- Promiscuity, paternity and personality in the great titSamantha C Patrick
Department of Zoology, Edward Grey Institute, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
Proc Biol Sci 279:1724-30. 2012..Our data thus demonstrate a link between personality and promiscuity, with no net effects on reproductive success, suggesting personality-dependent mating tactics, in contrast with traditional adaptive explanations for promiscuity...
- Scale and state dependence of the relationship between personality and dispersal in a great tit populationJohn L Quinn
Edward Grey Institute, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
J Anim Ecol 80:918-28. 2011..Future work should aim to understand the differences between dispersal within and between populations and the ways in which personality and state interact to determine the outcome of these processes...
- Exploration behaviour is not associated with chick provisioning in great titsSamantha C Patrick
Edward Grey Institute, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 6:e26383. 2011..This emphasises the difficulty faced by personality studies attempting to make predictions based on previous work, given that personalities often vary among populations of the same species...
- Heterogeneous selection on a heritable temperament trait in a variable environmentJohn L Quinn
Edward Grey Institute, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
J Anim Ecol 78:1203-15. 2009..Furthermore, the strong V(PE) effect detected suggests that understanding the causes and consequences of variation in this trait will require studies firmly embedded in an environmental context...