[MARMAM] Special Issue of the International Journal of Comparative Psychology

Stan Kuczaj s.kuczaj at usm.edu
Sun Aug 22 12:21:02 PDT 2010

I am pleased to announce the publication of the following special issue of the International Journal of Comparative Psychology:

Research withe Captive Marine Mammals is Important - Part 1

The table of contents for this issue is listed below:

Research with captive marine mammals is important: An introduction to the
special issue
Stan A. Kuczaj II
The value of ex situ cetacean populations in understanding reproductive
physiology and developing assisted reproductive technology for ex situ and in situ
species management and conservation efforts
J. K. O’Brien and T. R. Robeck
Research with Navy marine mammals benefits animal care, conservation and
Dorian S. Houser, James J. Finneran, and S. H. Ridgway
How studies of wild and captive dolphins contribute to our understanding of
individual differences and personality
Lauren E. Highfill and Stan A. Kuczaj II
What can captive whales tell us about their wild counterparts? Identification,
usage, and ontogeny of contact calls in belugas (Delphinapterus leucas)
Valeria Vergara, Robert Michaud, and Lance Barrett-Lennard
What laboratory research has told us about dolphin cognition
Louis M. Herman
Cognitive research with dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) at Disney’s The Seas: A
program for enrichment, science, education, and conservation
Heidi E. Harley, Wendi Fellner, and M. Andy Stamper
Dolphin cognition: Representations and processes in memory and perception
Eduardo Mercado III and Caroline M. DeLong
Observational learning in wild and captive dolphins
Deirdre B. Yeater and Stan A. Kuczaj II
Bottlenose dolphins' (Tursiops truncatus) theory of mind as demonstrated by
responses to their trainers’ attentional states
Masaki Tomonaga, Yuka Uwano, Sato Ogura, and Toyoshi Saito
Inaugurating the study of animal metacognition
J. David Smith
Journal publication trends regarding cetaceans found in both wild and
captive environments: What do we study, and where do we publish?
Heather Hill and Monica Lackups

This issue has just appeared on the IJCP website (see below) and all articles are available for free download.  (You may also download the entire issue at once if you choose).
A second issue on this topic will be published in November of this year.


Stan Kuczaj
Editor, IJCP
s.kuczaj at usm.edu<mailto:s.kuczaj at usm.edu>
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