User profile of AndrewDHigginson

Behavioural ecologist interested in the effects of predation and ecology on morphology and behaviour. Based at the University of Exeter.


AndrewDHigginson has posted 38 Findings :

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Healthier beadlet anemones are more likely to use weapons to injure others during fights

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Tue Mar 17 2020

Skills —— one of the important factors determining fighting ability

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Tue Mar 17 2020

New pesticides that are used instead of neonicotinoids also reduce production of new queens by bumblebee colonies

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Sun Oct 28 2018

Magpies in bigger groups are more intelligent and have more offspring

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Sun Oct 28 2018

Clever game players that extort their partner in the Prisoner’s dilemma do well head-to-head but do poorly in a mixed population of different players

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Mon Jul 16 2018

A clever game player can choose a strategy than ensures it beats an opponent in the Prisoner’s dilemma game

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Mon Jul 16 2018

Animals shield their families from a harsh world

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Mon Jul 16 2018

When food is found in patches animals are predicted to go to a new patch before the patch is completely empty

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Wed May 02 2018

Animal signals are kept honest because only the fittest individuals can deal with their cost.

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Apr 20 2018

keywords: fat , foraging , physiology , memory

Gut instinct makes animals appear clever

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Mon Apr 16 2018

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