Stan Kuczaj, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychology

Comparative studies of social behavior and cognitive abilities.

Recent Publications

Kuczaj, S.A. II & Hill, H.M. (in press). How animals care for their young. In M. Bekoff (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior. Phoenix, AZ: Greenwood Publishing.

Kuczaj, S.A. II, Paulos, R. D. & Ramos, J. A. (in press). Imitation in apes, children and dolphins: Implications for the ontogeny and phylogeny of symbolic representation. In L. Namy (Ed.), The ontogeny of symbolic representation. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Kuczaj, S.A. II & Thames, R. (in press). Problem solving in dolphins. In T. Zentall & E. Wasserman (Eds.), Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Xitco, M.J. Jr., Gory, J.D. & Kuczaj, S.A. II. (2004). Audience effects on dolphin pointing. Animal Cognition, 7, 231-238.

Kuczaj, S.A. II & Hendry, J. L. (2003). Does language help animals think? In D. Gentner & S. Goldin-Meadow (Eds.), Language in Mind: Advances in the Study of Language and Thought. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, pp. 237-275.
Recent Presentations

Gory, J.D. & Kuczaj, S.A. II. (2004). Experimental investigations of the role of planning in dolphin problem solving. Presented at the annual meeting of the European Cetacean Society, Kolmarden, Sweden, March.

Ioup, G. E., Ioup, J. W., Larue, J.P., Sidorovskaia, N.A., Kuczaj, S.A. II, Rayborn, G.H. & Walker, C.D. (2004). Spectogram analysis of low to mid frequency marine mammal sounds. Presented at the annual biannual meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, New York, May.

Kuczaj, S.A. II, Hill, H.M. & Solangi, M. (2004). All mothers are not the same: Maternal styles in dolphin mothers. Presented at the biennial meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Ghent, Belgium, July.

Yeater, D., Davis, J., Sugarman, P., Kuczaj, S. A. II, and Solangi, M. (2004). Factors that influence voluntary regurgitation in captive bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Presented at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences, Biloxi, MS, February.
Wright, A. J., Goold, J.C., Kuczaj, S.A. II, Thames, R., Newcomb, J., Mellinger, D. K. & Snyder, M. (2004). Bathymetry, meteorology and diurnal patterns in sperm whale behaviour. Presented at the annual meeting of the European Cetacean Society, Kolmarden, Sweden, March.