Michael Reichert’s Google Scholar Profile

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M.S. Reichert, J.M.S. Crane, G. Davidson, E. Dillane, I.G. Kulahci, J. O’Neill, K. van Oers, C. Sexton, and J.L. Quinn. No reproductive benefits of dear enemy recognition in a territorial songbird. BioRxiv, 2021.04.28.441816.


G. Höbel, O. Feagles, A. Moore, M. Reichert, K. Stratman. In Press. Random mating for body size despite fitness benefits of size-assortative mating in a treefrog. Ethology.

J. Albers and M.S. Reichert. In Press. Personality affects individual variation in olfactory learning and reversal learning in Acheta domesticus. Animal Behaviour.

I. de la Hera, M.S. Reichert, G.L. Davidson, J.L. Quinn. 2022. A longitudinal analysis of the growth rate and mass of tail feathers in a great tit population: ontogeny, genetic effects and relationship between both traits. Journal of Avian Biology 2022: e02894 OPEN ACCESS: Link to paper

G.L. Davidson, M.S. Reichert, J.R. Coomes, I.G. Kulahci, I. de la Hera, J.L. Quinn. 2022. Inhibitory control performance is repeatable across years and contexts in a wild bird population. Animal Behaviour 187: 305-318 OPEN ACCESS: Link to paper

J. Morand-Ferron, M.S. Reichert, J.L. Quinn. 2022. Cognitive flexibility in the wild: individual differences in reversal learning are explained primarily by proactive interference, not by sampling strategies, in two passerine bird species. Learning & Behavior 50: 153-166 Link to paper

N. Clapp and M.S. Reichert. 2022. Arginine vasotocin affects motivation to call, but not calling plasticity, in Cope’s gray treefrog Hyla chrysoscelis. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 192: 115-125 Link to paper

J.R. Coomes, G.L. Davidson, M.S. Reichert, I.G. Kulahci, C.A. Troisi, J.L. Quinn. 2022. Inhibitory control, exploration behaviour and manipulated ecological context are associated with foraging flexibility in the great tit. Journal of Animal Ecology 91: 320-333 OPEN ACCESS: Link to paper


I. de la Hera and M.S. Reichert. 2021. Water content in diet affects growth and timing of female first mating, but not coloration, in the admirable grasshopper (Syrbula admirabilis). Invertebrate Biology 140: e12356 Link to paper

K.L.N. Stauch, R.J. Wincheski, J. Albers, T.E. Black, M.S. Reichert, C.I. Abramson. 2021. Limited evidence for learning in a shuttle box paradigm in crickets (Acheta domesticus). Journal of Orthoptera Research 30: 155-161 OPEN ACCESS: Link to paper

M.S. Reichert, J. Morand-Ferron, I.G. Kulahci, J.A. Firth, G.L. Davidson, S.J. Crofts, J.L. Quinn. 2021. Cognition and covariance in the producer-scrounger game. Journal of Animal Ecology 90: 2497-2509 Link to paper

J-M Mongeau, L.E. Schweikert, A.L. Davis, M.S. Reichert, and J.K. Kanwal. 2021. Multimodal integration across spatiotemporal scales to guide invertebrate locomotion. Integrative and Comparative Biology 61: 842-853 Link to paper

M.S. Reichert, M.S. Enriquez, and N.V. Carlson. 2021. New dimensions for animal communication networks: space and time. Integrative and Comparative Biology 61: 814-824 Link to paper

C.A. Troisi, A.C. Cooke, G.L. Davidson, I. de la Hera, M.S. Reichert, and J.L. Quinn. 2021. No evidence for cross-contextual consistency in spatial cognition or behavioral flexibility in a passerine. Animal Behavior and Cognition 8: 446-461 OPEN ACCESS: Link to paper

J. Clemens, B. Ronacher and M.S. Reichert. 2021. Sex specific speed-accuracy tradeoffs shape neural processing of acoustic signals. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 288: 20210005 OPEN ACCESS: Link to paper

G.L. Davidson, S.E. Somers, N. Wiley, C.N. Johnson, M.S. Reichert, R.P. Ross, C. Stanton, and J.L. Quinn. 2021. A time-lagged association between the gut microbiome, nestling growth and nestling survival in wild great tits. Journal of Animal Ecology 90: 989-1003 OPEN ACCESS: Link to paper


G. Davidson, N. Wiley, A.C. Cooke, C.N. Johnson, F. Fouhy, M.S. Reichert, I. de la Hera, J.M.S. Crane, I.G. Kulahci, R.P. Ross, C. Stanton, J.L. Quinn. 2020. Diet-induced changes to host gut microbiota are linked to foraging innovation in a wild bird. Scientific Reports 10: 20783 OPEN ACCESS: Link to paper

K.E. Gentry, R.N. Lewis, H. Glanz, P.I. Simões, Á.S. Nyári and M.S. Reichert. 2020. Bioacoustics in cognitive research: applications, considerations, and recommendations. WIREs Cognitive Science 2020: e1538 Link to paper

M.S. Reichert, S.J. Crofts, G.L. Davidson, J.A. Firth, I.G. Kulahci and J.L. Quinn. 2020. Multiple factors affect discrimination learning performance, but not between-individual variation, in wild mixed-species flocks of birds. Royal Society Open Science 7: 192107 OPEN ACCESS: Link to paper


M.S. Reichert and B. Ronacher. 2019. Temporal integration of conflicting directional
cues in sound localization. Journal of Experimental Biology 222: jeb208751 Link to paper (If you don’t have a subscription, the first 50 downloads are free at this link)

M.S. Reichert. 2019. Zooming in on assessment strategies: a comment on Chapin et al. Behavioral Ecology 30: 1186-1187 OPEN ACCESS: Link to paper


M.S. Reichert and G. Höbel. 2018. Phenotypic integration and the evolution of signal repertoires: a case study of treefrog acoustic communication. Ecology and Evolution 8: 3410-3429 OPEN ACCESS: Link to paper

G.L. Davidson, M.S. Reichert, J.M.S. Crane, W. O’Shea and J.L. Quinn. 2018. Repeatable aversion across threat types is linked with life history traits but is dependent on how aversion is measured. Royal Society Open Science 5: 172218 OPEN ACCESS: Link to paper

M.S. Reichert. 2018. Precedence effect. In: Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior. ed., J. Vonk & T.K. Shackleford. Springer Link to paper


M.S. Reichert and J.L. Quinn2017. Cognition in contests: mechanisms, ecology and evolution. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 32: 773-785 Link to paper

M.S. Reichert and G. Höbel. 2017. Frequency-channel dependent selectivity for temporal call characteristics in gray treefrogs, Hyla versicolor. Journal of Experimental Biology 220: 1256-1266 Link to paper

M.S. Reichert, J. Finck, and B. Ronacher. 2017. Exploring the hidden landscape of female preferences for complex signals. Evolution 71: 1009-1024 Link to paper

J.T. Kilmer, K.D. Fowler-Finn, D.A. Gray, G. Höbel, D. Rebar, M.S. Reichert and R.L. Rodríguez. 2017. Describing mate preference functions and other function-valued traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 30: 1658-1673 Link to paper


M.S. Reichert, L.B. Symes, and G. Höbel. 2016. Lighting up sound preferences: cross-modal influences on the precedence effect in treefrogs. Animal Behaviour 119: 151-159 Link to paper

M.A. Bee, M.S. Reichert, and J. Tumulty2016. Assessment and recognition of competitive rivals in anurans. Advances in the Study of Behavior 48: 161-249 Link to paper


M.S. Reichert. 2015. Effects of noise on sound localization in male grasshoppers, Chorthippus biguttulus. Animal Behaviour 103: 125-135 Link to paper

M.S. Reichert and B. Ronacher. 2015. Noise affects the shape of female preference functions for acoustic signals. Evolution 69: 381-394 Link to paper

R.L. Rodríguez, M. Araya-Salas, D.A. Gray, M.S. Reichert, L.B. Symes, M.R. Wilkins, R.J. Safran and G. Höbel. 2015. How acoustic signals scale with individual body size: common trends across diverse taxa. Behavioral Ecology 26: 168-177 Link to paper

M.S. Reichert and G. Höbel. 2015. Modality interactions alter the shape of acoustic mate preference functions in gray treefrogs. Evolution 69: 2384-2398 Link to paper

M.S. Reichert, H. Galante and G. Höbel. 2014. Female grey treefrogs, Hyla versicolor, are responsive to visual stimuli but unselective of stimulus characteristics. Journal of Experimental Biology 217: 3254-3262 Link to paper
M.S. Reichert. 2014. Playback tests and studies of animal contest dynamics: concepts and an example in the gray treefrog. Behavioral Ecology 25: 591-603 Link to paper
M.S. Reichert and H.C. Gerhardt. 2014. Behavioral strategies and signaling in interspecific aggressive interactions in gray treefrogs. Behavioral Ecology 25: 520-530 Link to paper
M.S. Reichert. 2013. Sources of variability on advertisement and aggressive calling in competitive interactions in the gray treefrog, Hyla versicolor. Bioacoustics 22: 195-214 Link to paper

M.S. Reichert and H.C. Gerhardt. 2013. Gray tree frogs, Hyla versicolor, give lower-frequency aggressive calls in more escalated contests. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67: 795-804 Link to paper

M.S. Reichert. 2013. Patterns of variability are consistent across signal types in the treefrog Dendropsophus ebraccatus. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 109: 131-145 Link to paper

M.S. Reichert. 2013. Visual cues elicit courtship signals in a nocturnal anuran. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67: 265-271 Link to paper

M.S. Reichert and H.C. Gerhardt. 2013. Socially-mediated plasticity in call timing in the gray treefrog, Hyla versicolor. Behavioral Ecology 24: 393-401 Link to paper

M.L. Dyson, M.S. Reichert, and T.R. Halliday. 2013. Contests in amphibians. In: Animal Contests. ed., I.C.W. Hardy and M. Briffa, pp. 228-257. Cambridge University Press. Link to book

M.S. Reichert and H.C. Gerhardt. 2012. Trade-offs and upper limits to signal performance during close-range vocal competition in gray treefrogs, Hyla versicolor. The American Naturalist 180: 425-437 Link to paper

M.S. Reichert. 2012. Call timing is determined by response call type, but not by stimulus properties, in the treefrog Dendropsophus ebraccatus. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66: 433-444 Link to paper


M.S. Reichert and H.C. Gerhardt. 2011. The role of body size on the outcome, escalation and duration of contests in the grey treefrog, Hyla versicolorAnimal Behaviour 82: 1357-1366 Link to paper
M.S. Reichert. 2011. Aggressive calls improve leading callers’ attractiveness in the treefrog Dendropsophus ebraccatusBehavioral Ecology 22: 951-959 Link to paper

M.S. Reichert. 2011. Effects of multiple-speaker playbacks on aggressive calling behavior in the treefrog Dendropsophus ebraccatusBehavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 65: 1739-1751 Link to paper

M.S. Reichert. 2010. Aggressive thresholds in Dendropsophus ebraccatus: Habituation and sensitization to different call types. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 64:529-539 Link to paper
D. Satre, M. Reichert, and C. Corbitt. 2009. Effects of vinclozolin, an anti-androgen, on affiliative behavior in the Dark-eyed Junco, Junco hyemalisEnvironmental Research 109:400-404 Link to paper