Publications

Dinges, C. W., Varnon, C. A., Cota, L. D., Slykerman, S. C., & Abramson, C. I. (2017). Studies of learned helplessness in honey bees (Apis mellifera L.). Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, 43(2), 147-158. doi: 10.1037/xan0000133.

Place, A. J., Varnon, C. A., Craig, D. P. A., & Abramson, C. I. (2017). Exploratory investigations in operant thermoregulation in western diamond-backed rattlesnakes (Crotalus atrox). In M. J. Dreslik, W. K. Hayes, S. J. Beaupre, & S. P. Mackessy (Eds.), The Biology of Rattlesnakes (pp. 213-227). Rodeo, NM: ECO Herpetological Publishing and Distribution.

Craig, D. P. A., Varnon, C. A., Pollock, K. L. , & Abramson, C. I. (2015). An assessment of horse (Equus ferus caballus) responding on fixed interval schedules of reinforcement: An individual analysis. Behavioral Processes, 120, 1-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2015.08.006.

Abramson, C. I., Craig, D. P. A., Varnon, C. A., & Wells, H. (2015). The effect of ethanol on reversal learning in honey bees (Apis mellifera anatolica): Response inhibition in a social insect model. Alcohol, 49, 245-258. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.alcohol.2015.02.005.

Craig, D. P. A., Varnon, C. A., Sokolowski, M. B. C., Wells, H., & Abramson, C. I. (2014). An assessment of fixed interval timing in free-flying honey bees (Apis mellifera ligustica): An analysis of individual performance. PloS One, 9, e101262. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101262. 

Dinges, C. W., Avalos, A., Abramson, C. I., Craig, D. P. A., Austin, Z. M., Varnon, C. A., Nur Dal, F., Giray, T., & Wells, H. (2013). Aversive conditioning in honey bees (Apis mellifera anatolica): A comparison of drones and workers. Journal of Experimental Biology, 216, 4124-4134. doi:10.1242/jeb.090100

Varnon, C. A., & Abramson, C. I. (2013). The propeller experiment controller: Low-cost automation for classroom experiments in learning and behavior. Comprehensive Psychology, 2, 1-18. doi:10.2466/07.08.IT.2.2. 

Abramson, C. I., Lay, A., Bowser, T. J., & Varnon, C. A. (2012). The use of silver vine (Actindia Polygama maximum, family Actindiaceae) as an enrichment aid for felines: Issues and prospects. American Journal of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 7, 21-27. doi:10.3844/ajavsp.2012.21.27.

Craig, D. P. A., Grice, J. W., Varnon, C. A., Gibson, B., Sokolowski, M. B C., & Abramson, C. I. (2012). Social reinforcement delays in free-flying honey bees (Apis mellifera L.). PloS One, 7, e46729. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0046729.

Varnon, C. A., Martin, A. L., & Abramson, C. I. (2012). Conditioning methods for farm animals: A mini review. Uludag University Journal of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, 2, 1-10.