TT Burkhard, RR Westwick and SM Phelps. 2018. Adiposity signals predict vocal effort in Alston’s singing mice. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 285. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2018.0090

SE Bengston, RA Dahan, Z Donaldson, SM Phelps, A Sih, K van Oers, AM Bell. 2018. Genomic tools for behavioural ecologists to understand repeatable individual differences in behaviour. Nature Ecology and Evolution. doi:10.1038/s41559-017-0411-4

A Berrio, R Guerrero, M Okhovat, M Matz, SM Phelps. 2018. Complex selection on a regulator of social cognition: Evidence of balancing selection, regulatory interactions and population differentiation in the prairie vole. Molecular Ecology 27:419-431.

SM Phelps, M Okhovat, A Berrio. 2017. Individual differences in social behavior and cortical vasopressin receptor: Genetics, epigenetics and evolution. Frontiers in Neuroscience 11, 537. doi:10.3389/fnins.2017.00537

M Okhovat, I Chen, DJ Zheng, H Momoh, J Ikpatt, SM Phelps. 2017. Genetic variation in the developmental regulation of cortical avpr1a among prairie voles. Genes, Brain and Behavior 17:36-48. doi: 10.1111/gbb.12396

SM Phelps. 2017. News and Views: How to build a better dad. Nature 544:418-419.

M Okhovat, S Maguire, SM Phelps. 2017. Methylation of avpr1a in the cortex of wild prairie voles: Effects of CpG position and polymorphism. Royal Society Open Science 4:160646.

B. Pasch, R. Sanford and S.M. Phelps. 2016. Agonistic character displacement in the social cognition of advertisement signals. Animal Cognition:1-7.

D.V. Blondel and S.M. Phelps. 2016. Corticosterone-facilitated social preference in the prairie vole: pair-bond or stress-coping? Journal of Comparative Psychology B 130: 400-406.

D.V. Blondel, G.N. Wallace, S. Calderone, M. Gorinshteyn, C. St. Mary and S.M. Phelps. 2016. Effects of population density on corticosterone levels of prairie voles in the field. General and Comparative Endocrinology 225:13-22.

M. Okhovat, A. Berrio, G. Wallace, A.G. Ophir and S.M. Phelps. 2015. Sexual fidelity trade-offs promote regulatory variation in the prairie vole brain. Science 350:1371-1374.

B. Pasch, B.M. Bolker and S.M. Phelps. 2013. Interspecific dominance via vocal interactions mediates altitudinal zonation in Neotropical singing mice. American Naturalist 182: e-article.

A.G. Ophir, A. Gessel, D. Zheng and S.M. Phelps. 2012Oxytocin receptor density is associated with male mating tactics and social monogamy. Hormones & Behavior 61:445-463.

M. Fernandez-Vargas, Z. Tang-Martinez and S.M. Phelps. 2011. Singing, allogrooming, and allomarking behaviour during inter- and intra-sexual encounters in the Neotropical short-tailed singing mouse (Scotinomys teguina). Behavior 148:945-965.

B. Pasch, A.S. George, P. Campbell and S.M. Phelps. 2011. Androgen-dependent vocal performances influences female preference in Neotropical singing mice. Animal Behavior 82:177-183.

B. Pasch, A. George, H. Hamlin, L.G. Guillette and S.M. Phelps. 2011. Androgens mediate song effort and aggressive behavior in singing mice. Hormones and Behavior 59:90-97.

L.M. Turner, A.R. Young, H. Rompler, T. Schoneberg, S.M. Phelps and H.E. Hoekstra. 2010. Monogamy evolves through multiple mechanisms: Evidence from V1aR in deer mice. Molecular Biology and Evolution 27:1269-1278.

O. Crino, I. Larkin and S.M. Phelps. 2010. Divergent stress coping styles and singing behavior in the short-tailed singing mouse (Scotinomys teguina). Hormones and Behavior 58:334-340.

P. Campbell, B. Pasch, J.L. Pino, M. Phillips and S.M. Phelps. 2010. Geographic variation in the songs of Neotropical singing mice: testing the relative importance of drift and local adaptation. Evolution 64:1955-1972.

S.M. Phelps and A.G. Ophir. 2009. Monogamous brains and alternative tactics: Neuronal V1aR, space use and sexual infidelity among male prairie voles. In Cognitive Ecology II, (Reuven Dukas and John Ratcliffe Eds.) University of Chicago Press, pp156-176.

P. Campbell, A.G. Ophir and S.M Phelps. 2009. Central vasopressin and oxytocin receptor distributions in two species of singing mice. Journal of Comparative Neurology 516:321-333.

 D. Blondel, J. Pino and S.M Phelps. 2009. Space use and social structure of the long-tailed singing mouse (Scotinomys xerampelinus). Journal of Mammalogy 90:715-723.

 P. Campbell, R. Reep, M. Stoll, A. Ophir and S.M Phelps. 2009. Conservation and diversity of Foxp2 expression in muroid rodents: Functional implications. Journal of Comparative Neurology 512:84-100.

A.G. Ophir, P. Campbell, K. Hannen and S.M. Phelps. 2008Field tests of cis-regulatory variation at the prairie vole avpr1a locus: association with V1aR abundance but not social or sexual fidelity. Hormones and Behavior 54:694-702.

A.G. Ophir, J.O. Wolff and S.M. Phelps. 2008. Variation in neural V1aR predicts space use and sexual fidelity among male prairie voles in semi-natural settings. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105:1249-1254.

A.G. Ophir, A.B. Sorin, S.M. Phelps and J.O. Wolff. 2008. Social but not genetic monogamy is associated with higher breeding success in prairie voles. Animal Behavior 75:1143-1154.

S.M. Phelps, A.S. Rand and M.J. Ryan. 2007. The mixed-species chorus as public information: male túngara frogs eavesdrop on a heterospecific. Behavioral Ecology 18:108-114.

S.M. Phelps, A.S. Rand and M.J. Ryan. 2007. The mixed-species chorus as public information: male túngara frogs eavesdrop on a heterospecific. Behavioral Ecology 18:108-114.

S.M. Phelps. 2007. Sensory ecology and the evolution of perceptual allocation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 362:355-367.

S.M. Phelps, A.S. Rand and M.J. Ryan. 2006. The cognitive architecture of mate choice and species recognition. American Naturalist 167:28-42.

S.M. Phelps and L.J. Young. 2003. Extraordinary diversity in vasopressin (V1a) receptor expression in wild prairie voles: Patterns of variation and co-variation. Journal of Comparative Neurology 466:564-576.

S.M. Phelps, M.J. Ryan and A.S. Rand.  2001.  Vestigial preferences in neural networks and túngara frogs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 98:13161-13166.

M.J. Ryan, S.M. Phelps and A. S. Rand. 2001.  How evolutionary history shapes recognition mechanisms.  Trends in Cognitive Science 5:143-148.

S.M. Phelps and M.J. Ryan.  2000.  History influences signal recognition: Neural network models of túngara frogs.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B 267:1633-1639.