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[45] King, A. J. & Fürtbauer, I. (In Press). Collective decision-making. In: International Encyclopedia of Primatology. Wiley-Liss

[44] King, A. J. & Fürtbauer, I. (In Press). Social networks. In: International Encyclopedia of Primatology. Wiley-Liss 

[43] Johnson, C. J., Piel, A. K., Forman, D. W., Stewart, F. A., King, A. J. (2015) The ecological determinants of baboon troop movements at local and continental scales. Movement Ecology 3:14

[42] Fürtbauer, I., King A. J., Heistermann, M. (2015) Visible Implant Elastomer (VIE) tagging and simulated predation risk elicit similar physiological stress responses in three-spined sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Journal of Fish Biology 86: 1644–1649  

[41] Fürtbauer, I., Pond, A., Heistermann, M., King A. J. (2015) Personality, plasticity, and predation: linking endocrine and behavioural reaction norms in stickleback fishFunctional Ecology  29: 931-940.  [South Wales Evening Post] [Video: Example]

[40] King, A. J.*, Williams, L. J.*& Mettke-Hofman, C. (2015) The effects of social conformity on Gouldian finch personality. Animal Behaviour 99: 25-31. *equal contribution  []

[39] Mamuneas, D., Spence, A. J., Manica, A., King, A. J. (2015) Bolder stickleback fish make faster decisions, but they are not less accurate. Behavioral Ecology6: 91-96.  Dataset [Video: example[BBC News Wales] [BBC Radio Wales] [BEEP! podcast]


[38] Wilson, R. P., Richards, R., Hartnell, A., King, A. J., Piasecka, J., Gaihre, Y. K., Butt, T. (2014) A new approach to quantify semiochemical effects on insects based on energy landscapes. PLOS ONE. 9(8): e106276  

[37] Strömbom. D., Mann, R. P., Wilson, A. M., Hailes, S., Morton, A. J., Sumpter, D. J. T., King, A. J. (2014) Solving the shepherding problem: Heuristics for herding autonomous, interacting agents. Journal of the Royal Society Interface (Top 10 most downloaded in 2014) 11: 20140719  [Movie 1] [Movie 2] [Movie 3] [Movie 4] [Video: data-model comparison] [SUMMARY OF NEWS] e.g. [Time Magazine] [The Telegraph] [The Independent] [BBC News] [The Sydney Morning Herald] [Daily News] [SpiegelPlus interviews on >15 Radio and TV shows

[36] King, A. J., Fürtbauer, I., Mamuneas, D., James, C., Manica, A. (2013). Sex-differences and temporal consistency in stickleback fish boldness. PLOS ONE 8(12): e81116 Dataset [Planet Earth] [Wales Online] [WIRED]
[35] Jolles, J. W., King, A. J., Manica, A., Thornton, A. (2013) Heterogeneous structure in mixed-species corvid flocks in flight. Animal Behaviour 85: 743–750.  [Planet Earth]
[34] Huchard, E., Charpentier, M. J. E., Marshall, H. H., King, A. J., Knapp, L. G., Cowlishaw, G. (2013) Paternal effects on access to resources in a promiscuous primate society. Behavioral Ecology 24: 229-236.  [Supplementary Information] [BBC Nature] [Planet Earth]
[33] Sueur, C., King, A. J., Pelé, M. Petit, O. (2013) Fast and accurate decisions as a result of scale-free network properties in two primate species. Springer Proceedings in Complexity 2013579-584. [New Scientist]
[32] King, A. J., Wilson, A. M., Wilshin, S. D., Lowe, J., Haddadi, H., Hailes, S., Morton, A. J. (2012). Selfish-herd behaviour of sheep under threat. Current Biology 22: R561-R562.  [Supplementary Model & Information] [Movie S1] [Movie S2] [Movie S3] widely reported by media, e.g. [Science] [BBC] [Scientific American] [Daily Telegraph] [Planet Earth] [ABC Science] [BBC Radio 4 - 23 mins]
[31] King, A. J., Cheng, L., Starke, S. D., Myatt, J. P. (2012) Is the true “wisdom of the crowd” to copy successful individuals? Biology Letters 8: 197-200. [Sup.Figure.pdf] [] [Discover Magazine] [ScienceNews]
[30] Williams, L. J., King, A. J. & Mettke-Hofman, C. (2012) Colourful characters: Head colour reflects personality in a social bird, the Gouldian finch (Erythrura gouldiae). Animal Behaviour 84: 159-165. [Planet Earth] [BBC Nature] [Daily Mail] [Cosmos Magazine] [Financial Times]
[29]  Stevens, J. R. & King, A. J. (2012) The lives of others: Social rationality in animals. In: Simple heuristics in a social world. Edited by Ralph Hertwig, Ulrich Hoffrage, ABC Research Group. Oxford University Press.
[28]  Clark, F. E., Fitzpatrick, M., Hartley, A., King, A. J., Lee, T., Routh, A., Walker, S., & George, K. (2012). The relationship between behavior, adrenal activity and environment in zoo-housed Western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). Zoo Biology 31: 306-321.
[27] Hobbs-Chell, H., King, A. J., Sharratt, H., Haddadi, H., Rudiger, S. R., Hailes, S., Morton, A. J., Wilson, A. M. (2012) Data-loggers carried on a harness do not adversely affect sheep locomotion. Research in Veterinary Science 93: 549–552.
[26] King, A. J. & Sumpter, D. J. T. (2012) Murmurations. Current Biology 22: R112-R114.  [Video of murmuration from "Vimeo"]  [The Huffington Post]
[25] Benavides, J., Huchard, E., Pettorelli, N., King, A. J., Brown, M. E., Archer, C. E., Appleton, C. C., Raymond, M., Cowlishaw, G. (2012) From parasite encounter to infection: multiple-scale drivers of parasite richness in a wild social primate population. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 147: 52-63.
[24] King, A. J., Sueur, C., Huchard, E., Cowlishaw. G. (2011) A rule-of-thumb based on social affiliation explains collective movements in desert baboons. Animal Behaviour. 82: 1337-1345.  [Basic model: NetLogo] [Planet Earth] [Earth Times] [EarthSky] [AskWhy!]
[23] Kaplan, B. S., O'Riain, J., van Eeden, R. & King A. J. (2011) A low-cost manipulation of food resources reduces spatial overlap between baboons (Papio ursinus) and humans in conflict.  International Journal of Primatology. (Special Issue) 32: 1397-1412. [Planet Earth] [NERC 'Science Impact' Database]
[22] Pyritz, L. W., King A. J., Sueur, C. & Fichtel, C. F. (2011) Reaching a consensus: terminology and concepts used in coordination and decision-making research. International Journal of Primatology (Special Issue) 32: 1268-1278. 
[21] King, A. J. & Sueur, C. (2011). Where next? Group coordination and collective decision-making by primates. International Journal of Primatology. (Special Issue) 32: 1245-1267. [Top cited paper in 2011-12] 
[20] Sueur, C. King, A. J., Conradt, L., Kerth, G., Lusseau, D., Mettke-Hoffmann, C., Schaffner, C.M., Williams, L. J., Zinner, D., Aureli, F. (2011) Collective decision-making and fission-fusion dynamics: a conceptual framework. Oikos 120: 1608-1617.
[19] Sumner, S. and King, A. J. (2011). Actions speak louder than words in socially foraging human groups. Communicative & Integrative Biology. 6: 755-757.
[18] Haddadi, H., King, A. J., Wills, A. P., Fay, D., Lowe, J., Morton, A. J., Hailes, S. & Wilson, A. M. (2011) Determining association networks in social animals: choosing spatial-temporal criteria and sampling rates. Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology. 65: 1659-1668 
[17] Sueur, C., Jacobs, A., Petit, O, Amblard, F. & King, A. J. (2011) How can social network analysis improve the study of primate behavior? American Journal of Primatology 73: 703-719. (Special Issue, front cover).  
[16] King, A. J., Clark, F. E. & Cowlishaw, G. (2011) The dining etiquette of desert baboons: the roles of social bonds, kinship, and dominance in co-feeding networks. American Journal of Primatology 73: 768-774. (Special Issue).  [Planet Earth] [BBC Nature] 
[15] King, A. J., Narraway, C., Hodgson, L., Weatherill, A., Sommer, V. & Sumner, S. (2011) Performance of human groups in social foraging: the role of communication in consensus decision-making. Biology Letters 7: 237-240 [The Economist]

[14] Katsikopoulos, K. & King, A. J. (2010) Swarm intelligence in animal groups: When can a collective out-perform an expert? PLOS ONE 5: e15505.   [Output of Model 1. xls] [Output of Model 3. xls]

[13] Couzin, I. D. & King, A. J. (2010) Group movement. In: Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior  Michael D. Breed and Janice Moore (Eds). Pages 25-32. Elsevier: Academic Press.
[12] King, A. J. (2010) Follow me! I'm a leader if you do; I'm a failed initiator if you don't? Behavioural Processes. 84: 671-674.   

[11] King, A. J., Johnson, D. D. P. & Van Vugt, M. (2009) The origins and evolution of leadership. Current Biology 19: R911-R916.  [Science Daily]

[10] King, A. J., Isaac, N. J. B. & Cowlishaw, G. (2009) Ecological, social, and reproductive factors shape producer-scrounger dynamics in baboons. Behavioral Ecology 20: 1039-1049. (Cover image).  [Planet Earth]
[9] Huchard, E., Benavides, J., Setchell, J. M., Charpentier, M. J. E., Alvergne, A., King, A. J., Knapp, L. G., Cowlishaw, G., & Raymond, M. (2009) Studying shape in sexual signals: the case of primate sexual swellings. Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology 63: 1231-1242.  
[8] King, A. J. & Cowlishaw, G. (2009c) All together now: behavioural synchrony in baboons. Animal Behaviour 78: 1381-1387.  [BBC Radio World Service] [BBC Radio 4 - Today Programme] [BBC Radio Wales]
[7] King, A. J.& Cowlishaw, G. (2009b) Leaders, followers and group decision-making. Communicative & Integrative Biology 2: 147-150. (Cover image).  
[6] King, A. J. & Cowlishaw, G. (2009a) Foraging opportunities drive interspecific associations between rock kestrels and desert baboons. Journal of Zoology 277: 111-118. (Cover image).  [Podcast]
[5] King, A. J. (2008) Leadership, coordinated behaviour, and information use in a social primate. PhD Thesis, UCL: London. [Abstract]

[4] King, A. J., Douglas, C. M. S., Isaac, N. J. B., Huchard, E. & Cowlishaw, G. (2008) Dominance and affiliation mediate despotism in a social primate. Current Biology 18: 1833-1838. (Cover image and commentary).  [Commentary] [Science Daily] [New Scientist]
[3] Clark, F. E. & King, A. J. (2008) A critical review of zoo-based olfactory enrichment. In: Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 11 Hurst, J. L., Beynon, R. J., Roberts, C. S. & Wyatt, T. D. (Eds), Springer.

[2] King, A. J. (2008) Dictators of the Desert. BBC Wildlife Magazine 26, 50-55. This article was also translated for Elethyrotipia magazine (Greece), and WWF Eko magazine (Sweden).

[1] King, A. J. & Cowlishaw, G. (2007) When to use social information: the advantage of large group size in individual decision-making. Biology Letters 3: 137–13.