A.A. Artigas

(Antonio Álvarez Artigas)

Senior Lecturer
Universitat de Barcelona, Departament de Cognició, Desenvolupament i Psicologia de l'Educació
Passeig de la Vall d'Hebron, 171
08035 - Barcelona

Main interests: Perceptual learning; Salience modulation

Two main publications:

  • Artigas, A.A., Contel, D.M., Sansa, J., & Prados, J. (2012). Salience modulation in serial pre-exposure. Implications for perceptual learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 38, 66-73.

  • Artigas, A. A., Chamizo, V. D., & Peris, J. M. (2001). Inhibitory associations between neutral stimuli: A comparative approachAnimal Learning and Behavior, 29, 46-65.  

V.D. Chamizo – Group Coordinator

(Victoria Díez Chamizo)

Professor
Universitat de Barcelona, Departament de Cognició, Desenvolupament i Psicologia de l'Educació
Passeig de la Vall d'Hebron, 171
08035 - Barcelona

Main interests: Spatial learning and cognition; Associative learning

Two main publications:

  • Chamizo, V.D., Rodríguez, C.A., Espinet, A., & Mackintosh, N.J. (2012). Generalization decrement and not overshadowing by associative competition among pairs of landmarks in a navigation task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes , 38, 255-265.  

  • Chamizo, V.D. (2003). Acquisition of knowledge about spatial location: Assessing the generality of the mechanism of learning. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology , 56B, 107-119.

T. Rodrigo

(Teresa Rodrigo)

Head of Animal Facility
Universitat de Barcelona, Experimental Animal Psychology Unit
Passeig de la Vall d'Hebron, 171
08035 - Barcelona

Main interests: Animal learning and behavior

Two main publications:

  • Rodrigo, T., Chamizo, V.D., McLaren, I.P.L., & Mackintosh, N.J. (1997): Blocking in the spatial domain. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 23, 110-118.

  • Sansa, J, Rodrigo, T., Santamaría, J., Manteiga, R., & Chamizo, V.D. (2009): Conditioned inhibition in the spatial domain. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 35, 566-577.

I. Barberia

(Itxaso Barberia)

Lecturer
Universitat de Barcelona, Departament de Cognició, Desenvolupament i Psicologia de l'Educació
Passeig de la Vall d'Hebron, 171
08035 - Barcelona

Main interests: Causal learning

Two main publications:

  • Barberia, I., Baetu, I., Sansa, J., & Baker, A.G. (2010). Choosing optimal causal backgrounds for causal discovery. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63, 2413-2431.

  • Barbería, I, Baetu, I., Sansa, J., & Baker, A.G. (2014). When is a cause the "same"? Incoherent generalization across contexts. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology,67, 281-303.   

J. Sansa

(Joan Sansa Aguilar)

Senior Lecturer
Universitat de Barcelona, Departament de Cognició, Desenvolupament i Psicologia de l'Educació
Passeig de la Vall d'Hebron, 171
08035 - Barcelona

Main interests: Associative learning; Eating behavior; Inhibitory conditioning

Two main publications:

  • Barberia, I., Baetu, I., Sansa, J., & Baker, A.G. (2010). Choosing optimal causal backgrounds for causal discovery. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63, 2413-2431.

  • Sansa, J., Rodrigo T., Santamaría J., Manteiga R.D., & Chamizo, V.D. (2009). Conditioned inhibition in the spatial domain Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 35, 566-577.  

J.B. Trobalon

(Josep Batista Trobalon)

Senior Lecturer and Dean of the Faculty of Psychology
Universitat de Barcelona, Departament de Cognició, Desenvolupament i Psicologia de l'Educació
Passeig de la Vall d'Hebron, 171
08035 - Barcelona

Main interests: Preexposure learning: A comparative approach

Two main publications:

  • Toro, J.M., Trobalon, J.B., & Sebastián-Gallés, N. (2005). The effects of backward speech and speacker variability in language discrimination by rats. Journal of Experimental Psychology-Animal Behavior Processes, 31, 95-100.

  • Trobalon, J.B., Miguelez, D., McLaren, I.P.L., & Mackintosh, N.J (2003). Intradimensional and extradimensional shifts in spatial learning Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 29, 143-152.  

M.N. Torres

(Marta N. Torres)

Collaborator and Research Technician

Main interests: Sex differences; Navigation strategies

Two main publications:

  • Torres, M.N., Rodríguez, C.A., Chamizo, V.D., & Mackintosh, N.J. (2014): Landmark vs. geometry learning: Explaining female rasts’ selective preference for a landmark Psicológica, 35, 81-100.

  • Chamizo, V.D., Rodríguez, C.A., Torres, I., Torres, M.N., & Mackintosh, N.J. (2014): What makes a landmark effective?: Sex differences in a navigation task Learning and Behavior, 42, 348-356.

Ex-members:

C.A. Rodríguez, Post-doc Researcher, Universitat de Barcelona (working now outside academia).

A. Cosculluela, Senior Lecturer, Universitat de Barcelona (retired).

A. Espinet, Senior Lecturer, Universidad de Málaga (retired).

Professor N.J. Mackintosh †, Universitat of Cambridge (deceased). Last tribute in Barcelona: View link

J.A. Vidal, Senior Lecturer, Universitat de Barcelona (member until 2010).

J.M. Peris †, Senior Lecturer, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (deceased).