Barbara Taborsky

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Affiliation: University of Bern
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Stable reprogramming of brain transcription profiles by the early social environment in a cooperatively breeding fish
    Barbara Taborsky
    Behavioural Ecology, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Wohlenstrasse 50a, CH 3032 Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20122605. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Size-dependent mortality and competition interactively shape community diversity
    Barbara Taborsky
    Behavioural Ecology, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Wohlenstrasse 50a, CH 3032 Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    Evolution 66:3534-44. 2012
  3. pmc Juvenile exposure to predator cues induces a larger egg size in fish
    Francisca H I D Segers
    Behavioural Ecology, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 279:1241-8. 2012
  4. pmc Environmental change enhances cognitive abilities in fish
    Alexander Kotrschal
    Behavioral Ecology, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS Biol 8:e1000351. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Social competence: an evolutionary approach
    Barbara Taborsky
    Behavioural Ecology, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    Trends Ecol Evol 27:679-88. 2012
  6. pmc A noninvasive method to determine fat content in small fish based on swim bladder size estimation
    Alexander Kotrschal
    Behavioural Ecology, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 315:408-15. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Brood mixing and reduced polyandry in a maternally mouthbrooding cichlid with elevated among-breeder relatedness
    Kristina M Sefc
    Department of Zoology, University of Graz, Universitatsplatz 2, Graz 8010, Austria Behavioural Ecology, University of Bern, Wohlenstrasse 50a, 3032 Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    Mol Ecol 21:2805-15. 2012
  8. pmc Mothers determine offspring size in response to own juvenile growth conditions
    Barbara Taborsky
    University of Bern, Behavioural Ecology, Wohlenstrasse 50a, 3032 Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    Biol Lett 2:225-8. 2006
  9. pmc The influence of juvenile and adult environments on life-history trajectories
    Barbara Taborsky
    Behavioural Ecology, University of Bern, Wohlenstrasse 50 A, CH 3032 Hinterkappelen, Swizerland
    Proc Biol Sci 273:741-50. 2006
  10. pmc Unexpected discontinuities in life-history evolution under size-dependent mortality
    Barbara Taborsky
    Department of Behavioural Ecology, University of Bern, Wohlenstrasse 50a, CH 3032 Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 270:713-21. 2003

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Publications10

  1. pmc Stable reprogramming of brain transcription profiles by the early social environment in a cooperatively breeding fish
    Barbara Taborsky
    Behavioural Ecology, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Wohlenstrasse 50a, CH 3032 Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20122605. 2013
    ..Moreover, we show for the first time that reprogramming of the stress axis of a vertebrate can be induced without tactile stimulation by parents...
  2. doi request reprint Size-dependent mortality and competition interactively shape community diversity
    Barbara Taborsky
    Behavioural Ecology, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Wohlenstrasse 50a, CH 3032 Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    Evolution 66:3534-44. 2012
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  3. pmc Juvenile exposure to predator cues induces a larger egg size in fish
    Francisca H I D Segers
    Behavioural Ecology, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 279:1241-8. 2012
    ..This study provides the first evidence that predator cues perceived by females early in life positively affect egg mass, suggesting that these cues allow her to predict the predation risk for her offspring...
  4. pmc Environmental change enhances cognitive abilities in fish
    Alexander Kotrschal
    Behavioral Ecology, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS Biol 8:e1000351. 2010
    ..Early perturbations of environmental quality may signal the developing individual that it lives in a changing world, requiring increased cognitive abilities to construct adequate behavioral responses...
  5. doi request reprint Social competence: an evolutionary approach
    Barbara Taborsky
    Behavioural Ecology, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    Trends Ecol Evol 27:679-88. 2012
    ..Finally we propose a hypothesis of how social competence can become a driver of social evolution...
  6. pmc A noninvasive method to determine fat content in small fish based on swim bladder size estimation
    Alexander Kotrschal
    Behavioural Ecology, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 315:408-15. 2011
    ..Most importantly, this approach allows to predict the visceral fat content of small fish more precisely than the six most commonly used morphometric body indices...
  7. doi request reprint Brood mixing and reduced polyandry in a maternally mouthbrooding cichlid with elevated among-breeder relatedness
    Kristina M Sefc
    Department of Zoology, University of Graz, Universitatsplatz 2, Graz 8010, Austria Behavioural Ecology, University of Bern, Wohlenstrasse 50a, 3032 Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    Mol Ecol 21:2805-15. 2012
    ..13 and polyandry did not coincide with high within-pair relatedness...
  8. pmc Mothers determine offspring size in response to own juvenile growth conditions
    Barbara Taborsky
    University of Bern, Behavioural Ecology, Wohlenstrasse 50a, 3032 Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    Biol Lett 2:225-8. 2006
    ..Therefore, the habitat mothers experienced as juveniles will allow them to predict their offspring's environment better than the conditions in the adult home range...
  9. pmc The influence of juvenile and adult environments on life-history trajectories
    Barbara Taborsky
    Behavioural Ecology, University of Bern, Wohlenstrasse 50 A, CH 3032 Hinterkappelen, Swizerland
    Proc Biol Sci 273:741-50. 2006
    ..These results indicate that early individual history must be considered when analysing causes of life-history variation in natural populations...
  10. pmc Unexpected discontinuities in life-history evolution under size-dependent mortality
    Barbara Taborsky
    Department of Behavioural Ecology, University of Bern, Wohlenstrasse 50a, CH 3032 Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 270:713-21. 2003
    ..Our results suggest a new mechanism for the evolution of life-history dimorphisms...