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Franklin and Marshall College
Whitely Psychology Laboratories
(Established 1969)
Educational Program

Phone: 1 (717) 291-4387   Fax: 1 (717) 291-4387  
P.O. Box 3003, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17604-3003 UNITED STATES
Institution: Franklin and Marshall College

Mission: Franklin and Marshall College is a residential coeducational liberal arts college that offers a baccalaureate degree. The primate facility is housed in the Whitely Psychology laboratories, used primarily for undergraduate education in the biological foundations of behavior. The are used for instructing students in experimental and observational research methodologies. The projects and research are behaviorally oriented and non-invasive. Students with a special interest in behavioral biology may elect a major in biology and psychology with a concentration in either animal behavior or neuroscience.

Principal Research Programs: Bio/Psy 331, Animal Behavior BFB 371, Res. in Primate Behavior and
Cognition: Used for instruction in non-invasive experimental and
observational research methodologies; Independent Research in biology
and psychology: Used for projects on animal perception, learning and
cognition, social organization and psychological well-being.

Number of Staff: 3

Supported Species: 6 Cebus apella (tufted capuchin), 10 Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque), 10 Saimiri sciureus sciureus (common squirrel monkey)

Last Updated: 1998-03-30


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