Selected recent publications
Firth JA. et al. 2018. Personality shapes pair bonding in a wild bird social system. Nature Ecology & Evolution; DOI: 10.1038/s41559-018-0670-8
Someveille M, Firth JA et al. 2018. Movement and conformity interact to establish local behavioural traditions in animal populations. PLoS Computational Biology; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1006647
Firth JA et al. 2018. Spatial, temporal and demographic based differences in wild great tits’ nest-site visits and the consequences for reproduction. Journal of Avian Biology; DOI: 10.1111/jav.01740
Firth J, Firth JA et al. 2018. Association Between Muscular Strength and Cognition in People With Major Depression or Bipolar Disorder and Healthy Controls. JAMA Psychiatry; DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2018.0503
Firth JA. et al. 2017. Indirectly connected: simple social differences can explain the causes and apparent consequences of complex social network positions. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences; DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.1939.
Bosse M, Spurgin LG, Laine VN, Cole EF, Firth JA. et al. 2017. Recent natural selection causes adaptive evolution of an avian polygenic trait. Science; DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.1939.
Firth JA. et al. 2017. Wild birds respond to flockmate loss by increasing their social network associations to others. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences; DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0299.
Firth, JA. & Sheldon, BC. 2016. Social carry-over effects underpin trans-seasonally linked structure in a wild bird population. Ecology Letters; 19 (11): 1324–1332
Firth, JA. et al. 2016. Pathways of information transmission amongst wild songbirds follow experimentally imposed changes to social foraging structure. Biology Letters; 12 (6): 20160144
Firth, JA. et al. 2015. Experimental Evidence that Social Relationships Determine Individual Foraging Behavior. Current Biology; 25 (23): 3138–43
Firth, JA. & Sheldon, BC. 2015. Experimental manipulation of avian social structure reveals segregation is carried over across contexts. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences; 282 (1802): 20142350
Firth, JA. et al. 2015. The influence of nonrandom extra-pair paternity on heritability estimates derived from wild pedigrees. Evolution; 69(5): 1336-44