Martha A. Mann

Martha A. Mann

  • Associate Professor of Psychology and Distinguished Teaching Professor
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  • Phone: (817) 272-3239
  • Address: Room 303, Life Sciences Bldg.
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  • Description of Research
    Research interests include hormonal, genetic and nutritional aspects of development and behavior. Topics include: territoriality; parental care, lactation and perinatal nutrition; sexual differentiation, population regulation, and comparative approaches to behavior. (I also enjoy baseball statistics.)
    Representative Publications

    Svare, B., Broida, J., Kinsley, C. and Mann, M. (1984). Psychobiological mechanisms underlying infanticide in small mammals. In G. Hausfater and S. Hrdy (Eds.), Infanticide: Comparative and Evolutionary Perspectives, New York: Aldine Press, pp. 387-400.

    Harvey, P. J. and Mann, M. A. (1988). Estrogen influences on pregnancy-induced autogrooming in mice. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 525:403-406.

    Mellgren, R. L., Mann, M. A., & Zurita, J. C. (1993). Feeding on novel food in green (Chelonia mydas) and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) hatchling sea turtles. Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Workshop on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-341, 105-106.

    Bushong, M. E., & Mann, M. A. (1994). Gender and intrauterine position influence saccharin preference in mice. Hormones and Behavior, 28:207-218.

    Mann, M. A., and Mellgren, R. L. (1998). Sea turtle interactions with inanimate objects: Autogrooming or play behavior? In: R. Byles and Y. Fernandez (Compilers) Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. NoAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-412, pp. 93-94

    Mann, M. A., Mellgren, R. L. and Arenas, A. (in press, 1999). Comparative development of green (Chelonia mydas) and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) sea turtles. Proceedings of the Seventeenth Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. NOAA Technical Memorandum.