Recent Publications

2019

  1. Beisner BA, Wooddell LJ, Hannibal DL, Nathman A, McCowan B. (2019). High rates of aggression do not predict rates of trauma in captive groups of macaques.Applied Animal Behavior Science, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2019.01.003.
  2. Posfai M, Braun N, Beisner B, McCowan B, D’Souza RM (2019) Consensus ranking for multi-objective interventions in multiplex networks. New Journal of Physics, https://doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/ab14b3.
  3. Miller E, Johnson T, Omondi G, Atwill E, Isbell L, McCowan B, and VanderWaal K (2019). Assessing transmission of antimicrobial resistant Escherichia coli in wild giraffe contact networks. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, https://doi.org/10.1128/AEM.02136-18
  4. Marty PR, Beisner B, Kaburu SSK, Balasubramaniam K, Bliss-Moreau E, Ruppert N, Sah SAM, IsmailA, ArletME, AtwillER, McCowan, B (2019). Time constraints imposed by anthropogenic environments alter social behaviour in long-tailed macaques. Animal Behaviour, 150:157-165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2019.02.010
  5. Balasubramaniam K, Beisner B, Hubbard J, Vandeleest J, Atwill ER, McCowan B (2019). Affiliation and disease risk: social networks mediate gut microbial transmission among rhesus macaques. Animal Behaviour, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2019.03.009
  6. Wooddell LJ, Beisner B, Hannibal D, Nathman A, McCowan B (2019). Increased produce enrichment reduces trauma in socially-housed captive rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). American Journal of Primatology.

2018

  1. McCowan B, Beisner BA, Hannibal DL (2018) Social management of laboratory rhesus macaques housed in large groups using a network approach: a review. Behavioral Processes https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2017.11.014
  2. Balasubramaniam KN, Beisner BA, Berman CM, De Marco A, Duboscq J, Koirala S, Majolo B, MacIntosh AJ, McFarland R, Molesti S, Ogawa H, Petit O, Schino G, Sosa S, Sueur C, Thierry B, de Waal FBM, McCowan B (2018) The influence of phylogeny social style and sociodemographic factors on variation in macaque social networks. American Journal of Primatology http://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22727
  3. Balasubramaniam K, Beisner B, Guan J, Vandeleest J, Fushing H, Atwill E, McCowan B. (2018) Social network community structure and the contact-mediated sharing of commensal E. coli among captive rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) PeerJ 6:e4271, https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4271.
  4. Cassidy L, Hannibal D, Vandeleest J, Semple S, Barnard A, Chun K, Winkler S, McCowan B (2018). Intermittent pair-housing and pair relationship qualities modulate HPA activity in adult female rhesus macaques. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22762.
  5. Fushing H, Liu S, McCowan B (2018). From patterned response dependency to structured covariate dependency: entropy based categorical-pattern-matching. PLoS One 13: e0198253. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29902187
  6. Gottlieb DL, Capitanio JP, McCowan B (2018). Personality, environmental stressors, and diarrhea in rhesus macaques: an interactionist perspective. American Journal of Primatology, https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22908
  7. Kaburu S, Beisner B, Balasubramaniam K, Marty P, Bliss-Moreau E, McCowan B (2018). Rates of human-macaque interactions affect grooming behavior among urban-dwelling rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 168: 92-103, https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.23722
  8. Vandeleest JJ, Capitanio JP, Hamel A, Meyer J, Novak M, Mendoza SP, McCowan B (2018). Social stability influences the association between adrenal responsiveness and hair cortisol concentrations in rhesus macaques, Psychoneuroendocrinology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.10.008
  9. Linden J, McCowan B, Capitanio J, Isbell L (2018). Male-inflicted wounds have opposite effects on hair cortisol for captive male and female rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) following new group formation. Primates, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10329-018-0703-6
  10. Linden J, Capitanio JP, McCowan B, Isbell LA (2018). Coping style and cortisol levels in infancy predict hair cortisol following new group formation in captive rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). American Journal of Primatology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22938

2017

  1. Hannibal DL, Bliss-Moreau E, Vandeleest J, McCowan B, Capitanio J (2017) Laboratory rhesus macaque social housing and social changes: Implications for research. American Journal of Primatology; https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22528
  2. Capitanio JP, Blozis SA, Snarr J, Steward A, McCowan B (2017) Do “birds of a feather flock together” or do “opposites attract”? Behavioral responses and temperament predict success in pairings of rhesus monkeys in a laboratory setting. American Journal of Primatology; https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22464
  3. Theil JH, Beisner BA, HillAE, McCowanB (2017) Effects of human management events on conspecific aggression in captive rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science 56 109.
  4. Seil SK, Hannibal DL, Beisner BA, McCowan B (2017) Predictors of insubordinate aggression among captive female rhesus macaques. American Journal of Physical Anthropology https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.23296