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Michael P Domjan

Professor Ph.D., McMaster University

Michael P Domjan

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Biography

Michael Domjan has been studying behavioral mechanisms of learning, primarily in animals, for nearly four decades. He is especially noted for his functional approach to classical conditioning, which he has pursued in studies of sexual conditioning and taste aversion learning. His research was selected for a MERIT Award by the National Institutes of Mental Health, as well as a Golden Fleece Award by United States Senator William Proxmire. He served as Editor of the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes and was recipient of the G. Stanley Hall Award from the American Psychological Association. He is a past President of the Pavlovian Society and the Division of Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology of the American Psychological Association. He served as Chair of the Department of Psychology at The University of Texas at Austin from 1999 to 2005, and was the founding Director of the Imaging Research Center, from 2005-2008. His textbook, Principles of Learning and Behavior, is now in its 6th edition and has been widely used for a quarter century in the United States, Canada, and various countries in Europe and South America. After more than 30 years of uninterrupted federal funding for his animal research, Domjan recently closed his laboratory to concentrate on teaching and other scholarly activities.

Interests

Basic behavioral mechanisms of learning, Pavlovian conditioning, evolutionary constraints on learning, and learning and other psychological processes in music

PSY 391N • Learning And Memory

43885 • Fall 2014
Meets TTH 930am-1100am SEA 1.332
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Same as Neuroscience 391N. Presentation of contemporary approaches to the study of conditioning and learning at the behavioral level. Focuses on empirical data and theoretical analysis of acquisition and performance in Pavlovian and instrumental conditioning. Includes discussion of habituation, sensitization, stimulus control, and other paradigms for studying cognitive processes in nonverbal organisms. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

PSY 194Q • Ethical Issues In Psychology

43905 • Fall 2014
Meets M 1100am-1200pm SEA 1.332
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Seminars in Clinical Psychology. One or three lecture hours a wekk for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

PSY 194Q • Ethical Issues In Psychology

44270 • Spring 2014
Meets M 1100am-1200pm SEA 1.332
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Seminars in Clinical Psychology. One or three lecture hours a wekk for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

PSY 391N • Learning And Memory

43915 • Fall 2013
Meets TTH 930am-1100am SEA 1.332
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Same as Neuroscience 391N. Presentation of contemporary approaches to the study of conditioning and learning at the behavioral level. Focuses on empirical data and theoretical analysis of acquisition and performance in Pavlovian and instrumental conditioning. Includes discussion of habituation, sensitization, stimulus control, and other paradigms for studying cognitive processes in nonverbal organisms. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

PSY 341K • Contemp Issues/Ethics In Psych

43405 • Spring 2013
Meets TTH 200pm-330pm SEA 4.242
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Topics of contemporary interest that may vary from semester to semester. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Electrical Engineering 351K, Government 350K, Mathematics 316, 362K, Mechanical Engineering 335, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309, Statistics and Scientific Computation 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 318.

PSY 194Q • Ethical Issues In Psychology

43595 • Spring 2013
Meets F 100pm-200pm SEA 4.242
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Seminars in Clinical Psychology. One or three lecture hours a wekk for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

PSY 391N • Learning And Memory

43450 • Fall 2012
Meets TTH 930am-1100am SEA 4.242
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Presentation of contemporary approaches to the study of conditioning and learning at the behavioral level. Focuses on empirical data and theoretical analysis of acquisition and performance in Pavlovian and instrumental conditioning. Includes discussion of habituation, sensitization, stimulus control, and other paradigms for studying cognitive processes in nonverbal organisms.

PSY 326K • Prins Of Condition & Learning

43200 • Spring 2012
Meets TTH 930am-1100am NOA 1.126
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The course has three major aims. The first is for students to gain mastery of the basic concepts, technical vocabulary, and research methods of the field of conditioning and learning. The second is for students to become adept in recognizing the relevance of conditioning and learning in their personal lives, the world around them, and in other areas of psychology. The third aim is to encourage students to become more objective in how they view behavior and more critical in how they think about explanations of behavior.

PSY 194Q • Ethical Issues In Psychology

43455 • Spring 2012
Meets F 1100am-1200pm SEA 4.242
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Seminars in Clinical Psychology. One or three lecture hours a wekk for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

PSY 391N • Learning And Memory

43330 • Fall 2011
Meets TTH 930am-1100am SEA 4.242
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Same as Neuroscience 391N. Presentation of contemporary approaches to the study of conditioning and learning at the behavioral level. Focuses on empirical data and theoretical analysis of acquisition and performance in Pavlovian and instrumental conditioning. Includes discussion of habituation, sensitization, stimulus control, and other paradigms for studying cognitive processes in nonverbal organisms. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

PSY 326K • Prins Of Condition & Learning

43705 • Spring 2011
Meets TTH 930am-1100am NOA 1.126
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Content

The course deals with basic forms of learning that are involved in learning emotional and motor movements and relationships between events. The emphasis will be on implicit and procedural learning rather than episodic or declarative learning. The learning principles include habituation, Pavlovian and instrumental conditioning, discrimination learning, memory mechanisms, and categorization. The course has a strong behavioral and experimental emphasis. It covers both theory and experimental methodology, with a critical eye to the evidence available to justify particular theoretical interpretations. The basic principles of learning will be illustrated by examples from common experience and from applications in educational and clinical situations. However, many of the principles were initially identified in research with laboratory animals.

Grading Policy

The course will consist of a series of lectures, but students are encouraged to ask questions and offer comments. The information presented in class will follow the textbook on some occasions and expand on the text at other times. Test questions will be based on both the assigned readings and the material covered in class. Two mid-term examinations and a comprehensive final examination will be administered. In addition, students will be required to submit 10 reaction papers out of a maximum of 12 possible.

Text

Principles of Learning and Behavior, 6th edition, by M. Domjan, Wadsworth/Cengage, 2010

PSY 391N • Learning And Memory

43290 • Fall 2010
Meets TTH 930am-1100am SEA 4.242
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Presentation and analysis of recent and current theoretical developments in learning and motivation. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. A core course option. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

PSY 326K • Prins Of Condition & Learning

43105 • Spring 2009
Meets TTH 1100-1230pm NOA 1.124
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Laws of animal and human learning, and the underlying mechanisms. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisites: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Governement 350K, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

Publications

Domjan, M. P.  (1969).  Superstitious escape in the albino rat.  The Psychological Record, 19, 53-58.

Domjan, M. P., & Rowell, J. W.  (1969).  The effects of escape conditioning and shock intensity on responding during inescapable shock.   Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 12, 1045-1048.

Domjan, M.P., & Rowell, J.W.  (1969.)  Discrimination between escapable and inescapable shock.  Psychological Reports, 24, 111-114.

Domjan, M. P., & DuNann, D. H.   (1969).  Contingency management in an introductory laboratory course.  Midwest Education Review, 1, 35-46.

Siegel, S., & Domjan, M.  (1971).  Backward conditioning as an inhibitory procedure. Learning and Motivation, 2, 1-11.

Domjan, M., & Siegel, S.  (1971).  Conditioned suppression following CS preexposure. Psychonomic Science, 25, 11-12.

Domjan, M., & Wilson, N. E. (1972).  Specificity of cue to consequency in aversion learning in the rat.  Psychonomic Science, 26, 143-145.

Domjan, M., & Wilson, N. E.  (1972) . Contribution of ingestive behaviors to taste-aversion learning in the rat. Journal of Comparative and  Physiological Psychology, 80, 403-412.

Domjan, M.  (1972).  CS preexposure in taste-aversion learning: Effects of deprivation and preexposure duration.  Learning and Motivation, 3, 389-402.

Domjan, M.  (1973).  Role of ingestion in odor-toxicosis learning in the rat.  Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 84, 507-521.

Siegel, S., & Domjan, M.  (1974). The inhibitory effect of backward conditioning as a function of the number of backward pairings. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 4, 122-124.

Domjan, M., & Bowman, T. G.  (1974).  Learned safety and the CS-US delay gradient in taste-aversion learning.  Learning and Motivation, 5, 409-423.

Domjan, M.  (1975).  Indeterminacy of preparedness. Review of “Biological Boundaries of Learning,” M. E. P. Seligman & J. L. Hager, Eds.,Contemporary Psychology, 20, 366-367.

Domjan, M.  (1975).  Poison-induced neophobia in rats: Role of stimulus generalization of conditioned taste aversions. Animal Learning & Behavior, 3, 205-211.

Domjan, M.  (1975).  The nature of the thirst stimulus: A factor in conditioned taste-aversion behavior.  Physiology & Behavior, 14, 809-813.

Domjan, M.  (1976).  Determinants of the enhancement of flavored-water intake by prior exposure.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 2, 17-27.

Domjan, M., & Gillan, D.  (1976.).  Role of novelty in the aversion for increasingly concentrated saccharin solutions.  Physiology  & Behavior, 16, 537-542.

Domjan, M., Gillan, D., & Trent, J. M.  (1976).  Reinforcing properties of novel and familiar solutions of saccharin for rats. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 7, 151-153.

Domjan, M.  (1977).  Selective suppression of drinking during a limited period following aversive drug treatment in rats.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 3, 66-76.

Domjan, M., & Levy, C. J.  (1977).  Taste aversions conditioned by the aversiveness of insulin and formalin: Role of CS specificity.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 3, 119-131.

Domjan, M., & Gregg, B.  (1977).  Long-delay backward taste-aversion conditioning with lithium.  Physiology & Behavior, 18, 59-62.

Domjan, M.  (1977).  Attenuation and enhancement of neophobia for edible substances.  In L.M. Barker, M. Best, and M. Domjan (Eds.), Learning mechanisms in food selection.   Waco, Texas:  Baylor University Press.

Gillan, D. J., & Domjan, M.  (1977).  Taste-aversion conditioning with expected versus unexpected drug treatment. Journal of Experimental  Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 3, 297-309.

Domjan, M., & Best, M. R.  (1977). Paradoxical effects of unconditioned stimulus preexposure:  Interference with and conditioning of a taste aversion. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 3, 310-321.

Domjan, M., & Gillan, D. J.  (1977).  After-effects of lithium-conditioned stimuli on consummatory behavior.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 3, 322-334.

Domjan, M., Schorr, R., & Best, M. R.  (1977).  Early environmental influences on conditioned and unconditioned ingestional and locomotor behaviors. Developmental Psychobiology, 6, 499-506.

Best, M. R., Domjan, M., & Haskins, W. L.  (1978).  Long-term retention of flavor familiarization:  Effects of number and amount of prior exposures. Behavioral Biology, 23, 95-99.

Domjan, M.  (1978).  Effects of proximal unconditioned stimulus preexposure on ingestional aversions learned as a result of taste presentation following drug treatment.  Animal Learning & Behavior, 6, 133-142.

Gregg, B., Kittrell, E. M., Domjan, M., & Amsel, A.  (1978).  Ingestional aversion learning in preweanling rats.  Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 92, 785-795.

Domjan, M., Foster, K., & Gillan, D. J.  (1979).  Effects of distribution of the drug unconditioned stimulus on taste-aversion learning.  Physiology  & Behavior, 23, 931-938.

Best, M. R., & Domjan, M.  (1979).  Characteristics of the lithium-mediated proximal US preexposure effect on flavor-aversion conditioning. Animal Learning  & Behavior, 7, 433-440.

Domjan, M., Gillan, D. J., & Gemberling, G. A.  (1980).  Aftereffects of lithium-conditioned stimuli on consummatory behavior in the presence and absence of the drug. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 6, 49-64.

Domjan, M.  (1980).  Ingestional aversion learning: Unique and general processes. In J. S. Rosenblatt, R. A. Hinde, C. Beer, and M. Busnel (Eds.), Advances in the study of behavior, 11, 275-336. New York:  Academic Press.

Domjan, M., & Gemberling, G. A.  (1980).  Effects of expected versus unexpected proximal US preexposure on taste-aversion learning.  Animal Learning & Behavior, 8, 204-210.

Gemberling, G. A., Domjan, M., & Amsel, A.  (1980).  Aversion learning in 5-day-old rats: Taste-toxicosis and texture-shock associations.  Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 94, 734-745.

Domjan, M., Gemberling, G. A., & Gillan, D. J. 1980. Increased drinking stimulated by exposure to lithium-conditioned taste cues: Effects of conditioning trials and drug dose.  Pharmacology Biochemistry & Behavior, 12, 789-795.

Domjan, M.  (1980).  Effects of the intertrial interval on taste-aversion learning in rats.  Physiology & Behavior, 25, 117-125.

Domjan, M., & Best, M. R.  (1980).  Interference with ingestional aversion learning produced by preexposure to the unconditioned stimulus: Associative and nonassociative aspects.  Learning and Motivation, 11, 522-537.

Miller, V., & Domjan, M.  (1981).  Selective sensitization induced by lithium malaise and footshock in rats.  Behavioral and Neural Biology, 31, 42-55.

Miller, V., & Domjan, M.  (1981).  Specificity of cue to consequence in aversion learning in the rat:  Control for US-induced differential orientations.  Animal Learning & Behavior, 9, 339-345.

Gemberling, G. A., & Domjan, M.  (1982).  Selective associations in one-day-old rats: Taste-toxicosis and texture-shock aversion learning.  Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 96, 105-113.

Domjan, M., Miller, V., & Gemberling, G. A. 1982.  Note on aversion learning to the shape of food by monkeys.  Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 38, 87-91.

Domjan, M., & Hanlon, M. J. (1982).  Poison-avoidance learning to food-related tactile stimuli:  Avoidance of texture cues by rats. Animal Learning & Behavior, 10, 293-300.

Domjan, M.  (1982). Selective associations in aversion learning.  In M. L. Commons, R. J. Herrnstein, and A. R. Wagner (Eds.) Quantitative analyses of behavior Vol.3, Cambridge, MA:  Ballinger.

Domjan, M.  (1983).  Biological constraints on instrumental and classical conditioning:  Implications for general process theory.  In G. H. Bower (Ed.) The psychology of learning and motivation, 17, 215-277. New York:  Academic Press.

Domjan, M., & Siegel, S. (1983). Attenuation of the aversive and analgesic effects of morphine by repeated administration:  Different mechanisms.  Physiological Psychology, 11, 155-158.

Domjan, M., & Galef, B. G. Jr. (1983). Biological constraints on instrumental and classical conditioning: Retrospect and prospect.  Animal Learning & Behavior, 11, 151-161.

Domjan, M.  (1983).  Biological constraints and the pursuit of general theories of learning. In R. L. Mellgren (Ed.), Animal cognition and behavior. Amsterdam:  North Holland.

Domjan, M.  (1985). Cue-consequence specificity and long-delay learning revisited. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 443, 54-66.

Domjan, M.  (1985).  Evolution of biological thinking in learning. Review of biological factors in learning. M. D. Zeiler and P. Harzem (Eds.), Contemporary Psychology, 30, 107-109.

Domjan, M., & Hall, S.  (1986).  Determinants of social proximity in Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica):  Male behavior. Journal of Comparative  Psychology, 100, 59-67.

Domjan, M., & Hall, S.  (1986).  Sexual dimorphism in the social proximity behavior of Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica).  Journal of Comparative Psychology, 100, 68-71.

Domjan, M., & Kurth, S.  (1986).  Effects of novelty on the reproductive behavior of male Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica).  Journal of Comparative Psychology, 100, 203-207.

Domjan, M., Lyons, R., North, N. C., & Bruell, J.  (1986).  Sexual Pavlovian conditioned approach behavior in male Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 100, 413-421.

Domjan, M.  (1987).  Photoperiodic and endocrine control of social proximity behavior in male Japanese quail(Coturnix coturnix japonica). Behavioral Neuroscience, 101, 385-392.

Domjan, M., & Hollis, K. L.  (1988).  Reproductive behavior: A potential model system for adaptive specializations in learning. In R. C. Bolles and M. D. Beecher (Eds.), Evolution and Learning. (pp. 213-238) Hillsdale, NJ:  Erlbaum.

Domjan, M.  (1987) . Comparative psychology and the study of animal learning. Invited paper in celebration of 100 years of the Journal of Comparative Psychology, 101, 237-241.

Domjan, M.  (1987).  Animal learning comes of age.  American Psychologist, 42, 556-564.

Domjan, M., & Nash, S.  (1988).  Stimulus control of social behavior in male Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica). Animal Behaviour, 36, 1006-1015.

Domjan, M., O'Vary, D., & Greene, P.  (1988).  Conditioning of appetitive and consummatory sexual behavior in male Japanese quail. Journal of the  Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 50, 505-519.

Domjan, M., Greene, P., & North, N. C.  (1989).  Contextual conditioning and the control of copulatory behavior by species-specific sign stimuli in male Japanese quail. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 15, 147-153.

Domjan, M., & Nash, S.  (1989).  Conditioning of sexual and reproductive behavior: Extending the hegemony to the propagation of species.  Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 12, 138-139.

Nash, S., Domjan, M., & Askins, M.  (1989).  Sexual discrimination learning in male Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica).  Journal of Comparative  Psychology, 103, 347-358.

Domjan, M. (1990).  Modification of sexual behavior through conditioning: An avian model. In J. R. Feierman (Ed.), Pedophilia:  Biosocial dimensions., pp. 242-273.  New York:  Springer-Verlag.

Domjan, M., & Ravert, R. D.  (1991).  Discriminating the sex of conspecifics by male Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica).  Journal of Comparative Psychology, 105, 157-164.

Nash, S., & Domjan, M.  (1991).  Learning to discriminate the sex of conspecifics in male Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica):  Tests of "biological constraints".  Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Animal Behavior Processes, 17, 342-353.

Domjan, M.  (1991).  Review of “Behavioral analysis and biological factors” and “Contemporary learning theories”.  American Journal of Psychology, 104, 306-310.

Domjan, M.  (1992).  Animal learning and mate choice:  Possibilities and experimental evidence.  American Zoologist, 32, 48-61.

Domjan, M., Huber-McDonald, M., & Holloway, K. S.  (1992).  Conditioning copulatory behavior to an artificial object:  Efficacy of stimulus fading.  Animal Learning & Behavior, 20, 350-362.

Domjan, M., Akins, C., & Vandergriff, D. H.  (1992).  Increased responding to female stimuli as a result of sexual experience:  Tests of mechanisms of learning.  Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 45B, 139-157.

Crawford, L. L., & Domjan, M.  (1993).  Sexual approach conditioning:  Omission contingency tests.  Animal Learning & Behavior, 21, 42-50.

Holloway, K. S., & Domjan, M.  (1993).  Sexual approach conditioning:  Unconditioned stimulus factors.  Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Animal Behavior Processes, 19, 38-46.

Holloway, K. S. & Domjan, M.  (1993).  Sexual approach conditioning:  Tests of unconditioned stimulus devaluation using hormone manipulations.  Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Animal Behavior Processes, 19, 47-55.

Crawford, L. L., Holloway, K. S., & Domjan, M. (1993).  The nature of sexual reinforcement.  Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 60, 55-66.

Crawford, L. L., Akins, C. K., & Domjan, M. (1994).  Stimulus control of  copulatory behavior in sexually naive male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica): Effects of test context and stimulus movement. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 108, 252-261.

Köksal, F., Domjan, M., & Weisman, G. (1994).  Blocking of the sexual conditioning of differentially effective conditioned stimulus objects.  Animal Learning & Behavior, 22, 103-111.

Akins, C.K.,  Domjan, M., & Gutiérrez, G.  (1994).  Topography of sexually conditioned behavior in male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) depends on the CS-US interval.   Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Animal Behavior Processes, 20, 199-209.

Domjan, M. (1994).  Formulation of a behavior system for sexual conditioning.  Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 1, 421-428.

Hilliard, S., & Domjan, M. (1995).  Effects of sexual conditioning of devaluing the US through satiation.  Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 48B, 84-92.

Domjan, M., & Purdy, J. E. (1995). Animal research in psychology. American Psychologist, 50, 496-503. [Reprinted in B. M. Jubilan (Ed.), (1997). Annual Editions: Biopsychology, Guilford, CN: Dushkin/McGraw Hill; also Psy Chi Newsletter, 1996, 22, 8-13.]

Crawford, L. L., & Domjan, M. (1995). Second-order sexual conditioning in male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). Animal Learning & Behavior, 23, 327-334.

Crawford, L. L., & Domjan, M. (1996). Conditioned inhibition of social approach in male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) using visual exposure to a female. Behavioural Processes, 36, 163-169.

Gutiérrez, G., & Domjan, M. (1996). Learning and male-male sexual competition in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 110, 170-175.

Burns, M., & Domjan, M. (1996). Sign tracking versus goal tracking in the sexual conditioning of male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 22, 297-306.

Domjan, M., & Purdy, J. E. (1996). Teaching about animal research in psychology. American Psychologist, 51, 979-980.

Akins, C. K., & Domjan, M. (1996). The topography of sexually conditioned behaviour: Effects of a Trace Interval. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 49B, 346-356.

Hilliard, S., Nguyen, M., & Domjan, M. (1997). One-trial appetitive conditioning in the sexual behavior system. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 4, 237-241.

Mills, A. D., Crawford, L. L., Domjan, M., & Faure, J. M. (1997). The behavior of the Japanese or domestic quail, Coturnix japonica.  Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 21, 261-281.

Gutiérrez, G., & Domjan, M. (1997). Differences in the sexual conditioned behavior of male and female Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 111, 135-142.

Domjan, M. (1997). Behavior systems and the demise of equipotentiality: Historical antecedents and evidence from sexual conditioning. In M. E. Bouton and M. S. Fanselow (Eds.) Learning, motivation, and cognition. (pp. 31-51). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Villarreal, R., & Domjan, M. (1998). Pavlovian conditioning of social–affiliative behavior in the Mongolian gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 112, 26-35.

Domjan, M. (1998). Going wild in the laboratory: Learning about species typical cues. In D. L. Medin (Ed.), The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, 38, 155-186. San Diego: Academic Press.

Domjan, M., & Holloway, K. S.  (1998). Sexual learning. In G. Greenberg and M. M. Haraway (Eds.), Comparative psychology: A handbook. (pp. 602-613). New York: Garland.

Cusato, B., & Domjan, M. (1998). Special efficacy of sexual conditioned stimuli that include species typical cues: Tests with a CS preexposure design. Learning and Motivation, 29, 152-167.

Hilliard, S., Domjan, M., Nguyen, M., & Cusato, B. (1998). Dissociation of conditioned appetitive and consummatory sexual behavior: Satiation and extinction tests. Animal Learning & Behavior, 26, 20-33.

Domjan, M., & Crawford, L. L. (1998). Condicionamiento sexual de la conducta instrumental. (Sexual conditioning of instrumental behavior.) In R. Ardila, W. L. López, M. Pérez-Acosta, R. Quiñones, and F. D. Reyes (Eds.), Manual de análisis experimental del comportanmiento (pp. 401-419). Madrid: Biblioteca Nueva.

Purdy, J. E., & Domjan, M. (1998). Tactics in theory of mind research. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 21, 129-130.

Domjan, M., Blesbois, E., & Williams, J. (1998). The adaptive significance of sexual conditioning: Pavlovian control of sperm release. Psychological Science, 9, 411-415.

Burns, M., Domjan, M., & Mills, A. D. (1998). Effects of genetic selection for fearfulness or social reinstatement behavior on adult social and sexual behavior in domestic quail (Coturnix japonica). Psychobiology, 26, 249-257.

Köksal, F., & Domjan, M. (1998). Observational conditioning of sexual behavior in the domesticated quail. Animal Learning & Behavior, 26, 427-432.

Çetinkaya, H., & Domjan, M. (1998). An automated technique for the study of cyclic fluctuations in sexual motivation in an avian species. Behavioral Research Methods, Instrumentation, & Computers, 30, 667-673.

Burns, M., & Domjan, M. (2000). Sign tracking in domesticated quail with one trial a day. Generality across CS and US parameters. Animal Learning & Behavior, 28, 109-119.

Domjan, M., Cusato, B., & Villarreal, R. (2000). Pavlovian Feed-Forward Mechanisms in the Control of Social Behavior. Behavioral and Brain Sciences,23,235-249. (Target Article). 

Domjan, M., Cusato, B., & Villarreal, R. (2000). Extensions, elaborations, and explanations of the role of evolution and learning in the control of social behavior. Behavioral and Brain Sciences,23,269-282. (Reply to commentaries).

Domjan, M. (2000). Animal learning and behavior: Theoretical issues. In A. E. Kazdin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology, Vol. 1 (pp. 179-182). Washington, D.C./New York: American Psychological Association and Oxford University Press.

Domjan, M. & Grau, J. E. (2000). Avoidance learning. In A. E. Kazdin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology, Vol. 1 (pp. 353-357). Washington, D.C./New York: American Psychological Association and Oxford University Press.

Domjan, M. (2000). Learning: Overview. In A. E. Kazdin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology, Vol. 5 (pp.1-3). Washington, D.C./New York: American Psychological Association and Oxford University Press.

Domjan, M. & Burns, M. (2000). Learning theories. In A. E. Kazdin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology, Vol. 5 (pp.34-40). Washington, D.C./New York: American Psychological Association and Oxford University Press.

Domjan, M. (2000). Sexual conditioning. In A. E. Kazdin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology, Vol. 7 (pp.241-242). Washington, D.C./New York: American Psychological Association and Oxford University Press.

Cusato, B., & Domjan, M. (2000). Facilitation of appetitive conditioning with naturalistic conditioned stimuli: CS and US factors. Animal Learning and Behavior, 28, 247-256.

Domjan, M. (2000). General process learning theory: Challenges from response and stimulus factors. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 13, 101-118.

Burns, M., & Domjan, M. (2001). Topography of spatially directed conditioned responding: Effects of context and trial duration. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 27, 269-278.

Burns, M., & Domjan, M. (2001). Plus maze experiments and the boundary conditions of the dynamic field model. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24, 35-36.

Domjan, M. (2002). Cognitive modulation of sexual behavior. In M. Bekoff & C. Allen (Eds.) The cognitive animal. (pp. 89-95). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Domjan, M., & Krause, M. A. (2002). Research productivity in animal learning from 1953-2000. Animal Learning & Behavior, 30, 282-285.

Krause, M. A., Cusato, B.,& Domjan, M. (2003). Extinction of conditioned sexual responses in male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica): Role of species typical cues. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 117, 76-86.

Domjan, M. (2003). Stepping out of the box in considering the C/T ratio. Behavioural Processes, 62, 103-114.

Domjan, M., Mahometa, M., & Mills, A. D. (2003). Relative contributions of the male and female to sexual behavior and reproductive success in the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 117, 391-399.

Domjan, M. (2004). Through the roof. APS Observer, Vol. 17, no. 6. http://www.psychologicalscience.org/observer/getArticle.cfm?id=1591

Köksal, F., Domjan, M., Kurt, A., Sertel, Ö., Sabiha, Ö., Bowers, R., & Kumru, G. (2004). An animal model of fetishism. Behavioural Research and Therapy, 42, 1421-1434.

Domjan, M., Cusato, B., & Krause, M. (2004). Learning with arbitrary versus ecological conditioned stimuli: Evidence from sexual conditioning. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 11, 232-246.

Mahometa, M. J., & Domjan, M. (2005). Classical conditioning increases reproductive success in Japanese quail, Coturnix japonica. Animal Behaviour, 69, 983-989. 

Domjan, M. (2005). Pavlovian conditioning: A functional perspective. Annual Review of Psychology,56, 179-206.

Domjan, M. (2006). Ecological and functional perspectives on Pavlovian conditioning. In Q. Jing, M. R. Rosenzweig, G. d’Ydewalle,  H. Zhang, H.-C. Chen, and K. Zhang (Eds.) Psychological science around the world. Vol. 1: Neural, cognitive, and developmental issues. (pp. 73-93). (Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Psychology, Beijing). Hove and New York: Psychology Press.

Domjan, M., & Can, A. (2006). Sexual conditioning methods: Theoretical and practical considerations. In M. J. Anderson (Ed.), Tasks and techniques: A sampling of the methodologies for the investigation of animal learning, behavior, and cognition. (pp. 145-162).  New York: Nova Science.

Çetinkaya, H., & Domjan, M. (2006). Sexual fetishism in a quail (Coturnix japonica) model system: Test of reproductive success. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 120, 427-432.

Matthews, R. N., Domjan, M., Ramsey, M., & Crews, D. (2007). Learning effects on sperm competition and reproductive fitness. Psychological Science, 18, 758-762.

Domjan, M. (2008). Claiming credit in the interdisciplinary age. APS Observer, 21, 14-18. http://www.psychologicalscience.org/observer/getArticle.cfm?id=2324

Can, A., Delille, Y., & Domjan, M. (2007). Sexual experience modulates neuronal activity in male Japanese quail. Hormones and Behavior, 52, 590-599.

Domjan, M. (2008). From taste aversion to sexual conditioning and back: Reflections on 40 years in the lab. Conditioned taste aversion: An annotated bibliography. Highlights, February, 2008, http://www.ctalearning.com/highlights.asp.

Domjan, M. (2008). Adaptive specializations and generality of the laws of classical and instrumental conditioning. In J. Byrne (Ed.) Learning and Memory: A comprehensive reference. (Vol. 1, Learning and Behavior Theory, R. Menzel, Ed.,pp. 327-340.)Oxford: Elsevier.

Domjan, M. (2009). Foreword: Evolution and maturation of CTA research. In S. Reilly and T. R. Schachtman (Eds.), Conditioned taste aversion Behavioral and neural processes (pp. xi-xv).  New York: Oxford University Press.

Domjan, M., & Akins, C. K. (2011). Applications of  Pavlovian conditioning to sexual behavior and reproduction. In T. R. Schachtman and S. Reilly (Eds.), Associative learning and conditioning theory: Human and non-human applications. (pp. 507-531). New York: Oxford University Press.

Matthews, R. N., & Domjan, M. (2011). Selecciónsexual: competencia de esperma, sistemas de apareamiento y aprendizaje. In G. Gutiérrez and M. R. Papini (Eds.) Darwin: y las Ciencias del Comportamiento. (pp. 115-136). Bogotá D.C.: Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

Gutiérrez, G., & Domjan, M. (2011). Conditioning of sexual proceptivity in female quail: Measures of conditioned place preference. Behavioural Processes, 87,  268-273.

Domjan, M. (2012). Biological and evolutionary constraints on learning. In N. M. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. (pp. 461-463).New York: Springer.

Domjan, M. (2012). Erotic/sexual learning. In N. M. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. (pp. 1171-1174). New York: Springer.

Domjan, M. (2012). Law of effect. In N. M. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. (pp. 1732-1735). New York: Springer.

Domjan, M. (2012). Learning and instinct. In N. M. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. (pp. 1790-1793). New York: Springer.

Domjan, M. (2012). Pavlov, Ivan P. (1848-1936). In N. M. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. (pp. 1790-1793). New York: Springer.

Domjan, M., Mahometa, M. J., & Matthews, R. N. (2012). Learning in intimate connections: Conditioned fertility and its role in sexual competition. Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology, vol. 2, pages 1-10.  DOI: 10.3402/snp.v2i0.17333.  (Open source)

Cusato, B., & Domjan, M. (2012). Naturalistic  conditioned stimuli facilitate sexual conditioning because of their similarity with the unconditioned stimulus. International Journal of Comparative Psychology. 25, 166-179.

Books

 


 

   

Domjan, M. Principles of learning and behavior. 7th edition. Cengage Learning, 2015. (Just published.)

 

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Domjan, M. Principles of learning and behavior. 6th edition. Wadsworth/Cengage, 2010. [Spanish edition, Principios de aprendizaje y conducta. Translation by M. E. Ortiz Salinas, UNAM. Wadsworth/Cengage.]

Domjan, M. The principles of learning and behavior: Active learning edition. Thomson/Wadsworth, 2006.

Domjan, M. Essentials of conditioning and learning. 3rd edition. Wadsworth/Thompson Learning, 2005.

Domjan, M. (2003). Principles of learning and behavior. 5th edition. Belmont, CA: Thomson/Wadsworth. [Spanish edition, Principios de aprendizaje y conducta, translated by M. A. Vadillo and G. M. Good (International Thomson Editores, Spain, 2003).

Domjan, M. (2000). Essentials of conditioning and learning. 2nd edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning.  [Spanish edition, Bases del aprendizaje y el condicionamiento, prologue and translation by Juan Manuel Rosas Santos, del Lunar (Colección Universitas), 2000. Turkish edition, Kosullama ve Ögrenmenin Temelleri, translated by H. Çentinkaya, Türk Psikologlar Dernegi Yayinlari No. 28, 2004, Ankara, Turkey]

Domjan, M. (1996). Essentials of conditioning and learning.  Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole. [Spanish edition, Bases del aprendizaje y el condicionamiento, prologue and translation by Juan Manuel Rosas Santos, del Lunar (Colección Universitas), 1998.]

Domjan, M. (1998). The principles of learning and behavior.  4th edition.  Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole. [Spanish edition, Principios de Aprendizaje y Conducta, México: International Thomson Editores, 1999.]

Domjan, M. (1993). The principles of learning and behavior. 3rd edition.  Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.

Domjan, M., & Burkhard, B.  (1986). The principles of learning and behavior. 2nd edition. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole. [Spanish edition, Principios de aprendizaje y de conducta. Madrid:  Editorial Debate, 1990.]

Domjan, M., & Burkhard, B.  (1982). The principles of learning and behavior. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole, 389 pp.

Barker, L. M., Best, M. R., & Domjan, M. (Eds.)  (1977).  Learning mechanisms in food selection.   Waco:  Baylor University Press, 632 pp

 

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