Reuven Dukas
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(905) 525-9140 ext. 23894
(905) 529-6225
We examine the evolutionary biology of cognition, defined as the neuronal processes concerned with the acquisition, retention and use of information. Current research by my students and myself include information use in social behaviour, aggression, and sexual conflict, and evolutionary biology of expertise and perseverance.
Cognitive Ecology: the mechanisms, ecology and evolution of cognition, and effects of cognitive traits on animal behaviour, ecology and evolution
What pre-requisites do you look for when evaluating a potential thesis student?

A mark of at least 10 in Animal Behaviour PSYCH 2TT3 (PSYCH 2XC3). I would prefer students who have taken Animal Behaviour Laboratory PSYCH 3S03 and other courses with an evolutionary and biological focus.

What information are you going to want from a student who is interested in working in your lab?

Please email me with a brief description of yourself and relevant background, and a complete set of informal transcripts included in the email.

How do you want to be contacted?

Please e-mail me only if you meet the above criteria.

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