Selected Publications: (*undergraduate)

Templer, V.L., Gazes, R. P., Hampton, R.R. (2019) Memory for ordinal position in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta), Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, DOI: 10.1177/1747021819838432 Link

Brown, E.K., Basile, B., Templer, V.L., Hampton, R.R. (2019) Dissociation of memory signals for metamemory in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta), Animal Cognition, DOI: 10.1007/s10071-019-01246-5 Link

Templer, V.L., Wise, T.B., Heimer-McGinn, V., (2019) Social housing decreases working memory errors but not reference memory errors in aged rats, Neurobiology of Aging, 65: 117-125. DOI: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2018.11.016 Link

Templer, V.L., (2018) Tools of engagement: information-seeking in chimpanzees, Learning & Behavior, 1-2. DOI: 10.3758/s13420-018-0342-1, PDF

Templer, V.L., Brown, E.K., Hampton, R.R. (2018) Rhesus monkeys metacognitively monitor memories of the order of events, Scientific Reports, 8:11541, Link

Templer, V.L., Wise, T., *Dayaw, K., *Dayaw, J.N. (2018) Nonsocially housed rats (Ratus norvegicus) seek social interactions and social novelty more than socially housed counterparts. Journal of Comparative PsychologyLink.

*Lee, K.A., Wise, T.B., *Preston, A.J., Templer, V.L. (2018) Testing for metacognitive responding using an odor-based delayed match-to-sample test in rats. Journal of Visualized Experiments, Link.

Burwell, R.D., Templer, V.L. (2017) Jamais vu all over again. Nature Neuroscience, 20, 1194-1196. PDF

Templer, V.L., * Lee. K.A., & *Preston, A.J. (2017) Rats know when they remember: transfer of metacognitive responding across odor-based delayed match-to-sample tests. Animal Cognition, DOI:10.1007/s10071-017-1109-3 PDF

Brown E.K., Templer, V.L., & Hampton, R.R.(2017). An assessment of domain-general metacognitive responding in rhesus monkeys. Behavioural Processes, 135, 132-144. DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2016.12.004 PDF

Templer, V.L. (2016) Episodic Memory. In Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, Springer International Publishing, doi: Link

Diamond, R.F.L., Stoinski, T.S., Mickelberg, J.L., Basile, B.M., Gazes, R.P., Templer, V.L. and Hampton, R.R. (2015) Similar stimulus features control visual classification in orangutans and rhesus monkeys. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, doi: 10.1002/jeab.176 PDF

Basile, B.M., *Schroeder, G.R., Brown, E.K., Templer, V.L., Hampton, R.R., (2015) Evaluation of seven hypotheses for metamemory performance in rhesus monkeys. Journal of Experimental  Psychology: General. doi: PDF

Templer, V.L., Hampton, R.R. (2013) Episodic memory in nonhumans. Current Biology, 23 (17). doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.07.016 PDF

Templer, V.L., Hampton, R.R. (2013) Mechanisms for order in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) Hippocampus, 23:193-201. doi: 10.1002/hipo.22082 PDF

Templer, V.L., Hampton, R.R. (2012) Rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) show robust evidence for memory awareness across multiple generalization tests. Animal Cognition, 15 (3): 409-419. doi: 10.1007/S10071-011-0468-4 PDF


Selected Oral Presentations:

Templer, V.L., Does social housing protect against cognitive decline due to aging?, International Conference on Learning and Memory, Huntington beach, California (April, 2018)

Templer, V.L., *Lee. K.A., *Preston, A.J. Rats transfer metacognitive responding across odor-based delayed match-to-sample tests, 24th Annual International Comparative Conference on Cognition (Co3), Melbourne, FL. (April, 2017)

Templer, V.L. Sociality and memory in rats, Roger Williams University, Psychology Department, Bristol, RI. (March, 2016)

Templer, V.L., Order memory in rhesus monkeys, 74th Annual Meeting of the Japanese  Society for Animal Psychology, Kyoto, Japan. (July, 2014)

Templer, V.L., Mental representation of trial unique and repeating ordered stimuli in monkeys, Southern, Society for Philosophy and Psychology (SSPP), Charleston, SC.  (February, 2014)


Selected Poster Presentations:

*Hemmer, B.M., *Lee, K.A., Wise, T., Templer, V.L. Differences in acuisition and spatial memory in social vs. non-socially housed rats, 24th Annual International Comparative Conference on Cognition (Co3), Melbourne, FL. (April, 2017)

*Dayaw, K.T., *Dayay, J.T., Wise, T., Templer, V.L. Measuring sociability in socially housed and non-socially housed Long-Evans rats, 24th Annual International Comparative Conference on Cognition (Co3), Melbourne, FL. (April, 2017)

Templer, V.L., Wise, T. Palframan, K.M., Learning and memory differences in socially vs. non-socially housed rats, Society for Neuroscience (SfN), San Diego, CA. (November, 2016)

*Preston, A.J., *Lee, K.A., Palframan, K.M., Templer, V.L. Testing for metamemory in a delayed match-to sample task in rats, 23rd Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition (CO3), Melbourne, FL. (April, 2016)

*Hemmer, B.M., *Ciolfi, L.C., Templer, V.L. Assessing dominance hierarchies throughout development in socially-housed rats, 23rd Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition (CO3), Melbourne, FL. (April, 2016)



NPR, July, 2017

New Scientist, July, 2017

National Public Radio, November, 2016

Smithsonian, November, 2016

National Geographic, February, 2015