Michael J. Beran, Ph.D.
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Last updated: 
March 27, 2022

 

Selected Recent and Upcoming Presentations (all available in CV)

Beran, M. J., Agrillo, C., & Parrish, A. E. (April, 2015). Do you (mis)see what I (mis)see: Quantitative illusions across species. Paper presented at the 107th annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Beran, M. J., Smith, J. D., & Purdue, B. M. (April, 2015). What we (think we) know about why capuchin monkeys don't seem to know what they know. Paper presented at the 107th annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Hrabic, M., Foster, N., Bramlett, J., Perdue, B. M., Beran, M. J., & Williamson, R. (April, 2015). A comparative approach to effective strategy use in delaying gratification. Paper presented at the 107th annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Parrish, A. E., Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (April, 2015). Rhesus monkeys fall for the decoy effect in a perceptual discrimination task. Paper presented at the 107th annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Hrabic, M., Williamson, R. W., & Beran, M. J. (March, 2015). Children’s use of a model in a delay of gratification task. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., Parrish, A. E., & Perdue, B. M. (November, 2014). Go when you know: Confidence movements by language-trained chimpanzees during computerized testing.  Paper presented at the 55th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.

Parrish, A. E., & Beran, M. J. (November, 2014). Rhesus monkeys fall for the decoy effect in a perceptual discrimination task.  Poster presented at the 55th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.

Parrish, A. E., & Beran, M. J. (November, 2014). Context counts! Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) misperceive food amounts based on presentation style.  Paper presented at the 55th annual Comparative Cognition Society, Long Beach, CA.

Beran, M. J., Evans, T. A., Hopkins, W. D., Addessi, E., & Paglieri, F. (September, 2014). The hybrid delay task and assessments of self-control in capuchins (Sapajus spp.) and chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Paper presented at the 37th annual meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, Decatur, GA.

Evans, T. E., & Beran, M. J. (September, 2014). Inhibition and cognitive control in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) and rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Paper presented at the 37th annual meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, Decatur, GA.

Parrish, A. E., & Beran, M. J. (September, 2014). Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) misperceive food quantities in certain contexts. Paper presented at the 37th annual meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, Decatur, GA.

Beran, M. J., Parrish, A. E., Perdue, B. M., Bramlett, J., & Evans, T. A. (August, 2014). Do primates say it’s worth the wait? Comparative approaches to delay of gratification. Invited paper presented at the 122nd annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington DC.

Beran, M. J. (July, 2014). Prospective memory in nonhuman primates. Invited paper presented at the 74th annual meeting of the Japanese Society for Animal Psychology, Inuyama, Japan.

Beran, M. J. (March, 2014). Worth waiting for: Studies of self-control and “willpower” in primates. Invited paper presented at the Animal Concepts: Cognition, Enrichment, and Collaboration conference at Zoo Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.

Agrillo, C., Parrish, A. E., & Beran, M. J. (February, 2014). Perception of static and motion illusions in non-human primates (Macaca mulatta). Invited paper presented at the 106th annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Charleston, SC.

Beran, M. J. (February, 2014). To err is (not only) human: Fallibility (and success) in comparative approaches to cognition. Presidential Address presented at the 106th annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Charleston, SC.

Evans, T. A., Perdue, B. M., & Beran, M. J. (February, 2014). Language-trained chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) remember to remember in an analog of a human prospective memory task. Invited paper presented at the 106th annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Charleston, SC.

Parrish, A. E., & Beran, M. J. (February, 2014). Context counts! Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) misperceive food amounts based on presentation style. Invited paper presented at the 106th annual meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Charleston, SC.

Beran, M. J., Perdue, B. M., Church, B. A, & Smith, J. D. (2013). Differences in uncertainty monitoring by rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) and capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella): It’s not a chance thing.  Paper presented at the 54th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, Canada.

Parrish, A. E., & Beran, M. J. (2013). Visual nesting of stimuli affects rhesus monkeys’ (Macaca mulatta) quantity judgments in a bisection task.  Poster presented at the 54th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, Canada.

Parrish, A. E., Perdue, B. M., Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (November, 2013). Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) transfer tokens with social partners to accumulate rewards in a self-control task. Paper presented at the Fall Meeting of the Comparative Cognition Meeting, Toronto, Canada.

Parrish, A. E., & Beran, M. J. (October, 2013). The Delbouef illusion in food portion judgments by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Paper presented at the Association for Consumer Research meeting, Chicago, IL.

Beran, M. J., Perdue, B. M., Parrish, A. E., & Evans, T. A. (August, 2013). Humans and nonhuman primates show similar skill in estimating uncertain outcomes during quantity judgments. Paper presented at Behaviour 2013, a joint meeting of the 33rd International Ethological Conference and the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour, Newcastle, United Kingdom.

Evans, T. A., Perdue, B. M., & Beran, M. J. (August, 2013). Planning to remember: Prospective memory in language-trained chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Paper presented at Behaviour 2013, a joint meeting of the 33rd International Ethological Conference and the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour, Newcastle, United Kingdom.

Perdue, B. M., Evans, T. A., Bramlett, J. L., & Beran, M. J. (August, 2013). Waiting for what comes later: Capuchin monkeys show self-control even for nonvisible delayed rewards. Paper presented at Behaviour 2013, a joint meeting of the 33rd International Ethological Conference and the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour, Newcastle, United Kingdom.

Beran, M. J. (June, 2013). Keeping track of what went where: Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) accurately judge concurrently accumulating quantities. Paper presented at the 36th annual meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Heimbauer, L. A., Beran, M. J., & Owren, M. J. (June, 2013). Cognitive restoration of time-reversed speech by a chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes). Paper presented at the 36th annual meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Parrish, A. E., Perdue, B. M., Evans, T. A., & Beran, M. J. (June, 2013). Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) transfer token to accumulate rewards in a self-control task. Paper presented at the 36th annual meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Beran, M. J. (May, 2013). Do animals have “willpower”? Comparative investigations of self-control. B. F. Skinner invited lecture presented at the 39th annual meeting of the Association of Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Beran, M. J. (May, 2013). Numerical cognition in nonhuman primates: Enumeration, estimation, and calculation. Invited paper presented at the NIH conference entitled Evolutionary Origins and Early Development of Basic Number Processing. Bethesda, MD.

Perdue, B., Gonsiorowski, A., Beran, M., Evans, T., & Williamson, R. (April, 2013). Prospective memory and delay of gratification in 3-year-old children. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Beran, M. J. (March, 2013). Different approaches to inter-temporal choice: What are we measuring? Invited paper presented at the CompCog Program entitled “Concepts and methodologies in the field of intertemporal choice,” Vienna, Austria.

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 to variable partner play in a coordination game. Poster 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.

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.

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