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Kane, S.A., Lee, Y.E., Essler, J.L., Mallikarjun, A., Preti, G., Plymouth, V.L., Verta, A., DeAngelo, A., Otto, C.M. (2022) Canine discrimination of ovarian cancer through volatile organic compounds. Talenta.

Collins, A., Bear, R.A., Mallikarjun, A., Kane, S.A., Essler, J.L., Kaynaroglu, P., Feuer, R., Smith, J.G., Otto, C.M. (2022). Effects of intranasal and oral Bordetella bronchiseptica vaccination on the behavioral and olfactory capabilities of detection dogs. Frontiers in Veterinary Science.

Essler, J.L., Smith. P.G., Ruge, C.E., Darling, T.A., Barr, C., Otto, C.M. (2022). The first responder exposure to contaminating powder on dog fur during intranasal and intramuscular naloxone administration. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.

Essler, J.L., Kane, S.A., Collins, A., Ryder, K., DeAngelo, A., Kaynaroglu, P., Otto, C.M. (2021). Egg masses as training aids for spotted lanternfly Lycorma delicatula detection. PLoS One.

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.

Essler, J.L., Kane, S.A., Nolan, P., Akaho, E.H., Berna, A.Z., DeAngelo, A., Berk, R.A., Kaynaroglu, P., Plymouth, V.L., Frank, I.D., Weiss, S.R., Odom John, A.R., Otto, C.M. (2021). Discrimination of SARS-CoV-2 infected patient samples by detection dogs: A proof of concept study. PLoS One.

Essler, J.L., Wilson, C., Verta, A., Feuer, R., Otto, C.M. (2020). Differences in the search behavior of cancer detection dogs trained to have either a sit or stand-stare final response. Frontiers in Veterinary Science.

Essler, J.L., Smith, P.G., Berger, D., Gregorio, E., Pennington, M.R., McGuire, A., Furton, K.G., Otto, C.M. (2019). A randomized cross-over trial comparing the effect of intramuscular versus intranasal naloxone reversal of intravenous fentanyl on odor detection in working dogs. Animals.

Muraka, M., Vesley-Gross, Z.I., Essler, J.L., Smith, P.G., Hooda, J., Drapkin, R., Otto, C.M. (2019). Testing ovarian cancer cell lines to train dogs to detect ovarian cancer from blood plasma: a pilot study. Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 32, 42-48.

Cafazzo, S., Marshall-Pescini, S., Essler, J.L., Virányi, Z., Kotrschal, K., Range,F. (2018). In wolves, play behaviour reflects the partners’ affiliative and dominance relationship. Animal Behavior, 141, 137-150.

Talbot, C.F., Parrish, A.E., Watzek, J., Essler, J.L., Leverett, K.L., Paukner, A., Brosnan, S.F. (2018). The influence of reward quality and quantity and spatial proximity on the responses to inequity and contrast in capuchin monkeys (Cebus [Sapajus] apella). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 131(1), 75-87.

Essler, J.L., Marshall-Pescini, S., Range, F. (2017). Domestication does not explain the presence of inequity aversion in dogs. Current Biology, 27(12), 1861-1862.e3.

Essler, J.L., Schwartz, L.P., Rossettie, M.S., Judge, P.G. (2017). Capuchin monkeys’ use of human and conspecific cues to solve a hidden object-choice task. Animal Cognition, 20(5), 985-998.

Brucks, D., Marshall-Pescini, S., Essler, J.L., McGetrick, J., Huber, L., Range, F. (2017). What are the ingredients for an inequity paradigm? Manipulating the experimenter’s involvement in an inequity task with dogs. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:270.

Robinson, L.M., Morton, F.B., Gartner, M.C., Widness, J., Paukner, A., Essler, J.L., Brosnan, S.F., Weiss, A. (2016). Divergent personality structures of brown (Sapajus apella) and white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 130(4), 305-312.

Essler, J.L., Cafazzo, S., Marshall-Pescini, S., Virányi, Z., Kotrschal, K., Range, F. (2016). Play behavior in wolves: using the ‘50:50’ rule to test for egalitarian play styles. PLoS ONE, 11(5), e0154150.

Brucks, D., Essler, J.L., Marshall-Pescini, S., Range, F. (2016). Inequity aversion negative affects tolerance and contact-seeking behaviours towards partner and experimenter. PLoS ONE, 11(4), e0153799.

Brosnan, S.F., Talbot, C.F., Essler, J.L., Leverett, K.L., Flemming, T., Dougall, P., Heyler, C., Zak, P.J. (2015). Oxytocin reduces food sharing in capuchin monkeys by modulating social distance. Behaviour, 152, 941-961.

Morton, F.B., Lee, P.C., Buchanan-Smith, H.M., Brosnan, S.F., Thierry, B., Paukner, A., de Waal, F.B., Widness, J., Essler, J.L., Weiss, A. (2013). Personality structure in brown capuchin monkeys (Sapajus apella): comparisons with chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes), orangutans (Pongo spp.), and rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 127(3), 282-298.

Judge, P.G. & Essler, J.L. (2013). Capuchin monkeys exercise self-control by choosing token exchange over an immediate reward. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 26(4), 256-266.

Salwiczek, L.H., Prétôt, L., Demarta, L., Proctor, D., Essler, J.L., Pinto, A.I., Wismer, S., Stoinski, T., Brosnan, S.F., Bshary, R. (2012). Adult cleaner wrasse outperform capuchin monkeys, chimpanzees and orangutans in a complex foraging task that derived from cleaner-client reef fish cooperation. PLoS One, 7(11), e49068.