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

Welcome!

Welcome!

Welcome!Welcome!

Some Current Research Projects

Canine cognition

Great Ape cognition

Raccoon cognition

Golden puppy

How do doggos see the world?  Amanda Nickerson, MA student, is investigating.

Raccoon cognition

Great Ape cognition

Raccoon cognition

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Evil geniuses?  We don't think so.  Cute, though!

Great Ape cognition

Great Ape cognition

Great Ape cognition

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Sarah Ritvo and Jeannine Holmes, PhD students, are learning from great apes, like orangutans.  

Polar bears

Urban Raccoon Behaviour

Great Ape cognition

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Dylan McCart, MSc Biology student, is studying the behaviour and hormones of male polar bears.   We are also looking at ways to enrich the lives of captive polar bears. 

Hyenas and lions

Urban Raccoon Behaviour

Urban Raccoon Behaviour

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With Dr. Zeke Davidson, Zoological Society of London,  Dr. Marc Dupuis-Desormeaux (postdoctoral fellow) and I are studying hyena and lion movement and predation in northern Kenya

Urban Raccoon Behaviour

Urban Raccoon Behaviour

Urban Raccoon Behaviour

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I'm working with the City of Toronto to look at how raccoons and humans can co-exist.