Selected publications

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What cognitive strategies do orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) use to solve a trial-unique puzzle-tube task incorporating multiple obstacles?
Tecwyn, E. C., Thorpe, S. K. S., & Chappell, J.
Animal Cognition, 15(1):121-133 (2012).
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How to build an information gathering and processing system: Lessons from naturally and artificially intelligent systems
Chappell, J., Demery, Z. P., Arriola-Rios, V. and Sloman, A.
Behavioural Processes, 89(2):179-186 (2012).
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Vision, touch and object manipulation in Senegal parrots Poicephalus senegalus
Demery, Z. P., Chappell, J., and Martin, G. R.
Proc. R. Soc. B, 278:3687-3693 (2011).
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Making tools isn't child's play.
Beck, S. R., Apperly, I. A., Chappell, J., Guthrie, C., & Cutting, N.
Cognition, 119:149-312 (2011).
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AIā€Inspired Biology: Does AI Have Something to Contribute to Biology?
Chappell, J. and Thorpe, S.
In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on AI Inspired Biology: A Symposium at the AISB 2010 Convention, Leicester, UK, Chappell, J. et al. (eds). (2010).

Computational cognitive epigenetics
A. Sloman and J. Chappell
Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 30:375-376 (2007)
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Natural and artificial meta-configured altricial information-processing systems
J. Chappell and A. Sloman
International Journal of Unconventional Computing, 3:211-239 (2007)
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Long Term Requirements for Cognitive Robotics
A. Sloman and J. Wyatt and N. Hawes and J. Chappell and G. M. Kruijff
In: Proceedings CogRob2006, The Fifth International Cognitive Robotics Workshop. The AAAI-06 Workshop on Cognitive Robotics (2006)

Cognitive adaptations for tool-related behaviour in New Caledonian crows
A. Kacelnik, J. Chappell, A. A. S. Weir and B. Kenward
In: Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence, Eds. E. A. Wasserman and T. R. Zentall. pp. 515-528 (2006), Oxford University Press
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Avian cognition: Understanding tool use
J. Chappell
Current Biology, 16:R244-R245 (2006)
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Living with the trickster: Crows, ravens, and human culture
J. Chappell
PLoS Biology, 4:e14 (2006)
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The Altricial-Precocial Spectrum for Robots
A. Sloman and J. Chappell
Proceedings IJCAI'05, Edinburgh, pp. 1187-1192 (2005)
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Altricial self-organising information-processing systems
A. Sloman and J. Chappell
AISB Quarterly, 121:5-7 (2005)
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Tool use and manufacture in birds
A. Kacelnik , J. Chappell, A. A. S. Weir and B. Kenward
In: Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, Ed. M. Bekoff, 3:1067-1069 (2005)

Lateralisation of tool use in New Caledonian crows (Corvus moneduloides)
A. A. S. Weir, B. Kenward, J. Chappell and A. Kacelnik
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B (Suppl.), 271:S344-S346 (2004)
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Morphology and sexual dimorphism of the New Caledonian crow Corvus moneduloides, with notes on its behaviour and ecology
B. Kenward, C. Rutz, A. A. S. Weir, J. Chappell and A. Kacelnik
Ibis, 146:652-660 (2004)
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Selection of tool diameter by New Caledonian crows Corvus moneduloides
J. Chappell and A. Kacelnik
Animal Cognition, 7:121-127 (2004)
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Shaping of hooks in New Caledonian crows
A. A. S. Weir, J. Chappell and A. Kacelnik
Science, 297:981 (2002)
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Tool selectivity in a non-mammal, the New Caledonian crow (Corvus moneduloides)
J. Chappell and A. Kacelnik
Animal Cognition, 5:71-78 (2002)
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