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F Antunes, Diogo; Stettler, Pia R; Taborsky, Barbara (2024). The role of serotonin in modulating social competence in a cooperatively breeding fish. Behavioural brain research, 461(114819), p. 114819. Elsevier 10.1016/j.bbr.2023.114819

Valencia-Aguilar, Anyelet; Ringler, Eva; Lüpold, Stefan; Guayasamin, Juan M; Prado, Cynthia P A (2024). Evolutionary trade-offs between testes size and parenting in Neotropical glassfrogs. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological sciences, 291(2016) The Royal Society 10.1098/rspb.2024.0054

Ringler, Eva; Dellefont, Katharina; Peignier, Mélissa; Canoine, Virginie (2024). Water-borne testosterone levels predict exploratory tendency in male poison frogs. General and comparative endocrinology, 346, p. 114416. Elsevier 10.1016/j.ygcen.2023.114416

Staubli, Virginie; Bshary, Redouan; Triki, Zegni (2024). The serotonin blocker Ketanserin reduces coral reef fish Ctenochaetus striatus aggressive behaviour during between-species social interactions. PeerJ, 12(e16858) PeerJ, Ltd 10.7717/peerj.16858


Angiolani Larrea, Francesca Nicole; Jindiachi, Lelis; Tinajero-Romero, José Gabriel; Valencia Aguilar, Anyelet; Garrido Priego, Marina; Culebras, Jaime; Ringler, Eva (2023). Egg burying behaviour in Pristimantis highlights the link between direct development and specialised parental care. Ecology and evolution, 13(12), e10808. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 10.1002/ece3.10808

Engelhardt, Sacha C; Paulsson, Niklas; Taborsky, Michael (2023). Assessment of help value affects reciprocation in Norway rats. Royal Society Open Science, 10(10), p. 231253. The Royal Society Publishing 10.1098/rsos.231253

Peignier, Mélissa; Araya-Ajoy, Yimen G; Ringler, Max; Ringler, Eva (2023). Personality traits differentially affect components of reproductive success in a Neotropical poison frog. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological sciences, 290(2007), p. 20231551. The Royal Society 10.1098/rspb.2023.1551

MacLeod, Kirsty J; English, Sinead; Ruuskanen, Suvi K; Taborsky, Barbara (2023). Stress in the social context: a behavioural and eco-evolutionary perspective. Journal of Experimental Biology, 226(15) Company of Biologists 10.1242/jeb.245829

Dolivo, Vassilissa; Engqvist, Leif; Taborsky, Michael (2023). When deciding to cooperate by direct reciprocity, Norway rats sometimes benefit from olfactory competence and seem not impaired by insufficient cognitive abilities. Animal Cognition, 26(4), pp. 1119-1130. Springer 10.1007/s10071-023-01754-5

Reyes-Contreras, Maria; de Vries, Bonnie; van der Molen, J C; Groothuis, T G G; Taborsky, Barbara (2023). Egg-mediated maternal effects in a cooperatively breeding cichlid fish. Scientific reports, 13(1), p. 9759. Springer Nature 10.1038/s41598-023-35550-5

Szabo, Birgit; Ringler, Eva (2023). Geckos differentiate self from other using both skin and faecal chemicals: evidence towards self-recognition? Animal cognition, 26(3), pp. 1011-1019. Springer 10.1007/s10071-023-01751-8

Jungwirth, Arne; Zöttl, Markus; Bonfils, Danielle; Josi, Dario; Frommen, Joachim G; Taborsky, Michael (2023). Philopatry yields higher fitness than dispersal in a cooperative breeder with sex-specific life history trajectories. Science Advances, 9(9), eadd2146. American Association for the Advancement of Science 10.1126/sciadv.add2146

Peignier, Mélissa; Bégué, Lauriane; Ringler, Max; Szabo, Birgit; Ringler, Eva (2023). Regardless of personality, males show similar levels of plasticity in territory defense in a Neotropical poison frog. Scientific reports, 13(1), p. 3435. Springer Nature 10.1038/s41598-023-30546-7

Szabo, Birgit; Ringler, Eva (2023). Fear of the new? Geckos hesitate to attack novel prey, feed near objects and enter a novel space. Animal cognition, 26(2), pp. 537-549. Springer 10.1007/s10071-022-01693-7

Zöttl, Markus; Schreier, Tanja; Taborsky, Michael (2023). Coercion promotes alloparental care in cooperative breeders. Behavioral Ecology, 34(3), pp. 363-372. Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/arac125

Engelhardt, Sacha C; Weladji, Robert B; Holand, Øystein; Røed, Knut H; Nieminen, Mauri (2023). Evidence suggesting that reindeer mothers allonurse according to the direct reciprocity and generalized reciprocity decision rules. PLoS ONE, 18(12), e0295497. Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0295497


Pašukonis, Andrius; Serrano-Rojas, Shirley Jennifer; Fischer, Marie-Therese; Loretto, Matthias-Claudio; Shaykevich, Daniel A; Rojas, Bibiana; Ringler, Max; Roland, Alexandre B; Marcillo-Lara, Alejandro; Ringler, Eva; Rodríguez, Camilo; Coloma, Luis A; O'Connell, Lauren A (2022). Contrasting parental roles shape sex differences in poison frog space use but not navigational performance. eLife, 11 eLife Sciences Publications 10.7554/eLife.80483

Peignier, Mélissa; Bégué, Lauriane; Gieseke, Alina; Petri, Diana; Ringler, Max; Ringler, Eva (2022). Mate choice in a promiscuous poison frog. Ethology, 128(10-11), pp. 693-703. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/eth.13331

Peignier, Mélissa; Furdi, Barbara; Bégué, Lauriane; Ringler, Eva (2022). A comparative table for staging anuran embryos from terrestrial clutches based on the Brilliant-thighed Poison Frog, Allobates femoralis (Anura: Dendrobatidae). Herpetology notes, 15, pp. 723-727. Societas Europaea Herpetologica

Greis, Lisa M; Ringler, Eva; Whiting, Martin J; Szabo, Birgit (2022). Lizards lack speed-accuracy trade-offs in a quantitative foraging task when unable to sample the reward. Behavioural processes, 202, p. 104749. Elsevier 10.1016/j.beproc.2022.104749

García-Ruiz, Irene; Taborsky, Michael (2022). Group augmentation on trial: helpers in small groups enhance antipredator defence of eggs. Biology Letters, 18(10), p. 20220170. The Royal Society 10.1098/rsbl.2022.0170

Rodríguez, Camilo; Fusani, Leonida; Raboisson, Gaëlle; Hödl, Walter; Ringler, Eva; Canoine, Virginie (2022). Androgen responsiveness to simulated territorial intrusions in Allobates femoralis males: evidence supporting the challenge hypothesis in a territorial frog. General and comparative endocrinology, 326, p. 114046. Elsevier 10.1016/j.ygcen.2022.114046

Lemaire, Jérémy; Brischoux, François; Marquis, Oliver; Mangione, Rosanna; Caut, Stéphane; Brault-Favrou, Maud; Churlaud, Carine; Bustamante, Paco (2022). Relationships between stable isotopes and trace element concentrations in the crocodilian community of French Guiana. The Science of the total environment, 837, p. 155846. Elsevier 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.155846

Ringler, Max; Himmel, Tanja; Werner, Philine; Luger, Martina; Rößler, Daniela C.; Ringler, Eva; Lötters, Stefan (2022). Male life history of a harlequin toad population in French Guiana. Salamandra, 58(3), pp. 171-186. DGHT

F Antunes, Diogo; Soares, Marta C; Taborsky, Michael (2022). Dopamine modulates social behaviour in cooperatively breeding fish. Molecular and cellular endocrinology, 550, p. 111649. Elsevier Ireland 10.1016/j.mce.2022.111649

Taborsky, Barbara; Kuijper, Bram; Fawcett, Tim W; English, Sinead; Leimar, Olof; McNamara, John M; Ruuskanen, Suvi (2022). An evolutionary perspective on stress responses, damage and repair. Hormones and behavior, 142(105180), p. 105180. Elsevier 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2022.105180

García Ruiz, Irene; Quiñones, Andrés; Taborsky, Michael (2022). The evolution of cooperative breeding by direct and indirect fitness effects. Science Advances, 8(21), eabl7853. American Association for the Advancement of Science 10.1126/sciadv.abl7853

Reyes-Contreras, Maria; Taborsky, Barbara (2022). Stress axis programming generates long-term effects on cognitive abilities in a cooperative breeder. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological sciences, 289(1975), p. 20220117. The Royal Society 10.1098/rspb.2022.0117

Toszeghi, Moric F.; Valencia-Aguilar, Anyelet; Nuñez Escalante, Raby; Angiolani-Larrea, Francesca N.; Garrido-Priego, Marina; Culebras, Jaime; Ringler, Eva (2022). Predation on Dermophis sp. (Gymnophiona: Dermophiidae) by Bothrops asper (Serpentes: Viperidae) in La Gamba Field Station, Costa Rica. Herpetology notes, 15, pp. 307-309. Societas Europaea Herpetologica

Chaloupka, Sarah; Peignier, Mélissa; Stückler, Susanne; Araya-Ajoy, Yimen; Walsh, Patrick; Ringler, Max; Ringler, Eva (2022). Repeatable Territorial Aggression in a Neotropical Poison Frog. Frontiers in ecology and evolution, 10 Frontiers Media 10.3389/fevo.2022.881387

Szabo, Birgit; Valencia-Aguilar, Anyelet; Damas-Moreira, Isabel; Ringler, Eva (2022). Wild cognition – linking form and function of cognitive abilities within a natural context. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 44, p. 101115. Elsevier 10.1016/j.cobeha.2022.101115

Szabo, Birgit; Whiting, Martin J (2022). A new protocol for investigating visual two‑choice discrimination learning in lizards. Animal Cognition, 25(4), pp. 935-950. Springer 10.1007/s10071-022-01603-x

Wanzenböck, Sylvia; Fuxjäger, Lukas; Ringler, Eva; Ahnelt, Harald; Shama, Lisa N. S. (2022). Temperature-Dependent Reproductive Success of Stickleback Lateral Plate Morphs: Implications for Population Polymorphism and Range Shifts Under Ocean Warming. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9 Frontiers Media 10.3389/fmars.2022.759450

Guayasamin, Juan M; Brunner, Rebecca M; Valencia-Aguilar, Anyelet; Franco-Mena, Daniela; Ringler, Eva; Medina Armijos, Anderson; Morochz, Carlos; Bustamante, Lucas; Maynard, Ross J; Culebras, Jaime (2022). Two new glassfrogs (Centrolenidae: Hyalinobatrachium) from Ecuador, with comments on the endangered biodiversity of the Andes. PeerJ, 10, e13109. PeerJ, Ltd 10.7717/peerj.13109

Peignier, Mélissa; Araya-Ajoy, Yimen G.; Bégué, Lauriane; Chaloupka, Sarah; Dellefont, Katharina; Leeb, Christoph; Walsh, Patrick; Ringler, Max; Ringler, Eva (2022). Exploring links between personality traits and their social and non-social environments in wild poison frogs. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 76(7) Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-022-03202-9

Engelhardt, Sacha C; Taborsky, Michael (2022). Food-exchanging Norway rats apply the direct reciprocity decision rule rather than copying by imitation. Animal behaviour, 194, pp. 265-274. Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2022.09.005


Szabo, Birgit; Mangione, Rosanna; Rath, Matthias; Pašukonis, Andrius; Reber, Stephan A; Oh, Jinook; Ringler, Max; Ringler, Eva (2021). Naïve Poison Frog tadpoles use bi-modal cues to avoid insect predators but not heterospecific predatory tadpoles. Journal of Experimental Biology, 224(24) Company of Biologists 10.1242/jeb.243647

Sharda, Sakshi; Züst, Tobias; Erb, Matthias; Taborsky, Barbara (2021). Predator-induced maternal effects determine adaptive antipredator behaviors via egg composition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America - PNAS, 118(37), e2017063118. National Academy of Sciences NAS 10.1073/pnas.2017063118

Paulsson, Niklas I; Taborsky, Michael (2021). Reaching Out for Inaccessible Food Is a Potential Begging Signal in Cooperating Wild-Type Norway Rats, Rattus norvegicus. Frontiers in psychology, 12(712333), p. 712333. Frontiers Research Foundation 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.712333

Taborsky, Michael; Cant, Michael A.; Komdeur, Jan (2021). The Evolution of Social Behaviour. Cambridge University Press 10.1017/9780511894794

Szabo, Birgit; Noble, Daniel W. A.; McCloghry, Kaitlin J.; Monteiro, Marco E. S.; Whiting, Martin J. (2021). Spontaneous quantity discrimination in a family-living lizard. Behavioral Ecology, 32(4), pp. 686-694. Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/arab019

Szabo, Birgit; Noble, Daniel W A; Whiting, Martin J (2021). Learning Simple and Compound Stimuli in a Social Lizard (Egernia stokesii). Journal of comparative psychology, 135(2), pp. 208-218. American Psychological Association 10.1037/com0000260

Nuotclà, Jon Andreja; Diehl, Janina Marie Christin; Taborsky, Michael (2021). Habitat Quality Determines Dispersal Decisions and Fitness in a Beetle – Fungus Mutualism. Frontiers in ecology and evolution, 9 Frontiers Media 10.3389/fevo.2021.602672

Stettler, Pia R; Antunes, Diogo F; Taborsky, Barbara (2021). The serotonin 1A receptor modulates the social behaviour within groups of a cooperatively-breeding cichlid. Hormones and behavior, 129(104918), p. 104918. Elsevier 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2020.104918

Kettler, Nina; Schweinfurth, Manon K; Taborsky, Michael (2021). Rats show direct reciprocity when interacting with multiple partners. Scientific Reports, 11(1), p. 3228. Nature Publishing Group 10.1038/s41598-021-82526-4

Taborsky, Barbara; English, Sinead; Fawcett, Tim W; Kuijper, Bram; Leimar, Olof; McNamara, John M; Ruuskanen, Suvi; Sandi, Carmen (2021). Towards an Evolutionary Theory of Stress Responses. Trends in ecology & evolution, 36(1), pp. 39-48. Elsevier 10.1016/j.tree.2020.09.003

Szabo, Birgit; Noble, Daniel W. A.; Whiting, Martin J. (2021). Learning in non‐avian reptiles 40 years on: advances and promising new directions. Biological reviews, 96(2), pp. 331-356. Wiley 10.1111/brv.12658

Freudiger, Annika; Josi, Dario; Thünken, Timo; Herder, Fabian; Flury, Jana M.; Marques, David A.; Taborsky, Michael; Frommen, Joachim G. (2021). Ecological variation drives morphological differentiation in a highly social vertebrate. Functional ecology, 35(10), pp. 2266-2281. Wiley 10.1111/1365-2435.13857

Burgstaller, Stephan; Leeb, Christoph; Ringler, Max; Gollmann, Günter (2021). Demography and spatial activity of fire salamanders, Salamandra salamandra (Linnaeus, 1758), in two contrasting habitats in the Vienna Woods. Herpetozoa, 34, pp. 23-34. Austrian Herpetological Society 10.3897/herpetozoa.34.e58496

Antunes, Diogo F; Teles, Magda C.; Zuelling, Matthew; Friesen, Caitlin N.; Oliveira, Rui F.; Aubin‐Horth, Nadia; Taborsky, Barbara (2021). Early social deprivation shapes neuronal programming of the social decision‐making network in a cooperatively breeding fish. Molecular Ecology, 30(16), pp. 4118-4132. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/mec.16019

Antunes, Diego F; Reyes-Contreras, Maria; Glauser, Gaétan; Taborsky, Barbara (2021). Early social experience has life-long effects on baseline but not stress-induced cortisol levels in a cooperatively breeding fish. Hormones and behavior, 128(104910), p. 104910. Elsevier 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2020.104910

Jordan, Alex; Taborsky, Barbara; Taborsky, Michael (2021). Cichlids as a Model System for Studying Social Behaviour and Evolution. In: The Behavior, Ecology and Evolution of Cichlid Fishes. Fish & Fisheries Series (FIFI): Vol. 40 (pp. 587-635). Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands 10.1007/978-94-024-2080-7_16

Josi, Dario; Flury, Jana M.; Reyes-Contreras, Maria; Tanaka, Hirokazu; Taborsky, Michael; Frommen, Joachim G (2021). Sex-Specific Routes to Independent Breeding in a Polygynous Cooperative Breeder. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 9(750483) Frontiers 10.3389/fevo.2021.750483

Lerena, Dona A M; Antunes, Diogo F; Taborsky, Barbara (2021). The interplay between winner–loser effects and social rank in cooperatively breeding vertebrates. Animal behaviour, 177, pp. 19-29. Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2021.04.011

Taborsky, Barbara (2021). A positive feedback loop between sociality and social competence. Ethology, 127(10), pp. 774-789. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/eth.13201

Taborsky, Barbara (2021). The Evolution of Social Behaviour. Ethology, 127(10), pp. 751-757. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/eth.13212


Szabo, Birgit; Hoefer, Sebastian; Whiting, Martin J. (2020). Are lizards capable of inhibitory control? Performance on a semi-transparent version of the cylinder task in five species of Australian skinks. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 74(10) Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-020-02897-y

Szabo, Birgit; Noble, Daniel W. A.; Whiting, Martin J. (24 July 2020). Non-avian reptile learning 40 years on: advances and promising new directions EcoEvoRxiv 10.32942/osf.io/esztp

Szabo, Birgit; Damas-Moreira, Isabel; Whiting, Martin J. (2020). Can Cognitive Ability Give Invasive Species the Means to Succeed? A Review of the Evidence (In Press). Frontiers in ecology and evolution, 8(187) Frontiers Media 10.3389/fevo.2020.00187

Antunes, Diogo F; Taborsky, Barbara (2020). Early social and ecological experience triggers divergent reproductive investment strategies in a cooperative breeder. Scientific Reports, 10(1), p. 10407. Nature Publishing Group 10.1038/s41598-020-67294-x

Sonnleitner, Ria; Ringler, Max; Loretto, Matthias-Claudio; Ringler, Eva (2020). Experience shapes accuracy in territorial decision-making in a poison frog. Biology Letters, 16(5), p. 20200094. The Royal Society 10.1098/rsbl.2020.0094

Szabo, Birgit; Whiting, Martin J. (2020). Do lizards have enhanced inhibition? A test in two species differing in ecology and sociobiology. Behavioural processes, 172, p. 104043. Elsevier 10.1016/j.beproc.2020.104043

Engelhardt, Sacha C; Taborsky, Michael (2020). Broad definitions of enforcement are unhelpful for understanding evolutionary mechanisms of cooperation. Nature ecology & evolution, 4(3), p. 322. Nature Publishing Group 10.1038/s41559-019-1088-7

Schneeberger, Karin; Röder, Gregory; Taborsky, Michael (2020). The smell of hunger: Norway rats provision social partners based on odour cues of need. PLoS biology, 18(3), e3000628. Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pbio.3000628

Morales Picard, Alejandra; Mundry, Roger; Auersperg, Alice M.; Boeving, Emily R.; Boucherie, Palmyre H.; Bugnyar, Thomas; Dufour, Valérie; Emery, Nathan J.; Federspiel, Ira G.; Gajdon, Gyula K.; Guéry, Jean‐Pascal; Hegedič, Matjaž; Horn, Lisa; Kavanagh, Eithne; Lambert, Megan L.; Massen, Jorg J. M.; Rodrigues, Michelle A.; Schiestl, Martina; Schwing, Raoul; Szabo, Birgit; ... (2020). Why preen others? Predictors of allopreening in parrots and corvids and comparisons to grooming in great apes. Ethology, 126(2), pp. 207-228. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/eth.12999

Josi, Dario; Taborsky, Michael; Frommen, Joachim G. (2020). Investment of group members is contingent on helper number and the presence of young in a cooperative breeder. Animal behaviour, 160, pp. 35-42. Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2019.11.013

Naef, Jan; Taborsky, Michael (2020). Commodity-specific punishment for experimentally induced defection in cooperatively breeding fish. Royal Society Open Science, 7(2), p. 191808. The Royal Society Publishing 10.1098/rsos.191808

Schweinfurth, Manon K; Taborsky, Michael (2020). Rats play tit-for-tat instead of integrating social experience over multiple interactions. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological sciences, 287(1918), p. 20192423. The Royal Society 10.1098/rspb.2019.2423

Taborsky, Michael; Riebli, Thomas (2020). Coaction vs. Reciprocal Cooperation Among Unrelated Individuals in Social Cichlids (In Press). Frontiers in ecology and evolution, 7 Frontiers Media 10.3389/fevo.2019.00515

Nyman, Cecilia; Hebert, Francois Olivier; Bessert‐Nettelbeck, Mathilde; Aubin‐Horth, Nadia; Taborsky, Barbara (2020). Transcriptomic signatures of social experience during early development in a highly social cichlid fish. Molecular Ecology, 29(3), pp. 610-623. Wiley 10.1111/mec.15335

Frommen, Joachim G. (2020). Aggressive communication in aquatic environments. Functional Ecology, 34(2), pp. 364-380. Wiley 10.1111/1365-2435.13482

Rodríguez, Camilo; Amézquita, Adolfo; Ringler, Max; Pašukonis, Andrius; Hödl, Walter (2020). Calling amplitude flexibility and acoustic spacing in the territorial frog Allobates femoralis. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 74(6) Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-020-02857-6

Fischer, Marie-Therese; Ringler, Max; Ringler, Eva; Pašukonis, Andrius (2020). Reproductive behavior drives female space use in a sedentary Neotropical frog. PeerJ, 8, e8920. PeerJ, Ltd 10.7717/peerj.8920

Schulte, Lisa M.; Ringler, Eva; Rojas, Bibiana; Stynoski, Jennifer L. (2020). Developments in Amphibian Parental Care Research: History, Present Advances, and Future Perspectives. Herpetological monographs, 34(1), pp. 71-97. BioOne 10.1655/HERPMONOGRAPHS-D-19-00002.1

Josi, Dario; Freudiger, Annika; Taborsky, Michael; Frommen, Joachim G; Ridley, Amanda (2020). Experimental predator intrusions in a cooperative breeder reveal threat-dependent task partitioning. Behavioral Ecology, 31(6), pp. 1369-1378. Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/araa094

Biedermann, P. H. W.; Nuotclà, J. A. (2020). Social Beetles. In: Starr, C.K. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Social Insects (pp. 1-8). Cham: Springer International Publishing 10.1007/978-3-319-90306-4_108-1

Durrer, Loris; Taborsky, Michael; Frommen, Joachim G (2020). Group-size preferences in a shoaling cichlid. Behavioural brain research, 157(5), pp. 415-431. Elsevier 10.1163/1568539X-bja10007

Landes, Julie; Engelhardt, Sacha C; Pelletier, Fanie (2020). An introduction to event history analyses for ecologists. Ecosphere, 11(10) Ecological Society of America 10.1002/ecs2.3238

Naef, Jan; Taborsky, Michael (2020). Punishment controls helper defence against egg predators but not fish predators in cooperatively breeding cichlids. Animal behaviour, 168, pp. 137-147. Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2020.08.006

Schneeberger, Karin; Taborsky, Michael; Fox, Charles (2020). The role of sensory ecology and cognition in social decisions: Costs of acquiring information matter. Functional Ecology, 34(2), pp. 302-309. Blackwell Scientific Publications 10.1111/1365-2435.13488


Fouilloux, Chloe; Ringler, Eva; Rojas, Bibiana (2019). Cannibalism. Current Biology, 29(24), R1295-R1297. Cell Press 10.1016/j.cub.2019.09.068

Szabo, Birgit; Noble, Daniel W. A.; Whiting, Martin J. (2019). Context-specific response inhibition and differential impact of a learning bias in a lizard. Animal Cognition, 22(3), pp. 317-329. Springer 10.1007/s10071-019-01245-6

Josi, Dario; Taborsky, Michael; Frommen, Joachim G. (2019). First field evidence for alloparental egg care in cooperatively breeding fish. Ethology, 125(3), pp. 164-169. Wiley 10.1111/eth.12838

Gfrerer, Nastassja; Taborsky, Michael; Würbel, Hanno (2019). No evidence for detrimental effect of chemical castration on working ability in Swiss military dogs. Applied animal behaviour science, 211, pp. 84-87. Elsevier 10.1016/j.applanim.2018.10.019

Watve, Mukta; Taborsky, Barbara (2019). Presence of parents during early rearing affects offspring responses towards predators. Animal behaviour, 158, pp. 239-247. Elsevier 10.1016/j.anbehav.2019.09.012

Watve, Mukta; Prati, Sebastian; Taborsky, Barbara (2019). Simulating more realistic predation threat using attack playbacks. PeerJ, 7, e8149. PeerJ, Ltd 10.7717/peerj.8149

Nuotclà, Jon A.; Biedermann, Peter; Taborsky, Michael (2019). Pathogen defence is a potential driver of social evolution in ambrosia beetles. Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series B - biological sciences, 286(1917), p. 20192332. Royal Society of London 10.1098/rspb.2019.2332

Range, Friederike; Kassis, Alexandra; Taborsky, Michael; Boada, Mónica; Marshall-Pescini, Sarah (2019). Wolves and dogs recruit human partners in the cooperative string-pulling task. Scientific reports, 9(1), p. 17591. Springer Nature 10.1038/s41598-019-53632-1

Thünken, Timo; Baldauf, Sebastian A.; Bersau, Nicole; Frommen, Joachim G.; Bakker, Theo C.M. (2019). Parasite-induced colour alteration of intermediate hosts increases ingestion by suitable final host species. Behaviour, 156(13-14), pp. 1329-1348. Brill 10.1163/1568539X-00003568

Taborsky, Michael; Koblmüller, Stephan; Sefc, Kristina M.; McGee, Matthew; Kohda, Masanori; Awata, Satoshi; Hori, Michio; Frommen, Joachim G. (2019). Insufficient data render comparative analyses of the evolution of cooperative breeding mere speculation: A reply to Dey et al. Ethology, 125(11), pp. 851-854. Wiley 10.1111/eth.12929

Reyes Contreras, Maria; Glauser, Gaétan; Rennison, Diana J.; Taborsky, Barbara (2019). Early-life manipulation of cortisol and its receptor alters stress axis programming and social competence. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society. Series B - biological sciences, 374(1770), p. 20180119. Royal Society of London 10.1098/rstb.2018.0119

Jungwirth, Arne; Balzarini, Valentina; Zöttl, Markus; Salzmann, Andrea; Taborsky, Michael; Frommen, Joachim G. (2019). Long-term individual marking of small freshwater fish: the utility of Visual Implant Elastomer tags. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 73(4) Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-019-2659-y

Kohda, Masanori; Hotta, Takashi; Takeyama, Tomohiro; Awata, Satoshi; Tanaka, Hirokazu; Asai, Jun-ya; Jordan, Alex L. (2019). If a fish can pass the mark test, what are the implications for consciousness and self-awareness testing in animals? PLoS biology, 17(2), e3000021. Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pbio.3000021

Fischer, Stefan; Frommen, Joachim G. (2019). Predator Detection. In: Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior (pp. 1-8). Springer 10.1007/978-3-319-47829-6_714-1

Kasper, Claudia; Schreier, Tanja; Taborsky, Barbara (2019). Heritabilities, social environment effects and genetic correlations of social behaviours in a cooperatively breeding vertebrate. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 32(9), pp. 955-973. Wiley 10.1111/jeb.13494

Szabo, Birgit; Noble, Daniel W.A.; Byrne, Richard W.; Tait, David S.; Whiting, Martin J. (2019). Precocial juvenile lizards show adult level learning and behavioural flexibility. Animal behaviour, 154, pp. 75-84. Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2019.06.003

Szabo, Birgit; Whiting, Martin J.; Noble, Daniel W.A. (2019). Sex-dependent discrimination learning in lizards: A meta-analysis. Behavioural processes, 164, pp. 10-16. Elsevier 10.1016/j.beproc.2019.04.002

Spring, Sandra; Lehner, Marion; Huber, Ludwig; Ringler, Eva (2019). Oviposition and father presence reduce clutch cannibalism by female poison frogs. Frontiers in zoology, 16(1) BioMed Central 10.1186/s12983-019-0304-2

Sanchez, Eugenia; Rodríguez, Ariel; Grau, Jose H.; Lötters, Stefan; Künzel, Sven; Saporito, Ralph A.; Ringler, Eva; Schulz, Stefan; Wollenberg Valero, Katharina C.; Vences, Miguel (2019). Transcriptomic Signatures of Experimental Alkaloid Consumption in a Poison Frog. Genes, 10(10), p. 733. MDPI, Molecular Diversity Preservation International 10.3390/genes10100733

Ringler, Eva; Coates, Melissa; Cobo-Cuan, Ariadna; Harris, Neil G.; Narins, Peter M. (2019). MEMRI for visualizing brain activity after auditory stimulation in frogs. Behavioral neuroscience, 133(3), pp. 329-340. American Psychological Association 10.1037/bne0000318


Szabo, Birgit; Noble, Daniel W.A.; Byrne, Richard W.; Tait, David S.; Whiting, Martin J. (2018). Subproblem learning and reversal of a multidimensional visual cue in a lizard: evidence for behavioural flexibility? Animal behaviour, 144, pp. 17-26. Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2018.07.018

Gfrerer, Nastassja; Taborsky, Michael; Würbel, Hanno (2018). Benefits of intraspecific social exposure in adult Swiss military dogs. Applied animal behaviour science, 201, pp. 54-60. Elsevier 10.1016/j.applanim.2017.12.016

Tanaka, Hirokazu; Frommen, Joachim Gerhard; Engqvist, Leif Martin; Kohda, Masanori (2018). Task-dependent workload adjustment of female breeders in a cooperatively breeding fish. Behavioral Ecology, 29(1), pp. 221-229. Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/arx149

Tanaka, Hirokazu; Kohda, Masanori; Frommen, Joachim Gerhard (2018). Helpers increase the reproductive success of breeders in the cooperatively breeding cichlid Neolamprologus obscurus. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 72(9) Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-018-2566-7

Schweinfurth, Manon Karin; Taborsky, Michael (2018). Reciprocal trading of different commodities in Norway rats. Current Biology, 28(4), pp. 594-599. Cell Press 10.1016/j.cub.2017.12.058

Nyman, Cecilia Alexandra; Fischer, Stefan; Aubin-Horth, Nadia; Taborsky, Barbara (2018). Evolutionary conserved neural signature of early life stress affects animal social competence. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological sciences, 285(1871) The Royal Society 10.1098/rspb.2017.2344

Gfrerer, Nastassja; Taborsky, Michael (2018). Working dogs transfer different tasks in reciprocal cooperation. Biology Letters, 14(2) The Royal Society 10.1098/rsbl.2017.0460

Tanaka, Hirokazu; Frommen, Joachim Gerhard; Kohda, Masanori (2018). Helpers increase food abundance in the territory of a cooperatively breeding fish. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 72(3) Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-018-2450-5

Schweinfurth, Manon Karin; Taborsky, Michael (2018). Relatedness decreases and reciprocity increases cooperation in Norway rats. Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series B - biological sciences, 285(1874) Royal Society of London 10.1098/rspb.2018.0035

Engqvist, Leif Martin; Reinhold, Klaus (2018). Adaptive parental effects and how to estimate them: A comment to Bonduriansky and Crean. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 9(3), pp. 457-459. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/2041-210X.12906

Schweinfurth, Manon Karin; Taborsky, Michael (2018). Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) communicate need, which elicits donation of food. Journal of comparative psychology, 132(2), pp. 119-129. American Psychological Association 10.1037/com0000102

Taborsky, Michael; Schütz, Dolores; Goffinet, Olivier; van Doorn, Gerrit Sander (2018). Alternative male morphs solve sperm performance/longevity trade-off in opposite directions. Science Advances, 4(5), eaap8563. American Association for the Advancement of Science 10.1126/sciadv.aap8563

Fischer, Stefan; Frommen, Joachim Gerhard (2018). Predation risk. In: Vonk, Jennifer; Shackelford, Todd (eds.) Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior (pp. 1-4). Springer 10.1007/978-3-319-47829-6_719-1

Taborsky, Barbara; Heino, Mikko; Dieckmann, Ulf (2018). Life-History Multistability Caused by Size-Dependent Mortality. The American naturalist, 192(1), pp. 62-71. University of Chicago Press 10.1086/697412

Kasper, Claudia; Colombo, Martino; Aubin-Horth, Nadia; Taborsky, Barbara (2018). Brain activation patterns following a cooperation opportunity in a highly social cichlid fish. Physiology & behavior, 195, pp. 37-47. Elsevier 10.1016/j.physbeh.2018.07.025

Tanaka, Hirokazu; Frommen, Joachim Gerhard; Koblmüller, Stephan; Sefc, Kristina M; Mc Gee, Matthew David; Kohda, Masanori; Awata, Satoshi; Hori, Michio; Taborsky, Michael (2018). Evolutionary transitions to cooperative societies in fishes revisited. Ethology, 124(11), pp. 777-789. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/eth.12813

Kasper-Völkl, Claudia; Hebert, Francois Olivier; Aubin-Horth, Nadia; Taborsky, Barbara (2018). Divergent brain gene expression profiles between alternative behavioural helper types in a cooperative breeder. Molecular Ecology, 27(20), pp. 4136-4151. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/mec.14837

Engelhardt, Sacha Christoph; Kingma, Sjouke A; Taborsky, Michael (2018). No evidence for a heritable altruism polymorphism in Tibetan ground tits. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America - PNAS, 115(48), E11208-E11209. National Academy of Sciences NAS 10.1073/pnas.1811101115

Thünken, Timo; Vitt, Simon; Baldauf, Sebastian; Jung, Tina; Frommen, Joachim Gerhard (2018). Individual behavioural responses of an intermediate host to a manipulative acanthocephalan parasite and the effects of intra-specific parasite competition. Evolutionary ecology research, 19, pp. 503-516. Evolutionary Ecology

Josi, Dario; Taborsky, Michael; Frommen, Joachim G. (2018). Habitat preferences depend on substrate quality in a cooperative breeder. Evolutionary ecology research, 19, pp. 517-527. Evolutionary Ecology

Thünken, Timo; Rick, Ingolf P.; Frommen, Joachim G. (2018). Contributions in honor of Professor Theo C. M. Bakker: Testing, not guessing. Evolutionary ecology research, 19, pp. 477-486. Evolutionary Ecology


Bakker, Theo C. M.; Frommen, Joachim G.; Thünken, Timo (2017). Adaptive parasitic manipulation as exemplified by acanthocephalans. Ethology, 123(11), pp. 779-784. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/eth.12660

Fischer, Stefan; Bohn, Lena; Oberhummer, Evelyne; Nyman, Cecilia; Taborsky, Barbara (2017). Divergence of developmental trajectories is triggered interactively by early social and ecological experience in a cooperative breeder. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America - PNAS, 114(44), -. National Academy of Sciences 10.1073/pnas.1705934114

Engqvist, Leif; Ramm, Steven A (2017). Promiscuity punishes sexual deviants. Molecular Ecology, 26(20), pp. 5359-5361. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/mec.14355

Schweinfurth, Manon K.; Taborsky, Michael (2017). The transfer of alternative tasks in reciprocal cooperation. Animal behaviour, 131, pp. 35-41. Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2017.07.007

Kasper, Claudia; Vierbuchen, Susanna; Ernst, Ulrich; Fischer, Stefan; Radersma, Reinder; Raulo, Aura; Cunha-Saraiva, Filipa; Wu, Min; Mobley, Kenyon B; Taborsky, Barbara (2017). Genetics and developmental biology of cooperation. Molecular ecology, 26(17), pp. 4364-4377. Wiley 10.1111/mec.14208

Schmid, Res; Schneeberger, Karin; Taborsky, Michael (2017). Feel good, do good? Disentangling reciprocity from unconditional prosociality. Ethology, 123(9), pp. 640-647. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/eth.12636

Kasper, Claudia; Kölliker, Mathias; Postma, Erik; Taborsky, Barbara (2017). Consistent cooperation in a cichlid fish is caused by maternal and developmental effects rather than heritable genetic variation. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological sciences, 284(1858) The Royal Society 10.1098/rspb.2017.0369

Schweinfurth, Manon K.; Stieger, Binia; Taborsky, Michael (2017). Experimental evidence for reciprocity in allogrooming among wild-type Norway rats. Scientific reports, 7(1), p. 4010. Springer Nature 10.1038/s41598-017-03841-3

Engqvist, L.; Taborsky, M. (2017). The evolution of strategic male mating effort in an information transfer framework. Journal of evolutionary biology, 30(6), pp. 1143-1152. Wiley 10.1111/jeb.13083

Dolivo, Vassilissa; Taborsky, Michael (2017). Environmental enrichment of young adult rats (Rattus norvegicus) in different sensory modalities has long-lasting effects on their ability to learn via specific sensory channels. Journal of comparative psychology, 131(2), pp. 79-88. American Psychological Association 10.1037/com0000063

Gfrerer, Nastassja; Taborsky, Michael (2017). Working dogs cooperate among one another by generalised reciprocity. Scientific reports, 7, p. 43867. Springer Nature 10.1038/srep43867

Schütz, Dolores; Tschirren, Linda; Pachler, Gudrun; Grubbauer, Pia; Taborsky, Michael (2017). Sperm-limited males save ejaculates for future matings when competing with superior rivals. Animal behaviour, 125, pp. 3-12. Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.12.016

Balzarini, Valentina; Taborsky, Michael; Villa, Fabienne; Frommen, Joachim G. (2017). Computer animations of color markings reveal the function of visual threat signals in Neolamprologus pulcher. Current zoology, 63(1), pp. 45-54. Oxford University Press 10.1093/cz/zow086

Chouinard-Thuly, Laura; Gierszewski, Stefanie; Rosenthal, Gil G; Reader, Simon M; Rieucau, Guillaume; Woo, Kevin L; Gerlai, Robert; Tedore, Cynthia; Ingley, Spencer J; Stowers, John R; Frommen, Joachim G.; Dolins, Francine L; Witte, Klaudia (2017). Technical and conceptual considerations for using animated stimuli in studies of animal behavior. Current zoology, 63(1), pp. 5-19. Oxford University Press 10.1093/cz/zow104

Szabo, B.; Bugnyar, T.; Auersperg, A. M. I. (2017). Within-group relationships and lack of social enhancement during object manipulation in captive Goffin’s cockatoos (Cacatua goffiniana). Learning & Behavior, 45(1), pp. 7-19. Springer 10.3758/s13420-016-0235-0

Bayani, Dario-Marcos; Taborsky, Michael; Frommen, Joachim G. (2017). To pee or not to pee: urine signals mediate aggressive interactions in the cooperatively breeding cichlid Neolamprologus pulcher. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 71(2) Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-016-2260-6

Taborsky, Barbara (2017). Developmental Plasticity. Preparing for Life in a Complex World. Advances in the study of behavior, 49, pp. 49-99. Elsevier 10.1016/bs.asb.2016.12.002

Stieger, Binia; Schweinfurth, Manon K; Taborsky, Michael (2017). Reciprocal allogrooming among unrelated Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) is affected by previously received cooperative, affiliative and aggressive behaviours. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 71(12) Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-017-2406-1

Fischer, Stefan; Oberhummer, Evelyne; Cunha Saraiva, Filipa; Gerber, Nina; Taborsky, Barbara (2017). Smell or vision? The use of different sensory modalities in predator discrimination. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 71(10), p. 143. Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-017-2371-8

Bannier, Francis; Tebbich, Sabine; Taborsky, Barbara (2017). Early experience affects learning performance and neophobia in a cooperatively breeding cichlid. Ethology, 123(10), pp. 712-723. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/eth.12646

Schweinfurth, M. K.; Neuenschwander, J.; Engqvist, L.; Schneeberger, K.; Rentsch, A. K.; Gygax, M.; Taborsky, M. (2017). Do female Norway rats form social bonds? Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 71(6) Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-017-2324-2

Kulkarni, Shubhankar; Sharda, Sakshi; Watve, Milind (2017). Bi-stability in type 2 diabetes mellitus multi-organ signalling network. PLoS ONE, 12(8), e0181536. Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0181536

Frommen, Joachim G. (2017). Kin recognition and filial cannibalism in an amphibious fish. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 71(10) Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-017-2369-2


Engqvist, Leif Martin; Reinhold, Klaus (2016). Adaptive trans-generational phenotypic plasticity and the lack of an experimental control in reciprocal match/mismatch-experiments. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 7(12), pp. 1482-1488. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/2041-210X.12618

Dolivo Beuret, Vassilissa; Rutte, Claudia; Taborsky, Michael (2016). Ultimate and proximate mechanisms of reciprocal altruism in rats. Learning & Behavior, 44(3), pp. 223-226. Springer 10.3758/s13420-016-0236-z

Groenewoud, Frank; Frommen, Joachim Gerhard; Josi, Dario; Tanaka, Hirokazu; Jungwirth, Arne Matthias; Taborsky, Michael (2016). Predation risk drives social complexity in cooperative breeders. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America - PNAS, 113(15), pp. 4104-4109. National Academy of Sciences NAS 10.1073/pnas.1524178113

Hess, Sybille; Fischer, Stefan; Taborsky, Barbara (2016). Territorial aggression reduces vigilance but increases aggression towards predators in a cooperatively breeding fish. Animal behaviour, 113, pp. 229-235. Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.01.008

Engqvist, Leif Martin; Taborsky, Michael (2016). The evolution of genetic and conditional alternative reproductive tactics. Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series B - biological sciences, 283(1825), p. 20152945. Royal Society of London 10.1098/rspb.2015.2945

Taborsky, Michael; Frommen, Joachim Gerhard; Riehl, Christina (2016). The evolution of cooperation based on direct fitness benefits. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society. Series B - biological sciences, 371(1687), p. 20150472. Royal Society of London 10.1098/rstb.2015.0472

Taborsky, Michael; Frommen, Joachim Gerhard; Riehl, Christina (2016). Correlated pay-offs are key to cooperation. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society. Series B - biological sciences, 371(1687), p. 20150084. Royal Society of London 10.1098/rstb.2015.0084

Quiñones, Andrés E.; van Doorn, Gerrit Sander; Ido, Pen; Weissing, Franz J.; Taborsky, Michael (2016). Negotiation and appeasement can be more effective drivers of sociality than kin selection. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society. Series B - biological sciences, 371(1687), p. 20150089. Royal Society of London 10.1098/rstb.2015.0089

Schütz, Dolores; Wirtz, Sabine; Maan, Martine E.; Taborsky, Michael (2016). Sexual selection promotes colonial breeding in shell-brooding cichlid fish. Animal behaviour, 112, pp. 153-161. Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.11.022

Taborsky, Michael (2016). Cichlid fishes: A model for the integrative study of social behavior. In: Koenig, Walter D.; Dickinson, Janis L. (eds.) Cooperative Breeding in Vertebrates: Studies of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior (pp. 272-293). Cambridge University Press 10.1017/CBO9781107338357.017

Soudi, Shaghayegh; Reinhold, Klaus; Engqvist, Leif Martin (2016). Ecologically dependent and intrinsic genetic signatures of postzygotic isolation between sympatric host races of the leaf beetle Lochmaea capreae. Evolution, 70(2), pp. 471-479. Wiley 10.1111/evo.12846

von Kuerthy, Corinna; Taborsky, Michael (2016). Contest versus scramble competition among males pursuing fixed or plastic alternative reproductive tactics. Animal behaviour, 113, pp. 203-212. Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.01.006

Taborsky, Barbara (2016). Opening the black box of developmental experiments: behavioural mechanisms underlying long-term effects of early social experience. Ethology, 122(4), pp. 267-283. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/eth.12473

Radwan, Jacek; Engqvist, Leif Martin; Reinhold, Klaus (2016). A paradox of genetic variance in epigamic traits: beyond „good genes” view of sexual selection. Evolutionary biology, 43(2), pp. 267-275. Springer 10.1007/s11692-015-9359-y

Soudi, Shaghayegh Soudi; Reinhold, Klaus; Engqvist, Leif Martin (2016). Genetic architecture underlying host choice differentiation in the sympatric host races of Lochmaea capreae leaf beetles. Genetica, 144(2), pp. 147-156. Springer 10.1007/s10709-016-9885-2

Tanaka, Hirokazu; Frommen, Joachim Gerhard; Takahashi, Tetsumi; Kohda, Masanori (2016). Predation risk promotes delayed dispersal in the cooperatively breeding cichlid Neolamprologus obscurus. Animal behaviour, 117, pp. 51-58. Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.04.019

Schweinfurth, Manon Karin; Taborsky, Michael (2016). No evidence for audience effects in reciprocal cooperation of Norway rats. Ethology, 122(6), pp. 513-521. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/eth.12499

Schneeberger, Karin; Voigt, Christian C.; Müller, Caroline; Caspers, Barbara (2016). Multidimensionality of chemical information in male greater sac-winged bats (Saccopteryx bilineata). Frontiers in ecology and evolution, 4(83) Frontiers Media 10.3389/fevo.2016.00083

von Kuerthy, Corinna; Ros, Albert F. H.; Taborsky, Michael (2016). Androgen responses to reproductive competition of males pursuing either fixed or plastic alternative reproductive tactics. Journal of Experimental Biology, 219(22), pp. 3544-3553. Company of Biologists 10.1242/jeb.143974

Soudi, Shaghayegh; Reinhold, Klaus; Engqvist, Leif Martin (2016). Strong cryptic prezygotic isolation despite lack of behavioural isolation between sympatric host races of the leaf beetle Lochmaea capreae. Evolution, 70(12), pp. 2889-2898. Wiley 10.1111/evo.13083

Schneeberger, Karin (2016). Food sharing and nonhuman reciprocal altruism. In: Shackelford, Todd K.; Weekes-Shackelford, Viviana (eds.) Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science (pp. 1-3). Springer 10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_3601-1

Schneeberger, Karin (2016). Cooperative grooming. In: Shackelford, Todd K.; Weekes-Shackelford, Viviana (eds.) Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science (pp. 1-4). Springer 10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_3058-1

Taborsky, Michael (2016). Cooperative breeding. In: Shackelford, Todd K.; Weekes-Shackelford, Viviana (eds.) Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science (pp. 1-4). Springer 10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_3057-1


Taborsky, Michael; Taborsky, Barbara (2015). Evolution of genetic and physiological mechanisms of cooperative behaviour. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 6, pp. 132-138. Elsevier 10.1016/j.cobeha.2015.11.001

Jungwirth, Arne Matthias; Taborsky, Michael (2015). First- and second-order sociality determine survival and reproduction in cooperative cichlids. Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series B - biological sciences, 282(1819) Royal Society of London 10.1098/rspb.2015.1971

Jungwirth, Arne Matthias; Brena, Pierpaolo F.; Keller, Isabel; Taborsky, Michael (2015). Polygyny affects paternal care, but not survival, pair stability, and group tenure in a cooperative cichlid. Behavioral Ecology, 27(2), pp. 592-600. Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/arv194

Reinhold, Klaus; Engqvist, Leif Martin; Consul, Albia; Ramm, Steven A. (2015). Male birch catkin bugs vary copula duration to invest more in matings with novel females. Animal behaviour, 109, pp. 161-166. Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.08.020

Hesse, Saskia; Anaja-Rojas, Jamie M.; Frommen, Joachim Gerhard; Thünken, Timo (2015). Kinship reinforces cooperative predator inspection in a cichlid fish. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 28(11), pp. 2088-2096. Wiley 10.1111/jeb.12736

Groothuis, Ton G. G.; Taborsky, Barbara (2015). Introducing biological realism into the study of developmental plasticity in behaviour. Frontiers in zoology, 12 Suppl 1(12), S6. BioMed Central 10.1186/1742-9994-12-S1-S6

Hendrickx, Frederik; Vanthournout, Bram; Taborsky, Michael (2015). Selection for costly sexual traits results in a vacant mating niche and male dimorphism. Evolution, 69(8), pp. 2105-2117. Wiley 10.1111/evo.12720

Jungwirth, Arne Matthias; Walker, Jonas; Taborsky, Michael (2015). Prospecting precedes dispersal and increases survival chances in cooperatively breeding cichlids. Animal behaviour, 106, pp. 107-114. Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.05.005

Hettyey, Attila; Toth, Zoltan; Thonhauser, Kerstin E.; Frommen, Joachim Gerhard; Penn, Dustin J.; Van Buskirk, Josh (2015). The relative importance of prey‑borne and predator‑borne chemical cues for inducible antipredator responses in tadpoles. Oecologia, 179(3), pp. 699-710. Springer 10.1007/s00442-015-3382-7

Frommen, Joachim Gerhard; Hanak, Sophie; Schmiedl, Christina A.; Thünken, Timo (2015). Visible Implant Elastomer tagging influences social preferences of zebrafish (Danio rerio). Behaviour, 152(12-13), pp. 1765-1777. Brill 10.1163/1568539X-00003303

Mehlis, Marion; Thünken, Timo; Bakker, Theo C. M.; Frommen, Joachim Gerhard (2015). Quantification acuity in spontaneous shoaling decisions of three-spined sticklebacks. Animal Cognition, 18(5), pp. 1125-1131. Springer 10.1007/s10071-015-0884-y

Soudi, Shaghayegh; Reinhold, Klaus; Engqvist, Leif Martin (2015). Host-associated divergence in sympatric host races of the leaf beetle Lochmaea capreae: implications for local adaptation and reproductive isolation. Biological journal of the Linnean Society, 116(1), pp. 169-182. Blackwell Publishing 10.1111/bij.12547

Fischer, Stefan; Bessert-Nettelbeck, Mathilde; Kotrschal, Alexander; Taborsky, Barbara (2015). Rearing group size determines social competence and brain structure in a cooperatively breeding cichlid. The American naturalist, 186(1), pp. 123-140. University of Chicago Press 10.1086/681636

Taborsky, Michael; Hofmann, Hans A.; Beery, Annaliese K.; Blumstein, Daniel T.; Hayes, Loren D.; Lacey, Eileen A.; Martins, Emilia P.; Phelps, Steven M.; Solomon, Nancy G.; Rubenstein, Dustin R. (2015). Taxon matters: promoting integrative studies of social behavior. Trends in Neuroscience, 38(4), pp. 189-191. Cell Press 10.1016/j.tins.2015.01.004

Hesse, Saskia; Anaya-Rojas, Jamie M.; Frommen, Joachim Gerhard; Thünken, Timo (2015). Social deprivation affects cooperative predator inspection in a cichlid fish. Royal Society Open Science, 2(3), p. 140451. The Royal Society Publishing 10.1098/rsos.140451

Jungwirth, Arne Matthias; Josi, Dario; Walker, Jonas; Taborsky, Michael (2015). Benefits of coloniality: communal defence saves anti-predator effort in cooperative breeders. Functional Ecology, 29(9), pp. 1218-1224. Blackwell Scientific Publications 10.1111/1365-2435.12430

Dolivo Beuret, Vassilissa; Taborsky, Michael (2015). Norway rats reciprocate help according to the quality of help they received. Biology Letters, 11(2), p. 20140959. The Royal Society 10.1098/rsbl.2014.0959

Engqvist, Leif Martin; Cordes, Nils; Reinhold, Klaus (2015). Evolution of risk-taking during conspicuous mating displays. Evolution, 69(2), pp. 395-406. Wiley 10.1111/evo.12591

von Kuerthy, Corinna; Tschirren, Linda; Taborsky, Michael (2015). Alternative reproductive tactics in snail shell-brooding cichlids diverge in energy reserve allocation. Ecology and evolution, 5(10), pp. 2060-2069. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 10.1002/ece3.1495

Dolivo Beuret, Vassilissa (2015). Short-term and long-term effects of social and other environmental information on the learning and cooperation performance of Norway rats. (Dissertation, Universität Bern, Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät)

Dolivo Beuret, Vassilissa; Taborsky, Michael (2015). Cooperation among Norway rats: The importance of visual cues for reciprocal cooperation, and the role of coercion. Ethology, 121(11), pp. 1071-1080. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/eth.12421

Jungwirth, Arne Matthias (2015). Effects of first and second order sociality on fitness correlates in the cooperative breeder Neolamprologus pulcher. (Dissertation, Universität Bern, Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät)


Auersperg, Alice M. I.; Szabo, Birgit; von Bayern, Auguste M. P.; Bugnyar, Thomas (2014). Object permanence in the Goffin cockatoo (Cacatua goffini). Journal of comparative psychology, 128(1), pp. 88-98. American Psychological Association 10.1037/a0033272

Kotrschal, Alexander; Szidat, Sönke; Taborsky, Barbara; Franklin, Craig (2014). Developmental plasticity of growth and digestive efficiency in dependence of early-life food availability. Functional Ecology, 28(4), pp. 878-885. Blackwell Scientific Publications 10.1111/1365-2435.12230

Fischer, Stefan; Fröhlich, Benjamin; Krämer, Karl; Goldschmidt, Jan Christoph (2014). Relation between Excitation Power Density and Er3+ Doping Yielding the Highest Absolute Upconversion Quantum Yield. Journal of physical chemistry. C, 118(51), pp. 30106-30114. American Chemical Society 10.1021/jp510209x

Stratmann, Ariane; Taborsky, Barbara (2014). Antipredator defences of young are independently determined by genetic inheritance, maternal effects and own early experience in mouthbrooding cichlids. Functional Ecology, 28(4), pp. 944-953. Blackwell Scientific Publications 10.1111/1365-2435.12224

Lewis, Sara M.; Vahed, Karim; Koene, Joris M.; Engqvist, Leif Martin; Bussière, Luc F.; Perry, Jennifer C.; Gwynne, Darryl; Lehmann, Gerlind U. C. (2014). Emerging issues in the evolution of animal nuptial gifts. Biology Letters, 10(7), p. 20140336. The Royal Society 10.1098/rsbl.2014.0336

Nuotclà, Jon Andreja; Taborsky, Michael; Biedermann, Peter (2014). The importance of blocking the gallery entrance in the ambrosia beetle Xyleborinus saxesenii Ratzeburg (Coleoptera; Scolytinae). Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Allgemeine und Angewandte Entomologie, 19, pp. 203-207. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Allgemeine und Angewandte Entomologie

Mitchell, Jeremy S.; Wirtz Orcana, Sabine; Taborsky, Michael (2014). Male and female shell-brooding cichlids prefer different shell characteristics. Animal behaviour, 98, pp. 131-137. Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.10.004

Wirtz Orcana, Sabine; Meidl, Patrick; Bonfils, Danielle; Taborsky, Michael (2014). Y-linked Mendelian inheritance of giant and dwarf male morphs in shell-brooding cichlids. Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series B - biological sciences, 281(1794), p. 20140253. Royal Society of London 10.1098/rspb.2014.0253

Fischer, Stefan; Taborsky, Barbara; Burlaud, Rebecca; Fernandez, Ahana Aurora; Hess, Sybille; Oberhummer, Evelyne; Frommen, Joachim Gerhard (2014). Animated images as a tool to study visual communication - a case study in a cooperatively breeding cichlid. Behaviour, 151(12-13), pp. 1921-1942. Brill 10.1163/1568539X-00003223

Hofmann, Hans A.; Beery, Annaliese K.; Blumstein, Daniel T.; Couzin, Iain D.; Earley, Ryan L.; Hayes, Loren D.; Hurd, Peter L.; Lacey, Eileen A.; Phelps, Steven M.; Solomon, Nancy G.; Taborsky, Michael; Young, Larry J.; Rubenstein, Dustin R. (2014). An evolutionary framework for studying mechanisms of social behavior. Trends in ecology & evolution, 29(10), pp. 581-589. Elsevier Current Trends 10.1016/j.tree.2014.07.008

Fischer, Stefan; Zöttl, Markus; Groenewoud, Frank; Taborsky, Barbara (2014). Group-size-dependent punishment of idle subordinates in a cooperative breeder where helpers pay to stay. Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series B - biological sciences, 281(1789), p. 20140184. Royal Society of London 10.1098/rspb.2014.0184

Kingma, Sjouke A.; Santema, Peter; Taborsky, Michael; Komdeur, Jan (2014). Group augmentation and the evolution of cooperation. Trends in ecology & evolution, 29(8), pp. 476-484. Elsevier Current Trends 10.1016/j.tree.2014.05.013

Taborsky, Barbara; Guyer, L.; Demus, P. (2014). ‘Prudent habitat choice’: a novel mechanism of size-assortative mating. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 27(6), pp. 1217-1228. Wiley 10.1111/jeb.12398

van Doorn, GS; Riebli, Thomas; Taborsky, Michael (2014). Coaction versus reciprocity in continuous-time models of cooperation. Journal of theoretical biology, 356, pp. 1-10. Elsevier 10.1016/j.jtbi.2014.03.019

Taborsky, Michael (2014). Tribute to Tinbergen: The Four Problems of Biology. A Critical Appraisal. Ethology, 120(3), pp. 224-227. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/eth.12209

Balzarini, Valentina; Taborsky, Michael; Wanner, Sandro; Koch, Felizia; Frommen, Joachim Gerhard (2014). Mirror, mirror on the wall: the predictive value of mirror tests for measuring aggression in fish. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 68(5), pp. 871-878. Springer 10.1007/s00265-014-1698-7

Thünken, Timo; Eigster, Michael; Frommen, Joachim Gerhard (2014). Context-dependent group size preferences in large shoals of three-spined sticklebacks. Animal behaviour, 90, pp. 205-210. Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.01.024


Wirtz-Ocaňa, Sabine; Schütz, Dolores; Pachler, Gudrun; Taborsky, Michael (2013). Paternal inheritance of growth in fish pursuing alternative reproductive tactics. Ecology and evolution, 3(6), pp. 1614-1625. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 10.1002/ece3.570

Taborsky, Barbara; Oliveira, Rui F. (2013). Social competence vs responsiveness: similar but not same. A reply to Wolf and McNamara. Trends in ecology & evolution, 28(5), pp. 254-255. Elsevier Current Trends 10.1016/j.tree.2013.02.005

Martín-Rodríguez, Rosa; Fischer, Stefan; Ivaturi, Aruna; Froehlich, Benjamin; Krämer, Karl; Goldschmidt, Jan C.; Richards, Bryce S.; Meijerink, Andries (2013). Highly Efficient IR to NIR Upconversion in Gd2O2S: Er3+ for Photovoltaic Applications. Chemistry of materials, 25(9), pp. 1912-1921. Washington, D.C.: American Chemical Society 10.1021/cm4005745

Zöttl, Markus; Frommen, Joachim G.; Taborsky, Michael (2013). Group size adjustment to ecological demand in a cooperative breeder. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological sciences, 280(1756), p. 20122772. The Royal Society 10.1098/rspb.2012.2772

Frey-Ehrenbold, Annie; Bontadina, Fabio; Arlettaz, Raphaël; Obrist, Martin K. (2013). Landscape connectivity, habitat structure and activity of bat guilds in farmland-dominated matrices. Journal of Applied Ecology, 50(1), pp. 252-261. Blackwell Scientific Publications 10.1111/1365-2664.12034

Frommen, Joachim G.; Zala, Sara M.; Raveh, Shirley; Schaedelin, Francisca C.; Wernisch, Bettina; Hettyey, Attila (2013). Investigating the effect of familiarity on kin recognition of three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Ethology, 119(6), pp. 531-539. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/eth.12091

Biedermann, Peter H. W.; Klepzig, Kier D.; Taborsky, Michael; Six, Diana L. (2013). Abundance and dynamics of filamentous fungi in the complex ambrosia gardens of the primitively eusocial beetle Xyleborinus saxesenii Ratzeburg (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae). FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 83(3), pp. 711-723. Blackwell Publishing Ltd 10.1111/1574-6941.12026

Fischer, Stefan; Frommen, Joachim G. (2013). Eutrophication alters social preferences in three-spined sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 67(2), pp. 293-299. Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-012-1449-6

Zöttl, Markus; Chapuis, Lucille; Freiburghaus, Manuel; Taborsky, Michael (2013). Strategic reduction of help before dispersal in a cooperative breeder. Biology Letters, 9(1), p. 20120878. The Royal Society 10.1098/rsbl.2012.0878

Zöttl, Markus; Heg, Dik; Chervet, Noémie; Taborsky, Michael (2013). Kinship reduces alloparental care in cooperative cichlids where helpers pay-to-stay. Nature communications, 4(1), p. 1341. Nature Publishing Group 10.1038/ncomms2344

Zöttl, Markus; Fischer, Stefan; Taborsky, Michael (2013). Partial brood care compensation by female breeders in response to experimental manipulation of alloparental care. Animal behaviour, 85(6), pp. 1471-1478. Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2013.03.045

Taborsky, Michael (2013). Social Evolution: Reciprocity There Is. Current Biology, 23(11), R486-R488. Cell Press 10.1016/j.cub.2013.04.041

Wolf, Max; van Doorn, Gerrit Sander; Leimar, Olof; Weissing, Franz J. (2013). The evolution of animal personalities. In: Carere, Claudio; Maestripieri, Dario (eds.) Animal Personalities. Benavior, Physiology, and Evolution (pp. 252-278). Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press


Taborsky, Barbara; Tschirren, Linda; Meunier, C.; Aubin-Horth, N. (2012). Stable reprogramming of brain transcription profiles by the early social environment in a cooperatively breeding fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological sciences, 280(1753), p. 20122605. The Royal Society 10.1098/rspb.2012.2605

Auersperg, Alice M.I.; Szabo, Birgit; von Bayern, Auguste M.P.; Kacelnik, Alex (2012). Spontaneous innovation in tool manufacture and use in a Goffin’s cockatoo. Current Biology, 22(21), R903-R904. Cell Press 10.1016/j.cub.2012.09.002

van Doorn, G. Sander; Taborsky, Michael (2012). The evolution of generalized reciprocity on social interaction networks. Evolution, 66(3), pp. 651-664. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01479.x

Schütz, Dolores; Heg-Bachar, Zina; Taborsky, Michael; Heg, Dik (2012). Spawning coordination of mates in a shell brooding cichlid. International Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 2012, p. 517849. London: Hindawi 10.1155/2012/517849

Taborsky, M. (2012). Das Kernproblem der Evolutionstheorie: Kooperation und Altruismus. In: Dubach, Martina (ed.) Evolution wohin? Die Folgen der darwinschen Theorie (pp. 115-125). Zürich: vdf Hochschulverlag

Riebli, T.; Taborsky, M.; Chervet, N.; Apolloni, N.; Zürcher, Y.; Heg, Dik (2012). Behavioural type, status and social context affect behaviour and resource allocation in cooperatively breeding cichlids. Animal behaviour, 84(4), pp. 925-936. Amsterdam: Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2012.07.017

Biedermann, P.H.W.; Peer, K.; Taborsky, M. (2012). Female dispersal and reproduction in the ambrosia beetle Xyleborinus saxesenii Ratzeburg (Coleoptera; Scolytinae). Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Allgemeine und Angewandte Entomologie, 18, pp. 231-235. Giessen: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Allgemeine und Angewandte Entomologie

Schädelin, Franziska C.; Fischer, Stefan; Wagner, Richard H. (2012). Reduction in Predator Defense in the Presence of Neighbors in a Colonial Fish. PLoS ONE, 7(5), e35833. Lawrence, Kans.: Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0035833

Robinson, M.R.; Van Doorn, G.S.; Gustafsson, L.; Qvarnström, A. (2012). Environment-dependent selection on mate choice in a natural population of birds. Ecology Letters, 15(6), pp. 611-618. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01780.x

Servedio, M.R.; Van Doorn, G.S.; Kopp, M.; Frame, A.M.; Nosil, P. (2012). Magic traits, pleiotropy and effect sizes: a response to Haller et al. Trends in ecology & evolution, 27(1), pp. 5-6. Amsterdam: Elsevier Current Trends 10.1016/j.tree.2011.09.011

Schneeberger, Karin; Dietz, Melanie; Taborsky, Michael (2012). Reciprocal cooperation between unrelated rats depends on cost to donor and benefit to recipient. BMC evolutionary biology, 12(1), p. 41. London: BioMed Central 10.1186/1471-2148-12-41

Zöttl, Markus (2012). The Social and Ecological Influence on Commodity Trading Among Group Members of Cooperatively Breeding Fish. Bern


Riebli, Thomas; Avgan, Batur; Bottini, Anna-Maria; Duc, Caroline; Taborsky, Michael; Heg, Dik (2011). Behavioural type affects dominance and growth in staged encounters of cooperatively breeding cichlids. Animal behaviour, 81(1), pp. 313-323. Amsterdam: Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2010.11.001

Barta, Zoltán; McNamara, John M.; Huszár, Dóra B.; Taborsky, Michael (2011). Cooperation among non-relatives evolves by state-dependent generalized reciprocity. Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series B - biological sciences, 278(1707), pp. 843-848. London: Royal Society of London 10.1098/rspb.2010.1634

Bruintjes, Rick; Bonfils, Danielle; Heg, Dik; Taborsky, Michael (2011). Paternity of subordinates raises cooperative effort in cichlids. PLoS ONE, 6(10), e25673. Lawrence, Kans.: Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0025673

Heg, Dik; Rothenberger, Susan; Schürch, Roger (2011). Habitat saturation, benefits of philopatry, relatedness and the extent of cooperative breeding in a cichlid. Behavioral Ecology, 22(1), pp. 82-92. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/arq170

Bruintjes, Rick; Taborsky, Michael (2011). Size-dependent task specialization in a cooperative cichlid in response to experimental variation of demand. Animal behaviour, 81(2), pp. 387-394. Amsterdam: Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2010.10.004

Abbot, Patrick; Taborsky, Michael; et al., (2011). Inclusive fitness theory and eusociality. Nature, 471(7339), E1-E4. London: Macmillan Journals Ltd. 10.1038/nature09831

Biedermann, Peter H. W.; Klepzig, Kier D.; Taborsky, Michael (2011). Costs of delayed dispersal and alloparental care in the fungus-cultivating ambrosia beetle Xyleborus affinis Eichhoff (Scolytinae: Curculionidae). Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 65(9), pp. 1753-1761. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-011-1183-5

Townsend, Simon W.; Zöttl, Markus; Manser, Marta B. (2011). All clear? Meerkats attend to contextual information in close calls to coordinate vigilance. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 65(10), pp. 1927-1934. Heidelberg: Springer 10.1007/s00265-011-1202-6

Haesler, Marcel P.; Lindeyer, Charlotte M.; Otti, Olivier; Bonfils, Danielle; Heg, Dik; Taborsky, Michael (2011). Female mouthbrooders in control of pre- and postmating sexual selection. Behavioral Ecology, 22(5), pp. 1033-1041. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/arr087

Mersmann, Dorit; Tomasello, Michael; Call, Josep; Kaminski, Juliane; Taborsky, Michael (2011). Simple mechanisms can explain social learning in domestic dogs (Canis familiaris). Ethology, 117(8), pp. 1-16. Berlin: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2011.01919.x

Le Vin, Ashley L.; Mable, B.K.; Taborsky, Michael; Heg, Dik; Arnold, Kathryn E. (2011). Individual variation in helping in a cooperative breeder: relatedness versus behavioural type. Animal behaviour, 82(3), pp. 467-477. Amsterdam: Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2011.05.021

Lehner, Stephan R.; Rutte, Claudia; Taborsky, Michael (2011). Rats benefit from winner and loser effects. Ethology, 117(11), pp. 949-960. Berlin: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2011.01962.x

Schütz, Dolores; Taborsky, Michael (2011). Sexual selection in the water spider: female choice and male-male competition. Ethology, 117(12), pp. 1101-1110. Berlin: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2011.01965.x

Keller, Laurent; Peer, Katharina; Bernasconi, Christian; Taborsky, Michael; Shuker, David M. (2011). Inbreeding and selection on sex ratio in the bark beetle Xylosandrus germanus. BMC evolutionary biology, 11(1), p. 359. London: BioMed Central 10.1186/1471-2148-11-359

Weissing, Franjo J.; Edelaar, Pim; van Doorn, G. Sander (2011). Adaptive speciation theory: a conceptual review. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 65(3), pp. 461-480. Heidelberg: Springer 10.1007/s00265-010-1125-7

Servedio, Maria R.; van Doorn, G. Sander; Kopp, Michael; Frame, Alicia M.; Nosil, Patrik (2011). Magic traits in speciation: 'magic' but not rare? Trends in ecology & evolution, 26(8), pp. 389-397. Amsterdam: Elsevier Current Trends 10.1016/j.tree.2011.04.005

Chervet, Neomie; Zöttl, Markus; Schürch, Roger; Taborsky, Michael; Heg, Dik (2011). Repeatability and heritability of behavioural types in a social cichlid. International Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 2011(ID 321729), p. 321729. London: Hindawi 10.4061/2011/321729

Heg, Dik; Schürch, Roger; Rothenberger, Susan (2011). Behavioral type and growth rate in a cichlid fish. Behavioral Ecology, 22(6), pp. 1227-1233. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/arr118

Biedermann, Peter H.W.; Taborsky, Michael (2011). Larval helpers and age polyethism in ambrosia beetles. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America - PNAS, 108(41), pp. 17064-17069. Washington, D.C.: National Academy of Sciences NAS 10.1073/pnas.1107758108


Gygax, Lorenz; Neisen, Gesa; Wechsler, Beat (2010). Socio-Spatial Relationships in Dairy Cows. Ethology, 116(1), pp. 10-23. Berlin: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2009.01708.x

Kotrschal, Alexander (2010). The influence of early environment on later life - physiology, behaviour and evolution Bern: Institut für Ökologie und Evolution der Universität Bern

Fischer, Barbara (2010). Evolution of plastic life-histories Bern: Institut für Ökologie und Evolution der Universität Bern

Gerber, Barbara (2010). The influence of female body condition and predator threat on the brood care behaviour of mouthbrooding cichlids Bern: Institut für Ökologie und Evolution der Universität Bern

Taborsky, Michael (2010). Ethology in Europe. In: Breed, Michael D.; Moore, Janice (eds.) Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, vol. 1 (pp. 649-651). Amsterdam: Elsevier

Taborsky, Michael; Neat, Francis C. (2010). Fertilization mode, sperm competition, and cryptic female choice shape primary sexual characters in fish. In: Leonard, Janet L.; Cordoba-Aguilar, Alex (eds.) The Evolution of Primary Sexual Characters in Animals (pp. 379-408). Oxford: Oxford University Press

Taborsky, Michael; Brockmann, H. Jane (2010). Alternative reproductive tactics and life history phenotypes. In: Kappeler, Peter (ed.) Animal Behaviour: Evolution and Mechanisms (pp. 537-586). Heidelberg: Springer Verlag

Taborsky, Michael (2010). Anonymous (and other) social experience and the evolution of cooperation by reciprocity. In: Szekely, T.; Moore, A.J.; Komdeur, J. (eds.) Social behaviour: genes, ecology and evolution (pp. 470-473). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Taborsky, Michael (2010). Sample size in the study of behaviour. Ethology, 116(3), pp. 185-202. Berlin: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2010.01751.x

Kotrschal, Alexander; Taborsky, Barbara (2010). Resource defence or exploded lek? - A question of perspective. Ethology, 116(12), pp. 1189-1198. Berlin: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2010.01831.x

Bergmüller, Ralph; Taborsky, Michael (2010). Animal personality due to social niche specialisation. Trends in ecology & evolution, 25(9), pp. 504-511. Amsterdam: Elsevier Current Trends 10.1016/j.tree.2010.06.012

Heg, Dik; Taborsky, Michael (2010). Helper response to experimentally manipulated predation risk in the cooperatively breeding cichlid Neolamprologus pulcher. PLoS ONE, 5(5), e10784. Lawrence, Kans.: Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0010784

Voigt-Heucke, Silke L.; Taborsky, Michael; Dechmann, Dina K. N. (2010). A dual function of echolocation: bats use echolocation calls to identify familiar and unfamiliar individuals. Animal behaviour, 80(1), pp. 59-67. Amsterdam: Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2010.03.025

Schaedelin, Franziska C.; Taborsky, Michael (2010). Female choice of a non-bodily ornament: an experimental study of cichlid sand craters in Cyathopharynx furcifer. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 64(9), pp. 1437-1447. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-010-0959-3

Bruintjes, Rick; Hekman, Renske; Taborsky, Michael (2010). Experimental global food reduction raises resource acquisition costs of brood care helpers and reduces their helping effort. Functional Ecology, 24(5), pp. 1054-1063. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2010.01715.x

Kotrschal, Alexander; Taborsky, Barbara (2010). Environmental change enhances cognitive abilities in fish. PLoS biology, 8(4), e1000351. Lawrence, Kans.: Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000351

Kotrschal, Alexander (2010). Telomere als Psychobiomarker. Gehirn & Geist, 3, pp. 64-67.

Schütz, Dolores; Pachler, Gudrun; Ripmeester, Erwin; Goffinet, Olivier; Taborsky, Michael (2010). Reproductive investment of giants and dwarfs: specialized tactics in a cichlid fish with alternative male morphs. Functional Ecology, 24(1), pp. 131-140. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2009.01605.x

Schürch, Roger; Rothenberger, Susan; Heg, Dik (2010). The building-up of social relationships: behavioural types, social networks and cooperative breeding in a cichlid. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society. Series B - biological sciences, 365(1560), pp. 4089-4098. London: Royal Society of London 10.1098/rstb.2010.0177

Wolf, Max; Van Doorn, Gerrit Sander; Weissing, Franz J. (2010). On the coevolution of social responsiveness and behavioural consistency. Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series B - biological sciences, 278(1704), pp. 440-448. London: Royal Society of London 10.1098/rspb.2010.1051

Schürch, Roger; Heg, Dik (2010). Life history and behavioral type in the highly social cichlid Neolamprologus pulcher. Behavioral Ecology, 21(3), pp. 588-598. Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/arq024

Ota, Kazutaka; Heg, Dik; Hori, Michio; Kohda, Masanori (2010). Sperm phenotypic plasticity in a cichlid: a territorial male's counterstrategy to spawning takeover. Behavioral Ecology, 21(6), pp. 1293-1300. Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/arq146

Raveh, Shirley; Heg, Dik; Dobson, F. Stephen; Coltman, David W.; Gorrell, Jamieson C.; Balmer, Adele; Neuhaus, Peter (2010). Mating order and reproductive success in male Columbian ground squirrels (Urocitellus columbianus). Behavioral Ecology, 21(3), pp. 537-547. Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/arq004


Aschwanden, Janine; Gygax, Lorenz; Wechsler, Beat; Keil, Nina Maria (2009). Loose housing of small goat groups: Influence of visual cover and elevated levels on feeding, resting and agonistic behaviour. Applied animal behaviour science, 119(3-4), pp. 171-179. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.applanim.2009.04.005

Aschwanden, Janine; Gygax, Lorenz; Wechsler, Beat; Keil, Nina M. (2009). Structural modifications at the feeding place: Effects of partitions and platforms on feeding and social behaviour of goats. Applied animal behaviour science, 119(3-4), pp. 180-192. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.applanim.2009.04.004

Burri, Milena; Wechsler, Beat; Gygax, Lorenz; Weber, Roland (2009). Influence of straw length, sow behaviour and room temperature on the incidence of dangerous situations for piglets in a loose farrowing system. Applied animal behaviour science, 117(3-4), pp. 181-189. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.applanim.2008.12.005

Gygax, Lorenz; Neisen, Gesa; Wechsler, Beat (2009). Differences between single and paired heifers in residency in functional areas, length of travel path, and area used throughout days 1-6 after integration into a free stall dairy herd. Applied animal behaviour science, 120(1-2), pp. 49-55. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.applanim.2009.05.002

Haufe, Helge Christiane; Gygax, Lorenz; Steiner, Beat; Friedli, Katharina; Stauffacher, Markus; Wechsler, Beat (2009). Influence of floor type in the walking area of cubicle housing systems on the behaviour of dairy cows. Applied animal behaviour science, 116(1), pp. 21-27. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.applanim.2008.07.004

Neisen, Gesa; Wechsler, Beat; Gygax, Lorenz (2009). Effects of the introduction of single heifers or pairs of heifers into dairy-cow herds on the temporal and spatial associations of heifers and cows. Applied animal behaviour science, 119(3-4), pp. 127-136. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.applanim.2009.04.006

Neisen, Gesa; Wechsler, Beat; Gygax, Lorenz (2009). Choice of scan-sampling intervals-An example with quantifying neighbours in dairy cows. Applied animal behaviour science, 116(2-4), pp. 134-140. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.applanim.2008.08.006

Reefmann, Nadine; Bütikofer Kaszàs, Franziska; Wechsler, Beat; Gygax, Lorenz (2009). Physiological expression of emotional reactions in sheep. Physiology & behavior, 98(1-2), pp. 235-241. St. Louis, Mo.: Elsevier 10.1016/j.physbeh.2009.05.017

Reefmann, Nadine; Bütikofer Kaszas, Franziska; Wechsler, Beat; Gygax, Lorenz (2009). Ear and tail postures as indicators of emotional valence in sheep. Applied animal behaviour science, 118(3-4), pp. 199-207. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.applanim.2009.02.013

Reefmann, Nadine; Wechsler, Beat; Gygax, Lorenz (2009). Behavioural and physiological assessment of positive and negative emotion in sheep. Animal behaviour, 78(3), pp. 651-659. Amsterdam: Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2009.06.015

Savary, Pascal; Gygax, Lorenz; Wechsler, Beat; Hauser, Rudolf (2009). Effect of a synthetic plate in the lying area on lying behaviour, degree of fouling and skin lesions at the leg joints of finishing pigs. Applied animal behaviour science, 118(1-2), pp. 20-27. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.applanim.2009.02.006

Taborsky, Michael (2009). Biased Citation Practice and Taxonomic Parochialism. Ethology, 115(2), pp. 105-111. Berlin: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2009.01610.x

Biedermann, Peter H. W.; Klepzig, Kier D.; Taborsky, Michael (2009). Fungus Cultivation by Ambrosia Beetles: Behavior and Laboratory Breeding Success in Three Xyleborine Species. Environmental entomology, 38(4), pp. 1096-1105. College Park, Md.: Oxford University Press 10.1603/022.038.0417

Fischer, Barbara; Taborsky, Barbara; Dieckmann, Ulf (2009). Unexpected Patterns of Plastic Energy Allocation in Stochastic Environments. The American naturalist, 173(3), E108-E120. Chicago, Ill.: University of Chicago Press 10.1086/596536

Häsler, Marcel; Lindeyer, Charlotte M; Taborsky, Michael (2009). Reproductive parasitism: male and female responses to conspecific and heterospecific intrusions at spawning in a mouth-brooding cichlid Ophthalmotilapia ventralis. Journal of fish biology, 75(7), pp. 1845-1856. Oxford: Blackwell 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2009.02442.x

Immler, Simone; Taborsky, Michael (2009). Sequential polyandry affords post-mating sexual selection in the mouths of cichlid females. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 63(8), pp. 1219-1230. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-009-0744-3

Mitchell, Jeremy S.; Jutzeler, Eva; Heg, Dik; Taborsky, Michael (2009). Dominant members of cooperatively-breeding groups adjust their behaviour in response to the sexes of their subordinates. Behaviour, 146(12), pp. 1665-1686. Leiden, NL: Brill 10.1163/000579509X12459328580026

Mitchell, Jeremy S.; Jutzeler, Eva; Heg, Dik; Taborsky, Michael (2009). Gender Differences in the Costs that Subordinate Group Members Impose on Dominant Males in a Cooperative Breeder. Ethology, 115(12), pp. 1162-1174. Berlin: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2009.01705.x

Rankin, Daniel J.; Taborsky, Michael (2009). Assortment and the Evolution of Generalized Reciprocity. Evolution, 63(7), pp. 1913-1922. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2009.00656.x

Schaedelin, Franziska C.; Taborsky, Michael (2009). Extended phenotypes as signals. Biological reviews, 84(2), pp. 293-313. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 10.1111/j.1469-185X.2008.00075.x

Taborsky, Barbara; Guyer, L.; Taborsky, Michael (2009). Size-assortative mating in the absence of mate choice. Animal behaviour, 77(2), pp. 439-448. Amsterdam: Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2008.10.020

Taborsky, Michael (2009). Reproductive skew in cooperative fish groups: virtue and limitations of alternative modeling approaches. In: Hager, Reinmar; Jones, Clara B. (eds.) Reproductive Skew in Vertebrates: Proximate and Ultimate Causes (pp. 265-304). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Rankin, Daniel; Eggimann, Franziska (2009). The evolution of judgement bias in indirect reciprocity. Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series B - biological sciences, 276(1660), pp. 1339-1345. London: Royal Society of London 10.1098/rspb.2008.1715

van Doorn, Gerrit Sander; Edelaar, Pim; Weissing, Franz J. (2009). On the Origin of Species by Natural and Sexual Selection. Science, 326(5960), pp. 1704-1707. Washington, D.C.: American Association for the Advancement of Science 10.1126/science.1181661


Aschwanden, Janine; Gygax, Lorenz; Wechsler, Beat; Keil, Nina M. (2008). Social distances of goats at the feeding rack: Influence of the quality of social bonds, rank differences, grouping age and presence of horns. Applied animal behaviour science, 114(1-2), pp. 116-131. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.applanim.2008.02.002

Aschwanden, Janine; Gygaxa, Lorenz; Wechsler, Beat; Keila, Nina M. (2008). Cardiac activity in dairy goats whilst feeding side-by-side at two different distances and during social separation. Physiology & behavior, 95(5), pp. 641-648. St. Louis, Mo.: Elsevier 10.1016/j.physbeh.2008.09.016

Doligez, Blandine; Berthouly, Anne; Doligez, Damien; Tanner, Marion; Saladin, Verena; Bonfils, Danielle; Richner, Heinz (2008). Spatial scale of local breeding habitat quality and adjustment of breeding decisions. Ecology, 89(5), pp. 1436-1444. Washington, D.C.: Ecological Society of America 10.1890/07-0113.1

Bender, Nicole; Heg-Bachar, Zina; Oliveira, Rui F.; Canario, Adelino V.M.; Taborsky, Michael (2008). Hormonal control of brood care and social status in a cichlid fish with brood care helpers. Physiology & behavior, 94(3), pp. 349-358. St. Louis, Mo.: Elsevier 10.1016/j.physbeh.2008.02.002

Bender, Nicole; Taborsky, Michael; Power, Deborah M. (2008). The role of prolactin in the regulation of brood care in the cooperatively breeding fish Neolamprologus pulcher. Journal of experimental zoology. Part A - ecological genetics and physiology, 309A(9), pp. 515-524. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley-Liss 10.1002/jez.482

Brockmann, H. Jane; Oliveira, Rui F.; Taborsky, Michael (2008). Integrating mechanisms and function: prospects for future research. In: Oliveira, Rui F.; Taborsky, Michael; Brockmann, H. Jane (eds.) Alternative Reproductive Tactics. An Integrative Approach (pp. 471-489). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Brockmann, H. Jane; Taborsky, Michael (2008). Alternative reproductive tactics and the evolution of alternative allocation phenotypes. In: Oliveira, Rui F.; Taborsky, Michael; Brockmann, H. Jane (eds.) Alternative Reproductive Tactics. An Integrative Approach 30 (pp. 1-51). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 10.1016/S0065-3454(01)80004-8

Bruintjes, Rick; Taborsky, Michael (2008). Helpers in a cooperative breeder pay a high price to stay: effects of demand, helper size and sex. Animal behaviour, 75(6), pp. 1843-1850. Amsterdam: Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2007.12.004

Dierkes, P.; Taborsky, Michael; Achmann, R. (2008). Multiple paternity in the cooperatively breeding fish Neolamprologus pulcher. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 62(10), pp. 1581-1589. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-008-0587-3

Heg, Dik; Heg-Bachar, Zina; Brouwer, L.; Taborsky, Michael (2008). Experimentally induced helper dispersal in colonially breeding cooperative cichlids. Environmental biology of fishes, 83(2), pp. 191-206. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands 10.1007/s10641-007-9317-3

Heg, Dik; Jutzeler, Eva; Bonflis, Danielle; Mitchell, Jeremy S. (2008). Group composition affects male reproductive partitioning in a cooperatively breeding cichlid. Molecular Ecology, 17(19), pp. 4359-4370. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.03920.x

Hirschenhauser, Katharina; Canário, Adelino V.M.; Ros, Albert; Taborsky, Michael; Oliveira, Rui F. (2008). Social context may affect urinary excretion of 11-ketotestosterone in African cichlids. Behaviour, 145(10), pp. 1367-1388. Leiden, NL: Brill 10.1163/156853908785765935

Hochberg, Michael E.; Rankin, Daniel J.; Taborsky, Michael (2008). The coevolution of cooperation and dispersal in social groups and its implications for the emergence of multicellularity. BMC evolutionary biology, 8(1), p. 238. London: BioMed Central 10.1186/1471-2148-8-238

Ilmonen, Petteri; Kotrschal, Alexander; Penn, Dustin J. (2008). Telomere Attrition Due to Infection. PLoS ONE, 3(5), e2143. Lawrence, Kans.: Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0002143

Moksnes, Arne; Røskaft, Eivin; Rudolfsen, Geir; Skjelseth, Sigrun; Stokke, Bård G; Kleven, Oddmund; Gibbs, H.Lisle; Honza, Marcel; Taborsky, Barbara; Teuschl, Yvonne; Vogl, Wolfgang; Taborsky, Michael (2008). Individual female common cuckoos Cuculus canorus lay constant egg types but egg appearance cannot be used to assign eggs to females. Journal of avian biology, 39(2), pp. 238-241. Copenhagen: Munksgaard 10.1111/j.2008.0908-8857.04158.x

Rutte, Claudia; Taborsky, Michael (2008). The influence of social experience on cooperative behaviour of rats ( Rattus norvegicus ): direct vs generalised reciprocity. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 62(4), pp. 499-505. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-007-0474-3

Taborsky, Michael (2008). The Use of Theory in Behavioural Research [Editorial]. Ethology, 14(1), pp. 1-6. Berlin: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2007.01458.x

Oliveira, Rui F.; Taborsky, Michael; Brockmann, H. Jane (2008). Alternative Reproductive Tactics. An Integrative Approach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Taborsky, Michael; Oliveira, Rui F.; Brockmann, H. Jane (2008). The evolution of alternative reproductive tactics: concepts and questions. In: Oliveira, Rui F.; Taborsky, Michael; Brockmann, H. Jane (eds.) Alternative Reproductive Tactics. An Integrative Approach (pp. 1-21). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Taborsky, Michael (2008). Alternative reproductive tactics in fish. In: Oliveira, Rui F.; Taborsky, Michael; Brockmann, H. Jane (eds.) Alternative Reproductive Tactics. An Integrative Approach (pp. 251-299). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press


Bergmüller, Ralph; Taborsky, Michael (2007). Adaptive behavioural syndromes due to strategic niche specialization. BMC evolutionary biology, 7(1), p. 12. London: BioMed Central 10.1186/1472-6785-7-12

Peer, Katharina; Taborsky, Michael (2007). Delayed dispersal as a potential route to cooperative breeding in ambrosia beetles. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 61(5), pp. 729-739. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-006-0303-0

Taborsky, Michael (2007). Impact factor statistics and publication practice: What can we learn? (Editorial). Ethology, 113(1), pp. 1-8. Berlin: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2007.01329.x

Duftner, Nina; Sefc, Kristina; Koblmuller, Stephan; Salzburger, Walter; Taborsky, Michael; Sturmbauer, Christian (2007). Parallel evolution of facial stripe patterns in the Neolamprologus brichardilpulcher species complex endemic to Lake Tanganyika. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 45(2), pp. 706-715. San Diego, Calif.: Elsevier 10.1016/j.ympev.2007.08.001

Rutte, Claudia; Taborsky, Michael (2007). Generalized Reciprocity in Rats. PLoS biology, 5(7), e196. Lawrence, Kans.: Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pbio.0050196

Schütz, Dolores; Taborsky, Michael; Drapela, Thomas (2007). Air bells of water spiders are an extended phenotype modified in response to gas composition. Journal of experimental zoology. Part A - ecological genetics and physiology, 307A(10), pp. 549-555. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley-Liss 10.1002/jez.410

Skubic, Eva (2007). Cooperation theory of cooperative breeding (Commentary). Behavioural processes, 76(2), pp. 90-94. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.beproc.2006.12.012

Taborsky, Michael (2007). Cooperation built the Tower of Babel (Commentary). Behavioural processes, 76(2), pp. 95-99. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.beproc.2007.01.013

Maan, Martine E.; Taborsky, Michael (2007). Sexual conflict over breeding substrate causes female expulsion and offspring loss in a cichlid fish. Behavioral Ecology, 19(2), pp. 302-308. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/arm129


Rutte, Claudia; Taborsky, Michael; Brinkhof, Martin W G (2006). What sets the odds of winning and losing? Trends in ecology & evolution, 21(1), pp. 16-21. Amsterdam: Elsevier Current Trends 10.1016/j.tree.2005.10.014

Heg, Dik; Bergmüller, Ralph; Bonfils, Danielle; Otti, Oliver; Bachar, Zina; Burri, Reto; Heckel, Gerald; Taborsky, Michael (2006). Cichlids do not adjust reproductive skew to the availability of independent breeding options. Behavioral Ecology, 17(3), pp. 419-429. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/arj056

Bender, Nicole; Heg, Dik; Hamilton, Ian; Bachar, Zina; Taborsky, Michael; Oliveira, Rui (2006). The relationship between social status, behaviour, growth and steroids in male helpers and breeders of a cooperatively breeding cichlid. Hormones and behavior, 50(2), pp. 173-182. San Diego, Calif.: Elsevier 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2006.02.009

Hamilton, Ian Michael; Häsler, Marcel; Taborsky, Michael (2006). Predators, reproductive parasites, and the persistence of poor males on leks. Behavioral Ecology, 17(1), pp. 97-107. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/ari099

Schaedelin, Franziska; Taborsky, Michael (2006). Mating craters of Cyathopharynx furcifer (Cichlidae) are individually specific, extended phenotypes. Animal behaviour, 72(4), pp. 753-761. Amsterdam: Elsevier Ltd. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2005.11.028

Schuetz, Dolores; Parker, Geoffrey; Taborsky, Michael; Sato, Tetsu (2006). An optimality approach to male and female body sizes in an extremely size-dimorphic cichlid fish. Evolutionary ecology research, 8(8), pp. 1393-1408. Tucson, Ariz.: Evolutionary Ecology

Taborsky, Michael (2006). Of gulls, geese and two men [Book Reviews]. Trends in ecology & evolution, 21(3), pp. 119-120. Amsterdam: Elsevier Current Trends 10.1016/j.tree.2005.11.002

Taborsky, Michael (2006). Ethology into a new era (Editorial). Ethology, 112(1), pp. 1-6. Berlin: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2006.01205.x

Hamilton, Ian (2006). The ideal free distribution. In: Stephens, D.W.; Brown, J.; Ydenberg, R.C. (eds.) Foraging. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press

Van De Pol, Martijn; Heg, Dik; Bruinzeel, Leo W.; Kuijper, Bram; Verhulst, Simon (2006). Experimental evidence for a causal effect of pair-bond duration on reproductive performance in oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus). Behavioral Ecology, 17(6), pp. 982-991. Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/arl036


Brouwer, Lyanne; Heg, Dik; Taborsky, Michael (2005). Experimental evidence for helper effects in a cooperatively breeding cichlid. Behavioral Ecology, 16(3), pp. 667-673. Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/ari042

Grüter, Christoph; Taborsky, Barbara (2005). Sex ratio and the sexual conflict about brood care in a biparental mouthbrooder. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 58(1), pp. 44-52. Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-004-0900-8


Hamilton, Ian M. (2004). A commitment model of reproductive inhibition in cooperatively breeding groups. Behavioral Ecology, 15(4), pp. 585-591. Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/arh047

Hamilton, Ian Michael (2004). Distance to neighbours influences the trade-off between hiding after disturbance and defending food patches in convict cichlids (Archocentrus nigrofasciatus). Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 56(6), pp. 530-538. Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00265-004-0822-5


Hamilton, Ian M.; Dill, Lawrence M. (2003). The use of territorial gardening versus kleptoparasitism by a subtropical reef fish (Kyphosus cornelii) is influenced by territory defendability. Behavioral Ecology, 14(4), pp. 561-568. Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/arg023


Engqvist, Leif Martin; Cordes, Nils; Schwenniger, Janina; Bakhtina, Svetlana; Schmoll, Tim (2002). Female remating behavior in a lekking moth. Ethology, 120(7), pp. 662-671. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/eth.12237

Lüscher, Annelis; Wedekind, Claus (2002). Size-dependent discrimination of mating partners in the simultaneous hermaphroditic cestode Schistocephalus solidus. Behavioral Ecology, 13(2), pp. 254-259. Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/13.2.254


Milinski, Manfred; Wedekind, Claus (2001). Evidence for MHC-correlated perfume preferences in humans. Behavioral Ecology, 12(2), pp. 140-149. Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/12.2.140

Taborsky, Michael (2001). The Evolution of Bourgeois, Parasitic, and Cooperative Reproductive Behaviors in Fishes. Journal of heredity, 92(2), pp. 100-110. Oxford University Press 10.1093/jhered/92.2.100

Künzler, Reto; Bakker, Theo C. M. (2001). Female preferences for single and combined traits in computer animated stickleback males. Behavioral Ecology, 12(6), pp. 681-685. Oxford University Press 10.1093/beheco/12.6.681


Neuhaus, Peter (2000). Timing of Hibernation and Molt in Female Columbian Ground Squirrels. Journal of mammalogy, 81(2), pp. 571-577. American Society of Mammalogists 10.1644/1545-1542(2000)081<0571:TOHAMI>2.0.CO;2


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