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2017

Perkeybile AM, Bales KL. (2017) Intergenerational transmission of sociality: the role of parents in shaping social behavior in monogamous and non-monogamous species. J Exp Biol. 114-123. pdf

2016

Hinde K, Muth C, Maninger N, Ragen BJ, Larke RH, Jarcho MR, Mendoza SP, Mason WA, Ferrer E, Cherry SR, Fisher-Phelps ML, Bales KL. (2016) Challenges to the Pair Bond: Neural and Hormonal Effects of Separation and Reunion in a Monogamous Primate. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 10:221. pdf

Seelke A.M.H., Yuan S-M, Perkeybile AM, Krubitzer LA, Bales KL. (2016) Early experiences can alter the size of cortical fields in prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster). Environmental Epigenetics. 1-9. pdf

Arias Del Razo R, Bales KL. (2016) Exploration in a dispersal task: Effects of early experience and correlation with other behaviors in prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster). Behav Processes. 66-75. (Epub ahead of print). pdf

Larke RH, Maninger N, Ragen BJ, Mendoza SP, Bales KL. (2016) Serotonin 1A agonism decreases affiliative behavior in pair-bonded titi monkeys. Horm Behav. 71-77. (Epub ahead of print). pdf

Hostetler CM, Hinde K, Maninger N, Mendoza SP, Mason WA, Rowland DJ, Wang GB, Kukis D, Cherry SR, Bales KL. (2016) Effects of pair bonding on dopamine D1 receptors in monogamous male titi monkeys (Callicebus cupreus). American Journal of Primatology (online before print). pdf

Corbett BA, Bales KL, Swain D, Sanders K, Weinstein TA, Muglia LJ. (2016) Comparing oxytocin and cortisol regulation in a double-blind, placebo-controlled, hydrocortisone challenge pilot study in children with autism and typical development. J Neurodev Disord. 8-32. pdf

Duque-Wilckens N, Steinman MQ, Laredo SA, Hao R, Perkeybile AM, Bales KL, Trainor BC. (2016) Inhibition of vasopressin V1a receptors in the medioventral bed nucleus of the stria terminalis has sex- and context-specific anxiogenic effects. Neuropharmacology. 59-68. (Epub ahead of print). pdf

Smith AL, Freeman SM, Barnhart TE, Abbott DH, Ahlers EO, Kukis DL, Bales KL, Goodman MM, Young LJ. (2016) Initial investigation of three selective and potent small molecule oxytocin receptor PET ligands in New World monkeys. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 3370-5. (Epub 2016 May 7). pdf

Freeman SM, Smith AL, Goodman MM, Bales KL. (2016) Selective localization of oxytocin receptors and vasopressin 1a receptors in the human brainstem. Social Neuroscience (Epub ahead of print). pdf

Freeman SM, Samineni S, Allen PC, Stockinger D, Bales KL, Hwa GG, Roberts JA. (2016) Plasma and CSF oxytocin levels after intranasal and intravenous oxytocin in awake macaques. Psychoneuroendocrinology 66: 185-194. pdf

Blevins JE, Thompson BW, Anekonda VT, Ho JM, Graham JL, Roberts ZS, Hwang BH, Ogimoto K, Wolden-Hanson TH, Nelson J, Kaiyala KJ, Havel PJ, Bales KL, Morton GJ, Schwartz MW, Baskin DG. (2016) Chronic CNS Oxytocin Signaling Preferentially Induces Fat Loss in High Fat Diet-Fed Rats by Enhancing Satiety Responses and Increasing Lipid Utilization. American Journal of Physiology (in press). pdf

2015

Steinman MQ, Duque-Wilckens N, Greenberg GD, Hao R, Campi KL, Laredo SA, Laman-Maharg A, Manning CE, Doig IE, Lopez EM, Walch K, Bales KL, Trainor BC. (2015) Sex-Specific Effects of Stress on Oxytocin Neurons Correspond With Responses to Intranasal Oxytocin. Biological Psychiatry (in press). pdf

Fisher-Phelps ML, Mendoza SP, Serna S, Griffin LL, Schaefer TJ, Jarcho MR, Ragen BJ, Goetze LR, Bales KL. (2015) Laboratory simulations of mate-guarding as a component of the pair-bond in male titi monkeys, Callicebus cupreus. American Journal of Primatology (online before print). pdf

Díaz-Muñoz SL, Bales KL. (2015) “Monogamy” in primates: Variability, trends, and synthesis: Introduction to special issue on primate monogamy. American Journal of Primatology (online before print). pdf

Carp, S.B., Rothwell, E.S., Bourdon, A., Freeman, S.M., Ferrer, E., Bales, K.L. (2015) Development of a partner preference test that differentiates between established pair bonds and other relationships in socially monogamous titi monkeys (Callicebus cupreus).  American Journal of Primatology (online before print). pdf

Bales, K.L., Saltzman, W. (2015) Fathering in rodents: Neurobiological substrates and consequences for offspring.  Hormones and Behavior (online before print). pdf

Seelke, A.M., Perkeybile, A.M., Grunewald, R., Bales, K.L., Krubitzer, L.A. (2015) Individual differences in cortical connections of somatosensory cortex are associated with parental rearing style in prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster). Journal of Comparative Neurology (online before print). pdf

Kinsley, C.H., Bales, K., Bardi, M., Stolzenberg, D. (2015) Reproductive experiential regulation of cognitive and emotional resilience. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews (online before print). pdf

Muth, C., Bales, K.L., Hinde, K., Maninger, N., Mendoza, S.P., Ferrer, E. (2015) Alternative models for small samples in psychological research: applying linear mixed effects models and generalized estimating equations to repeated measures data.  Educational and Psychological Measurement 1-24 (online before print). pdf

Perkeybile, A.M., Delaney-Busch, N., Hartman, S., Grimm, K.J., Bales, K.L. (2015) Intergenerational transmission of alloparental behavior and oxytocin and vasopressin receptor distribution in the prairie vole.  Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 9:191. pdf

Perkeybile, A.M., Bales, K.L. (2015) Early rearing experience is associated with vasopressin immunoreactivity to an acute non-social stressor in the prairie vole. Physiology & Behavior 147: 149-156. pdf

Ragen, B.J., Freeman, S.M., Laredo, S.A., Mendoza, S.P., Bales, K.L. (2015) µ and ĸ opioid receptor distribution in the monogamous titi monkey (Callicebus cupreus): implications for social behavior and endocrine functioning.  Neuroscience 290: 421-434. pdf

Perkeybile, A.M., Bales, K.L. (2015) Early rearing experience is related to altered aggression and vasopressin production following chronic social isolation in the prairie vole. Behavioural Brain Research 283: 37-46. pdf

Blevins, J.E., Graham, J.L., Morton, G.J., Bales, K.L., Schwartz, M.W., Baskin, D.G., Havel, P.J. (2015) Chronic oxytocin administration inhibits food intake, increases energy expenditure, and produces weight loss in fructose-fed obese rhesus monkeys.  American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology 308: R431-R438. pdf

Ragen, B.J., Maninger, N., Mendoza, S.P., Bales, K.L. (2015) The effects of morphine, naloxone, and ĸ opioid manipulation on endocrine functioning and social behavior in monogamous titi monkeys (Callicebus cupreus).  Neuroscience 287: 32-42. pdf

2014

Bales, K.L., Solomon, M., Jacob, S., Crawley, J.N., Silverman, J.L., Larke, R.H., Sahagun, E., Puhger, K.R., Pride, M.C., Mendoza, S.P. (2014) Long-term exposure to intranasal oxytocin in a mouse autism model.  Translational Psychiatry 4:e480. pdf

Weinstein, T.A., Bales, K.L., Maninger, N., Hostetler, C.M., Capitanio, J.P. (2014) Early involvement in friendships predicts later plasma concentrations of oxytocin and vasopressin in juvenile rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta).  Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 8:295. pdf

Mendoza, A., Ng, J., Bales, K.L., Mendoza, S.P., George, D.A., Smith, D.G., Kanthaswamy, S. (2014) Population genetics of the California National Primate Research Center’s (CNPRC) captive Callicebus cupreus colony.  Primates 56: 37-44. pdf

Freeman, S.M., Walum, H., Inoue, K., Smith, A.L., Goodman, M.M., Bales, K.L.*, Young, L.J.* (2014) Neuroanatomical distribution of oxytocin and vasopressin 1a receptors in the socially monogamous coppery titi monkey (Callicebus cupreus). Neuroscience 273: 12-23.
* denotes co-last authors pdf

Phillips, K.A., Bales, K.L., Capitanio, J.P., Conley, A., Czoty, P.W., t’Hart, B.A., Hopkins, W.D.,   Hu, S.-L., Miller, L.A., Nader, M.A., Nathanielsz, P.W., Rogers, J., Shively, C.A., Voytko, M.L.  (2014) Why primate models matter.  American Journal of Primatology 76:801-827. pdf

Schradin, C., Larke, R.H., Bales, K.L. (2014) Growing up in the family or growing up alone influences behavior and hormones, but not arginine vasopressin receptor 1a expression in male African striped mice. Physiology & Behavior, 129: 205-213. PMID: 24631307 pdf

2013

Millan, M.J., Bales, K.L. (2013) Towards improved animal models for evaluating social cognition and its disruption in schizophrenia: the CNTRICS initiative.  Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 37: 2166-2180. PMID: 24090822 pdf

Ragen, B.J., Maninger, N., Mendoza, S.P., Jarcho, M.R., Bales, K.L. (2013) Presence of a pair-mate regulates the behavioral and physiological effects of opioid manipulation in the monogamous titi monkey (Callicebus cupreus).  Psychoneuroendocrinology 48: 2448-2661. PMCID:3812423 pdf

Miller, M., Bales, K.L., Taylor, S.L., Yoon, J., Hostetler, C.M., Carter, C.S., Solomon, M. (2013) Oxytocin and vasopressin in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders: sex differences and associations with symptoms. Autism Research 6:91-102. PMCID:3657571 pdf

Yu, G., Yagi, S., Carrion, R. Jr, Chen, E.C., Liu, M., Brasky, K.M., Lanford, R.E., Kelly, K.R., Bales, K.L., Schnurr, D.P., Canfield, D.R., Patterson, J.L., Chiu, C.Y. (2013) Experimental cross-species infection of common marmosets by titi monkey adenovirus. PLOS One. 8(7):e68558. PMCID:3722195 pdf

Perkeybile, A.M., Griffin, L.L., Bales, K.L. (2013) Natural variation in early parental care correlates with social behaviors in adolescent prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster).  Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 7:21. PMCID: 3600544 pdf

Bales, K.L., Perkeybile, A.M., Conley, O.G., Lee, M.H., Guoynes, C.D., Downing, G.M., Yun, C.R., Solomon, M., Jacob, S., Bales, K.L. (2013) Chronic intranasal oxytocin causes long-term impairments in partner preference formation in male prairie voles.  Biological Psychiatry 74: 180-188.  PMCID: 3556198 pdf

2012

Ragen, B.R., Mendoza, S.P., Mason, W.A., Bales, K.L. (2012) Differences in titi monkey (Callicebus cupreus) social bonds affect arousal, affiliation, and response to reward.  American Journal of Primatology 74: 758-769. pdf

Greenberg, G., Van Westerhuyzen, J.A.,  Bales, K.L., Trainor, B.C. (2012) Is it all in the family? The effects of early social structure on neural-behavioral systems of prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster). Neuroscience 216:46-56. PMCID: 3397474 pdf

Manoli, D.S., Subramanyam, D., Carey, C., Sudin, E., Van Westerhuyzen, J.A., Bales, K.L., Blelloch, R., Shah, N.M. (2012) Generation of induced pluripotent stem cells from the prairie vole.  PLoS One 7:e38119.  PMCID: 3365000 pdf

Hostetler, C.M., Bales, K.L. (2012) DeltaFosB is increased in the nucleus accumbens by amphetamine but not social housing or isolation in the prairie vole. Neuroscience 210:266-274. pdf

Kenkel, W.M., Paredes, J., Yee, J.R., Pournajafi-Nazarloo, H., Bales, K.L., Carter, C.S. (2012) Neuroendocrine and behavioural responses to exposure to an infant in male prairie voles. Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 24:874-886. pdf

Jarcho, M.R., Mendoza, S.P., Bales, K.L. (2012) Hormonal and experiential predictors of infant survivorship and maternal behavior in a monogamous primate (Callicebus cupreus). American Journal of Primatology 74:462-470. pdf

Bales, K.L., Perkeybile, A.M. (2012) Developmental experiences and the oxytocin receptor system. Hormones and Behavior 61:313-319. pdf

2011

Hostetler, C.M., Harkey, S.L., Krzywosinski, T.P., Aragona, B.J., Bales, K.L. (2011) Neonatal exposure to the D1 agonist SKF38393 inhibits pair-bonding in the adult prairie vole. Behavioural Pharmacology 22: 703-710. PMCID: 3174420 pdf

Hostetler, C.M., Kowalczyk, A.S., Griffin, L.L., Bales, K.L. (2011) CART peptide following social novelty in the prairie vole (Microtus ochrogaster). Brain Research 1414:32-40. PMCID: 3176997 pdf

Chen, E.C., Yagi, S., Kelly, K.R., Mendoza, S.P., Maninger, N., Rosenthal, A., Spinner, A., Bales, K.L., Schnurr, D.P., Lerche, N.W, Chiu, C.Y. (2011) Cross-species transmission of a novel adenovirus associated with a fulminant pneumonia outbreak in a titi monkey colony. PLoS Pathogens 7: e1002155. PMCID: 3136464 pdf

Bales, K.L., Boone, E., Epperson, P., Hoffman, G., Carter, C.S. (2011) Are behavioral effects of early experience mediated by oxytocin? Frontiers in Child and Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry  2: 1-12. PMCID: 3098714.  This article was also included as part of the e-book Translational research models and methods for mother-infant interactions and developmental studies, edited by J. Johns, R. Eiden, E.M. Byrnes, S. Moy, J.I. Morrell, L. Mayes, and K. Grewen, 2012, p. 17-28. pdf

Jarcho, M.R., Mendoza, S.P., Mason, W.A., Yang, X., and Bales, K.L. (2011) Intranasal vasopressin affects pair-bonding and peripheral gene expression in male Callicebus cupreus. Genes, Brain, and Behavior 10: 375-383. PMCID: 3086990 pdf

Laugero, K.D., Smilowitz, J.T., German, J.B., Jarcho, M.R., Mendoza, S.P., and Bales, K.L. (2011) Plasma omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acid status and monounsaturated fatty acids are altered by chronic social stress and predict endocrine responses to acute stress in titi monkeys.  Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes, and Essential Fatty Acids 84:71-78. PMID: 21211954 pdf

2010

Stone, A.I., and Bales, K.L. (2010) Intergenerational transmission of the behavioral consequences of early experience in prairie voles.  Behavioural Processes 84: 732-738.  PMCID: 20457234 pdf

Hostetler, C.M., Harkey, S.L., and Bales, K.L. (2010) D2 antagonist during development decreases anxiety and infanticidal behavior in adult female prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster). Behavioral Brain Research 210: 127-130. PMCID: 20152865 pdf

Stone, A.I., Mathieu, D., Griffin, L.L., Bales, K.L. (2010) Alloparenting experience affects future parental behavior and reproductive success in prairie voles. Behavioural Processes 83: 8-15. PMCID: 19732810 pdf

Campi, K.L., Bales,K.L., Grunewald, R.,  Krubitzer, L.A. (2010) Connections of auditory and visual cortex in the prairie vole (Microtus ochrogaster): Evidence for multisensory processing in primary sensory areas. Cerebral Cortex. 20: 89-108. PMCID: 19395525 pdf

2009

Campbell, J.C., Laugero, K.D., van Westerhuyzen, J.A., Hostetler, C.M., Cohen, J.D., Bales, K.L. (2009) Costs of pair-bonding and parenting in male prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster). Physiology & Behavior 98: 367-373. PMCID: 19576326 pdf

Zhang, Y., Xiao, Y., Bales, K.L. (2009) Primate social systems, scent-marking, and their applications in mobile and static sensor networks.  International Journal of Sensor Networks 5: 210-222.

Carter, C.S., Boone, E.M., Pournajafi-Nazarloo, H., Bales, K.L. (2009) The consequences of early experiences and exposure to oxytocin and vasopressin are sexually dimorphic. Developmental Neuroscience 31: 332-341. PMCID: 19546570 pdf

2008

Carter, C.S.., Boone, E.M.,  Bales, K.L. (2008) Early experience and the developmental programming of oxytocin and vasopressin.  In Neurobiology of the Parental Brain, ed. R.S. Bridges. New York: Academic Press, pp. 417-433. pdf

Chau, M.J., Stone, A.I., Mendoza, S.P., Bales, K.L. (2008) Is play behavior sexually dimorphic in monogamous species? Ethology 114: 989-998. pdf

Samuel, P.A., Hostetler, C.M., Bales, K.L. (2008) Urocortin II increases spontaneous parental behavior in prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster). Behavioural Brain Research 186: 284-288. PMCID: 2279148 pdf

2007

Bales, K.L., Mason, W.A., Catana, C., Cherry, S.R., and Mendoza, S.P. (2007) Neural correlates of pair-bonding in a monogamous primate. Brain Research 1184: 245-253.  PMCID: 2387250 pdf

Bales, K.L., van Westerhuyzen, J.A., Lewis-Reese, A.D., Grotte, N., Lanter, J.A., Carter, C.S. (2007) Oxytocin has dose-dependent developmental effects on pair-bonding and alloparental care in female prairie voles.  Hormones and Behavior 52: 274-279.  PMCID: 1978481 pdf

Bales, K.L., Lewis-Reese, A.D., Pfeifer, L.A., Kramer, K.M., and Carter, C.S. (2007) Early Experience Affects the Traits of Monogamy in a Sexually Dimorphic Manner.  Developmental Psychobiology 49: 335-342. pdf

Campi, K., Carlen, S.J., Bales, K.L., and Krubitzer, L. (2007) The Organization of Sensory Neocortex in Prairie Voles (Microtus ochrogaster).  Journal of Comparative Neurology 502: 414-426. pdf

Bales, K.L., Plotsky, P.M., Young, L.J., Lim, M.M., Grotte, N., Ferrer, E., and Carter, C.S.(2007) Neonatal Oxytocin Manipulations Have Long-lasting, Sexually Dimorphic Effects on Vasopressin Receptors. Neuroscience 144: 38-45. pdf

2006

Miller, K., Bales, K.L., Ramos, J., and Dietz, J.M. (2006) Energy Intake, Energy Expenditure, and Reproductive Costs of Female Wild Golden Lion Tamarins (Leontopithecus rosalia). American Journal of Primatology 68: 1037-1053. pdf

Tardif, S., Bales, K.L., Williams, L., Moeller, E.L., Abbott, D., Schultz-Darken, N., Mendoza, S., Mason, W., Bourgeois, S., and Ruiz, J. (2006)  Preparing New World Monkeys for Laboratory Research. ILAR Journal 47: 307-315. pdf

Bales, K.L., Kramer, K.M., Lewis-Reese, A.D., and Carter, C.S. (2006) Effects of Stress on Parental Care are Sexually Dimorphic in Prairie Voles. Physiology & Behavior 87: 424-429. pdf

Bales, K.L., French, J.A., McWilliams, J., Lake, R.A., Dietz, J.M. (2006) Effects of Social Status, Age, and Season on Androgen and Cortisol Levels in Wild Male Golden Lion Tamarins (Leontopithecus rosalia). Hormones and Behavior 49:88-95. pdf

2005

Bales, K.L., French, J.A., Hostetler, C.M., Dietz, J.M. (2005) Social and Reproductive Factors Affecting Cortisol Levels in Wild Female Golden Lion Tamarins (Leontopithecus rosalia). American Journal of Primatology 67: 25-35. pdf

2004

Bales, K.L., Abdelnabi, M., Cushing, B.S., Ottinger, M.A., and Carter, C.S. (2004) Effects of Neonatal Oxytocin Manipulations on Male Reproductive Potential in Prairie Voles. Physiology & Behavior 81: 519-526. pdf

Bales, K.L., Kim, A.J., Lewis-Reese, A.D, and Carter, C.S. (2004) Both Oxytocin and Vasopressin May Influence Alloparental Care in Male Prairie Voles.  Hormones and Behavior 45: 354-361. pdf

Tardif, S.D., and Bales, K.L. (2004) Relations Among Birth Condition, Maternal Condition, and Post-natal Growth in Captive Common Marmoset Monkeys (Callithrix jacchus). American Journal of Primatology 62:83-94. pdf

Bales, K.L., Pfeifer, L. A., and Carter, C.S. (2004) Sex Differences and Developmental Effects of Manipulations of Oxytocin on Alloparenting and Anxiety in Prairie Voles. Developmental Psychobiology 44:123-131. pdf

2003

French, J.A., Bales, K.L., Baker, A.J., and Dietz, J.M. (2003) Endocrine Monitoring of Dominant and Subordinate Females in Free-Ranging Golden Lion Tamarins. International Journal of Primatology 24:1281- 1299. pdf

Bales, K., and Carter, C.S. (2003) Sex Differences and Developmental Effects of Oxytocin on Aggression and Social Behavior in Prairie Voles (Microtus ochrogaster). Hormones and Behavior, special issue on Aggressive and Violent Behavior 44:178-184. pdf

Bales, K., and Carter, C.S. (2003) Developmental Exposure to Oxytocin Facilitates Partner Preferences in Male Prairie Voles (Microtus ochrogaster). Behavioral Neuroscience 117:854-859. pdf

1997 – 2002

Bales, K., French, J.A., and J.M. Dietz (2002). Explaining Variation in Maternal Care in a Cooperatively Breeding Mammal. Animal Behaviour   63:453-461. pdf

Bales, K., O’Herron, M., Baker, A.J., and J.M. Dietz (2001) Sources of Variability in Numbers of Live Births in Wild Golden Lion Tamarins (Leontopithecus rosalia). American Journal of Primatology 54:211-221. pdf

Bales, K., Dietz, J., Baker, A., Miller, K., and S.D. Tardif (2000). The Effects of Allocaregivers on Fitness of Infants and Parents in Callitrichid Primates.  Folia Primatologica 71:27-38.

Tardif, S.D., Jaquish, C., Layne, D., Bales, K., Power, M., Power, R., and Oftedal, O. (1998).  Growth Variation in Common Marmoset Monkeys (Callithrix jacchus) fed a Purified Diet: Relation to Care-giving and Weaning Behaviors. Laboratory Animal Science 48:264-269. pdf

Tardif, S.D., and K. Bales (1997) Is Infant Carrying a Courtship Strategy in Captive Callitrichids? Animal Behaviour 53: 1001 – 1007. pdf

 

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