Alejandro Kacelnik - List of publications#


  • Jacobs, I.F., Osvath, M., Osvath, H., Mioduszewska, B., von Bayern, A.M.P., and Kacelnik, A. (2014). Object caching in corvids: Incidence and significance. Behav Process 102, 25-32.
  • Kacelnik A, El Mouden C (2013). Triumphs and trials of the risk paradigm. Animal Behaviour 86: 1117-1129
  • Monteiro T, Vasconcelos M, Kacelnik A (2013). Starlings uphold principles of economic rationality for delay and probability of reward. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280
  • Gloag, R., Fiorini, V.D., Reboreda, J-C and Kacelnik, A. (2013). The wages of violence: mobbing by mockingbirds as a frontline defence against brood-parasitic cowbirds. Animal Behaviour 86: 1023-1029
  • Vasconcelos M, Monteiro T, Kacelnik A (2013). Context-Dependent Preferences in Starlings: Linking Ecology, Foraging and Choice. PLoS ONE 8(5)
  • Auersperg AMI, Kacelnik A, von Bayern AMP. (2013). Explorative learning and functional inferences on a five-step means-end problem in Goffin's cockatoos (Cacatua goffini).
  • Gloag, R. & Kacelnik, A. (2013). Host manipulation via begging call structure in the brood parasitic shiny cowbird. Animal Behaviour86: 101-109
  • Auersperg, A. M. I., Szabo, B., von Bayern, A. M. P. & Kacelnik, A. (2012). Spontaneous innovation of tool use and flexible manufacture in the Goffin's cockatoo (Cacatua goffini). Current Biology 22(21):R903-904.
  • Gloag, R., Fiorini, F., Reboreda, J-C. & Kacelnik, A. (2012). Brood parasite eggs enhance host egg survival in a multiply parasitized host. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279(1734): 1831-1839.
  • Gallup, A. C., Hale, J.J., Sumpter, D.J.T., Garnier, S., Kacelnik, A., Krebs, J.R. & Couzin, I.D. (2012). Visual attention and the acquisition of information in human crowds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 109(19): 7245-7250.
  • Kacelnik, A. (2012). Putting mechanisms into Behavioral Ecology. In: Evolution and the Mechanisms of Decision Making (ed. P. Hammerstein & J. R. Stevens). Strungmann Forum Report, vol. 11. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Hagen, E.H., Chater, N., Gallistel, C.R., Houston, A. I., Kacelnik, A., Kalenscher, T., Nettle, D., Oppenheimer, D. & Stephens D. W. (2012). Decision making: What can evolution do for us? In: Evolution and the Mechanisms of Decision Making (ed. P. Hammerstein & J. R. Stevens). Strungmann Forum Report, vol. 11. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Vasconcelos, M., Monteiro, T. & Kacelnik, A. (2012). On the flexibility of lizards' cognition: a comment on Leal and Powell (2011). Biology Letters 8(1): 42-43.
  • Aw, J., Montiero, T., Vasconceles, M. & Kacelnik, A. (2012). Cognitive mechanisms of risky choice:Is there an evaluation cost? Behavioural Processes 89(2): 95-103.
  • Vasconcelos, M., Hollis, K., Nowahari, E. & Kacelnik, A. (2012). Pro-sociality without empathy. Biology Letters 8(6):910-912.
  • Shapiro, M. S.,Schuck-Paim, C. & Kacelnik, A. (2012). Risk sensitivity for amounts of and delay to rewards: Adaptation for uncertainty or by-product of reward rate maximising? Behavioural Processes 89(2): 104-114.
  • Freidin, E. & Kacelnik, A. (2011). Rational choice, context dependence, and the value of information in European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Science 334(6058): 1000-1002.
  • Gloag, R., Tuero, D. T., Fiorini, V. D., Reboreda, J-C. & Kacelnik, A. (2011). The economics of nestmate-killing in avian brood parasites: a provisions trade-off. Behavioral Ecology 23(1): 132-140.
  • Auersperg, A. M. I., von Bayern, A. M. P., Gajdon, G. K., Huber, L. & Kacelnik, A. (2011). Flexibility in problem-solving and tool use of Kea and New Caledonian crows in a multi-access box paradigm. PLOS One e20231
  • Aw, J. M., Vasconcelos, M., & Kacelnik, A. (2011). How costs affect preferences: Experiments on state-dependence, hedonic state and within-trial contrast in starlings. Animal Behaviour 81(6): 1117-1128.
  • Kenward, B., Schloegl, C., Rutz, C. Weir, A. S., Bugnyar, T. & Kacelnik, A. (2011). On the evolutionary and ontogenetic origins of tool-oriented behavior in New Caledonian crows (Corvus moneduloides). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 102(4): 870-877. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2011.01613.x
  • Wimpenny, J. H., Weir, A. A. S., & Kacelnik, A. (2011). New Caledonian crows use tools for non-foraging activities. Animal Cognition 14(3):459-464.
  • Kacelnik, A., Vasconcelos, M., Monteiro, T., & Aw, J. (2011). Darwin's Tug-of-War vs. Starlings' Horse-Racing: how adaptations for sequential encounters drive simultaneous choice. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 65(3): 547-558.
  • Rutz, C., Bluff, L. A., Reed, N., Toscianko,J., Newton, J. Inger, R., Kacelnik, A., Bearhop, S. (2010). The ecological significance of tool use in New Caledonian crows. Science 329(5998): 1523-1526.
  • Bluff, L.A., Kacelnik, A., & Rutz, C. (2010). Vocal culture in New Caledonian crows Corvus moneduloides. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 101: 767-776.
  • Bluff, L.A., Troscianko, J., Weir, A.A.S., Kacelnik, A. & Rutz, C. (2010). Tool use by wild New Caledonian crows Corvus moneduloides at natural foraging sites. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 277: 1377-1385.
  • Vasconcelos, M., Monteiro, T., Aw, J., & Kacelnik, A. (2010). Choice in multi-alternative environments: A trial-by-trial implementation of the Sequential Choice Model. Behavioural Processes 84: 435-439.
  • Pompilio, L. & Kacelnik, A. (2010). Context-dependent utility overrides absolute memory as a determinant of choice. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 107: 508-512.
  • von Bayern, A.M.P., Heathcote, R.J.P., Rutz, C., & Kacelnik, A. (2009). The Role of Experience in Problem Solving and Innovative Tool Use in Crows. Current Biology 19(22): 1965-1968.
  • Kacelnik, A. (2009) Tools for thought or thoughts for tools? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 106: 10071-10072.
  • Wimpenny, J.H., Weir, A.A.S., Clayton, L., Rutz, C., & Kacelnik, A. (2009) Cognitive Processes Associated with Sequential Tool Use in New Caledonian Crows. PLoS ONE 4(8): e6471.
  • Aw, J.M, Holbrook, R.I., Burt de Perera, T., & Kacelnik, A. (2009) State-dependent valuation learning in fish: Banded tetras prefer stimuli associated with greater past deprivation. Behavioural Processes 81: 333-336.
  • Freidin, E. Aw, J. & Kacelnik, A. (2009) Sequential and simultaneous choices: Testing the diet selection and sequential Choice models. Behavioural Processes 80:218-223.doi:10.1016/j.beproc.2008.12.001
  • Freidin, E, Cuello, M I, and Kacelnik, A. (2009) Successive negative contrast in a bird: starlingsĂ­ behaviour after unpredictable negative changes in food quality. Animal Behaviour 77:857-865.
  • Shapiro, M. S., Siller, S., & Kacelnik, A. (2008). Simultaneous and Sequential Choice as a Function of Reward Delay and Magnitude: Normative, Descriptive and Process-Based Models Tested in the European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris). Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 34, 75Ăą93. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior 34: 75-93.
  • Schuck-Paim, C., and Kacelnik, A., (2007) Choice processes in multi-alternative decision making. Behavioral Ecology.
  • Rutz, C., Bluff, L.A., Weir, A.A.S., & Kacelnik, A. (2007). Video cameras on wild birds. Science 318: 765.
  • Bluff, L A, Weir, A A S, Rutz, C, Wimpenny, J H & Kacelnik, A (2007). Tool-related cognition in New Caledonian crows. Comparative Cognition & Behavior Reviews 2: 1-25.
  • Kacelnik A., Schuck-Paim C., & Pompilio L., (2006) Inconsistency in animal and human choice. In: Is There Value in Inconsistency?, (Eds: L. Daston and C. Engel) Nomos, pp. 379-396.
  • Kenward, B, Rutz, C, Weir, A A S & Kacelnik, A (2006). Development of tool use in New Caledonian crows: inherited action patterns and social influence. Animal Behaviour 72: 1329-1343.
  • Weir, A.A.S. & Kacelnik, A. (2006). A New Caledonian crow (Corvus moneduloides) creatively re-designs tools by bending or unbending aluminium strips. Animal Cognition 9: 317-334.
  • Pompilio, L., Kacelnik, A. & Behmer, S.T. (2006). State-dependent learned valuation drives choice in an invertebrate. Science 311 (5767): 1613-1615.
  • Nair-Roberts, R.G., Erichsen, J.T., Reboreda, J.C. & Kacelnik, A. (2006). Distribution of substance P reveals a novel subdivision in the hippocampus of parasitic south American cowbirds. Journal of Comparative Neurology 496 (5): 610-626.
  • Kacelnik, A., Chappell, J., Weir, A.A.S. & Kenward, B. (2006). Cognitive adaptations for tool-related behaviour in New Caledonian Crows. In: Comparative cognition: experimental explorations of animal intelligence (eds. Wasserman, E.A. & Zentall, T.R.), pp. 515-528. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Kacelnik, A. (2006). Meanings of rationality. In: Rational Animals? (eds. Nudds, M. & Hurley, S.), pp. 87-106. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Kacelnik, A. (2006). Feathered friends: review of 'In the Company of Crows and Ravens' by John R. Marzluff and Tony Angell, and 'Crows: Encounters with the Wise Guys of the Avian World' by Candace Savage. Nature 439 (7079): 914-915.
  • Fernández-Juricic, E., Smith, R. & Kacelnik, A. (2005). Increasing the costs of conspecific scanning in socially foraging starlings affects vigilance and foraging behaviour. Animal Behaviour 69 (1): 73-81.
  • Kenward, B., Weir, A. A. S., Rutz, C. & Kacelnik, A. (2005). Tool manufacture by naive juvenile crows. Nature 433 (7022): 121.
  • Ney-Nifle, M., Bernstein, C., Reboreda, J. C. & Kacelnik, A. (2005). Population dynamics and avian brood parasitism: persistence and invasions in a three-species system. Journal of Animal Ecology 74 (2): 274-284.
  • Pompilio, L. & Kacelnik, A. (2005). State-dependent learning and suboptimal choice: when starlings prefer long over short delays to food. Animal Behaviour 70: 571-578.
  • Chappell, J. & Kacelnik, A. (2004). Selection of tool diameter by New Caledonian crows Corvus moneduloides. Animal Cognition 7 (2): 121-127.
  • Fernández-Juricic, E., Erichsen, J. T. & Kacelnik, A. (2004). Visual perception and social foraging in birds. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 19 (1): 25-31.
  • Fernández-Juricic, E. & Kacelnik, A. (2004). Information transfer and gain in flocks: The effects of quality and quantity of social information at different neighbour distances. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 55 (5): 502-511.
  • Fernández-Juricic, E., Siller, S. & Kacelnik, A. (2004). Flock density, social foraging, and scanning: An experiment with starlings. Behavioral Ecology 15 (3): 371-379.
  • Kacelnik, A., Chappell, J., Weir, A. A. S. & Kenward, B. (2004). Tool use and manufacture in birds. In: Encyclopedia of animal behavior (ed. Bekoff, M.), pp. 1067-1069, Volume 3. Greenwood Publishing Group, Westport, CT, US.
  • Kenward, B., Rutz, C., Weir, A. A. S., Chappell, J. & Kacelnik, A. (2004). Morphology and sexual dimorphism of the New Caledonian Crow Corvus moneduloides, with notes on its behaviour and ecology. Ibis 146 (4): 652-660.
  • Marsh, B., Schuck-Paim, C. & Kacelnik, A. (2004). Energetic state during learning affects foraging choices in starlings. Behavioral Ecology 15 (3): 396-399.
  • Schuck-Paim, C., Pompilio, L. & Kacelnik, A. (2004). State-dependent decisions cause apparent violations of rationality in animal choice. PLoS Biology 2 (12): 2305-2315.
  • Weir, A. A. S., Kenward, B., Chappell, J. & Kacelnik, A. (2004). Lateralization of tool use in New Caledonian crows (Corvus moneduloides). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B (Suppl.) 271 (1548 S5):
  • Kacelnik, A. (2003). The evolution of patience. In: Time and Decision: Economic and Psychological Perspectives on Intertemporal Choice (eds. Loewenstein, G., Read, D. & Baumeister, R.), pp. 115-138. Russell Sage Foundation, New York.
  • Lewis, P. A., Miall, R. C., Daan, S. & Kacelnik, A. (2003). Interval timing in mice does not rely upon the circadian pacemaker. Neuroscience Letters 348 (3): 131-134.
  • Scharlemann, J. P. W., Eckel, C. C., Kacelnik, A. & Wilson, R. K. (2003). The Value of a Smile: Game theory with a human face (reprinting of Scharlemann et al., 2001). In: TRUST (ed. Khalil, E.L.). Critical Studies in Economic Institutions. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK.
  • Chappell, J. & Kacelnik, A. (2002). Tool selectivity in a non-mammal, the New Caledonian crow (Corvus moneduloides). Animal Cognition 5 (2): 71-78.
  • Kacelnik, A. & Brunner, D. (2002). Timing and foraging: Gibbon's Scalar Expectancy Theory and Optimal Patch Exploitation. Learning and Motivation 33 (1): 177-195.
  • Kacelnik, A. & Marsh, B. (2002). Cost can increase preference in starlings. Animal Behaviour 63: 245-250.
  • Marsh, B. & Kacelnik, A. (2002). Framing effects and risky decisions in starlings. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99 (5): 3352-3355.
  • Schuck-Paim, C. & Kacelnik, A. (2002). Rationality in risk-sensitive foraging choices by starlings. Animal Behaviour 64: 869-879.
  • Weir, A. A. S., Chappell, J. & Kacelnik, A. (2002). Shaping of hooks in New Caledonian crows. Science 297 (5583): 981.
  • Bautista, L M, Tinbergen, J & Kacelnik, A (2001). To walk or to fly: how birds choose among foraging modes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 98 (3): 1089-1094.
  • Goldstein, D G, Gigerenzer, G, Hogarth, R M, Kacelnik, A, Kareev, Y, Klein, G, Martignon, L, Payne, J W & Schlag, K H (2001). Group Report: why and when do simple heuristics work? In: Bounded Rationality: The Adaptive Toolbox (eds. Gigerenzer, G. & Selten, R.), pp. 173-190. (Report of the 84th Dahlem Workshop, Berlin, March 14-19 1999). MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.
  • Kacelnik, A (2001). Instinto y Pulsión. Revista de Psicoanálisis 58: 197-225.
  • Kacelnik, A., (2001) Review of Pepperberg, I., (1999) The Alex Studies in Ibis 143:688-703.
  • Rodriguez-Gironés, M A & Kacelnik, A (2001). Relative importance of perceptual and mnemonic variance in human temporal bisection. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology A 54 (2): 527-546.
  • Scharlemann, J P W, Eckel, C C, Kacelnik, A & Wilson, R K (2001). The value of a smile: game theory with a human face. Journal of Economic Psychology 22 (5): 617-640.
  • Vásquez, R A & Kacelnik, A (2000). Foraging rate versus sociality in the starling Sturnus vulgaris. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 267 (1439): 157-164.
  • Brito e Abreu, F. & Kacelnik, A. (1999). Energy budgets and risk-sensitive foraging in starlings. Behavioral Ecology 8 (3): 338-345.
  • Cotton, P. A., Wright., J & Kacelnik, A. (1999). Chick begging strategies in relation to brood hierarchies and hatching asynchrony. American Naturalist 153 (4): 412-420.
  • Hauber, M. E., Clayton, N. S., Kacelnik, A., Reboreda, J. C. & DeVoogd, T. J. (1999). Sexual dimorphism and species differences in HVC volumes of cowbirds. Behavioral Neuroscience 113 (5): 1095-1099.
  • Rodriguez-Gironés, M. A. & Kacelnik, A. (1999). Behavioral adjustment to modifications in the temporal parameters of the environment. Behavioural Processes 45 (1-3): 173-191.
  • Astié, A. A., Kacelnik, A. & Reboreda, J. C. (1998). Sexual differences in memory in shiny cowbirds. Animal Cognition 1: 77-82.
  • Bateson, M. & Kacelnik, A. (1998). Risk-sensitive foraging: Decision-making in variable environments. In: Cognitive Ecology (ed. Dukas, R.), pp. 297-341. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, US.
  • Bautista, L. M., Tinbergen, J., Wiersma, P. & Kacelnik, A. (1998). Optimal foraging and beyond: how starlings cope with changes in food availability. American Naturalist 152 (4): 543-561.
  • Kacelnik, A. (1998). Normative and descriptive models of decision making: time discounting and risk sensitivity (reprinted from Kacelnik, 1997). In: Rational Models of cognition (eds. Oaksford, M. & Chater, N.), pp. 54-70. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Kacelnik, A. & Brito e Abreu, F. (1998). Risky choice and Weber's Law. Journal of Theoretical Biology 194: 289-298.
  • Kacelnik, A. & Norris, S. (1998). Signalling via testosterone: Communicating health and vigour. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (3): 378.
  • Vásquez, R A & Kacelnik, A (1998). Animal foraging: more than met the eye. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 13 (3): 110-111.
  • Bateson, M & Kacelnik, A (1997). Starlings' preferences for predictable and unpredictable delays to food. Animal Behaviour 53: 1129-1142.
  • Clayton, N S, Reboreda, J C & Kacelnik, A (1997). Seasonal changes in hippocampus volume in parasitic cowbirds. Behavioural Processes 41: 237-243.
  • Kacelnik, A (1997). Normative and descriptive models of decision making: time discounting and risk sensitivity. In: Characterizing human psychological adaptations (eds. Bock, G.R. & Cardew, G.), pp. 51-70. Ciba Foundation Symposium, Volume 208. Wiley, Chichester.
  • Kacelnik, A & Bateson, M (1997). Risk-sensitivity: crossroads for theories of decision-making. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 1 (8): 304-309.
  • Kacelnik, A & Krebs, J R (1997). Yanomamö dreams and starling prey loads: The logic of optimality. In: Human nature: a critical reader (ed. Betzig, L.), pp. 21-35. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Krebs, J. R. & Kacelnik, A. (1997). Risk: a scientific view. In: Science Policy and Risk, pp. 31-43. Discussion Meeting held at the Royal Society, 15 March 1997. The Royal Society, London.
  • Bateson, M. & Kacelnik, A. (1996). Rate currencies and the foraging starling: The fallacy of the averages revisited. Behavioral Ecology 7 (3): 341-352.
  • Brunner, D., Kacelnik, A. & Gibbon, J. (1996). Memory for inter-reinforcement interval variability and patch departure decisions in the starling, Sturnus vulgaris. Animal Behaviour 51: 1025-1045.
  • Cotton, P. A., Kacelnik, A. & Wright, J. (1996). Chick begging as a signal: are nestlings honest? Behavioral Ecology 7 (2): 178-182.
  • Davies, N. B., Brooke, M. D. L. & Kacelnik, A. (1996). Recognition errors and probability of parasitism determine whether reed warblers should accept or reject mimetic cuckoo eggs. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 263 (1372): 925-931.
  • Kacelnik, A. (1996). Sexualidade e Biologia (Portugese translation of Kacelnik, 1996). In: Psicanálise Hoje: Uma revoluçao do olhar (eds. Pellanda, N.M.C. & Pellanda, L.E.C.), pp. 671-689. Vozes, Petropolis.
  • Kacelnik, A. & Bateson, M. (1996). Risky theories: The effects of variance on foraging decisions. American Zoologist 36 (4): 402-434.
  • Reboreda, J. C., Clayton, N. S. & Kacelnik, A. (1996). Species and sex differences in hippocampus size in parasitic and non-parasitic cowbirds. NeuroReport 7 (2): 505-508.
  • Rodriguez-Gironés, M. A., Cotton, P. A. & Kacelnik, A. (1996). The evolution of begging: Signaling and sibling competition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 93 (25): 14637-14641.
  • Rodriguez-Gironés, M. A., Drummond, H. & Kacelnik, A. (1996). Effect of food deprivation on dominance status in blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii) broods. Behavioral Ecology 7 (1): 82-88.
  • Bateson, M. & Kacelnik, A. (1995). Accuracy of memory for amount in the foraging starling, Sturnus vulgaris. Animal Behaviour 50: 431-443.
  • Bateson, M. & Kacelnik, A. (1995). Preferences for fixed and variable food sources: variability in amount and delay. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior 63 (3): 313-329.
  • Driessen, G., Bernstein, C., Vanalphen, J. J. M. & Kacelnik, A. (1995). A count-down mechanism for host search in the parasitoid Venturia canescens. Journal of Animal Ecology 64 (1): 117-125.
  • Kacelnik, A. (1995). Sexualidad y Biología (reprinted from Kacelnik, 1994). Anuario de Sexología (Journal of Asociación Estatal de Profesionales de la Sexología) 1: 99-113.
  • Kacelnik, A., Cotton, P. A., Stirling, L. & Wright, J. (1995). Food allocation among nestling starlings: Sibling competition and the scope of parental choice. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 259 (1356): 259-263.
  • Rodriguez-Gironés, M. A. & Kacelnik, A. (1995). Interval bisection with and without reference memory. In: Time and the dynamic control of behavior (eds. Richelle, M., DeKeyser, V., d'Ydewalle, G. & Vandierendonck, A.), pp. 47-62. Interuniversity Pole of Attraction, Universite de Liege, Liege, Belgium.
  • Cassini, M. H. & Kacelnik, A. (1994). Patch choice in guinea pigs: is patch recognition important? Behavioural Processes 31 (2-3): 145-156.
  • Cuthill, I., Haccou, P. & Kacelnik, A. (1994). Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) exploiting patches: response to long-term changes in travel time. Behavioral Ecology 5: 81-90.
  • Kacelnik, A. (1994). Leaf-cutting ants may be optimal foragers - reply. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 9 (2): 63.
  • Kacelnik, A. (1994). Sexualidad y Biología. Psicoanálisis 16 (2).
  • Kacelnik, A. & Bernstein, C. (1994). Modelos de optimalidad en etología. In: Etología. Introducción a la Ciencia del Comportamiento (ed. Carranza, J.), pp. 153-180, Volume 8. Universidad de Extremadura, Cáceres.
  • Cassini, M. H., Lichtenstein, G., Ongay, J. P. & Kacelnik, A. (1993). Foraging behavior in guinea-pigs: further tests of the marginal value theorem. Behavioural Processes 29 (1-2): 99-112.
  • Kacelnik, A. (1993). Leaf-cutting ants tease optimal foraging theorists. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 8 (10): 346-348.
  • Reboreda, J. C. & Kacelnik, A. (1993). The role of autoshaping in cooperative two-player games between starlings. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior 60 (1): 67-83.
  • Todd, I. A. & Kacelnik, A. (1993). Psychological mechanisms and the Marginal Value Theorem: dynamics of scalar memory for travel time. Animal Behaviour 46 (4): 765-775.
  • Brunner, D., Kacelnik, A. & Gibbon, J. (1992). Optimal foraging and timing processes in the starling, Sturnus vulgaris: Effect of inter-capture interval. Animal Behaviour 44 (4): 597-613.
  • Caraco, T., Kacelnik, A., Mesnik, N. & Smulewitz, M. (1992). Short-term rate maximization when rewards and delays covary. Animal Behaviour 44: 441-447.
  • Kacelnik, A., Bernstein, C. & Krebs, J. R. (1992). Habitat selection and predator prey dynamics - reply. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 7 (9): 313-314.
  • Kacelnik, A., Bernstein, C. & Krebs, J. R. (1992). The ideal free distribution and predator-prey interactions. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 7: 50-55.
  • Kacelnik, A. & Todd, I. A. (1992). Psychological mechanisms and the marginal value theorem effect of variability in travel time on patch exploitation. Animal Behaviour 43 (2): 313-322.
  • Beauchamp, G., Ens, B. J. & Kacelnik, A. (1991). A dynamic model of food allocation to starling Sturnus vulgaris nestlings. Behavioral Ecology 2 (1): 21-37.
  • Beauchamp, G. & Kacelnik, A. (1991). Effects of the knowledge of partners on learning rates in zebra finches Taeniopygia guttata. Animal Behaviour 41: 247-254.
  • Bernstein, C., Kacelnik, A. & Krebs, J. R. (1991). Individual decisions and the distribution of predators in a patchy environment II: The influence of travel costs and structure of the environment. Journal of Animal Ecology 60 (1): 205-226.
  • Bernstein, C, Krebs, J R & Kacelnik, A (1991). Distribution of birds among habitats: Theory and practice. In: Bird Population Studies: Relevance to Conservation and Management (eds. Perrins, C.M., Lebreton, J.-D. & Hirons, G.J.M.), pp. 317-345. Oxford University Press.
  • Krebs, J R & Kacelnik, A (1991). Decision making. In: Behavioural Ecology: An Evolutionary Approach (eds. Krebs, J.R. & Davies, N.B.), pp. 105-137. Blackwell Scientific Publishers, Oxford.
  • Reboreda, J C & Kacelnik, A (1991). Risk sensitivity in starlings: variability in food amount and food delay. Behavioral Ecology 2 (4): 301-308.
  • Beauchamp, G & Kacelnik, A (1990). On the fitness functions relating parental care to reproductive value. Journal of Theoretical Biology 146 (4): 513-522.
  • Cassini, M H, Kacelnik, A & Segura, E T (1990). The tale of the screaming hairy armadillo, the guinea-pig and the marginal value theorem. Animal Behaviour 39: 1030-1050.
  • Cuthill, I & Kacelnik, A (1990). Central place foraging: a reappraisal of the 'loading effect'. Animal Behaviour 40: 1087-1101.
  • Cuthill, I., Kacelnik, A., Krebs, J. R., Haccou, P. & Iwasa, Y. (1990). Starlings exploiting patches: the effect of recent experience on foraging decisions. Animal Behaviour 40: 625-640.
  • Kacelnik, A., Brunner, D. & Gibbon, J. (1990). Timing mechanisms in optimal foraging: some applications of Scalar Expectancy Theory. In: Behavioural Mechanisms of Food Selection (ed. Hughes, R.N.), pp. 61-82. NATO ASI Series G: Ecological Sciences, Volume 20. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, NY.
  • Kacelnik, A. & Cuthill, I. (1990). Central place foraging in starlings Sturnus vulgaris II: Food allocation to chicks. Journal of Animal Ecology 59 (2): 655-674.
  • Reboreda, J. C. & Kacelnik, A. (1990). On cooperation, tit-for-tat and mirrors. Animal Behaviour 40: 1188-1189.
  • Kacelnik, A., (1989) Review of Mangel, M., & Clark, C.W., (1989) Dynamic modelling in behavioral ecology, Princeton University Press appeared in Nature, 339: 674.
  • Kacelnik, A., (1989) Review of: Holland, J.H., Holyoak, J., Nisbett, R.E.,& Thagard, P.R., (1986) Induction: processes of inference, learning and discovery, MIT Press, in Ethology, 80: 347-348.
  • Bernstein, C., Kacelnik, A. & Krebs, J. R. (1988). Individual decisions and the distribution of predators in a patchy environment. Journal of Animal Ecology 57 (3): 1007-1026.
  • Gibbon, J., Church, R. M., Fairhurst, S. & Kacelnik, A. (1988). Scalar Expectancy Theory and choice between delayed rewards. Psychological Review 95: 102-114.
  • Houston, A., Schmid-Hempel, P. & Kacelnik, A. (1988). Foraging strategy, worker mortality, and the growth of the colony in social insects. American Naturalist 131 (1): 107-114.
  • Kacelnik, A. (1988). Short-term adjustments of parental effort in starlings. In: Acta XIX Congressus Internationalis Ornithologici, Vol II (ed. Ouellet, H.), pp. 1843-1856. University of Ottawa Press.
  • Kacelnik, A. & Bernstein, C. (1988). Optimal foraging and arbitrary food distributions: patch models gain a lease of life. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 3 (10): 251-253.
  • Commons, M. L., Kacelnik, A. & Shettleworth, S. J. (Eds). (1987). Harvard Symposium on Quantitative Analyses of Behaviour, Volume VI: Foraging. Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates.
  • Kacelnik, A. (1987). Information primacy or preference for familiar foraging techniques? A critique of Inglis & Ferguson. Animal Behaviour 35 (3): 925-926.
  • Kacelnik, A. & Bloem, G (1987). Optimalisatie van Fourageergedrag bij Spreeuwen. Vakblad voor Bioloogen (The Netherlands) 67: 117-121.
  • Kacelnik, A. & Cuthill, I. C. (1987). Starlings and optimal foraging theory: modelling in a fractal world. In: Foraging Theory (eds. Kamil, A.C., Krebs, J.R. & Pulliam, H.R.), pp. 303-333. Plenum Press, New York.
  • Kacelnik, A., Krebs, J. R. & Ens, B. (1987). Foraging in a changing environment: an experiment with starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). In: Quantitative analyses of behavior, Vol. VI: Foraging (eds. Commons, M.L., Kacelnik, A. & Shettleworth, S.J.), pp. 63-87. Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates, Hillsdale, NJ.
  • Hunter, M. L., Kacelnik, A., Roberts, J. & Vuillermoz, M. (1986). Directionality of avian vocalizations: a laboratory study. Condor 88 (3): 371-375.
  • Kacelnik, A., Houston, A. I. & Schmidt-Hempel, P. (1986). Central place foraging in honey bees: the effect of travel time and nectar flow on crop filling. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 19: 19-24.
  • Cheverton, J., Kacelnik, A. & Krebs, J. R. (1985). Optimal foraging: constraints and currencies. Fortschritte Der Zoologie 31: 109-126.
  • Kacelnik, A. & Krebs, J. R. (1985). Learning to exploit patchily distributed food. In: Behavioural ecology: ecological implications of adaptive behaviour (eds. Sibly, R.M. & Smith, R.), pp. 189-206. British Ecological Society Symposium. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.
  • Kacelnik, A. & Krebs, J. R. (1985). Rate of reinforcement matters in optimal foraging theory. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 8 (2): 340-340.
  • Schmid-Hempel, P., Kacelnik, A. & Houston, A. I. (1985). Honeybees maximize efficiency by not filling their crop. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 17: 61-66.
  • Thomas, G., Kacelnik, A. & Vandermeulen, J. (1985). The three-spined stickleback and the two-armed bandit. Behaviour 93: 227-240.
  • Hunter, M. L., Kacelnik, A., Roberts, J. & Vuillermoz, M. (1984). Directionality of avian vocalizations: a laboratory study. Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics: 177-184.
  • Kacelnik, A. (1984). Central place foraging in starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) I: Patch residence time. Journal of Animal Ecology 53: 283-299.
  • Kacelnik, A. & Houston, A. (1984). The use of evolutionary analogies and the rejection of state variables by B F Skinner. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 7 (4): 691-692.
  • Kacelnik, A. & Houston, A. I. (1984). Some effects of energy costs on foraging strategies. Animal Behaviour 32: 609-614.
  • Krebs, J. R. & Kacelnik, A. (1984). Evolutionarily stable learning strategies. A comment on Maynard-Smith. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 7: 109-110.
  • Krebs, J. R. & Kacelnik, A. (1984). Time horizons of foraging animals. In: Timing and Time Perception (eds. Gibbon, J. & Allan, L.), pp. 278-291. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Volume 423.
  • Kacelnik, A. & Krebs, J. R. (1983). The dawn chorus in the great tit (Parus major): proximate and ultimate causes. Behaviour 83: 287-309.
  • Kacelnik, A. (1984) Review of: Aspy, W.P., & Lustick, S., (1983) Behavioral Energetics: the cost of survival in vertebrates. Ohio State University Press appeared in Ibis 126(2): 261.
  • Kacelnik, A. (1985) Review of: Escalante, R. (1983) Catalogo de las Aves del Uruguayin, Intendencia Municipal de Montevideo appeared in Ibis, 127: 126.
  • Houston, A. I., Kacelnik, A. & McNamara, J. (1982). Some learning rules for acquiring information. In: Functional Ontogeny (ed. McFarland, D.J.), pp. 140-191. Pitman, Boston.
  • Kacelnik, A. (1982). Interacción etología - psicoanálisis: el punto de visita etológico. Revista Argentina de Psicología 13 (32): 9-57.
  • Kacelnik, A., Houston, A. I. & Krebs, J. R. (1981). Optimal foraging and territorial defense in the great tit (Parus major). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 8 (1): 35-40.
  • Roberts, J. P., Hunter, M. L. & Kacelnik, A. (1981). The ground effect and acoustic communication - reply. Animal Behaviour 29: 633-634.
  • Roberts, J. P., Kacelnik, A. & Hunter, M. L. (1980). Some consequences of sound interference patterns of bird song. Acoustic Letters 3: 141-146.


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