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Psychological Sciences Faculty

Peter UrcuioliPeter Urcuioli

Professor, Learning & Memory

Mailing Address:
Department of Psychological Sciences
Purdue University
703 Third Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2081 USA

Campus Address:
Psychological Sciences, Room 3180

E-mail: uche@psych.purdue.edu
Telephone: (765) 494-6881



Degree:
Ph.D. Dalhousie, 1979

Research Interests:

My general interests encompass stimulus control and discrimination learning, and how these basic reinforcement processes underlie categorization and equivalence-class formation.

Recent Publications:

Vasconcelos, M. & Urcuioli, P. J. (2009).  Extensive training is insufficient to produce the work-ethic effect in pigeons.  Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 91, 143-152.

Sweeney, M. M. & Urcuioli, P. J. (2010). Reflexivity in pigeons. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 94, 267-282.

Urcuioli, P. J. (2011).  Emergent identity matching after successive matching training. I.   Reflexivity or generalized identity?  Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 96. 329-341.

Vasconcelos, M. & Urcuioli, P. J. (2011).  Associative symmetry in a spatial-response paradigm.  Behavioural Processes, 86, 305-315.

Urcuioli, P. J. & Swisher, M. (2012). Emergent identity matching after successive matching training. II. Reflexivity or transitivity? Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 97, 5-27.

Urcuioli, P. J. & Swisher, M. (2012). A replication and extension of the anti-symmetry effect in pigeons. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 98, 283-293.

Urcuioli, P. J. (2013). Stimulus control and stimulus class formation. In G. J. Madden, W. V. Dube, T. D., Hackenberg, G. P. Hanley, & K. A. Lattal (Eds.), APA Handbook of Behavior Analysis (Vol. 1, pp. 361-386). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. [released Aug.,2012]