Molly E. Cummings, Ph.D. - Publications

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University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, U.S.A. 

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2020 Wallace KJ, Rausch RT, Ramsey ME, Cummings ME. Sex differences in cognitive performance and style across domains in mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis). Animal Cognition. PMID 32166514 DOI: 10.1007/s10071-020-01367-2  0.6
2019 Ramsey ME, Fry D, Cummings ME. Isotocin increases female avoidance of males in a coercive mating system: Assessing the social salience hypothesis of oxytocin in a fish species. Hormones and Behavior. 112: 1-9. PMID 30902535 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2019.03.001  0.6
2018 Cummings ME, Endler JA. 25 Years of sensory drive: the evidence and its watery bias. Current Zoology. 64: 471-484. PMID 30108628 DOI: 10.1093/cz/zoy043  0.96
2016 Friesen CN, Ramsey ME, Cummings ME. Differential sensitivity to estrogen-induced opsin expression in two poeciliid freshwater fish species. General and Comparative Endocrinology. PMID 28013033 DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2016.12.009  0.6
2016 Gu Y, Carrizo C, Gilerson AA, Brady PC, Cummings ME, Twardowski MS, Sullivan JM, Ibrahim AI, Kattawar GW. Polarimetric imaging and retrieval of target polarization characteristics in underwater environment. Applied Optics. 55: 626-37. PMID 26835939  0.4
2015 Brady PC, Gilerson AA, Kattawar GW, Sullivan JM, Twardowski MS, Dierssen HM, Gao M, Travis K, Etheredge RI, Tonizzo A, Ibrahim A, Carrizo C, Gu Y, Russell BJ, Mislinski K, ... ... Cummings ME, et al. Open-ocean fish reveal an omnidirectional solution to camouflage in polarized environments. Science (New York, N.Y.). 350: 965-9. PMID 26586762 DOI: 10.1126/science.aad5284  0.88
2015 Dreher CE, Cummings ME, Pröhl H. An Analysis of Predator Selection to Affect Aposematic Coloration in a Poison Frog Species. Plos One. 10: e0130571. PMID 26110826 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130571  0.88
2015 Zhao S, Brady PC, Gao M, Etheredge RI, Kattawar GW, Cummings ME. Broadband and polarization reflectors in the lookdown, Selene vomer. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society. 12: 20141390. PMID 25673301 DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2014.1390  0.88
2015 Crothers LR, Cummings ME. A multifunctional warning signal behaves as an agonistic status signal in a poison frog Behavioral Ecology. 26: 560-568. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/aru231  0.88
2015 Cummings ME, Ramsey ME. Mate choice as social cognition: Predicting female behavioral and neural plasticity as a function of alternative male reproductive tactics Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 6: 125-131. DOI: 10.1016/j.cobeha.2015.10.001  0.88
2015 Cummings ME. The mate choice mind: Studying mate preference, aversion and social cognition in the female poeciliid brain Animal Behaviour. 103: 249-258. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.02.021  0.88
2014 Calabrese GM, Brady PC, Gruev V, Cummings ME. Polarization signaling in swordtails alters female mate preference. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111: 13397-402. PMID 25197061 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1321368111  0.88
2014 Wong RY, Cummings ME. Expression patterns of neuroligin-3 and tyrosine hydroxylase across the brain in mate choice contexts in female swordtails. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 83: 231-43. PMID 24854097 DOI: 10.1159/000360071  0.88
2014 Ramsey ME, Vu W, Cummings ME. Testing synaptic plasticity in dynamic mate choice decisions: N-methyl D-aspartate receptor blockade disrupts female preference. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 281: 20140047. PMID 24807251 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.0047  0.88
2014 Wang SM, Ramsey ME, Cummings ME. Plasticity of the mate choice mind: courtship evokes choice-like brain responses in females from a coercive mating system. Genes, Brain, and Behavior. 13: 365-75. PMID 24548673 DOI: 10.1111/gbb.12124  0.88
2014 Gilerson A, Gu Y, Carrizo C, Ibrahim A, El-Habashi A, Foster R, Brady P, Cummings ME, Ahmed S. Underwater imaging of polarized targets Proceedings of Spie - the International Society For Optical Engineering. 9111. DOI: 10.1117/12.2053749  0.88
2014 Veilleux CC, Jacobs RL, Cummings ME, Louis EE, Bolnick DA. Opsin Genes and Visual Ecology in a Nocturnal Folivorous Lemur International Journal of Primatology. 35: 88-107. DOI: 10.1007/s10764-013-9708-6  0.88
2013 Gilerson AA, Stepinski J, Ibrahim AI, You Y, Sullivan JM, Twardowski MS, Dierssen HM, Russell B, Cummings ME, Brady P, Ahmed SA, Kattawar GW. Benthic effects on the polarization of light in shallow waters. Applied Optics. 52: 8685-705. PMID 24513934 DOI: 10.1364/AO.52.008685  0.88
2013 Brady PC, Travis KA, Maginnis T, Cummings ME. Polaro-cryptic mirror of the lookdown as a biological model for open ocean camouflage. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110: 9764-9. PMID 23716701 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1222125110  0.88
2013 Crothers LR, Cummings ME. Warning signal brightness variation: sexual selection may work under the radar of natural selection in populations of a polytypic poison frog. The American Naturalist. 181: E116-24. PMID 23594556 DOI: 10.1086/670010  0.88
2013 Twomey E, Yeager J, Brown JL, Morales V, Cummings M, Summers K. Phenotypic and Genetic Divergence among Poison Frog Populations in a Mimetic Radiation. Plos One. 8: e55443. PMID 23405150 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055443  0.88
2013 Kültz D, Clayton DF, Robinson GE, Albertson C, Carey HV, Cummings ME, Dewar K, Edwards SV, Hofmann HA, Gross LJ, Kingsolver JG, Meaney MJ, Schlinger BA, Shingleton AW, Sokolowski MB, et al. New frontiers for organismal biology Bioscience. 63: 464-471. DOI: 10.1525/bio.2013.63.6.8  0.88
2013 Ryan MJ, Cummings ME. Perceptual biases and mate choice Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. 44: 437-459. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-ecolsys-110512-135901  0.88
2013 Cummings ME, Crothers LR. Interacting selection diversifies warning signals in a polytypic frog: An examination with the strawberry poison frog Evolutionary Ecology. 27: 693-710. DOI: 10.1007/s10682-013-9648-9  0.88
2012 Wong RY, Ramsey ME, Cummings ME. Localizing brain regions associated with female mate preference behavior in a swordtail. Plos One. 7: e50355. PMID 23209722 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050355  0.88
2012 Veilleux CC, Cummings ME. Nocturnal light environments and species ecology: implications for nocturnal color vision in forests. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 215: 4085-96. PMID 22899522 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.071415  0.88
2012 Cummings ME. Looking for sexual selection in the female brain. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 367: 2348-56. PMID 22777022 DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2012.0105  0.88
2012 Ramsey ME, Maginnis TL, Wong RY, Brock C, Cummings ME. Identifying context-specific gene profiles of social, reproductive, and mate preference behavior in a fish species with female mate choice. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 6: 62. PMID 22557945 DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2012.00062  0.88
2012 Maan ME, Cummings ME. Poison frog colors are honest signals of toxicity, particularly for bird predators. The American Naturalist. 179: E1-14. PMID 22173468 DOI: 10.1086/663197  0.88
2012 Lynch KS, Ramsey ME, Cummings ME. The mate choice brain: comparing gene profiles between female choice and male coercive poeciliids. Genes, Brain, and Behavior. 11: 222-9. PMID 22008245 DOI: 10.1111/j.1601-183X.2011.00742.x  0.88
2012 Yeager J, Brown JL, Morales V, Cummings M, Summers K. Testing for selection on color and pattern in a mimetic radiation Current Zoology. 58: 668-676.  0.88
2011 You Y, Tonizzo A, Gilerson AA, Cummings ME, Brady P, Sullivan JM, Twardowski MS, Dierssen HM, Ahmed SA, Kattawar GW. Measurements and simulations of polarization states of underwater light in clear oceanic waters. Applied Optics. 50: 4873-93. PMID 21857713 DOI: 10.1364/AO.50.004873  0.88
2011 Crothers L, Gering E, Cummings M. Aposematic signal variation predicts male-male interactions in a polymorphic poison frog Evolution. 65: 599-605. PMID 21271999 DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.01154.x  0.88
2011 Ramsey ME, Wong RY, Cummings ME. Estradiol, reproductive cycle and preference behavior in a northern swordtail. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 170: 381-90. PMID 20977908 DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2010.10.012  0.88
2011 Richards-Zawacki CL, Cummings ME. Intraspecific reproductive character displacement in a polymorphic poison dart frog, Dendrobates pumilio. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 65: 259-67. PMID 20825478 DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.01124.x  0.88
2011 Wong RY, So P, Cummings ME. How female size and male displays influence mate preference in a swordtail Animal Behaviour. 82: 691-697. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2011.06.024  0.88
2010 Brady P, Cummings M. Differential response to circularly polarized light by the jewel scarab beetle chrysina gloriosa American Naturalist. 175: 614-620. PMID 20302426 DOI: 10.1086/651593  0.88
2010 Brown JL, Maan ME, Cummings ME, Summers K. Evidence for selection on coloration in a Panamanian poison frog: A coalescent-based approach Journal of Biogeography. 37: 891-901. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2009.02260.x  0.88
2009 Maan ME, Cummings ME. Sexual dimorphism and directional sexual selection on aposematic signals in a poison frog. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106: 19072-7. PMID 19858491 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0903327106  0.88
2009 Cummings ME, Gelineau-Kattner R. The energetic costs of alternative male reproductive strategies in Xiphophorus nigrensis. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 195: 935-46. PMID 19688216 DOI: 10.1007/s00359-009-0469-9  0.88
2008 Maan ME, Cummings ME. Female preferences for aposematic signal components in a polymorphic poison frog. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 62: 2334-45. PMID 18616568 DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2008.00454.x  0.88
2008 Cummings ME, Bernal XE, Reynaga R, Rand AS, Ryan MJ. Visual sensitivity to a conspicuous male cue varies by reproductive state in Physalaemus pustulosus females. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 211: 1203-10. PMID 18375844 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.012963  0.88
2008 Cummings ME, Larkins-Ford J, Reilly CR, Wong RY, Ramsey M, Hofmann HA. Sexual and social stimuli elicit rapid and contrasting genomic responses. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 275: 393-402. PMID 18055387 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2007.1454  0.88
2008 Cummings ME, Jordão JM, Cronin TW, Oliveira RF. Visual ecology of the fiddler crab, Uca tangeri: effects of sex, viewer and background on conspicuousness Animal Behaviour. 75: 175-188. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2007.04.016  0.88
2007 Cummings ME. Sensory trade-offs predict signal divergence in Surfperch. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 61: 530-45. PMID 17348918 DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2007.00047.x  0.88
2006 Cummings ME, García de León FJ, Mollaghan DM, Ryan MJ. Is UV ornamentation an amplifier in swordtails? Zebrafish. 3: 91-100. PMID 18248249 DOI: 10.1089/zeb.2006.3.91  0.88
2006 Darst CR, Cummings ME, Cannatella DC. A mechanism for diversity in warning signals: conspicuousness versus toxicity in poison frogs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 103: 5852-7. PMID 16574774 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0600625103  0.88
2006 Darst CR, Cummings ME. Predator learning favours mimicry of a less-toxic model in poison frogs. Nature. 440: 208-11. PMID 16525472 DOI: 10.1038/nature04297  0.88
2006 Cummings M, Mollaghan D. Repeatability and consistency of female preference behaviours in a northern swordtail, Xiphophorus nigrensis Animal Behaviour. 72: 217-224. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2006.01.009  0.88
2005 Grether GF, Cummings ME, Hudon J. Countergradient variation in the sexual coloration of guppies (Poecilia reticulata): drosopterin synthesis balances carotenoid availability. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 59: 175-88. PMID 15792237  0.88
2004 Cummings ME. Modelling divergence in luminance and chromatic detection performance across measured divergence in surfperch (Embiotocidae) habitats. Vision Research. 44: 1127-45. PMID 15050816 DOI: 10.1016/j.visres.2003.12.013  0.88
2003 Cummings ME, Rosenthal GG, Ryan MJ. A private ultraviolet channel in visual communication. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 270: 897-904. PMID 12803903 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2003.2334  0.88
2003 Cummings ME, Zimmerman RC. Light harvesting and the package effect in the seagrasses Thalassia testudinum Banks ex König and Zostera marina L.: Optical constraints on photoacclimation Aquatic Botany. 75: 261-274. DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3770(02)00180-8  0.88
2001 Cummings ME, Partridge JC. Visual pigments and optical habitats of surfperch (Embiotocidae) in the California kelp forest. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 187: 875-89. PMID 11866186 DOI: 10.1007/s00359-001-0258-6  0.88
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