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  1. Game theory in biology: 50 years and onwards
  2. Social interaction can select for reduced ability
  3. Behavioural specialization and learning in social networks
  4. The evolution of social learning as phenotypic cue integration
  5. Learning, exploitation and bias in games
  6. Behavioural flexibility and reputation formation
  7. Fatness and fitness: exposing the logic of evolutionary explanations for obesity
  8. The influence of the starvation-predation trade-off on the relationship between ambient temperature and body size among endotherms
  9. Costs of Foraging Predispose Animals to Obesity-Related Mortality when Food Is Constantly Abundant
  10. Genes as cues: phenotypic integration of genetic and epigenetic information from a Darwinian perspective
  11. Adaptive learning can result in a failure to profit from good conditions: implications for understanding depression
  12. A dynamic framework for the study of optimal birth intervals reveals the importance of sibling competition and mortality risks
  13. The Evolution of Transgenerational Integration of Information in Heterogeneous Environments
  14. Sexual conflict over parental care promotes the evolution of sex differences in care and the ability to care
  15. Reputation can enhance or suppress cooperation through positive feedback
  16. Risk attitudes in a changing environment: An evolutionary model of the fourfold pattern of risk preferences.
  17. Clarifying the relationship between prospect theory and risk-sensitive foraging theory
  18. The starvation–predation trade-off shapes the strategic use of protein for energy during fasting
  19. Capital and income breeding: the role of food supply
  20. The evolution of decision rules in complex environments
  21. Natural selection can favour 'irrational' behaviour
  22. Cues, strategies, and outcomes: how migrating vertebrates track environmental change
  23. The parental investment models of Maynard Smith: a retrospective and prospective view
  24. On the Evolution and Optimality of Mood States
  25. Towards a richer evolutionary game theory
  26. On evolutionary explanations of cognitive biases
  27. Foraging currencies, metabolism and behavioural routines
  28. An Adaptive Response to Uncertainty Generates Positive and Negative Contrast Effects
  29. Adaptive between-individual differences in social competence
  30. Understanding the placebo effect from an evolutionary perspective
  31. Predicting demographically sustainable rates of adaptation: can great tit breeding time keep pace with climate change?
  32. Generalized Optimal Risk Allocation: Foraging and Antipredator Behavior in a Fluctuating Environment
  33. Does natural selection favour the Rescorla–Wagner rule?
  34. On the Evolution of Personalities via Frequency-Dependent Selection
  35. Timing in a fluctuating environment: environmental variability and asymmetric fitness curves can lead to adaptively mismatched avian reproduction
  36. The Starvation-Predation Trade-Off Predicts Trends in Body Size, Muscularity, and Adiposity between and within Taxa
  37. It is optimal to be optimistic about survival
  38. When is it adaptive to be patient? A general framework for evaluating delayed rewards
  39. Is optimism optimal? Functional causes of apparent behavioural biases
  40. The ecological rationality of state-dependent valuation.
  41. Sexual conflict over parental investment in repeated bouts: negotiation reduces overall care
  42. Cues and the optimal timing of activities under environmental changes
  43. Optimal foraging for multiple nutrients in an unpredictable environment
  44. Timing of avian reproduction in unpredictable environments
  45. Decision-making under uncertainty: biases and Bayesians
  46. The evolution of unconditional strategies via the ‘multiplier effect’
  47. The state of Darwinian theory
  48. Environmental variability can select for optimism or pessimism
  49. Cooperation among non-relatives evolves by state-dependent generalized reciprocity
  50. Variation and the response to variation as a basis for successful cooperation
  51. Information is a fitness enhancing resource
  52. Integrating function and mechanism
  53. Deterioration, death and the evolution of reproductive restraint in late life
  54. Capital breeding and income breeding: their meaning, measurement, and worth
  55. Animal migration: linking models and data beyond taxonomic limits
  56. The optimal coyness game
  57. Evolution of trust and trustworthiness: social awareness favours personality differences
  58. Mammalian choices: combining fast-but-inaccurate and slow-but-accurate decision-making systems
  59. Simple learning rules to cope with changing environments
  60. Should females prefer to mate with low-quality males?
  62. A Theoretical Investigation of the Effect of Latitude on Avian Life Histories
  63. Sperm Allocation Strategies and Female Resistance: A Unifying Perspective
  64. The Scaling of Diving Time Budgets: Insights from an Optimality Approach
  65. A model for the evolutionary maintenance of monogyny in spiders
  66. Optimal moult strategies in migratory birds
  67. The coevolution of choosiness and cooperation
  68. Migration speed and scheduling of annual events by migrating birds in relation to climate change
  69. The effect of energy reserves and food availability on optimal immune defence
  70. Teaching with Evaluation in Ants
  71. Parental care as a differential game: A dynamic extension of the Houston–Davies game
  72. Violations of transitivity under fitness maximization
  73. Stability and value of male care for offspring: is it worth only half the trouble?
  74. Capital or income breeding? A theoretical model of female reproductive strategies
  75. Cooperation should not be assumed
  76. Paying for information: partial loads in central place foragers
  77. State and Value
  78. John Maynard Smith and the importance of consistency in evolutionary game theory
  79. Annual routines of non-migratory birds: optimal moult strategies
  80. Is it better to give information, receive it, or be ignorant in a two-player game?
  81. Stress, resource allocation, and mortality
  82. The hidden cost of information in collective foraging
  83. A theoretical investigation of the effect of predators on foraging behaviour and energy reserves
  84. Information and its use by animals in evolutionary ecology
  85. If animals know their own fighting ability, the evolutionarily stable level of fighting is reduced
  86. Conflict between parents over care
  87. The behavioural ecology of personality: consistent individual differences from an adaptive perspective
  88. The effects of background mortality on optimal reproduction in a seasonal environment
  89. Variation in behaviour promotes cooperation in the Prisoner's Dilemma game
  90. The effect of thermoregulatory substitution on optimal energy reserves of small birds in winter
  91. When to parasitize? A dynamic optimization model of reproductive strategies in a cooperative breeder
  92. Measurement error and estimates of population extinction risk
  93. The effect of foraging parameters on the probability that a dive is successful
  94. Assessing predation risk: optimal behaviour and rules of thumb
  95. Quantifying male attractiveness
  96. Should young ever be better off with one parent than with two?
  97. A Unifying Framework for Metapopulation Dynamics
  98. The sexual selection continuum
  99. Do parents make independent decisions about desertion?
  100. Sexual Conflict about Parental Care: The Role of Reserves
  101. A theoretical analysis of the energetic costs and consequences of parental care decisions
  102. Optimality Models in Behavioral Biology
  103. A Dynamic Game-theoretic Model of Parental Care
  104. Ways to test stochastic dynamic programming models empirically
  105. Adaptive accounts of physiology and emotion
  106. Multiple patterns of parental care
  107. Incorporating rules for responding into evolutionary games
  108. An ESS model for divorce strategies in birds
  109. Interruptions to foraging and learning in a changing environment
  110. The Timing of Migration within the Context of an Annual Routine
  111. A critical analysis of the titration procedure introduced by Abrahams and Dill (1989)
  112. Phenotypic plasticity in fluctuating environments: consequences of the lack of individual optimization
  113. Finite-horizon dynamic optimisation when the terminal reward is a concave functional of the distribution of the final state
  114. Currencies For Foraging Based on Energetic Gain
  115. A General Technique for Computing Evolutionarily Stable Strategies Based on Errors in Decision-making
  116. Optimal Life Histories for Structured Populations in Fluctuating Environments
  117. Acquisition and Maintenance Costs in the Long-Term Regulation of Avian Fat Reserves
  118. Dyar's Rule and the Investment Principle: optimal moulting strategies if feeding rate is size-dependent and growth is discontinuous
  119. Population Fluctuations, Reproductive Costs and Life-History Tactics in Female Soay Sheep
  120. Risk-Prone Behaviour Under Rules Which Have Evolved in a Changing Environment
  121. Divorce Rates in Birds: Predictions from an Optimization Model
  122. State-dependent life histories
  123. Ideal free distributions under predation risk
  124. State-Dependent Life History Evolution in Soay Sheep: Dynamic Modelling of Reproductive Scheduling
  125. An Evolutionary Approach to Offspring Desertion in Birds
  126. The Evolutionarily Stable Exploitation of a Renewing Resource
  127. Dynamic Optimization in Fluctuating Environments
  128. Implicit frequency dependence and kin selection in fluctuating environments
  129. The distribution of animals between resources: a compromise between equal numbers and equal intake rates
  130. The Effect of a Change in Foraging Options on Intake Rate and Predation Rate
  131. Foraging Routines of Small Birds in Winter: A Theoretical Investigation
  132. Models of Diving and Data from Otters: Comments on Nolet et al. (1993)
  133. Multiple Stable Age Distributions in a Population at Evolutionary Stability
  134. Optimal Foraging of a Reproducing Animal as a Discounted Reward Problem
  135. Timing of Entry into Diapause: Optimal Allocation to "Growth" and "Reproduction" in a Stochastic Environment
  136. General Results concerning the Trade-Off between Gaining Energy and Avoiding Predation
  137. Combining Prey Choice and Patch Use—What Does Rate-maximizing Predict?
  138. State-dependent life-history equations
  139. A Theoretical Investigation of the Fat Reserves and Mortality Levels of Small Birds in Winter
  140. Song, sexual selection, starvation and strategic handicaps
  141. The Job-Search Problem with Competition: An Evolutionarily Stable Dynamic Strategy
  142. Evolutionary Paths in Strategy Space: An Improvement Algorithm for Life-history Strategies
  143. Phenotypic plasticity as a state-dependent life-history decision
  144. Evolutionarily stable levels of vigilance as a function of group size
  145. On the Need for a Sensitive Analysis of Optimization Models, or, "This Simulation Is Not as the Former"
  146. Risk-sensitive foraging: A review of the theory
  147. State-dependent life-history theory and its implications for optimal clutch size
  148. Risk-sensitive foraging: A review of the theory
  149. The Hawk-Dove Game as an Average-Cost Problem
  150. Optimal life histories: A generalisation of the Perron-Frobenius theorem
  151. A model of risk-sensitive foraging for a reproducing animal
  152. The next state of the art
  153. Evolutionarily stable strategies in the repeated hawk–dove game
  154. The Job Search Problem as an Employer-Candidate Game
  155. Genetic algorithms and evolution
  156. State-dependent ideal free distributions
  157. The Effect of Environmental Variability on Growth
  158. Risk-Averse Foraging in Bees: A Comment on the Mode of Harder and Real
  159. The Policy Which Maximises Long-Term Survival of an Animal Faced with the Risks of Starvation and Predation
  160. Risk-sensitive foraging and temperature
  161. The value of fat reserves and the tradeoff between starvation and predation
  162. Why hoard? The economics of food storing in tits, Parus spp.
  163. The Starvation-Predation Trade-Off And Some Behavioural and Ecological Consequences
  164. Policy Improvement and the Newton–Raphson Algorithm for Renewal Reward Processes
  165. The value of food: effects of open and closed economies
  166. State-dependent contests for food
  167. In delay there lies no plenty
  168. Dynamic models in behavioural and evolutionary ecology
  169. There's no such thing as a free lunch
  170. A framework for the functional analysis of behaviour
  171. The ideal free distribution when competitive abilities differ: an approach based on statistical mechanics
  172. Fighting for food: a dynamic version of the Hawk-Dove game
  173. A Stochastic Differential Game with Safe and Risky Choices
  174. Singing to attract a mate: a stochastic dynamic game
  175. Starvation and Predation as Factors Limiting Population Size
  176. Partial preferences and foraging
  177. The maximization of overall reinforcement rate on concurrent chains
  178. Memory and the efficient use of information
  179. Switching between resources and the ideal free distribution
  180. A general framework for understanding the effects of variability and interruptions on foraging behaviour
  181. Relative allocation on concurrent schedules can depend on schedule parameters when behavioral parameters are constant
  182. The Influence of Mortality on the Behaviour That Maximizes Reproductive Success in a Patchy Environment
  183. The Common Currency for Behavioral Decisions
  184. A general theory of central place foraging for single-prey loaders
  185. Optimal foraging and learning
  186. A regularity condition on the transition probability measure of a diffusion process
  187. An Optimal Sequential Policy for Controlling a Markov Renewal Process
  188. A simple model of information use in the exploitation of patchily distributed food
  189. The variability of behaviour and constrained optimization
  190. Imperfectly optimal animals
  191. Testing the marginal value theorem
  192. Control of a Diffusion by Switching between Two Drift-Diffusion Coefficient Pairs
  193. Optimal Control of the Diffusion Coefficient of a Simple Diffusion Process
  194. A sequential approach to risk-taking
  195. Optimal patch use in a stochastic environment
  196. How to maximize reward rate on two variable-interval paradigms
  197. Optimal Stopping for a Markov Process: A New Characterisation of the Optimal Policy
  198. The application of statistical decision theory to animal behaviour
  199. Behaviour of Scalar Perturbations of a Reissner-Nordstrom Black Hole Inside the Event Horizon
  200. Instability of Black Hole Inner Horizons
  201. Understanding invasions in patchy habitats through metapopulation theory
  202. Do we expect natural selection to produce rational behaviour?
  203. VII.3. Game Theory and Behavior
  204. Evolutionary game theory
  205. Communication as information use: insights from statistical decision theory