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Presentations

The Comparative Cognition & Perception Lab

CCP Lab members present their work at national and international professional conferences, RIT Undergraduate and Graduate Research Symposiums, and local venues like the Seneca Park Zoo to share our findings with the community.

2017

DeLong, C.M., Fobe, I.*, Wilcox, K.T.*, & O’Leary, T.* (2017, April). Visual discrimination of rotated 2D objects in goldfish (Carassius auratus). Paper to be presented at the 24th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL.

Fobe, I.*, DeLong, C.M., Wright, C., Frye, D.*, & Dami, J.* (2017, April). Visual object recognition in North American river otters (Lontra canadensis). Poster to be presented at the 24th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL.

Burnett, C.*, & DeLong, C.M. (2017, April). Captive orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus) use water as a tool in a problem-solving task. Poster to be presented at the 24th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL.

Fobe, I.*, DeLong, C.M., Wright, C., Frye, D.*, & Dami, J.* (2017, February). Visual object recognition in North American river otters (Lontra canadensis). Poster presented at the RIT Graduate Research and Creativity Symposium, Rochester, NY.

2016

DeLong, C.M. (2016, November). Human listening experiments provide insight into cetacean auditory perception. Paper presented at the 5th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the Acoustical Society of Japan, Honolulu, HI.

DeLong, C.M. (2016, September). Visual object recognition in North American river otters (Lontra canadensis). Paper presented at the National Otter Zookeeper Workshop, Seneca Park Zoo, Rochester, NY.

Burnett, C.*, & DeLong, C.M. (2016, August). Captive orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus) use water as a tool in a problem-solving task. Poster presented at the RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium, Rochester, NY.

Fobe, I.*, O’Leary, T.*, & DeLong, C.M. (2016, April).  An exploration of visual object constancy in goldfish (Carassius auratus). Poster presented at the 23nd Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL.

O’Leary, T.* & DeLong, C.M. (2016, April). An investigation of tool use abilities in young children (Homo sapiens) and orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus). Poster presented at the 23nd Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL.

Fobe, I.*, O’Leary, T.*, & DeLong, C.M. (2016, April).  An exploration of visual object constancy in goldfish (Carassius auratus). Poster presented at the RIT Graduate Research and Creativity Symposium, Rochester, NY.

2015

DeLong, C.M., Dziedzic, B.*, Branstetter, B., Black, A. & Bakhtiari, K. (2015, December). Recognition of frequency-modulated whistle-like sounds by human listeners and a bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Poster presented at the 21st Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, San Francisco, CA.

DeLong, C.M., Dziedzic, B.*, Branstetter, B., Black, A. & Bakhtiari, K. (2015, April). Recognition of frequency-modulated whistle-like sounds by human listeners and a bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Paper presented at the 22nd Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL.

Barbato, S.L.* & DeLong, C.M. (2015, April).  Do fish subitize? Numerical discrimination in goldfish (Carassius auratus). Poster presented at the 22nd Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL.

DeLong, C.M. (2015, February). Object recognition in bottlenose dolphins, humans, and artificial neural networks.  Paper presented at the RIT College of Liberal Arts Stan McKenzie Salon Series, Rochester, NY.

2014

Barbato, S.* & DeLong, C.M. (2014, August).  Training goldfish to discriminate between numerosities. Poster presented at the RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium, Rochester, NY.

Dziedzic, B.* & DeLong, C.M. (2014, August).  Discrimination of simulated dolphin whistles by human listeners. Poster presented at the RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium, Rochester, NY.

Wilcox, K.T.*, & DeLong, C.M.  (2014, May).  Mindfulness meditation and relaxation differentially improve mindfulness and affect, not emotional memory.  Poster presented at the 26th American Psychological Society Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Keller, A.M.* & DeLong, C.M. (2014, March).  Numerical discrimination in goldfish (Carassius auratus). Poster presented at the 21st Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL.

2013

DeLong, C.M., Heberle, A.L.*, Mata, K.*, Dziedzic, B.*, & Au, W.W.L (2013, November). Discrimination of fish prey at different aspect angles by human listeners using dolphin echoes.  Paper presented at the Fall Meeting of the Comparative Cognition Society, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Keller, A.M.* & DeLong, C.M.  (2013, November). A comparison of problem solving and tool use in orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus), raccoons (Procyon lotor), and children (Homo sapiens). Paper presented at the Seneca Park Zoo, Rochester, NY.

DeLong, C.M., Heberle, A.L.*, Mata, K.*, Harley, H.E., & Au, W.W.L. (2013, June). Recognizing objects from multiple orientations using dolphin echoes. Invited paper presented at the 21st International Congress on Acoustics and the 165th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Wisniewski, M.G.*, Mercado, E., III, DeLong, C.M., & Heberle, A.L.* (2013, June). Exploring the capacity of neural networks to recognize objects from dolphin echoes across multiple orientations. Invited paper presented at the 21st International Congress on Acoustics and the 165th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

DeLong, C.M., Keller, A.M.*, Keenan, S.A.*, & Heberle, A.L.* (2013, March). Visual features used by goldfish (Carassius auratus) on a 2D object discrimination task. Poster presented at the 20th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL.

Keller, A.M.* & DeLong, C.M. (2013, March). A comparison of problem solving and tool use in orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus), raccoons (Procyon lotor), and children (Homo sapiens). Poster presented at the 20th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL.

2012

Heberle, A.L.* & DeLong, C.M.  (2012, October). Auditory change detection with common and uncommon sounds.  Poster presented at the 164th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Kansas City, MO.

Wilcox, K.T.*, Wright, C., & DeLong, C.M.  (2012, October). Training North American river otters (Lontra canadensis) to discriminate among objects. Poster presented at the Seneca Park Zoo, Rochester, NY.

Keller, A.M.* & DeLong, C.M. (2012, August). Training goldfish (Carassius auratus) to discriminate among different numerosities.  Poster presented at the RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium, Rochester, NY.

Heberle, A.L.*, Mata, K.*, & DeLong, C.M. (2012, August). View-dependent auditory object recognition by humans listening to dolphin echoes. Poster presented at the RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium, Rochester, NY.

Wilcox, K.T.*, Wright, C., & DeLong, C.M. (2012, August). Training North American river otters (Lontra canadensis) to discriminate among objects. Poster presented at the RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium, Rochester, NY.

Kraemer, K.* & DeLong, C.M. (2012, August). The effect of color on olfactory perception. Poster presented at the RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium, Rochester, NY.

DeLong, C.M., Harley, H.E., Heberle, A.L.*, & Au, W.W.L. (2012, March). Auditory object constancy: Recognition of objects from multiple orientations by human listeners using dolphin echoes. Paper presented at the 19th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL.

Keenan, S.A.*, Heberle, A.L.*, Keller, A.M.*, & DeLong, C.M. (2012, March).  Shape discrimination in goldfish (Carassius auratus). Poster presented at the 19th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL.

2011

DeLong, C.M., Harley, H.E., Heberle, A.L*, & Au, W.W.L.  (2011, November).  Auditory object constancy: Recognition of objects from multiple orientations by human listeners using dolphin echoes.  Paper presented at the 19th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Tampa, FL.

Kannyo, I.* & DeLong, C.M. (2011, November).  The effect of musical training on auditory perception. Poster presented at the 162nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, San Diego, CA.

Heberle, A.L.* & DeLong, C.M. (2011, August). Human listeners can recognize objects from multiple orientations using dolphin echoes.  Poster presented at the RIT Undergraduate Research and Innovation Symposium, Rochester, NY.

Keenan, S.A.*, Heberle, A.L.*, & DeLong, C.M. (2011, August). Training goldfish (Carassius auratus) to discriminate between objects.  Poster presented at the RIT Undergraduate Research and Innovation Symposium, Rochester, NY.

DeLong, C.M., Kannyo, I.*, Benoit-Bird, K. J., & Au, W.W.L. (2011, March). Discrimination of fish prey by human listeners using dolphin and porpoise echolocation signals. Paper presented at the 18th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL.

Keenan, S.A.* & DeLong, C.M. (2011, March). Gestural communication of captive orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus). Poster presented at the 18th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL.

Keenan, S.A.*, & DeLong, C.M.  (2011, February). Gestural communication of captive orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus).  Paper presented at the Seneca Park Zoo, Rochester, NY.

2010

DeLong, C.M.  (2010, September). Object recognition in dolphins and bats. Paper presented at the Seneca Park Zoo, Rochester, NY.

Kannyo, I.* & DeLong, C.M.  (2010, August). Do echolocating dolphins and porpoises use different auditory information to identify fish prey? A human listening study. Paper presented at the RIT Undergraduate Research and Innovation Symposium, Rochester, NY.

Keenan, S.A.* & DeLong, C.M. (2010, August). Gestural communication of orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus). Paper presented at the RIT Undergraduate Research and Innovation Symposium, Rochester, NY.

Kannyo, I.* & DeLong, C.M.  (2010, July).  What type of auditory information is necessary for marine mammals to identify fish prey? A human listening study. Paper presented at the 16th Annual University at Buffalo McNair Research Conference, Buffalo, NY.

2009

DeLong, C.M., Benoit-Bird, K. J., Au, W.W.L., & Kannyo, I.* (2009, October). Discrimination of fish prey by human listeners using dolphin and porpoise echolocation signals.  Poster presented at the 18th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Quebec City, Canada.

DeLong, C.M.  (2009, September).  Object recognition in dolphins and bats. Invited paper presented at the Fifth Animal Sonar Symposium, Kyoto, Japan.

Dr. DeLong's presentations prior to 2009 are not shown.