Pellis, Sergio

 

Recent Submissions

  • Himmler, Stephanie M.; Lewis, Jena M.; Pellis, Sergio M. (eScholarship Publishing, University of CaliforniaArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    During play fighting, rats attack and defend the nape, which if contacted is nuzzled with the snout. While all strains of rats use the same suite of defensive tactics to protect the nape, different strains use some tactics ...
  • Himmler, Brett T.; Himmler, Stephanie M.; Stryjek, Rafal; Modlinska, Klaudia; Pisula, Wojciech; Pellis, Sergio M. (eScholarship Publishing, University of CaliforniaArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of LethbridgePolish Academy of Sciences, 2015)
    Play fighting in rats involves attack and defense of the nape. To protect the nape, rats use a variety of defensive tactics, with different strains having specific preferences. Targeting of the nape is established before ...
  • Himmler, Stephanie M.; Himmler, Brett T.; Stryjek, Rafal; Modlinska, Klaudia; Pisula, Wojciech; Pellis, Sergio M. (eScholarship Publishing, University of CaliforniaArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of LethbridgePolish Academy of ScienceUniversity of Minnesota Medical School, 2016)
    During play fighting, rats attack and defend the nape of the neck and during the course of this competitive interaction, they may adopt a configuration in which one animal stands over its supine partner (i.e., pin). Because ...
  • Burke, Candace J.; Kisko, Theresa M.; Swiftwolfe, Hilarie; Pellis, Sergio M.; Euston, David R. (Public Library of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of LethbridgePhilipps-University of Marburg, 2017)
    Rat ultrasonic vocalizations have been suggested to be either a byproduct of physical movement or, in the case of 50-kHz calls, a means to communicate positive affect. Yet there are up to 14 distinct types of 50-kHz calls, ...