- Undergraduate Education
- B.S. Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University
- Graduate Education
- M.S. Animal Behavior, University of California-Davis
- Ph.D. Animal Behavior, University of California-Davis
Research Interests and Specializations
Animal behavior, conservation biology, sensory ecology,
The Yorzinski Lab
The Yorzinski Lab is focused on understanding animal behavior, with an emphasis on sensory ecology, animal communication, and conservation.
Yorzinski, J.L. 2021. Great-tailed grackles can independently direct their eyes toward different targets. Experimental Brain Research
Yorzinski, J.L., Harbourne, A., & Thompson, W. 2021. Sclera color in humans facilitates gaze perception during daytime and nighttime. PloS One 16(3): e0249137.
Yorzinski, J.L., Thorstenson, C.A., & Nguyen, T.P. 2021. Sclera and iris color interact to influence gaze perception. Frontiers in Psychology 12: 632616.
Yorzinski, J.L., Walker, M.K., & Cavalier, R. 2021. A songbird strategically modifies its blinking behavior when viewing human faces. Animal Cognition
Yorzinski, J.L. 2020. A songbird inhibits blinking behaviour in flight. Biology Letters 16: 20200786.
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