Andrew B Barron

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Affiliation: Macquarie University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc What insects can tell us about the origins of consciousness
    Andrew B Barron
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113:4900-8. 2016
  2. pmc The roles of dopamine and related compounds in reward-seeking behavior across animal phyla
    Andrew B Barron
    Department of Biology, Macquarie University Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Front Behav Neurosci 4:163. 2010
  3. pmc Effects of cocaine on honey bee dance behaviour
    Andrew B Barron
    ARC Centre for Molecular Genetics of Development, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    J Exp Biol 212:163-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Effect of age, behaviour and social environment on honey bee brain plasticity
    Joanna Maleszka
    Molecular Genetics and Evolution Group and ARC Centre for Molecular Genetics of Development, School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 195:733-40. 2009
  5. pmc Octopamine modulates honey bee dance behavior
    Andrew B Barron
    Visual Sciences and Australian Research Council Centre for Molecular Genetics of Development, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:1703-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparing injection, feeding and topical application methods for treatment of honeybees with octopamine
    Andrew B Barron
    Visual Sciences and ARC Centre for Molecular Genetics of Development, Research School of Biological Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    J Insect Physiol 53:187-94. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Physiology of reproductive worker honey bees (Apis mellifera): insights for the development of the worker caste
    Marianne Peso
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, North Ryde, NSW, 2109, Australia
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 202:147-58. 2016
  8. doi request reprint Neural mechanisms of reward in insects
    Clint J Perry
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109 Australia
    Annu Rev Entomol 58:543-62. 2013
  9. pmc Cocaine tolerance in honey bees
    Eirik Søvik
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e64920. 2013
  10. pmc Modelling food and population dynamics in honey bee colonies
    David S Khoury
    School of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e59084. 2013

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Publications17

  1. pmc What insects can tell us about the origins of consciousness
    Andrew B Barron
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113:4900-8. 2016
    ..Hence we propose the origins of subjective experience can be traced to the Cambrian...
  2. pmc The roles of dopamine and related compounds in reward-seeking behavior across animal phyla
    Andrew B Barron
    Department of Biology, Macquarie University Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Front Behav Neurosci 4:163. 2010
    ..Here we review the functions of these biogenic amines in behavioral responses to rewards in different animal groups, and discuss these findings in an evolutionary context...
  3. pmc Effects of cocaine on honey bee dance behaviour
    Andrew B Barron
    ARC Centre for Molecular Genetics of Development, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    J Exp Biol 212:163-8. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Effect of age, behaviour and social environment on honey bee brain plasticity
    Joanna Maleszka
    Molecular Genetics and Evolution Group and ARC Centre for Molecular Genetics of Development, School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 195:733-40. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc Octopamine modulates honey bee dance behavior
    Andrew B Barron
    Visual Sciences and Australian Research Council Centre for Molecular Genetics of Development, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:1703-7. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparing injection, feeding and topical application methods for treatment of honeybees with octopamine
    Andrew B Barron
    Visual Sciences and ARC Centre for Molecular Genetics of Development, Research School of Biological Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    J Insect Physiol 53:187-94. 2007
    ..Our findings demonstrate the value of thoracic topical treatment with compounds dissolved in dMF as an effective non-invasive method for short-term, systemic pharmacological treatments...
  7. doi request reprint Physiology of reproductive worker honey bees (Apis mellifera): insights for the development of the worker caste
    Marianne Peso
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, North Ryde, NSW, 2109, Australia
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 202:147-58. 2016
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Neural mechanisms of reward in insects
    Clint J Perry
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109 Australia
    Annu Rev Entomol 58:543-62. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc Cocaine tolerance in honey bees
    Eirik Søvik
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e64920. 2013
    ....
  10. pmc Modelling food and population dynamics in honey bee colonies
    David S Khoury
    School of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e59084. 2013
    ..Our model presents a simple mathematical framework for exploring the interactions of food and forager mortality on colony fate, and provides the mathematical basis for more involved simulation models of hive performance...
  11. pmc Rapid behavioral maturation accelerates failure of stressed honey bee colonies
    Clint J Perry
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4NS, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112:3427-32. 2015
    ..Understanding the process of colony failure helps identify the most effective strategies to improve colony resilience. ..
  12. pmc Honey bees selectively avoid difficult choices
    Clint J Perry
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:19155-9. 2013
    ..To better frame metacognition as an issue for neurobiological investigation, we propose a neurobiological hypothesis of uncertainty monitoring based on the known circuitry of the honey bee brain. ..
  13. doi request reprint Peak shift in honey bee olfactory learning
    Samuel C Andrew
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, 2109, Australia
    Anim Cogn 17:1177-86. 2014
    ..We argue that peak shift does not require any higher level of processing than the known olfactory learning circuitry of the bee brain and suggest that peak shift is a very general feature of discrimination learning. ..
  14. doi request reprint Effects of the juvenile hormone analogue methoprene on rate of behavioural development, foraging performance and navigation in honey bees (Apis mellifera)
    Lun Hsien Chang
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    J Exp Biol 218:1715-24. 2015
    ..This interaction may explain why honey bee colonies react to sustained stressors with non-linear population decline. ..
  15. pmc General Stress Responses in the Honey Bee
    Naïla Even
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, NSW 2122, Australia
    Insects 3:1271-98. 2012
    ..We highlight physiological elements of the general stress responses that are specific to honey bees, and the areas in which we lack information to stimulate more research into how this fascinating and vital insect responds to stress. ..
  16. doi request reprint Invertebrate models in addiction research
    Eirik Søvik
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, N S W, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 82:153-65. 2013
    ..Finally, we discuss the specific advantages of utilising invertebrate animals for addiction research and highlight key areas in which invertebrates are suited for making unique and meaningful contributions to this field...
  17. pmc A quantitative model of honey bee colony population dynamics
    David S Khoury
    School of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e18491. 2011
    ..The model suggests that colony failure can be understood in terms of observed principles of honey bee population dynamics, and provides a theoretical framework for experimental investigation of the problem...