Louis Lefebvre - Publications

McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada 
Animal Behaviour

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2020 Ksepka DT, Balanoff AM, Smith NA, Bever GS, Bhullar BS, Bourdon E, Braun EL, Burleigh JG, Clarke JA, Colbert MW, Corfield JR, Degrange FJ, De Pietri VL, Early CM, Field DJ, ... ... Lefebvre L, et al. Tempo and Pattern of Avian Brain Size Evolution. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 32330422 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2020.03.060  0.35
2020 Ducatez S, Sol D, Sayol F, Lefebvre L. Behavioural plasticity is associated with reduced extinction risk in birds. Nature Ecology & Evolution. PMID 32251379 DOI: 10.1038/s41559-020-1168-8  0.36
2019 Ducatez S, Audet JN, Lefebvre L. Speed-accuracy trade-off, detour reaching and response to PHA in Carib grackles. Animal Cognition. PMID 30929104 DOI: 10.1007/s10071-019-01258-1  0.348
2018 Ducatez S, Sayol F, Sol D, Lefebvre L. Are urban vertebrates city specialists, artificial habitat exploiters or environmental generalists? Integrative and Comparative Biology. PMID 30102409 DOI: 10.1093/icb/icy101  0.3
2018 Audet JN, Kayello L, Ducatez S, Perillo S, Cauchard L, Howard JT, O'Connell LA, Jarvis ED, Lefebvre L. Divergence in problem-solving skills is associated with differential expression of glutamate receptors in wild finches. Science Advances. 4: eaao6369. PMID 29546239 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aao6369  0.31
2016 Audet JN, Ducatez S, Lefebvre L. Bajan Birds Pull Strings: Two Wild Antillean Species Enter the Select Club of String-Pullers. Plos One. 11: e0156112. PMID 27533282 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156112  0.372
2016 Ducatez S, Audet JN, Rodriguez JR, Kayello L, Lefebvre L. Innovativeness and the effects of urbanization on risk-taking behaviors in wild Barbados birds. Animal Cognition. PMID 27287626 DOI: 10.1007/s10071-016-1007-0  0.309
2016 Sayol F, Lefebvre L, Sol D. Relative Brain Size and Its Relation with the Associative Pallium in Birds. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. PMID 27089472 DOI: 10.1159/000444670  0.356
2016 Sol D, Sayol F, Ducatez S, Lefebvre L. The life-history basis of behavioural innovations. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 371. PMID 26926277 DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0187  0.334
2016 Audet J, Ducatez S, Lefebvre L. The town bird and the country bird: problem solving and immunocompetence vary with urbanization Behavioral Ecology. 27: 637-644. DOI: 10.1093/Beheco/Arv201  0.337
2015 Ducatez S, Audet JN, Lefebvre L. Problem-solving and learning in Carib grackles: individuals show a consistent speed-accuracy trade-off. Animal Cognition. 18: 485-96. PMID 25381576 DOI: 10.1007/s10071-014-0817-1  0.314
2015 Lefebvre L. Should neuroecologists separate Tinbergen's four questions? Behavioural Processes. 117: 92-6. PMID 24907419 DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2014.05.006  0.348
2014 Ducatez S, Clavel J, Lefebvre L. Ecological generalism and behavioural innovation in birds: technical intelligence or the simple incorporation of new foods? The Journal of Animal Ecology. PMID 24910268 DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12255  0.419
2013 Lefebvre L. Brains, innovations, tools and cultural transmission in birds, non-human primates, and fossil hominins. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 7: 245. PMID 23761751 DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00245  0.396
2013 Corfield JR, Birkhead TR, Spottiswoode CN, Iwaniuk AN, Boogert NJ, Gutiérrez-Ibáñez C, Overington SE, Wylie DR, Lefebvre L. Brain size and morphology of the brood-parasitic and cerophagous honeyguides (Aves: Piciformes). Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 81: 170-86. PMID 23615026 DOI: 10.1159/000348834  0.361
2013 Lefebvre L, Reader SM, Sol D. Innovating innovation rate and its relationship with brains, ecology and general intelligence. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 81: 143-5. PMID 23548677 DOI: 10.1159/000348485  0.657
2013 Ducatez S, Audet JN, Lefebvre L. Independent appearance of an innovative feeding behaviour in Antillean bullfinches. Animal Cognition. 16: 525-9. PMID 23408337 DOI: 10.1007/s10071-013-0612-4  0.409
2012 Lefebvre L. Primate encephalization. Progress in Brain Research. 195: 393-412. PMID 22230638 DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-53860-4.00019-2  0.396
2011 Vas Z, Lefebvre L, Johnson KP, Reiczigel J, Rózsa L. Clever birds are lousy: co-variation between avian innovation and the taxonomic richness of their amblyceran lice. International Journal For Parasitology. 41: 1295-300. PMID 21924269 DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2011.07.011  0.343
2011 Overington SE, Cauchard L, Côté KA, Lefebvre L. Innovative foraging behaviour in birds: what characterizes an innovator? Behavioural Processes. 87: 274-85. PMID 21704684 DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2011.06.002  0.338
2011 Lefebvre L. Taxonomic counts of cognition in the wild. Biology Letters. 7: 631-3. PMID 20719769 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.0556  0.369
2011 Overington SE, Griffin AS, Sol D, Lefebvre L. Are innovative species ecological generalists? A test in North American birds Behavioral Ecology. 22: 1286-1293. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arr130  0.384
2011 Fawcett TW, Boogert NJ, Lefebvre L. Female assessment: Cheap tricks or costly calculations? Behavioral Ecology. 22: 462-463. DOI: 10.1093/Beheco/Arr012  0.303
2011 Boogert NJ, Fawcett TW, Lefebvre L. Mate choice for cognitive traits: A review of the evidence in nonhuman vertebrates Behavioral Ecology. 22: 447-459. DOI: 10.1093/Beheco/Arq173  0.332
2010 Boogert NJ, Bui C, Howarth K, Giraldeau LA, Lefebvre L. Does foraging behaviour affect female mate preferences and pair formation in captive zebra finches? Plos One. 5: e14340. PMID 21179514 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0014340  0.331
2010 Boogert NJ, Monceau K, Lefebvre L. A field test of behavioural flexibility in Zenaida doves (Zenaida aurita). Behavioural Processes. 85: 135-41. PMID 20615457 DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2010.06.020  0.392
2010 Lefebvre L. Cultural Diffusion of a Novel Food-finding Behaviour in Urban Pigeons: an Experimental Field Test Ethology. 71: 295-304. DOI: 10.1111/J.1439-0310.1986.Tb00594.X  0.308
2010 Lefebvre L. Forebrain size and social intelligence in birds Evolution of Nervous Systems. 2: 229-235. DOI: 10.1016/B0-12-370878-8/00137-3  0.402
2010 Lefebvre L, Reader SM, Boire D. The evolution of encephalization Evolution of Nervous Systems. 1: 121-141. DOI: 10.1016/B0-12-370878-8/00110-5  0.627
2009 Iwaniuk AN, Lefebvre L, Wylie DR. The comparative approach and brain-behaviour relationships: a tool for understanding tool use. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie Expã©Rimentale. 63: 150-9. PMID 19485606 DOI: 10.1037/a0015678  0.351
2009 Overington SE, Cauchard L, Morand-Ferron J, Lefebvre L. Innovation in groups: does the proximity of others facilitate or inhibit performance? Behaviour. 146: 1543-1564. DOI: 10.1163/156853909X450131  0.41
2009 Overington SE, Morand-Ferron J, Boogert NJ, Lefebvre L. Technical innovations drive the relationship between innovativeness and residual brain size in birds Animal Behaviour. 78: 1001-1010. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2009.06.033  0.416
2008 Lefebvre L, Sol D. Brains, lifestyles and cognition: are there general trends? Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 72: 135-44. PMID 18836259 DOI: 10.1159/000151473  0.36
2008 Marino L, Butti C, Connor RC, Fordyce RE, Herman LM, Hof PR, Lefebvre L, Lusseau D, McCowan B, Nimchinsky EA, Pack AA, Reidenberg JS, Reiss D, Rendell L, Uhen MD, et al. A claim in search of evidence: reply to Manger's thermogenesis hypothesis of cetacean brain structure. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. 83: 417-40. PMID 18783363 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-185X.2008.00049.X  0.357
2008 Sol D, Bacher S, Reader SM, Lefebvre L. Brain size predicts the success of mammal species introduced into novel environments. The American Naturalist. 172: S63-71. PMID 18554145 DOI: 10.1086/588304  0.65
2008 Raes A, Lefebvre L, Jordaens K. First report of fishing in the European Blackbird Tardus merula Acta Ornithologica. 43: 231-234. DOI: 10.3161/000164508X395351  0.307
2008 Overington SE, Dubois F, Lefebvre L. Food unpredictability drives both generalism and social foraging: A game theoretical model Behavioral Ecology. 19: 836-841. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arn037  0.394
2008 Boogert NJ, Giraldeau LA, Lefebvre L. Song complexity correlates with learning ability in zebra finch males Animal Behaviour. 76: 1735-1741. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2008.08.009  0.316
2007 Morand-Ferron J, Lefebvre L. Flexible expression of a food-processing behaviour: determinants of dunking rates in wild Carib grackles of Barbados. Behavioural Processes. 76: 218-21. PMID 17587511 DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2007.05.005  0.331
2007 Marino L, Connor RC, Fordyce RE, Herman LM, Hof PR, Lefebvre L, Lusseau D, McCowan B, Nimchinsky EA, Pack AA, Rendell L, Reidenberg JS, Reiss D, Uhen MD, Van der Gucht E, et al. Cetaceans have complex brains for complex cognition. Plos Biology. 5: e139. PMID 17503965 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pbio.0050139  0.378
2007 Sol D, Székely T, Liker A, Lefebvre L. Big-brained birds survive better in nature. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 274: 763-9. PMID 17251112 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2006.3765  0.37
2007 Bouchard J, Goodyer W, Lefebvre L. Social learning and innovation are positively correlated in pigeons (Columba livia). Animal Cognition. 10: 259-66. PMID 17205290 DOI: 10.1007/s10071-006-0064-1  0.393
2007 Morand-Ferron J, Giraldeau LA, Lefebvre L. Wild Carib grackles play a producer-scrounger game Behavioral Ecology. 18: 916-921. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arm058  0.341
2007 Morand-Ferron J, Sol D, Lefebvre L. Food stealing in birds: brain or brawn? Animal Behaviour. 74: 1725-1734. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2007.04.031  0.442
2006 Morand-Ferron J, Veillette M, Lefebvre L. Stealing of dunked food in Carib grackles (Quiscalus lugubris). Behavioural Processes. 73: 342-7. PMID 16989960 DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2006.08.006  0.324
2006 Lefebvre L, Marino L, Sol D, Lemieux-Lefebvre S, Arshad S. Large brains and lengthened life history periods in Odontocetes. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 68: 218-28. PMID 16809909 DOI: 10.1159/000094359  0.337
2006 Marino L, Sol D, Toren K, Lefebvre L. Does diving limit brain size in cetaceans? Marine Mammal Science. 22: 413-425. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2006.00042.x  0.361
2005 Sol D, Stirling DG, Lefebvre L. Behavioral drive or behavioral inhibition in evolution: subspecific diversification in Holarctic passerines. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 59: 2669-77. PMID 16526513 DOI: 10.1554/05-196.1  0.327
2005 Reader SM, Sol D, Lefebvre L. Comparing cognition across species. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 9: 411; author reply 41. PMID 16061416 DOI: 10.1016/J.Tics.2005.07.007  0.664
2005 Sol D, Lefebvre L, Rodríguez-Teijeiro JD. Brain size, innovative propensity and migratory behaviour in temperate Palaearctic birds. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 272: 1433-41. PMID 16011917 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2005.3099  0.397
2005 Sol D, Duncan RP, Blackburn TM, Cassey P, Lefebvre L. Big brains, enhanced cognition, and response of birds to novel environments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 102: 5460-5. PMID 15784743 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0408145102  0.383
2005 Sol D, Elie M, Marcoux M, Chrostovsky E, Porcher C, Lefebvre L. Ecological mechanisms of a resource polymorphism in Zenaida Doves of Barbados Ecology. 86: 2397-2407. DOI: 10.1890/04-1136  0.35
2005 Griffin AS, Savani RS, Hausmanis K, Lefebvre L. Mixed-species aggregations in birds: Zenaida doves, Zenaida aurita, respond to the alarm calls of carib grackles, Quiscalus lugubris Animal Behaviour. 70: 507-515. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2004.11.023  0.32
2004 Lefebvre L, Reader SM, Sol D. Brains, innovations and evolution in birds and primates. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 63: 233-46. PMID 15084816 DOI: 10.1159/000076784  0.651
2004 Dukas R, DeVoogd TJ, Lefebvre L, Reader SM, Giraldeau L, Healy SD, Hurly TA, Sol D. Contents Vol. 63, 2004 Brain Behavior and Evolution. 63: 249. DOI: 10.1159/000077918  0.555
2004 Dukas R, DeVoogd TJ, Lefebvre L, Reader SM, Giraldeau L, Healy SD, Hurly TA, Sol D. Subject Index Vol. 63, 2004 Brain Behavior and Evolution. 63: 248. DOI: 10.1159/000077917  0.551
2004 Morand-Ferron J, Lefebvre L, Reader SM, Sol D, Elvin S. Dunking behaviour in Carib grackles Animal Behaviour. 68: 1267-1274. DOI: 10.1016/J.Anbehav.2004.01.016  0.633
2003 Nicolakakis N, Sol D, Lefebvre L. Behavioural flexibility predicts species richness in birds, but not extinction risk Animal Behaviour. 65: 445-452. DOI: 10.1006/anbe.2003.2085  0.369
2002 Reader SM, Nover D, Lefebvre L. Locale-specific sugar packet opening by Lesser Antillean Bullfinches in Barbados Journal of Field Ornithology. 73: 82-85. DOI: 10.1648/0273-8570-73.1.82  0.58
2002 Lefebvre L, Nicolakakis N, Boire D. Tools and brains in birds Behaviour. 139: 939-973. DOI: 10.1163/156853902320387918  0.347
2002 Sol D, Timmermans S, Lefebvre L. Behavioural flexibility and invasion success in birds Animal Behaviour. 63: 495-502. DOI: 10.1006/anbe.2001.1953  0.408
2001 Goldberg JL, Grant JWA, Lefebvre L. Effects of the temporal predictability and spatial clumping of food on the intensity of competitive aggression in the Zenaida dove Behavioral Ecology. 12: 490-495. DOI: 10.1093/Beheco/12.4.490  0.318
2001 Seferta A, Guay PJ, Marzinotto E, Lefebvre L. Learning differences between feral pigeons and Zenaida doves: The role of neophobia and human proximity Ethology. 107: 281-293. DOI: 10.1046/j.1439-0310.2001.00658.x  0.392
2001 Reader SM, Lefebvre L. Social learning and sociality Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 24: 353-355. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X01543964  0.624
2001 Lefebvre L, Juretic N, Nicolakakis N, Timmermans S. Is the link between forebrain size and feeding innovations caused by confounding variables? A study of Australian and North American birds Animal Cognition. 4: 91-97. DOI: 10.1007/s100710100102  0.352
2001 Webster SJ, Lefebvre L. Problem solving and neophobia in a columbiform-passeriform assemblage in Barbados Animal Behaviour. 62: 23-32. DOI: 10.1006/anbe.2000.1725  0.368
2000 Timmermans S, Lefebvre L, Boire D, Basu P. Relative size of the hyperstriatum ventrale is the best predictor of feeding innovation rate in birds. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 56: 196-203. PMID 11154998 DOI: 10.1159/000047204  0.337
2000 Webster SJ, Lefebvre L. Neophobia by the Lesser-Antillean Bullfinch, a foraging generalist, and the Bananaquit, a nectar specialist Wilson Bulletin. 112: 424-427. DOI: 10.1676/0043-5643(2000)112[0424:Nbtlab]2.0.Co;2  0.369
2000 Nicolakakis N, Lefebvre L. Forebrain size and innovation rate in European birds: Feeding, nesting and confounding variables Behaviour. 137: 1415-1429. DOI: 10.1163/156853900502646  0.393
2000 Sol D, Lefebvre L. Behavioural flexibility predicts invasion success in birds introduced to New Zealand Oikos. 90: 599-605. DOI: 10.1034/J.1600-0706.2000.900317.X  0.409
1998 Lefebvre L, Gaxiola A, Dawson S, Timmermans S, Rosza L, Kabai P. Feeding innovations and forebrain size in Australasian birds Behaviour. 135: 1077-1097. DOI: 10.1163/156853998792913492  0.336
1997 Hatch KK, Lefebvre L. Does father know best? Social learning from kin and non-kin in juvenile ringdoves. Behavioural Processes. 41: 1-10. PMID 24896374 DOI: 10.1016/S0376-6357(97)00022-3  0.369
1997 Lefebvre L, Helder R. Scrounger numbers and the inhibition of social learning in pigeons. Behavioural Processes. 40: 201-7. PMID 24895881 DOI: 10.1016/S0376-6357(97)00783-3  0.392
1997 Lefebvre L, Templeton J, Brown K, Koelle M. Carib grackles imitate conspecific and Zenaida dove tutors Behaviour. 134: 1003-1017. DOI: 10.1163/156853997X00368  0.396
1997 Carlier P, Lefebvre L. Ecological differences in social learning between adjacent, mixing, populations of Zenaida doves Ethology. 103: 772-784. DOI: 10.1111/J.1439-0310.1997.Tb00185.X  0.376
1996 Dolman CS, Templeton J, Lefebvre L. Mode of foraging competition is related to tutor preference in Zenaida aurita. Journal of Comparative Psychology (Washington, D.C. : 1983). 110: 45-54. PMID 8851552 DOI: 10.1037/0735-7036.110.1.45  0.378
1996 Carlier P, Lefebvre L. Differences in individual learning between group-foraging and territorial zenaida doves Behaviour. 133: 1197-1207. DOI: 10.1163/156853996X00369  0.388
1996 Lefebvre L, Palameta B, Hatch KK. Is group-living associated with social learning? A comparative test of a gregarious and a territorial columbid Behaviour. 133: 241-261. DOI: 10.1163/156853996X00134  0.735
1996 Robichaud D, Lefebvre L, Robidoux L. Dominance affects resource partitioning in pigeons, but pair bonds do not Canadian Journal of Zoology. 74: 833-840. DOI: 10.1139/Z96-096  0.328
1995 Lefebvre L. Ecological correlates of social learning: problems and solutions for the comparative method. Behavioural Processes. 35: 163-71. PMID 24896028 DOI: 10.1016/0376-6357(95)00054-2  0.387
1995 Lefebvre L. Culturally-transmitted feeding behaviour in primates: Evidence for accelerating learning rates Primates. 36: 227-239. DOI: 10.1007/BF02381348  0.342
1994 Lefebvre L, Giraldeau LA. Cultural transmission in pigeons is affected by the number of tutors and bystanders present Animal Behaviour. 47: 331-337. DOI: 10.1006/anbe.1994.1046  0.308
1990 Chapman CA, Lefebvre L. Manipulating foraging group size: spider monkey food calls at fruiting trees Animal Behaviour. 39: 891-896. DOI: 10.1016/S0003-3472(05)80953-4  0.375
1990 Chapman CA, Walker S, Lefebvre L. Reproductive strategies of primates: The influence of body size and diet on litter size Primates. 31: 1-13. DOI: 10.1007/Bf02381026  0.341
1989 Chapman CA, Chapman LJ, Lefebvre L. Variability in Parrot Flock Size: Possible Functions of Communal Roosts The Condor. 91: 842. DOI: 10.2307/1368068  0.344
1988 Beauchamp G, Lefebvre L. Food finding in colonially nesting birds Journal of Theoretical Biology. 132: 357-368. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-5193(88)80220-0  0.346
1987 Giraldeau LA, Lefebvre L. Scrounging prevents cultural transmission of food-finding behaviour in pigeons Animal Behaviour. 35: 387-394. DOI: 10.1016/S0003-3472(87)80262-2  0.375
1986 Lefebvre L, Henderson D. Resource defense and priority of access to food by the mate in pigeons Canadian Journal of Zoology. 64: 1889-1892. DOI: 10.1139/Z86-282  0.347
1986 Giraldeau LA, Lefebvre L. Exchangeable producer and scrounger roles in a captive flock of feral pigeons: a case for the skill pool effect Animal Behaviour. 34: 797-803. DOI: 10.1016/S0003-3472(86)80064-1  0.38
1985 Perusse D, Lefebvre L. Grouped sequential exploitation of food patches in a flock feeder, the feral pigeon. Behavioural Processes. 11: 39-52. PMID 24924360 DOI: 10.1016/0376-6357(85)90101-9  0.328
1985 Giraldeau LA, Lefebvre L. Individual feeding preferences in feral groups of rock doves Canadian Journal of Zoology. 63: 189-191. DOI: 10.1139/Z85-028  0.355
1985 Lefebvre L. Parent-offspring food sharing: a statistical test of the early weaning hypothesis Journal of Human Evolution. 14: 255-261. DOI: 10.1016/S0047-2484(85)80066-X  0.354
1985 Palameta B, Lefebvre L. The social transmission of a food-finding technique in pigeons: what is learned? Animal Behaviour. 33: 892-896. DOI: 10.1016/S0003-3472(85)80023-3  0.726
1984 Lefebvre L, Giraldeau LA. Daily feeding site use of urban pigeons Canadian Journal of Zoology. 62: 1425-1428. DOI: 10.1139/Z84-204  0.304
1982 Ferron J, Lefebvre L. Comparative organization of grooming sequences in adult and young sciurid rodents Behaviour. 81: 110-127. DOI: 10.1163/156853982X00102  0.302
1982 Lefebvre L. Food exchange strategies in an infant chimpanzee Journal of Human Evolution. 11: 195-204. DOI: 10.1016/S0047-2484(82)80036-5  0.34
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