Baran, N.M. (2017) Sensitive periods, vasotocin-family peptides, and the evolution and development of social behavior. Frontiers in Endocrinology. Research Topic: The Vasopressin System and Behavior.

Baran, N.M., Peck, S.C., Kim, T.H., Goldstein, M.H., Adkins-Regan, E. (2017) Early life manipulations of vasopressin-family peptides alter vocal learning. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Baran, N.M., McGrath, P.T., Streelman, J.T. (2017) Applying gene regulatory network logic to the evolution of social behavior. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

Baran, N. M., Tomaszycki, M. L., & Adkins-Regan, E. (2016). Early Life Manipulations of the Nonapeptide System Alter Pair Maintenance Behaviors and Neural Activity in Adult Male Zebra Finches. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience10, 58.

Baran, N. M., Sklar, N. C., & Adkins-Regan, E. (2016). Developmental effects of vasotocin and nonapeptide receptors on early social attachment and affiliative behavior in the zebra finch. Hormones and Behavior78, 20–31.

Baran, N.M. & Reeve, H.K. (2015). Co-evolution of parental care, parasitic, and resistance efforts in facultative parasitism. The American Naturalist

Schweitzer, C., Schwabl, H., Baran, N. M., & Adkins-Regan, E. (2014). Pair disruption in female zebra finches: consequences for offspring phenotype and sensitivity to a social stressor. Animal Behaviour, 90, 195–204.

Baran N.M., Adkins-Regan E. (2014) Breeding Experience, Alternative Reproductive Strategies and Reproductive Success in a Captive Colony of Zebra Finches (Taeniopygia guttata). PLoS ONE 9(2): e89808.

Baran, N.M., Sapienza, P., & Zingales, L. (2010). Can we infer social preferences from the lab? Evidence from the Trust Game. Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 10-02. Available at SSRN:

Maestripieri, D., Baran, N.M., Zingales, L., & Sapienza, P. (Sept. 2010). Between- and within-sex variation in hormonal responses to economic decision making tests in a large sample of college students. Stress: The International Journal on the Biology of Stress

Book Reviews

Adkins-Regan, E., Baran, N. M., Fernandez-Vargas, M., McKenna Kelly, E., & Smiley, K. O. (2014). [Review of Oxytocin, Vasopressin and Related Peptides in the Regulation of Behavior. Choleris, E., Pfaff, D. W., & Kavaliers, M. (Eds.)]. Animal Behaviour, 87, 240–241.