Ellen Furlong

Associate Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Ohio State University
Postdoctoral Research, Yale University

Area of Psychology


Psychology majors Jessica Kraut and Anthony Bohner talk about the three-week Ape Sapiens course, where they observed primates and built enrichment tools to provide the apes with cognitive stimulation.

Academic and Research Interests

Comparative Cognition
Judgment & Decision Making
Evolution of Cognition
Interventions to improve decision-making

Classes Taught

Research Methods
Experimental Research in Cognitive Psychology
May Term Travel and Research Course: Ape Sapiens / Wild Minds

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