Borger MJ (2024). How to prime your offspring – Putting behavioural ecology to the test. University of Groningen, 246 p., 10.33612/diss.849300689
Tiso S (2024). Evolvability and organismal architecture – The blind watchmaker and the reminiscing architect. University of Groningen, 246 p., 10.33612/diss.864174360


Borger MJ, Komdeur J, Richardson DS, Weissing FJ (2023). The estimation of reproductive values from pedigrees. Behav Ecol 34(5): 850–861; doi: 10.1093/beheco/arad049
Borger MJ, Weissing FJ, Boon E (2023). Human genomic data have different statistical properties than the data of randomised controlled trials. Behav Brain Sci 46: e184; doi: 10.1017/S0140525X22002229
Gupte PR, Netz C, Weissing FJ (2023). The joint evolution of animal movement and competition strategies. Am Nat 202(3): E65-E82; doi: 10.1086/725394, download pdf
Kalita IK, Marois E, Kozielska M, Weissing FJ, Jaouen E, Möckel MM, Rühle F, Butter F, Basilicata MF, Keller Valsecchi CI (2023). The sex-specific factor SOA controls dosage compensation in Anopheles mosquitos. Nature 623: 175–182; doi: 10.1038/s41586-023-06641-0, download pdf
Kozielska M, Weissing FJ (2023). A neural network model for the evolution of learning in changing environments. bioRxiv 2023.08.18.553831; doi: 10.1101/2023.08.18.553831, download pdf
Long X, Weissing FJ (2023). Transient polymorphisms in parental care strategies drive divergence of sex roles. Nat Commun 14: 6805, doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-42607-6, download pdf
Méndez Salinas E, Weissing FJ, Kozielska M (2023). Neural network models for the evolution of associative learning. bioRxiv 2023.07.21.549996; doi: 10.1101/2023.07.21.549996, download pdf
Netz CFG (2023). Evolution in a complicated world. University of Groningen, 205 p., download thesis, propositions
Netz C, Ramesh A, Weissing FJ (2023). Ideal free distribution of unequal competitors: spatial assortment and evolutionary diversification of competitive ability. Anim Behav 201: 13-21, doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2023.04.004, download pdf
Qvarnström A, Veen T, Husby A, Ålund M, Weissing FJ (2023). Assortative mating in an ecological context: effects of mate choice errors and relative species abundance on the frequency and asymmetry of hybridization. Am Nat 201: 125-137, doi: 10.1086/722156, download pdf, supp. information
Ramesh A, Gismann J, Groothuis TGG, Weissing FJ, Nicolaus M (2023). Mesocosm experiment reveals scale dependence of movement tendencies in sticklebacks. Biol Letters 19(4): 20220602, doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2022.0602, download pdf
Rostovtseva VV, Puurtinen M, Méndez Salinas E, Cox RFA, Groothuis AGG, Butovskaya ML, Weissing FJ (2023). Unravelling the many facets of human cooperation in an experimental study. Sci Rep 13(1): 19573, doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-46944-w, download pdf
Zheng J, Komdeur J, Weissing FJ (2023). Effects of season length and uniparental care efficacy on the evolution of parental care. J Anim Ecol: 92(9): 1719-1729, doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.13967, download pdf


Gupte PR (2022). Animal movement strategies. University of Groningen, 246 p., download thesis, propositions
Gupte PR, Albery GF, Gismann J, Sweeny AR, Weissing FJ (2022). Novel pathogen introduction rapidly alters evolved movement strategies, restructuring animal societies. bioRxiv, July 4, doi: 10.1101/2022.03.09.483239, download pdf
Gupte PR, Beardsworth CE, Spiegel O, Lourie E, Toledo S, Nathan R, Bijleveld AI (2022). A guide to pre-processing high-throughput animal tracking data. J Anim Ecol, 91(2): 287-307, doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.13610, download pdf, code, R package atlastools
Long X (2022). The evolution of parental sex roles. University of Groningen, 196 p., doi: 10.33612/diss.217284138, download thesis, propositions
Long X, Liu Y, Liker A, Weissing FJ, Komdeur J, Székely T (2022). Does ecology and life history predict parental cooperation in birds? – A comparative analysis. Behav Ecol Sociobiol 76: 92, doi: 10.1007/s00265-022-03195-5, download pdf
Netz C, Hildenbrandt H, Weissing FJ (2022). Complex eco‑evolutionary dynamics induced by the coevolution of predator–prey movement strategies. Evol Ecol 36: 1-17, doi: 10.1007/s10682-021-10140-x, download pdf
Netz C, Ramesh A, Gismann J, Gupte PR, Weissing FJ (2022). Details matter when modelling the effects of animal personality on the spatial distribution of foragers. Proc R Soc B, doi: 10.1098/rspb.2021.0903, download pdf
Ramesh A (2022). Animal personalities on the move. University of Groningen, 162 p., doi: 10.33612/diss.232778934, download thesis, propositions
Ramesh A, Groothuis TGG, Weissing FJ, Nicolaus M (2022). Habitat fragmentation induces rapid divergence of migratory and isolated sticklebacks. Behav Ecol: arab121, doi: 10.1093/beheco/arab121, download pdf
Riederer JM, Tiso S, van Eldijk TJB, Weissing FJ (2022). Capturing the facets of evolvability in a mechanistic framework. Trends Ecol Evol, doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2022.01.004, download pdf
Schacht R, Beissinger SR, Wedekind C, Jennions MD, Geffroy B, Liker A, Kappeler PM, Weissing FJ, Kramer KL, Hesketh T, Boissier J, Uggla C, Hollingshaus M, Székely T (2022). Adult sex ratios: Causes of variation and implications for animal and human societies. Commun Biol 5: 1273, doi: 10.1038/s42003-022-04223-w, download pdf
Schacht R, Beissinger SR, Wedekind C, Jennions MD, Geffroy B, Liker A, Kappeler PM, Weissing FJ, Kramer KL, Hesketh T, Boissier J, Uggla C, Hollingshaus M, Székely T (2022). Author correction: Adult sex ratios: Causes of variation and implications for animal and human societies. Commun Biol 5: 1341, doi: 10.1038/s42003-022-04296-7
Zheng J (2022). Evolutionary ecology of the variable breeding system of Chinese penduline tits. University of Groningen, 199 p., doi: 10.33612/diss.249069345


Adrian-Kalchhauser I, Sultan SE, Shama L, Spence-Jones H, Tiso S, Valsecchi CIK, Weissing FJ (2021). Inherited gene regulation unifies molecular approaches to nongenetic inheritance: Response to Edelaar et al. Trends Ecol Evol, 36(6): 477, doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2021.03.004, download pdf
Boon E, van den Berg P, Molleman L, Weissing FJ (2021). Foundations of cultural evolution. Phil Trans R Soc B, 376(1828): 20200041, doi: 10.1098/rstb.2020.0041, download pdf
Ramesh A, Domingues MM, Stamhuis EJ, Groothuis TGG, Weissing FJ, Nicolaus M (2021). Does genetic differentiation underlie behavioral divergence in response to migration barriers in sticklebacks? A common garden experiment. Behav Ecol Sociobiol 75:161, doi: 0.1007/s00265-021-03097-y, download pdf
Smolla M, Jansson F, Lehmann L, Houkes W, Weissing FJ, Hammerstein P, Dall SRX, Kuijper B, Enquist M (2021). Underappreciated features of cultural evolution. Phil Trans R Soc B, 376(1828): 20200259, doi: 10.1098/rstb.2020.0259, download pdf
Visser B, Alborn HT, Rondeaux S, Haillot M, Hance T, Rebar D, Riederer JM, Tiso S, van Eldijk TJB, Weissing FJ, Nieberding CM (2021). Phenotypic plasticity explains apparent reverse evolution of fat synthesis in parasitic wasps. Sci Rep 11(1): 7751, doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-86736-8, download pdf


Adrian-Kalchhauser I, Sultan SE, Shama LNS, Spence-Jones H, Tiso S, Valsecchi CIK, Weissing FJ (2020). Understanding ‘non-genetic’ inheritance: Insights from molecular-evolutionary crosstalk. Trends Ecol Evol 35(12): 1078-1089, doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2020.08.011, download pdf
de Jager M, van de Koppel J, Weerman EJ, Weissing FJ (2020). Patterning in mussel beds explained by the interplay of multi-level selection and spatial self-organization Front Ecol Evol 8: 7, doi: 10.3389/fevo.2020.00007, download pdf
Long X, Weissing FJ (2020). Individual variation in parental care drives divergence of sex roles. bioRxiv, October 18, doi: 10.1101/2020.10.18.344218, download pdf
Port M, Hildenbrandt H, Pen I, Schülke O, Ostner J, Weissing FJ (2020). The evolution of social philopatry in female primates. Am J Phys Anthropol 173: 397– 410, doi: 10.1002/ajpa.24123, download pdf
Rostovtseva VV, Weissing FJ, Mezentseva AA, Butovskaya ML (2020). Sex differences in cooperativeness – An experiment with Buryats in Southern Siberia. PLoS ONE 15(9): e0239129, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0239129, download pdf


Daras IM, Weissing FJ (2019). Replication and individual-level emergence are not sufficient for understanding cultural transmission and the evolution of human culture: Comment on “Replication and emergence in cultural transmission” by Monica Tamariz. Phys Life Rev 30: 744-76, doi: 10.1016/j.plrev.2019.08.015 , download pdf; original paper, reply to comment