Department of Brain Behaviour and Evolution

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2008

Does genetic relatedness of mates influence competitive fertilization success in guppies?

Evans, J. P., Brooks, R. C., Zajitschek, S. R. K. & Griffith, S. C., Nov 2008, In : Evolution. 62, 11, p. 2929-2935 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Poecilia
Inbreeding
Poecilia reticulata
inbreeding avoidance
relatedness

Effects of field cage colour and supplementary shade on environmental conditions and mating behaviour of Queensland fruit flies, Bactrocera tryoni

Collins, S. R., Weldon, C. W. & Taylor, P. W., Nov 2008, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 129, 2, p. 142-147 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bactrocera tryoni
mating behavior
shade
cages
fruit

Effects of irradiation dose rate on quality and sterility of Queensland fruit flies, Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt)

Collins, S. R., Weldon, C. W., Banos, C. & Taylor, P. W., Jun 2008, In : Journal of Applied Entomology. 132, 5, p. 398-405 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bactrocera tryoni
irradiation
dosage
pupae
sterile insect technique

Effects of male condition on fitness in two tropical tephritid flies with contrasting life histories

Aluja, M., Pérez-Staples, D., Sivinski, J., Sánchez, A. & Piñero, J., Dec 2008, In : Animal Behaviour. 76, 6, p. 1997-2009 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

life history
fitness
diet
nutritional adequacy
Anastrepha ludens

Extra-pair paternity in the Skylark Alauda arvensis

Hutchinson, J. M. C. & Griffith, S. C., Jan 2008, In : Ibis. 150, 1, p. 90-97 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

paternity
polyandry
polygyny
copulation
extra-pair copulation

Feeding on yeast hydrolysate enhances attraction to cue-lure in Queensland fruit flies, Bactrocera tryoni

Weldon, C. W., Perez-Staples, D. & Taylor, P. W., Nov 2008, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 129, 2, p. 200-209 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

cue-lure
Bactrocera tryoni
hydrolysates
yeast
fruit

Female preferences for long tails constrained by species recognition in short-tailed red bishops

Pryke, S. R. & Andersson, S., 2008, In : Behavioral Ecology. 19, 6, p. 1116-1121 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

mating behavior
tail
mate choice
sexual selection
mate recognition

Foreleg autotomy reduces mating success of male Schizocosa ocreata wolf spiders

Taylor, P. W., Roberts, J. A., Wignall, A. E. & Uetz, G. W., Jul 2008, In : Journal of Insect Behavior. 21, 4, p. 193-202 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

autotomy
Lycosidae
mating success
spider
legs

Growth and development of an araneophagic assassin bug, Stenolemus bituberus (Heteroptera: Reduviidae)

Wignall, A. E. & Taylor, P. W., 2008, In : Australian Journal of Zoology. 56, 4, p. 249-255 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reduviidae
Heteroptera
growth and development
instars
spider

Helper contributions to antiparasite behavior in the cooperatively breeding bell miner

Pacheco, M. L., McDonald, P. G., Wright, J., Kazem, A. J. N. & Clarke, M. F., 2008, In : Behavioral Ecology. 19, 3, p. 558-566 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Breeding
breeding
nests
nest
nestling

Helping as a signal: Does removal of potential audiences alter helper behavior in the bell miner?

McDonald, P. G., Kazem, A. J. N., Clarke, M. F. & Wright, J., 2008, In : Behavioral Ecology. 19, 5, p. 1047-1055 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Breeding
breeding
nests
nest
kin selection

Helping as a signal and the effect of a potential audience during provisioning visits in a cooperative bird

McDonald, P. G., te Marvelde, L., Kazem, A. J. N. & Wright, J., Apr 2008, In : Animal Behaviour. 75, 4, p. 1319-1330 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

cooperatives
breeding
bird
birds
cooperative breeding

Is implicit learning perceptually inflexible? New evidence using a simple cued reaction-time task

Tomiczek, C. & Burke, D., May 2008, In : Learning and Motivation. 39, 2, p. 95-113 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reaction Time
Learning
learning
evidence
Cues

Large body size for winning and large swords for winning quickly in swordtail males, Xiphophorus helleri

Prenter, J., Taylor, P. W. & Elwood, R. W., Jun 2008, In : Animal Behaviour. 75, 6, p. 1981-1987 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Xiphophorus helleri
Xiphophorus
self assessment
body size
fighting

Lifespan and reproduction in Drosophila: New insights from nutritional geometry

Kwang, P. L., Simpson, S. J., Clissold, F. J., Brooks, R., Ballard, J. W. O., Taylor, P. W., Soran, N. & Raubenheimer, D., 19 Feb 2008, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105, 7, p. 2498-2503 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Drosophila
Reproduction
Ovum
Diptera
Carbohydrates

Longitudinal monitoring of selected elements in blood of healthy young children

Gulson, B., Mizon, K., Taylor, A., Korsch, M., Stauber, J., Davis, J. M., Louie, H., Wu, M. & Antin, L., 29 Sep 2008, In : Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology. 22, 3, p. 206-214 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Blood
Monitoring
Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Gasoline
Nutrients

Mating success increases alarm-calling effort in male fowl, Gallus gallus

Wilson, D. R. & Evans, C. S., Dec 2008, In : Animal Behaviour. 76, 6, p. 2029-2035 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Gallus gallus
mating success
chickens
mating frequency
fitness

Mild traumatic brain injury does not predict acute postconcussion syndrome

Meares, S., Shores, E. A., Taylor, A. J., Batchelor, J., Bryant, R. A., Baguley, I. J., Chapman, J., Gurka, J., Dawson, K., Capon, L. & Marosszeky, J. E., Mar 2008, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 79, 3, p. 300-306 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Brain Concussion
Wounds and Injuries
Logistic Models
Psychology

Multimodal signaling in fowl, Gallus gallus

Smith, C. L. & Evans, C. S., Jul 2008, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 211, 13, p. 2052-2057 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Gallus gallus
Chickens
chickens
hens
Food

One day is all it takes: Circadian modulation of the retrieval of colour memories in honeybees

Prabhu, C. & Cheng, K., Nov 2008, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 63, 1, p. 11-22 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

take-all
honeybee
honey bees
color
bee

Opponent assessment in lizards: Examining the effect of aggressive and submissive signals

Van Dyk, D. A. & Evans, C. S., 2008, In : Behavioral Ecology. 19, 4, p. 895-901 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Lizards
lizard
lizards
Aptitude
Process Assessment (Health Care)

Overnight stays and children's relationships with resident and nonresident parents after divorce

Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P. & Taylor, A., Jun 2008, In : Journal of Family Issues. 29, 6, p. 707-733 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

divorce
parents
resident
contact
adolescent

Potential for pre-release diet supplements to increase the sexual performance and longevity of male Queensland fruit flies

Perez-Staples, D., Harmer, A. M. T., Collins, S. R. & Taylor, P. W., Aug 2008, In : Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 10, 3, p. 255-262 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bactrocera tryoni
fruit
diet
protein
sperm

Protein: Carbohydrate ratios promoting sexual activity and longevity of male Queensland fruit flies

Prabhu, V., Perez-Staples, D. & Taylor, P. W., Aug 2008, In : Journal of Applied Entomology. 132, 7, p. 575-582 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bactrocera tryoni
hydrolysates
yeasts
carbohydrates
proteins

Provisioning vocalizations in cooperative bell miners (Manorina melanophrys): More than a simple stimulus for nestling begging?

McDonald, P. G. & Wright, J., 2008, In : Auk. 125, 3, p. 670-678 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

vocalization
nestling
cooperatives
nest
nests

Randomized trial of a decision aid for individuals considering genetic testing for hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer risk

Wakefield, C. E., Meiser, B., Homewood, J., Ward, R., O'Donnell, S., Kirk, J., Barlow-Stewart, K., Fenton, G., Goodwin, A., Zodgekar, P., Andrews, L., Koehler, J., Overkov, A., Peate, M., Tucker, K., Tyler, J., Warner, B., Dudding, T., Gleeson, M., Groombridge, C. & 12 othersSpigelman, A., McMahon, C., Taylor, A., Hossack, L., Kentwell, M., Young, M., Aragona, C., Gaff, C., Hodgkin, L., Williams, R., Butow, P. & Lobb, E., 1 Sep 2008, In : Cancer. 113, 5, p. 956-965 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Neoplasms
Decision Support Techniques
Genetic Testing
Pamphlets
Genetic Counseling

Recency preference of odour memory retrieval in honeybees

Prabhu, C. & Cheng, K., Nov 2008, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 63, 1, p. 23-32 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

honeybee
odor
honey bees
odors
bee

Search strategies of ants in landmark-rich habitats

Narendra, A., Cheng, K., Sulikowski, D. & Wehner, R., Nov 2008, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 194, 11, p. 929-938 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Ants
ant
Ecosystem
Formicidae
habitat

Self reported hearing difficulties following excision of vestibular schwannoma

McLeod, B., Upfold, L. & Taylor, A., Jul 2008, In : International Journal of Audiology. 47, 7, p. 420-430 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

deafness
Acoustic Neuroma
Unilateral Hearing Loss
Hearing
Group

Stingless bee response to spider webs is dependent on the context of encounter

Rao, D., Cheng, K. & Herberstein, M. E., Dec 2008, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 63, 2, p. 209-216 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

spider web
stingless bees
bee
Apoidea
foraging

Technique for measuring speed and visual motion sensitivity in lizards

Woo, K. L. & Burke, D., 2008, In : Psicologica. 29, 2, p. 133-151 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Lizards
Computer Animation
Motion
Physiology
Paradigm

The Information Content of Panoramic Images I: The Rotational Errors and the Similarity of Views in Rectangular Experimental Arenas

Stürzl, W., Cheung, A., Cheng, K. & Zeil, J., Jan 2008, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes. 34, 1, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cues
animals
prediction
geometry
virtual reality

The Information Content of Panoramic Images II: View-Based Navigation in Nonrectangular Experimental Arenas

Cheung, A., Stürzl, W., Zeil, J. & Cheng, K., Jan 2008, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes. 34, 1, p. 15-30 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

navigation
rats
Swimming Pools
trajectories
virtual reality

The natural history of Myrmarachne melanotarsa, a social ant‐mimicking jumping spider

Jackson, R. R., Nelson, X. J. & Salm, K., 2008, In : New Zealand Journal of Zoology. 35, 3, p. 225-235 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Salticidae
natural history
Crematogaster
nests
silk

The social and behavioural dynamics of colony expansion in the Bell Miner (Manorina melanophrys)

Dare, A. J., McDonald, P. G. & Clarke, M. F., 2008, In : Emu. 108, 2, p. 175-180 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

breeding
social structure
breeds
social organization
predators

Time-pattern and frequency analyses of sounds produced by irradiated and untreated male Bactrocera tryoni (Diptera: Tephritidae) during mating behavior

Mankin, R. W., Lemon, M., Harmer, A. M. T., Evans, C. S. & Taylor, P. W., May 2008, In : Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 101, 3, p. 664-674 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bactrocera tryoni
Tephritidae
mating behavior
courtship
duration

Transfer and fate of male ejaculate in female Queensland fruit flies

Radhakrishnan, P., Nair, S., Raftos, D. & Taylor, P. W., Dec 2008, In : Physiological Entomology. 33, 4, p. 302-309 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tephritidae
Bactrocera tryoni
fruit
radioactivity
fluid

Use of nest-boxes by the Zebra Finch (Taeniopygia guttata): Implications for reproductive success and research

Griffith, S. C., Pryke, S. R. & Mariette, M., 2008, In : Emu. 108, 4, p. 311-319 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

nest box
Taeniopygia guttata
nest boxes
reproductive success
nests
2007

Acquiring, retaining and integrating memories of the outbound distance in the Australian desert ant Melophorus bagoti

Narendra, A., Cheng, K. & Wehner, R., Feb 2007, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 210, 4, p. 570-577 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Ants
ant
deserts
Formicidae
desert

Active space of a movement-based signal: Response to the Jacky dragon (Amphibolurus muricatus) display is sensitive to distance, but independent of orientation

Peters, R. A. & Evans, C. S., Feb 2007, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 210, 3, p. 395-402 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tail
Lizards
tail
Sensory Thresholds
lizard

A natural history of web decorations in the St Andrew's Cross spider (Argiope keyserlingi)

Rao, D., Cheng, K. & Herberstein, M. E., 2007, In : Australian Journal of Zoology. 55, 1, p. 9-14 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Argiope
spider web
natural history
spider
Araneae

A primary role of developmental instability in sexual selection

Polak, M. & Taylor, P. W., 22 Dec 2007, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 274, 1629, p. 3133-3140 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

fluctuating asymmetry
sexual selection
New Caledonia
abnormality
Comb and Wattles

Assessment of repeated displays: A test of possible mechanisms

Van Dyk, D. A., Taylor, A. J. & Evans, C. S., Sep 2007, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 210, 17, p. 3027-3035 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Lizards
lizard
Cues
lizards
testing

Attention to configurai information in change detection for faces

Favelle, S. K. & Burke, D., 2007, In : Perception. 36, 9, p. 1353-1367 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Research
Experiments

Bayesian Integration of Spatial Information

Cheng, K., Shettleworth, S. J., Huttenlocher, J. & Rieser, J. J., Jul 2007, In : Psychological Bulletin. 133, 4, p. 625-637 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cues

Complex display behaviour during the intraspecific interactions of myrmecomorphic jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae)

Nelson, X. J. & Jackson, R. R., 2007, In : Journal of Natural History. 41, 25-28, p. 1659-1678 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

display behavior
intraspecific interaction
Salticidae
spider
ant

Consequences of complex signaling: Predator detection of multimodal cues

Roberts, J. A., Taylor, P. W. & Uetz, G. W., Jan 2007, In : Behavioral Ecology. 18, 1, p. 236-240 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cues
Courtship
Spiders
predator
predators

Different sexual traits show covariation among genotypes: Implications for sexual selection

Cooperman, A. F., Polak, M., Evans, C. S. & Taylor, P. W., Mar 2007, In : Behavioral Ecology. 18, 2, p. 311-317 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Comb and Wattles
sexual selection
courtship
genotype
song

Does testosterone mediate the trade-off between nestling begging and growth in the canary (Serinus canaria)?

Buchanan, K. L., Goldsmith, A. R., Hinde, C. A., Griffith, S. C. & Kilner, R. M., Dec 2007, In : Hormones and Behavior. 52, 5, p. 664-671 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Canaries
Androgens
Testosterone
Growth
Costs and Cost Analysis

Food-specific spatial memory biases in an omnivorous bird

Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D., 22 Jun 2007, In : Biology Letters. 3, 3, p. 245-248 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Plant Nectar
Birds
foraging
nectar
Food