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Publications of Carl J. Erickson    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

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Journal Articles

  1. Erickson, C; Wright, MK; C, P; Simons, ; E, (2003). "Mother-Infant Interation in the Aye-Aye". Daubentonia Madagascariensis.
  2. Erickson, C; Dirga, E; Grassi, C (2003). "Strategic Tap-Scanning Behavior in the Aye-Aye". Daubentonia Madagascariensis.
  3. Erickson, CJ (1998). Cues for prey location by aye-ayes (Daubentonia madagascariensis). Folia Primatologica, 69(SUPPL. 1), 35-40. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  4. 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. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Erickson, C; Nowicki, S; Dollar, L; Goehring, N (1998). Percussive Foraging: Stimuli for Prey Location by Aye-Ayes. (Daubentonia Madagascariensis) International Journal of Primatology, 19, 111-122.
  6. Erickson, C (1998). Cues for Prey Location by Aye-Aye. Daubentonia Madagascariensis, Folia Pimatologica, 69 (suppl), 35-40.
  7. Erickson, CJ (1995). Sociopathy and sociobiology: Biological units and behavioral units. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 18(3), 555. (A commentary on L. Mealey's "The Sociobiology of Sociopathy: An Integrated Evolutionary Model"). [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  8. Erickson, C (1995). Sociopathy and sociobiology: Biological units and behavioral units. A commentary on L. Mealey's "The Sociobiology of Sociopathy: An Integrated Evolutionary Model". Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 18, 555-556.
  9. Erickson, C (1995). Feeding site features of the aye-aye, Daubentonia madagascariensis. American Journal of Primatology, 35, 235-240.
  10. Erickson, CJ (1994). Tap-scanning and extractive foraging in aye-ayes, Daubentonia madagascariensis.. Folia Primatologica, 62(1-3), 125-135. [7721198], [doi]  [abs]
  11. Erickson, CJ (1991). Percussive foraging in the aye-aye, Daubentonia madagascariensis. Animal Behaviour, 41(5), 793-801. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  12. Milliden, G; Ward, J; Erickson, CJ (1991). Independent digit control in foraging by the aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis). Folia Primatologica, 52, 109-123.
  13. Erickson, C (1989). Interactions between the dragonfly, Hagenius brevistylus, and the damselfy, Calopteryx maculata. Notulae Ondonatologicae.
  14. Erickson, CJ; Reid, ME (1989). Wingclapping behavior in Calopteryx maculata (P. De Beauvois) (Zygoptera: Calopterygidae). Odonatologica, 18, 380-383.
  15. Lumpkin, S; Kessel, K; Zenone, PG; Erickson, CJ (1982). Proximity between the sexes in ring doves: Social bonds or surveillance?. Animal Behaviour, 30(2), 506-513. [doi]  [abs]
  16. Allen, TO; Erickson, CJ (1982). Social aspects of the termination of incubation behaviour in the ring dove (Streptopelia risoria). Animal Behaviour, 30(2), 345-351. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  17. Zenone, PG; Sims, ME; Erickson, CJ (1979). Male Ring Dove Behavior and the Defense of Genetic Paternity. The American Naturalist, 114(5), 615-626. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  18. Erickson, CJ; Zenone, PG (1978). Aggressive courtship as a means of avoiding cuckoldry. Animal Behaviour, 26(PART 1), 307-308. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  19. Erickson, CJ; Hutchison, JB (1977). Induction of nesting behaviour in male barbary doves by intracerebral androgen. Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, 50, 9-16.
  20. Cooper, RL; Erickson, CJ (1976). Effects of septal lesions on the courtship behavior of male ring doves (Streptopelia risoria).. Hormones and Behavior, 7(4), 441-450. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  21. Erickson, CJ; Zenone, PG (1976). Courtship differences in male ring doves: avoidance of cuckoldry?. Science (New York, N.Y.), 192(4246), 1353-1354. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  22. Korenbrot, CC; Schomberg, DW; Erickson, CJ (1974). Radioimmunoassay of plasma estradiol during the breeding cycle of ring doves (Streptopelia risoria).. Endocrinology, 94(4), 1126-1132. [4818772], [doi]
  23. Lambe, DR; Erickson, CJ (1973). Ovarian activity of female ring doves (Streptopelia risoria) exposed to marginal stimuli from males. Physiological Psychology, 1(3), 281-283. [doi]  [abs]
  24. Erickson, C (1973). Progressive changes in the social behavior of ring doves (Streptopelia risoria) exposed to familiar and unfamiliar breeding partners. The Auk, 90, 780-795.
  25. Martinez Vargas, MC; Erickson, CJ (1973). Some social and hormonal determinants of nest-building behaviour in the ring dove (Streptopelia risoria). Behaviour, 45(1), 12-37. [doi]
  26. Erickson, CJ; Morris, RL (1972). Effects of mate familiarity on the courtship and reproductive success of the ring dove (Streptopelia risoria). Animal Behaviour, 20(2), 341-344. [doi]
  27. Erickson, C (1970). Induction of female ovarian activity by androgen treatment of male mates. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 71, 210-215. (The above paper has been reprinted in Readings in Animal Behavior (3rd Ed.), T.E. McGill (Ed.). New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1976, 158-162).
  28. Erickson, CJ; Bruder, RH; Komisaruk, BR; Lehman, DS (1967). Selective inhibition by progesterone of androgen-induced behavior in male ring doves (Streptopelia risoria). Endocrinology, 81, 39-44.
  29. Erickson, CJ; Lehrman, DS (1964). Effect of castration of male ring dove upon ovarian activity of females. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 58, 164-166. (The above paper has been reprinted in Hormones and Behavior, R.W. Whalen (Ed.). Princeton: D. Van Nostrand and Co., 1967. The above paper has been reprinted in Readings in Physiological Psychology, C.G. Gross & P. Zeigler (Eds.). New York: Harper & Row, 1969).

Chapters in Books

  1. C. Erickson "Perspectives on percussive foraging in the aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis)." Creatures of the Dark: The Nocturnal Prosimians. Ed. L. Alterman, G.A. Doyle and M.K. Izard New York: Plenum, 1995: 251-259.
  2. C. Erickson "Social induction of the ovarian response in the female ring dove." Reproduction: A behavioral and neuroendocrine perspective. Ed. H. Siegel, B. Komisaruk, M.F. Cheng, & H. Feder Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1986: 13-20.
  3. C. Erickson "Mrs. Harvey's parrot and the problem of socioendocrine response." Perspectives in Ethology. Ed. P.P.G. Bateson & P. Klopfer New York: Plenum, 1985: 261-285.
  4. C. Erickson "Reproductive physiology and the defense of genetic paternity." Hormones and Behaviour in Higher Vertebrates. Ed. J. Balthazart, E. Prove, & R. Gilles Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 1983: 437-450.
  5. C. Erickson "Mate selection." The Oxford companion to animal behaviour. Ed. D. McFarland Oxford: Clarendon, 1980
  6. C. Erickson "Sexual affiliation in animals: Pair bonds and reproductive strategies." Biological determinants of sexual behaviour. Ed. J.B. Hutchison Chichester: Wiley, 1978: 697-725.
  7. C. Erickson "The hormonal basis of co-operative nest building." Neural and endocrine aspects of behavior in birds. Ed. P. Caryl, P. Wright, & D.W. Vowles Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1975: 91-109.
  8. C. Erickson "Natur und Funktion der Paarbindung." Grzimek's Tierleben. Ed. K. Immelmann Munich: Kindler, 1974: 438-448.

Commentaries/Book Reviews

  1. N.E. & E.C. Collias (1985). [Nestbuilding and bird behavior]. Animal Behaviour, 33, 1044-1045.
  2. Beastwatcher (1979). [Advances in the study of behavior by J.S. Rosenblatt, R.A. Hinde, C. Beer, & M.C. Busnel, Ed.]. Contemporary Psychology, 24, 105-106.
  3. C.S. Carter (1976). [Hormones and Sexual Behavior]. Animal Behavior, 24, 241.
  4. Wolfgang Wickler (1973). [The sexual code]. Contemporary Psychology, 18, 170-171.


  1. Erickson, C.J., Nowicki, S., and Dollar, L. (1994). Percussive foraging and the detection of subsurface features by the aye-aye, Daubentonia Madagascariensis. American Journal of Primatology, 33(206).
  2. Milliken, G.W., Ward, J.P. & C.J. Erickson (1990). Independent digit use in extracting insect larvae from wood cavities by the aye-aye. American Journal of Primatology, 20(213).
  3. C. Erickson (1971). Recent advances in the study of animal behavior. (Published as resource material for teachers of introductory psychology courses.).
  4. Morris, R.L., & Erickson, C.J. (1969). Factors affecting the maintenance of the pair bond (Streptopelia risoria). American Zoologist, 9(59).

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