Orangutan Behavior Project
The Parrot Cognition Project
We are working with a local Saint Petersburg couple, Dalton Mason and Tori Lacey, and their African Grey Parrot, Apollo, following the "model-rival" technique established by Dr. Irene Pepperberg.
Animal Shelter Volunteering and Dog Training
This study is looking into what effects an on campus dog training class and animal shelter volunteering has on the bond between the dog and owner as well as owner stress and anxiety levels.
Multi-Access Puzzle Box and Dog Personality
This study looks into the ability of dogs to solve a puzzle task in relation to their personality types.
This study looks in to the ability of on campus squirrels to solve a puzzle task through foraging cognition.
We have on-going studies examining the application of psychological theories to zoo conservation messaging.
PC: Hailey McGovern