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Columbidae

Known as: Dove, Doves, Pigeons 
Family in the order COLUMBIFORMES, comprised of pigeons or doves. They are BIRDS with short legs, stout bodies, small heads, and slender bills. Some… 
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
To better determine the history of modern birds, we performed a genome-scale phylogenetic analysis of 48 species representing all… 
Review
2004
Review
2004
As you drive into the centre of town, cars and trucks approach from several directions, and pedestrians swarm into the… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
We measured production of reactive oxygen species by intact mitochondria from rat skeletal muscle, heart, and liver under various… 
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
We investigated the antigen specificity and presentation requirements for inactivation of T lymphocytes in vitro and in vivo. In… 
Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
1. Pigeon heart mitochondria produce H(2)O(2) at a maximal rate of about 20nmol/min per mg of protein. 2. Succinate-glutamate and… 
Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
Reliable acquisition of the pigeon's key-peck response resulted from repeated unconditional (response-independent) presentations… 
Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
FOREWORD The problems of evolution rank among mankind's most enduring interests, and it is therefore not surprising that… 
Highly Cited
1965
Highly Cited
1965
Directionally selective single units have recently been found in the cerebral cortex of cats (Hubel, 1959; Hubel & Wiesel, 1959… 
Highly Cited
1961
Highly Cited
1961
  • R. Herrnstein
  • Journal of The Experimental Analysis of Behavior
  • 1961
  • Corpus ID: 10867460
A previous paper (Herrnstein, 1958) reported how pigeons behave on a concurrent schedule under which they peck at either of two… 
Highly Cited
1948
Highly Cited
1948
  • B. Skinner
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology
  • 1948
  • Corpus ID: 22577459
To say that a reinforcement is contingent upon a response may mean nothing more than that it follows the response. It may follow…