Ecophysiology of Stress

Newman Lab Publications

29. Stothart MR, Bobbie CB, Schulte-Hostedde AI, Boonstra R, Palme R, Mykytczuk CS, Newman AEM. 2016. Stress and the microbiome: linking glucocorticoids to bacterial community dynamics in wild red squirrels. Biology Letters, 12: 20150875.  pdf

28. Pakkala JJ, Norris DR, Sedinger JS, Newman AEM. 2016. Experimental effects of early-life corticosterone on the HPA axis and pre-migratory behaviour in a wild songbird. Functional Ecology, in press.  pdf

27. Woodworth BK, Newman AEM, Turbek SP, Dossman BC, Hobson KA, Wassenaar LI, Mitchell GW, Wheelwright NT, Norris DR. 2016. The early arrival hypothesis explains sex differences in winter latitude of a short-distance migratory songbird. Oecologia, in press.

26.  Newman AEM, Edmunds N, Ferraro S, Heffell Q, Merritt G, Pakkala JJ, Schilling C, Schorno S. 2015. Using ecology to inform physiology studies: implications of high population density in the laboratory. AJP: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 208: R449-R454.   pdf

25.  Wada H, Newman AEM, Hall ZJ, Soma KK, MacDougall-Shackleton SA. 2014. Effects of corticosterone and DHEA on doublecortin immunoreactivity in the adult song control system of song sparrows. Journal of Developmental Neurobiology,74: 52-62.   pdf

24.  Fiske JA, Gannon D, Newman AEM. 2013. The effects of repeated investigator handling on growth rate and the acute stress response in Leach’s Storm-Petrel chicks. Journal of Field Ornithology, 84:425-432.   pdf

23.  Dantzer BJ, Newman AEM, Boonstra R, Palme R, Boutin S, Humphries MM, McAdam AG. 2013. Density cues trigger maternal stress hormones that increase adaptive offspring growth in a wild mammal. Science, 340: 1215-1217.   pdf

22.  Pakkala J, Norris DR, Newman AEM. 2013. An experimental test of the capture-restraint protocol for estimating the acute stress response. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 86: 279-284.   pdf

21.  Williams H, Levin I, Norris DR, Newman AEM, Wheelwright, NT. 2013. Three decades of cultural evolution in Savannah sparrow songs. Animal Behaviour, 85: 213-223.   pdf

20.  Newman AEM, Zanette LY, Clinchy M, Goodenough N, Soma KK. 2013. Stress in the wild: chronic predator pressure and acute restraint affect plasma DHEA and corticosterone levels in a songbird. Stress, 16: 363-367.   pdf

19.  Mitchell GW, Newman AEM, Wikelski M, Norris DR. 2012. Timing of breeding carries over to influence migratory departure in a songbird: an automated radio tracking study. Journal of Animal Ecology, 81: 1024-1033.   pdf

18.  Kupferschmidt DA, Newman AEM, Boonstra R, Erb S. 2011. Antagonism of cannabinoid 1 receptors reverses the anxiety-like behaviour induced by central injections of corticotropin-releasing factor and cocaine withdrawal. Neuroscience, 204: 125-133.   pdf

17.  Newman AEM, Soma KK. 2011. Aggressive interactions differentially modulate local and systemic levels of corticosterone and DHEA in a wild songbird. Hormones and Behavior 60:389-396.   pdf

16.  Charlier TD, Newman AEM, Heimovics SA, Po KWL, Saldanha CJ, Soma KK. 2011. Rapid effects of aggressive interactions on aromatase activity and oestradiol in discrete brain regions of wild male white-crowned sparrows. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 23:742-753.   pdf

15.  Clinchy M, Zanette L, Charlier TD, Newman AEM, Schmidt KL, Boonstra R, Soma KK. 2011. Multiple measures elucidate glucocorticoid responses to environmental variation in predation threat. Oecologia 166:607-614.   pdf

14.  An YS, Kriengwatana B, Newman AEM, MacDougall-Shackleton EA, MacDougall-Shackleton SA. 2011. Social rank, neophobia, and observational learning in black-capped chickadees. Behavior 148:55-69.

13.  Newman AEM, Macdougall-Shackleton SA, An Y, Kriengwatana B, Soma KK. 2010. Corticosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone have opposing effects on adult neuroplasticity in the avian song control system. Journal of Comparative Neurology 518:3662-78.   pdf

12.  Pradhan DS, Newman AEM, Wacker DW, Wingfield JC, Schlinger BA, Soma KK. 2010. Aggressive interactions rapidly increase androgen synthesis in the brain during the non-breeding season. Hormones and Behavior 57:381-389.  pdf

11.  Charlier TD, Po KW, Newman AEM, Shah AH, Saldanha CJ, Soma KK. 2010. 17b-estradiol levels in male zebra finch brain: combining Palkovits punch technique and an ultrasensitive radioimmunoassay. General and Comparative Endocrinology 167:18-26.   pdf

10.  Macdougall-Shackleton SA, Dindia L, Newman AEM, Potvin DA, Stewart KA, Macdougall-Shackleton EA. 2009. Stress, song and survival in sparrows. Biology Letters 5:746-748.   pdf

9.  Scotti MA, Schmidt KL, Newman AEM, Bonu T, Soma KK, Demas GE. 2009. Aggressive encounters differentially affect serum dehydroepiandrosterone and testosterone concentrations in male Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus). Hormones and Behavior 56:376-381.

8.  Newman AEM, Soma KK. 2009. Corticosterone and DHEA in wild songbird brain: effects of season and acute stress. European Journal of Neuroscience 29:1905-1914.   pdf

7.  Boonstra R, Lane JE, Boutin S, Bradley A, Desantis L, Newman AEM, Soma KK. 2008. Plasma DHEA levels in wild, territorial red squirrels: seasonal variation and the effect of ACTH. General and Comparative Endocrinology 158:61-67.   pdf

6.  Newman AEM, Pradhan DS, Soma KK. 2008. DHEA and corticosterone are regulated by season and acute stress in a wild songbird: jugular versus brachial plasma. Endocrinology 149: 2537-2545.   pdf

5.  Newman AEM, Chin EH, Schmidt KL, Bond L, Wynne-Edwards KE, Soma KK. 2008. Analysis of steroids in songbird plasma and brain by coupling solid phase extraction to radioimmunoassay. General and Comparative Endocrinology 155:503-510.   pdf

4.  Sheldon LD, Chin EH, Gill SA, Schmaltz G, Newman AEM, Soma KK. 2008. Effects of blood collection on wild birds: an update. Journal of Avian Biology 39:369-378.   pdf

3.  Soma KK, Scotti MA, Newman AEM, Charlier TD, Demas GE. 2008. Novel mechanisms for neuroendocrine regulation of aggression. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology 29:476-489.   pdf

2.  Newman AEM, Xiao C, Robertson RM. 2005. Synaptic thermoprotection in a desert-dwelling Drosophila species. Journal of Neurobiology 64:170-180.   pdf

1.  Newman AEM, Foerster M, Shoemaker KL, Robertson RM. 2003. Stress-induced thermotolerance of ventilatory motor pattern generation in the locust. Journal of Insect Physiology 49:1039-1047.   pdf