Dr. Gabriël Beckers

Nieuw Gildestein
Yalelaan 2
Kamer 2.47
3584 CM Utrecht

Dr. Gabriël Beckers

Universitair docent
Psychologische Functieleer
030 253 5412
g.j.l.beckers@uu.nl

See my personal page: http://www.gbeckers.nl for a more complete list.

Publicaties

2021

Overige resultaten

Beckers, G. (Author). (2021). Darr version 0.4: A Python science library for numpy arrays that persist on disk in a format that is simple, self-documented and tool-independent.. Software https://github.com/gbeckers/Darr

2020

Wetenschappelijke publicaties

Trotter, A. S., Monaghan, P., Beckers, G. J. L., & Christiansen, M. H. (2020). Exploring Variation Between Artificial Grammar Learning Experiments: Outlining a Meta-Analysis Approach. Topics in Cognitive Science, 12(3), 875-893. https://doi.org/10.1111/tops.12454
van der Meij, J., Ungurean, G., Rattenborg, N. C., & Beckers, G. J. L. (2020). Evolution of sleep in relation to memory – a birds’ brain view. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 33, 78-85. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cobeha.2019.12.004
van der Meij, J., Rattenborg, N. C., & Beckers, G. J. L. (2020). Divergent neuronal activity patterns in the avian hippocampus and nidopallium. European Journal of Neuroscience, 52(4), 3124-3139. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejn.14675

2019

Wetenschappelijke publicaties

Kriengwatana, B., & Beckers, G. J. L. (2019). Speech perception: what do nonhuman animals have to say? In P. Hagoort (Ed.), Human language: from genes and brains to behavior (pp. 701-712). The MIT Press.
Rattenborg, N. C., van der Meij, J., Beckers, G. J. L., & Lesku, J. A. (2019). Local Aspects of Avian Non-REM and REM Sleep. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 13. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2019.00567
van der Meij, J., Martinez-Gonzalez, D., Beckers, G. J. L., & Rattenborg, N. C. (2019). Neurophysiology of Avian Sleep: Comparing Natural Sleep and Isoflurane Anesthesia. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 13. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2019.00262
van der Meij, J., Martinez-Gonzalez, D., Beckers, G. J. L., & Rattenborg, N. C. (2019). Intra-"cortical" activity during avian non-REM and REM sleep: variant and invariant traits between birds and mammals. Sleep, 42(2), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsy230

2018

Wetenschappelijke publicaties

Tisdale, R. K., Lesku, J. A., Beckers, G. J. L., Vyssotski, A. L., & Rattenborg, N. C. (2018). The low-down on sleeping down low: pigeons shift to lighter forms of sleep when sleeping near the ground. Journal of Experimental Biology, 221(Pt 19). https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.182634
Tisdale, R. K., Lesku, J. A., Beckers, G. J. L., & Rattenborg, N. C. (2018). Bird-like propagating brain activity in anesthetized Nile crocodiles. Sleep, 41(8), 1-11. [zsy105]. https://doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsy105
Tisdale, R. K., Tieri, L., Rattenborg, N. C., Beckers, G. J. L., & Lesku, J. A. (2018). Spectral Properties of Brain Activity Under Two Anesthetics and Their Potential for Inducing Natural Sleep in Birds. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 12, [881]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2018.00881
Bolhuis, J. J., Beckers, G. J. L., Huijbregts, M. A. C., Berwick, R., & Everaert, M. B. H. (2018). The slings and arrows of comparative linguistics. PLoS Biology, 16(9), 1-3. [e3000019]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3000019
Bolhuis, J. J., Beckers, G. J. L., Huijbregts, M. A. C., Berwick, R. C., & Everaert, M. B. H. (2018). Meaningful syntactic structure in songbird vocalizations? PLoS Biology, 16(6), [e2005157]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.2005157

Overige resultaten

Beckers, G. J. L. (Author). (2018). Darr: A Python science library for storing and sharing numeric data arrays in a way that is open, simple, and self-explanatory. Software, GitHub. https://github.com/gbeckers/darr

2016

Wetenschappelijke publicaties

Beckers, G. J. L., Berwick, R., Okanoya, K., & Bolhuis, J. J. (Accepted/In press). What do animals learn in artificial grammar studies? Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, [NBR-2696]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2016.12.021

Overige resultaten

Beckers, G. J. L. (Author). (2016). aglcheck. Software

2015

Wetenschappelijke publicaties

Beckers, G. J. L., & Rattenborg, N. C. (2015). An in depth view of avian sleep. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2014.07.019

Overige resultaten

Rattenborg, N. C., Martinez-Gonzalez, D., van der Meij, J., Beckers, G. J. L., Vyssotski, A., Pompeiano, M., & Balaban, E. (2015). Can sleeping birds preen? Dissociation between sleep-related EEG activity and behavior in pigeons. Abstract from SfN Neuroscience, Chicago, United States.
Beckers, G. J. L., Broekhuizen, J., Rattenborg, N. C., & Bolhuis, J. J. (2015). Vocal sequence predictability modulates traveling wave activity in songbird auditory forebrain. Abstract from SfN Neuroscience, Chicago, United States.
van der Meij, J., Beckers, G. J. L., & Rattenborg, N. C. (2015). Intracerebral recordings of slow wave and rapid eye-movement sleep in naturally sleeping pigeons. Abstract from SfN Neuroscience, Chicago, United States.

2014

Wetenschappelijke publicaties

Beckers, G. J. L., Berwick, R. C., & Bolhuis, J. J. (2014). Comparative analyses of speech and language converge on birds. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37(6), 547-8; discussion 577-604. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X13003956
Beckers, G. J. L., van der Meij, J., Lesku, J. A., & Rattenborg, N. C. (2014). Plumes of neuronal activity propagate in three dimensions through the nuclear avian brain. BMC Biology, 12(16), [16]. https://doi.org/10.1186/1741-7007-12-16

Overige resultaten

van der Meij, J., Rattenborg, N. C., Smulders, T., & Beckers, G. J. L. (2014). Uncorrelated sleep-related activity in the avian hippocampus and nidopallium. Journal of Sleep Research, 23, 253-253.
Tisdale, R., Lesku, J. A., Beckers, G. J. L., & Rattenborg, N. C. (2014). Bird-like propagating sleep-related brain activity in Nile crocodiles. Journal of Sleep Research, 23, 258-258.

2012

Wetenschappelijke publicaties

Beckers, G. J. L., Bolhuis, J. J., Okanoya, K., & Berwick, R. C. (2012). Birdsong neurolinguistics: Songbird context-free grammar claim is premature. NeuroReport, 23, 139-145.
Berwick, R. C., Beckers, G. J. L., Okanoya, K., & Bolhuis, J. J. (2012). A bird's eye view of human language evolution. Frontiers in Evolutionary Neuroscience, 4, 5.

2011

Wetenschappelijke publicaties

Berwick, R. C., Okanoya, K., Beckers, G. J. L., & Bolhuis, J. J. (2011). Songs to syntax: the linguistics of birdsong. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 15, 113-121.

2003

Wetenschappelijke publicaties

Beckers, G. J. L., Goossens, B. M. A., & ten Cate, C. (2003). Perceptual salience of acoustic differences between conspecific and allospecific vocalizations in African collared doves. Animal Behaviour, 65, 605-614.
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/20722/goossens_03_perceptual.pdf?sequence=1