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Daniel Colaco Osorio
Professor of Neuroscience (Evolution, Behaviour and Environment)
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Selected publications

Article

Matthews, Tristan, Osorio, Daniel, Cavalaro, Andrea and Chittka, Lars (2018) The importance of spatial visual scene parameters in predicting optimal cone sensitivities in routinely trichromatic frugivorous old-world primates. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 12. pp. 1-13. ISSN 1662-5188

Wilkins, Lucas, Marshall, N Justin, Johnsen, Sonke and Osorio, D (2016) Modelling fish colour constancy, and the implications for vision and signalling in water. Journal of Experimental Biology. ISSN 0022-0949

Zylinski, Sarah, Osorio, D and Johnsen, Sonke (2016) Cuttlefish see shape from shading, finetuning coloration in response to pictorial depth cues and directional illumination. Proceedings B, 283 (1826). ISSN 0962-8452

McCulloch, Kyle J, Osorio, Daniel and Briscoe, Adriana D (2016) Determination of photoreceptor cell spectral sensitivity in an insect model from in vivo intracellular recordings. Journal of Visualized Experiments (108). ISSN 1940-087X

Glinwood, Robert, Green, Jonathan P, Foster, Rosie, Wilkins, Lucas, Osorio, Daniel and Hartley, Susan E (2015) Leaf colour as a signal of chemical defence to insect herbivores in wild cabbage (Brassica Oleracea). PLOS ONE, 10 (9). ISSN 1932-6203

Anderson, J C, Hallam, M J, Nduka, C and Osorio, D (2015) The challenge of objective scar colour assessment in a clinical setting: using digital photography. Journal of Wound Care, 24 (8). pp. 379-387. ISSN 0969-0700

Stavenga, Doekele G, Leertouwer, Hein L, Osorio, Daniel C and Wilts, Bodo D (2015) High refractive index of melanin in shiny occipital feathers of a bird of paradise. Light: Science & Applications, 4 (1). e243. ISSN 2047-7538

Zylinkski, S and Osorio, D (2013) Visual contrast and color in rapid learning of novel patterns by chicks. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 216. pp. 4184-4189. ISSN 0022-0949

Mascalzoni, Elena, Osorio, Daniel, Regolin, Lucia and Vallortigara, Giorgio (2012) Symmetry perception by poultry chicks and its implications for three-dimensional object recognition. Proceedings B: Biological Sciences, 279 (1730). pp. 841-846. ISSN 1471-2954

Bybee, Seth M, Yuan, Furong, Ramstetter, Monica D, Llorente-Bousquets, Jorge, Reed, Robert D, Osorio, Daniel and Briscoe, Adriana D (2012) UV photoreceptors and UV-yellow wing pigments in Heliconius butterflies allow a color signal to serve both mimicry and intraspecific communication. American Naturalist, 179 (1). pp. 38-51. ISSN 0003-0147

Stavenga, Doekele G, Leertouwer, Hein L, Marshall, N Justin and Osorio, Daniel (2011) Dramatic colour changes in a bird of paradise caused by uniquely structured breast feather barbules. Proceedings B: Biological Sciences, 278 (1715). pp. 2098-2104. ISSN 1471-2954

Zylinski, S, How, M J, Osorio, D, Hanlon, R T and Marshall, N J (2011) To be seen or to hide: visual characteristics of body patterns for camouflage and communication in the Australian giant cuttlefish Sepia apama. American Naturalist, 177 (5). pp. 681-690. ISSN 0003-0147

Osorio, Daniel (2011) Evolutionary biology: light sense. Nature, 472. pp. 300-301. ISSN 0028-0836

Osorio, Daniel and Kelber, Almut (2010) From spectral information to animal colour vision: experiments and concepts. Philosophical Transactions B: Biological Sciences, 277 (1688). pp. 1617-1625. ISSN 1471-2970

Zylinski, Sarah, Osorio, Daniel and Shohet, Andy J (2009) Edge detection and texture classification by cuttlefish. Journal of Vision, 9 (13). ISSN 1534-7362

Osorio, Daniel, Ham, Abigail D, Gonda, Zsusanna and Andrew, Richard J (2009) Sensory generalization and learning about novel colors by poultry chicks. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62 (7). pp. 1249-1256. ISSN 1747-0218

Andrew, R J, Colaco Osorio, D and Budaev, S (2009) Light during embryonic development modulates patterns of lateralization strongly and similarly in both zebrafish and chick. Philosophical Transactions B: Biological Sciences, 364. pp. 983-989. ISSN 0962-8436

Zylinski, S, Osorio, D and Shohet, A J (2009) Perception of edges and visual texture in the camouflage of the common cuttlefish, Sepia officinalis. Philosophical Transactions B: Biological Sciences, 364. pp. 439-448. ISSN 0962-8436

Osorio, D and Vorobyev, M (2008) A review of the evolution of animal colour vision and visual communication signals. Vision Research, 48 (20). pp. 2042-2051. ISSN 0042-6989

Rucker, F J and Osorio, D (2008) The effects of longitudinal chromatic aberration and a shift in the peak of the middle-wavelength sensitive cone fundamental on cone contrast. Vision Research, 48 (19). pp. 1929-1939. ISSN 0042-6989

Kelman, Emma J, Osorio, Daniel and Baddeley, Roland J (2008) A review of cuttlefish camouflage and object recognition and evidence for depth perception. Journal of Experimental Biology, 211. pp. 1757-1763. ISSN 0022-0949

Langridge, Keri V, Broom, Mark and Osorio, Daniel (2007) Selective signalling by cuttlefish to predators. Current Biology, 17 (24). R1044-R1045. ISSN 0960-9822

Chittka, Lars and Osorio, Daniel (2007) Cognitive Dimensions of Predator Responses to Imperfect Mimicry. PLoS Biology, 5. ISSN 1544-9173

Shohet, Adam, Baddeley, Roland, Anderson, John and Osorio, Daniel (2006) Cuttlefish camouflage: a quantitative study of patterning. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 92 (2). pp. 335-345. ISSN 0024-4066

Lucas, P W, Dominy, N J, Riba-Hernandez, P, Stoner, K E, Yamashita, N, Loría-Calderón, C, Peterson-Pereira, Y, Rojas-Durán, Y, Salas-Pena, R, Solis-Madrigal, S, Osorio, D and Darvell, B W (2003) Evolution and function of routine trichromatic vision in primates. Evolution, 57 (11). pp. 2636-2643. ISSN 0014-3820

Book Section

Martin, G R and Osorio, D (2008) Vision in Birds. In: Basbaum, AI, Kaneko, A, Shepherd, GM and Westheimer, G (eds.) The Senses: A Comprehensive Reference. Academic Press, pp. 25-52. ISBN 978-0-12-370880-9

Patent

Chrometrics; Osorio et al. (2011) Patent for estimation of reflectance spectra using reference spectra. PCT/GB2006/000639.