Peter Urcuioli

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:

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]

Urcuioli, P. J., Jones, B. M., & Lionello-DeNolf, K. M. (2013).  Evidence for response membership in stimulus classes by pigeons.  Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 99, 129-149.

Swisher, M., & Urcuioli, P. J.* (2013).  Symmetry in pigeons with sample and comparison stimuli in different locations.  Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 100,49-60.

Urcuioli, P. J.*, & Swisher, M. J. (2015).  Transitive and anti-transitive emergent relations in pigeons:  Support for a theory of stimulus-class formation.  Behavioural Processes, 112, 49-60.

Urcuioli, P. J.  (2015). A successful search for symmetry (and other derived relations) in the conditional discriminations of pigeons.  International Journal of Interbehaviorism and Behavior Analysis, 3, 4-25.

Swisher, M., & Urcuioli, P. J.* (2015).  Symmetry in the pigeon with sample and comparison stimuli in different locations. II. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 104, 119-132.

Proctor, R. W., & Urcuioli, P. J. (2016). Functional relations and cognitive psychology: Lessons from human performance and animal research.  International Journal of Psychology, 51, 58-63.

Peter Urcuioli

Professor, Cognitive Psychology

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

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E-mail: urcuioli@purdue.edu
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