Lauren V. Riters - Publications

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University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI 

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2020 Stevenson SA, Piepenburg A, Spool JA, Angyal CS, Hahn AH, Zhao C, Riters LV. Endogenous opioids facilitate intrinsically-rewarded birdsong. Scientific Reports. 10: 11083. PMID 32632172 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-67684-1  1
2020 Zhao C, Chang L, Auger AP, Gammie SC, Riters LV. Mu opioid receptors in the medial preoptic area govern social play behavior in adolescent male rats. Genes, Brain, and Behavior. PMID 32388931 DOI: 10.1111/gbb.12662  0.72
2019 Alger SJ, Kelm-Nelson CA, Stevenson SA, Juang C, Gammie SC, Riters LV. Complex patterns of dopamine-related gene expression in the ventral tegmental area of male zebra finches relate to dyadic interactions with long-term female partners. Genes, Brain, and Behavior. e12619. PMID 31634415 DOI: 10.1111/gbb.12619  1
2019 Lattin CR, Merullo DP, Riters LV, Carson RE. In vivo imaging of D receptors and corticosteroids predict behavioural responses to captivity stress in a wild bird. Scientific Reports. 9: 10407. PMID 31320692 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-46845-x  0.72
2019 Hahn AH, Spool JA, Angyal CS, Stevenson SA, Riters LV. Conditioned place preferences induced by hearing song outside the breeding season relate to neural dopamine D and cannabinoid CB gene expression in female European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Behavioural Brain Research. 111970. PMID 31128162 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2019.111970  1
2019 Riters LV, Kelm-Nelson CA, Spool JA. Why Do Birds Flock? A Role for Opioids in the Reinforcement of Gregarious Social Interactions. Frontiers in Physiology. 10: 421. PMID 31031641 DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2019.00421  1
2018 Spool JA, Merullo DP, Zhao C, Riters LV. Co-localization of mu-opioid and dopamine D1 receptors in the medial preoptic area and bed nucleus of the stria terminalis across seasonal states in male European starlings. Hormones and Behavior. PMID 30423316 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2018.11.003  1
2018 Spool JA, Jay MD, Riters LV. Nest box exploration may stimulate breeding physiology and alter mRNA expression in the medial preoptic area of female European starlings. The Journal of Experimental Biology. PMID 29695491 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.174441  1
2018 Merullo DP, Asogwa CN, Sanchez-Valpuesta M, Hayase S, Pattnaik BR, Wada K, Riters LV. Neurotensin and neurotensin receptor 1 mRNA expression in song-control regions changes during development in male zebra finches. Developmental Neurobiology. PMID 29569407 DOI: 10.1002/dneu.22589  0.72
2018 Merullo DP, Spool JA, Zhao C, Riters LV. Co-localization patterns of neurotensin receptor 1 and tyrosine hydroxylase in brain regions involved in motivation and social behavior in male European starlings. Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy. PMID 29407461 DOI: 10.1016/j.jchemneu.2018.01.002  1
2017 Riters LV, Spool JA, Merullo DP, Hahn AH. Song practice as a rewarding form of play in songbirds. Behavioural Processes. PMID 29031813 DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2017.10.002  1
2017 Spool JA, Riters LV. Associations Between Environmental Resources and the "Wanting" and "Liking" of Male Song in Female Songbirds. Integrative and Comparative Biology. PMID 28985327 DOI: 10.1093/icb/icx117  1
2017 Hahn AH, Merullo DP, Spool JA, Angyal CS, Stevenson SA, Riters LV. Song-associated reward correlates with endocannabinoid-related gene expression in male European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Neuroscience. PMID 28147243 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2017.01.028  1
2016 Riters LV, Cordes MA, Stevenson SA. Prodynorphin and kappa opioid receptor mRNA expression in the brain relates to social status and behavior in male European starlings. Behavioural Brain Research. PMID 27913257 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2016.11.050  0.76
2016 Alger SJ, Larget BR, Riters LV. A novel statistical method for behaviour sequence analysis and its application to birdsong. Animal Behaviour. 116: 181-193. PMID 27667850 DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.04.001  1
2016 Spool JA, Stevenson SA, Angyal CS, Riters LV. Contributions of testosterone and territory ownership to sexually-motivated behaviors and mRNA expression in the medial preoptic area of male European starlings. Hormones and Behavior. PMID 27633459 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2016.09.004  1
2016 Merullo DP, Angyal CS, Stevenson SA, Riters LV. Song in an Affiliative Context Relates to the Neural Expression of Dopamine- and Neurotensin-Related Genes in Male European Starlings. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. PMID 27614972 DOI: 10.1159/000448191  1
2016 DeVries MS, Cordes MA, Rodriguez JD, Stevenson SA, Riters LV. Neural endocannabinoid CB1 receptor expression, social status, and behavior in male European starlings. Brain Research. PMID 27206544 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2016.05.031  1
2015 Merullo DP, Cordes MA, Susan DeVries M, Stevenson SA, Riters LV. Neurotensin neural mRNA expression correlates with vocal communication and other highly-motivated social behaviors in male European starlings. Physiology & Behavior. 151: 155-61. PMID 26192712 DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2015.07.019  0.76
2015 DeVries MS, Cordes MA, Stevenson SA, Riters LV. Differential relationships between D1 and D2 dopamine receptor expression in the medial preoptic nucleus and sexually-motivated song in male European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Neuroscience. 301: 289-97. PMID 26079111 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.06.011  0.76
2015 Merullo DP, Cordes MA, Stevenson SA, Riters LV. Neurotensin immunolabeling relates to sexually-motivated song and other social behaviors in male European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Behavioural Brain Research. 282: 133-43. PMID 25595421 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2015.01.007  1
2015 Cordes MA, Stevenson SA, Driessen TM, Eisinger BE, Riters LV. Sexually-motivated song is predicted by androgen-and opioid-related gene expression in the medial preoptic nucleus of male European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Behavioural Brain Research. 278: 12-20. PMID 25264575 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2014.09.029  1
2015 Merullo DP, Cordes MA, DeVries MS, Stevenson SA, Riters LV. Neurotensin neural mRNA expression correlates with vocal communication and other highly-motivated social behaviors in male European starlings Physiology and Behavior. 151: 155-161. DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2015.07.019  1
2015 DeVries MS, Cordes MA, Stevenson SA, Riters LV. Differential relationships between D1 and D2 dopamine receptor expression in the medial preoptic nucleus and sexually-motivated song in male European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) Neuroscience. 301: 289-297. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.06.011  1
2014 Riters LV, Stevenson SA, DeVries MS, Cordes MA. Reward associated with singing behavior correlates with opioid-related gene expression in the medial preoptic nucleus in male European starlings. Plos One. 9: e115285. PMID 25521590 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115285  1
2014 Cordes MA, Stevenson SA, Riters LV. Status-appropriate singing behavior, testosterone and androgen receptor immunolabeling in male European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Hormones and Behavior. 65: 329-39. PMID 24594286 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2014.02.010  1
2014 Riters LV, Pawlisch BA, Kelm-Nelson CA, Stevenson SA. Inverted-U shaped effects of D1 dopamine receptor stimulation in the medial preoptic nucleus on sexually motivated song in male European starlings. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 39: 650-62. PMID 24528137 DOI: 10.1111/ejn.12429  1
2013 Kelm-Nelson CA, Riters LV. Curvilinear relationships between mu-opioid receptor labeling and undirected song in male European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Brain Research. 1527: 29-39. PMID 23774651 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2013.06.010  1
2013 Kelm-Nelson CA, Stevenson SA, Cordes MA, Riters LV. Modulation of male song by naloxone in the medial preoptic nucleus. Behavioral Neuroscience. 127: 451-7. PMID 23544595 DOI: 10.1037/a0032329  1
2013 Riters LV, Ellis JM, Angyal CS, Borkowski VJ, Cordes MA, Stevenson SA. Links between breeding readiness, opioid immunolabeling, and the affective state induced by hearing male courtship song in female European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Behavioural Brain Research. 247: 117-24. PMID 23473880 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2013.02.041  1
2013 Ellis JM, Riters LV. Patterns of phosphorylated tyrosine hydroxylase vary with song production in female starlings. Brain Research. 1498: 41-9. PMID 23270608 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2012.12.020  1
2013 Ellis JM, Riters LV. Patterns of FOS protein induction in singing female starlings. Behavioural Brain Research. 237: 148-56. PMID 23022365 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2012.09.004  1
2012 Kelm-Nelson CA, Stevenson SA, Riters LV. Context-dependent links between song production and opioid-mediated analgesia in male European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Plos One. 7: e46721. PMID 23056422 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046721  1
2012 Pawlisch BA, Kelm-Nelson CA, Stevenson SA, Riters LV. Behavioral indices of breeding readiness in female European starlings correlate with immunolabeling for catecholamine markers in brain areas involved in sexual motivation. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 179: 359-68. PMID 22999823 DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2012.09.007  1
2012 Riters LV. The role of motivation and reward neural systems in vocal communication in songbirds. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology. 33: 194-209. PMID 22569510 DOI: 10.1016/j.yfrne.2012.04.002  1
2012 Riters LV, Stevenson SA. Reward and vocal production: song-associated place preference in songbirds. Physiology & Behavior. 106: 87-94. PMID 22285212 DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2012.01.010  1
2012 Ellis JM, Riters LV. Vocal parameters that indicate threat level correlate with FOS immunolabeling in social and vocal control brain regions. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 79: 128-40. PMID 22179056 DOI: 10.1159/000334078  1
2011 Heimovics SA, Salvante KG, Sockman KW, Riters LV. Individual differences in the motivation to communicate relate to levels of midbrain and striatal catecholamine markers in male European starlings. Hormones and Behavior. 60: 529-39. PMID 21907203 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2011.08.001  1
2011 Alger SJ, Juang C, Riters LV. Social affiliation relates to tyrosine hydroxylase immunolabeling in male and female zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata). Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy. 42: 45-55. PMID 21605658 DOI: 10.1016/j.jchemneu.2011.05.005  1
2011 Pawlisch BA, Stevenson SA, Riters LV. α₁-Noradrenegic receptor antagonism disrupts female songbird responses to male song. Neuroscience Letters. 496: 20-4. PMID 21463661 DOI: 10.1016/j.neulet.2011.03.078  1
2011 Heimovics SA, Cornil CA, Ellis JM, Ball GF, Riters LV. Seasonal and individual variation in singing behavior correlates with α2-noradrenergic receptor density in brain regions implicated in song, sexual, and social behavior. Neuroscience. 182: 133-43. PMID 21397668 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2011.03.012  1
2011 Riters LV. Pleasure seeking and birdsong. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 35: 1837-45. PMID 21251924 DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2010.12.017  1
2011 Kelm CA, Forbes-Lorman RM, Auger CJ, Riters LV. Mu-opioid receptor densities are depleted in regions implicated in agonistic and sexual behavior in male European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) defending nest sites and courting females. Behavioural Brain Research. 219: 15-22. PMID 21147175 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2010.12.003  1
2011 Riters LV, Alger SJ. Hormonal Regulation of Avian Courtship and Mating Behaviors Hormones and Reproduction of Vertebrates - Volume 4. 153-180. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-374929-1.10006-X  1
2010 Pawlisch BA, Riters LV. Selective behavioral responses to male song are affected by the dopamine agonist GBR-12909 in female European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Brain Research. 1353: 113-24. PMID 20633541 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2010.07.003  1
2010 Riters LV. Evidence for opioid involvement in the motivation to sing. Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy. 39: 141-50. PMID 19995531 DOI: 10.1016/j.jchemneu.2009.03.008  1
2009 Heimovics SA, Cornil CA, Ball GF, Riters LV. D1-like dopamine receptor density in nuclei involved in social behavior correlates with song in a context-dependent fashion in male European starlings. Neuroscience. 159: 962-73. PMID 19356680 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2009.01.042  1
2009 Alger SJ, Maasch SN, Riters LV. Lesions to the medial preoptic nucleus affect immediate early gene immunolabeling in brain regions involved in song control and social behavior in male European starlings. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 29: 970-82. PMID 19245371 DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2009.06637.x  1
2008 Heimovics SA, Riters LV. Evidence that dopamine within motivation and song control brain regions regulates birdsong context-dependently. Physiology & Behavior. 95: 258-66. PMID 18619478 DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2008.06.009  1
2007 Riters LV, Olesen KM, Auger CJ. Evidence that female endocrine state influences catecholamine responses to male courtship song in European starlings. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 154: 137-49. PMID 17606257 DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2007.05.029  1
2007 Riters LV, Pawlisch BA. Evidence that norepinephrine influences responses to male courtship song and activity within song control regions and the ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus in female European starlings. Brain Research. 1149: 127-40. PMID 17379191 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2007.02.059  1
2007 Heimovics SA, Riters LV. ZENK labeling within social behavior brain regions reveals breeding context-dependent patterns of neural activity associated with song in male European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Behavioural Brain Research. 176: 333-43. PMID 17113163 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2006.10.023  1
2006 Alger SJ, Riters LV. Lesions to the medial preoptic nucleus differentially affect singing and nest box-directed behaviors within and outside of the breeding season in European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Behavioral Neuroscience. 120: 1326-36. PMID 17201478 DOI: 10.1037/0735-7044.120.6.1326  1
2006 Heimovics SA, Riters LV. Breeding-context-dependent relationships between song and cFOS labeling within social behavior brain regions in male European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Hormones and Behavior. 50: 726-35. PMID 16914152 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2006.06.013  1
2006 Schroeder MB, Riters LV. Pharmacological manipulations of dopamine and opioids have differential effects on sexually motivated song in male European starlings. Physiology & Behavior. 88: 575-84. PMID 16784760 DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2006.05.011  1
2005 Heimovics SA, Riters LV. Immediate early gene activity in song control nuclei and brain areas regulating motivation relates positively to singing behavior during, but not outside of, a breeding context. Journal of Neurobiology. 65: 207-24. PMID 16155901 DOI: 10.1002/neu.20181  1
2005 Riters LV, Schroeder MB, Auger CJ, Eens M, Pinxten R, Ball GF. Evidence for opioid involvement in the regulation of song production in male European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Behavioral Neuroscience. 119: 245-55. PMID 15727529 DOI: 10.1037/0735-7044.119.1.245  1
2004 Riters LV, Teague DP, Schroeder MB, Cummings SE. Vocal production in different social contexts relates to variation in immediate early gene immunoreactivity within and outside of the song control system. Behavioural Brain Research. 155: 307-18. PMID 15364491 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2004.05.002  1
2004 Ball GF, Auger CJ, Bernard DJ, Charlier TD, Sartor JJ, Riters LV, Balthazart J. Seasonal plasticity in the song control system: multiple brain sites of steroid hormone action and the importance of variation in song behavior. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1016: 586-610. PMID 15313796 DOI: 10.1196/annals.1298.043  1
2004 Riters LV, Alger SJ. Neuroanatomical evidence for indirect connections between the medial preoptic nucleus and the song control system: possible neural substrates for sexually motivated song. Cell and Tissue Research. 316: 35-44. PMID 14968358 DOI: 10.1007/s00441-003-0838-6  1
2004 Riters LV, Teague DP, Schroeder MB. Social status interacts with badge size and neuroendocrine physiology to influence sexual behavior in male house sparrows (Passer domesticus). Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 63: 141-50. PMID 14726623 DOI: 10.1159/000076240  1
2003 Riters LV, Teague DP. The volumes of song control nuclei, HVC and lMAN, relate to differential behavioral responses of female European starlings to male songs produced within and outside of the breeding season. Brain Research. 978: 91-8. PMID 12834902 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-8993(03)02771-9  1
2002 Riters LV, Ball GF. Sex differences in the densities of alpha 2-adrenergic receptors in the song control system, but not the medial preoptic nucleus in zebra finches. Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy. 23: 269-77. PMID 12048110 DOI: 10.1016/S0891-0618(02)00005-4  1
2002 Ball GF, Riters LV, Balthazart J. Neuroendocrinology of song behavior and avian brain plasticity: multiple sites of action of sex steroid hormones. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology. 23: 137-78. PMID 11950243 DOI: 10.1006/frne.2002.0230  1
2002 Riters LV, Eens M, Pinxten R, Ball GF. Seasonal changes in the densities of alpha(2) noradrenergic receptors are inversely related to changes in testosterone and the volumes of song control nuclei in male European starlings. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 444: 63-74. PMID 11835182 DOI: 10.1002/cne.10131  1
2001 Riters LV, Baillien M, Eens M, Pinxten R, Foidart A, Ball GF, Balthazart J. Seasonal variation in androgen-metabolizing enzymes in the diencephalon and telencephalon of the male European starling (Sturnus vulgaris). Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 13: 985-97. PMID 11737557 DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2826.2001.00723.x  1
2001 Absil P, Riters LV, Balthazart J. Preoptic aromatase cells project to the mesencephalic central gray in the male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). Hormones and Behavior. 40: 369-83. PMID 11673910 DOI: 10.1006/hbeh.2001.1702  1
2000 Riters LV, Eens M, Pinxten R, Duffy DL, Balthazart J, Ball GF. Seasonal changes in courtship song and the medial preoptic area in male European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Hormones and Behavior. 38: 250-61. PMID 11104643 DOI: 10.1006/hbeh.2000.1623  1
1999 Riters LV, Ball GF. Lesions to the medial preoptic area affect singing in the male European starling (Sturnus vulgaris). Hormones and Behavior. 36: 276-86. PMID 10603291 DOI: 10.1006/hbeh.1999.1549  1
1999 Riters LV, Erichsen JT, Krebs JR, Bingman VP. Neurochemical evidence for at least two regional subdivisions within the homing pigeon (Columba livia) caudolateral neostriatum. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 412: 469-87. PMID 10441234 DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1096-9861(19990927)412:3<469::AID-CNE7>3.0.CO;2-8  1
1999 Riters LV, Absil P, Balthazart J. Effects of naloxone on the acquisition and expression of appetitive and consummatory sexual behavior in male Japanese quail. Physiology & Behavior. 66: 763-73. PMID 10405104 DOI: 10.1016/S0031-9384(99)00014-1  1
1999 Riters LV, Bingman VP. The effects of lesions to the caudolateral neostriatum on sun compass based spatial learning in homing pigeons. Behavioural Brain Research. 98: 1-15. PMID 10210517 DOI: 10.1016/S0166-4328(98)00045-X  1
1998 Riters LV, Absil P, Balthazart J. Effects of brain testosterone implants on appetitive and consummatory components of male sexual behavior in Japanese quail. Brain Research Bulletin. 47: 69-79. PMID 9766392 DOI: 10.1016/S0361-9230(98)00064-1  1
1998 Bingman VP, Strasser R, Baker C, Riters LV. Paired-associate learning is unaffected by combined hippocampal and parahippocampal lesions in homing pigeons. Behavioral Neuroscience. 112: 533-40. PMID 9676971 DOI: 10.1037/0735-7044.112.3.533  1
1998 Riters LV, Balthazart J. Behavioral evidence for individual recognition in Japanese quail Behaviour. 135: 551-578.  1
1997 Riters LV, Panksepp J. Effects of vasotocin on aggressive behavior in male Japanese quail. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 807: 478-80. PMID 9071374 DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb51943.x  1
1996 Kohler EC, Riters LV, Chaves L, Bingman VP. The muscarinic acetylcholine antagonist scopolamine impairs short-distance homing pigeon navigation. Physiology & Behavior. 60: 1057-61. PMID 8884933 DOI: 10.1016/0031-9384(96)00144-8  1
1996 Leutgeb S, Husband S, Riters LV, Shimizu T, Bingman VP. Telencephalic afferents to the caudolateral neostriatum of the pigeon. Brain Research. 730: 173-81. PMID 8883901 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-8993(96)00444-1  1
1994 Riters LV, Bingman VP. The NMDA-receptor antagonist MK-801 impairs navigational learning in homing pigeons. Behavioral and Neural Biology. 62: 50-9. PMID 7945145 DOI: 10.1016/S0163-1047(05)80058-5  1
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