Tricia Rubi

Publications

Rubi, T.L., Clark, D.L., Keller, J.S., and Uetz, G.W. (in press). Courtship behavior and coloration influence conspicuousness of wolf spiders (Schizocosa ocreata (Hentz)) to avian predators. Behavioural Processes.  Behav Proc

Polnaszek, T.J., Rubi, T.L., and Stephens, D.W. (2017). When it’s good to signal badness: using objective measures of discriminability to test the value of conspicuousness. Animal Behaviour 129: 113-125. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2017.05.009   An Behav   PDF

Rubi, T.L. and Stephens, D.W. (2016). Why complex signals matter, sometimes. In Bee, M.A. and Miller, C.T., eds, Psychological Mechanisms in Animal Communication. Springer International Publishing, New York. pp. 119-135. SpringerLink   PDF

Rubi, T.L. and Stephens, D.W. (2016). Does multimodality per se improve receiver performance? An explicit comparison of multimodal versus unimodal complex signals in a learned signal-following task. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 70 (3): 409-416. doi: 10.1007/s00265-016-2061-y   Behav Ecol Sociobiol   PDF

Rubi, T.L. and Stephens, D.W. (2016). Should receivers follow multiple signal components? An economic perspective. Behavioral Ecology 27 (1): 36-44. doi: 10.1093/beheco/arv121 Behav Ecol   PDF

Freeman, N.J., Pasternak, G.M., Rubi, T.L., Barrett, L., and Henzi, S.P. (2012). Evidence for scent-marking in vervet monkeys? Primates 53 (3): 311-315.   Primates   PDF