In collaboration with The Florida Aquarium, we are examining the ways in which humans perceive animals and how that perception influences their conservation attitudes and behaviors.
In collaboration with ZooTampa at Lowry Park we are examining the cognitive abilities of elephants on a cooperation task.
In collaboration with Southeastern Guide Dogs, we are examining the way in which dogs perceive their environment and how that influences their behaviors.
We have on-going studies involving the scientific understanding of personality and temperament in non-human animals. Species studied include: dolphins, bush babies, lemurs, and elephants.