of Comparative Psychology 23 (January 1, 2010): 664–70.

Lazaro, Enrico. Breaking Science News | “Chimps Discovered Using Tools to Fish for Algae | Biology | Sci-News.Com.” Accessed May 29, 2021.

Massachusetts School of Law at Andover. Alex: Number Comprehension By A Grey Parrot. Accessed July 31, 2021.

MasterClass. “Dr. Jane Goodall Explains Chimpanzee Tool Use (with Video).” Accessed May 29, 2021.

McComb, Karen, Cynthia Moss, Soila Sayialel, and Lucy Baker. “Unusually Extensive Networks of Vocal Recognition in African Elephants.” Animal Behaviour 59, no. 6 (June 2000): 1103–9.

McGrew, W. C. “Is Primate Tool Use Special? Chimpanzee and New Caledonian Crow Compared.” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 368, no. 1630 (November 19, 2013).

Mendl, Michael, Suzanne Held, and Richard W. Byrne. “Pig Cognition.” Current Biology 20, no. 18 (September 28, 2010): R796–98.

Millward, Adam. Guinness World Records. “Multi-Talented Mini-Pig Hogs the Limelight and Brings Joy to Her Community,” September 30, 2019.

Montgomery, Sy. Orion Magazine. “Deep Intellect.” Accessed May 10, 2021.

Morell, Virginia, 2011, and 5:48 Pm. “Why Dolphins Wear Sponges.” Science | AAAS, July 20, 2011.

Müller, Corsin A., Kira Schmitt, Anjuli L. A. Barber, and Ludwig Huber. “Dogs Can Discriminate Emotional Expressions of Human Faces.” Current Biology 25, no. 5 (March 2, 2015): 601–5.

National Geographic. “Amazing Animals: Hamming It Up,” February 17, 2015.

National Geographic. “Chimpanzee, Facts and Photos,” May 10, 2011.

Niklas. “Average Weight of All Fruits and Vegetables (From A to Z).” Weight of Stuff (blog). Accessed August 28, 2021.

Nuwer, Rachel. “Severed Octopus Arms Have a Mind of Their Own.” Smithsonian Magazine. Accessed May 13, 2021.

Octolab TV. “Where Do Octopuses Live?,” June 19, 2019.

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University. “Do Octopuses’ Arms Have a Mind of Their Own? Researchers Are Unravelling the Mystery of How Octopuses Move Their Arms.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 2 November 2020. Accessed May 11, 2021.

Olkowicz, Seweryn, Martin Kocourek, Radek K. Lučan, Michal Porteš, W. Tecumseh Fitch, Suzana Herculano-Houzel, and Pavel Němec. “Birds Have Primate-like Numbers of Neurons in the Forebrain.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113, no. 26 (June 28, 2016): 7255–60.

Pack, Adam. “Language Research: Dolphins,” 2018.

Pelgrim, Madeline H., Julia Espinosa, Emma C. Tecwyn, Sarah MacKay Marton, Angie Johnston, and Daphna Buchsbaum. “What’s the Point? Domestic Dogs’ Sensitivity to the Accuracy of Human Informants.” Animal Cognition 24, no. 2 (March 1, 2021): 281–97.

Pepperberg, Irene. “Cognitive and Communicative Abilities of Grey Parrots.” Current Directions in Psychological Science – CURR DIRECTIONS PSYCHOL SCI 11 (June 1, 2002): 83–87.

Pepperberg, Irene M. “How Do a Pink Plastic Flamingo and a Pink Plastic Elephant Differ? Evidence for Abstract Representations of the Relations Same-Different in a Grey Parrot.” Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, Same-different conceptualization, 37 (February 1, 2021): 146–52.

PetraGrey. Alexa, What Day/Lights on/Lights off. Alexa? Tell Me about Alexa.. Accessed July 31, 2021.

“Pig – New World Encyclopedia.” Accessed May 21, 2021.

Pika, Simone, Miriam Jennifer Sima, Christian R. Blum, Esther Herrmann, and Roger Mundry. “Ravens Parallel Great Apes in Physical and Social Cognitive Skills.” Scientific Reports 10, no. 1 (December 10, 2020): 20617.

Pilley, John, and Alliston Reid. “Border Collie Comprehends Object Names as Verbal Referents.” Behavioural Processes 86 (February 1, 2011): 184–95.

Prete, Frederick R. Complex Worlds from Simpler Nervous Systems. MIT Press, 2004.

Rainforest Alliance. “Species Profile: African Grey Parrot.” Accessed March 7, 2021.

Reynolds, Lauren Mackenzie. “Do Dogs Really, Truly Understand What We Tell Them?” Massive Science. Accessed May 31, 2021.

Ritchie, James. “Fact or Fiction?: Elephants Never Forget.” Scientific American. Accessed May 15, 2021.

Rohan, Anuschka de. “Why Dolphins Are Deep Thinkers.” the Guardian, July 3, 2003.

Saba Sayyed. Rio – African Grey Singing Happy Birthday ? #africangrey #parrot #happybirthday #song #singing #rio. Accessed July 31, 2021.

“SC Wildlife Magazine.” Accessed May 4, 2021.

Siniscalchi, Marcello, Serenella d’Ingeo, and Angelo Quaranta. “Orienting Asymmetries and Physiological Reactivity in Dogs’ Response to Human Emotional Faces.” Learning & Behavior 46, no. 4 (December 1, 2018): 574–85.

Specktor, Brandon. “This Parrot Beat 21 Harvard Students in a Classic Memory Game.” Accessed March 9, 2021.

Stahler, Daniel, Bernd Heinrich, and Douglas Smith. “Common Ravens, Corvus Corax, Preferentially Associate with Grey Wolves, Canis Lupus, as a Foraging Strategy in Winter – ScienceDirect.” Accessed August 28, 2021.

Steiner, Adam P., and A. David Redish. “Behavioral and Neurophysiological Correlates of Regret in Rat Decision-Making on a Neuroeconomic Task.” Nature Neuroscience 17, no. 7 (July 2014): 995.

“Stray Japan Parrot Talks Way Home,” May 22, 2008.

“Sus Scrofa [ISC] (Feral Pig),” n.d.

Takaoka, Akiko, Tomomi Maeda, Yusuke Hori, and Kazuo Fujita. “Do Dogs Follow Behavioral Cues from an Unreliable Human?” Animal Cognition 18 (October 28, 2014).

Templer, Victoria L., Keith A. Lee, and Aidan J. Preston. “PRIME PubMed | Rats Know When They Remember: Transfer of Metacognitive Responding across Odor-Based Delayed Match-to-Sample Tests.” Accessed May 25, 2021.

“Toolmaking – Jane Goodall Institute UK.” Accessed May 28, 2021.

Tzar, Jennifer and Eric Scigliano. Discover Magazine. “Through the Eye of an Octopus.” Accessed May 10, 2021.

Vanderbilt, Tom. Smithsonian Magazine. “The CIA’s Most Highly-Trained Spies Weren’t Even Human.” Accessed May 26, 2021.

WorldAtlas. “Where Do Elephants Live?” Accessed May 15, 2021.

Wu, Katherine J. “When It Comes to Octopuses, Taste Is for Suckers.” The New York Times, October 29, 2020, sec. Science.

Yong, Ed. Discover Magazine. “Do Young Female Chimps Play with Sticks as Dolls?” Accessed May 29, 2021.

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