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 Is female visual signaling to male song socially regulated in brown-headed cowbirds? Dohme, King, Meredith & West. 2014, Ethology.

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 Maternal Responsiveness and the Development of Directed Vocalizing in Social Interactions. Gros-Louis , West & King. 2014,  Infancy, Volume  19, Issue 4, 385-408.

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 The individual in context: A social network approach to the study of behavior. White, King & West. 2014. Animal Behavior: How and Why Animals Do the Things They Do. Yasukawa, K & Tang-Martinez, Z. (Eds.)

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 Robust fall social displays predict spring reproductive behavior in brown-headed cowbirds (Molothrus ater ater). Kohn, King. Pott & West. 2013, 119, 1-11. Ethology.

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Robust autumn social attributes predict spring courtship skills in juvenile female brown-headed cowbirds (Molothrus ater). Kohn, King, Dohme, Meredith & West. 2013, Vol 85, 727-732. Animal Behaviour.

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In the company of cowbirds, Molothrus ater ater: Robust patterns of sociability predict reproductive performance. Kohn, King, Dohme, Meredith & West. 2013. Journal of Comparative Psychology. Vol. 127(1), 40-48.

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Social niches and sex assortment: uncovering the developmental ecology of brown-headed cowbirds, Molothrus ater. Kohn, King, Scherschel & West. 2011. Animal Behaviour, Vol 82, Issue 5, 1015-1022.

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Developmental Ecology: Platform for designing a communicaton system. West, King, Kohn. 2011. Interaction Studies. Volume 12, Issue 2. John Benjamins Publishing Company..

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Comparative perspectives on the missing link: communicative pragmatics. Gros-Louis, West, King. 2010. In The Oxford Handbook of Developmental and Comparative Neuroscience. Blumberg, M. S., Freeman, J. H., & Robinson, S. R. (Eds.),  Oxford University Press.

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Effects of singing on copulation success and egg production in brown-headed cowbirds, Molothrus ater. White, King, West, Gros-Louis & Tuttle. 2010. Behavioral Ecology, 21; 211-218.

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Birds, babies and behaving. West, M. J. 2009. In L. Drickamer and D. A. Dewsbury (Eds.), Leaders in Animal Behavior: Second Generation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Different patterns of contingent stimulation differentially affect attention span in prelinguistic infants. Miller, Ables, King, West, 2009. Infant Behavior and Development, 32, 254-261.

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Behavioral compatibility and reproductive outcomes in two distant populations of captive brown-headed cowbirds.  Freeberg, King, West, 2008. Jornal of Comparative Psychology, 122, No. 4, 437-440.

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Deconstructing innate illusions: Reflections on nature-nurture-niche from an unlikely source . West & King. 2008. Philosophical Psychology, Vol.21, No 3, June, 383-395.

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Female social networks influence male vocal development in brown-headed cowbirds (Molothrus ater). Miller, King, West, 2008. Animal Behaviour, Vol 76, Issue 3, 931-941.

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Constructing culture in cowbirds (Molothrus ater). White, Gros-Louis, King, Papakhian, West. 2007. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 121, No 2, 113-122.

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Uncovering sources of variation in female sociality: Implications for the development of social preferences in female cowbirds (Molothrus ater). Freed-Brown, King, Miller, West. 2006. Behaviour, 143, 1293-1315.

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Developmental origins of sociality in brown-headed cowbirds (Molothrus ater). Miller, Freed-Brown, White, King, West. 2006. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 120, No 3, 229-238.

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Mothers provide differential feedback to infants' prelinguistic sounds. Gros-Louis, West, Goldstein, King. 2006. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 30, No 6, 509-516.

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A method to measure the development of song preferences in female cowbirds, (Molothrus ater).  White, Gros-Louis, King, West. 2006. Animal Behaviour, 72, 181-188.

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Do juvenile males affect adult males' reproductive success in brown-headed cowbirds (Molothrus ater)?  Gros-Louis, White, King, West. 2006. Behaviour 143, 219-237.

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The development of local song preferences in female cowbirds (Molothrus ater): Flock living stimulates learning. West, King, White, Gros-Louis & Freed-Brown. Ethology. 2006. 112, 1095-1107.

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Nonvocal shaping of avian song development: Parallels to human speech development. King, West, Goldstein. 2005. Ethology, 111, 101-117.

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Singing, socializing, and the music effect.  West, King & Goldstein. 2004. In P. Marler, H. Slabbekoorn, & S. Hope (eds.), Nature's music: the science  of bird song. Cornell U. Press.

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Female proximity stimulates development of male competition in juvenile brown-headed cowbirds, (Molothrus ater). King, White & West. 2003. Animal Behaviour, 66, 817-828.

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The case for developmental ecology. West, King, White. 2003. Animal Behaviour, 66, 617-622.

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Female cowbird song perception: Evidence for plasticity of preference. King, West, White. 2003. Ethology, 109, 1-13.

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Social interaction shapes babbling: testing parallels between birdsong and speech. Goldstein, King, West. 2003. PNAS, Vol. 100, no. 13.

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Discovering culture in birds: The role of learning and development. West, King, & White. 2003. In Animal social complexity: Intelligence, culture and individualized societies (de Waal, F. B. M. & Tyack, P. L. eds). Harvard Press. 

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Female brown-headed cowbirds' (Molothrus ater) social assortment changes in response to male song: A potential source of public information. Gros-Louis, White, King & West. 2003. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 53, 163-173.

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Cultures, genes, and neurons in the development of song and singing in brown-headed cowbirds (Molothrus ater).  Freeberg, West, King, Duncan, Sengelaub.2002. Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 188: 993-1002.

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Female brown-headed cowbirds' (Molothrus ater) organization and behaviour reflects male social dynamics. West, White & King. 2002.  Animal Behaviour, 64, 377-384.

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Plasticity in adult development: Experience with young males enhances mating competence in adult male cowbirds, Molothrus ater. White, King & West. 2002. Behaviour, 139, 713-728.

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The presumption of sociality: Social learning in diverse contexts in brown-headed cowbirds (Molothrus ater). King, West & White. 2002. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 116, 173-181.

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Opening the social gateway: Early vocal and social sensitivities in Brown-headed cowbirds (Molothrus ater). White, King, Cole & West. 2002. Ethology, 108, 23-37.

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Voice recognition technology as a tool for behavioral research. White, King & Duncan. 2002. Behaviour Research Methods Instruments and Computers, 34, 1-5.

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Facultative development of courtship and communication in juvenile male cowbirds, Molothrus ater. White, King & West. 2002. Behavioral Ecology, 13, 487-496.

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The context of social learning: Association patterns in a captive flock of brown headed cowbirds (Molothrus ater). Smith, King & West. 2002. Animal Behaviour, 63, 23-35.

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The Ontogeny of Competence. West & King. 2002. In D. Lewkowicz and R. Lickliter(eds.), Conceptions of Development, NY: Psychology Press.

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Science Lies its way to the Truth. West & King. 2001. In E. M. Blass (Ed.), Handbook of Behavioral Neurobiology. Plenum Press.

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Cultural Transmission of Vocal Traditions in Cowbirds (Molothrus ater) Influences Courtship Patterns and Mate Preferences. Freeberg, King, & West. 2001. Journal of Comparative Psychology, Vol. 115, No.2, 201-211.

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A role of her own: female cowbirds, Molothrus ater, influence the development and outcome of song learning. Smith, King & West. 2000. Animal Behaviour, 60 599-609.

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Consistent Responses of Human Mothers to Prelinguistic Infants: The Efect of Prelinguistic Repertoire Size. Goldstein & West.. 1999. Journal of Comparative Psychology, Vol. 113, No. 1, 52-58.

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Visual and song nuclei correlate with courtship skills in Brown-headed Cowbirds. Hamilton, King, Sengelaub & West. 1998. Animal Behaviour, 56, 973-982.

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Dual Signaling during Mating in Brown-headed Cowbirds (Molothrus ater; Family Emberizidae/Icterinae). West, King & Freeberg. 1998. Ethology, 104, 250.

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A brain of her own: A neural correlate of song assessment in a female songbird. Hamilton, King, Sengelaub & West. 1997. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 68, 325-332.

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Social Experience Affects the Process and Outcome of Vocal Ontogeny in Two Populations of Cowbirds (Molothrus ater). King, Freeberg, & West. 1996. Journal of Comparative Psychology Vol. 110. No.3. 276-285.

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Assortative mating in captive cowbirds is predicted by social experience. Freeberg. 1996. Animal Behaviour, 1996, 52, 1129-1142.

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Social Malleability in Cowbirds (Molothrus ater artemisiae): Species and Mate Recognition in the First 2 Years of Life. Freeberg, King, & West. 1995. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 109, No. 4, 357-367.

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Mozart's Starling. West & King. 1990. American Scientist, 78, 106-114.

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Variation in species-typical behavior: A contemporary issue for comparative psychology. 1990. King & West, Dewsbury, Donald A. (Ed),  Contemporary issues in comparative psychology., (pp. 321-339). Sunderland, MA, US: Sinauer Associates, xiv, 509 pp.

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Communicating about Communicating: When Innate Is Not Enough. West, King & Duff. 1990. Developmental Psychobiology, 23(7): 585-598.

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Presence of female cowbirds (Molothrus ater ater) affects vocal imitation and improvisation in males. King & West. 1989. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 103, No. 1, 39-44.

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The Inheritance of Niches. West, King, Arberg. 1988. In E. M. Blass (Ed.), Handbook of Behavioral Neurobiology. Plenum Press.

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Searching for the functional origins of song in eastern brown-headed cowbirds, Molothrus ater ater. King & West. 1988. Animal Behaviour , 36, 1575-1588.

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Vocalizations of Juvenile Cowbirds (Molothrus ater ater) Evoke Copulatory Responses from females. West & King. 1988. Developmental Psychobiology, 21(6):543-552.

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Female visual displays afect the development of male song in the cowbird. West & King. 1988. Nature. Vol. 334. 244-46.

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Settling Nature and Nuture into an Ontogenetic Niche. West & King. 1987. Developmental Psychobiology, 20(5): 549-562.

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Song Repertoire Development in Male Cowbirds (Molothrus ater): Its Relation to Female Assessment of Song Potency. West & King.  1986. Journal of Comparative Psychology, Vol. 100. No. 3, 296-303.

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Female Cowbird Song Perception: Evidence for Different Developmental Programs within the same Subspecies. King, West & Eastzer. 1986. Ethology, 72, 89-98.

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Social Guidance of Vocal Learning by Female Cowbirds: Validating its Functional Significance. West & King. 1985. Z. Tierpsychol., 70, 225-235.

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Epigenesis of cowbird song--A joint endeavour of males and females. King & West. 1983. Nature. Vol. 305, No. 5936, pp. 704-706.

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The Cowbird: Reflections on Development from an Unlikely Source. West, King & Eastzer. 1981. American Scientist, 69, 56-66

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An Experimental Investigation of the Bioacoustics of Cowbird Song.  King, West, Eastzer & Staddon. 1981. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol 9, 211-217.

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The Young Cowbird: Average or Optimal Nestling? Eastzer, Chu & King. 1980. Condor, 82:417-425.

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Enriching Cowbird Song by Social Deprivation. West & King. 1980, Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology.Vol. 94, No.2, 263-270.

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Species Identification in the North American Cowbird: Appropriate Responses to Abnormal Song. King & West. March 1977, Science, Volume 195, pp. 1002-1004.