Publications

Journal Article (130)

  1. 100.
    Journal Article
    Hunt, G. R.; Gray, R. D.: Diversification and cumulative evolution in New Caledonian crow tool manufacture. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 270 (1517), pp. 867 - 874 (2003)
  2. 101.
    Journal Article
    Clements, K. D.; Gray, R. D.; Choat, J. H.: Rapid evolutionary divergences in reef fishes of the family Acanthuridae (Perciformes: Teleostei). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 26 (2), pp. 190 - 201 (2003)
  3. 102.
    Journal Article
    Gray, R. D.; Heaney, M.; Fairhall, S.: Evolutionary psychology and the challenge of adaptive explanation. From mating to mentality: evaluating evolutionary psychology, pp. 247 - 268 (2003)
  4. 103.
    Journal Article
    Hunt, G. R.; Gray, R. D.: Species-wide manufacture of stick-type tools by New Caledonian crows. Emu 102 (4), pp. 349 - 353 (2002)
  5. 104.
    Journal Article
    Hunt, G. R.; Corballis, M. C.; Gray, R. D.: Laterality in tool manufacture by crows: neural processing and not ecological factors may influence 'handedness' in these birds. Nature 414 (6865), p. 707 - 707 (2001)
  6. 105.
    Journal Article
    Kennedy, M.; Gray, R. D.; Spencer, H. G.: The phylogenetic relationships of the shags and cormorants: can sequence data resolve a disagreement between behavior and morphology? Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 17 (3), pp. 345 - 359 (2000)
  7. 106.
    Journal Article
    Paterson, A. M.; Wallis, G. P.; Wallis, L. J.; Gray, R. D.: Seabird and louse coevolution: complex histories revealed by 12S rRNA sequences and reconciliation analyses. Systematic Biology 49 (3), pp. 383 - 399 (2000)
  8. 107.
    Journal Article
    Gray, R. D.; Jordan, F. M.: Language trees support the express-train sequence of Austronesian expansion. Nature 405 (6790), pp. 1052 - 1055 (2000)
  9. 108.
    Journal Article
    Paterson, A. M.; Palma, R. L.; Gray, R. D.: How frequently do avian lice miss the boat?: implications for coevolutionary studies. Systematic Biology 48 (1), pp. 214 - 223 (1999)
  10. 109.
    Journal Article
    Walsh, D.; Reeves, R. A.; Saul, D. J.; Gray, R. D.; MacKenzie, L.; Bergquist, P. R.; Bergquist, P. L.: Heterogeneity of SSU and LSU rDNA sequences of Alexandrium species. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 26 (5), pp. 495 - 509 (1998)
  11. 110.
    Journal Article
    Griffiths, P. E.; Gray, R. D.: Replicator II: judgement day. Biology and Philosophy 12 (4), pp. 471 - 492 (1997)
  12. 111.
    Journal Article
    Kennedy, M.; Gray, R. D.: Habitat choice, habitat matching and the effect of travel distance. Behaviour 134, pp. 905 - 920 (1997)
  13. 112.
    Journal Article
    Spalter, R. A.; Walsh, D.; Reeves, R. A.; Saul, D. J.; Gray, R. D.; Bergquist, P. L.; MacKenzie, L.; Bergquist, P. R.: Sequence heterogeneity of the ribosomal RNA intergenic region Alexandrium species. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 25 (3), pp. 231 - 239 (1997)
  14. 113.
    Journal Article
    Spencer, H. G.; Kennedy, M.; Gray, R. D.: Perceptual constraints on optimal foraging: the effects of variation among foragers. Evolutionary Ecology 10 (4), pp. 331 - 339 (1996)
  15. 114.
    Journal Article
    Tyrrell, J. V.; Bergquist, P. R.; Gray, R. D.; MacKenzie, L.; Bergquist, P. L.: Phylogeny of the raphidophytes Heterosigma carterae and Chattonella antiqua using 'V4' domain SSU rDNA sequences. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 24 (3), pp. 221 - 235 (1996)
  16. 115.
    Journal Article
    Kennedy, M.; Spencer, H. G.; Gray, R. D.: Hop, step and gape: do the social displays of the Pelecaniformes reflect phylogeny? Animal Behaviour 51, pp. 273 - 291 (1996)
  17. 116.
    Journal Article
    Spencer, H. G.; Kennedy, M.; Gray, R. D.: An observation of aggressive nest defence in the Pitt island shag (Stictocarbo featherstoni). Notornis 43 (4), pp. 208 - 210 (1996)
  18. 117.
    Journal Article
    Paterson, A. M.; Wallis, G. P.; Gray, R. D.: Penguins, petrels, and parsimony: does cladistic analysis of behavior reflect seabird phylogeny? Evolution 49 (5), pp. 974 - 989 (1995)
  19. 118.
    Journal Article
    Spencer, H. G.; Kennedy, M.; Gray, R. D.: Patch choice with competitive asymmetries and perceptual limits: the importance of history. Animal Behaviour 50, pp. 497 - 508 (1995)
  20. 119.
    Journal Article
    Paterson, A. M.; Gray, R. D.; Wallis, G. P.: Of lice and men: the return of the ’comparative parasitology‘ debate. Parasitology Today 11 (4), pp. 158 - 160 (1995)
  21. 120.
    Journal Article
    Kennedy, M.; Shave, C. R.; Spencer, H. G.; Gray, R. D.: Quantifying the effect of predation risk on foraging bullies: no need to assume an IFD. Ecology 75 (8), pp. 2220 - 2226 (1994)
  22. 121.
    Journal Article
    Gray, R. D.; Kennedy, M.: Misconceptions or misreadings?: missing the real issues about the IFD. Oikos 71 (1), pp. 167 - 170 (1994)
  23. 122.
    Journal Article
    Gray, R. D.: Sparrows, matching and the ideal free distribution: can biological and psychological approaches be synthesized? Animal Behaviour 48 (2), pp. 411 - 423 (1994)
  24. 123.
    Journal Article
    Gray, R. D.; Kennedy, M.: Perceptual constraints on optimal foraging: a reason for departures from the ideal free distribution? Animal Behaviour 47 (2), pp. 469 - 471 (1994)
  25. 124.
    Journal Article
    Kennedy, M.; Gray, R. D.: Agonistic interactions and the distribution of foraging organisms: individual costs and social information. Ethology 96 (2), pp. 155 - 165 (1994)
  26. 125.
    Journal Article
    Griffiths, P. E.; Gray, R. D.: Developmental systems and evolutionary explanation. The Journal of Philosophy 91 (6), pp. 277 - 304 (1994)
  27. 126.
    Journal Article
    Kennedy, M.; Gray, R. D.: Can ecological theory predict the distribution of foraging animals?: a critical analysis of experiments on the ideal free distribution. Oikos 68 (1), pp. 158 - 166 (1993)
  28. 127.
    Journal Article
    Kennedy, M.; Spencer, H. G.; Gray, R. D.: A yellow-footed pink-footed shag: an unusual Stewart island shag at Taiaroa head. Notornis 40 (4), pp. 270 - 272 (1993)
  29. 128.
    Journal Article
    Paterson, A. M.; Gray, R. D.; Wallis, G. P.: Parasites, petrels and penguins: does louse presence reflect seabird phylogeny? International Journal for Parasitology 23 (4), pp. 515 - 526 (1993)
  30. 129.
    Journal Article
    Gavey, N. J.; Gray, R. D.: Rape: the perfect adaptationist story (The evolutionary psychology of men's coercive sexuality). Behavioral and Brain Sciences 15 (2), pp. 386 - 388 (1992)
  31. 130.
    Journal Article
    Gray, R. D.: Oppositions in panbiogeography: can the conflicts between selection, constraint, ecology, and history be resolved? New Zealand Journal of Zoology 16 (4), p. 787-806 (1989)

Book (1)

  1. 131.
    Book
    Oyama, S.; Griffiths, P. E.; Gray, R. D. (Eds.): Cycles of contingency: developmental systems and evolution. MIT Press, Cambridge (2001), 376 pp.

Book Chapter (23)

  1. 132.
    Book Chapter
    Watts, J.; Sheehan, O.; Atkinson, Q. D.; Bulbulia, J.; Gray, R. D.: Did ritualized human sacrifice help build and sustain social inequality? In: The cognitive science of religion: A methodological introduction to key empirical studies, pp. 239 - 248 (Eds. Slone, J.; McCorkle Jr., W.). Bloomsbury, London (2019)
  2. 133.
    Book Chapter
    Bulbulia, J.; Atkinson, Q. D.; Gray, R. D.; Greenhill, S. J.: Why do religious cultures evolve slowly? The cultural evolution of cooperative calling and the historical study of religions. In: Mind, morality and magic: cognitive science approaches in biblical studies, pp. 197 - 212 (Eds. Czachesz, I.; Uro, R.). Acumen, Durham (2013)
  3. 134.
    Book Chapter
    Bulbulia, J.; Geertz, A. W.; Atkinson, Q. D.; Cohen, E.; Evans, N.; Francois, P.; Gintis, H.; Gray, R. D.; Henrich, J.; Jordan, F. M. et al.; Norenzayan, A.; Richerson, P. J.; Slingerland, E.; Turchin, P.; Whitehouse, H.; Widlok, T.; Wilson, D. S.: Cultural evolution of religion. In: Cultural evolution: Society, technology, language, and religion. Strüngmann Forum Reports, vol. 12, pp. 381 - 404 (Eds. Richerson, P. J.; Christiansen, M. H.). MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass (2013)
  4. 135.
    Book Chapter
    Dediu, D.; Cysouw, M.; Levinson, S. C.; Baronchelli, A.; Christiansen, M. H.; Croft, W.; Evans, N.; Garrod, S.; Gray, R. D.; Kandler, A. et al.; Lieven, E.: Cultural evolution of language. In: Cultural evolution: Society, technology, language, and religion. Strüngmann Forum Reports, vol. 12, pp. 303 - 332 (Eds. Richerson, P. J.; Christiansen, M. H.). MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass (2013)
  5. 136.
    Book Chapter
    Gray, R. D.; Greenhill, S. J.; Atkinson, Q. D.: Phylogenetic models of language change: three new questions. In: Cultural evolution: Society, technology, language, and religion. Strüngmann Forum Reports, vol. 12, pp. 285 - 302 (Eds. Richerson, P. J.; Christiansen, M. H.). MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass (2013)
  6. 137.
    Book Chapter
    Hunt, G. R.; Gray, R. D.; Taylor, A. H.: Why is tool use rare in animals? In: Tool use in animals: cognition and ecology, pp. 89 - 118 (Eds. Sanz, C. M.; Call, J.; Boesch, C.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (2013)
  7. 138.
    Book Chapter
    Greenhill, S. J.; Gray, R. D.: Austronesian language phylogenies: myths and misconceptions about Bayesian computational methods. In: Austronesian historical linguistics and culture history: A festschrift for Robert Blust, Pacific linguistics, Canberra Australia, pp. 375 - 398 (Eds. Adelaar , A.; Pawley, A.). Pacific Linguistics, Canberra (2009)
  8. 139.
    Book Chapter
    O'Brien, M. J.; Lyman, R. L.; Collard, M.; Holden, C. J.; Gray, R. D.; Shennan, S. J.: Transmission, phylogenetics, and the evolution of cultural diversity. In: Cultural transmission and archaeology: issues and case studies, pp. 39 - 58 (Eds. O'Brien, . J.; Society for American Archaeology ). Society for American Archaeology, Washington (2008)
  9. 140.
    Book Chapter
    Atkinson, Q. D.; Gray, R. D.: Are accurate dates an intractable problem for historical linguistics? In: Mapping Our Ancestors: phylogenetic approaches in anthropology and prehistory, pp. 269 - 296 (Ed. Lipo, C. P.). Aldine Transaction, New Brunswick (2006)
  10. 141.
    Book Chapter
    Atkinson, Q. D.; Gray, R. D.: How old is the Indo-European language family?: illumination or more moths to the flame? In: Phylogenetic methods and the prehistory of languages, pp. 91 - 109 (Eds. Forster, P.; Renfrew, C.). McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge (2006)
  11. 142.
    Book Chapter
    Holden, C. J.; Gray, R. D.: Rapid radiation, borrowing and dialect continua in the Bantu languages. In: Phylogenetic methods and the prehistory of languages, pp. 19 - 31 (Eds. Forster, P.; Renfrew, C.). McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge (2006)
  12. 143.
    Book Chapter
    Nicholls, G. K.; Gray, R. D.: Quantifying uncertainty in a stochastic model of vocabulary evolution. In: Phylogenetic methods and the prehistory of languages, pp. 161 - 171 (Eds. Forster, P.; Renfrew, C.). McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge (2006)
  13. 144.
    Book Chapter
    Bryant, D.; Filimon, F.; Gray, R. D.: Untangling our past: languages, trees, splits and networks. In: The evolution of cultural diversity: a phylogenetic approach, pp. 67 - 84 (Eds. Mace, R.; Holden, C. J.; Shennan, S.). UCL Press, London (2005)
  14. 145.
    Book Chapter
    Greenhill, S. J.; Gray, R. D.: Testing population dispersal hypotheses: Pacific settlement, phylogenetic trees, and Austronesian languages. In: The evolution of cultural diversity: a phylogenetic approach, pp. 31 - 52 (Eds. Mace, R.; Holden, C. J.; Shennan, S.). UCL Press, London (2005)
  15. 146.
    Book Chapter
    Griffiths, P. E.; Gray, R. D.: The developmental systems perspective: organism-environment systems as units of development and evolution. In: Phenotypic integration: studying the ecology and evolution of complex phenotypes, pp. 409 - 431 (Eds. Pigliucci, M.; Preston, . A.). Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford (2004)
  16. 147.
    Book Chapter
    Paterson, A. M.; Palma, R. L.; Gray, R. D.: Drowning on arrival, missing the boat, and x-events: how likely are sorting events? In: Tangled trees: phylogeny, cospeciation, and coevolution, pp. 287 - 309 (Ed. Page, . D. M.). Univ. of Chicago Press, Chicago (2003)
  17. 148.
    Book Chapter
    Gray, R. D.: Selfish genes or developmental systems? In: Thinking about evolution: historical, philosophical, and political perspectives, Vol. 2, pp. 184 - 207 (Ed. Singh, R. S.). Cambridge Univ. Press., Cambridge (2001)
  18. 149.
    Book Chapter
    Griffiths, P. E.; Gray, R. D.: Darwinism and developmental systems. In: Cycles of contingency: developmental systems and evolution, pp. 195 - 218 (Eds. Oyama, S.; Grittiths, P. E.; Gray, R. D.). MIT Press, Cambridge (2001)
  19. 150.
    Book Chapter
    Oyama, S.; Griffiths, P. E.; Gray, R. D.: Introduction: what Is developmental systems theory? In: Cycles of contingency: developmental systems and evolution, pp. 1 - 11 (Eds. Oyama, S.; Grittiths, P. E.; Gray, R. D.). MIT Press, Cambridge (2001)
  20. 151.
    Book Chapter
    Bergquist, P. R.; Walsh, D.; Gray, R. D.: Relationships within and between the orders of demospongiae that lack a mineral skeleton. In: Sponge Sciences: multidisciplinary perspectives, pp. 31 - 40 (Ed. Watanabe, Y.). Springer, Tokyo (1998)
  21. 152.
    Book Chapter
    Gray, R. D.: "In the belly of the monster": feminism, developmental systems, and evolutionary explanations. In: Feminism and evolutionary biology, pp. 385 - 413 (Ed. Gowaty, .). Springer, Berlin (1997)
  22. 153.
    Book Chapter
    Paterson, A. M.; Gray, R. D.: Host-parasite co-speciation, host switching, and missing the boat. In: Host-parasite evolution: General principles and avian models, pp. 236 - 250 (Ed. Clayton, D. H.). Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford (1997)
  23. 154.
    Book Chapter
    Gray, R. D.: Faith and foraging: a critique of the "paradigm argument from design". In: Foraging behavior, pp. 69 - 140 (Eds. Kamil, A. C.; Drebs, J. R.; Pulliam , H. R.). Plenum Press, New York (1987)

Conference Paper (1)

  1. 155.
    Conference Paper
    Gray, R. D.: Death of the gene: developmental systems strike back. In: Trees of life: Essays in philosophy of biology, pp. 165 - 209 (Ed. Griffiths, P.). Conference on Philosophical Problems in Evolutionary Biology, Dunedin, New Zealand. Kluwer, Dordrecht (1992)

Thesis - PhD (1)

  1. 156.
    Thesis - PhD
    Gray, R. D.: Design, constraint and construction: essays and experiments on evolution and foraging. Dissertation, Univ. of Auckland, Auckland (1990)

Other (1)

  1. 157.
    Other
    Posth, C.; Nägele, K.; Colleran, H.; Valentin, F.; Bedford, S.; Gray, R. D.; Krause, J.; Powell, A.: Response to “Ancient DNA and its contribution to understanding the human history of the Pacific Islands” (Bedford et al. 2018), (2019)

Book Review (2)

  1. 158.
    Book Review
    Taylor, A. H.; Miller, R.; Gray, R. D.: Reply to Dymond et al.: Clear evidence of habituation counters counterbalancing. (2013)
  2. 159.
    Book Review
    Taylor, A. H.; Miller, R.; Gray, R. D.: Reply to Boogert et al.: The devil is unlikely to be in association or distraction. (2013)
 
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