Department of Brain Behaviour and Evolution

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2007

Improvements in self-control from financial monitoring

Oaten, M. & Cheng, K., Aug 2007, In : Journal of Economic Psychology. 28, 4, p. 487-501 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

self-control
Self Efficacy
monitoring
Psychological Stress
self-efficacy

Influence of male aggregation size on female visitation in Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt) (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Weldon, C. W., Feb 2007, In : Australian Journal of Entomology. 46, 1, p. 29-34 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bactrocera tryoni
Tephritidae
pheromone
pheromones
calling behavior

Learning, retention and coding of nest-associated visual cues by the Australian desert ant, Melophorus bagoti

Narendra, A., Si, A., Sulikowski, D. & Cheng, K., Aug 2007, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 61, 10, p. 1543-1553 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Ants
visual cue
ant
Cues
deserts

Memory and phonological awareness in children with Benign Rolandic Epilepsy compared to a matched control group

Northcott, E., Connolly, A. M., Berroya, A., McIntyre, J., Christie, J., Taylor, A., Bleasel, A. F., Lawson, J. A. & Bye, A. M. E., Jun 2007, In : Epilepsy Research. 75, 1, p. 57-62 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Rolandic Epilepsy
Research Design
Control Groups
Quality of Life
Epilepsy

Post-teneral protein feeding enhances sexual performance of Queensland fruit flies

Perez-Staples, D., Prabhu, V. & Taylor, P. W., Sep 2007, In : Physiological Entomology. 32, 3, p. 225-232 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tephritidae
Bactrocera tryoni
Diptera
fruit
protein

Psychological adjustment among partners of women at high risk of developing breast/ovarian cancer

Mireskandari, S., Sherman, K. A., Meiser, B., Taylor, A. J., Gleeson, M., Andrews, L. & Tucker, K. M., May 2007, In : Genetics in Medicine. 9, 5, p. 311-320 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Ovarian Neoplasms
Breast Neoplasms
Spouses
Social Adjustment
Aptitude

Representational signalling in birds

Evans, C. S. & Evans, L., 22 Feb 2007, In : Biology Letters. 3, 1, p. 8-11 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Birds
information retrieval
chickens
Food
searching behavior

Seminal fluids mediate sexual inhibition and short copula duration in mated female Queensland fruit flies

Radhakrishnan, P. & Taylor, P. W., Jul 2007, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 53, 7, p. 741-745 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tephritidae
Bactrocera tryoni
duration
Copulation
Ejaculatory Ducts
cue-lure
Bactrocera tryoni
Tephritidae
traps
protein

Sperm storage and utilization in female Queensland fruit flies (Bactrocera tryoni)

Perez-Staples, D., Harmer, A. M. T. & Taylor, P. W., Jun 2007, In : Physiological Entomology. 32, 2, p. 127-135 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tephritidae
Bactrocera tryoni
sperm
Spermatozoa
fruit

Usefulness of the Threatening Medical Situations Inventory in individuals considering genetic testing for cancer risk

Wakefield, C. E., Homewood, J., Mahmut, M., Taylor, A. & Meiser, B., Dec 2007, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 69, 1-3, p. 29-38 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Genetic Testing
Equipment and Supplies
Health
Neoplasms
Pamphlets

Vision-based ability of an ant-mimicking jumping spider to discriminate between models, conspecific individuals and prey

Nelson, X. J. & Jackson, R. R., Feb 2007, In : Insectes Sociaux. 54, 1, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

display behavior
Salticidae
spider
ant
Oecophylla smaragdina
2006

Absence of social facilitation of courtship in the wolf spider, Schizocosa ocreata (Hentz) (Araneae Lycosidae)

Roberts, J. A., Galbraith, E., Milliser, J., Taylor, P. W. & Uetz, G. W., Dec 2006, In : Acta Ethologica. 9, 2, p. 71-77 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

social facilitation
Lycosidae
facilitation
courtship
spider

A predator from East Africa that chooses malaria vectors as preferred prey

Nelson, X. J. & Jackson, R. R., 27 Dec 2006, In : PLoS ONE. 1, 1, e132.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Eastern Africa
Anopheles
Evarcha culicivora
Culicidae
Spiders

Behavioral ecology of odometric memories in desert ants: Acquisition, retention, and integration

Cheng, K., Narendra, A. & Wehner, R., Mar 2006, In : Behavioral Ecology. 17, 2, p. 227-235 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Ants
behavioral ecology
Ecology
ant
deserts

Compound mimicry and trading predators by the males of sexually dimorphic Batesian mimics

Nelson, X. J. & Jackson, R. R., 7 Feb 2006, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 273, 1584, p. 367-372 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

mimicry
Ants
ant
Formicidae
predator

Conditional use of honest signaling by a Batesian mimic

Nelson, X. J., Jackson, R. R. & Li, D., Jul 2006, In : Behavioral Ecology. 17, 4, p. 575-580 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

honest signaling
Ants
Stalking
ant
Formicidae

Detection of a looming stimulus by the Jacky dragon: selective sensitivity to characteristics of an aerial predator

Carlile, P. A., Peters, R. A. & Evans, C. S., Sep 2006, In : Animal Behaviour. 72, 3, p. 553-562 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

lizard
lizards
raptor
predator
birds of prey

Determinants of range effects in face recognition

Verbeek, E. L., Spetch, M. L., Cheng, K. & Clifford, C. W. G., Aug 2006, In : Learning and Behavior. 34, 3, p. 229-240 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Response Generalization
Facial Recognition
Discrimination (Psychology)
Generalization (Psychology)

Flower symmetry preferences in honeybees and their crab spider predators

Wignall, A. E., Heiling, A. M., Cheng, K. & Herberstein, M. E., May 2006, In : Ethology. 112, 5, p. 510-518 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Thomisidae
Spiders
honeybee
spider
honey bees

Honeybees (Apis mellifera) holding on to memories: Response competition causes retroactive interference effects

Cheng, K. & Wignall, A. E., Apr 2006, In : Animal Cognition. 9, 2, p. 141-150 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

honeybee
Bees
Apis mellifera
honey bees
bee

Improved self-control: The benefits of a regular program of academic study

Oaten, M. & Cheng, K., 2006, In : Basic and Applied Social Psychology. 28, 1, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Caffeine
Alcohol Drinking
Habits
Smoking
Maintenance

Innate aversion to ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and ant mimics: Experimental findings from mantises (Mantodea)

Nelson, X. J., Jackson, R. R., Li, D., Barrion, A. T. & Edwards, G. B., May 2006, In : Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 88, 1, p. 23-32 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Mantis
Mantodea
ant
Formicidae
Hymenoptera

Long aculeus and behavior of Anastrepha ludens render gibberellic acid ineffective as an agent to reduce 'ruby red' grapefruit susceptibility to the attack of this pestiferous fruit fly in commercial groves

Birke, A., Aluja, M., Greany, P., Bigurra, E., Pérez-Staples, D. & McDonald, R., Aug 2006, In : Journal of economic entomology. 99, 4, p. 1184-1193 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Anastrepha ludens
ruby
grapefruits
groves
fruit flies

Longitudinal gains in self-regulation from regular physical exercise

Oaten, M. & Cheng, K., Nov 2006, In : British Journal of Health Psychology. 11, 4, p. 717-733 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Psychological Stress
Exercise
Maintenance
Social Problems
Self Efficacy

Out of the frying pan and into the fire: A novel trade-off for batesian mimics

Nelson, X. J., Li, D. & Jackson, R. R., Mar 2006, In : Ethology. 112, 3, p. 270-277 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Ants
trade-off
ant
Formicidae
Portia

Picking the right spot: Crab spiders position themselves on flowers to maximize prey attraction

Heiling, A. M., Cheng, K. & Herberstein, M. E., Aug 2006, In : Behaviour. 143, 8, p. 957-968 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Thomisidae
Spiders
Reward
honey bees
florets

Self-assessment by males during energetically costly contests over precopula females in amphipods

Prenter, J., Elwood, R. W. & Taylor, P. W., Oct 2006, In : Animal Behaviour. 72, 4, p. 861-868 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

self assessment
amphipod
Amphipoda
Gammarus pulex
duration

Small-scale spatial cognition in pigeons

Cheng, K., Spetch, M. L., Kelly, D. M. & Bingman, V. P., 1 May 2006, In : Behavioural Processes. 72, 2, p. 115-127 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Columbidae
pigeons
cognition
Cognition
hippocampus

Sperm allocation and cost of mating in a tropical tephritid fruit fly

Perez-Staples, D. & Aluja, M., Aug 2006, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 52, 8, p. 839-845 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cost Allocation
tropical and subtropical fruits
fruit flies
Diptera
Spermatozoa

Testing the tilt-constancy theory of visual illusions

Wenderoth, P. & Burke, D., 2006, In : Perception. 35, 2, p. 201-213 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Testing
Experiments
Head
Design of experiments
Experimental Psychology

The role of attention in processing configural and shape information in 3-D novel objects

Favelle, S., Palmisano, S., Burke, D. & Hayward, W. G., Mar 2006, In : Visual Cognition. 13, 5, p. 623-642 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Automatic Data Processing
Research
Configural Processing
Experiment

Vision-based innate aversion to ants and ant mimics

Nelson, X. J. & Jackson, R. R., Jul 2006, In : Behavioral Ecology. 17, 4, p. 676-681 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Ants
ant
Formicidae
predator
Salticidae
2005

Life history and social learning: Megapode chicks fail to acquire feeding preferences from conspecifics

Göth, A. & Evans, C. S., Nov 2005, In : Journal of Comparative Psychology. 119, 4, p. 381-386 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

robots
feeding preferences
life history
learning
chicks

Mass-rearing and sterilisation alter mating behaviour of male Queensland fruit fly, Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt) (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Weldon, C. W., 13 May 2005, In : Australian Journal of Entomology. 44, 2, p. 158-163 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bactrocera tryoni
mass rearing
mating behavior
Tephritidae
rearing
2004

Egg size predicts motor performance and postnatal weight gain of Australia Brush-turkey (Alectura lathami) hatchlings

Göth, A. & Evans, C. S., 2004, In : Canadian Journal of Zoology. 82, 6, p. 972-979 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

brushes
egg size
chicks
weight gain
egg

Preference for habitats with low structural complexity in the praying mantid Ciulfina sp. (Mantidae)

Hill, P. J. B., Holwell, G. I., Göth, A. & Herberstein, M. E., Jul 2004, In : Acta Oecologica. 26, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Mantidae
Mantodea
habitat preferences
tree trunk
habitat

Social responses without early experience: Australian brush-turkey chicks use specific visual cues to aggregate with conspecifics

Göth, A. & Evans, C. S., Jun 2004, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 207, 13, p. 2199-2208 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

visual cue
robots
Cues
chicks
pecking