We originally thought that daughters would listen to their moms, and sons would listen to their fathers. Turns out it’s a lot more complicated! See here for the press release.
It was so much fun to work with my PhD advisor Judy Stamps on this new paper just published in Oecologia! Inspired by Laura Stein’s study showing nonadditive effects of personal and paternal information, we wanted to know how the reliability of cues influences our expectations about how an individual should prioritize and integrate cues …
Miles’ newest paper was published in Animal Cognition this month. Miles found that individual differences in behavior were predictive of how well stickleback performed on a reversal learning task, and that these patterns of correlation suggest there are cognitive trade-off between how individuals cope with environmental change/stressors (i.e., coping styles). Proactive individuals that were more …
Jenn Hellmann and Sarah Donelan took the lead on writing this new paper with a team of collaborators; the synthesis provides a framework for understanding the significance of transgenerational plasticity in human-altered environments .
Abbas’ paper on the neurogenomic dynamics of fatherhood was published in Nature Communications! For an associated blog post with musings about its implications for “anthropo-arrogance” and sexism click here.
This article was super fun to write and think about. Check it out here!