Publications are representative of research interests. Student authors are noted in bold.

Elizabeth Capaldi Evans

Evans, E.C. & Butler, C.A. 2010. Why Do Bees Buzz? Fascinating Answers to Questions About Bees. Rutgers University Press: Piscataway, NJ.

Shah, K.S., Evans, E.C. & Pizzorno, M.C. 2009. Localization of deformed wing virus (DWV) in the brains of the honeybee, Apis mellifera L. Virology Journal, 6, 182.

Capaldi, E.A, Benson, S.N. & McDiffett, W. 2008. Native bee diversity in the Central Susquehanna Valley of Pennsylvania. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences, 81, 53-58.

Capaldi, E.A., Flynn, C.J. & Wcislo, W.T. 2007. Sex ratio and nest observations of Euglossa hyacinthina (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Euglossini). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 80, 395-399.

Peter G. Judge

Judge, P.G., Kurdziel, L.B., Wright, R.M., & Bohrman, J.A. 2011. Picture recognition of food by macaques (Macaca silenus). Animal Cognition. Under review.

Judge, P.G. & Bruno, S. 2011. Transport of functionally appropriate tools by capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). American Journal of Primatology. Under review.

Judge, P.G., Evans, D.W., Schroepfer, K.K., & Gross, A.C. 2011. Perseveration on a reversal-learning task correlates with rates of self-directed behavior in nonhuman primates. Behavioural Brain Research, 222, 57-65.

Pearson, B.L., Judge, P.G. & Reeder, D. 2008. Effectiveness of saliva collection and enzyme-immunoassay for the quantification of cortisol in socially housed baboons. American Journal of Primatology, 70, 1145-1151.

Judge, P.G., Griffaton, N.S. & Fincke, A.M. 2006. Conflict management by hamadryas baboons (Papio hamadryas hamadryas) during crowding: A tension-reduction strategy. American Journal of Primatology, 68, 993-1006.

Judge, P.G. & Mullen, S.H. 2005. Quadratic post-conflict affiliation among bystanders in a hamadryas baboon group. Animal Behaviour, 69, 1345-1355.

Judge, P.G. 2003. Conflict resolution. Pp. 41-68 in Primate Psychology. D. Maestripieri ed., Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA.

Kevin P. Myers

Myers, K.P. & Whitney, M.C. 2011. Rats' learned preferences for flavors encountered early or late in a meal paired with the postingestive effects of glucose. Physiology & Behavior, 102, 466-474.

Myers, K.P. 2007. Robust preference for a flavor paired with intragastric glucose acquired in a single trial. Appetite, 48, 123-127.

Myers, K.P. & Izbicki, E.V. 2006. Reinforcing and aversive effects of caffeine measured by flavor preference conditioning in caffeine-naive and caffeine-acclimated rats. Physiology & Behavior, 88, 585-596.

Myers, K.P. & Sclafani, A. 2006. Development of learned flavor preferences. Developmental Psychobiology, 48, 380-388.

Myers, K.P., Ferris, J.,& Sclafani, A. 2005. Flavor preferences conditioned by postingestive effects of nutrients in preweanling rats. Physiology & Behavior, 84, 407-419.

DeeAnn Reeder

Reeder, D.M. & Widmaier, E.P. 2009. Hormone Analysis. Pp. 554-563 in Ecological and Behavioral Methods for the Study of Bats. Second Edition. T. H. Kunz & S. Parsons eds., The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.

Turner, G.G. & Reeder, D.M. 2009. Update of white-nose syndrome in bats, September 2009. Bat Research News, 50, 47-53.

Weaver, K.N., Alfano, S.E., Kronquist, A.R. & Reeder, D.M. 2009. Healing rates of wing punch wounds in free-ranging little brown myotis (Myotis lucifugus). Acta Chiropterologica, 11, 220-223.

Reeder, D.M. & Turner, G.G. 2008. Working together to combat 'White-Nose Syndrome' in Northeastern U.S. bats: A report of the June 2008 meeting on White-Nose Syndrome held in Albany, N.Y. Bat Research News, 49, 75-78.

Pearson, B.L., Judge, P.G. & Reeder, D.M. 2008. Effectiveness of saliva collection and enzyme-immunoassay for the quantification of cortisol in socially-housed baboons. American Journal of Primatology, 70, 1-7.

Reeder, D.M., Kosteczko, N.S., Kunz, T.H. & Widmaier, E.P. 2006. The hormonal and behavioral response to group formation, seasonal changes and restraint stress in the highly social Malayan Flying Fox (Pteropus vampyrus) and the less social Little Golden-mantled Flying Fox (P. pumilus) (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae). Hormones & Behavior, 49, 484-500.

Jennie Stevenson

Pournajafi-Nazarloo, H., Partoo, L., Yee, J., Stevenson, J., Sanzenbacher, L., Kenkel, W., Mohsenpour, S.R., Hashimoto, K. & Carter, C.S. 2011. Effects of social isolation on mRNA expression for corticotrophin-releasing hormone receptors in prairie voles. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 36, 780-789.

Stevenson, J.R., Schroeder, J.P., Nixon, K., Besheer, J. Crews, F.T. & Hodge, C.W. 2008. Abstinence following alcohol drinking produces depression-like behavior and reduced hippocampal neurogenesis in mice. Neuropsychopharmacology, 34, 1209-1222.

Recent Honors Theses in Animal Behavior

Casey Krause. Class of '11. Impulse control and cooperation in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella).

Sean Coyne. Class of '10. Audience effects in cognitive task performance in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella).

Margaret Haines. Class of '09. The effect of tail length on swimming performance in the dusky salamander (Desmognathus fuscus): An experimental manipulation.

Margaret Whitney. Class of '09. Flavor-nutrient conditioning in rats experiencing two flavors in one meal.

Jennifer Bohrman. Class of '08. Vocal complexity and functional semantics in Canis and Vulpes.

Risa Wright. Class of '08. Absolute numerousness judgments and the formation of matching concepts in lion-tailed macaques (Macaca silenus).

Kristina Johnson. Class of '07. An investigation of picture recognition of conspecifics and group mates in lion-tailed macaques.

Recent Masters Theses in Animal Behavior

Sarah Brownlee. Class of '11. Altered behavior in bats affected by white-nose syndrome

Eileen Kennedy. Class of '11. Color variation in museum specimens of birds: Effects of stress, pigmentation, and duration of storage.

Samantha Jones. Class of '10. The contexts of scratching behavior and post-conflict behavior in squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus).

Katherine Bachmann. Class of '09. The influence of reconciliation on the quadratic post-conflict interactions of hamadryas baboons (Papio hamadryas hamadryas).

Samantha Bruno. Class of '09. Transport of appropriate tools from distant locations by capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella): Implications for working memory.

Laura Kurdziel. Class of '07. Picture recognition of food in brown capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella).

Brandon Pearson. Class of '07. Behavioral correlates of salivary cortisol in hamadryas baboons (Papio hamadryas).


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