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Season 2

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Media relevant to today's show:

1.  Jenn's paper about the social networks of ground squirrels above and below ground:

Smith, J. E., Gamboa, D. A., Spencer, J. M., Travenick, S. J., Ortiz, C. A., Hunter, R. D., & Sih, A. (2018). Split between two worlds: automated sensing reveals links between above-and belowground social networks in a free-living mammal. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences373 (1753), 20170249.

2.  Female leadership in social mammals:

Smith, J. E., Fichtel, C., Holmes, R. K., Kappeler, P. M., van Vugt, M., & Jaeggi, A. V. (2022). Sex bias in intergroup conflict and collective movements among social mammals: male warriors and female guides. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B377(1851), 20210142.

3.  Jenn's new work on the evolution of privilege:
Smith, J. E., Natterson-Horowitz, B., & Alfaro, M. E. (2022). The nature of privilege: intergenerational wealth in animal societiesBehavioral Ecology33(1), 1-6.

And hear the segment talking about this paper on Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!

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Media relevant to today’s show:

 Tamra’s synthesis paper laying out the processing bias hypothesis:

Renoult, J. P., & Mendelson, T. C. (2019). Processing bias: extending sensory drive to include efficacy and efficiency in information processing. Proceedings of the Royal Society B286(1900), 20190165.

2.  Evidence that processing bias has shaped darter signal evolution

Hulse, S. V., Renoult, J. P., & Mendelson, T. C. (2020). Sexual signaling pattern correlates with habitat pattern in visually ornamented fishes. Nature communications11(1), 1-8.

3.  Evidence that sparseness shapes human preferences for faces

Holzleitner, I. J., Lee, A. J., Hahn, A. C., Kandrik, M., Bovet, J., Renoult, J. P., … & Jones, B. C. (2019). Comparing theory-driven and data-driven attractiveness models using images of real women’s faces. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance45(12), 1589.

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Papers relevant to today’s show:

1. For an overview of the Amboseli Baboon Research Project’s history and major results (link to free PDF):

Alberts S.C., Altmann J. 2012. “The Amboseli Baboon Research Project: 40 Years of Continuity and Change“. Pp 261-288 In: Long-term field studies of primates. Edited by Kappeler, P. and Watt, D.P. Spring Verlag.

2. Paper that Susan and Matthew discussed about the effect of maternal social connectedness on offspring survival (link to free PDF):

Silk J.B., Alberts S.C., Altmann J. 2003. Social bonds of female baboons enhance infant survival. Science 302:1231-1234

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Papers relevant to today’s show:

1. Esteban and collaborators characterize multiple traits of the visual system of the Red-winged Blackbird:

Fernandez-Juricic, E. Baumhardt, P.E., Tyrrell, L.P., Elmore, A., DeLiberto, S.T., and Werner, S.J. 2019. Vision in an abundant North American bird: The Red-winged BlackbirdOrnithology (The Auk) 136: ukz039.

2. Esteban and collaborators assess bird responses to different light stimuli using perceptual modeling and behavioral preference tests:

Goller, B., Blackwell, B.F., DeVault, T.L., Baumhardt, P.E., and Fernandez-Juricic, E. 2018. Assessing bird avoidance of high-contrast lights using a choice test approach: implications for reducing human-induced avian mortalityPeerJ 6: e5404.

3. Editorial by Esteban addressing why sharing data and code during peer review would help with research reproducibility:

Fernandez-Juricic, E. 2021. Why sharing data and code during peer review can enhance behavioral ecology research. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 75: 103.

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Papers and media relevant to today’s show:

1. For an explanation of the history of the umwelt and human biases in sensory ecology:

EM Caves, S Nowicki, and S Johnsen. 2019. Von Uexküll revisited: Addressing human biases in the study of animal perception. Integrative and Comparative Biology.

2.  Regarding the importance of visual acuity in explaining animal behavior

EM Caves, NC Brandley, and S Johnsen. 2018. Visual acuity and the evolution of signals. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 33: 358-372.

3. Videos from Eleanor’s fieldwork showing cleaner shrimp and client behavior: 

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