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Annika Paukner

Annika Paukner

Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences

Staff Group(s)
Psychology

Role

Annika Paukner is a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Sciences.

Career overview

I completed my Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of Stirling, and then worked as a Staff Scientist at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Maryland, USA. I joined Nottingham Trent University in January 2019 as a Senior Lecturer.

Research areas

I am interested in animal cognition, how different species have developed the same or different cognitive abilities to us humans, and the underlying causes and mechanisms of these abilities (both developmentally and evolutionary). I primarily work with non-human primates and tend to focus on social cognition.

Publications

Festante, F., Rayson, H., Paukner, A., Kaburu, S. S., Toschi, G., Fox, N. A., & Ferrari, P. F. (2021). Oxytocin promotes prosocial behavior and related neural responses in infant macaques at-risk for compromised social development. Developmental cognitive neuroscience48, 100950. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dcn.2021.100950

Paukner, A., Slonecker, E. M., & Wooddell, L. J. (2021). Effects of dominance and female presence on secondary sexual characteristics in male tufted capuchin monkeys (Sapajus apella). Ecology and Evolution, 11(11), 6315-6325. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7483

Morton, F. B., Buchanan-Smith, H. M., Brosnan, S. F., Thierry, B., Paukner, A., Essler, J. L., Marcum, C.S., & Lee, P. C. (2021). Studying animal innovation at the individual level: A ratings-based assessment in capuchin monkeys (Sapajus [Cebus] sp.). Journal of Comparative Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1037/com0000264

King, R. B., & Paukner, A. (2020). Translating socioeconomic status between nonhuman primate and human studies in health research. Child Development Perspectives14(4), 229-235. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdep.12386

Hopper, L. M., Gulli, R. A., Howard, L. H., Kano, F., Krupenye, C., Ryan, A. M., & Paukner, A. (2020). The application of noninvasive, restraint-free eye-tracking methods for use with nonhuman primates. Behavior Research Methods. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-020-01465-6

Heuberger, B., Paukner, A., Wooddell, L. J., Kasman, M., & Hammond, R. A. (2020). The role of novelty and fat and sugar concentration in food selection by captive tufted capuchins (Sapajus apella). American Journal of Primatology82(8), e23165. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.23165

Maylott, S. E., Paukner, A., Ahn, Y. A., & Simpson, E. A. (2020). Human and monkey infant attention to dynamic social and nonsocial stimuli. Developmental Psychobiology62(6), 841-857. https://doi.org/10.1002/dev.21979

Paukner, A., Capitanio, J. P., & Blozis, S. A. (2020). A new look at neurobehavioral development in rhesus monkey neonates (Macaca mulatta). American journal of primatology82(5), e23122. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.23122

Paukner, A. (2020). Digit ratio (2D: 4D) and its behavioral correlates in infant rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Developmental psychobiology62(7), 992-998. https://doi.org/10.1002/dev.21917

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