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Keywords: Group size
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (10): jeb190868.
Published: 24 May 2019
... in behaviours in social insects and I review neural correlates accompanying the changes in behavioural flexibility. I propose the hypothesis that the positive scaling between group size and the intensity of task specialisation, a relationship consistently reported both within and between taxa, may rely...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (5): jeb187005.
Published: 4 March 2019
... ) females in two group sizes (pairs versus groups of four) and studied the effects on their offspring under matched and mismatched conditions. We measured F1 body mass, reproduction, and plasma levels of androgens and corticosterone. F1 group housing led to an increase in body mass. In addition, F1 group...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (21): 3321–3328.
Published: 1 November 2016
... the effects of nest use and group size on roosting energy costs. These 50 g cooperatively breeding passerine birds of outback Australia breed from late winter to early summer and roost in huddles of up to 20 in single-chambered nests. We measured babbler metabolism at three ecologically relevant temperatures...
Includes: Supplementary data