Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3

Welcome!

Welcome!

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About Me

Suzanne with baby raccoons

I'm a Psychology professor at York University

My area of research is animal behaviour.  I work with lots of different species, both in the field in Kenya and Canada, and also at zoos

Budi the orangutan

I study how animals think

My interests are in memory and cognition, especially spatial cognition, in primates and other animals

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I study how humans & wildlife interact

From elephant, hyena and lion in Kenya to raccoons in our backyards, when humans and wildlife meet, interesting things happen!

Some Recent Publications

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Sex Bias in Turtles (pdf)

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Orangutans and music (pdf)

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Orangutan vision (pdf)

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Red Wolf reproductive biology (pdf)

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Comparative Cognition Outside the Lab (pdf)

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Wildilfe using a 'ghost gap' in Kenya (pdf)

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Colonization and usage of an artificial urban wetland complex by freshwater turtles (pdf)

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Spontaneous preference for primate photos by orangutans (pdf)

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Use of fence gaps by wildlife in a rhino conservancy in Kenya (pdf)

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Contact Me

Dr. Suzanne MacDonald

Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3

suzmac@yorku.ca