Subject Areas on Research
- Brain gene regulation by territorial singing behavior in freely ranging songbirds.
- Contests with deadly weapons: telson sparring in mantis shrimp (Stomatopoda).
- Context-dependent scaling of kinematics and energetics during contests and feeding in mantis shrimp.
- Correlates of individual participation in boundary patrols by male chimpanzees.
- Development of cooperative territoriality in juvenile lions.
- Dragonflies use underdamped pursuit to chase conspecifics.
- Effects of the distribution of female primates on the number of males.
- Egalitarianism in female African lions.
- Mutual assessment during ritualized fighting in mantis shrimp (Stomatopoda).
- Neural correlates of categorical perception in learned vocal communication.
- Sexual fidelity trade-offs promote regulatory variation in the prairie vole brain.
- Social facilitation, affiliation, and dominance in the social life of spotted hyenas.
- Social structure among vervet monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops).
- Song function and the evolution of female preferences: why birds sing, why brains matter.
- The timing and causes of a unique chimpanzee community fission preceding Gombe's "Four-Year War".
- Warlike chimpanzees and peacemaking bonobos.
Keywords of People
- Nowicki, Stephen, Professor of Biology, Duke Science & Society