Michael D. Beecher - Publications

Affiliations: 
University of Washington, Seattle, Seattle, WA 
Area:
Behavioral Sciences Psychology, Evolution and Development Biology, Neuroscience Biology

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2020 Beecher MD, Akçay Ç. Social factors in bird-song development: Learning to sing with friends and rivals. Learning & Behavior. PMID 32820427 DOI: 10.3758/s13420-020-00441-6  1
2020 Akçay Ç, Beecher MD. Song sparrows do not discriminate between their own song and stranger song. Behavioural Processes. 104184. PMID 32561233 DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2020.104184  1
2019 Akçay Ç, Beecher MD. Multi-modal communication: song sparrows increase signal redundancy in noise. Biology Letters. 15: 20190513. PMID 31662064 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2019.0513  1
2016 Akçay Ç, Clay A, Campbell SE, Beecher MD. The sparrow and the hawk: Aggressive signaling under risk of predation Behavioral Ecology. 27: 601-607. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arv196  1
2015 Akçay Ç, Campbell SE, Beecher MD. The fitness consequences of honesty: Under-signalers have a survival advantage in song sparrows. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. PMID 26573880 DOI: 10.1111/evo.12818  1
2015 Akçay Ç, Beecher MD. Team of rivals in chipping sparrows? A comment on Goodwin & Podos. Biology Letters. 11. PMID 26136045 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2014.1043  1
2015 Akçay Ç, Anderson RC, Nowicki S, Beecher MD, Searcy WA. Quiet threats: Soft song as an aggressive signal in birds Animal Behaviour. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.03.009  1
2014 Akçay C, Campbell SE, Beecher MD. Individual differences affect honest signalling in a songbird. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 281: 20132496. PMID 24307671 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2013.2496  1
2014 Akçay C, Campbell SE, Reed VA, Beecher MD. Song sparrows do not learn more songs from aggressive tutors Animal Behaviour. 94: 151-159. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.06.003  1
2014 Searcy WA, Akçay C, Nowicki S, Beecher MD. Aggressive Signaling in Song Sparrows and Other Songbirds Advances in the Study of Behavior. 46: 89-125. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-800286-5.00003-1  1
2013 Akçay Ç, Tom ME, Campbell SE, Beecher MD. Song type matching is an honest early threat signal in a hierarchical animal communication system. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 280: 20122517. PMID 23378665 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2012.2517  1
2012 Templeton CN, Reed VA, Campbell SE, Beecher MD. Spatial movements and social networks in juvenile male song sparrows. Behavioral Ecology : Official Journal of the International Society For Behavioral Ecology. 23: 141-152. PMID 22479140 DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arr167  1
2012 Templeton CN, Burt JM, Campbell SE, Lent K, Brenowitz EA, Beecher MD. Immediate and long-term effects of testosterone on song plasticity and learning in juvenile song sparrows. Behavioural Processes. 90: 254-60. PMID 22387677 DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2012.02.002  1
2012 Templeton CN, Campbell SE, Beecher MD. Territorial song sparrows tolerate juveniles during the early song-learning phase Behavioral Ecology. 23: 916-923. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/ars056  1
2012 Akçay C, Searcy WA, Campbell SE, Reed VA, Templeton CN, Hardwick KM, Beecher MD. Who initiates extrapair mating in song sparrows? Behavioral Ecology. 23: 44-50. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arr147  1
2012 Akçay C, Beecher MD. Signalling while fighting: Further comments on soft song Animal Behaviour. 83. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2011.11.029  1
2012 Templeton CN, Akçay C, Campbell SE, Beecher MD. Soft song is a reliable signal of aggressive intent in song sparrows Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 66: 1503-1509. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-012-1405-5  1
2011 Hill CE, Akçay C, Campbell SE, Beecher MD. Extrapair paternity, song, and genetic quality in song sparrows Behavioral Ecology. 22: 73-81. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arq171  1
2011 Akçay C, Tom ME, Holmes D, Campbell SE, Beecher MD. Sing softly and carry a big stick: Signals of aggressive intent in the song sparrow Animal Behaviour. 82: 377-382. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2011.05.016  1
2011 Searcy WA, Beecher MD. Continued scepticism that song overlapping is a signal Animal Behaviour. 81: e1-e4. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2010.10.013  1
2010 Templeton CN, Akçay C, Campbell SE, Beecher MD. Juvenile sparrows preferentially eavesdrop on adult song interactions. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 277: 447-53. PMID 19846461 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2009.1491  1
2010 Nulty B, Burt JM, Akçay C, Templeton CN, Elizabeth Campbell S, Beecher MD. Song Learning in Song Sparrows: Relative Importance of Autumn vs. Spring Tutoring Ethology. 116: 653-661. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2010.01782.x  1
2010 Horning CL, Beecher MD, Stoddard PK, Campbell SE. Song Perception in the Song Sparrow: Importance of Different Parts of the Song in Song Type Classification Ethology. 94: 46-58. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0310.1993.tb00546.x  1
2010 Akçay C, Reed VA, Campbell SE, Templeton CN, Beecher MD. Indirect reciprocity: Song sparrows distrust aggressive neighbours based on eavesdropping Animal Behaviour. 80: 1041-1047. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2010.09.009  1
2009 Searcy WA, Beecher MD. Song as an aggressive signal in songbirds Animal Behaviour. 78: 1281-1292. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2009.08.011  1
2009 Akçay C, Wood WE, Searcy WA, Templeton CN, Campbell SE, Beecher MD. Good neighbour, bad neighbour: song sparrows retaliate against aggressive rivals Animal Behaviour. 78: 97-102. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2009.03.023  1
2008 Beecher MD. Chapter 4 Function and Mechanisms of Song Learning in Song Sparrows* Advances in the Study of Behavior. 38: 167-225. DOI: 10.1016/S0065-3454(08)00004-1  1
2007 Burt JM, O'Loghlen AL, Templeton CN, Campbell SE, Beecher MD. Assessing the importance of social factors in bird song learning: A test using computer-simulated tutors Ethology. 113: 917-925. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2007.01415.x  1
2007 Nordby JC, Campbell SE, Beecher MD. Selective attrition and individual song repertoire development in song sparrows Animal Behaviour. 74: 1413-1418. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2007.02.008  1
2007 Beecher MD, Burt JM, O'Loghlen AL, Templeton CN, Campbell SE. Bird song learning in an eavesdropping context Animal Behaviour. 73: 929-935. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2006.10.013  1
2005 Beecher MD, Brenowitz EA. Functional aspects of song learning in songbirds. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 20: 143-9. PMID 16701358 DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2005.01.004  1
2005 Brenowitz EA, Beecher MD. Song learning in birds: diversity and plasticity, opportunities and challenges. Trends in Neurosciences. 28: 127-32. PMID 15749165 DOI: 10.1016/j.tins.2005.01.004  1
2005 Beecher MD, Campbell SE. The role of unshared songs in singing interactions between neighbouring song sparrows Animal Behaviour. 70: 1297-1304. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2005.03.008  1
2004 Beecher MD, Burt JM. The role of social interaction in bird song learning Current Directions in Psychological Science. 13: 224-228. DOI: 10.1111/j.0963-7214.2004.00313.x  1
2003 Reeves BJ, Beecher MD, Brenowitz EA. Seasonal changes in avian song control circuits do not cause seasonal changes in song discrimination in song sparrows. Journal of Neurobiology. 57: 119-29. PMID 14556278 DOI: 10.1002/neu.10257  1
2002 Nordby JC, Campbell SE, Beecher MD. Adult song sparrows do not alter their song repertoires Ethology. 108: 39-50. DOI: 10.1046/j.1439-0310.2002.00752.x  1
2002 Burt JM, Bard SC, Campbell SE, Beecher MD. Alternative forms of song matching in song sparrows Animal Behaviour. 63: 1143-1151. DOI: 10.1006/anbe.2002.3011  1
2001 Beecher MD, Campbell SE, Stoddard PK. Correlation of song learning and territory establishment strategies in the song sparrow. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 91: 1450-4. PMID 11607460 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.91.4.1450  1
2001 Burt JM, Campbell SE, Beecher MD. Song type matching as threat: A test using interactive playback Animal Behaviour. 62: 1163-1170. DOI: 10.1006/anbe.2001.1847  1
2001 Nordby JC, Campbell SE, Beecher MD. Late song learning in song sparrows Animal Behaviour. 61: 835-846. DOI: 10.1006/anbe.2000.1673  1
2000 Nordby JC, Campbell SE, Burt JM, Beecher MD. Social influences during song development in the song sparrow: a laboratory experiment simulating field conditions. Animal Behaviour. 59: 1187-1197. PMID 10877898 DOI: 10.1006/anbe.1999.1412  1
2000 Beecher MD, Campbell SE, Nordby JC. Territory tenure in song sparrows is related to song sharing with neighbours, but not to repertoire size. Animal Behaviour. 59: 29-37. PMID 10640364 DOI: 10.1006/anbe.1999.1304  1
2000 Beecher MD, Campbell SE, Burt JM, Hill CE, Nordby JC. Song-type matching between neighbouring song sparrows. Animal Behaviour. 59: 21-27. PMID 10640363 DOI: 10.1006/anbe.1999.1276  1
2000 Burt JM, Lent KL, Beecher MD, Brenowitz EA. Lesions of the anterior forebrain song control pathway in female canaries affect song perception in an operant task. Journal of Neurobiology. 42: 1-13. PMID 10623896 DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-4695(200001)42:1<1::AID-NEU1>3.0.CO;2-6  1
2000 Peters S, Searcy WA, Beecher MD, Nowicki S. Geographic variation in the organization of Song Sparrow repertoires Auk. 117: 936-942.  1
1999 O'Loghlen AL, Beecher MD. Mate, neighbour and stranger songs: A female song sparrow perspective Animal Behaviour. 58: 13-20. DOI: 10.1006/anbe.1999.1125  1
1999 Hill CE, Campbell SE, Nordby JC, Burt JM, Beecher MD. Song sharing in two populations of song sparrows (Melospiza melodia) Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 46: 341-349.  1
1999 Nordby JC, Campbell SE, Beecher MD. Ecological correlates of song learning in song sparrows Behavioral Ecology. 10: 287-297.  1
1998 Marean GC, Burt JM, Beecher MD, Rubel EW. Auditory perception following hair cell regeneration in European starling (Sturnus vulgaris): frequency and temporal resolution. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 103: 3567-80. PMID 9637039 DOI: 10.1121/1.423085  1
1997 Beecher MD, Campbell SE, Nordby JC. Bird song learning as an adaptive strategy Ciba Foundation Symposia. 269-281. PMID 9386917  1
1997 Smith GT, Brenowitz EA, Beecher MD, Wingfield JC. Seasonal changes in testosterone, neural attributes of song control nuclei, and song structure in wild songbirds. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 17: 6001-10. PMID 9221796  1
1997 O'Loghlen AL, Beecher MD. Sexual preferences for mate song types in female song sparrows Animal Behaviour. 53: 835-841. DOI: 10.1006/anbe.1996.0348  1
1996 Beecher MD, Stoddard PK, Campbell SE, Horning CL. Repertoire matching between neighbouring song sparrows Animal Behaviour. 51: 917-923.  1
1995 Marean GC, Cunningham D, Burt JM, Beecher MD, Rubel EW. Regenerated hair cells in the European starling: are they more resistant to kanamycin ototoxicity than original hair cells? Hearing Research. 82: 267-76. PMID 7775291 DOI: 10.1016/0378-5955(94)00183-Q  1
1994 Beecher MD, Campbell SE, Burt JM. Song perception in the song sparrow: birds classify by song type but not by singer Animal Behaviour. 47: 1343-1351. DOI: 10.1006/anbe.1994.1182  1
1994 Beecher MD, Campbell SE, Stoddard PK. Correlation of song learning and territory establishment strategies in the song sparrow Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 91: 1450-1454.  1
1993 Marean GC, Burt JM, Beecher MD, Rubel EW. Hair cell regeneration in the European starling (Sturnus vulgaris): recovery of pure-tone detection thresholds. Hearing Research. 71: 125-36. PMID 8113131 DOI: 10.1016/0378-5955(93)90028-Y  1
1993 Medvin MB, Stoddard PK, Beecher MD. Signals for parent-offspring recognition: a comparative analysis of the begging calls of cliff swallows and barn swallows Animal Behaviour. 45: 841-850. DOI: 10.1006/anbe.1993.1105  1
1992 Loesche P, Beecher MD, Stoddard PK. Perception of cliff swallow calls by birds (Hirundo pyrrhonota and Sturnus vulgaris) and humans (Homo sapiens). Journal of Comparative Psychology (Washington, D.C. : 1983). 106: 239-47. PMID 1395493 DOI: 10.1037/0735-7036.106.3.239  1
1992 Stoddard PK, Beecher MD, Loesche P, Elizabeth Campbell S. Memory Does not Constrain Individual Recognition in A Bird With Song Repertoires Behaviour. 122: 274-287. DOI: 10.1163/156853992X00543  1
1992 Stoddard PK, Beecher MD, Campbell SE, Horning CL. Song-type matching in the song sparrow Canadian Journal of Zoology. 70: 1440-1444. DOI: 10.1139/z92-200  1
1991 Schwagmeyer PL, Mock DW, Lamey TC, Lamey CS, Beecher MD. Effects of sibling contact on hatch timing in an asynchronously hatching bird Animal Behaviour. 41: 887-894. DOI: 10.1016/S0003-3472(05)80355-0  1
1991 Stoddard PK, Beecher MD, Horning CL, Campbell SE. Recognition of individual neighbors by song in the song sparrow, a species with song repertoires Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 29: 211-215. DOI: 10.1007/BF00166403  1
1991 Beecher MD. Successes and failures of parent-offspring recognition in animals Kin Recognition. 94-124.  1
1989 Beecher MD. Signalling systems for individual recognition: an information theory approach Animal Behaviour. 38: 248-261. DOI: 10.1016/S0003-3472(89)80087-9  1
1988 Beecher MD. Kin recognition in birds Behavior Genetics. 18: 465-482. PMID 3056385 DOI: 10.1007/BF01065515  1
1988 Beecher MD. Spectrographic analysis of animal vocalizations: Implications of the “uncertainty principle” Bioacoustics. 1: 187-208. DOI: 10.1080/09524622.1988.9753091  1
1988 Stoddard PK, Beecher MD, Willis MS. Response of territorial male song sparrows to song types and variations Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 22: 125-130. DOI: 10.1007/BF00303547  1
1987 Beecher MD. Pure-tone thresholds of the squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus) Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 55: 196-198. PMID 4205762 DOI: 10.1121/1.1928152  1
1986 Beecher MD, Medvin MB, Stoddard PK, Loesche P. Acoustic adaptations for parent-offspring recognition in swallows Experimental Biology. 45: 179-193. PMID 3525221  1
1986 Medvin MB, Beecher MD. Parent-offspring recognition in the barn swallow (Hirundo rustica) Animal Behaviour. 34: 1627-1639. DOI: 10.1016/S0003-3472(86)80251-2  1
1984 Petersen MR, Beecher MD, Zoloth SR, Green S, Marler PR, Moody DB, Stebbins WC. Neural lateralization of vocalizations by Japanese macaques: communicative significance is more important than acoustic structure. Behavioral Neuroscience. 98: 779-90. PMID 6487413 DOI: 10.1037//0735-7044.98.5.779  1
1983 Stoddard PK, Beecher MD. Parental recognition of offspring in the cliff swallow Auk. 100: 795-799.  1
1982 Beecher MD. Signature systems and kin recognition Integrative and Comparative Biology. 22: 477-490. DOI: 10.1093/icb/22.3.477  1
1982 Beecher MD. Introduction to the symposium: From individual to species recognition: Theories and mechanisms Integrative and Comparative Biology. 22: 475. DOI: 10.1093/icb/22.3.475  1
1981 Beecher MD, Beecher IM, Hahn S. Parent-offspring recognition in bank swallows (Riparia riparia): II. Development and acoustic basis Animal Behaviour. 29. DOI: 10.1016/S0003-3472(81)80156-X  1
1981 Beecher MD, Beecher IM, Lumpkin S. Parent-offspring recognition in bank swallows (Riparia riparia): I. Natural history Animal Behaviour. 29. DOI: 10.1016/S0003-3472(81)80155-8  1
1980 Brown CH, Beecher MD, Moody DB, Stebbins WC. Localization of noise bands by Old World monkeys. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 68: 127-32. PMID 6771312 DOI: 10.1121/1.384638  1
1979 Beecher MD, Petersen MR, Zoloth SR, Moody DB, Stebbins WC. Perception of conspecific vocalizations by Japanese macaques. Evidence for selective attention and neural lateralization. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 16: 443-60. PMID 399204 DOI: 10.1159/000121881  1
1979 Zoloth SR, Petersen MR, Beecher MD, Green S, Marler P, Moody DB, Stebbins W. Species-specific perceptual processing of vocal sounds by monkeys. Science (New York, N.Y.). 204: 870-3. PMID 108805  1
1979 Brown CH, Beecher MD, Moody DB, Stebbins WC. Locatability of vocal signals in Old World monkeys: Design features for the communication of position Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology. 93: 806-819. DOI: 10.1037/h0077611  1
1979 Beecher MD, Beecher IM. Sociobiology of bank swallows: Reproductive strategy of the male Science. 205: 1282-1285.  1
1978 Petersen MR, Beecher MD, Zoloth SR, Moody DB, Stebbins WC. Neural lateralization of species-specific vocalizations by Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata). Science (New York, N.Y.). 202: 324-7. PMID 99817  1
1978 Brown CH, Beecher MD, Moody DB, Stebbins WC. Localization of primate calls by old world monkeys. Science (New York, N.Y.). 201: 753-4. PMID 97785  1
1978 Brown CH, Beecher MD, Moody DB, Stebbins WC. Localization of pure tones by Old World monkeys Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 63: 1484-1492. DOI: 10.1121/1.381842  1
1976 Beecher MD, Jackson DE. Rate-dependent effect of amphetamine in rats: Extension to between-subjects effect Psychopharmacologia. 46: 307-309. PMID 951466 DOI: 10.1007/BF00421119  1
1976 Beecher MD. Studies on the hearing of the owl monkey (Aotus trivirgatus) Laboratory Animal Science. 26: 1068-1072. PMID 828224  1
1976 Sinnott JM, Beecher MD, Moody DB, Stebbins WC. Speech sound discrimination by monkeys and humans. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 60: 687-95. PMID 824334 DOI: 10.1121/1.381140  1
1974 Beecher MD. Hearing in the owl monkey (Aotus trivirgatus): I. Auditory sensitivity Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology. 86: 898-901. PMID 4208866 DOI: 10.1037/h0036416  1
1971 Beecher MD. OPERANT CONDITIONING IN THE BAT PHYLLOSTOMUS HASTATUS Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. 16: 219-223. PMID 5121858 DOI: 10.1901/jeab.1971.16-219  1
1971 Beecher MD, Harrison JM. Rapid acquisition of an auditory localization discrimination by rats Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. 16: 193-199. PMID 5121856 DOI: 10.1901/jeab.1971.16-193  1
1969 Harrison JM, Beecher MD. Control of responding by the location of an auditory stimulus: role of rise time of the stimulus Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. 12: 217-227. PMID 5781148  1
1967 Masterton B, Diamond IT, Harrison JM, Beecher MD. Medial superior olive and sound localization Science. 155: 1696-1697. PMID 6020300  1
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