Martin Stevens

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bristol
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of eyespots as anti-predator mechanisms, principally demonstrated in the Lepidoptera
    Martin Stevens
    Ecology of Vision, School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1UG UK
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 80:573-88. 2005
  2. pmc Disruptive coloration, crypsis and edge detection in early visual processing
    Martin Stevens
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2141-7. 2006
  3. pmc Disruptive contrast in animal camouflage
    Martin Stevens
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2433-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Disruptive coloration and background pattern matching
    Innes C Cuthill
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Nature 434:72-4. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of disruptive coloration as a concealment strategy
    Martin Stevens
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Rd, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Prog Brain Res 155:49-64. 2006
  6. pmc Speed versus accuracy in collective decision making
    Nigel R Franks
    Centre for Behavioural Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 270:2457-63. 2003
  7. pmc Linking the evolution and form of warning coloration in nature
    Martin Stevens
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 279:417-26. 2012
  8. pmc Predator perception and the interrelation between different forms of protective coloration
    Martin Stevens
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1457-64. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Barring 'inappropriate people'? The operation of a barring list of social care workers: an analysis of the first referrals to the Protection of Vulnerable Adults list
    Martin Stevens
    Social Care Workforce Research Unit, King s College London, London, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 15:285-94. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Groningen Active Living Model (GALM): stimulating physical activity in sedentary older adults; validation of the behavioral change model
    Martin Stevens
    Department of Orthopedics, Groningen University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 37:561-70. 2003

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of eyespots as anti-predator mechanisms, principally demonstrated in the Lepidoptera
    Martin Stevens
    Ecology of Vision, School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1UG UK
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 80:573-88. 2005
    ..Also highlighted is the necessity to consider the potential influence of sexual selection on lepidopteran wing patterns, and the genetics and development of eyespot formation...
  2. pmc Disruptive coloration, crypsis and edge detection in early visual processing
    Martin Stevens
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2141-7. 2006
    ..Thus, 'false' edges are detected within the body rather than at its periphery, so inhibiting successful detection of the animal's body outline...
  3. pmc Disruptive contrast in animal camouflage
    Martin Stevens
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2433-8. 2006
    ..Disruptive coloration may allow animals to exploit backgrounds on which they are not perfectly matched, and to possess conspicuous markings while still retaining a degree of camouflage...
  4. ncbi request reprint Disruptive coloration and background pattern matching
    Innes C Cuthill
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Nature 434:72-4. 2005
    ..Survival analysis supported the predictions, indicating that disruptive coloration is an effective means of camouflage, above and beyond background pattern matching...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of disruptive coloration as a concealment strategy
    Martin Stevens
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Rd, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Prog Brain Res 155:49-64. 2006
    ..We present evidence, from a field study, in support of the notion that disruptive coloration reduces the chances of bird predation of artificial "moths."..
  6. pmc Speed versus accuracy in collective decision making
    Nigel R Franks
    Centre for Behavioural Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 270:2457-63. 2003
    ..Our findings show that these ants actively choose to take their time over judgements and employ collective decision making in benign conditions when accuracy is more important than speed...
  7. pmc Linking the evolution and form of warning coloration in nature
    Martin Stevens
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 279:417-26. 2012
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  8. pmc Predator perception and the interrelation between different forms of protective coloration
    Martin Stevens
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1457-64. 2007
    ..Suggestions are made for future work, and potential mechanisms discussed in relation to various forms of defensive coloration, including disruptive coloration, eyespots, dazzle markings, motion camouflage, aposematism and mimicry...
  9. ncbi request reprint Barring 'inappropriate people'? The operation of a barring list of social care workers: an analysis of the first referrals to the Protection of Vulnerable Adults list
    Martin Stevens
    Social Care Workforce Research Unit, King s College London, London, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 15:285-94. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the article argues for public debate on the proper balance between the rights of staff and the protection of vulnerable people...
  10. ncbi request reprint Groningen Active Living Model (GALM): stimulating physical activity in sedentary older adults; validation of the behavioral change model
    Martin Stevens
    Department of Orthopedics, Groningen University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 37:561-70. 2003
    ..The Groningen Active Living Model (GALM) was developed to change this situation for the better. Longitudinal results of the validation of the GALM behavioral change model are presented...