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Journal Articles

  1. Caves, EM; Green, PA; Zipple, MN; Peters, S; Johnsen, S; Nowicki, S (2018). Categorical perception of colour signals in a songbird.. Nature, 560(7718), 365-367. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Lachlan, RF; Ratmann, O; Nowicki, S (2018). Cultural conformity generates extremely stable traditions in bird song.. Nature Communications, 9(1), 2417. [doi]  [abs]
  3. Liu, IA; Soha, JA; Nowicki, S (2018). Song type matching and vocal performance in territorial signalling by male swamp sparrows. Animal Behaviour, 139, 117-125. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Sewall, KB; Anderson, RC; Soha, JA; Peters, S; Nowicki, S (2018). Early life conditions that impact song learning in male zebra finches also impact neural and behavioral responses to song in females.. Developmental Neurobiology. [doi]  [abs]
  5. DuBois, AL; Nowicki, S; Peters, S; Rivera-Cáceres, KD; Searcy, WA (2018). Song is not a reliable signal of general cognitive ability in a songbird. Animal Behaviour, 137, 205-213. [doi]  [abs]
  6. Niederhauser, JM; DuBois, AL; Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S; Anderson, RC (2018). A test of the eavesdropping avoidance hypothesis as an explanation for the structure of low-amplitude aggressive signals in the song sparrow. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 72(3). [doi]  [abs]
  7. Anderson, RC; Searcy, WA; Peters, S; Hughes, M; DuBois, AL; Nowicki, S (2017). Song learning and cognitive ability are not consistently related in a songbird.. Animal Cognition, 20(2), 309-320. [doi]  [abs]
  8. Anderson, R; Niederhauser, J; Dubois, A; Nowicki, S; Searcy, W (2017). Are Song Sparrow 'Soft Songs' Adapted for Short-range Communication?. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 57, E192-E192.
  9. Peters, S; Nowicki, S (2017). Overproduction and attrition: the fates of songs memorized during song learning in songbirds. Animal Behaviour, 124, 255-261. [doi]
  10. DuBois, AL; Nowicki, S; Searcy, WA (2016). A test for repertoire matching in eastern song sparrows. Journal of Avian Biology, 47(2), 146-152. [doi]
  11. Anderson, RC; Sewall, KB; Peters, S; Soha, JA; Nowicki, S (2016). Song as a signal of cognitive ability: effects of early developmental stress on problem solving and song learning in the zebra finch. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 56, E6-E6.
  12. Klofstad, CA; Nowicki, S; Anderson, RC (2016). How Voice Pitch Influences Our Choice of Leaders When candidates speak, their vocal characteristics-as well as their words-influence voters' attitudes toward them. American Scientist, 104(5), 282-287.
  13. Akçay, Ç; Anderson, RC; Nowicki, S; Beecher, MD; Searcy, WA (2015). Quiet threats: soft song as an aggressive signal in birds. Animal Behaviour, 105, 267-274. [doi]
  14. Liu, IA; Johndrow, JE; Abe, J; Lüpold, S; Yasukawa, K; Westneat, DF; Nowicki, S (2015). Genetic diversity does not explain variation in extra-pair paternity in multiple populations of a songbird.. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 28(5), 1156-1169. [doi]  [abs]
  15. Sewall, KB; Anderson, RC; Peters, S; Nowicki, S; Roth, T (2015). Social complexity as a driver of communication and cognition. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 55, E165-E165.
  16. Lachlan, RF; Nowicki, S (2015). Context-dependent categorical perception in a songbird.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112(6), 1892-1897. [doi]  [abs]
  17. Klofstad, CA; Anderson, RC; Nowicki, S (2015). Perceptions of Competence, Strength, and Age Influence Voters to Select Leaders with Lower-Pitched Voices.. Plos One, 10(8), e0133779. [doi]  [abs]
  18. Nowicki, S; Searcy, WA (2014). The evolution of vocal learning.. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 28, 48-53. [doi]  [abs]
  19. Peters, S; Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S (2014). Developmental Stress, Song-Learning, and Cognition. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 54(4), 555-567. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  20. Lachlan, RF; Anderson, RC; Peters, S; Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S (2014). Typical versions of learned swamp sparrow song types are more effective signals than are less typical versions. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences, 281(1785), 20140252. [doi]  [abs]
  21. Lachlan, RF; Anderson, RC; Peters, S; Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S (2014). Typical versions of learned swamp sparrow song types are more effective signals than are less typical versions.. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 281(1785), 20140252. [doi]  [abs]
  22. Searcy, WA; Sewall, KB; Soha, J; Nowicki, S; Peters, S (2014). Song-type sharing in a population of Song Sparrows in the eastern United States. Journal of Field Ornithology, 85(2), 206-212. [doi]
  23. Anderson, RC; Peters, S; Nowicki, S (2014). Effects of early auditory experience on the development of local song preference in female swamp sparrows. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 68(3), 437-447. [doi]  [abs]
  24. Searcy, WA; Akçay, C; Nowicki, S; Beecher, MD (2014). Aggressive Signaling in Song Sparrows and Other Songbirds. Advances in the Study of Behavior, 46, 89-125. [doi]  [abs]
  25. Anderson, RC; Peters, S; Nowicki, S (2014). Effects of early auditory experience on the development of local song preference in female swamp sparrows. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 1-11.
  26. Anderson, RC; Nowicki, S (2014). Cognitive performance predicts strength of sexual preference in a songbird. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 54, E6-E6.
  27. Sewall, KB; Soha, JA; Peters, S; Nowicki, S (2014). A possible trade-off between song and a cognitive metric in song sparrows. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 54, E190-E190.
  28. Anderson, RC; DuBois, AL; Piech, DK; Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S (2013). Male response to an aggressive visual signal, the wing wave display, in swamp sparrows. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 67(4), 593-600. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  29. Searcy, W. A., K. Sewall, J. Soha, S. Nowicki & S. Peters (2013). Song sharing in southeastern song sparrows. Journal of Field Ornithology.
  30. Lachlan, R. F., R. C. Anderson, S. Peters, W. A. Searcy & S. Nowicki (2014). Prototypical versions of learned swamp sparrow songs are more effective signals than are outliers. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, series B.
  31. Searcy, WA; DuBois, AL; Rivera-Cáceres, K; Nowicki, S (2013). A test of a hierarchical signalling model in song sparrows. Animal Behaviour, 86(2), 309-315. [doi]  [abs]
  32. Lachlan, RF; Nowicki, S (2012). How reliable is song learning accuracy as a signal of male early condition?. American Naturalist, 180(6), 751-761. [23149400], [doi]  [abs]
  33. Peters, S; Derryberry, EP; Nowicki, S (2012). Songbirds learn songs least degraded by environmental transmission.. Biology Letters, 8(5), 736-739. [22718954], [doi]  [abs]
  34. Prather, J; Peters, S; Mooney, R; Nowicki, S (2012). Sensory Constraints on Birdsong Syntax: Neural Responses to Swamp Sparrow Songs with Accelerated Trill Rates.. Animal Behaviour, 83(6), 1411-1420. [doi]  [abs]
  35. Sewall, KB; Nowicki, S (2012). The relationship between testosterone and aggressive phenotype in male song sparrows (Melospiza melodia). Integrative and Comparative Biology, 52, E326-E326.
  36. Anderson, RC; Dubois, AL; Piech, DK; Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S (2013). Receiver response to an aggressive visual signal, the wing-waving display, in swamp sparrows. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 67, 593–600.
  37. Sewall, K; Soha, J; Peters, S; Nowicki, S (2013). Potential trade-off between vocal ornamentation and spatial ability in a songbird. Biology Letters, 9, 20130344.
  38. Searcy, WA; Anderson, RC; Ballentine, B; Nowicki, S (2013). Limits to reliability in avian aggressive signals. Behaviour, 150, 1129–1145.
  39. Lachan, RF; Nowicki, S (2012). Can assessment of song learning accuracy be a reliable signaling system?. American Naturalist, 180(6), 751-761. [23149400], [doi]  [abs]
  40. Anderson, RC; Searcy, WA; Hughes, M; Nowicki, S (2012). The receiver-dependent cost of soft song: A signal of aggressive intent in songbirds. Animal Behaviour, 83(6), 1443-1448. [doi]  [abs]
  41. Boogert, NJ; Anderson, RC; Peters, S; Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S (2011). Song repertoire size in male song sparrows correlates with detour reaching, but not with other cognitive measures. Animal Behaviour, 81(6), 1209-1216. [doi]  [abs]
  42. Sewall, KB; Nowicki, S (2011). The relationship between behavioral syndromes and behavioral plasticity in male song sparrows. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 51, E127-E127.
  43. Nowicki, S; Searcy, WA (2011). Are better singers smarter?. Behavioral Ecology, 22(1), 10-11. [doi]
  44. DuBois, AL; Nowicki, S; Searcy, WA (2011). Discrimination of vocal performance by male swamp sparrows. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 65(4), 717-726. [doi]  [abs]
  45. Searcy, WA; Peters, S; Kipper, S; Nowicki, S (2010). Female response to song reflects male developmental history in swamp sparrows. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64(8), 1343-1349. [doi]  [abs]
  46. Prather, JF; Peters, S; Nowicki, S; Mooney, R (2010). Persistent representation of juvenile experience in the adult songbird brain.. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 30(31), 10586-10598. [20686001], [doi]  [abs]
  47. Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S (2010). The evolution of animal communication: Reliability and deception in signaling systems. The Evolution of Animal Communication: Reliability and Deception in Signaling Systems.  [abs]
  48. Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S (2010). Sexual selection and the evolution of animal signals. Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, vol. 8, 759-766. [doi]  [abs]
  49. Prather, JF; Peters, S; Nowicki, S; Mooney, R (2010). Latent representation of juvenile behaviors in the adult songbird brain. Journal of Neuroscience, 30(31), 10586-10598. [20686001], [doi]  [abs]
  50. Searcy, WA; Peters, S; Kipper, S; Nowicki, S (2010). Female sparrows use song to assess male developmental history. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64, 143-1349.
  51. Prather, JF; Nowicki, S; Anderson, RC; Peters, S; Mooney, R (2009). Neural correlates of categorical perception in learned vocal communication. Nature Neuroscience, 12(2), 221-228. [19136972], [doi]  [abs]
  52. Prather, JF; Nowicki, S; Anderson, RC; Peters, S; Mooney, R (2009). Neural correlates of categorical perception in learned vocal communication.. Nature Neuroscience, 12(2), 221-228. [19136972], [doi]  [abs]
  53. Searcy, W. A. & S. Nowicki (2009). Consequences of brain development for sexual signalling in songbirds. Cognitive Ecology II.
  54. DuBois, AL; Nowicki, S; Searcy, WA (2009). Swamp sparrows modulate vocal performance in an aggressive context. Biology Letters, 5(2), 163-165. [doi]  [abs]
  55. Prather, JF; Peters, S; Nowicki, S; Mooney, R (2008). Precise auditory-vocal mirroring in neurons for learned vocal communication.. Nature, 451(7176), 305-310. [18202651], [doi]  [abs]
  56. Anderson, RC; Searcy, WA; Peters, S; Nowicki, S (2008). Soft song in song sparrows: Acoustic structure and implications for signal function. Ethology, 114(7), 662-676. [doi]  [abs]
  57. Anderson, RC; Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S (2008). Testing the function of song-matching in birds: Responses of eastern male song sparrows Melospiza melodia to partial song-matching. Behaviour, 145(3), 347-363. [doi]  [abs]
  58. Searcy, WA; Anderson, RC; Nowicki, S (2008). Is bird song a reliable signal of aggressive intent? A reply. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 62(7), 1213-1216. [doi]  [abs]
  59. Ballentine, B; Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S (2008). Reliable aggressive signalling in swamp sparrows. Animal Behaviour, 75(2), 693-703. [doi]  [abs]
  60. Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S (2008). Bird song and the problem of signal reliability. American Scientist, 96(2), 114-121. [doi]  [abs]
  61. Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S (2008). Bird song and the problem of honest communication. American Scientist, 96(2), 114-121. [doi]  [abs]
  62. Anderson, RC; Nowicki, S; Searcy, WA (2007). Soft song in song sparrows: Response of males and females to an enigmatic signal. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 61(8), 1267-1274. [doi]  [abs]
  63. Hughes, M; Anderson, RC; Searcy, WA; Bottensek, LM; Nowicki, S (2007). Song type sharing and territory tenure in eastern song sparrows: implications for the evolution of song repertoires. Animal Behaviour, 73(4), 701-710. [doi]  [abs]
  64. Searcy, WA; Anderson, RC; Nowicki, S (2006). Bird song as a signal of aggressive intent. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 60(2), 234-241. [doi]  [abs]
  65. Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S (2006). Signal interception and the use of soft song in aggressive interactions. Ethology, 112(9), 865-872. [doi]  [abs]
  66. Nowicki, S; Searcy, WA (2005). Adaptive priorities in brain development: theoretical comment on Pravosudov et al. (2005).. Behavioral Neuroscience, 119(5), 1415-1418. [16300450], [doi]
  67. Anderson, RC; Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S (2005). Partial song matching in an eastern population of song sparrows, Melospiza melodia. Animal Behaviour, 69(1), 189-196. [doi]  [abs]
  68. Nowicki, S; Searcy, WA (2005). Song and mate choice in birds: How the development of behavior helps us understand function. Auk, 122(1), 1-14.
  69. Nowicki, S; Searcy, WA (2004). Song function and the evolution of female preferences: why birds sing, why brains matter.. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1016, 704-723. [15313801], [doi]  [abs]
  70. Searcy, WA; Peters, S; Nowicki, S (2004). Effects of early nutrition on growth rate and adult size in song sparrows Melospiza melodia. Journal of Avian Biology, 35(3), 269-279. [doi]  [abs]
  71. Podos, J; Nowicki, S (2004). Performance limits on birdsong, 318-342. [doi]  [abs]
  72. Hyman, J; Searcy, W; Nowicki, S; Hughes, M (2004). Individual Variation in the Strength of Territory Defense in Male Song Sparrows: Correlates of Age, Territory Tenure, and Neighbor Aggressiveness. Behaviour, 141(1), 15-27. [doi]  [abs]
  73. Ballentine, B (2004). Vocal performance influences female response to male bird song: an experimental test. Behavioral Ecology, 15(1), 163-168. [doi]  [abs]
  74. Podos J and S Nowicki (2004). Performance limits on birdsong production.. Nature’s Music: The Science of Birdsong., 318-341.
  75. Podos, J; Peters, S; Nowicki, S (2004). Calibration of song learning targets during vocal ontogeny in swamp sparrows, Melospiza georgiana. Animal Behaviour, 68(4), 929-940. [doi]  [abs]
  76. Podos, J; Nowicki, S (2004). Beaks, adaptation, and vocal evolution in Darwin's finches. BioScience, 54(6), 501-510.  [abs]
  77. Searcy, ; WA, ; Peters, S; Nowicki, S (2004). Effects of early nutrition on growth rate and adult size in song sparrows.. Journal of Avian Biology, 35(3), 269-279. [doi]  [abs]
  78. Ballentine, ; B, ; Hyman, J; Nowicki, S (2004). Singing performance influences female response to male bird song: an experimental test.. Behavioral Ecology, 15(1), 163-168. [doi]  [abs]
  79. Searcy, ; WA, ; Nowicki, S; Peters, S (2003). Phonology and dialect discrimination in song sparrows (Melospiza melodia). Ethology, 109(1), 23-35. [doi]  [abs]
  80. Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S; Peters, S (2003). Phonology and geographic song discrimination in song sparrows. Ethology, 109(1), 23-35. [doi]  [abs]
  81. Nowicki, S; Searcy, WA; Peters, S (2002). Brain development, song learning and mate choice in birds: a review and experimental test of the "nutritional stress hypothesis".. Journal of Comparative Physiology. A, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology, 188(11-12), 1003-1014. [12471497], [doi]  [abs]
  82. Nowicki, S; Searcy, WA; Peters, S (2002). Quality of song learning affects female response to male bird song.. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 269(1503), 1949-1954. [12350258], [doi]  [abs]
  83. Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S; Hughes, M; Peters, S (2002). Geographic song discrimination in relation to dispersal distances in song sparrows.. The American Naturalist, 159(3), 221-230. [doi]  [abs]
  84. Nowicki, S; Searcy, WA; Krueger, T; Hughes, M (2002). Individual variation in response to simulated territorial challenge among territory-holding song sparrows. Journal of Avian Biology, 33(3), 253-259. [doi]  [abs]
  85. Mooney, R; Hoese, W; Nowicki, S (2001). Auditory representation of the vocal repertoire in a songbird with multiple song types.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 98(22), 12778-12783. [11675508], [doi]  [abs]
  86. Nowicki, S; Searcy, WA; Hughes, M; Podos, J (2001). The evolution of bird song: Male and female response to song innovation in swamp sparrows. Animal Behaviour, 62(6), 1189-1195. [doi]  [abs]
  87. Hoese, WJ; Nowicki, S (2001). Using "the organism" as a conceptual focus in an introductory biology course. American Biology Teacher, 63(3), 176-182.
  88. Nowicki, S; Hasselquist, D; Bensch, S; Peters, S (2000). Nestling growth and song repertoire size in great reed warblers: evidence for song learning as an indicator mechanism in mate choice.. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 267(1460), 2419-2424. [11133032], [doi]  [abs]
  89. Hoese, WJ; Mooney, R; Nowicki, S (2000). Neural encoding of multiple song types in the swamp sparrow HVc.. American Zoologist, 40(6), 1059-1060.
  90. Hoese, WJ; Podos, J; Boetticher, NC; Nowicki, S (2000). Vocal tract function in birdsong production: experimental manipulation of beak movements.. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 203(Pt 12), 1845-1855. [10821742]  [abs]
  91. Podos J and S Nowicki (2000). Mechanical limits and the evolution of vocalizations in birds. A Ornithologia no Brasil: Pesquisa Atual e Perspectivas, do Congresso Brasileiro de Ornitologia. (pp. 251-271).
  92. Searcy WA and S Nowicki (2000). Male-male competition and female choice in the evolution of vocal signaling. Animal Signals: Signalling and Signal Design in Animal Communication. (pp. 301-315).
  93. Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S; Hogan, C (2000). Song type variants and aggressive context. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 48(5), 358-363.  [abs]
  94. Hoese, WJ; Nowicki, S; Mooney, R (2000). Auditory encoding of multiple song types in the swamp sparrow. Soc. Neurosci. Abstracts, 26, 2030.
  95. Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S; Hogan, C (2000). Song type variants and aggressive signaling. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol, 48, 358-363.
  96. Peters, S; Searcy, WA; Beecher, MD; Nowicki, S (2000). Geographic variation in the organization of Song Sparrow repertoires. Auk, 117(4), 936-942.  [abs]
  97. Nowicki, S; Peters, S; Searcy, WA; Clayton, C (1999). The development of within-song type variation in song sparrows.. Animal Behaviour, 57(6), 1257-1264. [10373259], [doi]  [abs]
  98. Searcy WA and S Nowicki (1999). Functions of song variation in song sparrows.. The Design of Animal Communication. (pp. 577-595).
  99. Podos, J; Nowicki, S; Peters, S (1999). Permissiveness in vocal syntax learning in the swamp sparrow.. Anim. Behav., 58(1), 93-103. [doi]  [abs]
  100. Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S; Peters, S (1999). Song types as fundamental units in vocal repertoires. Animal Behaviour, 58(1), 37-44. [doi]  [abs]
  101. Nowicki, S; Peters, S; Searcy, WA; Clayton, C (1999). The development of song variation in song sparrows.. Anim. Behav., 57(6), 1257-1264. [10373259], [doi]  [abs]
  102. Podos, J; Nowicki, S; Peters, S (1999). Permissiveness in the learning and development of song syntax in swamp sparrows. Animal Behaviour, 58(1), 93-103. [doi]  [abs]
  103. Nowicki, S; Searcy, WA; Hughes, M; Podos, J (1999). Sexual selection limits evolutionary innovation in birdsong.. American Zoologist, 39(5), 112A-112A.
  104. Nowicki, S; Peters, S; Podos, J (1998). Song learning, early nutrition and sexual selection in. American Zoologist, 38(1), 179-190. [doi]  [abs]
  105. Gaunt AS and S Nowicki (1998). Birdsong: acoustics and physiology revisited.. Animal Acoustic Communication.. (pp. 291-321).
  106. Erickson, CJ; Nowicki, S; Dollar, L; Goehring, N (1998). Percussive foraging: Stimuli for prey location by aye-ayes (Daubentonia madagascariensis). International Journal of Primatology, 19(1), 111-122.  [abs]
  107. Hughes, M; Nowicki, S; Lohr, B (1998). Call learning in black-capped chickadees (Parus atricapillus): The role of experience in the development of 'chick-a-dee' calls. Ethology, 104(3), 232-249.  [abs]
  108. Hughes, M; Nowicki, S; Searcy, WA; Peters, S (1998). Song-type sharing in song sparrows: Implications for repertoire function and song learning. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 42(6), 437-446. [doi]  [abs]
  109. Nowicki, S; Searcy, WA; Huches, M (1998). The territory defense function of song in song sparrows: A test with the speaker occupation design. Behaviour, 135(5), 615-628.  [abs]
  110. Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S; Hughes, M (1997). The Response of Male and Female Song Sparrows to Geographic Variation in Song. The Condor, 99(3), 651-657. [doi]  [abs]
  111. S. Nowicki (1997). Bird acoustics. Encyclopedia of Acoustics, 1813-1817.
  112. Strote, J; Nowicki, S (1996). Responses to songs with altered tonal quality by adult song sparrows (Melospiza melodia). Behvavior, 130(3-4), 1-15.  [abs]
  113. Peters, S; Nowicki, S (1996). Development of tonal quality in birdsong: Further evidence from song sparrows. Ethology, 102(4), 323-335.  [abs]
  114. Strote, J; Nowicki, S (1996). Responses to songs with altered tonal quality by adult song sparrows (melospiza melodia). Behaviour, 133(3-4), 161-172.  [abs]
  115. Searcy, WA; Podos, J; Peters, S; Nowicki, S (1995). Discrimination of song types and variants in song sparrows. Animal Behaviour, 49(5), 1219-1226. [doi]
  116. Podos, J; Sherer, JK; Peters, S; Nowicki, S (1995). Ontogeny of vocal tract movements during song production in song sparrows. Animal Behaviour, 50(5), 1287-1296.  [abs]
  117. LOHR, B; WEISMAN, R; NOWICKI, S (1994). THE ROLE OF PITCH CUES IN SONG RECOGNITION BY CAROLINA CHICKADEES (PARUS-CAROLINENSIS). Behaviour, 130, 1-15. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  118. Nowicki, S; Podos, J; Valdés, F (1994). Temporal patterning of within-song type and between-song type variation in song repertoires. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 34(5), 329-335. [doi]  [abs]
  119. S. Nowicki & J. Podos (1993). Complexity, coupling and contingency in birdsong. Perspectives in Ethology, 10, 159-186.
  120. Jacobs, M; Nowacek, DP; Gerhart, DJ; Cannon, G; Nowicki, S; Forward, RB (1993). Seasonal changes in vocalization during behavior of the Atlantic bottlenose dolphin. Estuaries and Coasts, 16(2), 241-246. [doi]  [abs]
  121. Westneat, MW; Jr, JHL; Hoese, W; Nowicki, S (1993). Kinematics of birdsong: functional correlation of cranial movements and acoustic features in sparrows.. Journal of Experimental Biology, 182, 147-171.  [abs]
  122. PETERS, S; MARLER, P; NOWICKI, S (1992). SONG SPARROWS LEARN FROM LIMITED EXPOSURE TO SONG MODELS. The Condor, 94(4), 1016-1019. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  123. NOWICKI, S; MARLER, P; MAYNARD, A; PETERS, S (1992). IS THE TONAL QUALITY OF BIRDSONG LEARNED - EVIDENCE FROM SONG SPARROWS. Ethology, 90(3), 225-235. [Gateway.cgi]
  124. PODOS, J; PETERS, S; RUDNICKY, T; MARLER, P; NOWICKI, S (1992). THE ORGANIZATION OF SONG REPERTOIRES IN SONG SPARROWS - THEMES AND VARIATIONS. Ethology, 90(2), 89-106. [Gateway.cgi]
  125. Nowicki, S; Westneat, M; Hoese, W (1992). Birdsong: motor function and the evolution of communication. Seminars in Neuroscience, 4(6), 385-390.  [abs]
  126. LOHR, B; NOWICKI, S; WEISMAN, R (1991). PITCH PRODUCTION IN CAROLINA CHICKADEE SONGS. The Condor, 93(1), 197-199. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  127. NOWICKI, S; HUGHES, M; MARLER, P (1991). FLIGHT SONGS OF SWAMP SPARROWS - ALTERNATIVE PHONOLOGY OF AN ALTERNATIVE SONG CATEGORY. The Condor, 93(1), 1-11. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  128. LOHR, B; NOWICKI, S; WEISMAN, R (1991). PITCH PRODUCTION AND PERCEPTION IN CAROLINA CHICKADEE SONGS. American Zoologist, 31(5), A97-A97.
  129. PODOS, J; NOWICKI, S (1991). SONGTYPES IN SONG SPARROWS - APPLICATION OF NUMERICAL TAXONOMY TO THE STUDY OF SONG REPERTOIRE ORGANIZATION. American Zoologist, 31(5), A50-A50.
  130. NOWICKI, S; PETERS, S (1991). BIRDSONG - MULTIPLE MOTOR PATTERNS IN THE PRODUCTION OF STEREOTYPIC BEHAVIORS. American Zoologist, 31(5), A65-A65.
  131. WESTNEAT, M; LONG, JH; HOESE, W; NOWICKI, S (1991). KINEMATICS OF BIRDSONG IN SPARROWS - FUNCTIONAL CORRELATES OF BEAK AND HEAD MOTION. American Zoologist, 31(5), A65-A65.
  132. Ball, GF; Nowicki, S (1990). Assessment of song quality in photorefractory and photosensitive song sparrows. Animal Behaviour, 40(5), 986-987.
  133. Nowicki, S; Nelson, DA (1990). Defining natural categories in acoustic signals: Comparison of three methods applied to 'chick-a-dee' call notes. Ethology, 86, 89-101.
  134. NOWICKI, S; PETERS, S; MAYNARD, A; MARLER, P (1990). SONG ACQUISITION AND LEARNING FROM PURE TONAL AND HARMONIC MODELS IN A SPARROW. American Zoologist, 30(4), A11-A11.
  135. Nowicki, S (1989). Vocal plasticity in captive black-capped chickadees: The acoustic basis and rate of call convergence. Anim. Behav., 37(PART 1), 64-73.  [abs]
  136. Nowicki, S; Mitani, JC; Nelson, DA; Marler, P (1989). The communicative significance of tonality in birdsong: Responses to songs produced in helium. Bioacoustics, 2, 35-46.
  137. Nowicki, S; Ball, GF (1989). Testosterone induction of song in photosensitive and photorefractory male sparrows. Hormones and Behavior, 23(4), 514-525. [doi]  [abs]
  138. Nowicki, S (1989). Vocal plasticity in captive black-capped chickadees: the acoustic basis and rate of call convergence. Animal Behaviour, 37(PART 1), 74-89.  [abs]
  139. NOWICKI, S (1989). REASSESSMENT OF PERIPHERAL AND NEURAL SIMILARITIES AND DISSIMILARITIES IN THE PRODUCTION OF BIRDSONG AND HUMAN SPEECH. American Zoologist, 29(4), A13-A13.
  140. Nowicki, S; Marler, P (1988). How do birds sing?. Music Perception, 5, 391-426.
  141. Nowicki, S (1987). Vocal tract resonances in oscine bird sound production: Evidence from birdsongs in a helium atmosphere. Nature, 325(6099), 53-55.  [abs]
  142. Nowicki, S; Capranica, RR (1986). Bilateral syringeal coupling during phonation of a songbird.. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 6(12), 3595-3610. [doi]  [abs]
  143. Nowicki, S; Capranica, RR (1986). Bilateral syringeal interaction in vocal production of an oscine bird sound. Science, 231(4743), 1297-1299.  [abs]
  144. S. Nowicki (1985). Spider. McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology, 410-412.
  145. Nowicki, S (1984). A question of identity: the call of the black-capped chickadee. Living Bird Quart., 3(1), 30.
  146. Nowicki, S (1983). Flock-specific recognition of chickadee calls. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 12(4), 317-320. [doi]  [abs]
  147. Jefson, M; Meinwald, J; Nowicki, S; Hicks, K; Eisner, T (1983). Chemical defense of a rove beetle (Creophilus maxillosus). Journal of Chemical Ecology, 9(1), 159-180. [doi]  [abs]
  148. Jackman, R; Nowicki, S; Aneshansley, DJ; Eisner, T (1983). Predatory capture of toads by fly larvae. Science (New York, N.Y.), 222(4623), 515-516.  [abs]
  149. Nowicki, S; Eisner, T (1983). Predatory capture of bombardier beetles by a tabanid fly larva. Psyche, 90, 119-122.
  150. Eisner, T; Nowicki, S (1983). Spider web protection through visual advertisement: Role of the stabilimentum. Science (New York, N.Y.), 219(4581), 185-186.  [abs]
  151. Jain, SC; Nowicki, S; Eisner, T; Meinwald, J (1982). Insect repellents from vetiver oil: I. zizanal and epizizanal. Tetrahedron Letters, 23(45), 4639-4642.  [abs]
  152. Mammen, DL; Nowicki, S (1981). Individual differences and within-flock convergence in chickadee calls. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 9(3), 179-186. [doi]  [abs]
  153. Eisner, T; Nowicki, S; Goetz, M; Meinwald, J (1980). Red cochineal dye (Carminic acid): Its role in nature. Science, 208(4447), 1038-1040.  [abs]
  154. Eisner, T; Nowicki, S; Goetz, M; Meinwald, J (1980). Red cochineal dye (carminic acid): Its role in nature. Science (New York, N.Y.), 208(4447), 1039-1042.  [abs]
  155. Nowicki, S; Armitage, KB (1979). Behavior of juvenile yellow-bellied marmots: Play and social integration. Z. Tierpsychol., 51, 85-105.

Books

  1. S. Nowicki (2012). Biology.. Holt McDougal.  [author's comments]
  2. S. Nowicki (2008, 2012). Biology.. Holt-McDougal/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.  [author's comments]
  3. Searcy, W. A. & S. Nowicki (2005). The Evolution of Animal Communication: Reliability and Deception in Signaling Systems.. Princeton University Press: Princeton.
  4. S. Nowicki (2004). Biology: The Science of Life.  [author's comments]

Papers Submitted

  1. Klofstad, C. A., R. C. Anderson & S. Nowicki (2014). Perceptions of competence, strength, and age influence humans to select leaders with lower-pitched voices. Political Behavior.

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