CURRICULUM VITAE

MICHAEL J. BERAN, PH.D.

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CONTACT INFORMATION:

Business Address:            Language Research Center
                                                Georgia State University
                                               
University Plaza
                                               
Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                                  404.413.5285
E-Mail Address:                 
mjberan@yahoo.com

 

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY:

Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, Georgia

Degree:                     B. A. (1995) Cum Laude
Major:                        Psychology
Minor:                        Political Studies

Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia

Degree:                     M. A. (1997)
Program:                  Psychological Sciences: Cognitive and Comparative
Master Thesis:        Delay of Gratification in Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
                                    Chair: Duane M. Rumbaugh

Degree:                     Ph.D. (2002)
Program:                  Cognitive Psychology
Dissertation:            Numerical Reasoning by Chimpanzees: Analogues of               
                                    Addition, Subtraction, and Multiplication

                                    Chair: David A. Washburn

 

HONORS AND AWARDS:

Psi Chi, The National Honor Society in Psychology, 1995
Pi Gamma Mu, The International Honor Society in Social Science, 1997
Bailey Wade Memorial Award, Georgia State University, 1998
Richard M. Griffith Memorial Award, SSPP, 1999
Outstanding Psychology Graduate Student Award, Georgia State University, 2002
Duane M. Rumbaugh Fellow, Georgia State University, 2002-2004
U.S. National Committee for Psychology/National Academy of Sciences Travel Grant to the International Congress of Psychology, 2004
Young Psychologist Program, International Congress of Psychology, 2004
Brenda A. Milner Award, Division 6, APA, 2005
APA Fellow - Division 6, 2007
APA Fellow - Division 3, 2008
Top Reviewer – Behavioural Processes, 2009
APA-USNC Mentoring Award for the International Congress of Psychology, 2012

CURRENT POSITIONS

Associate Director, Language Research Center, Georgia State University
Senior Research Scientist, Language Research Center, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia (2009-Present)

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Georgia State University (2006-Present)

PAST PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:

Graduate Research Assistant, Language Research Center, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia (1995-1999)
Research Associate I, Language Research Center, Georgia State University (1999-2002)
Research Associate II, Language Research Center, Georgia State University (2003-2005)

Research Scientist, Language Research Center, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia (2005-2009)
Instructor, Department of Psychology, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA (2003-2007)

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Comparative Learning and Behavior; Animal Cognition; Numerical Cognition; Arithmetic; Delay of Gratification; Prospective Memory; Planning; Self-Control; Metacognition; Memory; Behavioral Primatology; Decision-Making

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

American Psychological Association (Fellow, Div. 3, Fellow, Div. 6; Member, Div. 2)
American Psychological Society
Psychonomic Society
Southeastern Psychological Association
Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology
Comparative Cognition Society
International Society for Comparative Psychology
American Society of Primatologists
Society for Computers in Psychology

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:

American Psychological Association:

            Division 3 Awards Chair, 2008-2009
            Division 6 Executive Council, Member-at-Large, 2010-2012

Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology:

            President, 2013-2014
            President Elect, 2012-2013
           
Treasurer, 2006-2012
            Executive Council – 2004-2006
            Annual Meeting Program Chair, Psychology – 2004-2005
            Richard M. Griffith Memorial Award Committee - 2000, 2005, 2006

Southeastern Psychological Association:

            Annual Meeting Program Committee - 2006-2009

Editorial Board:

            Frontiers in Comparative Psychology (2010 - )
            J
ournal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes (2007 - 2009; 2013-2016)
           
International Journal of Comparative Psychology (2006 - )
            The Psychological Record (2009 - )
            Journal of Comparative Psychology (2012 - )

Associate:

            Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Journal Ad hoc Reviewer:

American Journal of Primatology; Animal Behaviour; Animal Cognition; Behaviour; Behavioural Processes; Biology Letters; Brain and Cognition; Cognition; Cognitive Development; Cognitive Science; Current Biology; Developmental Psychobiology; Developmental Science; Ethology; Experimental Brain Research; Hormones and Behavior; Infancy; International Journal of Comparative Psychology; International Journal of Primatology; Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience; Journal of Comparative Psychology; Journal of Ethology; Journal of Experimental Child Psychology; Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes; Journal of Experimental Psychology: General; Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition; Learning and Behavior; Learning and Motivation; PLoS Biology; PLoS One; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biology; Psychological Record; Psychonomic Bulletin and Review; Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology; Social Forces

Grant Reviewer:


            National Institutes of Health

 

            National Science Foundation
                   
Cognitive Neuroscience Program

                    IOS - Animal Behavior

 

            European Science Foundation

 

            Konrad Lorenz Institute

 

            Marsden Fund

 

Textbook Reviewer:

 

            Allyn & Bacon Publishers
            Thomson Publishers
            SAGE Publications

Member:

            Language Research Center - Animal Contact Committee
            Georgia State University - Animal Resources Committee
            Georgia State University - Emergency Response Organization

 

BOOKS

 

Beran, M. J., Brandl, J., Perner, J., & Proust, J. (2012).  Foundations of Metacognition.  Oxford University Press.

 

 

EDITOR - JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUES

 

Agrillo, C., & Beran, M. J. (Eds.) (2013). Numbers without language: Comparative psychology and the evolution of numerical cognition.  Frontiers in Comparative Psychology.

 

Beran, M. J., & Highfill, L. E. (Eds.) (2011).  Special Issue: Individual differences in comparative psychology.  International Journal of Comparative Psychology, Vol 24 (1).

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS (reverse chronological order):

Addessi, E., Paglieri, F., Beran, M. Evans, T. Macchitella, L., De Petrillo, F., & Focaroli, V. (in press).  Delay choice vs. delay maintenance: Different measures of delayed gratification in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella).  Journal of Comparative Psychology.

 

Beran, M. J., McIntyre, J. M., Garland, A., & Evans, T. A. (in press).  What counts for “counting? Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) respond appropriately to relevant and irrelevant information in a quantity judgment task.  Animal Behaviour.

Beran, M. J., Smith, J. D., & Perdue, B. M. (in press).  Language-trained chimpanzees name what they have seen, but look first at what they have not seen.  Psychological Science.

Brosnan, S. F., Beran, M. J., Parrish, A. E., Price, S. A., & Wilson, B. J. (in press). Comparative approaches to studying strategy: Towards an evolutionary account of primate decision-making.  Evolutionary Psychology.

Parrish, A. E., Perdue, B. M., Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (in press).  Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) transfer token repeatedly with a partner to accumulate rewards in a self-control task. Animal Cognition.

Smith, J. D., Berg, M. E., Cook, R. G., Murphy, M. S., Crossley, M. J., Boomer, J., Spiering, B., Beran, M. J., Church, B. A., Ashby, F. G., & Grace, R. C. (2012).  Implicit and explicit categorization: A tale of four species.  Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 36, 2355-2369.

Smith, J. D., Coutinho, M. V. C., Church, B., & Beran, M. J. (in press). Executive-attentional uncertainty responses by rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta).  Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

Klein, E. D., Evans, T. A., Schultz, N. B., & Beran, M. J. (2013). Learning how to “make a deal”: Human and monkey performance when repeatedly faced with the Monty Hall Dilemma. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 127, 103-108.

Paglieri, F., Focaroli, V., Bramlett, J., Tierno, V., McIntyre, J., Addessi, E., Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (2013).  The hybrid delay task: Can capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) sustain a delay after an initial choice to do so? Behavioural Processes, 94, 45-54.

Beran, M. J. (2012). Did you ever hear the one about the horse that could count?  Frontiers in Comparative Psychology, Article 257.

Beran, M. J. (2012). Animal memory: Rats can answer unexpected questions about past events.  Dispatch Article.  Current Biology, 22, R491-R493.

Beran, M. J. (2012). Quantity judgments of auditory and visual stimuli by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes).  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 38, 23-29.

Beran, M. J., Decker, S., Schwartz, A., & Smith, J. D. (2012). Uncertainty monitoring by young children in a computerized task.  Scientifica, 2012, Article 692890.

Beran, M. J., & Evans, T. A. (2012).  Language-trained chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) delay gratification by choosing token exchange over immediate reward consumption.  American Journal of Primatology, 74, 864-870.

Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., Klein, E. D., & Einstein, G. O. (2012). Rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) and capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) remember future responses in a computerized task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 38, 233-243.

Beran, M. J., Owens, K., Phillips, H. A., & Evans, T. A. (2012). Humans and monkeys show similar skill in estimating uncertain outcomes. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 19, 357-362.

Beran, M. J., & Parrish, A. E. (2012). Sequential responding and planning in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). Animal Cognition, 15, 1085-1094.

Beran, M. J., Perdue, B. M., Bramlett, J. L., Menzel, C. R., & Evans, T. A. (2012). Prospective memory in a language-trained chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes). Learning and Motivation, 43, 192-199. 

Beran, M. J., Perdue, B. M., Parrish, A. E., & Evans, T. A. (2012). Do social conditions affect capuchin monkeys’ (Cebus apella) choices in a quantity judgment task? Frontiers in Comparative Psychology, 3, Article 492.

Bramlett, J. L., Perdue, B. M., Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (2012). Capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) let lesser rewards pass them by to get better rewards. Animal Cognition, 15, 963-969. 

Brosnan, S. F., Wilson, B. J., & Beran, M. J. (2012). Old World monkeys are more similar to humans than New World monkeys when playing a coordination game. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 279, 1522-1530.

Couchman, J. J., Beran, M. J., Coutinho, M. V. C., Boomer, J., Zakrzewski, A., Church, B. J., & Smith, J. D. (2012). Do actions speak louder than words? A comparative perspective on implicit vs. explicit metacognition and theory of mind. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 30, 210-221.

Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (2012).  Monkeys exhibit prospective memory in a computerized task.  Cognition, 125, 131-140.

Evans, T. A., Beran, M. J., Paglieri, F., Addessi, E. (2012). Delaying gratification for food and tokens in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) and chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): When quantity is salient, symbolic stimuli do not improve performance. Animal Cognition, 15, 539-548.

Evans, T. A., Perdue, B. M., Parrish, A. E., Menzel, E., Brosnan, S. F., & Beran, M. J. (2012). How is chimpanzee self-control influenced by social setting? Scientifica, Article ID 654094.

Heimbauer, L. A., Conway, C. M., Christiansen, M. H., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. J. (2012).  A serial reaction time (SRT) task with symmetrical joystick responding for nonhuman primates.  Behavior Research Methods, 44, 733-741.

Perdue, B. M., Talbot, C. F., Stone, A., & Beran, M. J. (2012).  Putting the elephant back in the herd: Elephant relative quantity judgments match those of other species.  Animal Cognition, 15, 955-961.

Smith, J. D., Couchman, J. J., & Beran, M. J. (2012). The highs and lows of theoretical interpretation in animal-metacognition research. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 367, 1297-1309.

Smith, J. D., Crossley, M. J., Boomer, J., Church, B. A., Beran, M. J., & Ashby, F. G. (2012). Implicit and explicit category learning by capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 126, 294-304.

Vonk, J., & Beran, M. J. (2012). Bears “count” too: Quantity estimation and comparison in black bears (Ursus americanus).  Animal Behaviour, 84, 231-138.

Beran, M. J. (2011). Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) show the isolation effect during serial list recognition memory tests. Animal Cognition, 14, 637-645.

Beran, M. J., Decker, S., Schwartz, A., & Schultz, N. (2011). Monkeys (Macaca mulatta and Cebus apella) and human adults and children (Homo sapiens) enumerate and compare subsets of moving stimuli based on numerosity. Frontiers in Comparative Psychology, 2, Article 61.

Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., & Hoyle, D. (2011). Numerical judgments by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) in a token economy. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 37, 165-174.

Beran, M. J., & Highfill, L. E. (2011). Paying more attention to what (some) nonhuman animals and (some) humans can do: An introduction to the special issue on individual differences in comparative psychology. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 24, 1-3.

Beran, M. J., Johnson-Pynn, J. S., & Ready, C. (2011). Comparing children’s (Homo sapiens) and chimpanzees’ (Pan troglodytes) quantity judgments of sequentially presented sets of items. Current Zoology, 57, 419-428.

Beran, M. J., & Smith, J. D. (2011). Information seeking by rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) and capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). Cognition, 120, 90-105.

Brosnan, S. F., Parrish, A. E., Beran, M. J., Flemming, T., Heimbauer, L., Talbot, C., Lambeth, S. P., Shapiro, S. J., Wilson, B. J. (2011). Responses to the Assurance game in monkeys, apes, and humans using equivalent procedures. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108, 3442-3447.

Flemming, T. M., Thompson, R. K. R., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (2011).  Analogical reasoning and the differential outcome effect: Transitory bridging of the conceptual gap for rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta).  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 37, 353-360.

Heimbauer, L. A., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. J. (2011).  A chimpanzee recognizes synthetic speech with significantly reduced acoustic cues to phonetic content.  Current Biology, 21, 1210-1214. 

Klein, E. D., Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (2011). Use of a computerized radial maze to investigate memory coding in capuchin monkeys and rhesus monkeys. Zeitschrift für Psychologie / Journal of Psychology, 219, 85-91.

Beran, M. J. (2010). Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) accurately compare poured liquid quantities. Animal Cognition, 13, 641-649.

Beran, M. J. (2010). Use of exclusion by a chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) during speech perception and auditory-visual matching-to-sample. Behavioural Processes, 83, 287-291.

Couchman, J. J., Coutinho, M. V. C., Beran, M. J., Smith, J. D. (2010). Beyond stimulus cues and reinforcement signals: A new approach to animal metacognition. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 124, 356-368.

Evans, T. A., Beran, M. J., & Addessi, E. (2010). Can nonhuman primates use tokens to represent and sum quantities? Journal of Comparative Psychology, 124, 369-380. 

Harris, E. H., Gulledge, J. P., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (2010). What do Arabic numerals mean to macaques (Macaca mulatta)? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 36, 66-76.

Smith, J. D., Beran, M. J., Crossley, M., Boomer, J., & Ashby, F. G. (2010).  Implicit and explicit category learning by macaques (Macaca mulatta) and humans (Homo sapiens).  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 36, 54-65.

Smith, J. D., Redford, J. S., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (2010).  Rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) adaptively monitor uncertainty while multi-tasking. Animal Cognition, 13, 93-101. 

Washburn, D. A., Gulledge, J. P., Beran, M. J., & Smith, J. D. (2010). With his memory magnetically erased, a monkey knows he is uncertain. Biology Letters, 6, 160-162.

Beran, M. J. (2009). Chimpanzees as natural accountants.  Human Evolution, 24, 183-196.

 

Beran, M. J., & Evans, T. A. (2009). Delay of gratification by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) in working and waiting situations. Behavioural Processes, 80, 117-121.

 

Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., & Harris, E. H. (2009). When in doubt, chimpanzees rely on estimates of past reward amounts.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 276, 309-314.

 

Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., & Ratliff, C. L. (2009). Perception of food amounts by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): The role of magnitude, contiguity, and wholeness. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 35, 516-524.

 

Beran, M. J., Ratliff, C. L., & Evans, T. A. (2009). Natural choice in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): Perceptual and temporal effects on selective value. Learning and Motivation, 40, 186-196.  

 

Beran, M. J., Smith, J. D., Coutinho, M. V. C., Couchman, J. J., & Boomer, J.

(2009). The psychological organization of “uncertainty” responses and “middle” responses: A dissociation in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 35, 371-381.

 

Brosnan, S. F., & Beran, M. J. (2009).  Trade between conspecifics in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes).  Journal of Comparative Psychology, 123, 181-194.

 

Couchman, J. J., Countinho, M. V. C., Beran, M. J., & Smith, J. D. (2009).  Metacognition is prior. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 32, 142. 

 

Evans, T. A. , Beran, M. J., Harris, E. H., & Rice, D. (2009).  Quantity judgments of sequentially presented food items by capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). Animal Cognition, 12, 97-105.

 

Hoffman, M. L., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (2009).  Memory for 'what,' 'where,' and 'when' information in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta).  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 35, 143-152.

 

Smith, J. D., Beran, M. J., Couchman, J. J., Coutinho, M. V. C., & Boomer, J. (2009).  Animal metacognition: Problems and prospects. Comparative Cognition and Behavior Reviews, 4, 33-46.

Smith, J. D., Beran, M. J., Couchman, J. J., Coutinho, M. V. C., & Boomer, J. (2009). The curious incident of the capuchins. Comparative Cognition and Behavior Reviews, 4, 47-50.

Beran, M. J. (2008). Monkeys (Macaca mulatta and Cebus apella) track, enumerate, and compare multiple sets of moving items. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 34, 63-74.

 

Beran, M. J. (2008).  The evolutionary and developmental foundations of mathematics.  PLoS Biology, 6, e19.

 

Beran, M. J. (2008). Capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) succeed in a test of quantity conservation. Animal Cognition, 11, 109-116.

 

Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., & Harris, E. H. (2008). Perception of food amount by chimpanzees based on the number, size, contour length, and visibility of items. Animal Behaviour, 75, 1793-1802.

 

Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., Leighty, K. A., Harris, E. H., & Rice, D. (2008).  Summation and quantity judgments of sequentially presented sets by capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). American Journal of Primatology, 70, 191-194.

 

Beran, M. J., Harris, E. H., Evans, T. A., Klein, E. D., Chan, B., Flemming, T. M., & Washburn, D. A. (2008).  Ordinal judgments of symbolic stimuli by capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) and rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta): The effects of differential and nondifferential reward.  Journal of Comparative Psychology, 122, 52-61.

 

Beran, M. J., Johnson-Pynn, J. S., & Ready, C. (2008).  Quantity representation in  children and rhesus monkeys: Linear versus logarithmic scales.  Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 100, 225-233. 

 

Beran, M. J., Klein, E. D., Evans, T. A., Chan, B., Flemming, T. M., Harris, E. H., Washburn, D. A., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (2008). Discrimination reversal learning in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). Psychological Record, 58, 3-14.

 

Brosnan, S. F., Grady, M. F., Lambeth, S. P., Schapiro, S. J., & Beran, M. J. (2008).  Chimpanzee autarky.  PloS ONE, 3, e1518.

 

Evans, T. A., Beran, M. J., Chan, B., Klein, E. D., & Menzel, C. R. (2008). An efficient computerized testing method for the capuchin monkey (Cebus apella): Adaptation of the LRC-CTS to a socially housed nonhuman primate species. Behavior Research Methods, 40, 590-596.

 

Flemming, T. M., Beran, M. J., Thompson, R. K. R., Kleider, H. M., & Washburn, D. A. (2008). What meaning means for same and different: Analogical reasoning in humans, chimpanzees, and rhesus monkeys. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 122, 176-185.

 

Rumbaugh, D. M., Washburn, D. A., King, J. E., Beran, M. J., & Gould, K. L. (2008). Why some apes imitate and/or emulate observed behavior and others do not: Fact, theory, and implications for our kind. Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 7, 100-110.

 

Smith, J. D., Beran, M. J., Couchman, J. J., & Coutinho, M. V. C. (2008). The comparative study of metacognition: Sharper paradigms, safer inferences.  Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 15, 679-691.

 

Beran, M. J. (2007). Rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) succeed on a computerized test designed to assess conservation of discrete quantity. Animal Cognition, 10, 37-45.

Beran, M. J. (2007). Rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) enumerate large and small sequentially presented sets of items using analog numerical representations. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 33, 42-54.

Beran, M. J., Rumbaugh, D. M., & Washburn, D. A. (2007). Rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) maintain learning set despite second-order stimulus-response spatial discontiguity. Psychological Record, 57, 9-22.

Beran, M. J., Washburn, D. A., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (2007). The Stroop Effect in color-naming of color-word lexigrams by a chimpanzee. Journal of General Psychology, 134, 217-228.

Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (2007). Chimpanzees use self-distraction to cope with impulsivity. Biology Letters, 3, 599-602. 

 

Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (2007). Delay of gratification and delay maintenance by rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Journal of General Psychology, 134, 199-216.

Flemming, T. M., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (2007). Disconnect in concept learning by rhesus monkeys: Judgment of relations and relations-between-relations. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 33, 55-63.

Harris, E. H., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (2007). Ordinal list integration for symbolic, arbitrary, and analog stimuli by rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Journal of General Psychology, 134, 183-197.

Harris, E. H., Washburn, D. A., Beran, M. J., & Sevcik, R. A. (2007). Rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) select Arabic numerals or visible quantities corresponding to a number of sequentially completed maze trials. Learning and Behavior, 35, 53-59.

Rumbaugh, D. M., King, J. E., Washburn, D. A., Beran, M. J., & Gould, K. L. (2007). A Salience theory of learning and behavior - with perspectives on neurobiology and cognition. International Journal of Primatology, 28, 973-996.

Beran, M. J. (2006). Quantity perception by adult humans (Homo sapiens), chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes), and rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) as a function of stimulus organization. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 19, 386-397.

Beran, M. J., & Evans, T. A. (2006). Maintenance of delay of gratification by four chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): The effects of delayed reward visibility, experimenter presence, and extended delay intervals. Behavioural Processes, 73, 315-324.

Beran, M. J., Smith, J. D., Redford, J. S., & Washburn, D. A. (2006). Rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) monitor uncertainty during numerosity judgments. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 32, 111-119.

Beran, M. J., Taglialatela, L. B., Flemming, T. M., James, F. M., & Washburn, D. A. (2006). Nonverbal estimation during numerosity judgments by adult humans. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 59, 2065-2082.

Smith, J. D., Beran, M. J., Redford, J. S., & Washburn, D. A. (2006). Dissociating uncertainty responses and reinforcement signals in the comparative study of metacognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 135, 282-297.

Hoffman, M. L., & Beran, M. J. (2006). Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) remember the location of a hidden food item after altering their orientation to a spatial array. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 120, 389-393.

Beran, M. J., Beran, M. M., Harris, E. H., & Washburn, D. A. (2005).  Ordinal judgments and summation of nonvisible sets of food items by two chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and a rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta).  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 31, 351-362.

Beran, M. J., Beran, M. M., & Menzel, C. R. (2005).  Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) use markers to monitor the movement of a hidden food item.  Primates, 46, 255-259. 

Beran, M. J., Beran, M. M., & Menzel, C. R. (2005). Spatial memory and monitoring of hidden items through spatial displacements by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 119, 14-22.

Beran, M. J. (2004). Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) respond to nonvisible sets after one-by-one addition and removal of items. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 118, 25-36.

Beran, M. J. (2004). Long-term retention of the differential values of Arabic numerals by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Animal Cognition, 7, 86-92.

Beran, M. J., & Beran, M. M. (2004). Chimpanzees remember the results of one-by-one addition of food items to sets over extended time periods. Psychological Science, 15, 94-99.

Beran, M. J., Pate, J. L., Washburn, D. A., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (2004). Sequential responding and planning in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 30, 203-212.

Rumbaugh, D. M., Beran, M. J., & Pate, J. L. (2003). Uncertainty monitoring may promote emergents. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 26, 353.

Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (2002). Chimpanzee responding during matching to sample: Control by exclusion. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 78, 497-508.

Beran, M. J. (2002). Maintenance of self-imposed delay of gratification by four chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and an orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus). Journal of General Psychology, 129, 49-66.

Beran, M. J. (2001). Summation and numerousness judgments of sequentially presented sets of items by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 115, 181-191.

Beran, M. J. (2001). Do chimpanzees have expectations about reward presentation following correct performance on computerized cognitive testing? Psychological Record, 51, 173-183.

Beran, M. J., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (2001). "Constructive" enumeration by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) on a computerized task. Animal Cognition, 4, 81-89.

Beran, M. J., & Minahan, M. F. (2000). Monitoring spatial transpositions by bonobos (Pan paniscus) and chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 13, 1-15.

Beran, M. J., Pate, J. L., Richardson, W. K., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (2000). A chimpanzee's (Pan troglodytes) long-term retention of lexigrams. Animal Learning and Behavior, 28, 201-207.

Rumbaugh, D. M., & Beran, M. J. (2000). Intelligence and emergent capacities underlie primate language ability. Foreign Psychology, 13, 29-40.

Beran, M. J., Savage-Rumbaugh, E. S., Pate, J. L., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (1999). Delay of gratification in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Developmental Psychobiology, 34, 119-127.

Beran, M. J., Rumbaugh, D. M., & Savage-Rumbaugh, E. S. (1998). Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) counting in a computerized testing paradigm. Psychological Record, 48, 3-20.

Beran, M. J., Savage-Rumbaugh, E. S., Brakke, K. E., Kelley, J. W., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (1998). Symbol comprehension and learning: A "vocabulary" test of three chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Evolution of Communication, 2, 171-188.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS, BOOK REVIEWS, AND ARTICLES

Beran, M. J. (2012). We cannot know what it is like to be a bat, but we can know better what it is like to see like a bat. [Review of the book How animals see the world: Comparative behavior, biology, and evolution of vision, edited by O. F. Lazareva, T. Shimizu, & E. A. Wasserman]. PsycCRITIQUES -- Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 57, Article 4.

Beran, M. J., Perdue, B. M., & Evans, T. A. (in press).  Monkey mathematical abilities.  In R. Cohen Kadosh & A, Dowker (Eds), Oxford handbook of mathematical cognition.  Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Washburn, D. A., Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., Hoffman, M. L., & Flemming, T. M. (in press). Technology with non-human participants. In L. L’Abate & D. A. Kaiser (Eds.), Handbook of technology in psychology, psychiatry and neurology: Theory, research, and practice. New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Beran, M. J. (2012). Accounting and arithmetic competence in animals. In N. M. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. Heidelberg, Springer.

Beran, M. J., Brandl, J. L., Perner, J., & Proust, J. (2012).  On the nature, evolution, development, and epistemology of metacognition: Introductory thoughts.  In Beran, M. J., Brandl, J., Perner, J., & Proust, J. (Eds.), Foundations of metacognition (pp. 1-18). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Couchman, J. J., Beran, M. J., Coutinho, M. V. C., Boomer, J., & Smith, J. D. (2012). Evidence for animal metaminds. In Beran, M. J., Brandl, J., Perner, J., & Proust, J. (Eds.), Foundations of metacognition (pp. 21-35). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Beran, M. J., & Perdue, B. M. (2012). Do I know what you know, or do I only know what you do? Animal mindreading versus behavior reading. [Review of the book Mindreading animals: The debate over what animals know about other minds, by R. Lurz]. PsycCRITIQUES -- Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 57, Release 18. 

Parrish, A. E., & Beran, M. J. (2012).  Thinking animals: A closed case or an open debate?  Frontiers in Psychology, 3, Article 250.  [Review of the book Animal thinking: Contemporary issues in comparative cognition]

Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (2012). A computerized detour task for the assessment of self-control behavior. In The psychology of self-control. New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Flemming, T. M., & Beran, M. J. (2012). Abstract concept learning in animals. In N. M. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. Heidelberg, Springer.

Rumbaugh, D. M., & Beran, M. J. (2012). Linguistic and cognitive capacities of apes. In N. M. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. Heidelberg, Springer.

Rumbaugh, D. M., King, J. E., Beran, M. J., Washburn, D. A., & Gould, K. (2012). A Salience Theory of learning. In N. M. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. Heidelberg, Springer.

Smith, J. D., Beran, M. J., & Couchman, J. J. (2012).  Animal metacognition. In T. Zentall and E. Wasserman (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Comparative Cognition (pp. 282-304). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Smith, J. D., Coutinho, M. V. C., Boomer, J., & Beran, M. J. (2012). Metacognition across species. In J. Vonk and T. Shackelford (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Comparative Evolutionary Psychology (pp. 271-294). Oxford University Press.

Beran, M. J., & Heimbauer, L. M. (2011). From scratching to symbolism? Chimpanzee “drawings” and the origins of symbolism. [Review of the book Starting from scratch: The origin and development of expression, representation and symbolism in human and non-human primates, by J. Matthews]. PsycCRITIQUES, 56, Article 4.

Beran, M. J. (2010). Not all primate brains are the same, and hooray for that. [Review of Primate Neuroethology]. PsycCritiques -- Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 55, Release 33.

Beran, M. J. (2010). Defending animal cognition research, and keeping Clever Hans in the barn. The Behavioral Neuroscientist and Comparative Psychologist, 25, 11-12.

Beran, M. J., Couchman, J. J., Coutinho, M. V. C., Boomer, J., & Smith, J. D. (2010). Metacognition in nonhumans: Methodological and theoretical issues. In A. Efklides & P. Misailidi (Eds.), Trends and prospects in metacognition research (pp. 21-36). Springer.

Beran, M. J. (2009).  Three questions I am often asked.  Eye on Psi Chi, 14, 15-19.

Beran, M. J., Coutinho, M. V. C., Couchman, J. J., Boomer, J., Washburn, D. A., & Smith, J. D. (2009). Metacognition in animals. In C. B. Larson (Ed.), Metacognition: New research developments (pp. 21-41). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., & Washburn, D. A. (2009). Comparing methods for assessing learning and cognition in primates. In E. Potocki & J. Krasinski (Eds.) Primatology: Theories, methods and research (pp. 153-170). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Beran, M. J., Klein, E. D., Evans, T. A., Antworth, R., and Chan, B. (2007). Perceived control, motivation, and task performance in capuchin monkeys. In P. R. Zelich (Ed.), Issues in the psychology of motivation (pp. 171-185). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Beran, M. J. (2007). Lopping leap years, sexy primes, and bible codes: Reminders that mathematics is everywhere. [Review of the book The secret life of numbers: 50 easy pieces on how mathematicians work and think]. PsycCritiques -- Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 52 (No. 9).

Beran, M. J. (2006, November 29). Current thinking about animal thinking: Comparative cognition at a crossroads. [Review of the book Comparative cognition: Experimental explorations of animal intelligence]. PsycCritiques -- Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 51 (No. 48).

Beran, M. J., Gulledge, J. P., & Washburn, D. A. (2006). Animals count: What’s next? Contributions from the Language Research Center to primate numerical cognition research. In D. A. Washburn (Ed.), Primate Perspectives on Behavior and Cognition (pp. 161-173). Washington, DC: APA Press.

Beran, M. J. (2005).  Book Review: The evolution of thought: Evolutionary origins of great ape intelligence by A. E. Russon and David R. Begun and Apes, monkeys, children, and the growth of mind by J. C. Gómez.  International Journal of Primatology, 126, 1203-1207.

Beran, M. J., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (2004). Working to understand whether memories ever leave – with a trace. Review of Memories are made of this: How memory works in humans and animals by Rusiko Bourtchouladze. Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 49, 433-434.

Beran, M. M., & Beran, M. J. (2004). The roots of human behavior are found in nonhuman primates. Review of Roots of Human Behavior by Barbara J. King. American Journal of Primatology, 63, 33-35.

Beran, M. J. (2003). Studying delay of gratification in animals. In S. P. Shohov (Ed.), Advances in Psychology Research Vol 24 (pp. 161-179).  New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Rumbaugh, D. M., & Beran, M. J. (2003). Animal language. In L. Nadel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science (pp. 138-141). London: Macmillan.

Rumbaugh, D. M., & Beran, M. J. (2003). Language acquisition by animals. In L. Nadel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science (pp. 700-707). London: Macmillan.

Rumbaugh, D. M., Beran, M. J., & Savage-Rumbaugh, E. S. (2003). Language. In D. Maestripieri (Ed.), Primate psychology (pp. 395-423). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Beran, M. J., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (2001). Comparative cognitive science and the Japanese influence in primatology. Review of Primate origins of human cognition and behavior by Tetsuro Matsuzawa. American Journal of Primatology, 55, 183-185.

Gibson, K. R., Rumbaugh, D. M., & Beran, M. J. (2001). Bigger is better: Primate brain size in relationship to cognition. In D. Falk & K R. Gibson (Eds.), Evolutionary anatomy of the primate cerebral cortex (pp. 79-97). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Rumbaugh, D. M., Beran, M. J, & Elder, C. M. (2001). Infancy and the birth of competence: Bruner and comparative-developmental research. In D. Bakhurst & S. G. Shanker (Eds.), Jerome Bruner: Language, culture, self (pp. 136-149). London: Sage.

Rumbaugh, D. M., Savage-Rumbaugh, E. S., & Beran, M. J. (2001). The grand apes. In B. B. Beck, T. S. Stoinski, M. Hutchins, T. S. Maple, B. Norton, A. Rowan, B. F. Stevens, & A. Arluke (Eds.), Great apes and humans: The ethics of coexistence (pp. 245-260). Washington: Smithsonian Institute Press.

Rumbaugh, D. M., Beran, M. J., & Hillix, W. A. (2000). Cause-effect reasoning in humans and animals. In C. Heyes & L. Huber (Eds.), The evolution of cognition (pp. 221-238). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Beran, M. J., Gibson, K. R., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (1999). Predicting hominid intelligence from brain size. In M. C. Corballis & S. E. G. Lea (Eds.), The descent of mind: Psychological perspectives on hominid evolution (pp. 88-97). New York: Oxford University Press.

 

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Zakrzewski, A. C., Perdue, B. M., Beran, M. J., Church, B. A., & Smith, J. D. (2012). Cashing out: macaques’ and humans’ decisional flexibility of uncertainty responding.  Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 17, 145.

Heimbauer, L. A., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. J. (2011). A chimpanzee responds best to sine-wave speech with formant tones 1 and 2 present. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 130, 2357.

Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., Bramlett, J., McIntyre, J., Addessi, E., & Paglieri, F. (2011). A "hybrid" test of self-control in chimpanzees and capuchin monkeys. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 16, 39-40.

Boomer, J., Couchman, J. J., Beran, M. J., & Smith, J. D. (2011). Dissociating performance and uncertainty monitoring from reinforcement in humans. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 16, 183.

Beran, M. J., Hoyle, D. J., McIntyre, J., & Evans, T. A. (2011).  Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) self-control: Choosing symbolic tokens for trade later instead of choosing food now. American Journal of Primatology, 73, 22.

 

Evans, T. A., Beran, M. J., Paglieri, F., & Addessi, E. (2011).  Delay of gratification for accumulating tokens and reward in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella).  American Journal of Primatology, 73, 22.

 

Beran, M. J., & Smith, J. D. (2010).  Information seeking and the comparative study of metacognition.  Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 15, 14.

Beran, M. J., Klein, E. D., Evans, T. A., & Einstein, G. O. (2010). Prospective memory and planning by rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) on a computerized task. American Journal of Primatology, 72, 66.

Evans, T. A., Beran, M. J., & Hoyle, D. (2010). Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) delay gratification by accepting tokens in lieu of rewards. American Journal of Primatology, 72, 65.

Heimbauer, L. A., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. J. (2010). A chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) recognizes spoken words synthesized as sine‐wave speech. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 128, 2351.

Heimbauer, L. A., Conway, C. M., Christiansen, M. H., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. O. (2010). Grammar rule-based sequence learning by rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). American Journal of Primatology, 72, 65.

Parrish, A. E., Beran, M. J., Wilson, B., & Brosnan, S. F. (2010). Understanding economic decision making during coordination games in monkeys and apes. American Journal of Primatology, 72, 55.

Heimbauer, L. A., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. J. (2009). Perception of voiced-only and noise-vocoded speech by a language-trained chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes). Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 125, 2657.

Heimbauer, L. A., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. J. (2009). Word recognition in the absence of traditional acoustic cues by a language-trained chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes). American Journal of Primatology, 71, 37.

Washburn, D. A., Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., & Espy, K. A. (2009). Simians in the Shape School: A comparative study of executive attention. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 14, 19.

Beran, M. J., Klein, E. D., & Evans, T. A. (2008).  Monkeys plan and remember future responses. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 13, 39.

 

Heimbauer, L. A., Beran, M. J, & Owren, M. J. (2008). Speech perception in a language-trained chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes). Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 124, 2460.

 

Klein, E. D., Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., & Schultz, N. A. (2008). Primate decision making in the Monty Hall three-door problem. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 13, 12.

 

Barrett, N. A., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (November, 2007). Hemovelocity and performance demonstrate that complexity limits visual short term memory. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 12, 64.

Beran, M. J., Smith, J. D., Couchman, J. J., & Coutinho, M. V. C. (November, 2007). Dissociation of “uncertainty” responses and “middle” responses in capuchin monkeys. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 12, 17-18.

Beran, M. J., & Evans, T. A. (2006). Self-control in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) is not mediated by experimenter presence or reward source visibility. American Journal of Primatology, 68 (S1), 118.

Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (2006). Self-control in a delay maintenance task by rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). American Journal of Primatology, 68 (S1), 74-75.

Washburn, D. A., Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., & Vanman, E. J. (2006).  Domain specificity in inhibition of responding by macaques.  Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 11, 68.

Beran, M. J., Smith, J. D., Redford, J. S., & Washburn, D. A. (2005). Rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) monitor uncertainty during numerosity judgments.  Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 10, 60-61.

Beran, M. J., Washburn, D. A., & Kleinman, S. (2003). Attention Network Task performance by children and rhesus monkeys. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 8, 38.

Menzel, C. R., Beran, M. J., Kelley, J. W., & Sanchez, I. C. (2003). A chimpanzee’s recall and reporting of multiple hidden objects. American Journal of Primatology, 60, 45-46.

Baker, L., Beran, M., & Taglialatela, J. (2001). MTS accuracy by Pan troglodytes as a function of surface color and form information. American Journal of Primatology, 54 (S1), 87.

Beran, M., Pate, J., Washburn, D., & Rumbaugh, D. (2001). Sequential responding and planning in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). American Journal of Primatology, 54 (S1), 100.

Beran, M. J. (2000). Two chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) compare non-visible sums of candy pieces. American Journal of Primatology, 51 (S1), 43-44.

Minahan, M. F., Beran, M. J., & Savage-Rumbaugh, E. S. (2000). Object permanence in bonobos (Pan paniscus) and chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). American Journal of Primatology, 51 (S1), 75.

Rilling, J., Kilts, C., Williams, S., Beran, M., Giroux, M., Hoffman, J. M., Rapoport, S., Savage-Rumbaugh, S., & Rumbaugh, D. (2000). A comparative PET study of linguistic processing in humans and language-competent chimpanzees. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 111 (S), 263.

Rilling, J., Kilts, C., Williams, S. L., Kelley, J. W., Beran, M. J., Giroux, M., Hoffman, J. M., Savage-Rumbaugh, E. S., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (1999). Functional neuroimaging of linguistic processing in chimpanzees. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 25, 2170.

Williams, S. L., Beran, M. J., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (1999). Self-judgment of performance by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). American Journal of Primatology, 49, 114-115.

Beran, M. J., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (1998). Delay of gratification in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). American Journal of Primatology, 45, 169-170.

 

INVITED ADDRESSES AND INVITED SYMPOSIA:

Beran, M. J. (October, 2012). How long would you wait for an M&M? Studying willpower in primates. Invited paper presented at Augusta State University, Augusta GA.

 

Beran, M. J., (August, 2012). Prospecting for monkey prospective memory. Invited paper presented at the 120th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association meeting, Orlando, FL.

 

Beran, M. J. (November, 2011). “Patience" is a virtue:  Self-control in other animals.  Invited paper presented at Parkview High School for the Invited Lecturer series for AP Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

 

Beran, M. J. (March, 2011). A century's worth of ideas in animal intelligence – in 10 minutes or less. Invited paper presented at the 103rd Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

 

Beran, M. J. (March, 2011). Perception (and misperception) of visual and auditory quantities by apes, monkeys, and humans. Invited paper presented at the 103rd Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

 

Beran, M. J. (March, 2011). The metacognitive monkey and the self-controlled chimpanzee. Invited paper presented for the Psi Chi Club of Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.

 

Beran, M. J. (December, 2010). What counts as counting, and who counts as counting? Primates as mathematicians. Invited paper presented at Parkview High School for the Invited Lecturer series for AP Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

 

Beran, M. J. (December, 2010). Primate mathematicians: Enumeration, estimation, and calculation. Invited paper presented at the Cognition and Development Seminar, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.

 

Beran, M. J. (June 2010). Long-term retention of lexigram meanings by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Invited paper presented in the Rumbaugh Symposium on Language and Learning at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, Louisville, KY.

 

Beran, M. J. (April, 2010). Chimpanzee serial list memory: False memories and isolation effects. Paper presented 102nd Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

 

Smith, J. D., & Beran, M. J. (October, 2009). Animal metacognition: The extended mind in self-interaction. Paper presented at the EUROCORES Program conference Consciousness in a Natural and Cultural, Edinburgh, Scotland.

 

Beran, M. J. (August, 2009). Natural choice in chimpanzees: Sometimes less is preferred to more. Paper presented at the 117th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada. 

Beran, M. J., Klein, E. D., & Evans, T. A. (April, 2009). Prospects for prospective memory research with monkeys.  Invited paper presented at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Albuquerque, NM.

Beran, M. J. (February, 2009). Monkey mathematicians: Quantity comparisons by capuchins and macaques. Invited paper presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Beran, M. J. (October, 2008).  The metacognitive monkey and the self-controlled chimpanzee.  Invited address at the University of Memphis Institute for Intelligent Systems.  Memphis, TN.

 

Beran, M. J. (October, 2008).  Numerical competence in animals revisited.  Invited address at the University of Memphis Cognitive Science Seminar.  Memphis, TN.

 

Beran, M. J. (October, 2008).  Primate mathematics: Enumeration, estimation, and calculation.  Invited paper presented at the 14th biennial meeting of the International Society for Comparative Psychology, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

Flemming, T. M., & Beran, M. J. (October, 2008).  Application of the analogical rule in nonhuman primates.  Invited paper presented at the 14th biennial meeting of the International Society for Comparative Psychology, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

Beran, M. J. (August, 2008). Animal willpower?  Studying delay of gratification in nonhuman primates.  Invited New Fellows address presented at the 116th Annual Meeting of the  American Psychological Association, Boston, MA. 

Beran, M. J., Smith, J. D., & Proust, J. (May, 2008).  Metacognition in nonhumans: Methodological and theoretical issues.  Invited paper presented at the 3rd Biennial Meeting of the EARLI Special Interest Group: Metacognition.  Ioannina, Greece.

Beran, M. J. (March, 2008).  Primate willpower.  Keynote address at the Southeast Missouri State University Student Research Conference, Cape Girardeau, MO.

Beran, M. J. (March, 2008).  How do chimpanzees and monkeys respond to their own fallibility and impulsivity?  Invited paper at the Georgia State University Neurophilosophy Lecture Series, Atlanta, GA.

Beran, M. J. (March, 2008). Chimpanzees as natural accountants.  Invited paper presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Charlotte, NC.

Beran, M. J. (January, 2008). Primate mathematics: A return to parsimony.  Invited paper presented at the Hard Data Café, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.

Beran, M. J. (November, 2007). Math lessons for monkeys: Using computers to present old problems in new ways. Invited paper presented at the Paper presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Computers in Psychology, Long Beach, CA.

Beran, M. J. (August, 2007). Enumeration, estimation, and ‘fuzzy’ math by chimpanzees. Invited paper presented at the 115th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Beran, M. J. (2006, August). Chimpanzee symbol-mindedness: Numbers and names for the long term. Invited presentation at the presented at the 114th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Rumbaugh, D. M., Washburn, D. A., & Beran, M. J. (2004, August).  Emergents and rational behaviorism: The processes of learning, conditioning, and reinforcement in creativity.  Invited paper presented at the 28th International Congress of Psychology, Beijing, China.

Beran, M. J. (2004, July).  Life and career of Donald Olding Hebb (1904-1985). Invited paper presented at the 112th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Beran, M. J. (2004, April). Continued studies of delay of gratification in nonhuman primates.  Invited paper presented at the 96th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Beran, M. J. (2003, October). 1-2-3-4: Chimpanzees count and make judgments of 'more.' Invited presentation, Berry College, Rome, GA.

Beran, M. J. (2002, November). Studies of numerousness judgments of sequentially presented sets by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Invited paper presented at the COE/SAGA5 International Symposium "Evolution of the apes and the origin of the human beings," Inuyama, Japan.

Beran, M. J. (2002, April). Math matters: Chimpanzees and other nonhuman animals. Invited paper presented at the Hard Data Café, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.

Washburn, D. A., & Beran, M. J. (2001, August). Animals count; What’s next? Invited

paper presented at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological

Association, San Francisco, CA.

Rilling, J., Kilts, C., Williams, S. L., Kelley, J. W., Beran, M. J., Giroux, M., Hoffman, J. M., Savage-Rumbaugh, E. S., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (1999, November). Functional neuroimaging of linguistic processing in chimpanzees. Poster presented at SAGA/COE International Symposium, Inuyama, Japan.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

Beran, M. J., Perdue, B. M., Parrish, A. E., & Evans, T. A. (March, 2013). Do social conditions affect capuchin monkeys’ estimations during quantity judgments? Paper presented at the 59th annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

Parrish, A. E., Brosnan, S. F., & Wilson. B. J. (March, 2013). Rhesus monkeys strategically respond t variable partner play in a coordination game. Poster presented at the 59th annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

Price, S. A., Beran, M. J., Wilson, B. J., & Brosnan, S. F. (March, 2013). Responses to an anti-coordination game in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). Paper presented at the 59th annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

Bramlett, J., Perdue, B. M., Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (February, 2013). This too shall pass: A rotating reward tray shows delay of gratification in capuchin monkeys. Paper presented at the 105th annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Austin, TX.    [Winner - SSPP Graduate Student Travel Grant Award]

Evans, T. A., Perdue, B. M., Parrish, A. E., Beran, M. J. (February, 2013). The question of capuchin monkey self-control: What are we really asking? Paper presented at the 105th annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Austin, TX.

Heimbauer, L. A., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. J. (February, 2013). Evidence for cognitive restoration of time-reversed speech by a chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes). Paper presented at the 105th annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Austin, TX.

Beran, M. J., Smith, J. D., & Perdue, B. M. (August, 2012). Chimpanzees name when they know and look when they do not know. Paper presented at the 24th Congress of the International Primatological Society meeting, Cancun, Mexico.

Perdue, B. M., Evans, T. E., Bramlett, J. L., Menzel, C. R., & Beran, M. J. (August, 2012). Looking to the future: Prospective memory in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Paper presented at the 24th Congress of the International Primatological Society meeting, Cancun, Mexico.

Beran, M. J., (July, 2012). Comparative approaches to delay of gratification. Paper presented at the 30th International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town, South Africa.

Perdue, B. M., & Beran, M. J. (July, 2012). Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) know what they know. Paper presented at the 30th International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town, South Africa.

Beran, M. J. (March, 2012). What went where? Chimpanzees accurately judge concurrently accumulating quantities. Paper presented at the 104th annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Savannah, GA.

Beran, M. J., Coutinho, M., Church, B. J., & Smith, J. D. (March, 2012). Executive- attentional uncertainty responses by rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Paper presented at the 19th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL.

Bramlett, J.., Evans, T. A., Perdue, B. M., Menzel, E., & Beran, M. J. (March, 2012). This too can pass: Capuchin monkeys let lesser rewards pass by to get better rewards. Poster presented at the 19th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL.

Couchman, J. J., Boomer, J., Beran, M. J., & Smith, J. D. (March, 2012). Unsupervised learning and metacognition in rhesus monkeys using intuitive tasks. Paper presented at the 19th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL.

Couchman, J. J., Boomer, J., Beran, M. J., Smith, J. D. (March, 2012). Uncertainty monitoring under supervised learning conditions in humans and monkeys. Paper presented at the 104th annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Savannah, GA.

Evans, T. A. & Beran, M. J. (March, 2012). Monkeys exhibit prospective memory in a computerized task. Paper presented at the 104th annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Savannah, GA.

Evans, T. A., Bramlett, J., Perdue, B. M., & Beran, M. J. (March, 2012). Prospective memory in a language-trained chimpanzee. Paper presented at the 19th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL.

Heimbauer, L. A., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. J. (March, 2012). A chimpanzee uses similar acoustic cues as humans when identifying sine-wave, noise-vocoded, and time-reversed speech. Poster presented at the 19th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL.

Heimbauer, L. A., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. J. (March, 2012). A chimpanzee and humans respond similarly to the spectro-temporal cues in sine-wave and noise-vocoded speech. Paper presented at the 104th annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Savannah, GA.

Hoffman, M. L., Beran, M. J., Williamson, R., Kleider, H. & Washburn, D. A. (March, 2012). Agency and environmental context in working memory: A comparative test of rhesus monkeys and 3 – 4 year old children. Paper presented at the 104th annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Savannah, GA.

Hoffman, M. L., Beran, M. J., & Williamson, R. A., & Washburn, D. A. (March, 2012). Did I do that?: Investigating agency and WWW memory in rhesus monkeys and children. Poster presented at the 19th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL.

Parrish, A. E., Brosnan, S. F., & Beran, M. J. (Match, 2012). I’ll work for you, and you work for me: Oh wait, you might not matter. Poster presented at the 19th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL.

Perdue, B. M., Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (March, 2012). What's all the bias about? Learning effects contribute to cognitive bias in nonhuman primates. Paper presented at the 19th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL.

Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., Bramlett, J., McIntyre, J., Addessi, E., & Paglieri, F. (November 2011). A “hybrid” test of self-control in chimpanzees and capuchin monkeys. Paper presented at the 52nd annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle, WA.

Boomer, J., Couchman, J. J., Beran, M. J., & Smith, J. D. (November, 2011). Dissociating performance and uncertainty monitoring from reinforcement in humans. Paper presented at the 52nd annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle, WA.

Dolins, F., Gelman, S., Bramlett, J., Beran, M. J. (October, 2011). Do chimpanzees use inductive inferences to categorize objects by non-visible properties? Poster presented at the VII Biennial meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Philadelphia, PA.

Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A.,& Owens, K. (May, 2011). Chimpanzees, monkeys, and humans show similar skill in estimating uncertain outcomes. Poster presented at the 23rd annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

Washburn, D. A., Beran, M. J., Phillips, H. A., & Schultz, N. B. (May, 2011). Plan span: Individual differences in the capacity for planning. Poster presented at the 23rd annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

Macchitella, L., De Petrillo, F., Focaroli, V., Evans, T., Beran, M., Paglieri, F., & Addessi, E. (April, 2011). Do temporal preferences indicate self-control? An evaluation of the validity of the intertemporal choice task in capuchin monkeys. Poster presented at the XX Conference of the Italian Primatological Society, Bussolengo, Italy.

Beran, M. J., McIntyre, J., Bramlett, J., & Evans, T. A. (March, 2011). What counts for "counting"? Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) know what does or does not matter during quantity judgments. Paper presented at the 18th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL.

Bramlett, J., Evans, T. A., Klein, E. D., McIntyre, J., & Beran, M. J. (March, 2011). Investigating planning and prospective memory in language-trained chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Paper presented at the 103rd annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Boomer, J., Smith, J. D., Beran, M. J., Church, B. A., Crossley, M. J., & Ashby, F. G. (March, 2011). Category learning strategies in a New World monkey species (Cebus apella). Paper presented at the 103rd annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Evans, T. A., Beran, M. J., & Owens, K. (March, 2011). Monkeys and humans spontaneously calculate reward amount across trials and use that information in the face of uncertainty. Paper presented at the 103rd annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Evans, T. A., Owens, K., & Beran, M. J. (March, 2011). Humans and monkeys show similar skill in estimating uncertain outcomes. Paper presented at the 18th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL.

Heimbauer, L. A., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. J. (March, 2011). A chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) recognizes spoken words synthesized as sine-wave speech. Paper presented at the 18th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL.

Heimbauer, L. A., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. J. (March, 2011). A Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) recognizes spoken words synthesized as noise-vocoded and sine-wave speech. Paper presented at the 103rd annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Hoffman, M. L., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (March, 2011). The encoding of self involvement and contextual information in monkeys’ memory for past events. Paper presented at the 103rd annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA. 

Hoffman, M. L., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (March, 2011). The encoding of self involvement and environmental context in rhesus monkeys. Poster presented at the 18th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL.

Parrish, A. E., Beran, M. J., Wilson, B., & Brosnan, S. F. (March, 2011). Understanding economic decision making during coordination games in humans, apes, and monkeys. Paper presented at the 103rd annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Parrish, A. E., Beran, M. J., Wilson, B., & Brosnan, S. F. (March, 2011). Understanding economic decision making during coordination games in humans, apes, and monkeys. Poster presented at the 18th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL.

Washburn, D. A., Hoffman, M., Bramlett, J., & Beran, M. J. (March, 2011).  Henry Wieghorst Nissen: Primate psychologist. Paper presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

Beran, M. J. (November, 2010). Quantity judgments of auditory stimuli by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Paper presented at the Fall Meeting of the Comparative Cognition Meeting, St Louis, MO.

Beran, M. J., & Smith, J. D. (November, 2010). Information seeking and the comparative study of metacognition. Paper presented at the 51st annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St Louis, MO.

Evans, T. A., Beran, M. J., Klein, E. D., & Einstein, G. O. (July, 2010). Prospects for prospective memory research with monkeys. Poster presented at the 3rd Biennial International Conference on Prospective Memory, Vancouver, Canada.

Beran, M. J., Klein, E. D., Evans, T. A., & Einstein, G. O. (June, 2010). Prospective memory and planning by rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) on a computerized task. Paper presented at the 33rd annual meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, Louisville, KY.

Evans, T. A., Beran, M. J., & Hoyle, D. (June, 2010). Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) delay gratification by accepting tokens in lieu of rewards. Paper presented at the 33rd annual meetings of the American Society of Primatologists, Louisville, KY.

Heimbauer, L. A., Conway, C. M., Christiansen, M. H., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. O. (June, 2010). Grammar rule-based sequence learning by rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Paper presented at the 33rd annual meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, Louisville, KY.

Parrish, A. E., Beran, M. J., Wilson, B., & Brosnan, S. F. (June, 2010). Understanding economic decision making during coordination games in monkeys and apes. Poster presented at the 33rd annual meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, Louisville, KY.

Couchman, J. J., Coutinho, M. V. C., Beran, M. J., & Smith, J. D. (April, 2010). Beyond stimulus cues and reinforcement signals: A new approach to animal cognition. Paper presented 102nd Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (April, 2010). Who waits for more? Testing monkeys’ self- control in a computerized detour task. Paper presented 102nd Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Heimbauer, L. A., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. J. (April, 2010). Rule-based sequence learning by rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Paper presented 102nd Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Klein, E. D., Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (April, 2010). Investigating monkeys’ memory coding strategies using a computerized radial maze. Paper presented 102nd Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Beran, M. J., & Smith, J. D. (March, 2010). Knowing what to ask for: Monkeys seek information before matching-to-sample. Paper presented at the 17th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL.

Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (March, 2010). Will chimpanzees delay gratification by accepting tokens in lieu of rewards? Paper presented at the 17th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL.

Flemming, T. M., & Beran, M. J. (March, 2010). Conceptual thresholds for same and different in old and new world monkeys. Poster presented at the 17th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL.

Heimbauer, L. A., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. J. (March, 2010). A chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) shows human-like speech perception abilities. Poster presented at the 17th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL.

Klein, E. D., Beran, M. J., & Evans, T. A. (March, 2010). A bigger house or a shorter commute? The decoy effect and primate decision making. Paper presented at the 17th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL.

Couchman, J. J., Beran, M. J., & Smith, J. D. (November, 2009). Recognizing future uncertainty. Paper presented at the Comparative Cognition meeting, Boston, MA.

Washburn, D. A., Beran, M. J., & Evans, T. A. (November, 2009). Are monkeys “playing” when they’re working on game-like computer tasks?  Paper presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Society for Computers in Psychology, Boston, MA.

Washburn, D. A., Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., & Espy, K. A. (November, 2009). Simians in the Shape School: A comparative study of executive attention. Paper presented at the 50th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.

Owens, K. D., Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (October, 2009). Monkeys and humans spontaneously calculate reward amount across trials and use that information in the face of uncertainty.  Poster presented at the 9th annual Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference, Atlanta, GA. 

Heimbauer, L. A., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. J. (September, 2009). Word recognition in the absence of traditional acoustic cues by a language-trained chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes). Poster presented at the 32nd annual meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, San Diego, CA.

Boomer, J., Couchman, J. J., Countiho, M. V. C., Smith, J. D., Beran, M. J., & Paul. E. J. (July, 2009). Discerning the cognitive level of uncertainty monitoring in humans and rhesus macaques. Poster presented at the Metacognition and Mindreading Conference, Salzburg, Austria.

Couchman, J. J., Beran, M. J., & Smith, J. D. (July, 2009). Animal metacognition: Cognitive and temporally extended. Poster presented at the Metacognition and Mindreading Conference, Salzburg, Austria.

Heimbauer, L. A., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. J. (May, 2009). Perception of voiced- only and noise-vocoded speech by a language-trained chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes). Poster presented at the 157th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Portland, OR.

Beran, M. J, Evans, T. A., & Ratliff, C. L. (April, 2009). Perceptual and temporal effects on natural choice in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Paper presented at the 101st annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Savannah, GA.  

 

Evans, T. A., Beran, M. J., & Ratliff, C. L. (April, 2009). Perception of food amounts by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): The role of magnitude, contiguity, and wholeness. Paper presented at the 101st annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Savannah, GA.

 

Flemming, T. M., Beran, M. J., Thompson, R. K. R., & Washburn, D. A. (April, 2009). Analogical reasoning and the differential outcome effect: Getting a conceptual feel.  Paper presented at the 101st annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Savannah, GA.

 

Heimbauer, L. A., Conway, C. M., Christiansen, M. H., Beran, M. J., Owren, M. J. (April, 2009). Testing sequence learning in rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Paper presented at the 101st annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Savannah, GA.

 

Hoffman, M. L., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (April, 2009). Source monitoring in rhesus monkeys. Paper presented at the 101st annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Savannah, GA.

Beran, M. J. (March, 2009). Judgments of continuous and discrete quantities by chimpanzees. Poster presented at the 16th annual international Conference on Comparative Cognition.

Beran, M. J. (November, 2008). Chimpanzees accurately judge concurrently accumulating sets of food items.  Paper presented at the Comparative Cognition meeting, Chicago, IL.

 

Beran, M. J., Klein, E. D., & Evans, T. A. (November, 2008).  Monkeys plan and remember future responses. Paper presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL.

 

Couchman, J. J., Coutinho, M. V. C., Beran, M. J., & Smith, J. D. (November, 2008).  Task-general uncertainty responses by humans and rhesus monkeys absent associative/reinforcement cues. Paper presented at the Comparative Cognition meeting, Chicago, IL.

 

Heimbauer, L. A., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. J. (November, 2008).  Speech perception in a language trained chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes).  Poster presented at the 156th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Miami, FL.

 

Klein, E. D., Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., & Schultz, N. A. (November, 2008). Primate decision making in the Monty Hall three-door problem.  Paper presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL.

 

Flemming, T. M., & Beran, M. J. (October, 2008).  Application of the analogical rule in nonhuman primates. Paper presented at the 14th biennial meeting of the International Society for Comparative Psychology, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Heimbauer, L. A., Antworth, R. A., Conway, C. M., Christiansen, M. H., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. J. (August, 2008). Testing sequence learning in rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta).  Poster presented at the 22nd Meeting of the International Primatological Society, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Beran, M. J. (March, 2008). Chimpanzees in a New Orleans bar: With drinks to compare, how would they fare? Paper presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Coutinho, M., Boomer, J., Couchman, J., Smith, J. D., & Beran, M. J. (March, 2008). Experiments in the sustainability of categorization rules without direct feedback for humans and for rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Paper presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Evans, T. A., Beran, M. J., Harris, E. H., Rice, D., & Leighty, K. A. (March, 2008). Quantification and summation of food items by capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). Paper presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Flemming, T. M., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (March, 2008). What it means to think analogically: From percepts to symbols. Paper presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Harris, E. H., Gulledge, J. P., Beran, M. J., Washburn, D. A. (March, 2008). The use of absolute numerical knowledge by rhesus monkeys. Paper presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Hoffman, M. L., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (March, 2008). What-where-when memory in rhesus monkeys: Presenting sequential events to examine the role of relative familiarity. Paper presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.
[Winner - SSPP Graduate Student Travel Grant Award]

Klein, E. D., Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., & Barrett, N. (March, 2008). Decision making in the 3-door problem by humans, rhesus Monkeys, and capuchin monkeys. Paper presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Von Glahn, N. R., Washburn, D. A., Evans, T. A., Beran, M. J. (March, 2008). Do rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) show attentional blink during a rapid serial visual presentation? Paper presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Barrett, N. A., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (November, 2007). Hemovelocity and performance demonstrate that complexity limits visual short term memory. Paper presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.

Beran, M. J., Smith, J. D., Couchman, J. J., & Coutinho, M. V. C. (November, 2007). Dissociation of “uncertainty” responses and “middle” responses in capuchin monkeys. Paper presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.

Robinson, E. L., Washburn, D. A., Beran, M. J., & Fuller, C. A. (November, 2007). Blue light effects depend on time of exposure in rhesus monkeys. Poster presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.

Beran, M. J. (July, 2007). The Von Restorff effect in chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) recognition memory. Poster presented at the joint meeting of the Experimental Psychology Society and the Psychonomics Society, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Smith, J. D., Beran, M. J., & Redford, J. S. (July 2007). Generalizeable uncertainty responses in the comparative study of metacognition. Paper presented at the joint meeting of the Experimental Psychology Society and the Psychonomics Society, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Beran, M. J., Harris, E. H., & Evans, T. A. (April, 2007). Perception of food amounts by chimpanzees based on number of items, presentation arrangement, and visibility. Paper presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Flemming, T. M., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (April, 2007). Reasoning of same/different size analogies by rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Paper presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Atlanta, GA.
[Winner - SSPP Graduate Student Travel Grant Award]

Harris, E. H., Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., Klein, E. D., Chan, B., Flemming, T. M., & Washburn, D. A. (April, 2007). Ordinal judgments of Arabic numerals by capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) and rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Paper presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Hoffman, M. L., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (March, 2007). Working memory for what-where-when information in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Paper presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Hoffman, M. L., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (March, 2007). Working memory for what-where-when information in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). 14th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL

Beran, M. J., Chan, B., Evans, T. A., Flemming, T. J., Harris, E. H., Klein, E. D., Rumbaugh, D. M., & Washburn, D. A. (November, 2006). A computerized method for testing primate intelligence across species, ages, and input devices. Paper presented at the 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Computers in Psychology, Houston, TX.

Washburn, D. A., Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., & Vanman, E. J. (November, 2006). Domain specificity in inhibition of responding by macaques. Poster presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Houston, TX.

Rumbaugh, D. M., Washburn, D. A., King, J. E., Beran, M. J., & Gould, K. (September, 2006). Pavlovian conditioning modeled by salience. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Pavlovian Society, Philadelphia, PA.

Beran, M. J., & Evans, T. A. (August, 2006). Self-control in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) is not mediated by experimenter presence or reward source visibility. Poster presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, San Antonio, TX.

Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (August, 2006). Self-control in a delay maintenance task by rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Poster presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, San Antonio, TX.

Flemming, T. M., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (August, 2006). Analogical reasoning: What meaning means for same and different. Paper presented at the 13th Biannual Meeting of the International Society for Comparative Psychology, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Harris, E. H., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (August, 2006). Risky business: Monkeys decide between low probability/high reward and high probability/low reward outcomes. Paper presented at the 13th Biannual Meeting of the International Society for Comparative Psychology, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Beran, M. J. (April, 2006). Rhesus monkeys respond to sequentially presented sets on the basis of numerical as opposed to non-numerical cues. Paper presented at the 98th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Charleston, SC.

Evans, T. A., Beran, M J. (April, 2006) Maintenance of delay of gratification by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): Testing the influence of source visibility and experimenter presence on self-control. Paper presented at the 98th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Charleston, SC.

Flemming, T. M., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (April, 2006). What meaning means for same and different: Relational learning by three primate species. Paper presented at the 98th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Charleston, SC.

Harris, E. H., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (April, 2006). High Rollers?: Monkeys decide between low probability/high reward and high probability/low reward outcomes. Paper presented at the 98th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Charleston, SC. [Winner - SSPP Graduate Student Travel Grant Award]

Hoffman, M. L., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (April, 2006). Working memory for "what" and "where" information in rhesus macaques. Paper presented at the 98th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Charleston, SC.

Beran, M. J. (March, 2006). Stimulus organization affects quantity perception by humans, chimpanzees, and monkeys. Paper presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (March, 2006). Maintenance of delay of gratification by rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Poster presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

Flemming, T. M., Beran, M. J., Washburn, D. A. (March, 2006). Labeling of abstract relations by rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Poster presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

Hoffman, M. L., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (March, 2006). Chimpanzees remember food locations after changing their orientation in space. Poster presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

Beran, M. J., Smith, J. D., Redford, J. S., & Washburn, D. A. (November, 2005). Rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) monitor uncertainty during numerosity judgments. Poster presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, Canada.

Flemming, T. M., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (April, 2005). The salience of color in categorization and set-switching by rhesus monkeys. Poster presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Nashville, TN.

Harris, E. H., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (April, 2005). Serial learning of numerals, colors, and signs by rhesus monkeys. Poster presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Nashville, TN.

Johnson-Pynn, J. S., Ready, C., & Beran, M. J. (April, 2005). Estimation mediates preschoolers' numerical reasoning: Evidence against precise calculation abilities. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta, GA.

Beran, M. J. (March, 2005). The life and career of Harry F. Harlow (1905-1981). Paper presented at the 97th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Durham, NC.

Beran, M. J., Smith, J. D., Redford, J. S., & Washburn, D. A. (March, 2005). Is 6 more than 5? Rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) monitor uncertainty during numerosity judgments. Paper presented at the 97th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Durham, NC.

Flemming, T. M., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (March, 2005). Perception of abstract relations by rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta): Same vs. different or uniformity vs. chaos? Paper presented at the 97th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Durham, NC. [Winner - SSPP Graduate Student Travel Grant Award]

Flemming, T. M., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (March, 2005). Same vs. different or uniformity vs. chaos?: Perception of abstract relations by rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Poster presented at the 12th Annual Comparative Cognition Conference, Melbourne, FL.

Smith, J. D., Beran, M. J., Redford, J. S., & Washburn, D. A. (March, 2005). Dissociating uncertainty states and reinforcement signals in the comparative study of metacognition Paper presented at the 97th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Durham, NC.

Beran, M. J., Beran, M. M., Taglialatela, L. A., & Washburn, D. A. (August, 2004). Numerousness judgments by chimpanzees and humans: Evidence of a shared mechanism for estimation. Paper presented at the 28th International Congress of Psychology, Beijing, China.

Taglialatela, L. A., Beran, M. J., Taglialatela, J. P., & Pate, J. L. (July, 2004). Role of color in object identification by humans and chimpanzees. Poster presented at the 112th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI. [Winner - APA Division 6 Outstanding Student Poster Award]

Washburn, D. A., Harris, E. H., Gulledge, J. P., & Beran, M. J. (May, 2004). What do monkeys understand about Arabic numerals? Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Society, Chicago, IL.

Beran, M. J., Washburn, D. A., Gulledge, J. P., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (November, 2003). Using computers to study nonhuman primate numerical cognition. Paper presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Computers in Psychology, Vancouver, Canada.

Beran, M. J., Washburn, D. A., & Kleinman, S. (November, 2003). Attention Network Task (ANT) performance by children and rhesus monkeys. Poster presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, Canada.

Menzel, C. R., Beran, M. J., Kelley, J. W., & Sanchez, I. C. (August, 2003). A chimpanzee’s recall and reporting of multiple hidden items. Paper presented at the 26th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, Calgary, Alberta.

Beran, M. J., & Beran, M. M. (May, 2003). Chimpanzees remember the results of one-by-one addition of food items to sets over extended time periods. Poster presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA.

Washburn, D. A., Gulledge, J. P., Baker, L. A., Raby, P. R., Beran, M. J., & Kleinman, S. N. (May, 2003). Attention factors and the Attention Network Task. Poster presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA.

Beran, M. J. (April, 2003). Chimpanzees’ numerousness judgements of sequentially and simultaneously presented sets. Paper presented at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Baker, L., Beran, M., & Taglialatela, J. (October, 2002). MTS accuracy by Pan troglodytes as a function of surface color and form information. Poster presented at the “Emergents and Rational Behaviorism” festschrift in honor of Duane M. Rumbaugh, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.

Beran, M. J., Pate, J. L., Brakke, K. E., Kelley, J. W., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (October, 2002). Long-term retention of lexigram meanings by the Language Research Center chimpanzees. Poster presented at the “Emergents and Rational Behaviorism” festschrift in honor of Duane M. Rumbaugh, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.

Beran, M. M., & Beran, M. J. (October, 2002). Delay of gratification by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and an orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus). Poster presented at the “Emergents and Rational Behaviorism” festschrift in honor of Duane M. Rumbaugh, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.

Washburn, D. A., Beran, M. J., & Gulledge, J. P. (October, 2002). Reasoning, representation, and ‘rithmetic. Paper presented at the “Emergents and Rational Behaviorism” festschrift in honor of Duane M. Rumbaugh, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.

Beran, M. J., Pate, J. L., & Washburn, D. A. (March, 2002). Chimpanzee responding in a symbolic match-to-sample task: Selection by exclusion. Paper presented at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Nashville, TN.

Beran, M. J., Washburn, D. A., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (March, 2002). Rhesus monkeys learn despite second-order stimulus-response spatial discontiguity. Poster presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

Minahan, M. F., Beran, M. J., & Washburn, D. A. (March, 2002). Remembering and tracking hidden items by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Poster presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

Baker, L., Beran, M., & Taglialatela, J. (August, 2001). MTS accuracy by Pan troglodytes as a function of surface color and form information. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, Savannah, GA.

Beran, M. J., Pate, J. L., Washburn, D. A., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (August, 2001). Sequential responding and planning in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Poster presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, Savannah, GA.

Washburn, D. A., Beran, M. J., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (August, 2001). Comparative assessment of cognition with the Psychomotor Test System. Paper presented at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Continuous Assisted Performance Teaming Workshop, Las Vegas, NV.

Beran, M. J., Pate, J. L., Washburn, D. A., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (April, 2001). Sequential responding and planning in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Paper presented at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Beran, M. J. (March, 2001). Comparisons of summed quantities by two chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Poster presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

Beran, M. J. (June, 2000). Two chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) compare non-visible sums of candy pieces. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, Boulder, CO.

Minahan, M. F., Beran, M. J., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (June, 2000). Spatial monitoring in bonobos (Pan paniscus) and chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Poster presented at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, Boulder, CO.

Beran, M. J. (April, 2000l). Is 2+3+2 more than 1+2+3? Two chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) compare sums of non-visible candy pieces. Paper presented at the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Rilling, J., Kilts, C., Williams, S. L., Beran, M. J., Giroux, M., Hoffman, J. M, Rapoport, S., Savage-Rumbaugh, E. S., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (April, 2000). A comparative PET study of linguistic processing in humans and language-competent chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Poster presented at the 69th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, San Antonio, TX.

Rumbaugh, D. M., Kilts, C., Rilling, J., Beran, M. J., Elder, C., Williams, S., & Kelley, J. (April, 2000). Functional imaging of language skills in chimpanzees: Implications of early-rearing variables. Paper presented at the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Beran, M. J., Pate, J. L., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (March, 2000). Lana chimpanzee's 20-year retention of lexigrams. Paper presented at the 7th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL.

Rilling, J., Kilts, C., Williams, S. L., Kelley, J. W., Beran, M. J., Giroux, M., Hoffman, J. M., Savage-Rumbaugh, E. S., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (October, 1999). Functional neuroimaging of linguistic processing in chimpanzees. Poster presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Miami, FL.

Williams, S. L., Beran, M. J., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (August, 1999). Self-judgment of performance by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, New Orleans, LA.

Beran, M. J. (April, 1999). Delay of gratification in three chimpanzees. Paper presented at the 91st Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Louisville, KY. [Winner - Griffith Memorial Award, SSPP]

Beran, M. J., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (June, 1998). Delay of gratification in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Paper presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, Georgetown, TX.

Beran, M. J., Savage-Rumbaugh, E. S., & Brakke, K. E. (April, 1998). Language comprehension in three chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): Effect of rearing on level of comprehension. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on the Evolution of Language, London, UK.

Beran, M. J., Rumbaugh, D. M., & Savage-Rumbaugh, E. S. (March, 1997). Evaluation of current language comprehension in three chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): Effect of rearing on duration of language comprehension. Paper presented at the 89th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Beran, M. J., Rumbaugh, D. M., & Savage-Rumbaugh, E. S. (August, 1996). Performance of a chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) on a computerized counting task. Poster presented at the 16th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Madison, WI.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Undergraduate Level:

 

Fall 1997 - Animal Learning and Behavior – GSU (lab section)

Spring 1998 - Animal Learning and Behavior – GSU (lab section)

Fall 1998 – Animal Learning and Behavior – GSU (guest lecturer)

Fall 1999 - Primate Behavior – GSU (guest lecturer)

Fall 1999 - Introduction to Psychological Science – GSU (guest lecturer)

Spring 2003 – Cognitive Psychology – Spelman College

Fall 2003 – Psychology of Learning – Spelman College

Spring 2004 – Cognitive Psychology – Spelman College

Spring 2004 – Psychology of Learning – Spelman College

Fall 2004 – Cognitive Psychology – Spelman College

Fall 2004 – Psychology of Learning – Spelman College

Spring 2005 – Cognitive Psychology – Spelman College

Spring 2005 – Psychology of Learning – Spelman College

Fall 2005 – Cognitive Psychology – Spelman College

Fall 2005 – Psychology of Learning – Spelman College

Spring 2006 – Cognitive Psychology – Spelman College

Spring 2006 – Psychology of Learning – Spelman College

Fall 2006 – Cognitive Psychology – Spelman College

Fall 2006 – Psychology of Learning – Spelman College

Spring 2007 – Cognitive Psychology – Spelman College

Spring 2007 – Psychology of Learning – Spelman College

Spring 2008 – Learning and Memory – Agnes Scott College (guest lecturer)

Fall 2009 – Cognitive Psychology - GSU

Spring 2009 – Learning and Memory – Agnes Scott College (guest lecturer)

Fall 2009 – Natural Science Aspects of Psychology - GSU

Spring 2010 – Natural Science Aspects of Psychology - GSU
Spring 2013 - Learning - GSU

 

Graduate Level:

 

Spring 2001 – Origins of Language – GSU (guest lecturer)

Fall 2005 – Principles of Learning – GSU (guest lecturer)

Spring 2005 – Cognitive Psychology – GSU (guest lecturer)

Summer 2006 - Computer Based Experiment Generation - GSU

 

CURRENT FUNDING:

Beran, M. J., Brosnan, S. F., & Williamson, R. (2010-2015).  The emergence of self-control: Comparative behavioral and neurobiological assessments.  $455,880 (total costs) from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development – Grant P01HD060563. 

Beran, M. J., Einstein, G. O., Evans, T. A., & Klein, E. D. (2009-2012). Comparative investigations of future-oriented cognitive processes. $400,523 (total costs) from the National Science Foundation – Grant BCS 0924811.

Beran, M. J. & Smith, J. D. (2010-2015). Metacognition in comparative perspective. $1,111,530 (total costs) from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Grant R01HD-061455.

Brosnan, S. F., Beran, M. J., & Wilson, B. (2011-2016). Primate and human social decision making.  $475,217 (total costs) from the National Science Foundation – Grant SES 1123897.

Smith, J. D., & Beran, M. J. (2010-2015). Metacognition in comparative perspective. $224,640 (total costs) from the National Science Foundation – Grant BCS 0956993.

 

PREVIOUS FUNDING:

Beran, M. J. (2004-2010). Comparative studies of numerical cognition in human and nonhuman primates. $200,200 (direct costs) from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Grant P01HD-38051.

Brosnan, S. F., Beran, M. J., & Wilson, B. J. (2007-2011). Collaborative research: Understanding strategic economic interactions in monkeys, apes, and humans. $514,658 (total costs) from the National Science Foundation. – Grant SES 0729244.

Pate, J. L., Beran, M. J., & Rumbaugh, D. M. (1999-2002). The emergence of symbolic processing in human and nonhuman primates.  $139,641 (direct costs) from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Smith, J. D., & Beran, M. J. (2006-2010). Metacognition as a precursor to self-consciousness: evolution, development, and epistemology.  $215,881 (total costs) from the National Science Foundation - BCS 0634662 and European Science Foundation.

Washburn, D. A., Frishkoff, G., Owren, M. J., Beran, M. J., & Brosnan, S. F. (2010-2011). An ERP study of monkey responses to speech sounds. $32,000 (total costs) from the Language and Literacy Seed Grant Program, Georgia State University.

Williamson, R., Washburn, D. A., & Beran, M. J. (2008-2009).  The role of source evaluation in the capacity to learn language.  $16,000 (total costs) from the  Language and Literacy Seed Grant Program, Georgia State University.

 

Last updated:          April 2, 2013