J C Schank

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of male rat urine on reproductive and developmental parameters in the dam and her female offspring
    J C Schank
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Horm Behav 38:130-6. 2000
  2. doi request reprint The development of locomotor kinematics in neonatal rats: an agent-based modeling analysis in group and individual contexts
    Jeffrey C Schank
    Department of Psychology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Theor Biol 254:826-42. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Avoiding synchrony as a strategy of female mate choice
    Jeffrey C Schank
    Department of Psychology, University of California, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Nonlinear Dynamics Psychol Life Sci 8:147-76. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint A multitude of errors in menstrual-synchrony research: replies to Weller and Weller (2002) and Graham (2002)
    Jeffrey C Schank
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    J Comp Psychol 116:319-22. 2002
  5. pmc The developmental emergence of coupled activity as cooperative aggregation in rat pups
    J C Schank
    Department of Psychology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 267:2307-15. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Menstrual-cycle synchrony: problems and new directions for research
    J C Schank
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
    J Comp Psychol 115:3-15. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Do Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) synchronize their estrous cycles?
    J C Schank
    Department of Psychology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Physiol Behav 72:129-39. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Menstrual-cycle variability and measurement: further cause for doubt
    J C Schank
    Department of Psychology, University of California, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 47405, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 25:837-47. 2000
  9. doi request reprint Pseudoreplication is a pseudoproblem
    Jeffrey C Schank
    Department of Psychology and Animal Behavior Graduate Group, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Comp Psychol 123:421-33. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Positive geotaxis in infant rats (Rattus norvegicus): a natural behavior and a historical correction
    Jeffrey R Alberts
    Indiana University, Department of Psychology, Bloomington, 47405, USA
    J Comp Psychol 118:123-32. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Modeling Complex Adaptive Social Behavior
    Jeffrey Schank; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of male rat urine on reproductive and developmental parameters in the dam and her female offspring
    J C Schank
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Horm Behav 38:130-6. 2000
    ..Further study is required to determine whether these effects occur and have biological functions in natural populations...
  2. doi request reprint The development of locomotor kinematics in neonatal rats: an agent-based modeling analysis in group and individual contexts
    Jeffrey C Schank
    Department of Psychology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Theor Biol 254:826-42. 2008
    ..The behavior analyzed with agent-based models may provide a precise way to measure motor and nervous system development in rats and other rodents...
  3. ncbi request reprint Avoiding synchrony as a strategy of female mate choice
    Jeffrey C Schank
    Department of Psychology, University of California, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Nonlinear Dynamics Psychol Life Sci 8:147-76. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint A multitude of errors in menstrual-synchrony research: replies to Weller and Weller (2002) and Graham (2002)
    Jeffrey C Schank
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    J Comp Psychol 116:319-22. 2002
    ..Menstrual-synchrony research taken as a whole is plagued by a multitude of systematic errors that lead inevitably to the conclusion that there is no evidence for menstrual synchrony among women...
  5. pmc The developmental emergence of coupled activity as cooperative aggregation in rat pups
    J C Schank
    Department of Psychology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 267:2307-15. 2000
    ..As pups develop, individual behaviour becomes increasingly contingent on the behaviour of others revealing what may be a basic component in the development of cooperative behaviour...
  6. ncbi request reprint Menstrual-cycle synchrony: problems and new directions for research
    J C Schank
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
    J Comp Psychol 115:3-15. 2001
    ..It is suggested that synchrony may be a biological state to be avoided and that cycle variability may facilitate female mate choice...
  7. ncbi request reprint Do Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) synchronize their estrous cycles?
    J C Schank
    Department of Psychology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Physiol Behav 72:129-39. 2001
    ..It is concluded that there is no evidence that Norway rats synchronize their estrous cycles. Evolutionary implications are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Menstrual-cycle variability and measurement: further cause for doubt
    J C Schank
    Department of Psychology, University of California, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 47405, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 25:837-47. 2000
    ..Synchrony is almost impossible when there is cycle variability and finding synchrony may be an indicator of a methodological artifact rather than a phenomenon...
  9. doi request reprint Pseudoreplication is a pseudoproblem
    Jeffrey C Schank
    Department of Psychology and Animal Behavior Graduate Group, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Comp Psychol 123:421-33. 2009
    ..Ultimately, there are no universal criteria for accepting or rejecting experimental research; all research must be judged on its own merits...
  10. ncbi request reprint Positive geotaxis in infant rats (Rattus norvegicus): a natural behavior and a historical correction
    Jeffrey R Alberts
    Indiana University, Department of Psychology, Bloomington, 47405, USA
    J Comp Psychol 118:123-32. 2004
    ..This is a distinct perspective on a behavioral response that replaces a traditionally misinterpreted phenomenon. The authors discuss the ecological validity and historical context of these findings...
  11. doi request reprint Early locomotor and social effects in vasopressin deficient neonatal rats
    Jeffrey C Schank
    Department of Psychology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Behav Brain Res 197:166-77. 2009
    ..These behavioral metrics are generalizable to infants of other rodent species and thus may allow early behavioral phenotyping and the assessment of behavioral deficits...

Research Grants5

  1. Modeling Complex Adaptive Social Behavior
    Jeffrey Schank; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Finally, these models will be used to develop Monte Carlo statistical approaches for studying the behavioral development of complex adaptive systems. ..