Andrew Gallup Presents and Chairs Session at International Conference

Andrew Gallup of the Psychology Department delivered two research presentations and chaired a session on cognitive processes at the International Conference on Comparative Cognition (April 13-17). Both presentations were based on research conducted at SUNY Oneonta, and each included at least one psychology undergraduate co-author. The first presentation was a talk entitled “Yawn duration predicts brain size and complexity in mammals” and was co-authored by Allyson Church (current psychology major). The second was a poster entitled “Ingroup bias for contagious stretching in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus)” and was co-authored by Janine Militello (current psychology major), Lexington Swartwood (current psychology major), and Serena Sackett (recent psychology graduate).