Our papers

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You can find papers on our different research themes by searching by the three tags #appliedresearch #collectivebehaviour and #predation.

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Journal publications:

69. MacGregor H.E.A., Ioannou C.C. (2023). Shoaling behaviour in response to turbidity in three-spined sticklebacks. Ecology and Evolution, 10.1002/ece3.10708 #appliedresearch #collectivebehaviour

68. Zanghi C., Munro M., Ioannou C.C. (2023). Temperature and turbidity interact synergistically to alter anti-predator behaviour in the Trinidadian guppy. Proceedings of the Royal Society B., 290: 20230961, 10.1098/rspb.2023.0961 #appliedresearch #collectivebehaviour #predation

67. Allibhai I., Zanghi C., How M.J., Ioannou C.C. (2023). Increased water temperature and turbidity act independently to alter social behavior in guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Ecology and Evolution, 13: e9958, 10.1002/ece3.9958

66. Rands S.A., Ioannou C.C. (2023). Personality variation is eroded by simple social behaviours in collective foragers. PLoS Computational Biology, 19: e1010908, 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1010908 #collectivebehaviour

65. Ioannou C.C., Carvalho L.A.B., Budleigh C., Ruxton G.D. (2023). Virtual prey with Lévy motion are preferentially attacked by predatory fish. Behavioral Ecology, arad039, 10.1093/beheco/arad039 #predation

64. Ioannou C.C., Laskowski K.L. (2023). A multiscale review of the dynamics of collective behaviour: From rapid responses to ontogeny and evolution. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 378: 20220059, 10.1098/rstb.2022.0059 #collectivebehaviour

63. Ioannou C.C., Laskowski K.L. (2023). Conformity and differentiation are two sides of the same coin. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 38: 545-553, 10.1016/j.tree.2023.01.014 #collectivebehaviour

62. Scott E., Edgley D.E., Smith A., Joyce D.A., Genner M.J., Ioannou C.C., Hauert S. (2023) Lateral line morphology, sensory perception and collective behaviour in African cichlid fish. Royal Society Open Science, 10: 221478, 10.1098/rsos.221478 #collectivebehaviour

61. Michelangeli M., Martin J.M., Pinter-Wollman N., Ioannou C.C., McCallum E.S., Bertram M.G., Brodin T. (2022). Predicting the impacts of chemical pollutants on animal groups. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 37: 789-802, 10.1016/j.tree.2022.05.009 #collectivebehaviour

60. Szopa-Comley A.W., Ioannou C.C. (2022). Responsive robotic prey reveal how predators adapt to predictability in escape tactics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119: e2117858119, 10.1073/pnas.2117858119 #predation

59. Penry-Williams I.L., Brown C., Ioannou C.C. (2022). Detecting behavioural lateralisation in Poecilia reticulata is strongly dependent on experimental design. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 76: 25, 10.1007/s00265-022-03135-3
58. Gracida-Juárez C.A., Ioannou C.C., and Genner M.J. (2022). Competitive dominance and broad environmental tolerance favour invasive success of Nile tilapia. Hydrobiologia, 849: 1161–1176, 10.1007/s10750-021-04778-5 #appliedresearch

57. Gartland L.A., Firth J.A., Laskowski K.L., Jeanson R., Ioannou C.C. (2021). Sociability as a personality trait in animals: methods, causes and consequences. Biological Reviews, 10.1111/brv.12823 #collectivebehaviour

56. Champneys T., Ferry K., Tomkinson S., Genner M.J., Ioannou C.C. (2021). Simulated encounters with a novel competitor reveal the potential for maladaptive behavioural responses to invasive species. Biological Invasions, 10.1007/s10530-021-02690-6 #appliedresearch

55. Killen S.S., Cortese D., Cotgrove L., Jolles J.W., Munson A., Ioannou C.C. (2021). The Potential for Physiological Performance Curves to Shape Environmental Effects on Social Behavior. Frontiers in Physiology, 12: 1995, 0.3389/fphys.2021.754719 #collectivebehaviour

54. MacGregor H.E.A., Ioannou C.C. (2021). Collective motion diminishes, but variation between groups emerges, through time in fish shoals. Royal Society Open Science, 8: 210655, 10.1098/rsos.210655 #collectivebehaviour

53. Lambert P.J., Herbert-Read J.E., Ioannou C.C. (2021). The measure of spatial position within groups that best predicts predation risk depends on group movement. Proceedings of the Royal Society B., 288: 20211286, 10.1098/rspb.2021.1286 #predation

52. Attwell J.R., Ioannou C.C., Reid C.R., Herbert-Read J.E. (2021). Fish avoid visually noisy environments where prey targeting is reduced. American Naturalist, 198: 421-432, 10.1086/715434 #appliedresearch

51. MacGregor H.E.A., Cottage A., Ioannou C.C. (2021). Suppression of personality variation in boldness during foraging in three-spined sticklebacks. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 75: 71, 10.1007/s00265-021-03007-2 #predation

50. Wing J.D.B., Champneys T.S., Ioannou C.C. (2021). The impact of turbidity on foraging and risk taking in the invasive Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and a threatened native cichlid (Oreochromis amphimelas). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 75: 49, 10.1007/s00265-021-02984-8 #appliedresearch

49. Wade A.S.I., Ramnarine I.W., Ioannou C.C. (2020) The effect of group size on the speed of decision making depends on compromise and predation risk across populations in the guppy Poecilia reticulata. Behaviour, 157: 1173–1192, 10.1163/1568539X-bja10044 #collectivebehaviour #predation

48. Szopa-Comley A.W., Duffield C., Ramnarine I.W., Ioannou C.C. (2020) Predatory behaviour as a personality trait in a wild fish population. Animal Behaviour, 170: 51-64, 10.1016/j.anbehav.2020.10.002 #predation

47. Champneys T., Genner M.J., Ioannou C.C. (2020) Invasive Nile tilapia dominates a threatened indigenous tilapia in competition over shelter. Hydrobiologia, 848: 3747-762, 10.1007/s10750-020-04341-8 #appliedresearch

46. Ginnaw G.M., Davidson I.K., Harding H.R., Simpson S.D., Roberts N.W., Radford A.N., Ioannou C.C. (2020) Effects of multiple stressors on fish shoal collective motion are independent and vary with shoaling metric. Animal Behaviour, 168: 7-17, 10.1016/j.anbehav.2020.07.024 #appliedresearch #collectivebehaviour

45. Szopa-Comley A.W., Donald W., Ioannou C.C. (2020) Predator personality and prey detection: inter-individual variation in responses to cryptic and conspicuous prey. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 74: 70, 10.1007/s00265-020-02854-9 #predation

44. MacGregor H.E.A., Herbert-Read J.E., Ioannou C.C. (2020) Information can explain the dynamics of group order in animal collective behaviour. Nature Communications, 11: 2737, 10.1038/s41467-020-16578-x #collectivebehaviour

43. Liddell C., Morgan E.R., Bull K., Ioannou C.C. (2020) Response to resources and parasites depends on health status in extensively grazed sheep. Proceedings of the Royal Society B., 287: 20192905, 10.1098/rspb.2019.2905 #appliedresearch

42. Herbert-Read J.E., Wade A.S.I., Ramnarine I.W., Ioannou C.C. (2019) Collective decision-making appears more egalitarian in populations where group fission costs are higher. Biology Letters, 15: 20190556, 10.1098/rsbl.2019.0556 #collectivebehaviour #predation

41. Romenskyy M., Herbert-Read J.E., Ioannou C.C., Szorkovszky A., Ward A.J.W., Sumpter D.J.T. (2019) Quantifying the structure and dynamics of fish shoals under predation threat in three-dimensions. Behavioral Ecology, 31: 311–321, 10.1093/beheco/arz197 #collectivebehaviour #predation

40. Chamberlain A.C., Ioannou C.C. (2019) Turbidity increases risk perception but constrains collective behaviour during foraging by fish shoals. Animal Behaviour, 156: 129-138, 10.1016/j.anbehav.2019.08.012 #appliedresearch #collectivebehaviour

39. Ioannou C.C., Rocque F., Herbert-Read J.E., Duffield C., Firth J.A. (2019) Predators attacking virtual prey reveal the costs and benefits of leadership. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116: 8925-8930, 10.1073/pnas.1816323116 #collectivebehaviour #predation

38. Dunkley K., Ioannou C.C., Whittey K., Cable J., Perkins S. (2019) Cleaner personality and client identity have joint consequences on cleaning interaction dynamics. Behavioral Ecology, 30: 703–712, 10.1093/beheco/arz007

37. Firth J.A., Cole E.F., Ioannou C.C., Quinn J.L., Aplin L.M., Culina A., McMahon K., Sheldon B.C. (2018) Personality shapes pair bonding in a wild bird social system. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 2: 1696-1699, 10.1038/s41559-018-0670-8

36. Ioannou C.C., Madirolas G., Brammer F.S., Rapley H.A., de Polavieja G.G. (2018) Adolescents show collective intelligence which can be driven by a geometric mean rule of thumb. PLOS ONE, 13: e0204462, 10.1371/journal.pone.0204462 #collectivebehaviour

35. Bevan P.A., Gosetto I., Jenkins E.R., Barnes I., Ioannou C.C. (2018) Regulation between personality traits: Individual social tendencies modulate whether boldness and leadership are correlated. Proceedings of the Royal Society B., 285: 20180829, 10.1098/rspb.2018.0829 #collectivebehaviour

34. Penry-Williams I.L., Ioannou C.C., Taylor M.I. (2018) The oddity effect drives prey choice but not necessarily attack time. Ethology, 124: 496-503, 10.1111/eth.12754 #predation

33. Kao A.B., Berdahl M.A., Hartnett A.T., Lutz M.J., Bak-Coleman J., Ioannou C.C., Giam X., Couzin I.D. (2018) Counteracting estimation bias and social influence to improve the wisdom of crowds. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 15: 20180130, 10.1098/rsif.2018.0130 #collectivebehaviour

32. Herbert-Read J.E., Kremer L., Bruintjes R., Radford A.N., Ioannou C.C. (2017) Anthropogenic noise pollution from pile-driving disrupts the structure and dynamics of fish shoals. Proceedings of the Royal Society B., 284: 20171627, 10.1098/rspb.2017.1627 #appliedresearch #collectivebehaviour

31. Herbert-Read J.E., Rosen E., Szorkovszky A., Ioannou C.C., Rogell B., Perna A., Ramnarine I.W., Kotrschal A., Kolm N., Krause J., Sumpter D.J.T. (2017) How predation shapes the social interaction rules of shoaling fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society B., 284: 20171126, 10.1098/rspb.2017.1126 #collectivebehaviour #predation

30. Duffield C., Ioannou C.C. (2017). Marginal predation: do encounter or confusion effects explain the targeting of prey group edges? Behavioral Ecology, 28: 1283-1292, 10.1093/beheco/arx090 #collectivebehaviour #predation

29. Ioannou C.C. (2017) Swarm intelligence in fish? The difficulty in demonstrating distributed and self-organised collective intelligence in (some) animal groups. Behavioral Processes, 141: 141-151, 10.1016/j.beproc.2016.10.005 #collectivebehaviour

28. Ioannou C.C., Ramnarine I.W., Torney C.J. (2017) High-predation habitats impact the social dynamics of collective exploration in a shoaling fish. Science Advances, 3: e1602682, 10.1126/sciadv.1602682 #collectivebehaviour #predation

27. Ioannou C.C., Dall S.R.X. (2016) Individuals that are consistent in risk-taking benefit during collective foraging. Scientific Reports, 6: 33991, 10.1038/srep33991 #collectivebehaviour

26. McDonald N.D., Rands S.A., Hill F., Elder C., Ioannou C.C. (2016) Consensus and experience trump leadership, suppressing individual personality during social foraging. Science Advances, 2: e1600892, 10.1126/sciadv.1600892 #collectivebehaviour

25. Santos R.G., Pinheiro H.T., Martins A.S., Riul P., Bruno S.C., Janzen F.J., Ioannou C.C. (2016) The anti-predator role of within-nest emergence synchrony in sea turtle hatchlings. Proceedings of the Royal Society B., 283: 20160697, 10.1098/rspb.2016.0697 #collectivebehaviour

24. Ioannou C.C., Singh M., Couzin I.D. (2015) Potential leaders trade-off goal-oriented and socially-oriented behaviour in mobile animal groups. American Naturalist, 186: 284-293, 10.1086/681988 #collectivebehaviour

23. Bauer U., Federle W., Seidel H., Grafe T.U., Ioannou C.C. (2015) How to catch more prey with less effective traps: explaining the evolution of temporarily inactive traps in carnivorous pitcher plants. Proceedings of the Royal Society B., 282: 20142675, 10.1098/rspb.2014.2675 #collectivebehaviour #predation

22. Rieucau, G., Fernö, A., Ioannou C.C., Handegard N.O. (2015) Towards a firmer explanation of large aggregations in fish. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 25: 21-37, 10.1007/s11160-014-9367-5 #collectivebehaviour #predation

21. Strandburg-Peshkin A., Twomey C.R., Bode N.W.F., Kao A.B., Katz Y., Ioannou C.C., Rosenthal S.B., Torney C.J., Wu H.S., Levin S.A. and Couzin I.D. (2013) Visual sensory networks and effective information transfer in animal groups. Current Biology, 23: R709-R711, 10.1016/j.cub.2013.07.059 #collectivebehaviour

20. Tunstrøm K., Katz Y., Ioannou C.C., Huepe C., Lutz M.J., Couzin I.D. (2013) Collective states, multistability and transitional behavior in schooling fish. PLoS Computational Biology, 9: e1002915, 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002915 #collectivebehaviour

19. Berdahl B., Torney C.J., Ioannou C.C., Faria J.J., Couzin I.D. (2013) Emergent sensing of complex environments by social animal groups. Science, 339: 574-576, 10.1126/science.1225883 #collectivebehaviour

18. Ioannou C.C., Guttal V., Couzin I.D. (2012). Predatory fish select for coordinated collective motion in virtual prey. Science, 337: 1212-1215, 10.1126/science.1218919 #collectivebehaviour #predation

17. Handegard N.O., Boswell K., Ioannou C.C., Leblanc S., Tjostheim D. & Couzin I.D. (2012). The dynamics of coordinated group hunting and collective information-transfer among schooling prey. Current Biology, 22: 1213–1217, 10.1016/j.cub.2012.04.050 #collectivebehaviour #predation

16. Couzin I.D., Ioannou C.C., Demirel G., Gross T., Torney C.J., Hartnett A., Conradt L., Levin S.A., Leonard N.E. (2011). Uninformed individuals promote democratic consensus in animal groups. Science, 332: 1578-1580, 10.1126/science.1210280 #collectivebehaviour

15. Katz Y., Tunstrøm K., Ioannou C.C., Huepe C., Couzin I.D. (2011). Inferring the structure and dynamics of interactions in schooling fish. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108: 18720-18725, 10.1073/pnas.1107583108 #collectivebehaviour

14. Ioannou C.C., Bartumeus F., Krause J., Ruxton G.D. (2011). Unified effects of aggregation reveal larger prey groups take longer to find. Proceedings of the Royal Society B., 278: 2985-2990, 10.1098/rspb.2011.0003 #collectivebehaviour

13. Bazazi S., Ioannou C.C., Simpson S.J., Sword G.A., Torney C.J., Lorch P.D., Couzin I.D. (2010). The social context of cannibalism in migratory bands of the Mormon cricket. PLoS One, 5: e15118, 10.1371/journal.pone.0015118 #collectivebehaviour

12. Ioannou C.C., Morrell L.J., Ruxton G.D., Krause J. (2009). The effect of prey density on predators: conspicuousness and attack success are sensitive to spatial scale. American Naturalist, 173: 499-506, 10.1086/597219 #collectivebehaviour #predation

11. Ioannou C.C., Krause J. (2009). Interactions between background-matching and motion during visual detection can explain why cryptic animals keep still. Biology Letters, 5: 191-193, 10.1098/rsbl.2008.0758 #predation

10. Ioannou C.C., Payne M., Krause J. (2008). Ecological consequences of the bold-shy continuum - the effect of predator boldness on prey risk. Oecologia, 157: 177–182, 10.1007/s00442-008-1058-2 #predation

9. Ioannou C.C., Ruxton G.D., Krause J. (2008). Search rate, attack probability and the relationship between prey density and prey encounter rate. Behavioral Ecology, 19: 842-846, 10.1093/beheco/arn03 #predation

8. Ioannou C.C., Tosh C.R., Neville L., Krause J. (2008). The confusion effect - from neural networks to reduced predation risk. Behavioral Ecology, 19: 126-130, 10.1093/beheco/arm109 #collectivebehaviour #predation

7. Ioannou C.C., Krause J. (2008). Searching for prey: the effects of group size and number. Animal Behaviour, 75: 1383-1388, 10.1016/j.anbehav.2007.09.012 #collectivebehaviour #predation

6. Dyer J.R.G., Ioannou C.C., Morrell L.J., Croft D.P., Couzin I.D., Waters D.A., Krause J. (2008). Consensus decision making in human crowds. Animal Behaviour, 75: 461-470, 10.1016/j.anbehav.2007.05.010 #collectivebehaviour

5. Piyapong C., Morrell L.J., Croft D.P., Dyer J.R.G., Ioannou C.C., Krause J. (2007). A cost of leadership in human groups. Ethology, 113: 821-824, 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2007.01382.x #collectivebehaviour

4. Croft D.P., Morrell L.J., Wade A.S., Piyapong C., Ioannou C.C., Dyer J.R.G., Chapman B.B., Yan W., Krause J. (2006). Predation risk as a driving force for sexual segregation: A cross-population comparison. American Naturalist, 167: 867-878, 0003-0147/2006/16706-41463 #predation

Chapters in Edited Books:

3. Ioannou C.C. (2021) Grouping and predation. In: Shackelford T. K., Weekes-Shackelford V. A. (eds.). Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. Springer International Publishing. 3574-3580, 10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_2699-1 #collectivebehaviour #predation

2. Ioannou C.C. (2021) Predator swamping. In: Shackelford T. K., Weekes-Shackelford V. A. (eds.). Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. Springer International Publishing. 6101-6103, 10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_2702-1 #collectivebehaviour #predation

1. Ioannou C.C., Couzin I.D., James R., Croft D.P., Krause J. (2011). Social organization and information transfer in schooling fish. In: Brown C., Laland K., Krause J. (eds.). Fish cognition and behaviour, 2nd edition. Wiley-Blackwell: Oxford. 217-239, 10.1002/97814444342536.ch10 #collectivebehaviour