Publications

  1. Bleicher, S. S., B. P. Kotler, and J. S. Brown. 2019. Comparing Plasticity of Response to Perceived Risk in the Textbook Example of Convergent Evolution of Desert Rodents and Their Predators; a Manipulative Study Employing the Landscape of Fear. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 13:1–12. (impact factor 3.38) Bleicher et al 
  2. Bleicher, S. S., Ylonen, T. Käpylä, and M. Haapakoski. 2018. Olfactory cues and the value of Information: voles interpret cues based on recent predator encounters. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 72:187–199. (impact factor 2.382) Bleicher_et_al
  3. Bleicher, S. S., and M. L. Rosenzweig. 2018. Too much of a good thing? A landscape-of-fear analysis for collared peccaries (Pecari tajacu) reveals hikers act as a greater deterrent than thorny or bitter food. Canadian Journal of Zoology 96:317–324. (impact factor 1.52) Bleicher and Rosenzweig 
  4. Bleicher, S. S., P. Kotler, O. Shalev, A. Dixon, K. Embar, and J. S. Brown. 2018. Divergent behavior amid convergent evolution: A case of four desert rodents learning to respond to known and novel vipers. PLoS ONE 13:1–17. (impact factor 2.766) Bleicher et al 
  5. Embar, K., B. P. Kotler, S. Bleicher, and J. S. Brown. 2018. Pit fights: predators in evolutionarily independent communities. Journal of Mammalogy 1–25. (impact factor 2.139)
  6. Bleicher, S. S. The landscape of fear conceptual framework: Definition and review of current applications and misuses. PeerJ 1:1–14. (impact factor 2.118) Bleicher 
  7. Bleicher, S. S., and C. R. Dickman. 2016. Bust economics: Foragers choose high quality habitats in lean times. PeerJ 2016. (impact factor 2.118) Bleicher, Dickman 
  8. Bleicher, S. S., J. S. Brown, K. Embar, and B.P. Kotler. 2016. Novel predator recognition by Allenby’s gerbil (Gerbillus andersoni allenbyi): do gerbils learn to respond to a snake that can “see” in the dark? Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution 62:178–185. (impact factor 0.69) Bleicher et al. 
  9. Kotler, B. P., J. S. Brown, S. Bleicher, and K. Embar. 2016. Intercontinental-wide consequences of compromise-breaking adaptations: the case of desert rodents. Israel Journal of Ecology & Evolution 62:186–195. (impact factor 0.69)
  10. Bleicher S.S., Haapakoski M., Morin D., Kaapala T., and and Ylonen, H. 2019.Balancing food, activity and the dangers of sunlit nights. Behavioral Ecology and Socio Biology. 73: 7. 95-103 (impact factor 2.382) Bleicher et al 2019. 
  11. Bleicher, S. S., and C. R. Dickman. 2020. On the landscape of fear: shelters affect foraging by dunnarts (Marsupiala, Sminthopsis spp.) in sandridge desert environment. J. Mamm. 101:1, 281-290. (impact factor 2.139)
  12. Bleicher S.S., Brown J.S., C.J. Downs, Kotler B.P. 2019. Playing to their evolutionary strengths; heteromyid rodents provide opposite snake evasion strategies in the face of known and novel snakes. Journal of Arid Environments. 173. 1-10 (Impact factor 1.83)
  13. Bleicher S.S., Brown J.S., C.J. Downs, and Kotler B.P.,Intercontinental Test of Constraint-Breaking Adaptations; Testing Behavioural Plasticity in the Face of a Predator with Novel Hunting Strategies. (J. Animal Ecology- Production- Jan 2020, Impact factor 4.46)