Publications

Journal Article (128)

  1. 100.
    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)
  2. 101.
    Hunt, G. R.; Gray, R. D.: Species-wide manufacture of stick-type tools by New Caledonian crows. Emu 102 (4), pp. 349 - 353 (2002)
  3. 102.
    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)
  4. 103.
    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)
  5. 104.
    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)
  6. 105.
    Gray, R. D.; Jordan, F. M.: Language trees support the express-train sequence of Austronesian expansion. Nature 405 (6790), pp. 1052 - 1055 (2000)
  7. 106.
    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)
  8. 107.
    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)
  9. 108.
    Griffiths, P. E.; Gray, R. D.: Replicator II: judgement day. Biology and Philosophy 12 (4), pp. 471 - 492 (1997)
  10. 109.
    Kennedy, M.; Gray, R. D.: Habitat choice, habitat matching and the effect of travel distance. Behaviour 134, pp. 905 - 920 (1997)
  11. 110.
    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)
  12. 111.
    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)
  13. 112.
    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)
  14. 113.
    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)
  15. 114.
    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)
  16. 115.
    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)
  17. 116.
    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)
  18. 117.
    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)
  19. 118.
    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)
  20. 119.
    Gray, R. D.; Kennedy, M.: Misconceptions or misreadings?: missing the real issues about the IFD. Oikos 71 (1), pp. 167 - 170 (1994)
  21. 120.
    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)
  22. 121.
    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)
  23. 122.
    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)
  24. 123.
    Griffiths, P. E.; Gray, R. D.: Developmental systems and evolutionary explanation. The Journal of Philosophy 91 (6), pp. 277 - 304 (1994)
  25. 124.
    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)
  26. 125.
    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)
  27. 126.
    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)
  28. 127.
    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)
  29. 128.
    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. 129.
    Oyama, S.; Griffiths, P. E.; Gray, R. D. (Eds.): Cycles of contingency: developmental systems and evolution. MIT Press, Cambridge (2001), 376 pp.

Book Chapter (22)

  1. 130.
    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)
  2. 131.
    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)
  3. 132.
    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)
  4. 133.
    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)
  5. 134.
    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)
  6. 135.
    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)
  7. 136.
    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)
  8. 137.
    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)
  9. 138.
    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)
  10. 139.
    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)
  11. 140.
    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)
  12. 141.
    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)
  13. 142.
    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)
  14. 143.
    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)
  15. 144.
    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)
  16. 145.
    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)
  17. 146.
    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)
  18. 147.
    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)
  19. 148.
    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)
  20. 149.
    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)
  21. 150.
    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)
  22. 151.
    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. 152.
    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. 153.
    Gray, R. D.: Design, constraint and construction: essays and experiments on evolution and foraging. Dissertation, Univ. of Auckland, Auckland (1990)

Book Review (2)

  1. 154.
    Taylor, A. H.; Miller, R.; Gray, R. D.: Reply to Dymond et al.: Clear evidence of habituation counters counterbalancing. (2013)
  2. 155.
    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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