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Microsoft ClipArt BooksChapters, Reviews and Essays

Here is a selection of integrative papers that reflect our goal of contributing new knowledge and ideas, especially in organismal and integrative science.



Selected Publications

Alberts, J. R. (1976). Olfactory contributions to behavioral development in rodents. In R. L. Doty (Ed.), Mammalian olfaction, reproductive processes, and behavior (pp. 67-93). New York: Academic Press.

Alberts, J. R. (1981). Ontogeny of olfaction: Reciprocal roles of sensation and behavior in the development of perception. In R. N. Aslin, J. R. Alberts & M. R. Petersen (Eds.), Development of perception: Psychobiological perspectives (Vol. 1, pp. 321-357). New York: Academic Press.

Alberts, J. R. (1982). Ontogeny of olfaction: Issues and perspectives from contemporary research. In W. Breipohl (Ed.), Olfaction and endocrine regulation. London: IRL Press.

Alberts, J. R., & Gubernick, D. J. (1983). Reciprocity and resource exchange: A symbiotic model of parent-offspring relations. In L. Rosenblum & H. Moltz (Eds.), Symbiosis in parent-offspring interactions. (pp. 7-44). New York: Plenum.

Alberts, J. R. (1984). Ontogeny of social recognition: An essay in mechanism and metaphor in behavioral development. In E. S. Gollin (Ed.), Comparative development of adaptive skills: Evolutionary implications (pp. 65-99). New Jersey: L. Erlbaum Assoc.

Alberts, J. R. (1984). Sensory perceptual development in the Norway rat: A view toward comparative studies. In R. Kail & N. Spear (Eds.), Comparative perspectives on memory development (pp. 65-101). New York: Plenum.

Alberts, J. R. (1986). New views of parent-offspring relationships. In W. T. Greenough & J. Juraska (Eds.), Developmental neuropsychobiology (pp. 450-478). New York: Academic Press.

Alberts, J. R. (1987). Early learning and ontogenetic adaption. In N. A. Krasnegor, E. M. Blass, M. A. Hofer & W. P. Smotherman (Eds.), Perinatal Development: A psychobiological perspective (pp. 11-37). New York: Academic Press.

Alberts, J. R., & Cramer, C. P. (1988). Ecology and experience: Sources of means and meaning of developmental change. In E. M. Blass (Ed.), Handbook of behavioral neurobiology (Vol. 9, pp. 1-39). New York: Plenum Publishing Corp.

Malacinski, G., Neff, A., Alberts, J., & Souza, K. (1989). Developmental biology moves into the realm of outer space. BioScience, 39, 314-320.

Alberts, J. R., & Decsy, G. J. (1990). Terms of endearment. Developmental Psychobiology, 23(7), 569-584.

Alberts, J. R., & Gubernick, D. J. (1990). Functional organization of dyadic and triadic parent-offspring systems. In N. Krasnegor & S. Bridges (Eds.), Mammalian parenting. New York: Oxford University Press.

Alberts, J. R., & Ronca, A. E. (1993). Fetal experience revealed by rats: Psychobiological insights. Early Human Development, 35, 153-166.

Ronca, A. E., & Alberts, J. R. (1995). Maternal contributions to fetal experience and the transition from prenatal to postnatal life. In J.-P. Lecanuet, N. A. Krasnegor & W. P. Smotherman (Eds.), Fetal behavior: A psychobiological perspective (pp. 331-351). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Alberts, J. R., & Ronca, A. E. (1996). Fetal behavior in developmental psychobiology. Developmental Psychobiology, 29(3), 185-190.

Blumberg, M. S., & Alberts, J. R. (1997). Incidental emissions, fortuitous effects, and the origins of communication. In N. Thompson & D. Owings (Eds.), Perspectives in Ethology (pp. 225-249). New York: Plenum.

Alberts, J. R. (2002). Simply complex: Essentialism trumps reductionism. Current Neurology and Neurosciences Reports, 2(5), 379-381.

Alberts, J. R. (2005). Infancy. In I. Q. Whishaw & B. Kolb (Eds.), The behavior of the laboratory rat: A handbook with tests (pp. 266-277). New York: Oxford University Press.

Alberts, J. R., & Ronca, A. E. (2005). Development as adaptation: A paradigm for gravitational and space biology. In G. Sonnenfeld (Ed.), Experimentation with animal models in space (Vol. 10, Advances in space biology and medicine, pp. 175-207). Netherlands: Elsevier.

Farrell, W. J., & Alberts, J. R. (2007). Rat behavioral thermoregulation integrates with nonshivering thermogenesis during postnatal development. Behavioral Neuroscience, 121(6), 1333-1341.

Alberts, J. R., & Schank, J. C. (2009). Multilevel development: Ontogeny of group and individual behavior. In M. Blumberg, J. Freeman & S. R. Robinson (Eds.), Handbook of Behavioral Neuroscience (pp. 475-498). New York: Oxford University Press.

Kojima, S., & Alberts, J. R. (2009). Maternal care can rapidly induce an odor-guided huddling preference in rat pups. Developmental Psychobiology, 51(1), 95-105.