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Publications

Journal Articles or Commentaries Published, in Press, or Accepted

1. Schank, J. C. (2003) Avoiding synchrony as a strategy of female mate choice. Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Sciences (in press).

2. Alberts, J. R., Motz, B. A. Schank, J. C. (2003). Positive geotaxis in infant rats: A natural behavior and an historical correction. Journal of Comparative Psychology (in press).

3. Koehnle, T. J. & Schank, J. C. Power tools needed for the dynamical toolbox. Adaptive Behavior (accepted).

4. Schank, J. C. (2002). Where are all the genes? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 25: 527-528.

5. Schank, J. C. (2002). A multitude of errors in menstrual-synchrony research: Replies to Weller and Weller (2002) and Graham (2002). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 116: 319-322.

6. Schank, J. C. (2001). Dimensions of modeling: generality and integrativeness. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24: 1075-1076.

7. Schank, J. C. (2001). Measurement and cycle variability: reexamining the case for ovarian-cycle synchrony in primates. Behavioural Processes, 56: 131-146.

8. Schank, J. C. (2001). Beyond reductionism: refocusing on the individual with individual-based modeling. Complexity, 6, 33-40.

9. Schank, J. C. (2001). Oestrous and birth synchrony in Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) Animal Behaviour, 62: 409-415.

10. Schank, J. C. (2001). Do Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) synchronize their estrous cycles? Physiology & Behavior, 72: 129-139.

11. Schank, J. C. (2001). Menstrual-cycle synchrony: new issues and directions. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 115: 3-15.

12. Schank, J. C. (2000). Menstrual-cycle variability and measurement: further cause for doubt. Psychoneuroendocrinology 25: 837-847.

13. Schank, J. C. (2000). Can pseudo entrainment explain the synchrony of estrous cycles among golden hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus)? Hormones and Behavior 38: 94-101.

14. Schank, J. C. & J. R. Alberts (2000). The developmental emergence of coupled activity as cooperative aggregation in rat pups. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London 267: 2307-2315.

15. Schank, J. C. & J. R. Alberts (2000). Effects of male rat urine on reproductive and developmental parameters in the dam and her female offspring. Hormones and Behavior 38: 130-136.

16. Schank, J. C. & J. R. Alberts (2000). A general approach for calculating the likelihood of dyadic interactions: applications to sex preferences in rat pups and agonistic interactions in adults. Animal Learning & Behavior 28: 354-359.

17. Schank, J. C. (1997). Problems with dimensionless measurement models of synchrony in biological systems. American Journal of Primatology, 41:65-85.

18. Schank, J. C. & J. R. Alberts (1997). Self-organized huddles of rat pups modeled by simple rule of individual behavior. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 189: 11-25.

19. Schank, J. C. & M. K. McClintock (1997). Ovulatory pheromone shortens ovarian cycles of female rats living in olfactory isolation. Physiology & Behavior, 62: 899-904.

20. Jones, B, J. C. Schank & W. Sterner (1996). Modeling complex ecosystems using Biota. In: Statistics, Mathematics and Computers. Michael Kohl and George Z. Gertner (eds.) Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, snow and Landscape Research, Biermensdorf, Switzerland, pp. 171-182.

21. Schank, J. C., C. I. Tomasino & M. K. McClintock (1995). The development of a pheromone isolation and delivery (PID) system for small mammals. Animal Technology, 46: 103-113.

22. Jones, B., W. Sterner & J. C. Schank, (1994). Biota: an object-oriented tool for modeling complex ecological systems. Mathematical and Computer Modeling, 20: 31-40.

23. Schank, J. C. & M. K. McClintock (1992). A coupled-oscillator model of ovarian-cycle synchrony among female rats. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 157: 317-362.

Book Chapters

24. Wimsatt, W. C. & J. C. Schank (2003). Generative entrenchment, modularity and evolvability: an apparent evolutionary paradox of frequency dependent modules. In: Modularity in Development and Evolution, Gerhard Schlosser and Gunter P. Wagner (eds.) Chicago: The University of Chicago Press (in press).

25. Schank, J. C. & C. Twardy (2003). Mathematical models the life sciences. In: Volume 6 of the Cambridge History of Science Series: The Life and Earth Sciences, (Peter J. Bowler and John Pickstone, eds.) Cambridge University Press (in press).

26. Schank, J. C. & W. C. Wimsatt (2000). Evolvability: adaptation and modularity. In : Thinking About Evolution, Cambridge University Press, Rama S. Singh (Ed.) pp. 322-335.

27. Wimsatt, W. C. & J. C. Schank (1988). Two constraints on the evolution of complex adaptations and the means for their avoidance. In M. Nitecki, (ed.), Progress in Evolution, Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press: 231-273.

28. Schank, J. C. & W. C. Wimsatt (1987). Generative entrenchment and evolution. In A. Fine and P. K. Machamer, (eds.), PSA-1986, Vol. 2. East Lansing: The Philosophy of Science Association (PSA): 33-60.

Proceedings

29. Schank, J. C. (2001). A new paradigm for evolutionary psychology: animal social systems as complex adaptive systems. Yaneer Bar-Yam (Ed.), New York: Perseus Books (forthcoming).

30. Schank, J. C. & J. R. Alberts (2000). Aggregation and the emergence of social interactions in rat pups modeled by simple rules of individual behavior. In: Unifying Themes in Complex Systems Yaneer Bar-Yam (Ed.), New York: Perseus Books, pp. 433-452.

31. Schank, J. C. & M. K. McClintock (1990). A computer simulation of ovarian cycle synchrony in female Rats: an object-oriented integration of computer simulation and laboratory experiment. In: B. Schmidt (ed.), Modeling and Simulation, The Society for Computer Simulation, San Diego, California: 590-596.

Textbook Chapters/Software

32. Schank, J C.. & W. C. Wimsatt (1999). "Modelling tools: logistic growth and blending inheritance," The BioQUEST Library IV: (Collection Candidates): Academic Press.

33. Wimsatt, W. C. & J. C. Schank (1999). Modelling—a primer. In: BioQUEST, .J. R. Jungck, N. Peterson, & J. N. Calley (eds.), The BioQUEST Library IV: (The BioQUEST Core Collection): Academic Press.

34. Danbury, J., B. J. Jones, E. N. Kruper, W. Sterner, J. C. Schank, J. Lichtenstein, J. Weil, and W. C. Wimsatt (1999). "Biota," The BioQUEST Library IV: (The BioQUEST Core Collection): Academic Press.

Book Reviews and Published Abstracts

29. Schank, J. C. (2002). Book review: Biological complexity and the dynamics of life processes (J. Ricard). Quarterly Review of Biology: 77, 55.

30. Schank, J. C. (1997). Self-organized huddles of infant rats modeled by simple rules of locomotion. American Zoologist, 37:97A

31. Schank, J. C. (1994). Selection, self-organization, and universal laws of form. Quarterly Review of Biology 69: 244–7 (A review of S. A. Kauffman's Origins of Order).

32. Schank, J. C. (1994). Book review: Learning and physiological regulation (B. R. Dworkin). Animal Behavior 47: 1495-96.






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