Animal Cognition


Cheke LG & Clayton NS. (2010) Mental Time Travel in Animals, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews, Cognitive Science, 1(6):  915–930



Cheke LG, Thom JM & Clayton NS (2011) Prospective Decision Making in Animals: A Potential Role for Intertemporal Choice in the Study of Prospective Cognition in Bar M (Ed.) Predictions in the Brain; Using our part to Generate a Future. OUP



Cheke LG, Bird CD & Clayton NS (2011) Tool Use and Instrumental Learning in the Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius), Animal Cognition, 14(3):441-55.



Cheke LG & Clayton NS (2011) Eurasian jays (Garrulus glandarius) overcome their current desires to anticipate two distinct future needs and plan for them appropriately. Biology Letters. 8.2 (2012): 171-175.



Ostojic Lj, Shaw RC, Cheke LG & Clayton NS (2013) Attribution of desires to partners governs food sharing behaviour by Eurasian jays. PNAS 110.10: 4123-4128.




Jelbert, S; Taylor; A; Cheke, L; Clayton, N; Gray, R (2014) Using the Aesops Fable Paradigm to Investigate Causal Understanding of Water Displacement by New Caledonian Crows. PLoSONE 9.3.e92895




Ostojic Lj, Legg, EW, Shaw RC, Cheke LG, Mendl, M & Clayton NS (2014)

Can Male Eurasian Jays Disengage From Their Own Current Desire to Feed the Female What She Wants? Biology Letters 10.3




Taylor AH, Cheke LG,  WaismeyerA,  Meltzoff AN, Miller R, Gopnik A, Clayton NS, Gray RD (2014) Of babies and birds: complex tool behaviours are not sufficient for the evolution of the ability to create a novel causal intervention. Proc. Royal Soc B 281 al (2014) 
The Evolution of Self Control. PNAS. 111(20) 




Taylor AH, Cheke LG,  WaismeyerA,  Meltzoff AN, Miller R, Gopnik A, Clayton NS, Gray RD (2015) No conclusive evidence that corvids can create novel causal interventions. Proc. Royal Soc B 282 (1813), 20150796





Child Cognition


Russell J, Cheke LG, Meltzoff AN & Clayton NS (2011) What can What-Where-When (WWW) binding tasks tell us about young children's episodic future thinking? Theory and two experiments, Cognitive Development,  26(4): 356-370




Cheke LG, Loissel E & Clayton NS (2012) How do Children Learn Aesop’s Fable? PLoS ONE e40574




Cheke LG, Clayton NS (2015) The six blind men and the elephant: Are episodic memory tasks tests of different things or different tests of the same thing?




Human Memory


Cheke, LG., & Clayton, NS. (2013). Do different tests of episodic memory produce consistent results in human adults?. Learning & Memory, 20(9), 491-498.




Cheke, LG (2016). What –where –when memory and encoding strategies in healthy aging. Learning & Memory, 23(3), 121-126.







Ziauddeen H, Chamberlain SR, Nathan PJ, Koch A, Napolitano A, Bush M, Cheke LG, Clayton NS, Tao WX, Miller S, Dodds CM, Maltby K, Skeggs AL, Brooke AC, Richards DB, Fletcher P, Bullmore ET (2012) Effects of the Mu Opioid Receptor Antagonist GSK1521498 on Hedonic and Consummatory Behaviour: A Proof of Mechanism Study in Binge Eating Obese Subjects Molecular Psychiatry (2012) doi: 10.1038/mp.2012.154




Cheke, LG, Simons, JS & Clayton, NS. (2016). Higher body mass index is associated with episodic memory deficits in young adults. Quarterly Journey of Experimental Psychology, DOI:10.1080/17470218.2015.1099163





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