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Jill Mateo

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
DepartmentComparative Human Development
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    We study the developmental and biological mechanisms of adaptive behaviors that enhance survival and reproduction in species-typical environments. In particular, we investigate the reciprocal interactions among social, hormonal and genetic processes and how they differentially affect behavior depending on ecological and social contexts. We use comparative approaches in the field, in the lab and in other settings, studying human and non-human primates, other mammals (e.g. lions, dolphins, and ground-dwelling squirrels) and birds.

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    R01MH063921     (MATEO, JILL M)Apr 1, 2002 - Jan 31, 2009
    Effects of Stress and Adrenal Functioning on Cognition
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Schell CJ, Young JK, Lonsdorf EV, Santymire RM, Mateo JM. Parental habituation to human disturbance over time reduces fear of humans in coyote offspring. Ecol Evol. 2018 Dec; 8(24):12965-12980. PMID: 30619597; PMCID: PMC6308887.
      Citations: 15     
    2. Schell CJ, Young JK, Lonsdorf EV, Mateo JM, Santymire RM. Investigation of techniques to measure cortisol and testosterone concentrations in coyote hair. Zoo Biol. 2017 May; 36(3):220-225. PMID: 28295537.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    3. Mateo JM. The ontogeny of kin-recognition mechanisms in Belding's ground squirrels. Physiol Behav. 2017 05 01; 173:279-284. PMID: 28242467.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    4. Schell CJ, Young JK, Lonsdorf EV, Mateo JM, Santymire RM. Olfactory attractants and parity affect prenatal androgens and territoriality of coyote breeding pairs. Physiol Behav. 2016 10 15; 165:43-54. PMID: 27378509.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    5. Dosmann AJ, Brooks KC, Mateo JM. Within-individual correlations reveal link between a behavioral syndrome, condition and cortisol in free-ranging Belding's ground squirrels. Ethology. 2015 Feb; 121(2):125-134. PMID: 25598565; PMCID: PMC4295653.
      Citations: 15     
    6. Mateo JM. Development, maternal effects, and behavioral plasticity. Integr Comp Biol. 2014 Nov; 54(5):841-9. PMID: 24820855.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    7. Brooks KC, Mateo JM. Chronically raised glucocorticoids reduce innate immune function in Belding's ground squirrels (Urocitellus beldingi) after an immune challenge. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2013 Nov 01; 193:149-57. PMID: 23948370.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    8. Coffin HR, Watters JV, Mateo JM. Odor-based recognition of familiar and related conspecifics: a first test conducted on captive Humboldt penguins (Spheniscus humboldti). PLoS One. 2011; 6(9):e25002. PMID: 21957471; PMCID: PMC3177858.
      Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    9. Mattarella-Micke A, Mateo J, Kozak MN, Foster K, Beilock SL. Choke or thrive? The relation between salivary cortisol and math performance depends on individual differences in working memory and math-anxiety. Emotion. 2011 Aug; 11(4):1000-5. PMID: 21707166.
      Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    10. Blumstein DT, Ebensperger LA, Hayes LD, Ahern TH, Burger JR, Dolezal AG, Dosmann A, Harris BN, Herrera EA, Lacey EA, Mateo J, McGraw LA, Ramenofsky M, Rubenstein DR, Sakhai SA, Saltzman W, Sainz-Borgo C, Soto-Gamboa M, Stewart ML, Wey TW, Wingfield JC, Young LJ, Vásquez RA, González-Mariscal G, Olazábal D. Toward an integrative understanding of social behavior: new models and new opportunities. Front Behav Neurosci. 2010; 4:34. PMID: 20661457; PMCID: PMC2907235.
      Citations: 24     
    11. Bruck JN, Mateo JM. How habitat features shape ground squirrel (Urocitellus beldingi) navigation. J Comp Psychol. 2010 May; 124(2):176-86. PMID: 20476817; PMCID: PMC2874208.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Animals
    12. Mateo JM. Alarm calls elicit predator-specific physiological responses. Biol Lett. 2010 Oct 23; 6(5):623-5. PMID: 20236965; PMCID: PMC2936140.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    13. Mateo JM. Inverted-U shape relationship between cortisol and learning in ground squirrels. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2008 May; 89(4):582-90. PMID: 18164635; PMCID: PMC2435239.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    14. Mateo JM. Ecological and hormonal correlates of antipredator behavior in adult Belding's ground squirrels (Spermophilus beldingi). Behav Ecol Sociobiol. 2007 Nov 01; 62(1):37-49. PMID: 20336174; PMCID: PMC2844651.
      Citations: 12     
    15. Ables EM, Kay LM, Mateo JM. Rats assess degree of relatedness from human odors. Physiol Behav. 2007 Apr 23; 90(5):726-32. PMID: 17261318.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    16. Mateo JM. Development of individually distinct recognition cues. Dev Psychobiol. 2006 Nov; 48(7):508-19. PMID: 17016836.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    17. Mateo JM. Developmental and geographic variation in stress hormones in wild Belding's ground squirrels (Spermophilus beldingi). Horm Behav. 2006 Dec; 50(5):718-25. PMID: 16890229; PMCID: PMC2844445.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    18. Mateo JM, Cavigelli SA. A validation of extraction methods for noninvasive sampling of glucocorticoids in free-living ground squirrels. Physiol Biochem Zool. 2005 Nov-Dec; 78(6):1069-84. PMID: 16228945; PMCID: PMC2562585.
      Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    19. Mateo JM, Johnston RE. Kin recognition by self-referent phenotype matching: weighing the evidence. Anim Cogn. 2003 Mar; 6(1):73-6. PMID: 12658537.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    20. Mateo JM. Kin-recognition abilities and nepotism as a function of sociality. Proc Biol Sci. 2002 Apr 07; 269(1492):721-7. PMID: 11934364; PMCID: PMC1690948.
      Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    21. Mateo JM, Johnston RE. Kin recognition and the 'armpit effect': evidence of self-referent phenotype matching. Proc Biol Sci. 2000 Apr 07; 267(1444):695-700. PMID: 10821615; PMCID: PMC1690595.
      Citations: 42     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    22. Mateo JM. Early auditory experience and the ontogeny of alarm-call discrimination in Belding's ground squirrels (Spermophilus beldingi). J Comp Psychol. 1996 Jun; 110(2):115-24. PMID: 8681525.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
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