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Professor Katie McGhee had a Student’s Work Highlighted as the Editor’s Pick

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Professor Katie McGhee had a student’s work highlighted as the Editor’s pick in the upcoming issue of Animal Behaviour Stress and the socially savvy stickleback” . University of Illinois undergraduate, Sally Feng, conducted an independent research project with Dr. McGhee while McGhee was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Illinois. Using threespine stickleback fish, Feng’s study examined how mothers experiencing the stress of being chased by predators can have consequences for the learning ability of their offspring. The study will appear in the September issue of Animal Behaviour - “Effect of maternal predator exposure on the ability of stickleback offspring to generalize a learned colour-association”.