Animal Behavior Society
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Meeting Program


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TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017


CONFERENCE  DAY 2 



8:00 - 8:30 AM
KEYNOTE/SYMPOSIUM

WELCOME/OPENING REMARKS
AC223


8:30 - 9:30 AM

KEYNOTE/SYMPOSIUM

PLENARY TALK: REBECCA KILNER
AC223


8:30
How behavior changes evolution: experiments with burying beetles
Rebecca Kilner. Cambridge University , Cambridge, UK


9:30 - 10:00 AM

BREAK

MORNING SNACKS
Meeting Place


10:00 - 12:15 PM

KEYNOTE/SYMPOSIUM

PRESIDENTIAL SYMPOSIUM: PREDICTING BEHAVIOR
Chair/Organizer: E. Martins
AC223


10:00
Introduction
Emilia Martins.

10:15
Global Warming and Lizard Communication: Changes In Reliance On Chemical Versus Visual Signaling
Diana K. Hews1, Emilia P. Martins2. 1Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN, United States2Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, United States

10:45
Intrinsic and extrinsic state interact with stressors to regulate territorial behavior
Mikus Abolins-Abols. Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, United States

11:15
Predicting visual behavior in a changing aquatic world
Karen L Carleton1, Daniel Escobar-Camacho1, Ole Seehausen2, N. Justin Marshall3. 1University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States2EAWAG, University of Bern, Lucerne Switzerland3University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

11:45
A behavioral approach to understanding the ecology and evolution of interspecific eavesdropping
Ximena E Bernal1,2. 1Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States2Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, Panama


THE FUTURE OF ZOO RESEARCH: 50 YEARS OF ZOO BEHAVIOR SYMPOSIUM
Chair/Organizer: S. Margulis & N. Scott
AA112


10:00
Introduction
Sue Margulis.

10:15
Animal behavior science in zoos and aquariums: An historic perspective
Jill Mellen. Disney's Animal Kingdom - retired, Lake Buena Vista, FL, United States

10:45
THE BEHAVIORAL ENRICHMENT ANIMAL RESEARCH (BEAR) GROUP: ACADEMIC RESEARCH IN THE MODERN ZOO
Eduardo Fernandez, PhD. None, Seattle, WA, United States

11:15
The Role of Research in Zoo Behavioral Husbandry Programs
Beth Posta. Toledo Zoo and Aquarium, Toledo, OH, United States

11:45
The Importance of Studying Keeper-Animal Relationships in Zoos (11:45pm -12:15pm)
Kathy Carlstead. Smithsonian’s Conservation Biology Institute

PARALLEL TALKS

APPLIED ANIMAL BEHAVIOR
Chair/Organizer: Dan Blumstein
HW215


10:00
The impact of Feliway on behavioral and physiological stress responses in cats
Jacklyn J. Ellis, Ragen T.S. McGowan, François Martin. Nestlé Purina Research, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States

10:15
Engineering wildlife behaviour to reduce collisions with trains
Jonathan A. J. Backs, John A. Nychka, Colleen C. St. Clair. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

10:30
Relationship Based Training to Increase the Success of Shelter Dog Adoptions
Carley E. Faughn1, Ally Locklin2,3. 1Best Friends Animal Society, Kanab, UT, United States2Acadiana Animal Aid, Carencro, LA, United States3ZenDog Training, Lafayette, LA, United States

10:45
Behavioral and Physiological Assessment of Captive Heterosexual Gorilla Groups with Multiple Silverbacks
Kaylin S. Tennant1,2, Megan C. Morris1,2, Valerie D. Segura1, Dan Maloney1, Terry L. Maple1. 1Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, Jacksonville, FL, United States2University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL, United States

11:00
Opportunities and Challenges of Conducting Observational Research at a Chimpanzee Sanctuary
Bethany K. Hansen1,2, Stephen R. Ross1, Lydia M. Hopper1, Amy L. Fultz2. 1Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL, United States2Chimp Haven, Keithville, LA, United States

11:15
Examining Stress-Related Behavior and Allostatic Load in Zoo-Housed Western Lowland Gorillas
Ashley N Edes1, Barbara A Wolfe2, Douglas E Crews1. 1The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States2Morris Animal Foundation, Denver, Colorado, United States

11:30
Zoo Versus Domestic Animals: What We Can Learn From Each Other. A Veterinarian’s Perspective.
Marion Desmarchelier1,2, Shannon Ferrell2, Diane Frank1. 1Université de Montréal, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada2Zoo de Granby, Granby, QC, Canada

11:45
Puppies that succeed as guide dogs get tough love, solve problems quickly, and stay cool under pressure
Emily E. Bray, Mary D. Sammel, Dorothy L. Cheney, James A. Serpell, Robert M. Seyfarth. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States


NEURO/ENDOCRINE & PHYSIOLOGICAL MECHANISMS
Chair/Organizer: Mallory L. Wiper
HW216


10:00
Pace- of- life variation among populations and species in Temnothorax ants 
Sarah E Bengston1, James Waters2. 1Rice University, Houston, Texas , United States2Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

10:15
Scaring the fiddler crab Uca pugilator in order to determine their spectral sensitivities  
Jeremy Didion1, John Layne1. 1Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, United States2Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, United States

10:30
DHEA Induces Aggression and Brain Region Specific Androgen Receptor and Aromatase mRNA Expression
Douglas W Wacker1, Sahar Khalaj1, Lindsey J Jones1, Tara L Champion2, Jason E Davis3, Simone L Meddle4, John C Wingfield5. 1University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, WA, United States2Seattle University, Seattle, WA, United States3Radford University, Radford, VA, United States4The Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh United Kingdom5University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, United States

10:45
The perception of water waves with echolocation: answers from a frog-eating bat
Leonie Baier1,2. 1Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Martinsried, Germany2Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancón, Panama

11:00
Seasonal male stress levels are independent of competition and testosterone in a partially-semelparous mammal
Phoebe D Edwards1, Rupert Palme2, Rudy Boonstra1. 1University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada2University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna Austria

11:15
Effects of corticosterone and social isolation on song stereotypy and HVC in male zebra finches
Pavlina Faltynek1, Kendra Sewall2, Scott MacDougall-Shackleto1. 1University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada2Virginia Tech , Blacksburg, Virginia , United States

11:30
Exploring the role of sensitivity differences in social insect division of labor
Nicole E Leitner, Anna Dornhaus. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States

11:45
Is There a Neural Basis to Lateralized Behaviour in Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)?
Mallory L. Wiper, Dennis M. Higgs. University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

12:00
BEHAVIORAL AND SENSORIAL PLASTICITY IN A NET-CASTING SPIDER
Jay A. Stafstrom1, Peter Michalik2, Eileen A. Hebets1. 1University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, United States2University of Greifswald, Greifswald Germany


PREDATION AND FORAGING
Chair/Organizer: Theodore Stankowich
SW319


10:00
Avoiding the Stink: Coyotes Learn and Generalize About The Aposematic Coloration Of Striped Skunks
Theodore Stankowich, Caitlin Fay. California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, United States

10:15
Synchronized vigilance in response to shared local conditions  
Peter A. Bednekoff. Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, United States

10:30
Alternative Strategies for Dealing with Prey Toxins by Jumping Spiders
Michael E Vickers, Lisa A Taylor. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, United States

10:45
Comparative Analysis of Two Object-Manipulation Activities in Balinese Long-tailed Macaques
Amanda N. Pelletier1, Silvana Sita2, Elenora Neugebauer3, Noëlle Gunst1, Sergio M. Pellis4, Jean-Baptiste Leca1. 1Department of Psychology, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada2Department of Physiology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, RN, Brazil3Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, HE, Germany4Department of Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada

11:00
Is alert behavior a good proxy of visual detection? 
Esteban Fernandez-Juricic1, Bradley Blackwell2, Travis DeVault2, Thomas Seamans2, Nathan Ikerd1. 1Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States2APHIS - USDA, Sandusky, OH, United States

11:15
The Boys of Summer: Sex-Specific Patterns of Urban Habitat Use by Big Brown Bats   
Cylita Guy, Krista J. Patriquin, John M. Ratcliffe. University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

11:30
Daily Foraging Routines: The Role of Environmental Harshness, Food-Caching, and Spatial Memory
Angela M. Pitera1, Rebecca Croston1, Carrie L. Branch1, Dovid Y. Kozlovsky1, Eli Bridge2, Vladimir V. Pravosudov1. 1University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV, United States2University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, United States

11:45
Predation risk, body condition and immunity: Life history-related resource allocation in a dragonfly
Rosalind L Murray1,2, Locke Rowe2, Shannon McCauley1. 1University of Toronto (Mississauga), Mississauga, Ontario, Canada2University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

12:00
Recovery from a high-risk phenotype in a social fish  
Adam Crane, Maud Ferrari. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada


SOCIAL BEHAVIOR
Chair/Organizer: Noa Pinter-Wollman
SW309


10:00
The impact of keystone individuals on collective outcomes through social interactions
Noa Pinter-Wollman. UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States

10:15
Interspecific information transfer among gleaning neotropical bats.
Krista Patriquin1, Rachel Page2, John Ratcliffe1. 1University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, ON, Canada2Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Gamboa, Panama, Panama

10:30
Disability predicts dominance rank in female but not male free-ranging Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata)
Sarah E. Turner1, Masayuki Nakamichi2, Toshikazu Nobuhara3, Hisami Nobuhara3, Simon M. Reader1. 1McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada2Osaka University, Osaka Japan3Awajishima Monkey Center, Sumoto Japan

10:45
The role of density and frequency on selection for aggression in periods of limited resources
R. Julia Kilgour, Andrew McAdam, Gustavo Betini, Ryan Norris. University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

11:00
The Vocal Repertoire and Alarm Calling in Barbary Ground Squirrels
Annemarie van der Marel1, Marta López-Darias2, Jane Waterman1. 1University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada2IPNA-CSIC, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain

11:15
Effects of Neighbor Familiarity on Intrusion Risk and Behavioral Plasticity in the North American Red Squirrel
Erin R. Siracusa1, David R. Wilson2, Stan Boutin3, Murray M. Humphries4, Jamieson C. Gorrell5, David W. Coltman3, Ben Dantzer6, Jeffrey Lane7, Andrew G. McAdam1. 1University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada2Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada3University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada4McGill University, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, Canada5Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC, Canada6University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States7University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

11:30
Individual Variation in Neophobia and the Influence of Dominance Rank in Jackdaws (Corvus monedula)
Victoria J. West, Tom V. Smulders, Elizabeth.E Price. Centre for Behaviour and Evolution, Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom

11:45
Social and non-social odor discrimination by African giant pouched rats
Angela R Freeman, Michael J Sheehan, Alexander G Ophir. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States

12:00
Inactive workers act as ‘reserve’ labor, but are not replaced when they are removed
Daniel Charbonneau1, Takao Sasaki2, Anna Dornhaus3. 1Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Entomology & Insect Science, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States2Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford United Kingdom3Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States


12:00 - 1:30 PM

MEETING

AD HOC TALKS
Library Makerspace


CAAB MEET AND GREET
Residence Centre


CONSERVATION BEHAVIOR COMMITTEE MEETING
Marketplace Cafeteria Meeting Room

LUNCH

LUNCH (ON YOUR OWN)
Marketplace Cafeteria

BY INVITATION ONLY

UNDERGRADUATE LUNCHEON AND ORIENTATION
HW305


1:30 - 2:30 PM

KEYNOTE/SYMPOSIUM

FELLOW'S TALK
AC223


1:30
The evolution of alternative reproductive tactics
Molly/R Morris. Ohio University, Athens, OH, United States


2:30 - 3:30 PM

KEYNOTE/SYMPOSIUM

EDUCATION
HW215


2:30
Teaching critical skills using concepts from animal behavior. I. Course design and student outcomes.
Katherine K. Thorington, Jessica O. Lyons, Steven V. Viscido. Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC, United States

2:45
Teaching critical skills using concepts from animal behavior. II. Assessment artifacts 
Steven V. Viscido, Katherine K. Thorington, Jessica O. Lyons. Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC, United States

3:00
Why gamified learning and using games to teach are not the same thing
Michael M Kasumovic. UNSW Australia, Sydney, NSW, Australia


PRESIDENTIAL SYMPOSIUM: PREDICTING BEHAVIOR
Chair/Organizer: E. Martins
AC223


2:30
Social Assessment in a Changing World
Michael J Sheehan, Sarah E Bluher. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States

3:00
Nest Materials in Cities: Sparrows and Finches Use Cigarette Butts at a Potentially High Cost
Monserrat Suárez-Rodríguez, Constantino Macías Garcia. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Instituto de Ecología, Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico City, Mexico


THE FUTURE OF ZOO RESEARCH: 50 YEARS OF ZOO BEHAVIOR SYMPOSIUM
Chair/Organizer: S. Margulis & N. Scott
AA112


2:30
Using phylogenetic comparative methods to understand how wild animals adjust to captivity
Georgia J Mason. University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

PARALLEL TALKS

AGONISM
SW309


2:30
The hidden structure of dominance hierarchies
Elizabeth A. Hobson1,2, Dan Monster3, Simon DeDeo1,4. 1Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM, United States2ASU-SFI Center for Biosocial Complex Systems, Arizona State University and Santa Fe Institute, Tempe, AZ, United States3Aarhus University, Aarhus Denmark4Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

2:45
​All by myself: meta-analysis of contest resolution rules show support for self-assessment models
Paulo Enrique C. Peixoto1, Nelson S. Pinto2. 1Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil2Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ecologia e Biomonitoramento, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

3:00
Influence of Sex, Territorial Ownership, and Species on Aggression in Two Species of Terrestrial Salamander
Colton S. Lynn, S. Alicia Mathis. Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri, United States

3:15
When territorial salamanders cheat: a test of the dear enemy phenomenon
Ben Dalton1, Rachel Settle1,2, Alicia Mathis1. 1Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, United States2Missouri Department of Conservation, Mt. Vernon, MO, United States


BEHAVIOR GENETICS/GENOMIC & GENETICS & EVOLUTION
Chair/Organizer: Amy L. Toth
SW319


2:30
How maternal interactions shape social fate: Transcriptomics of maternal manipulation in social wasps
Amy L. Toth1, Jennifer M. Jandt2, Robert L. Jeanne3, John M. Hermanson3, Sainath Suryanarayanan3. 1Iowa State University, Ames, IA, United States2University of Otago, Dunedin New Zealand3University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, United States

2:45
An ant-plant mutualism through the lens of cGMP-dependent kinase genes
Pierre-Jean G. Malé1,2, Kyle M. Turner1, Manjima Doha1, Ina Anreiter1,3, Aaron M. Allen1, Marla B. Sokolowski1,3, Megan E. Frederickson1. 1University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada2Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States3Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Toronto, ON, Canada

3:00
Genetic Correlations Among Different Forms of Aggression in Fruit Flies
Carling M. Baxter, Andrew M. Scott, Ieta Shams, Ian Dworkin, Reuven Dukas. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada


DEVELOPMENT
Chair/Organizer: Brett M. Frye
HW216


2:30
Who’s Listening: Developmental Response to Changes in Acoustic Environment in the Fall Field Cricket  
Genevieve L. Ferguson, Susan M. Bertram. Carleton Univeristy, Ottawa, ON, Canada

2:45
Ontogenetic cues of density vs. disturbance drive different patterns of variation in widow spiders
Nicholas DiRienzo, Anna Dornhaus. University of Arizona, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tucson, Arizona, United States

3:00
Consistent Behavioral Traits in Captive Common Marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) Infants
Brett M. Frye1, Lisa G. Rapaport1, Suzette D. Tardif2. 1Clemson University, Clemson, SC, United States2Southwest National Primate Research Center, San Antonio, TX, United States


3:30 - 4:00 PM

BREAK

AFTERNOON SNACKS
Meeting Place


4:00 - 5:00 PM

KEYNOTE/SYMPOSIUM

PRESIDENTIAL SYMPOSIUM: PREDICTING BEHAVIOR
Chair/Organizer: E. Martins
AC223


4:00
THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

4:30
Predicting the evolution or collapse of reproductive isolation in a changing world
Rebecca Safran. University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States


4:00 - 5:45 PM

KEYNOTE/SYMPOSIUM

THE FUTURE OF ZOO RESEARCH: 50 YEARS OF ZOO BEHAVIOR SYMPOSIUM
Chair/Organizer: S. Margulis & N. Scott
AA112


4:00
The Zoo-logical Choice: Collaborations between Zoos and Universities
Bonnie A. Baird1,2. 1Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Cleveland, Ohio, United States2Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

4:30
Important Information to Know When Conducting Research with Zoological Institutions
Erika B Bauer. Smithsonian's National Zoological Park, Washington, DC, United States

5:00
Zoo Animal Behavior Research: Asking Applied Questions and Finding Basic Answers  
Jason V. Watters. San Francisco Zoological Society, San Francisco, CA, United States

5:30
Discussion
Nancy Scott.


4:00 - 6:15 PM

PARALLEL TALKS

APPLIED ANIMAL BEHAVIOR
HW215


4:00
THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

4:15
Endocrine, metabolic, and behavioural effects in quail exposed to a currently-used flame retardant
Mélanie F. Guigueno1,2, Ashley M. Hanas1, François Ste-Marie Chamberland1, Kim J. Fernie2, Jessica A. Head1. 1Department of Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Québec, Canada2Environment and Climate Change Canada, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

4:30
Behavioral Responses to Environmental Extremes in an African Cichlid
Suzanne M. Gray, Richard C. Oldham, Lauren M. Pintor. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States

4:45
Testing Ruffed Lemurs Color Vision Using Subject Mediated Automatic Remote Testing Apparatus (SMARTA)
Raymond Vagell 1, Vance J. Vagell2, Rachel L. Jacobs3, James Gordon1, Andrea L. Baden4,5,6. 1 Animal Behavior and Conservation, Department of Psychology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, NY, United States2Queens, New York, Queens, NY, United States3Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology, Department of Anthropology, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States4Department of Anthropology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, NY, United States5Department of Anthropology, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, New York, NY, United States6The New York Consortium in Evolutionary Primatology , New York, NY, United States

5:00
Social Behavior and Ecology May Interact to Shape the Gut Microbiome in Feral Horses (Equus caballus)
Cassandra M Nunez, James S Adelman, Haley A Carr, Maggie M Jones. Iowa State University, Ames, IA, United States

5:15
Up and down in a complicated way: the altitudinal migration of the Yellow-legged Thrush in Brazil
André C Guaraldo, Juliane C Bczuska. Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil

5:30
Changing Things Up: Measuring the Effects of Proximity to Conspecifics and Enrichment for a Male Jaguar
Megan C. Morris1,2, Kaylin S. Tennant1,2, Valerie D. Segura1, Dan Maloney1, Terry L. Maple1. 1Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, Jacksonville, Florida, United States2University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, United States

5:45
Development of a Behavioral Feeding Assay to Test Pesticide Toxicity in Amphibians
Kendall Scarlett1, J. Patrick Cusaac1, 2, Tim Anderson1, Kaitlyn Dudley1, Jason Belden1, Carey Pope1, 3, Scott McMurry 1. 1Department of Integrative Biology, Oklahoma State University , Stillwater, OK, United States2Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries, University of Tennessee Center for Wildlife Health, Knoxville, TN, United States3Physiological Sciences, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University , Stillwater, OK, United States


COGNITION AND LEARNING
Chair/Organizer: Maria Cristina Tello-Ramos
SW319


4:00
Spatial cognition and exploration in scatter hoarders along an urban gradient
Megan J. Thompson, Julie Morand-Ferron. University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

4:15
The Effect Of Ingested Aluminum On Forage Quality Assessment And Patch Fidelity In Honey Bees  
Ana M. Chicas-Mosier1,2, Bree A. Cooper2,3, Alexander M. Melendez2,4, Melina Pérez2,4, Charles I. Abramson1,2. 1Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States2Namık Kemal Üniversitesi, Tekirdag Turkey3University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, United States4University of Puerto Rico, San Juan Puerto Rico

4:30
Personality and problem solving in captive Asian elephants
Lisa P. Barrett, Sarah Benson-Amram. University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, United States

4:45
Cognitive Responses to Winter Temperature Variation in Black-capped Chickadees (Poecile atricapillus)
Robert J. Martin, David F. Sherry. Western University, London, Ontario, Canada

5:00
Apes Demonstrate Flexible Problem Solving with a Causally-Clear Food Acquisition Task
Sarah L Jacobson, Lydia M Hopper. Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois, United States

5:15
Social Models Enhance African Apes’ Memory for Novel Events
Lydia M. Hopper1, Lauren H. Howard2, Katherine E. Wagner1, Amanda L. Woodward3, Stephen R. Ross1. 1Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL, United States2Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, United States3University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States

5:30
Visual and Olfactory Recognition of Humans and Elephants by African Elephants
Victoria A. W. Perret, Preston Foerder. University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN, United States

5:45
Individual Variation in Spatial Memory and Fitness in Food-Caching Chickadees
Maria Cristina Tello-Ramos1, Rebecca Croston2, Carrie Branch1, Dovid Kozlovsky1, Angela Pitera1, Eli Bridge3, Vladimir Pravosudov1. 1University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, Nevada, United States2United States Geological Survey, Reston , Virginia, United States3University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, United States

6:00
Do female budgerigars choose males based on their cognitive abilities?
Angela Medina-García, Timothy F. Wright. New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, United States


CONSERVATION
Chair/Organizer: Daniel Rubenstein
SW309


4:00
Can we use sensory ecology to reduce birds’ collisions with building, towers, and turbines?
John P. Swaddle. College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, United States

4:15
Facilitation or Competition: How Livestock and Wildlife Grazing can Flip Interactions from Bad to Good 
Daniel Rubenstein. Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

4:30
Potential effects of chronic anthropogenic sound on bottlenose dolphins in Jacksonville, FL 
Carissa D. King, Quincy A. Gibson. University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL, United States

4:45
The interface of ecological novelty and behavioral context in the formation of ecological traps
Bruce Robertson1, Desiree Campbell1, Colyer Durovich1, Ian Hetterich1, Julia Les1, Gabor Horvath2. 1Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, United States2Eotvos University, Budapest Hungary

5:00
Using Behavioral Methods for Conservation  
Barbara Clucas. Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, United States

5:15
Many Places Called Home: the Adaptive Value of Seasonal Adjustments in Range Fidelity
Martin-Hugues St-Laurent1, Alexandre Lafontaine1, Pierre Drapeau2, Daniel Fortin3. 1Université du Québec à Rimouski, Rimouski, Québec, Canada2Université du Québec à Rimouski, Rimouski, Québec, Canada3Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada4Université Laval, Québec, Québec, Canada

5:30
Using ornamental coloration of tree swallows as a non-invasive indicator of aquatic pollution.
Natalia Lifshitz, Colleen St. Clair. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

5:45
Grassland Reclamation by Avian Species at Freshkills Park, the World's Former Largest Landfill
Caitlin E. Field. NYC Parks, New York, NY, United States


SOCIAL EVOLUTION
Chair/Organizer: Sigal Balshine
HW216


4:00
Effects of nutritional deprivation on development and behavior in the subsocial bee Ceratina calcarata 
Sarah Lawson, Sandra Rehan. University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, United States

4:15
Direct benefits and evolutionary transitions to complex societies 
Sigal Balshine1, John L Fitzpatrick2, Cody J Dey3, Constance MO O'Connor4, Susanne Shultz5. 1McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada2Stockholm University, Stockholm Sweden3University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada4Wildlife Conservation Society of Canada, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada5University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom

4:30
Cooperative Breeding is Associated with Increased Communicative Complexity in Avian Species
Gavin M Leighton. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States

4:45
Experimental induction of alloparental behaviour in a solitary carpenter bee
Miriam H. Richards, Andrea Cardama-Garate. Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

5:00
How do a male’s physiological and social profiles predict rank duration and mating success?
Bobby Habig1, David A.W.A.M. Jansen1, Laurence R. Gesquiere2, Susan C. Alberts2, Jeanne Altmann3, Elizabeth A. Archie1. 1University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States2Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States3Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

5:15
Selection for colony aggression favors the evolution of social susceptibility  
Jonathan Pruitt1, Colin Wright1, James Lichtenstein1, Noa Pinter-Wollman2. 1UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States2UC Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States

5:30
Cryptic "royal" subfamilies in honey bee (Apis mellifera) colonies
James M. Withrow1,2, David R. Tarpy1,2. 1North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, United States2W.M. Keck Center for Behavioral Biology, NCSU, Raleigh, NC, United States

5:45
The Ontogeny of Independence: Nest Egression in Prairie Voles
Jeanne M. Powell, George S. Prounis, Alexander G. Ophir. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States

6:00
Competitive Effects and Their Potential as an Evolutionary Constraint in North American Red Squirrels
David N Fisher1, Andrew G McAdam1, Alastair J Wilson2. 1University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada2University of Exeter, Penryn, Cornwall, United Kingdom


6:00 - 7:00 PM

WORKSHOP

NSF WORKSHOP 1: FINDING FUNDING DURING LEAN TIMES (BRING YOUR OWN DINNER)
AA160/Atrium


6:00 - 8:00 PM

DINNER BREAKS

DINNER (ON YOUR OWN)
Meeting Place

BY INVITATION ONLY

ALLEE SYMPOSIUM DINNER (INVITATION ONLY)
Fratelli Village Pizzeria


7:00 - 9:00 PM

EVENING ACTIVITY

LGBTQ- PUB SOCIAL
Rex's Den


7:00 - 10:00 PM

EVENING ACTIVITY

FILM FESTIVAL
AC223