Publications of the Group

Publications of the Group

Journal Article (41)

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    Rattenborg, N. C.: Sleeping on the wing. Interface Focus 7 (1), 20160082 (2017)
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    Scriba, M. F.; Gasparini, J.; Jacquin, L.; Mettke-Hofmann, C.; Rattenborg, N. C.; Roulin, A.: The effect of food quality during growth on spatial memory consolidation in adult pigeons. The Journal of Experimental Biology 220, pp. 573 - 581 (2017)
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    Tisdale, R. K.; Vyssotski, A. L.; Lesku, J. A.; Rattenborg, N. C.: Sleep-related electrophysiology and behavior of tinamous (Eudromia elegans): Tinamous do not sleep like ostriches. Brain, behavior and evolution: official journal of the J. B. Johnston Club 89 (4), pp. 249 - 261 (2017)
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    Aulsebrook, A. E.; Jones, T. M.; Rattenborg, N. C.; Roth II, T. C.; Lesku, J. A.: Sleep ecophysiology: Integrating neuroscience and ecology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31 (8), pp. 590 - 599 (2016)
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    Chan, A.; Li, S.; Lee, A. R.; Leung, J.; Yip, A.; Bird, J.; Godden, K. E.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.; Rattenborg, N. C.; Balaban, E. et al.; Pompeiano, M.: Activation of state-regulating neurochemical systems in newborn and embryonic chicks. Neuroscience 339, pp. 219 - 234 (2016)
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    Rattenborg, N. C.; Voirin, B.; Cruz, S. M.; Tisdale, R. K.; Dell’Omo, G.; Lipp, H.-P.; Wikelski, M.; Vyssotski, A. L.: Evidence that birds sleep in mid-flight. Nature Communications 7, 12468 (2016)
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    Slater, G.; Cui, P.; Forasiepi, A. M.; Lenz, D.; Tsangaras, K.; Voirin, B.; de Moraes-Barros, N.; MacPhee, R. D. E.; Greenwood, A. D.: Evolutionary relationships among extinct and extant sloths: The evidence of mitogenomes and retroviruses. Genome biology and evolution 8 (3), pp. 607 - 621 (2016)
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    Beckers, G. J. L.; Rattenborg, N. C.: An in depth view of avian sleep. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 50, pp. 120 - 127 (2015)
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    Kelly, M. L.; Peters, R. A.; Tisdale, R. K.; Lesku, J. A.: Unihemispheric sleep in crocodilians? The Journal of Experimental Biology 218, pp. 3175 - 3178 (2015)
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    Rattenborg, N. C.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.: Avian versus mammalian sleep: the fruits of comparing apples and oranges. Current Sleep Medicine Reports 1 (1), pp. 55 - 63 (2015)
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    Voirin, B.: Biology and conservation of the pygmy sloth, Bradypus pygmaeus. Journal of Mammalogy 96 (4), pp. 703 - 707 (2015)
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    Beckers, G. J. L.; van der Meij, J.; Lesku, J. A.; Rattenborg, N. C.: Plumes of neuronal activity propagate in three dimensions through the nuclear avian brain. BMC Biology 12, 16 (2014)
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    Lesku, J. A.; Rattenborg, N. C.: Avian sleep. Current Biology 24 (1), pp. R12 - R14 (2014)
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    Scriba, M. F.; Rattenborg, N. C.; Dreiss, A.; Vyssotski, A. L.; Roulin, A.: Sleep and vigilance linked to melanism in wild barn owls. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27 (10), pp. 2057 - 2068 (2014)
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    Voirin, B.; Scriba, M. F.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.; Vyssotski, A. L.; Wikelski, M.; Rattenborg, N. C.: Ecology and Neurophysiology of Sleep in Two Wild Sloth Species. Sleep 37 (4), pp. 753 - 761 (2014)
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    Rattenborg, N. C.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.: Episodic-like memory and divergent brain systems in mammals and birds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 110 (40), E3741 (2013)
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    Scriba, M. F.; Ducrest, A.-L.; Henry, I.; Vyssotski, A. L.; Rattenborg, N. C.; Roulin, A.: Linking melanism to brain development: expression of a melanism-related gene in barn owl feather follicles covaries with sleep ontogeny. Frontiers in Zoology 10, 42 (2013)
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    Scriba, M. F.; Harmening, W. M.; Mettke-Hofmann, C.; Vyssotski, A. L.; Roulin, A.; Wagner, H.; Rattenborg, N. C.: Evaluation of two minimally invasive techniques for electroencephalogram recording in wild or freely behaving animals. Journal of Comparative Physiology A-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology 199 (3), pp. 183 - 189 (2013)
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    Lesku, J. A.; Rattenborg, N. C.; Valcu, M.; Vyssotski, A. L.; Kuhn, S.; Kuemmeth, F.; Heidrich, W.; Kempenaers, B.: Adaptive Sleep Loss in Polygynous Pectoral Sandpipers. Science 337 (6102), pp. 1654 - 1658 (2012)
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    Pennycuick, C. J.; Fast, P. L. F.; Ballerstaedt, N.; Rattenborg, N. C.: The effect of an external transmitter on the drag coefficient of a bird's body, and hence on migration range, and energy reserves after migration. Journal of Ornithology 153 (3), pp. 633 - 644 (2012)
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    Rattenborg, N. C.; Lima, S. L.; Lesku, J. A.: Sleep Locally, Act Globally. Neuroscientist 18 (5), pp. 533 - 546 (2012)
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    Rattenborg, N. C.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.: Developmental Neurobiology: Awakening the Brain for the First Time. Current Biology 22 (10), pp. R398 - R400 (2012)
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    Schuster, S.; Zollinger, S. A.; Lesku, J. A.; Brumm, H.: On the evolution of noise-dependent vocal plasticity in birds. Biology Letters 8 (6), pp. 913 - 916 (2012)
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    Lesku, J. A.; Meyer, L. C. R.; Fuller, A.; Maloney, S. K.; Dell'Omo, G.; Vyssotski, A. L.; Rattenborg, N. C.: Ostriches sleep like platypuses. PLoS One 6 (8), e23203 (2011)
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    Lesku, J. A.; Vyssotski, A. L.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.; Wilzeck, C.; Rattenborg, N. C.: Local sleep homeostasis in the avian brain: convergence of sleep function in mammals and birds? Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 278 (1717), pp. 2419 - 2428 (2011)
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    Rattenborg, N. C.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.: A bird-brain view of episodic memory. Behavioural Brain Research 222 (1), pp. 236 - 245 (2011)
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    Rattenborg, N. C.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.; Roth, T. C.,. I.; Pravosudov, V. V.: Hippocampal memory consolidation during sleep: a comparison of mammals and birds. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 86 (3), pp. 658 - 691 (2011)
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    Roth, T. C.,. I.; Rattenborg, N. C.; Pravosudov, V. V.: The ecological relevance of sleep: the trade-off between sleep, memory and energy conservation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 365 (1542), pp. 945 - 959 (2010)
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    Lesku, J. A.; Roth, T. C.,. I.; Rattenborg, N. C.; Amlaner, C. J.; Lima, S. L.: History and future of comparative analyses in sleep research. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 33 (7), pp. 1024 - 1036 (2009)
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    Rattenborg, N. C.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.; Lesku, J. A.: Avian sleep homeostasis: Convergent evolution of complex brains, cognition and sleep functions in mammals and birds. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 33 (3), pp. 253 - 270 (2009)
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    Lesku, J. A.; Bark, R. J.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.; Rattenborg, N. C.; Amlaner, C. J.; Lima, S. L.: Predator-induced plasticity in sleep architecture in wild-caught Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus). Behavioural Brain Research 189 (2), pp. 298 - 305 (2008)
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    Lesku, J. A.; Roth, T. C.,. I.; Rattenborg, N. C.; Amlaner, C. J.; Lima, S. L.: Phylogenetics and the correlates of mammalian sleep: A reappraisal. Sleep Medicine Reviews 12 (3), pp. 229 - 244 (2008)
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    Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.; Lesku, J. A.; Rattenborg, N. C.: Increased EEG spectral power density during sleep following short-term sleep deprivation in pigeons (Columba livia): evidence for avian sleep homeostasis. Journal of Sleep Research 17 (2), pp. 140 - 153 (2008)
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    Newman, S. M.; Paletz, E. M.; Rattenborg, N. C.; Obermeyer, W. H.; Benca, R. M.: Sleep deprivation in the pigeon using the Disk-Over-Water method. Physiology & Behavior 93 (1-2), pp. 50 - 58 (2008)
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    Rattenborg, N. C.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.; Lesku, J. A.; Scriba, M. F.: A bird's eye view of sleep. Science 322 (5901), p. 527 - 527 (2008)
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    Rattenborg, N. C.; Voirin, B.; Vyssotski, A. L.; Kays, R. W.; Spoelstra, K.; Kuemmeth, F.; Heidrich, W.; Wikelski, M.: Sleeping outside the box: electroencephalographic measures of sleep in sloths inhabiting a rainforest. Biology Letters 4 (4), pp. 402 - 405 (2008)
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    Lima, S. L.; Rattenborg, N. C.: A behavioural shutdown can make sleeping safer: a strategic perspective on the function of sleep. Animal Behaviour 74 (2), pp. 189 - 197 (2007)
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    Rattenborg, N. C.: Response to commentary on evolution of slow-wave sleep and palliopallial connectivity in mammals and birds: A hypothesis. Brain Research Bulletin 72 (4-6), pp. 187 - 193 (2007)
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    Rattenborg, N. C.; Lesku, J. A.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.; Lima, S. L.: The non-trivial functions of sleep. Sleep Medicine Reviews 11 (5), pp. 405 - 409 (2007)
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    Rattenborg, N. C.: Evolution of slow-wave sleep and palliopallial connectivity in mammals and birds: A hypothesis. Brain Research Bulletin 69 (1), pp. 20 - 29 (2006)
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    Rattenborg, N. C.: Do birds sleep in flight? Die Naturwissenschaften 93 (9), pp. 413 - 425 (2006)

Book Chapter (9)

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    Blumberg, M. S.; Rattenborg, N. C.: Decomposing the evolution of sleep: Comparative and developmental approaches. In: Evolution of Nervous Systems, Vol. 3, 2 Ed., pp. 523 - 545 (Ed. Kaas, J.). Elsevier, Oxford (2017)
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    Lesku, J. A.; Rattenborg, N. C.: Sleep in birds. In: Encyclopedia of Sleep, pp. 51 - 56 (Ed. Kushida, C. A.). Academic Press, Oxford (2013)
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    Rattenborg, N. C.: Convergent evolution of REM sleep in mammals and birds. In: Encyclopedia of Sleep and Dreams, pp. 169 - 171 (Eds. Barrett, D.; McNamara, P.). Greenwood, Santa Barbara (2012)
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    Rattenborg, N. C.; Lesku, J. A.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.: Evolutionary perspectives on the function of REM sleep. In: Rapid Eye Movement Sleep: Regulation and Function, pp. 58 - 70 (Eds. Mallick, B. N.; Pandi-Perumal, S. R.; McCarley, R. W.; Morrison, A. R.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (2011)
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    Rattenborg, N. C.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.: Evolution des Schlafes. In: Kompendium Schlafmedizin, pp. 69 - 77 (Eds. Schulz, H.; Geisler, P.; Rodenbeck, A.). Ecomed, Landsberg (2011)
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    Rattenborg, N. C.; Amlaner, C. J.: A bird's-eye view of the function of sleep. In: Evolution of sleep: phylogenetic and functional perspectives., pp. 145 - 171 (Eds. McNamara, P.; Barton, R. A.; Nunn, C. L.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (2010)
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    Amlaner, C. J.; Lesku, J. A.; Rattenborg, N. C.: The evolution of sleep. In: Basics of Sleep Guide, 2nd Ed., pp. 11 - 19 (Eds. Amlaner, C. J.; Fuller, P. M.). Sleep Research Society, Westchester (2009)
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    Lesku, J. A.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.; Rattenborg, N. C.: Phylogeny and ontogeny of sleep. In: The Neuroscience of Sleep, pp. 61 - 69 (Eds. Stickgold, R.; Walker, M. P.). Academic Press, Oxford (2009)
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    Lesku, J. A.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.; Rattenborg, N. C.: Sleep and sleep states: phylogeny and ontogeny. In: Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, pp. 963 - 971 (Ed. Squire, L. R.). Oxford Academic Press, Oxford (2009)
 
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