Current projects (and principal student investigator(s)):

Compound grip in capuchin monkeys (Caroline Jones)
Accommodation of action to a tool with irregular properties by capuchin monkeys (Josh Lukemire)

Social transmission of nut-cracking behavior in wild capuchins (Yonat Eschar)

Spatial organization of capuchins in a group (Allison Howard, Caroline Jones)
Vocal behavior in red and green macaws (Joel Owen, Natalie Schwob)
Stable isotope analysis of capuchin monkeys' diet (Caroline Jones)

Perception-action coupling by capuchin monkeys during stone tool use (Madhur Mangalam)

 

Recent Past Projects:

Spatial navigation by wild capuchin monkeys (Allison Howard)

Longterm investigation of speech use by a female African Grey parrot (Erin Colbert-White)
Problem solving in avian species (Erin Colbert-White)
Modeling and testing ambiguity aversion in captive capuchin monkeys (Jing Pan)
Spatial and relational reasoning captive capuchin monkeys (Brian Stone)
Spatial relations in object insertion captive capuchin monkeys (Lucy la Cour)
Combinatory manipulation behaviors in captive capuchin monkeys (Brian Stone)
Rank ordering and decisions made from a distance by captive capuchin monkeys (Brian Stone)
Visual attention of captive capuchin monkeys (Yonat Eshchar)