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- In preparation: McCreery, H.F., Bilek, J., Kurtenbach, K., Nagpal, R., Breed, M.D. "Object mass and size affect group speed and coordination time, but not maintenance of coordination during cooperative transport in ants."
- In preparation: Hund, A.K., Churchill, A.C., Faist, A.M., Havrilla, C.A., Love Stowell, S.M., McCreery, H.F., Ng, J., Scordato, E.S.C. "Transforming mentoring in STEM by training early-career scientists to be better leaders."
- In press: Esterly, E.E., McCreery, H.F., Nagpal, R. "Models of adaptive navigation, inspired by ant transport in the presence of obstacles. Accepted to the Proceedings of the Artificial Life Conference 2017.
- McCreery, H.F. (2017). “A comparative approach to cooperative transport in ants: individual persistence correlates with group coordination.” Insectes Sociaux. Available online first. [Link]
- McCreery, H.F., Breed, M.D., Nagpal, R. (2016). “Collective strategy for obstacle navigation during cooperative transport by ants.” Journal of Experimental Biology. 219: 3366-3375. [PDF]
- McCreery, H.F., Correll, N., Breed, M.D., Flaxman, S. (2016). “Consensus or deadlock? Simple behavioral rules and their consequences for coordination in self-organized groups.” PLoS ONE. 11(9): e0162768. [Link]
- Breed, M.D., Cook, C.N., McCreery, H., Rodriguez, M. (2015). “Nestmate recognition in eusocial insects: The honeybee as a model system.” In Social Recognition in Invertebrates, L. Aquiloni and E. Tricarico, eds, Springer.
- McCreery, H.F. and Breed, M.D. (2014). “Cooperative transport in ants: a review of proximate mechanisms.” Insectes Sociaux. 61: 99-110. [PDF]
- Pizzaro, L.C., McCreery, H.F., Lawson, S.P., Winston, M.E., and O’Donnell, S. (2012). “Sodium-specific foraging by leafcutter ant workers (Atta cephalotes, Hymenoptera: Formicidae).” Ecological Entomology. Vol. 37: 435-348. [PDF]
- O’Keefe, K.J., Silander, O.K., McCreery, H., Weinreich, D.M., Wright, K.M., Chao, L., Edwards, S.V., Remold, S.K., and Turner, P.E. (2010). “Geographic differences in sexual reassortment in RNA phage.” Evolution. Vol. 64: 3010-3023.
Publications (not peer-reviewed) and Press
- McCreery, H.F. (2017). "Do persistent ants work better together?" Feature in Insectes Sociaux blog. Available at: Link
- Research featured in The New York Times series Science Take. “How teamwork brings home the tuna in Lego Land.” James Gorman, November 14, 2016. Available at: Link.
- Research featured in Inside JEB. “Cooperative ants are more than the sum of their parts.” Kathryn Knight, November, 2016. Journal of Experimental Biology. 219: 3309-3310
- Breed, M.D. and McCreery, H.F. (2014). “Animal behavior: Social recognition in crickets.” Current Biology. Vol. 24(23): R1123-R1124. [PDF]
- Research featured in the Scientific American blog: Not Bad Science. Felicity Muth, September 18, 2013. Link.