Maren N Vitousek

Summary

Affiliation: Princeton University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc High costs of female choice in a lekking lizard
    Maren N Vitousek
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e567. 2007
  2. pmc Heterospecific alarm call recognition in a non-vocal reptile
    Maren N Vitousek
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Biol Lett 3:632-4. 2007
  3. doi request reprint To breed or not to breed: physiological correlates of reproductive status in a facultatively biennial iguanid
    Maren N Vitousek
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Horm Behav 57:140-6. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Stress responsiveness predicts individual variation in mate selectivity
    Maren N Vitousek
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 187:32-8. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Island tameness: an altered cardiovascular stress response in Galápagos marine iguanas
    Maren N Vitousek
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Guyot Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544 2016, USA
    Physiol Behav 99:544-8. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Are hotshots always hot? A longitudinal study of hormones, behavior, and reproductive success in male marine iguanas
    Maren N Vitousek
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 157:227-32. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Female plumage colour influences seasonal oxidative damage and testosterone profiles in a songbird
    Maren N Vitousek
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Biol Lett 9:20130539. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Corticosterone suppresses immune activity in territorial Galápagos marine iguanas during reproduction
    Silke Berger
    Department of Experimental Ecology, University of Ulm, Albert Einstein Allee 11, 89069 Ulm, Germany
    Horm Behav 47:419-29. 2005

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc High costs of female choice in a lekking lizard
    Maren N Vitousek
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e567. 2007
    ..These findings indicate that female choice can carry significant costs, and suggest that the benefits that lek-mating females gain through mating with a preferred male may be higher than previously predicted...
  2. pmc Heterospecific alarm call recognition in a non-vocal reptile
    Maren N Vitousek
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Biol Lett 3:632-4. 2007
    ..Eavesdropping on complex heterospecific communications demonstrates a remarkable degree of auditory discrimination in a non-vocal species...
  3. doi request reprint To breed or not to breed: physiological correlates of reproductive status in a facultatively biennial iguanid
    Maren N Vitousek
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Horm Behav 57:140-6. 2010
    ..We suggest that corticosterone may modulate reproductive decisions by altering individual sensitivity to both internal and external cues of the likelihood of successful reproduction...
  4. doi request reprint Stress responsiveness predicts individual variation in mate selectivity
    Maren N Vitousek
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 187:32-8. 2013
    ..Future research is needed to determine the functional basis of this association, and whether transient acute increases in circulating corticosterone directly mediate mate choice behaviors...
  5. doi request reprint Island tameness: an altered cardiovascular stress response in Galápagos marine iguanas
    Maren N Vitousek
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Guyot Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544 2016, USA
    Physiol Behav 99:544-8. 2010
    ..Understanding how the response to predators differs in predator-naïve species could enable the design of maximally effective techniques for inducing an anti-predator response in these vulnerable species...
  6. doi request reprint Are hotshots always hot? A longitudinal study of hormones, behavior, and reproductive success in male marine iguanas
    Maren N Vitousek
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 157:227-32. 2008
    ..By using testosterone to regulate their costly display behaviors male marine iguanas appear to have a mechanism that allows them to adjust their reproductive effort depending on extrinsic and/or intrinsic factors...
  7. doi request reprint Female plumage colour influences seasonal oxidative damage and testosterone profiles in a songbird
    Maren N Vitousek
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Biol Lett 9:20130539. 2013
    ..These results support the presence of a social mechanism that links static plumage traits with the physiological state of their bearer during trait advertisement, long after the completion of signal development. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint Corticosterone suppresses immune activity in territorial Galápagos marine iguanas during reproduction
    Silke Berger
    Department of Experimental Ecology, University of Ulm, Albert Einstein Allee 11, 89069 Ulm, Germany
    Horm Behav 47:419-29. 2005
    ..Our data show that cort can induce immunosuppression, but they do not support the immunocompetence handicap hypothesis in its narrow sense because T concentrations were not related to immunosuppression...