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Jason Keagy, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Integrative Biology
BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824

Press about research

Science. 8 August 2014. Elizabeth Pennisi. In the battle for fitness, being smart doesn’t always pay. [pdf]

Feedback. The Association for Study of Animal Behavior Newsletter. January 2011. Michael Dockery. [pdf]

BBC Wildlife Magazine. April 2010. "Smart is sexy".

The Psych Files. 25 September 2009. Michael A. Britt, Ph.D.
Episode 105: Smart birds are more successful with the ladies.

Sydney Morning Herald. 2 September 2009. Deborah Smith. Why eggheads get the girls and birdbrains don't.

In Focus, Animal Behaviour. 29 August 2009. Louise Barrett and Michael Breed. [pdf]

Science 28 August 2009. 325:1053. Constance Holden. Random Samples: It's fit to be smart. [pdf]

Discover, 80beats blog. 24 August 2009. Allison Bond. For Australian birds, smart is sexy.

ScienceNOW. 21 August 2009. Constance Holden. Brainy birds get more chicks. 20 August 2009. Michael Conroy. How geeks get girls.

NewScientist. 19 August 2009. Ewen Callaway. Why geeks get the girls.

BBC EARTH NEWS. 18 August 2009. Jody Bourton. Bird brains prove to be very sexy.

The Washington Post. 14 February 2008. Claire Miller.
The Bower of Love: Male birds in Australia seek to impress with flowers and dancing.

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