Short CV/Education and training

  • 2007
    MA – Mount Holyoke College, Department of Psychology

  • 2012
    PhD – University of Alberta, Department of Psychology

  • 2013
    Newton Fellow (Royal Society and British Academy) – University of St Andrews

  • 2015
    BBSRC Anniversary Future Leader Fellow – University of St Andrews

Selected publications

  • Hollis, K.L. & Guillette, L.M. (Accepted 13 May 2015) What associative learning in insects tells us about the evolution of learned and fixed behavior. International Journal of Comparative Psychology

  • Hahn, A.H., Guillette, L.M., Lee, D., McMillan, N., Hoang, J. & Sturdy, C.B. (Accepted 11 March 2015) Experience affects immediate early gene expression in response to conspecific call notes in black-capped chickadees (Poecile atricapillus). Behavioural Brain Research.

  • Griffin, A.S., Guillette, L.M. & Healy, S.D. Cognition and personality: Analysis of an emerging field (2015) Trends in Ecology & Evolution. doi:

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Social Learning in Foraging and Nest Construction in Birds

  • Individual Differences in Learning and Behaviour in an Avian Model

  • Vocal Perception and Development of Calls in Songbirds

  • Learning in a Sedentary Insect

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Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the Comparative Cognition Society, the Animal Behavior Society, and the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour


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