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Analysis code for the paper "Hoarding titmice use predominantly familiarity, not recollection, when remembering cache locations", by Tom Smulders et al.

posted on 2023-05-10, 10:10 authored by Jennifer ReadJennifer Read, Tom SmuldersTom Smulders

Analysis code used to analyse our data (provided separately) describing the ability of coal tits (Periparus ater) to retrieve seeds previously cached, compared with the performance of humans on a comparable task.

Human data is used to validate a novel method for obtaining ROC curves based on the order in which judgments are made (compared with a gold-standard method based on self-reported confidence). Coal tit data is then analysed using this novel method.

Analysis code is provided as Matlab (R2020) and R (4.2)