Research interests:

Cognitive processes in animal behavior, especially spatial memory and timing; foraging; computer simulation.

Thorpe, C. M., Floresco, S. B., Carr, J. A. R., & Wilkie, D. M. (2002). Alterations in time-place learning induced bt lesions to the rat medial prefrontal cortex. Behavioural Processes, 59, 87-100.

Thorpe, C. M., Petrovic, V., & Wilkie, D. M. (2002). How rats process spatiotemporal information in the face of distraction. Behavioural Processes, 58, 79-90.

Thorpe, C. M., & Wilkie, D. M. (2002). Unequal interval time-place learning. Behavioural Processes, 58, 157-166.

Carr, J. A. R., Tan, A. O., Thorpe, C. M., & Wilkie, D. M. (2001). Furthus evidence of joint time-place control of rars’ behavior: Results from an “open hopper” test. Behavioural Processes, 53, 147-153.

Galea, L. A. M., Ermerod, B., Sampath, S., Kostarus, X., Wilkie, D. M., & Phelps, M. T. (2000). Spatial working memory and hippocampal size across pregnancy in rats. Hormones and Behavior, 37, 86-95.

Wilkie, D. M. (1999). Use of pictures to investigate aspects of pigeons’ spatial cognition. Current Psychology of Cognition, 18, 713-728.

Carr, J. A. R., Tan, A. O, & Wilkie, D. M. (1999). Further evidence that rats use ordinal timing in a daily time-place learning task. (1999). Behavioural Processes, 44, 287- 299.

Carr, J. A. R., & Wilkie, D. M. (1999). Rats are reluctant to use circadian timing in a daily time-place task. Behavioural Processes, 44, 287-299.

Wilkie, D. M., Willson, R. J., & Carr, J. A. R. (1999). Errors made by animals in memory paradigms are not always due to failures of memory. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 23, 451-455.

Carr, J. A. R., & Wilkie, D. M. (1998). Characterization of the timing strategy used by rats in an interval time-place task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 24, 151-162

Carr, J. A. R., & Wilkie, D. M. ( 1997). Rats use an ordinal timing system in a daily time-place learning task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 23, 232-247.