Developmental Stress Pubs

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Crino, OL and CW Breuner (2015) Developmental stress: evidence for positive phenotypic and fitness effects in birds. Journal of Ornithology DOI: 10.1007/s10336-015-1236-z

Crino, OL, CT Prather, SC Driscoll, JM Good, and CW Breuner (2014) Developmental stress increases reproductive success in male zebra finches Proceedings of the Royal Society, B 281:20141266;; this paper was highlighted at

Crino, OL, SC Driscoll, R Ton, and CW Breuner (2014) Corticosterone exposure during development improves performance on a novel foraging task in zebra finches.  Animal Behavior 91:27-32

Crino, OL, SC Driscoll, and CW Breuner (2014) Developmental stress has sustained but not lifelong effects on body size and total and free corticosterone responses in the zebra finch.  General and Comparative Endocrinology 196:123-129

Whitman, BA, CW Breuner, and AM Dufty, Jr. (2011)  The effects of neonatal handling on adrenocortical responsiveness, morphological development and corticosteroid binding globulin in nestling American kestrels (Falco sparveriusGeneral and Comparative Endocrinology 172: 260-267

Wada, H and CW Breuner (2010) Developmental changes in neural corticosteroid receptor binding capacity in altricial nestlingsDevelopmental Neurobiology277: 2399-2404

Schmidt, KS, JL Malisch, CW Breuner* and KK Soma* (2010) Corticosterone and cortisol binding sites in plasma, immune organs and brain of developing zebra finches: intracellular and membrane-associated receptors Brain, Behavior and Immunity 24:908-918                                                                 *co-principal investigators

Wada, H., Salvante, K. G., Wagner, E., Williams, T. D., Breuner, C. W., (2009) Ontogeny and individual variation in the adrenocortical response of zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata) Nestlings. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 82: 325-331.

Breuner, CW (2008)  Maternal stress, glucocorticoids and the maternal match hypothesisHormones and Behavior Vol 54: 4875-4876