VERNER P. BINGMAN
Distinguished Research and Helen C. Seitz Endowed Professor, Department of Psychology and J.P. Scott Center for Neuroscience, Mind and Behavior
Taking Graduate Students? Yes
Sponsoring Undergraduate Research? Yes
Neurobiology of Learning and Memory with particular interests in animal navigation, spatial memory and age-related decline in cognitive function.
Bingman, V.P., Pemberton, M.L. and Mora, C.V. (2021). Avian forebrain processing of magnetic intensity and inclination: Hippocampus, anterior forebrain Wulst and an unexpected doubledisassociation. Ethology, Ecology and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1080/03949370.2021.1871966
Herold, C., Coppola, V.J. and Bingman, V.P. (2015). The maturation of research into the avian hippocampal formation: Recent discoveries from one of nature’s foremost navigators. Hippocampus, 25, 1193-1211. doi: 10.1002/hipo.22463
Coppola, V.J., Kanyok, N., Schreiber, A.J., Flaim, M.E. and Bingman, V.P. (2016). Changes in hippocampal volume and neuron number co-occur with memory decline in old homing pigeons (Columba livia). Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 131, 117-120. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2016.03.014
Sotelo, M.I., Daneri, M.F., Bingman, V.P. and Muzio, R.N. (2016). Telencephalic neuronal activation associated with spatial memory in the terrestrial toad, Rhinella arenarum: Participation of the medial pallium during navigation by geometry. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 88, 149-160.
Bingman, V.P., Graving, J.M., Hebets, E.A. and Wiegmann, D.D. (2017). Importance of the antenniform legs, but not vision, for homing by the neotropical whip spider, Paraphrynus laevifrons. Journal of Experimental Biology, 220, 885-890. doi:10.1242/jeb.149823
Bingman, V.P. and MacDougall-Shackleton, S.A. (2017). The avian hippocampus and the hypothetical maps used by navigating migratory birds (With some reflection on compasses and migratory restlessness). Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 203, 465-474. doi:10.1007/s00359-017-1161-0
- PSYC 3330 Cognitive Neuroscience (undergraduate)
- PSYC 3340 Behavioral and Neural Genetics (undergraduate)
- PSYC 4400 Animal Intelligence (undergraduate)
- PSYC 4400 Psychology of Space and Time (undergraduate)
- PSYC 7100 Basic Neuroscience and Cognition (graduate)