Browsing Mather, Jennifer by Title

Sort by: Order: Results:

  • Mather, Jennifer A. (University of California eScholarshipArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    This paper evaluates the development of behaviour from the viewpoint of the intelligent and learning dependent cephalopod mollusks as a contrast to that of mammals. They have a short lifespan, commonly one to two years, ...
  • Mather, Jennifer A.; Anderson, Roland C. (Inter ResearchArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeSeattle Aquarium, 2007)
    This paper first explores 3 philosophical bases for attitudes to invertebrates, Contractarian/Kantian, Utilitarian, and Rights-based, and what they lead us to conclude about how we use and care for these animals. We next ...
  • Kuba, Michael J.; Byrne, Ruth A.; Meisel, Daniela V.; Mather, Jennifer A. (University of California eScholarshipArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyKoran Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition ResearchUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    Despite the huge numbers of studies published on the learning of cephalopod mollusks, studies on non-associative learning are scarce. We tested non-associative learning (habituation) and exploration in Octopus vulgaris in ...
  • Leite, Tatiana S.; Batista, Allan T.; Lima, Francoise D.; Barbosa, Jaciana C.; Mather, Jennifer (Inter ResearchArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyFederal University of Rio Grande do NorteUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    A predator’s choice of prey can be affected by many factors. We evaluated various influences on population dietary composition, individual specialization and size of prey in Octopus insularis populations from 2 continental ...
  • Mather, Jennifer A.; Leite, Tatiana S.; Batista, Allan T. (Oxford University PressArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeUniversidade Federal do Rio Grande de Nortehttps://doi.org/10.1093/czoolo/58.4.597, 2012)
    Prey choice is often evaluated at the species or population level. Here, we analyzed the diet of octopuses of different populations with the aim to assess the importance of individual feeding habits as a factor affecting ...
  • Mather, Jennifer (M D P I A GArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    Our definition of the word 'animal' centers on vertebrates, yet 99% of the animals on the planet are invertebrates, about which we know little. In addition, although the Census of Marine Life (COML.org) has recently ...
  • Anderson, Roland C.; Wood, James B.; Mather, Jennifer A. (Inter ResearchArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologySeattle AquariumBermuda Institute of Ocean ScienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2008)
    The diet of Octopus vulgaris was determined from the remains of 649 prey items gathered from the middens of 38 dens in a small area off the Caribbean island of Bonaire. Remains of 35 species of gastropod (19% of the total), ...
  • Mather, Jennifer A. (Kwantlen Polytechnic UniversityArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2008)
    A year ago (Spring, 2007), I was on sabbatical. Being on sabbatical means focusing on my intellectual development rather than that of my students. That also means not teaching courses, but I had been teaching...a non-course. ...
  • Mather, Jennifer A. (University of WindsorArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009)
    This paper recounts the author’s experience with giving a Needs Assessment for improvement by university teachers. Subjects were from the University of Lethbridge and the 2008 Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher ...