Katherine A. Cronin

Research Scientist
Research Summary
Research: animal welfare science, animal behavior, comparative psychology, primatology
Biosciences Graduate Program Association
  1. Fiore AM, Cronin KA, Ross SR, Hopper LM. Food Cleaning by Japanese Macaques: Innate, Innovative or Cultural? Folia Primatol (Basel). 2020; 91(4):433-444. View in: PubMed

  2. Cronin KA, Tank A, Ness T, Leahy M, Ross SR. Sex and season predict wounds in zoo-housed Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata): A multi-institutional study. Zoo Biol. 2020 May; 39(3):147-155. View in: PubMed

  3. van Leeuwen EJC, Cronin KA, Haun DBM. Reply to Farine and Aplin: Chimpanzees choose their association and interaction partners. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 08 20; 116(34):16676-16677. View in: PubMed

  4. Saiyed ST, Hopper LM, Cronin KA. Evaluating the Behavior and Temperament of African Penguins in a Non-Contact Animal Encounter Program. Animals (Basel). 2019 Jun 06; 9(6). View in: PubMed

  5. Woods JM, Ross SR, Cronin KA. The Social Rank of Zoo-Housed Japanese Macaques is a Predictor of Visitor-Directed Aggression. Animals (Basel). 2019 Jun 02; 9(6). View in: PubMed

  6. van Leeuwen EJC, Cronin KA, Haun DBM. Population-specific social dynamics in chimpanzees. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 11 06; 115(45):11393-11400. View in: PubMed

  7. Hopper LM, Cronin KA, Ross SR. A multi-institutional assessment of a short-form personality questionnaire for use with macaques. Zoo Biol. 2018 Sep; 37(5):281-289. View in: PubMed

  8. Antonioni A, Pereda M, Cronin KA, Tomassini M, Sánchez A. Collaborative hierarchy maintains cooperation in asymmetric games. Sci Rep. 2018 03 29; 8(1):5375. View in: PubMed

  9. Cronin KA, Jacobson SL, Bonnie KE, Hopper LM. Studying primate cognition in a social setting to improve validity and welfare: a literature review highlighting successful approaches. PeerJ. 2017; 5:e3649. View in: PubMed

  10. van Leeuwen EJC, Mundry R, Cronin KA, Bodamer M, Haun DBM. Chimpanzee culture extends beyond matrilineal family units. Curr Biol. 2017 06 19; 27(12):R588-R590. View in: PubMed

  11. van Leeuwen EJ, Cronin KA, Haun DB. Tool use for corpse cleaning in chimpanzees. Sci Rep. 2017 03 13; 7:44091. View in: PubMed

  12. van Leeuwen EJ, Mulenga IC, Bodamer MD, Cronin KA. Chimpanzees' responses to the dead body of a 9-year-old group member. Am J Primatol. 2016 Sep; 78(9):914-22. View in: PubMed

  13. Cronin KA. Unnatural paradigm calls into question whether macaques' social decisions represent empathy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Mar 08; 113(10):E1331. View in: PubMed

  14. Cronin KA, Acheson DJ, Hernández P, Sánchez A. Hierarchy is Detrimental for Human Cooperation. Sci Rep. 2015 Dec 22; 5:18634. View in: PubMed

  15. Cronin KA, De Groot E, Stevens JM. Bonobos show limited social tolerance in a group setting: a comparison with chimpanzees and a test of the relational model. Folia Primatol (Basel). 2015; 86(3):164-77. View in: PubMed

  16. van Leeuwen EJ, Cronin KA, Haun DB. A group-specific arbitrary tradition in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Anim Cogn. 2014 Nov; 17(6):1421-5. View in: PubMed

  17. Cronin KA, Pieper BA, van Leeuwen EJ, Mundry R, Haun DB. Problem solving in the presence of others: how rank and relationship quality impact resource acquisition in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). PLoS One. 2014; 9(4):e93204. View in: PubMed

  18. Van Leeuwen EJ, Cronin KA, Schütte S, Call J, Haun DB. Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) flexibly adjust their behaviour in order to maximize payoffs, not to conform to majorities. PLoS One. 2013; 8(11):e80945. View in: PubMed

  19. Nettle D, Cronin KA, Bateson M. Responses of chimpanzees to cues of conspecific observation. Anim Behav. 2013 Sep; 86(3):595-602. View in: PubMed

  20. van Leeuwen EJ, Cronin KA, Haun DB, Mundry R, Bodamer MD. Neighbouring chimpanzee communities show different preferences in social grooming behaviour. Proc Biol Sci. 2012 Nov 07; 279(1746):4362-7. View in: PubMed

  21. Cronin KA, van Leeuwen EJ, Mulenga IC, Bodamer MD. Behavioral response of a chimpanzee mother toward her dead infant. Am J Primatol. 2011 May; 73(5):415-21. View in: PubMed

  22. Cronin KA, Schroeder KK, Snowdon CT. Prosocial behaviour emerges independent of reciprocity in cottontop tamarins. Proc Biol Sci. 2010 Dec 22; 277(1701):3845-51. View in: PubMed

  23. Snowdon CT, Pieper BA, Boe CY, Cronin KA, Kurian AV, Ziegler TE. Variation in oxytocin is related to variation in affiliative behavior in monogamous, pairbonded tamarins. Horm Behav. 2010 Sep; 58(4):614-8. View in: PubMed

  24. Cronin KA, Schroeder KK, Rothwell ES, Silk JB, Snowdon CT. Cooperatively breeding cottontop tamarins (Saguinus oedipus) do not donate rewards to their long-term mates. J Comp Psychol. 2009 Aug; 123(3):231-41. View in: PubMed

  25. Cronin KA, Snowdon CT. The Effects of Unequal Reward Distributions on Cooperative Problem Solving by Cottontop Tamarins (Saguinus oedipus). Anim Behav. 2008 Jan; 75(1):245-257. View in: PubMed

  26. Snowdon CT, Cronin KA. Cooperative breeders do cooperate. Behav Processes. 2007 Oct; 76(2):138-41. View in: PubMed

  27. Cronin KA, Kurian AV, Snowdon CT. Cooperative problem solving in a cooperatively breeding primate (Saguinus oedipus). Anim Behav. 2005 Jan; 69(1):133-142. View in: PubMed

  28. May JP, Ferguson MG, Ferguson R, Cronin K. Prior nonfatal firearm injuries in detainees of a large urban jail. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 1995; 6(2):162-75; discussion 175-6. View in: PubMed

  29. Dillard J, Trafimow J, Andersson GB, Cronin K. Motion of the lumbar spine. Reliability of two measurement techniques. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1991 Mar; 16(3):321-4. View in: PubMed