Joshua Plotnik
Joshua Plotnik
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Hunter College, CUNY
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Self-recognition in an Asian elephant
JM Plotnik, FBM De Waal, D Reiss
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103 (45), 17053-17057, 2006
The evolution of self-control
EL MacLean, B Hare, CL Nunn, E Addessi, F Amici, RC Anderson, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111 (20), E2140-E2148, 2014
Elephants know when they need a helping trunk in a cooperative task
JM Plotnik, R Lair, W Suphachoksahakun, FBM De Waal
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108 (12), 5116-5121, 2011
Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) reassure others in distress
JM Plotnik, FBM de Waal
PeerJ 2, e278, 2014
Thinking with their trunks: elephants use smell but not sound to locate food and exclude nonrewarding alternatives
JM Plotnik, RC Shaw, DL Brubaker, LN Tiller, NS Clayton
Animal Behaviour 88, 91-98, 2014
Self‐recognition in the Asian elephant and future directions for cognitive research with elephants in zoological settings
JM Plotnik, FBM de Waal, D Moore III, D Reiss
Zoo Biology 29 (2), 179-191, 2010
The conceptual mind: New directions in the study of concepts
A Avargučs-Weber, M Giurfa, J Plotnik, NS Clayton, R Seyfarth, ...
MIT Press, 2015
Exclusion in corvids: The performance of food-caching Eurasian jays (Garrulus glandarius).
RC Shaw, JM Plotnik, NS Clayton
Journal of Comparative Psychology 127 (4), 428, 2013
Visual cues given by humans are not sufficient for Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) to find hidden food
JM Plotnik, JJ Pokorny, T Keratimanochaya, C Webb, HF Beronja, ...
PLoS One 8 (4), e61174, 2013
Elephants know when their bodies are obstacles to success in a novel transfer task
R Dale, JM Plotnik
Scientific reports 7 (1), 1-10, 2017
Elephants have a nose for quantity
JM Plotnik, DL Brubaker, R Dale, LN Tiller, HS Mumby, NS Clayton
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116 (25), 12566-12571, 2019
Taking the elephants' perspective: remembering elephant behavior, cognition and ecology in human-elephant conflict mitigation
HS Mumby, JM Plotnik
Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 6, 122, 2018
Convergent cognitive evolution across animal taxa: Comparisons of chimpanzees, corvids and elephants
JM Plotnik, NS Clayton
The conceptual mind: new directions in the study of concepts, 29-56, 2015
Extraordinary elephant perception
JM Plotnik, FBM de Waal
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111 (14), 5071-5072, 2014
The use of a human’s location and social cues by Asian elephants in an object-choice task
O Ketchaisri, C Siripunkaw, JM Plotnik
Animal cognition 22 (6), 907-915, 2019
Visual Field Information in the Face Perception of Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
J Plotnik, PA Nelson, FBM de Waal
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1000 (1), 94-98, 2003
Investigating the use of sensory information to detect and track prey by the Sunda pangolin (Manis javanica) with conservation in mind
JD DiPaola, M Yindee, JM Plotnik
Scientific reports 10 (1), 1-10, 2020
Investigating indirect and direct reputation formation in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
HL Jim, F Range, S Marshall-Pescini, R Dale, JM Plotnik
Frontiers in psychology 11, 3480, 2021
Training future generations to deliver evidence‐based conservation and ecosystem management
H Downey, T Amano, M Cadotte, CN Cook, SJ Cooke, NR Haddaway, ...
Ecological Solutions and Evidence 2 (1), e12032, 2021
Box B3: Elephant Cognition: An Overview
SL Jacobson, JM Plotnik
Zoo Animal Learning and Training, 191-196, 2020
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