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  • Logue, David M.; Takahashi, April D.; Cade, William H. (University of Chicago PressArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological SciencesDepartment of PsychologyUniversidad de Puerto RicoUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1086/657978, 2011)
    Individual variation in aggressive behavior in animals might be caused by adaptive covariation with body size. We developed a model that predicts the benefits of aggressiveness as a function of body size. The model indicated ...
  • Leca, Jean-Baptiste (University of Chicago PressArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Abstract not available
  • Netelenbos, Nicole; Gibb, Robbin L.; Li, Fangfang; Gonzalez, Claudia L. R. (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2018)
    Executive function (EF) and language learning play a prominent role in early childhood development. Empirical research continues to point to a concurrent relation between these two faculties. What has been given little ...
  • Hedley, Richard W.; Logue, David M.; Benedict, Lauryn; Mennill, Daniel J. (ElsevierArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of California, Los AngelesUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Northern ColoradoUniversity of Windsorhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2018.04.008, 2018)
    In many species of songbird, individuals sing multiple song types, some of which are shared with their neighbours. Individuals may also share syntactical rules that govern the transitions between different song types, but ...
  • Lalumière, Martin L. (Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of LethbridgeArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    Behavioural genetics is about partitioning the sources of individual differences in any trait that can be measured reliably. The fundamental question is how much of the observed variability in a given trait can be explained ...
  • Mather, Jennifer A. (University of California eScholarshipArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://escholarship.org/uc/item/5hb932x3, 2006)
    This paper evaluates the development of behaviour from the viewpoint of the intelligent and learning dependent cephalopod mollusks as a contrast to that of mammals. They have a short lifespan, commonly one to two years, ...
  • Lalumière, Martin L.; Harris, Grant T.; Quinsey, V. L.; Rice, M. E. (American Psychological AssociationArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005-01)
    The Causes of Rape: Understanding Individual Differences in Male Propensity for Sexual Aggression examines why some men are prone to rape, offers probable causes for this inclination, and provides a comprehensive review ...
  • Baker-Medard, Merrill S. A.; Baker, Myron C.; Logue, David M. (eScholarship Publishing, University of CaliforniaArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of California, BerkeleyColorado State UniversityUniversidad de Peurto RicoUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://escholarship.org/uc/item/0gg070fd, 2013)
    The loud chorus songs of the group-living lemur Indri indri are a striking feature of rainforest areas of eastern Madagascar. Despite some research on the conspicuous vocal display of the indri, two hypotheses have not ...
  • Harris, Grant T.; Rice, M. E.; Hilton, N. Z.; Lalumière, Martin L.; Quinsey, V. L. (Guilford PressArts and SciencePsychologyMental Health Centre PenetanguisheneUniversity of LethbridgeQueen's University, 2007-02)
    Sexual behavior is closely associated with delinquency and crime. Although psychopaths, by definition, have many short-term sexual relationships, it has not been shown that sexuality is a core aspect of psychopathy. A ...
  • Coetzee, Vinet; Barrett, Louise; Greeff, Jaco M.; Henzi, Peter; Perrett, David I.; Wadee, Ahmed A. (Public Library of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of PretoriaUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of St. AndrewsUniversity of the Witwatersrand, 2007)
    Three adaptive hypotheses have been proposed to explain the link between the human leucocyte antigen (HLA) genes, health measures and facial attractiveness: inbreeding avoidance, heterozygote advantage and frequency-dependent ...
  • Seto, M. C.; Lalumière, Martin L. (GuilfordArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    Research and clinical practice in the area of juvenile sexual offending has advanced considerably over the last decade, and the newly revised second edition of this authoritative work brings the field fully up to date. ...
  • Lalumière, Martin L. (University of LethbridgeArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    People are fascinated by criminals, especially clever criminals who have the ability to con others. The most vicious offenders are often the subjects of movies and true-crime books. Canadian Paul Bernardo, for example, ...
  • Barclay, Pat; Lalumière, Martin L. (Transaction Publishers [Springer as of February 2007]Arts and SciencePsychologyMcMaster UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006-03)
    The evolution of reciprocal altruism probably involved the evolution of mechanisms to detect cheating and remember cheaters. In a well-known study, Mealey, Daood, and Krage (1996) observed that participants had enhanced ...
  • Logue, David M.; Krupp, Daniel B. (Frontiers Research FoundationArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeQueen's UniversityOne Earth Future Foundationhttps://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2016.00007, 2016)
    Mated birds of many species vocalize together, producing duets. Duetting behavior occurs at two levels of organization: the individual level and the pair level. Individuals initiate vocalizations, answer their mates’ ...
  • Odom, Karan J.; Logue, David M.; Studds, Colin E.; Monroe, Michelle K.; Campbell, Susanna K.; Omland, Kevin E. (Oxford University PressArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of MarylandCornell UniversityUniversity of LethbridgeJohns Hopkins University School of MedicineUniversity of Michiganhttps://doi.org/10.1093/beheco/arx087, 2017)
    Females and males of many animals combine their vocalizations into coordinated acoustic duets. Duets can mediate both cooperation and conflict between partners, and are common in tropical, sedentary species that may use ...
  • Mather, Jennifer A.; Anderson, Roland C. (Inter ResearchArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeSeattle Aquarium, 2007)
    This paper first explores 3 philosophical bases for attitudes to invertebrates, Contractarian/Kantian, Utilitarian, and Rights-based, and what they lead us to conclude about how we use and care for these animals. We next ...
  • Mitchell, Liam R.; Benedict, Lauryn; Cavar, Jakica; Najar, Nadje; Logue, David M. (Oxford AcademicArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Northern ColoradoUniversidad de Puerto Ricohttps://doi.org/10.1093/auk/ukz003, 2019)
    Vocal duets occur when 2 individuals vocalize in temporal coordination. In birds, duet participation functions to cooperatively defend shared resources, localize mates, and in some species, guard the mate. Previous work ...
  • Barrett, Louise; Pollet, Thomas V.; Stulp, Gert (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineVrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2015)
    [No abstract available]
  • Kuba, Michael J.; Byrne, Ruth A.; Meisel, Daniela V.; Mather, Jennifer A. (University of California eScholarshipArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyKoran Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition ResearchUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://escholarship.org/uc/item/30k9h256, 2006)
    Despite the huge numbers of studies published on the learning of cephalopod mollusks, studies on non-associative learning are scarce. We tested non-associative learning (habituation) and exploration in Octopus vulgaris in ...
  • Coetzee, Vinet; Greeff, Jaco M.; Barrett, Louise; Henzi, Peter (Academy of Science of South AfricaArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyUniversity of PretoriaUniversity of St. AndrewsUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of KwaZulu-Natal, 2009)
    Previous studies on facial recognition have considered widely separated populations, both geographically and culturally, making it hard to disentangle effects of familiarity with an ability to identify ethnic groups per ...