publications

60. Lambert, CL, Sahu, P, Sturdy, CB & Guillette, LM (2022) Among-individual differences in auditory and physical cognitive abilities in zebra finches. Learning & Behavior, doi: 10.3758/s13420-022-00520-w

59. Guillette, LM, Vamos, T, Healy, SD & Meddle, SL (2022) Involvement of the neural social behaviour network during social information acquisition in zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata). Learning & Behavior. doi: 10.3758/s13420-022-00511-x51

58. Lambert, CL, Balasubramanian, G, Camacho-Alpizar, A, Guillette, LM (2021) Do sex differences in construction behavior relate to differences in physical cognitive abilities? Animal Cognition, doi: 10.1007/s10071-021-01577-2

57.  Breen, AJ, Healy, SD & Guillette, LM (2021). Reproductive consequences of material use in avian nest construction. Behavioural Processes, 193, 104507. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2021.104507

56. Lambert, CT, Guillette, LM (2021) The impact of environmental and social factors on learning: A meta-analysis. Biological Reviews, doi: 10.1002/BRV.12783

55. Camacho-Aplizar, A, Eckersley, T, Lambert, CT, Balasubrmanian, G, & Guillette, LM (2021). Learning about construction behaviour from observing an artefact: can experience aid in artefact recognition? Animal Cognition, 24(6):1267-1277. doi: 10.1007/s10071-021-01519-y

54. Kelly, DM & Guillette, LM (2021) A special issue in honour of Irene Pepperberg: The chemist of comparative cognition. Learning & Behavior, 49, 7-8.

53. Camacho-Aplizar, A, Eckersley, T, Lambert, CT, Balasubrmanian, G, & Guillette, LM (2021). If it ain’t broke done fix it: breeding success affects nest-building decisions, Behavioural Processes, 184, 104336.

52. Guillette, LM, & Sturdy, CB (2020) Unifying psychological and biological approaches to understanding animal cognition. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology/Revue canadienne de psychologie expérimentale, 74(3), 157-159. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/cep0000233

51. Breen, AJ, Guerard, C, Edwards, S, Cooper, J, Healy, S & Guillette, LM (2020) Juvenile socio-ecological environment shapes material technology in nest-building birds. Behavioural Ecology, 31(4), 892-901. doi: 10.1093/beheco/araa027

50. Camacho-Alpizar, AJ, Griffin, A & Guillette, LM (2020) Are cognitive abilities under selection by female choice? A comment on Chen et al. 2019. Animal Behaviour, 165, e1-e3. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2020.03.017

49. Lambert, CT, Sewall, K & Guillette, LM (2019)Questioning the developmental effects of groups size on cognitive abilities. Learning & Behavior, 4, 280-283. doi: 10.3758/s13420-019-00395-4

48. Haave-Audet, E, Guillette, LM, & Mathot, KJ (2019) Context is key: A comment on Herczeg et al. 2019. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. doi: 10.1111/jeb.13520

47. Breen, AJ, Bonneaud, C, Healy, SD & Guillette, LM (2019) Social learning about construction behaviour via an artefact. Animal Cognition, 22, 305-315. doi: 10.1007/s10071-019-01240-x

46. Dougherty, L & Guillette, LM (2018) Linking personality and cognition: A meta-analysis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 373:20170282 doi: 10.1098/rstb.2017.0282

45. Guillette, LM & Healy, SD (2018) Social learning in nest-building birds watching live-streaming video demonstrators. Integrative Zoology, 14(2), 204-214. doi: 10.1111/1749-4877.12316

44. Guillette, LM & Healy, SD (2017) The roles of vocal and visual interactions in social learning zebra finches: A video playback experiment. Behavioural Processes, 139, 43-49. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2016.12.009

43. Templeton, CN, Philp, K, Guillette, LM, Laland, KL & Benson-Amram, S (2017) Sex and pairing status impact how zebra finches use social information in foraging. Behavioural Processes, 139, 38-42. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2016.12.010

42. Mercado, EIII, Wisniewski, MG, McIntosh, B, Guillette, LM, Hahn, AH, & Sturdy, CB (2017) Chickadee songs provide hidden clues to singers’ locations. Animal Behavior and Cognition, 4(3), 301–313. doi: 10.26451/abc.04.03.08.2017

41. Hahn, AH, Guillette, LM, Hoescehele, M, Otter, KA, Ratchliffe, LM & Sturdy, CB (2017) Discrimination of male black-capped chickadee songs: relationship between acoustic preference and performance accuracy, Animal Behaviour, 126, 107-121.

40. Griffith, SC, Crino, OL, Adkins-Regan, E, Alonso-Alvarez, C, Andrew, SC, Bailey, IE, Bittner, SS, Bolton, PE, Boner, W, Boogert, N, Boucaud, IA., Briga, M, Buchanan, KL, Caspers, BA, Cichon, M, Clayton, DF, Deregnaucourt, S, Forstmeier, W, Guillette, LM, Hartley, IR, Healy, SD, Ihle, M, Krause, ET, Mainwaring, MC, Marasco, V, Mariette, MM, Martin-Wintle, McCowan, LS, McMahon, M, Monaghan, P, Nager, RG, Naguib, M, Nomano, FY, Nord, A, Potvin, DA, Prior, NH, Riebel, K, Tomero-Haro, AA, Royle, NJ, Rutkowska, J, Schuett, W, Swaddle, JP, Tobler, M, Trompf, L, Varian-Ramos, CW, Verhulst, S, Vignal, C, Villain, AS, & Williams, TD (2017) Variation in reproductive success across captive populations: methodological differences, potential biases and opportunities. Ethology, 123, 1-29. doi: 10.1111/eth.12576

39. Guillette, LM (2017) A functional approach to conditioning: A tribute to the contributions of Karen L. Hollis. Behavioural Processes, 139, 1-3. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2017.03.009

38.  Guillette, LM, Baron, DM, Sturdy, CB & Spetch, ML (2017) Fast- and slow-exploring pigeons differ in how they use previously learned rules. Behavioural Processes, 134, 54-62. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2016.07.006

37. Guillette, LM, Naguib, M & Griffin, AS (2017) Individual differences in cognition and personality. Behavioural Processes, 134, 1-3. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2016.12.001

36. McMillan, N, Avey, MT, Bloomfield, LL, Guillette, LM, Hahan, AH, Hoeschele, M & Sturdy, CB (2017) Avian vocal perception: bioacoustics and perceptual mechanisms. In C. ten Cate, S.D. Healy (Eds.), Avian Cognition (pp. 249-269). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

35.  Guillette, LM, Scott, ACY & Healy, SD (2016) Social learning in nest-building birds: the role of familiarity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 283, 20152685. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2015.2685

34. Breen, AJ, Guillette, LM & Healy SD (2016) What can nest-building birds teach us? Comparative Cognition & Behaviour Reviews, 11, 83-102. doi: 10.3819/ccbr.2016.110005

33. Hahn, AH, Hoeschele, M, Guillette, LM, Hoang, J, McMillan, N, Congdon, JV, Campbell, KA, Mennill, DJ, Otter, KA, Grava, T, Ratcliffe, LM, & Sturdy, CB (2016). Black-capped chickadees categorize songs based on features that vary geographically. Animal Behaviour, 112, 93-104. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.11.017

32. Guillette, LM & Healy, SD (2015) Nest building, the forgotten behaviour. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 6, 90-96. doi: 10.1016/j.cobeha.2015.10.009       

31. Hollis, KL & Guillette, LM (2015) What associative learning in insects tells us about the evolution of learned and fixed behavior. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 28     .

30. Hahn, AH, Guillette, LM, Lee, D, McMillan, N, Hoang, J & Sturdy, CB (2015) Experience affects immediate early gene expression in response to conspecific call notes in black-capped chickadees (Poecile atricapillus). Behavioural Brain Research, 287, 49-58. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2015.03.021

29. Griffin, AS, Guillette, LM & Healy, SD (2015) Cognition and personality: Analysis of an emerging field. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 30(4), 2017-214.doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2015.01.012

28. Guillette, LM, Hahn, AH, Hoeschele, MS, Przyslupski, A & Sturdy, CB (2015) Individual differences in learning speed, performance accuracy and exploratory behaviour in black-capped chickadees. Animal Cognition, 18, 165-178.doi: 10.1007/s10071-014-0787-3

27. Guillette, LM & Healy, SD (2014) Mechanisms of copying behaviour in zebra finches. Behavioural Processes, 108, 177-182.doi: 1016/j.beproc.2014.10.011

26. Avey, MT, Bloomfield, LL, Elie, JE, Freeberg, TM, Guillette, LM, Hoeschele, M, Lee, H, Moscicki, MK, Owens, JL & Sturdy, CB (2014) ZENK activation in the nidopallium of black-capped chickadees in response to both conspecific and heterospecific calls. PLoS ONE 9(6): e100927 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0100927

25. Guillette, LM, Morgan, KV, Hall, ZJ, Bailey, IE & Healy, SD (2014) Food preference and copying behaviour in zebra finches, Taeniopygia guttata. Behavioural Processes, 109, 145-150.doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2014.04.013

24. Hoeschele, M, Cook, RG, Guillette, LM, Hahn, AH & Sturdy, CB (2014) Timbre influences chord discrimination in black-capped chickadees but not humans. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 128(4), 387-401. doi: 10.1037/a00371159

23. Guillette, LM, Hoeschele, M, Hahn, AH & Sturdy, CB (2013) Heterospecific    discrimination of Poecile vocalizations by zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 127(3), 227-236. doi: 10.1037/a0029992

22. Mercado, E, Wisniewski, MG, McIntosh, B, Guillette, LM & Sturdy, C.B. (2013) Reverberlocation in chickadees? The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 133(5):3442. doi: 10.1121/1.4806087

21. Hahn, AH, Guillette, LM, Hoeschele, M, Menniel, DJ, Otter, KA, Grava, T, Ratcliffe, LM & Sturdy, CB (2013). Dominance and geographic information contained within black-capped chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) song. Behaviour, 150, 1601-1602. doi: 10.1163/1568539X-00003111

20. Hoeschele, M., Weisman, R., Guillette, L.M., Hahn, A.H. & Sturdy, C.B. (2013) Chickadees fail standardized tests for octave equivalence. Animal Cognition, 16, 599-609. doi: 10.1007/s10071-013-0597-z

19. Hahn, AH, Guillette, LM, Hoeschele, M, Cook, RG & Sturdy, CB (2013) Categories, concepts, and calls: Auditory perceptual mechanisms and cognitive abilities across different types of birds. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 133(5):3442. doi: 10.1121/1.4806086

18. Hoeschele, M, Guillette, LM & Sturdy, CB (2012) Biological relevance of acoustic signal affects discrimination performance in a songbird. Animal Cognition, 15, 677-688.doi: 10.1007/s10071-012-0496-8

17. Hoeschele, M, Cook, RG, Guillette, LM, Hahn, AL & Sturdy, CB (2012) Auditory same/different concept learning and generalization in black-capped chickadees (Poecile atricapillus), PLoS ONE 7(10): e47491. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.004769

16. Wisniewski, MG, Radell, M, Guillette, LM, Sturdy, CB & Mercado, EIII (2012) Predicting shifts in generalization gradients with perceptrons. Learning & Behavior, 40, 128-144.doi: 10.3758/s13420-011-0050-6

15. Guillette, LM & Sturdy, CB (2011) Individual differences and repeatability in vocal production: stress-induced calling exposes a songbird’s personality. Naturwissenschaften, 98, 977-981.doi: 10.1007/s00114-011-0842-8

14. Guillette, LM, Bloomfield, LL, Batty, ER, Dawson, MWR & Sturdy, CB (2011) Development of a contact call in black-capped chickadees (Poecile atricapillus) hand-reared in different acoustic environments. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 130, 2249-2256. doi: 10.1121/1.3628343

13. Hoeschele, M, Cook, RG, Guillette, LM,Brooks, DI & Sturdy, CB (2011) Black-capped chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) and human (Homo sapiens) chord discriminations. Journal of Comparative Psychology. 126, 57-67. doi: 10.1037/a0024627

12. Wisniewski, MG, Guillette, LM, Radell, ML, Sturdy, CB & Mercado, EIII. (2011) Simulating the temporal dynamics of learning-related shifts in generalization gradients with connectionist models. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society

11. Hollis, KL & Guillette, LM (2011) Associative Learning in Insects: Evolutionary Models, Mushroom Bodies, and a Neuroscientific Conundrum. Comparative Cognition & Behavior Reviews, 6, 25-46. doi: 10.3819/ccbr.2011.60004

10. Guillette, LM, Reddon, AR, Hoeschele, M & Sturdy, CB (2011) Sometimes slower is better: Slow-exploring birds are more sensitive to changes in a vocal discrimination task. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 278, 767-773. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2010.1669

9. Hollis, KL, Cogswell, H, Snyder, K, Guillette, LM & Nowbahari, E (2011) Specialized learning in antlions (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae), pit-digging predators, shortens vulnerable larval stage. PLoS ONE 6(3): e17958. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017958

8. Guillette, LM,Farrell, TM, Hoeschele, M & Sturdy, CB (2010) Acoustic mechanisms of a species-based discrimination of the chick-a-dee call in sympatric black-capped (Poecile atricapillus) and mountain chickadees (P. gambeli). Frontiers in Comparative Psychology 1:229. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2010.00229

7. Guillette, LM, Bailey, AA, Reddon, AR, Hurd, PL, Sturdy, CB (2010) Capture order is repeatable in chickadees. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 23, 216-224.

6. Hahn, AH, Guillette, LM, Hoescehele, M, Otter, KA, Ratchliffe, LM & Sturdy, CB (2010) Discrimination of male black-capped chickadee songs: relationship between acoustic preference and performance accuracy, Animal Behaviour, 126, 107-121.

5. Guillette, LM, Farrell, TM, Hoeschele, M, Nickerson, CM, Dawson, MRW & Sturdy, CB (2010) Mechanisms of call note-type perception in black-capped chickadees (Poecile atricapillus): Peak shift in a note-type continuum. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 124, 109 – 115. doi: 10.1037/a0017741

4. Guillette, LM, Bloomfield, LL, Batty, ER, Dawson, MRW & Sturdy, CB (2010) Black-capped (Poecile atricapillus) and mountain chickadee (Poecile gambeli) contact call contains species, sex, and individual identity features.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 127, 1116-1123. doi: 10.1121/1.3277247

3. Guillette, LM & Hollis, KL (2010) Learning in insects, with special emphasis on pit-digging larval antlions (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae).  Proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on Neuropterology. Piran, Slovenia, 2008. Devetak, D., Lipovsek, S. & Arnett, A.E. (eds). Maribor, Slovenia, Pp. 159-170.

2. Guillette, LM, Reddon, AR, Hurd, PL & Sturdy, CB (2009) Exploration of a novel space is associated with individual differences in learning speed in black-capped chickadees, Poecile atricapillus. Behavioural Processes, 82, 265-270. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2009.07.005

  1. Guillette, LM, Hollis, KL & Markarian, A (2009) Learning in a sedentary insect predator: Antlions (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae) anticipate a long wait. Behavioural Processes, 80, 224–232. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2008.12.015