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Professor Melissa Bateson
Ryan Nolan
A Refined Method for Studying Foraging Behaviour and Body Mass in Group-Housed European Starlings2022
Professor Melissa Bateson
Historical museum samples enable the examination of divergent and parallel evolution during invasion2022
Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor Melissa Bateson
Exposure to food insecurity increases energy storage and reduces somatic maintenance in European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris)2021
Dr Jackie Shinwell
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Daniel Nettle
Gillian Pepper
Food insecurity and patterns of dietary intake in a sample of UK adults2021
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Clare Andrews
Dr Jonathon Dunn
Charlotte Egger
Francesca Gray
et al.
Food insecurity increases energetic efficiency, not food consumption: An exploratory study in European starlings2021
Professor Melissa Bateson
Measuring Behaviour: An Introductory Guide2021
Oluwaseun Iyasere
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Andrew Beard
Dr Jonathan Guy
Provision of Additional Cup Drinkers Mildly Alleviated Moderate Heat Stress Conditions in Broiler Chickens2021
Dr Clare Andrews
Dr Jonathon Dunn
Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor Melissa Bateson
Time perception and patience: individual differences in interval timing precision predict choice impulsivity in European starlings, Sturnus vulgaris2021
Oluwaseun Iyasere
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Andrew Beard
Dr Jonathan Guy
Which factor is more important: Intensity or duration of episodic heat stress on broiler chickens?2021
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Colline Poirier
Can biomarkers of biological age be used to assess cumulative lifetime experience?2019
Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor Melissa Bateson
Consequences of measurement error in qPCR telomere data: A simulation study2019
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Daniel Nettle
Controlling for baseline telomere length biases estimates of the rate of telomere attrition2019
Dr Annie Poll
Dr Clare Andrews
Thomas Bedford
Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor Melissa Bateson
et al.
Developmental history and stress responsiveness are related to response inhibition, but not judgement bias, in a cohort of European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris)2019
Dr Jonathon Dunn
Dr Clare Andrews
Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor Melissa Bateson
Developmental history, energetic state and choice impulsivity in European starlings, Sturnus vulgaris2019
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Daniel Nettle
Food insecurity moderates the acute effect of subjective socioeconomic status on food consumption2019
Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor Melissa Bateson
Food-Insecure Women Eat a Less Diverse Diet in a More Temporally Variable Way: Evidence from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2013-42019
Dr Colline Poirier
Caitlin Oliver
Janire Castellano Bueno
Emeritus Professor Paul Flecknell
Professor Melissa Bateson
et al.
Pacing behaviour in laboratory macaques is an unreliable indicator of acute stress2019
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Carmen Martin-Ruiz
Gillian Pepper
Professor Thomas von Zglinicki
Professor Daniel Nettle
et al.
Smoking does not accelerate leucocyte telomere attrition: A meta-analysis of 18 longitudinal cohorts2019
Dr Colline Poirier
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Fabio Gualtieri
Elena Armstrong
Grace Laws
et al.
Validation of hippocampal biomarkers of cumulative affective experience2019
Dr Clare Andrews
Professor Daniel Nettle
Thomas Bedford
Professor Melissa Bateson
A marker of biological ageing predicts adult risk preference in European starlings, Sturnus vulgaris2018
Menno Van Berkel
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Daniel Nettle
Dr Jonathon Dunn
Can starlings use a reliable cue of future food deprivation to adaptively modify foraging and fat reserves?2018
Dr Annie Poll
Dr Clare Andrews
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Daniel Nettle
Chronological age, biological age, and individual variation in the stress response in the European starling: A follow-up study2018
Dr Jonathon Dunn
Dr Clare Andrews
Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor Melissa Bateson
Early-life begging effort reduces adult body mass but strengthens behavioural defence of the rate of energy intake in European starlings2018
Dr Jonathon Dunn
Dr Clare Andrews
Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor Melissa Bateson
Evaluating the cyclic ratio schedule as an assay of feeding behaviour in the European starling (Sturnus vulgaris)2018
Professor Daniel Nettle
Mona Joly
Professor Melissa Bateson
Opportunistic food consumption in relation to childhood and adult food insecurity: An exploratory correlational study2018
Gillian Pepper
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Daniel Nettle
Telomeres as integrative markers of exposure to stress and adversity: A systematic review and meta-analysis2018
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Daniel Nettle
Why are there associations between telomere length and behaviour?2018
Dr Clare Andrews
Professor Daniel Nettle
Dr Ben Brilot
Thomas Bedford
Professor Melissa Bateson
et al.
A marker of biological age explains individual variation in the strength of the adult stress response2017
Professor Daniel Nettle
Dr Clare Andrews
Professor Melissa Bateson
Adaptive principles of weight regulation: Insufficient, but perhaps necessary, for understanding obesity2017
Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor Melissa Bateson
Childhood and adult socioeconomic position interact to predict health in mid life in a cohort of British women2017
Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor Melissa Bateson
Detecting telomere elongation in longitudinal datasets: Analysis of a proposal by Simons, Stulp and Nakagawa2017
Vikki Neville
Dr Clare Andrews
Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dissociating the effects of alternative early-life feeding schedules on the development of adult depression-like phenotypes2017
Katie Rowberry
Professor Melissa Bateson
Do horses with poor welfare show 'pessimistic' cognitive biases?2017
Professor Daniel Nettle
Dr Clare Andrews
Thomas Bedford
Claire Kolenda
Dr Craig Parker
et al.
Early-life adversity accelerates cellular ageing and affects adult inflammation: Experimental evidence from the European starling2017
Thomas Bedford
Caroline Oliver
Dr Clare Andrews
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Daniel Nettle
et al.
Effects of early-life adversity and sex on dominance in European starlings2017
Oluwaseun Iyasere
Dr Andrew Beard
Dr Jonathan Guy
Professor Melissa Bateson
Elevated levels of the stress hormone, corticosterone, cause ‘pessimistic’ judgment bias in broiler chickens2017
Professor Daniel Nettle
Dr Clare Andrews
Professor Melissa Bateson
Food insecurity as a driver of obesity in humans: The insurance hypothesis2017
Barbara-Anne Robertson
Giselda Cirillo
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Timothy Boswell
Dr Tom Smulders
et al.
Food restriction reduces neurogenesis in the avian hippocampal formation2017
Dr Colline Poirier
Professor Melissa Bateson
Pacing stereotypies in laboratory rhesus macaques: Implications for animal welfare and the validity of neuroscientific findings2017
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Daniel Nettle
The telomere lengthening conundrum – it could be biology2017
Oluwaseun Iyasere
Emerita Professor Sandra Edwards
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Jonathan Guy
Validation of an intramuscularly-implanted microchip and a surface infrared thermometer to estimate core body temperature in broiler chickens exposed to heat stress2017
Professor Melissa Bateson
Attention bias to threat indicates anxiety differences in sheep2016
Professor Daniel Nettle
Dr Clare Andrews
Thomas Bedford
Annie Gott
Dr Craig Parker
et al.
Brood size moderates associations between relative size, telomere length, and immune development in European starling nestlings2016
Professor Melissa Bateson
Cumulative stress in research animals: Telomere attrition as a biomarker in a welfare context?2016
Professor Melissa Bateson
Optimistic and pessimistic biases: a primer for behavioural ecologists2016
Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor Melissa Bateson
Adaptive developmental plasticity: what is it, how can we recognize it and when can it evolve?2015
Professor Daniel Nettle
Dr Ben Brilot
Thomas Bedford
Professor Melissa Bateson
An experimental demonstration that early-life competitive disadvantage accelerates telomere loss2015
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Daniel Nettle
Development of a cognitive bias methodology for measuring low mood in chimpanzees2015
Professor Daniel Nettle
Dr Clare Andrews
Dr Ben Brilot
Thomas Bedford
Professor Melissa Bateson
et al.
Developmental and familial predictors of adult cognitive traits in the European starling2015
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Ben Brilot
Professor Daniel Nettle
Developmental telomere attrition predicts impulsive decision-making in adult starlings2015
Dr Clare Andrews
Jeremie Viviani
Thomas Bedford
Dr Ben Brilot
Professor Daniel Nettle
et al.
Early life adversity increases foraging and information gathering in European starlings, Sturnus vulgaris2015
Dan O'Hagan
Dr Clare Andrews
Thomas Bedford
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Daniel Nettle
et al.
Early life disadvantage strengthens flight performance trade-offs in European starlings, Sturnus vulgaris2015
Professor Melissa Bateson
Exploration versus exploitation in space, mind, and society2015
Professor Melissa Bateson
Melissa Bateson2015
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Daniel Nettle
Opposite Effects of Early-Life Competition and Developmental Telomere Attrition on Cognitive Biases in Juvenile European Starlings2015
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Daniel Nettle
Watching eyes on potential litter can reduce littering: evidence from two field experiments2015
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Candy Rowe
Better the devil you know: Avian predators find variation in prey toxicity aversive2014
Moe Fathi
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Daniel Nettle
Effects of Watching Eyes and Norm Cues on Charitable Giving in a Surreptitious Behavioral Experiment2014
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Martin Tovee
Hannah George
Dr Piers Cornelissen
Humans are not fooled by size illusions in attractiveness judgements2014
Professor Melissa Bateson
Measuring Motivation for Appetitive Behaviour: Food-Restricted Broiler Breeder Chickens Cross a Water Barrier to Forage in an Area of Wood Shavings without Food2014
Professor Melissa Bateson
Of (stressed) mice and men2014
Louise Bloxham
Professor Melissa Bateson
Thomas Bedford
Dr Ben Brilot
Professor Daniel Nettle
et al.
The memory of hunger: developmental plasticity of dietary selectivity in the European starling, Sturnus vulgaris2014
Dr Jill Hunter
Dr Jacqueline Butterworth
Professor Neil Perkins
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Claire Richardson
et al.
Using body temperature, food and water consumption as biomarkers of disease progression in mice with Eμ-myc lymphoma2014
Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor Melissa Bateson
Bottom of the Heap: Having Heavier Competitors Accelerates Early-Life Telomere Loss in the European Starling, Sturnus vulgaris2013
Professor Melissa Bateson
Can starling eggs be useful as a biomonitoring tool to study organohalogenated contaminants on a worldwide scale?2013
Professor Melissa Bateson
Conditioned place preference or aversion as animal welfare assessment tools: Limitations in their application2013
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Daniel Nettle
Do Images of 'Watching Eyes' Induce Behaviour That Is More Pro-Social or More Normative? A Field Experiment on Littering2013
Gesa Feenders
Professor Melissa Bateson
Effects of developmental history on the behavioural responses of European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) to laboratory husbandry2013
Dr Gesa Feenders
Professor Melissa Bateson
Hand rearing affects emotional responses but not basic cognitive performance in European starlings2013
Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor Melissa Bateson
Responses of chimpanzees to cues of conspecific observation2013
Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor Melissa Bateson
The watching eyes effect in the Dictator Game: it's not how much you give, it's being seen to give something2013
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Lucy Asher
Dr Susan Healy
Context-dependent decisions among options varying in a single dimension.2012
Professor Daniel Nettle
Kenneth Nott
Professor Melissa Bateson
'Cycle Thieves, We Are Watching You': Impact of a Simple Signage Intervention against Bicycle Theft2012
Craig Barnett
Dr John Skelhorn
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Candy Rowe
Educated predators make strategic decisions to eat defended prey according to their toxin content2012
Dr Catherine Douglas
Professor Melissa Bateson
Emerita Professor Sandra Edwards
Environmental enrichment induces optimistic cognitive biases in pigs2012
Gesa Feenders
Professor Melissa Bateson
The development of stereotypic behavior in caged european starlings, Sturnus vulgaris2012
Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor Melissa Bateson
The Evolutionary Origins of Mood and Its Disorders2012
Dr Ben Brilot
Professor Melissa Bateson
Water bathing alters threat perception in starlings2012
Dr Ben Brilot
Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor Mark Whittingham
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Jenny Read
et al.
When is general wariness favored in avoiding multiple predators?2012
Emeritus Professor Paul Flecknell
Dr Matthew Leach
Professor Melissa Bateson
Affective state and quality of life in mice2011
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Sasha Gartside
Professor Geraldine Wright
Agitated honeybees exhibit pessimistic cognitive biases2011
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Ben Brilot
Professor Daniel Nettle
Anxiety: An Evolutionary Approach2011
Dr Ben Brilot
Professor Melissa Bateson
Cognitive bias in the chick anxiety-depression model2011
Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor Melissa Bateson
Effects of eye images on everyday cooperative behavior: a field experiment2011
Dr Matthew Leach
Professor Melissa Bateson
Environmental enrichment induces optimistic cognitive bias in rats2011
Dr Gesa Feenders
Kristel Klaus
Professor Melissa Bateson
Fear and Exploration in European Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris): A Comparison of Hand-Reared and Wild-Caught Birds2011
Dr Gesa Feenders
Professor Melissa Bateson
Hand-Rearing Reduces Fear of Humans in European Starlings, Sturnus vulgaris2011
Professor Melissa Bateson
Rational choice behaviour: definitions and evidence.2010
Dr Ben Brilot
Professor Lucy Asher
Professor Melissa Bateson
Stereotyping starlings are more 'pessimistic'2010
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Lucy Asher
The European starling2010
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Gesa Feenders
The Use of Passerine Bird Species in Laboratory Research: Implications of Basic Biology for Husbandry and Welfare2010
Professor Lucy Asher
Professor Melissa Bateson
An empirical investigation of two assumptions of motivation testing in captive starlings (Sturnus vulgaris): Do animals have an energy budget to 'spend'? and does cost reduce demand?2009
Dr Ben Brilot
Professor Melissa Bateson
Can we use starlings' aversion to eyespots as the basis for a novel 'cognitive bias' task?2009
Dr Piers Cornelissen
Dr Martin Tovee
Professor Melissa Bateson
Patterns of subcutaneous fat deposition and the relationship between body mass index and waist-to-hip ratio: Implications for models of physical attractiveness2009
Dr Ben Brilot
Professor Lucy Asher
Dr Gesa Feenders
Professor Melissa Bateson
Quantification of abnormal repetitive behaviour in captive European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris)2009
Professor Lucy Asher
Dr Catherine Douglas
Dr Mike Cox
Professor Melissa Bateson
The effects of cage volume and cage shape on the condition and behaviour of captive European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris)2009
Dr Ben Brilot
Professor Lucy Asher
Professor Melissa Bateson
Water bathing alters the speed-accuracy trade-off of escape flights in European starlings2009
Dr Stephanie Matheson
Professor Lucy Asher
Professor Melissa Bateson
Larger, enriched cages are associated with 'optimistic' response biases in captive European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris)2008
Professor Lucy Asher
Professor Melissa Bateson
Use and husbandry of captive European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) in scientific research: A review of current practice2008
Kathryn Smith
Dr Martin Tovee
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Mike Cox
Dr Piers Cornelissen
et al.
An analysis of body shape attractiveness based on image statistics: Evidence for a dissociation between expressions of preference and shape discrimination2007
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Piers Cornelissen
Dr Martin Tovee
Methodological issues in judgements of female body Attractiveness2007
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Stephanie Matheson
Performance on a categorisation task suggests that removal of environmental enrichment induces 'pessimism' in captive European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris)2007
Craig Barnett
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Candy Rowe
State-dependent decision making: educated predators strategically trade off the costs and benefits of consuming aposematic prey2007
Professor Melissa Bateson
Comparative evaluation in mate choice2006
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Daniel Nettle
Dr Gilbert Roberts
Cues of being watched enhance cooperation in a real-world setting2006
Professor Melissa Bateson
Single-trials analyses demonstrate that increases in clock speed contribute to the methamphetamine-induced horizontal shifts in peak-interval timing functions2006
Dr Joanne Henderson
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Susan Healy
Timing in free-living rufous hummingbirds, Selasphorus rufus2006
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Susan Healy
Comparative evaluation and its implications for mate choice2005
Professor Melissa Bateson
Mechanisms of decision-making and the interpretation of choice tests2004
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Susan Healy
Context-dependent foraging decisions in rufous hummingbirds2003
Professor Melissa Bateson
Context-dependent foraging choices in risk-sensitive starlings2002
Professor Melissa Bateson
Dr Susan Healy
Irrational choices in hummingbird foraging behaviour2002
Professor Melissa Bateson
Post-weaning feeding problems in young domestic cats - A new hypothesis2002
Professor Melissa Bateson
Recent advances in our understanding of risk-sensitive foraging preferences2002
Dr Anna Baragiotta
Wendy Craig
Emeritus Professor Oliver James
Dr Denis Burke
Professor Melissa Bateson
et al.
Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH), in men2001
Wendy Craig
Emeritus Professor Oliver James
Dr Denis Burke
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Margaret Bassendine
et al.
Is the revised international autoimmune hepatitis group (IAHG) scoring system useful?2001
Dr Anna Baragiotta
Emeritus Professor Oliver James
Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor Margaret Bassendine
Validation of the revised International Autoimmune Hepatitis Group (IAHG) scoring system: Experience in the north of England2001
Professor Melissa Bateson
Contrafreeloading in starlings: Testing the information hypothesis1999