Recent Honors Theses in Animal Behavior
- Mae Lacey. 2018. Role of nest site microclimate and food availability in chick development and reproductive success in black-legged kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla).
- Corinne Leard. 2018. Relationship factors impact looking time to images of familiar conspecifics by capuchin monkeys.
- Allie Schrock. 2018. Sociality, dominance rank, and hair cortisol in tufted capuchin monkeys.
- Meredith Lutz. 2017. A comparative analysis of risk modification during play in Cebus apella, Papio hamadryas and Propithecus diadema.
- Alison Billas. 2016. The influence of task specific factors on quantity discrimination by brown capuchins (Cebus apella) and squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus).
- Kristen Palframan. 2015. The impact of modern processed and natural food diets on flavor-nutrient learning and response to sweet taste in rats.
- Evan Sloan. 2015. Testing marginal value theorem in Saimiri sciureus.
- Kimberly Fisher. 2014. Brown capuchins (Cebus apella) exhibit self-control on a delay of gratification food exchange task when food options differ qualitatively.
- Lindsay Schwartz. 2014. The use of human and conspecific gestures by capuchin monkeys to solve an object-choice task.
- Mackenzie Smith. 2014. Capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) fail to be equitable in an ultimatum game.
- Alexander Vining. 2014. Co-advisor with Heidi Marsh. Investigation of rudimentary meta-cognition in lion-tailed macaques and tufted capuchins.
Recent Masters Theses in Animal Behavior
- Melissa Painter. M’18. Social relationships and self-directed behavior in hamadryas baboons (Papio hamadryas hamadryas).
- Sara Faiad. M’17. Capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) behave prosocially more often with strong affiliative partners during a food sharing task.
- Jordan Kemfort, M’15. Can honeybees use floral scent cues to make interpatch foraging decisions?
- Susan Haverly. M’14. Tool use acquisition and self-control in lion-tailed macaques (Macaca silenus).
- Stacey Zander. M”13. The expression of motor planning in squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus) and brown capuchins (Cebus apella).
- Jennifer Essler. M’13. Use of conspecific gestural cues to solve an object-choice task in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella).
- Melissa Meierhofer M'13. Physiological consequences of white-nose syndrome.