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Laskowski, K.L., Moiron, M., Niemelä, P.T., 2020. Integrating behavior in life-history theory: allocation versus acquisition? Trends in Ecology & Evolution 36:132-138.

Dhellemmes, F., Finger, J.-S., Smukall, M.J., Gruber, S.H., Guttridge, T.L., Laskowski, K.L., Krause, J., n.d. Personality-driven life history trade-offs differ in two subpopulations of free-ranging predators. Journal of Animal Ecology 90:260-272.

Moiron, M., K.L. Laskowski, P. Niemelä. Individual differences in behavior explain variation in survival: a meta-analysis. Ecology Letters 23:399-408.

Dhellemmes, F.*, J.S. Finger, K.L. Laskowski, T.L. Guttridge, J. Krause. Comparing behavioural syndromes across time and ecological conditions in a free-ranging predator. Animal Behaviour 162: 23-33.

Michelangeli, M., B. Melki-Webner, K.L. Laskowski, B.B.M. Wong, D.G. Chapple. Impacts of caudal autotomy on personality. Animal Behavior 162:67-78.


Montiglio, P.O., K.M. Gotanda, C.F. Kratochwil, K.L. Laskowski, D.R Farine. Hierarchically-embedded interaction networks in the study of behavioural and community ecology. Behavioral Ecology 31:279-286.

                 * EcoEvoInteract group: all authors contributed equally

Kralj-Fišer, S., K.L. Laskowski, F. Garcia-Gonzalez. Sex differences in the genetic architecture of aggressiveness in a sexually dimorphic spider. Ecology & Evolution 9:10758-10766

Laskowski, K.L, C. Doran, D. Bierbach, J. Krause, M. Wolf. Naturally clonal vertebrates are an untapped resource in ecology and evolution research. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3:161-169.

Doran, C., D. Bierbach, K.L. Laskowski. Familiarity increases aggressiveness among clonal fish. Animal Behaviour 148:153-159.


Mennen, G.J.*, K.L. Laskowski. Defense is the best offense: invasive prey behaviour more important than native predator behaviour. Animal Behaviour 138:157-164

                   * mentored Master’s student

Jolles, J.W., K.L. Laskowski, N.J. Boogert, A. Manica. Repeatable group differences in collective behavior of stickleback shoals across ecological contexts. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 285: 20172629

Jacobs, A., C. Doran, D.S. Murray, J. Duffill Telsnig, K.L. Laskowski, N.A.R. Jones, S.K. Auer, K. Praebel. On the challenges and opportunities facing fish biology: a discussion of five key knowledge gaps. Journal of Fish Biology 92: 690-698.


Bierbach, D*., K.L. Laskowski* & M. Wolf. Behavioural individuality arises in a clonal fish despite near-identical rearing conditions. Nature Communications 8, 15361

     * these authors contributed equally

Arlinghaus, R., K.L. Laskowski, J. Alós, T. Klefoth, C.T. Monk, S. Nakayama, A. Schröder.  Passive gear-induced timidity syndrome in wild fish populations and its potential ecological and managerial implications. Fish and Fisheries 8: 360-373.


Nakayama, S., K.L. Laskowski, T. Klefoth, R. Arlinghaus. Between- and within-individual variation in activity increases with water temperature in wild perch. Behavioral Ecology 6: 1676-1683

Laskowski, K.L., D. Bierbach, M. Wolf. The making of winners (and losers): how early social interactions determine adult social structure in a clonal fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283: 20160183.

Arlinghaus, R., J. Alós, T. Klefoth, K.L. Laskowski, C.T. Monk, S. Nakayama, A. Schröder. Consumptive tourism causes timidity, rather than boldness, syndromes. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 31: 92-94.

Laskowski, K.L, C.T. Monk, G. Polverino, J. Alós, S. Nakayama, G. Staaks, T. Mehner, R.A. Arlinghaus. Behaviour in a standardized assay, but not metabolic or growth rate, predicts behavioural variation in an adult aquatic top predator in the wild. Journal of Fish Biology 88: 1544-1563.

Bierbach, D., K.L. Laskowski, A.-L. Brandt, W. Chen, J. Jourdan, B. Streit, M. Plath. Highly variable, unpredictable activity patterns in invasive, but not native amphipod species. Aquatic Ecology 50: 261-271.

Miller, R., K.L. Laskowski, M. Schiestl, T. Bugnyar, C. Schwab. Socially driven consistent behavioral differences during development in common ravens and carrion crows. PLOS one 11:e0148822.


Laskowski, K.L., S. Pearish, M. Bensky, A.M. Bell. Predictors of individual variation in movement in a natural population of threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Advances in Ecological Research 52:65-90


Laskowski, K.L. & A.M. Bell. Strong personalities, not social niches, drive individual differences in social behaviours in sticklebacks. Animal Behaviour 90: 287-295.

David M., M. Le-Ho, K.L. Laskowski, M. Salignon, M.A.F. Gillingham, LA. Giraldeau. Individual differences in behavioral consistency are related to sequential access to resources and body condition in a producer-scrounger game. Frontiers in Ecology & Evolution 2: 19.

David M., M.A.F. Gillingham, M. Salignon, K.L. Laskowski & LA. Giraldeau. Speed accuracy trade-off and its consequences in a scramble competition context. Animal Behaviour 90: 255-262.


Laskowski, K.L. & A.M. Bell. Competition avoidance drives individual differences in response to a changing food resource in sticklebacks. Ecology Letters 16: 746-753.

Hogan, K.* & K.L. Laskowski. Indirect information transfer: threespined sticklebacks use behavioral alarm cues from frightened conspecifics about an unseen predator. Ethology 119: 999-1005.

                        * mentored undergraduate author

Hodges, T.K., K.L. Laskowski, G. Squadrito, M. De Luca & J. Leips. Defense traits of larval Drosophila melanogaster exhibit genetically based tradeoffs against different species of parasitoids. Evolution 67: 749-760.

Welsh, D.P., M. Zhou, S.M. Mussmann, L.G. Fields, C.L. Thomas, S.P. Pearish, S.L. Kilburn, J.L. Parker, L.R. Stein, J.A. Bartlett, C.R. Bertram, T.J. Bland, K.L. Laskowski, B.C. Mommer, X. Zhuang & R.C. Fuller. The effects of age, sex, and habitat on body size and shape of the blackstripe topminnow, Fundulus notatus. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 108: 784-789.


Szczepaniec, A., S. Creary, K.L. Laskowski, J. Nyrop & M. Raupp. Neonicotinoid insecticide Imidacloprid causes outbreaks of spider mites on elm trees in urban landscapes. PLoS one 6(5): e20018.


Bell, A.M., S.J. Hankison & K.L. Laskowski.  The repeatability of behaviour: a meta-analysis. Animal Behaviour 77(4):771-783.