Curley Lab Publications


Williamson CM, Romeo RD & Curley JP, 2017, Dynamic changes in social dominance and mPOA GnRH expression in male mice following social opportunity, Hormones & Behavior 87:80-88.

Williamson CM, Lee W, Romeo RD & Curley JP, (in press), Social context-dependent relationships between mouse dominance rank and plasma hormone levels.Physiology & Behavior.

Lee W, Khan A & Curley JP, (submitted), Major Urinary Protein Levels are Associated with Social Status and Context in Mouse Social Hierarchies.


Curley JP, 2016, Temporal Pairwise-Correlation Analysis Provides Empirical Support for Attention Hierarchies in Mice, Biology Letters 12(5):20160192. PDF

Williamson CM, Lee W & Curley JP, 2016, Temporal Dynamics of Social Hierarchy Formation and Maintenance in Male Mice., Animal Behaviour 115:259-72. PDF

Williamson CM, Franks B & Curley JP, 2016, Mouse Social Network Dynamics and Community Structure are Associated with Brain Plasticity-Related Gene Expression, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 10:152. PDF

Curley JP & Champagne FA, 2016, Influence of Maternal Care on the Developing Brain: Mechanisms, Temporal Dynamics and Sensitive Periods, Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology 40:52-66. PDF

Champagne FA & Curley JP, 2016, Plasticity of the maternal brain across the lifespan, In H. J. V. Rutherford & L. C. Mayes (Eds.), Maternal brain plasticity: Preclinical and human research and implications for intervention. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 153, 9-21. PDF

Curley JP, 2016, compete: Organizing and Analyzing Social Dominance Hierarchy Data. R package version 0.1, CRAN
See here for a tutorial.

Curley JP & Chase ID, 2016, hierformR: Analysis of Hierarchy Formation Dynamics. R package version 0.1, CRAN


Champagne FA & Curley JP, 2015, Epigenetic effects of parental care within and across generations. In: The Family Emotional System: An Integrative Concept for Theory, Science and Practice. Lexington Books.

Brunelli SA, Curley JP, Gudsnuk K, Champagne FA, Myers MM, Hofer MA & Welch MG, 2015, Variations in maternal behavior in rats selected for infant ultrasonic vocalization in isolation, Hormones and Behavior 75:78-83. PDF

Franks B, Champagne FA & Curley JP, 2015, Postnatal maternal care predicts divergent weaning strategies and the development of social behavior. Developmental Psychobiology 57(7):809-17. PDF

So N, Franks B, Lim S & Curley JP, 2015, Behavioral and neuroendocrine analyses of mouse social networks and dominance hierarchies, PLoS One. 10(7): e0134509. PDF

Curley JP, 2015, musicnotationR: Producing music notation social graphs. R package version 0.1