Dr Tim Edwards


Qualifications: PhD, BCBA-D

School of Psychology


About Tim


Animal Behaviour; Learning; Psychology

Research Interests

  • Applied Scent Detection
  • Signal Detection Theory
  • Verbal Processes
  • Motivation

Recent Publications

  • Ellis, H., Mulder, C., Valverde, E., Poling, A., & Edwards, T. (2017). Reproducibility of African giant pouched rats detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis. BMC Infectious Diseases, 17(1), 1-6. doi:10.1186/s12879-017-2347-3 Open Access version: hdl:10289/11030

  • Edwards, T. L., Valverde, E., Mulder, C., Cox, C., & Poling, A. (2016). Pouched rats as detectors of tuberculosis: comparison to concentrated smear microscopy. European Respiratory Journal, -online, ERJ-00264-2016. doi:10.1183/13993003.00264-2016

  • Edwards, T. L., La Londe, K. B., Cox, C., Weetjens, B., & Poling, A. (2016). Effects of schedules of reinforcement on pouched rats' performance in urban search-and-rescue training. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 49(1), 199-204. doi:10.1002/jaba.269

  • Poling, A., Valverde, E., Beyene, N., Mulder, C., Cox, C., Mgode, G., & Edwards, T. L. (2016). Active tuberculosis detection by pouched rats in 2014: More than 2,000 new patients found in two countries. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, -online, 1-5. doi:10.1002/jaba.356

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