Scholarly Presentations:


Invited Talks/Papers:

Anderson, M. J.  (2010). Behavioral Laterality in Caribbean flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber).  Invited paper given at Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ (December).

Anderson, M. J.  (2009). Behavioral Laterality in Caribbean flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber).  Invited paper given at Rutgers University, Camden, NJ (November).

Anderson, M.J. (2009). Behavioral Laterality in Caribbean flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber).  Invited paper given at the Midwestern Psychological Association meeting, Chicago, Il (May).

Anderson, M. J. (February, 2007). Ontogenetic Forgetting of Stimulus Attributes.  Invited talk delivered to meeting of SJU chapter of Sigma Xi.

Anderson, M. J. (April 24, 2007). Psychology Career Choices and the Importance of Psi Chi Membership. Invited talk given at annual SJU chapter Psi Chi induction ceremony.

Poster/Papers Presented at Professional Conferences:

Anderson, M. J. (2014). Lateral neck-resting behavior in captive Caribbean flamingos and its implications for husbandry and management. Paper presented at the 3rd International Flamingo Symposium, San Diego, CA (October).

Royer, E. A., & Anderson, M.J. (2014). Social dominance in captive Caribbean flamingos Phoenicopterus ruber and the relation to pair bonding and physiological measures of health. Poster presented at the 3rd International Flamingo Symposium, San Diego, CA (October).

Anderson, M. J., & Robinson-Drummer, P. A. (2014). Effects of directional orientation and deflighting on lateral behavior in Caribbean flamingos. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, Boston, MA (March).

Lam, S. C., Foster, J. J., & Anderson, M. J. (2014). The effects of sprinkler enrichment on the behavior of captive Caribbean flamingos. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, Boston, MA (March).

Reeves, P. A., Foster, J. J., Insalaco, C. M., Blum, S. G., & Anderson, M. J. (2013). Laterality and temperature effects in flamingo resting behavior. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, New York, NY (March).

Peluso, A. I. & Anderson, M. J. (2013). Lateral feeding behavior and scratching preference in relation to social behavior in captive Caribbean flamingos. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, New York, NY (March).

Anderson, M. J. (2013). An investigation of laterality, social behavior, and temperature effects in Chilean flamingos. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, New York, NY (March).

Royer, E. A., & Anderson, M. J. (2013).  Social dominance and pair bonding in captive Caribbean flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber). Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, New York, NY (March).

Robinson, P., & Anderson, M. J.  (2012). Behavioral lateralization and social behaviors in the Northern bald ibis (Geronticus eremita). Poster presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Animal Behavior Society, Albuquerque, NM (June).

Anderson, M. J., & Ialeggio, D. M.  (2012).  Behavioral laterality as a predictor of health in captive Caribbean flamingos, Phoenicopters ruber.  Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, Pittsburgh PA (March).

Burpee, T., Mcgraw, J. J., Wall, M. J., & Anderson, M. J.  (2012).  Exposure to novel objects weakens conditioned fear in Long-Evans rats.  Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, Pittsburgh PA (March).

Peluso, A. I., Wall, M. J., Royer, E. A., & Anderson, M. J.  (2012).  Flamingo aggression and its relation to weather. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, Pittsburgh PA (March).

Robinson, P., & Anderson, M. J.  (2012). Behavioral lateralization and social behaviors in the Northern bald ibis (Geronticus eremita).  Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, Pittsburgh PA (March).

Royer, E. A., Peluso, A. I., Wall, M. J., & Anderson, M. J.  (2012).  Evidence for a dominance hierarchy in captive Caribbean flamingos, Phoenicopterus ruber. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, Pittsburgh PA (March).

Anderson, M. J.  (2011).  Behavioral laterality and social cohesion in Caribbean flamingos, Phoenicopterus ruber.  Paper presented at the Festschrift for David C. Riccio, Kent State Univeristy, Kent OH (May).

Hinderliter, C. F., Anderson, M. J., & Misanin, J. R.  (2011).  Age differences in associative interference in conditioned taste-aversion.  Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association meeting, Chicago Il (May).

Robinson, P. A., & Anderson, M. J.  (2011).  Behavioral lateralization in the Northern bald ibis (Geronticus eremita). Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, Cambridge MA (March).

McGraw, J. J., & Anderson, M. J.  (2011). Lateral open-field turning preferences and their relation to novel object preference in rats. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, Cambridge MA (March).

Anderson, M. J., & Layton, W. B.  (2011).  Predator odor disrupts social novelty preference in Long-Evans rats.  Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, Cambridge MA (March).

Klimas, D. B., Wilson, C., Budroe, T. J., & Anderson, M. J.  (2010).  Concurrent object learning in rats using a transitive inference procedure. Poster presented at the 17th International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne Beach, FL (March).

Anderson, M. J., & Williams, S. A.  (2010).  Why do flamingos stand on one leg? Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, New York, NY (March).

Williams, S. A., & Anderson, M. J.  (2009).  Latency of Caribbean flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber) to initiate forward locomotion following resting on one leg or two. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, Pittsburgh, PA (March).

Klimas, D. B., Wilson, C., & Anderson, M. J.  (2009).  Concurrent object learning in rats using a transitive inference procedure. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, Pittsburgh, PA (March).

Ailstock, K. A., Klimas, D. B., & Anderson M. J.  (2009).  Temporal contingency influences sensory preconditioning of contextual retrieval cues. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, Pittsburgh, PA (March).

Anderson, M. J., Hinderliter, C. F., & Misanin, J. R.  (2008).  Retention of learned safety in young and aged rats.  Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association meeting, Chicago, Il (May).

Anderson, M. J., O’Brien, E., Gangemi III, V.  (2008).  Sexual arousal promotes learning deficit for non-sexual stimuli. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, Boston, MA (March).

Klimas, D., Roberts, M. B., Anderson, M. J.  (2008).  Sensory preconditioning of contextual stimuli. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, Boston, MA (March).

Jablonski, S. A., & Anderson, M. J.  (2008). Spaced initial stimulus familiarization enhances novelty preference in Long-Evans rats. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, Boston, MA (March).

Jablonski, S., & Anderson, M.J.  (2007). The effects of repeated novel object recognition task experience on object exploration and novelty preference.  Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, Philadelphia, PA (March).

Reis-Costa, K. G., & Anderson, M. J.  (2006).  Effects of September 11th stress on time perception.  Poster presented at the New England Psychological Association meeting, Manchester, NH (October).

Misanin, J. R., Kaufhold, S. E., Paul, R. L., Anderson, M. J., & Hinderliter, C. F.  (2005).  The effect of stress on conditioned taste aversion in rats.  Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association meeting, Chicago, Il (May).

Anderson, M. J., & Riccio, D. C.  (2005).  The alleviation of ontogenetic forgetting of stimulus attributes through a contextual reminder treatment.  Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, Boston, MA (March).

Anderson, M. J., & Riccio, D. C.  (2004).  The effects of ontogeny on the forgetting of contextual attributes.  Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association meeting, Chicago, Il (May).

Christianson, J. P., Anderson, M. J., Misanin, J. R., & Hinderliter, C. F.  (2004).  Hypothermia prolongs the interval at which taste aversions can be formed when using a compound CS.  Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association meeting, Chicago, Il (May).

Anderson, M. J., Karash, D. L., & Riccio, D. C.  (2003).  Pre-test reminders alleviate ontogenetic forgetting in a novel object recognition task.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Pavlovian Society, Bloomington, IN (September).

Anderson, M. J., Ashton, K. M., & Riccio, D. C.  (2003).  The effects of training-stimulus reminders on nonassociative memory in a novel object recognition task.  Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association meeting, Chicago, Il (May).

Hinderliter, C. F., Misanin, J. R., Christianson, J. P., Giovanni, L. M., & Anderson, M. J.  (2003).  Prolonging the CS-US association interval following ketaset-rompun prior experience.  Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association meeting, Chicago, Il (May).

Karash, D., Anderson, M. J., & Riccio, D. C.  (2002).  The alleviation of ontogenetic forgetting in novel object recognition.  Poster presented at the 31st Annual Western Pennsylvania Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA (April).

Yellen, K., Williams, J., Ashton, K. M., Anderson, M. J., & Riccio, D. C.  (2002).  Strain differences in novel object recognition.  Poster presented at the 31st Annual Western Pennsylvania Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA (April).

Anderson, M. J., Moody, E. W., Miner, C., & Riccio, D. C.  (2002).  Assessment of ontogeny and infantile amnesia through novel object recognition.  Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association meeting, Chicago, Il (May).

Hinderliter, C. F., Pollack, C. A., Musci, J. A., Anderson, M. J., & Misanin, J. R.  (2002).  Hypothermia’s effect on conditioned taste aversion at various CS-US intervals.  Poster  presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association meeting, Chicago, Il  (May).

Anderson, M. J., Moody, E. W., Ashton, K. M., & Riccio, D. C.  (2002).  Novel Object Recognition as a Tool for the Assessment of Ontogeny and Memory.  Paper presented at the Tri-State Conference of Animal Learning and Behavior annual meeting, Lexington, KY  (April).

Smith, D. P. A., Anderson, M. J., Flavelle, J. P., Fountain, S. B.  (2001).  Boundaries in rat serial pattern learning.  Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience convention, San Diego, CA  (November).

Anderson, M. J., Hinderliter, C. F., & Misanin, J. R.  (2001).  Ketaset-Rompun facilitates a CS-US association over long intervals.  Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association meeting, Chicago, Il  (May).

Collins M., Anderson, M. J., Rushanan, S., Goodhart, M., & Misanin, J. R.  (2000).  Age differences in long-trace conditioned flavor aversion.  Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting, Baltimore, MD  (April).

Student Posters Presented at the Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium:

Lam, S. C., Foster, J. J., & Anderson, M. J. (2014). Studying enrichment in captive Caribbean flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber). Poster presented at the 25th Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

Reeves, P. A., Foster, J. J., Insalaco, C. M., Blum, S. G., & Anderson, M. J. (2013). Laterality and temperature effects in flamingo resting behavior. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

Peluso, A. I. (2013). Lateral feeding behavior and scratching preference in relation to social behavior in captive Caribbean flamingos. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

Royer, E. A., & Anderson, M. J. (2013).  Social dominance and pair bonding in captive Caribbean flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber). Poster presented at the 24th Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

Royer, E. A., Peluso, A. I., Wall, M. J., & Anderson, M. J.  (2012).  Evidence for a dominance hierarchy in captive Caribbean flamingos, Phoenicopterus ruber. Poster presented at the 23rd Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.

Robinson, P., & Anderson, M. J.  (2012). Behavioral lateralization and social behaviors in the Northern bald ibis (Geronticus eremita). Poster presented at the 23rd Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

Peluso, A. I., Wall, M. J., Royer, E. A., & Anderson, M. J.  (2012).  Flamingo aggression and its relation to weather. Poster presented at the 23rd Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

Robinson, P. A., & Anderson, M. J.  (2011).  Behavioral lateralization in the Northern bald ibis (Geronticus eremita). Poster presented at the 22nd Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

McGraw, J. J., & Anderson, M. J.  (2011). Lateral open-field turning preferences and their relation to novel object preference in rats. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

Williams, S. A., & Anderson, M. J.  (2010). The effect of pair bonding on neck-rest preferences in Caribbean flamingos. Poster presented at the 21st Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

Bouchard, L. & Anderson, M. J.  (2010). Caribbean flamingo resting behavior and the influence of weather variables. Poster presented at the 21st Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

Ailstock, K., & Anderson, M. J.  (2010). The effect of maternal experience on novel object and location recognition in female rats. Poster presented at the 21st Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

Layton, W., & Anderson, M. J.  (2010). The effects of predatory stress on social novelty preference in male Long Evans rats. Poster presented at the 21st Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

Williams, S. A., & Anderson, M. J.  (2009).  Latency of Caribbean flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber) to initiate forward locomotion following resting on one leg or two. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

Urbine, J., Layton, W., & Anderson, M. J.  (2009).  The effects of spaced training on novel location preferences in rats. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

O’Brien, E. H., Gangemi III, V., & Anderson, M. J.  (2009).  Sexual arousal enhances object learning in rats. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

Klimas, D. B., Jablonski, S. A., Budroe, T. J., Anderson, M. J., & Briggs, J. F.  (2009).  The effects of water temperature context shifts on Morris water maze performance in Long-Evans rats. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

Klimas, D. B., Wilson, C., & Anderson, M. J.  (2009).  Concurrent object learning in rats using a transitive inference procedure. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

Ailstock, K. A., Klimas, D. B., & Anderson M. J.  (2009).  Temporal contingency influences sensory preconditioning of contextual retrieval cues. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

O’Brien, E., Williams, S, & Anderson, M. J.  (2008).  Individual differences in neck-rest preference of Caribbean flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber). Poster presented at the 19th Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

Klimas, D., Roberts, M. B., Anderson, M. J.  (2008).  Sensory preconditioning of contextual stimuli. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

Jablonski, S. A., & Anderson, M. J.  (2008). Spaced initial stimulus familiarization enhances novelty preference in Long-Evans rats. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

Fee, C., & Anderson, M. J.  (2007).  The effects of a 75dB white noise on exploration and novel object recognition in rats.  Poster presented at the 18th Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

Jablonski, S., & Anderson, M.J.  (2007). The effects of repeated novel object recognition task experience on object exploration and novelty preference. Poster presented at the 18th Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).

O’Brien, E., Gangemi III, V., & Anderson, M. J.  (2007).  Vaginal impedance as a predictor of sexual arousal in the male rat. Poster presented at the 18th Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (April).