Vitousek MN, Johnson MA, Downs CJ, Miller ET, Martin LB, Francis CD, Donald JW, Fuxjager MJ, Goymann W, Hau M, Husak JF, Kircher BK, Knapp R, Schoenle LA, Williams TD. 2019. Macroevolutionary patterning in glucocorticoids suggests different selective pressures shape baseline and stress-induced levels. The American Naturalist: In press.
Pegan TM, Winkler DW, Haussmann MF, and Vitousek MN. 2019. Brief, acute increases in corticosterone affect morphology, stress responses, and telomere length, but not post-fledging movements, in a wild songbird. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology: In press.
Taff CC, Zimmer C, and Vitousek MN. 2019. Achromatic plumage brightness predicts stress resilience and social interactions in tree swallows. Behavioral Ecology: In press.
Zimmer C, Taff CC, Ardia DR, Ryan TA, Winkler DW, and Vitousek MN. 2019. On again, off again: acute stress responses and negative feedback together predict resilience to experimental challenges. Functional Ecology: In press.
Vitousek MN, and Schoenle L. 2019. Hormones and behavior: A life history perspective. The Oxford Handbook on Evolutionary Psychology and Behavioral Endocrinology (Eds: Welling LLM, Shackleford TK). In press.
Vitousek MN, Taff CC, Ardia DA, Stedman JS, Zimmer C, and Winkler DW. 2018. The lingering impact of stress: brief acute glucocorticoid exposure has sustained, dose-dependent effects on reproduction. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: 285: 20180722.
Taff CC, Zimmer C, and Vitousek MN. 2018. Efficacy of negative feedback in the HPA axis predicts recovery from acute challenges. Biology Letters 14: 20180131.
Vitousek MN, Taff CC, Hallinger KK, Zimmer C, and Winkler DW. 2018. Hormones and fitness: evidence for trade-offs in glucocorticoid regulation across contexts. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 6(42): 1-14.
Injaian AS, Taff CC, Pearson KL, Gin MMY, Patricelli GL, and Vitousek MN. 2018. Experimental chronic traffic noise exposure alters adult and nestling corticosterone levels, and reduces nestling body condition in a free-livingbird. Hormones and Behavior 106: 19-27.
Taff CC, Schoenle L, and Vitousek MN. 2018. The repeatability of glucocorticoids: a review and meta-analysis. General and Comparative Endocrinology 260: 136-145.
Schoenle LA, Zimmer C, and Vitousek MN. 2018. Understanding context-dependence in glucocorticoid-fitness relationships: the role of the nature of the challenge, the intensity and frequency of stressors, and life history. Integrative and Comparative Biology 58(4): 777-789.
Miles MC, Vitousek MN, Husak JF, Johnson MA, Martin LB, Taff CC, Zimmer C, Lovern MB, and Fuxjager MJ. 2018. Standing variation and the capacity for change: are endocrine phenotypes more variable than other traits? Integrative and Comparative Biology 58(4): 751-762.
Del Giudice M, Buck CL, Chaby LE, Gormally BM, Taff CC, Thawley CJ, Vitousek MN, and Wada H. What is stress? A systems perspective. Integrative and Comparative Biology 58(6): 1019-1032.
Vitousek MN*, Johnson MA*, Donald JW, Francis CD, Fuxjager MJ, Goymann W, Hau M, Husak JF, Kircher BK, Knapp R, Martin LB, Miller ET, Schoenle LA, Uehling JJ, and Williams TD. 2018. HormoneBase: A population-level database of steroid hormone levels across vertebrates. Scientific Data 5:1800097. * co-first authors
Vitousek MN, Johnson MA, Husak JF. 2018. Illuminating endocrine evolution: the power and potential of large-scale comparative analyses. Integrative and Comparative Biology 58(4): 712-719.
Johnson MA, Francis CD, Miller ET, Downs CJ, and Vitousek MN. 2018. Detecting bias in large-scale comparative analysis: methods for expanding the scope of hypothesis-testing with HormoneBase. Integrative and Comparative Biology 58(4): 720-728.
Martin LB, Vitousek MN, Donald J, Flock T, Fuxjager MJ, Goymann W, Hau M, Husak JF, Johnson MA, Kircher B, Knapp R, Miller ET, Schoenle LA, Williams TD, and Francis CD. 2018. IUCN conservation status does not predict glucocorticoid concentrations in reptiles and birds. Integrative and Comparative Biology 58(4): 800-813.
Francis CD, Donald J, Downs C, Fuxjager MJ, Goymann W, Hau M, Husak JF, Johnson MA, Kircher B, Knapp R, Martin LB, Miller ET, Schoenle LA, Vitousek MN, and Williams TD. 2018. Metabolic scaling of stress hormones in vertebrates. Integrative and Comparative Biology 58(4): 729-738.
Garamszegi LZ, Donald J, Francis CD, Fuxjager MJ, Goymann W, Hau M, Husak JF, Johnson MA, Kircher B, Knapp R, Martin LB, Miller ET, Schoenle LA, Vitousek MN, and Williams TD. 2018. Species specific means and within-species variance in glucocorticoid hormones and speciation rate in birds. Integrative and Comparative Biology 58(4): 763-776.
Casagrande S, Garamszegi LZ, Goymann W, Donald J, Francis CD, Fuxjager MJ, Husak JF, Johnson MA, Kircher B, Knapp R, Martin LB, Miller ET, Schoenle LA, Vitousek MN, Williams TD, and Hau M. 2018. Do seasonal glucocorticoid changes depend on reproductive investment? A comparative approach in birds. Integrative and Comparative Biology 58(4): 739-750.
Stedman JM, Hallinger KK, Winkler DW, and Vitousek MN. 2017. Heritable variation in circulating glucocorticoids and endocrine flexibility in a free-living songbird. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 30(9): 1724-1735.
Kelly AM, and Vitousek MN. 2017. Dynamic modulation of sociality and aggression: an examination of plasticity within endocrine and neuroendocrine systems. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 372: 20160243.
Vitousek MN, Jenkins BR, Hubbard JK, Kaiser SA, and Safran RJ. 2017. An experimental test of the effect of brood size on glucocorticoid responses, parental investment, and offspring phenotype. General and Comparative Endocrinology 247: 97-106.
Taff CC, and Vitousek MN. 2016. Endocrine flexibility: optimizing phenotypes in a dynamic world? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31(6): 476-488.
Vitousek MN, Tomášek O, Albrecht T, Wilkins M, and Safran RJ. 2016. Signal traits and oxidative stress: a comparative study across populations with divergent signals. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 4:56.
Wiebe KL, and Vitousek MN. 2015. Melanin plumage ornaments in both sexes of Northern Flicker are associated with body condition and predict reproductive output independent of age. The Auk 132(2): 507-517.
Vitousek MN, Jenkins BR, and Safran RJ. 2014. Stress and success: individual differences in the glucocorticoid stress response predict behavior and reproductive success under high predation risk. Hormones and Behavior 66: 812-819.
Jenkins BR, Vitousek MN, Hubbard JK, and Safran RJ. 2014. An experimental analysis of the heritability of variation in glucocorticoid concentrations in a wild avian population. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 281: 20141302.
Vitousek MN, Zonana D, and Safran RJ. 2014. An integrative view of the signaling phenotype: dynamic links among signals, physiology, behavior, and social context. Current Zoology 60(6): 739-754.
Safran RJ and Vitousek MN. 2014. Ecological and evolutionary connections between morphology, physiology, and behavior. Current Zoology 60(6): 736-738.
Vitousek MN, Stewart RA, and Safran RJ. 2013. Female plumage color influences seasonal oxidative damage and testosterone profiles in a songbird. Biology Letters 9: 20130539.
Jenkins BR, Vitousek MN, and Safran RJ. 2013. Signaling stress? An analysis of phaeomelanin-based plumage color and individual corticosterone levels at two temporal scales in North American barn swallows, Hirundo rustica erythrogaster. Hormones and Behavior 64: 665-672.
Vitousek MN and Romero LM. 2013. Stress responsiveness predicts individual variation in mate selectivity. General and Comparative Endocrinology 187: 32-38.
Vitousek MN, Dor R, and Safran RJ. Sexual selection: Climatic carry-over. 2012. Current Biology 22(2): R61-63.
Vitousek MN and Maldonado G. 2011. Predation of Galápagos marine iguanas (Amblyrhychus cristatus), Herpetological Review 42(3): 425.
Vitousek MN, Mitchell MA, Romero LM, Awerman J, and Wikelski M. 2010. To breed or not to breed: physiological correlates of reproductive status in a facultatively biennial iguanid. Hormones and Behavior 57: 140-146. (Recommended by Faculty of 1000).
Safran RJ, Vitousek MN, Hauber M, and Ghalambor CK. 2010. Sexual selection: a dynamic state of affairs. Response to the comments of Cornwallis and Uller in the article: Towards an evolutionary ecology of sexual traits. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25(8): 429-430.
Vitousek MN, Romero LM, Tarlow E, Cyr NR, and Wikelski M. 2010. Island Tameness: An altered cardiovascular stress response in Galápagos marine iguanas. Physiology and Behavior 99: 544-548. (Featured with cover photo).
Lanterbecq D, Glaberman S, Vitousek MN, Steinfartz S, Benavides E, Wikelski M, and Caccone A. 2010. Genetic differentiation between marine iguanas from different breeding sites on the island of Santa Fe (Galápagos Archipelago). Journal of Heredity 101(6): 663-675. (Featured with cover photo).
Vitousek MN. 2009. Investment in mate choice depends on resource availability in female Galápagos marine iguanas (Amblyrhynchus cristatus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 64(1): 105-113.
Safran RJ and Vitousek MN. 2008. Evolutionary biology: arms races in the eye of the beholder. Current Biology 18(17): R734-736.
Vitousek MN, Rubenstein DR, Nelson KS, and Wikelski M. 2008. Are hotshots always hot? A longitudinal study of hormones, behavior, and reproductive success in male marine iguanas. General and Comparative Endocrinology 157: 227-232.
Vitousek MN, Adleman JS, Gregory N, and St Clair JJH. 2007. Heterospecific alarm call recognition in a non-vocal reptile. Biology Letters 3(6): 632-634.
Vitousek MN, Mitchell MA, Woakes AM, Niemack MD, and Wikelski M. 2007. High costs of female choice in a lekking lizard. PLoS ONE 2(6): e567.
Vitousek MN, Rubenstein DR, and Wikelski M. 2007. The evolution of foraging behavior in the Galápagos marine iguana: natural and sexual selection on body size drives ecological, morphological, and behavioral specialization. In: Lizard Ecology (Reilly SM, McBrayer LD, and Miles DB, Eds). Cambridge University Press, pp. 491-507.
Berger S, Martin LB II, Wikelski M, Romero LM, Kalko EKV, Vitousek MN, and Rödl T. 2005. Corticosterone suppresses immune activity in territorial Galápagos marine iguanas during reproduction. Hormones and Behavior 47 (4): 419-429.
Temeles EJ, Muir AB, Slutsky EB, and Vitousek MN. 2004. Effect of food reductions on territorial behavior of Purple-throated Caribs. Condor 106(3): 691-695.
Vitousek KM, Manke FP, Gray JA, and Vitousek MN. 2004. Caloric restriction for longevity: II- The systematic neglect of behavioral and psychological outcomes in animal research. European Eating Disorders Review 12(6): 338-360.
Invited book reviews and popular science articles:
Vitousek MN. 2017. Opening the black box - mechanisms, evolution, and the theory of the individual. A review of: Integrative Organismal Biology (Eds: Martin LB, Ghalambor CK, and Woods HA). Ecology 98(5): 1477-1478.
Vitousek MN and Zimmer C. 2016. Tree swallows: windows into changing environments. Wrangell Mountains Hardware Store Herald.
Vitousek MN. 2009. Shrinking iguanas: adaptations to a changing climate. Galápagos News, Fall/Winter 2009: 7-9.
Vitousek MN and Wikelski M. 2007. Review of Galápagos: The Islands That Changed the World by Paul D. Stewart. Quarterly Review of Biology 82(4): 432.
Vitousek MN. 2004. Poaching in the Galápagos. Let's Go Ecuador, 1st edition.