Dr Lauren Brent
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, Lecturer

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Key publications



Brent LJN, Ruiz-Lambides A, Platt ML (2017). Family network size and survival across the lifespan of female macaques. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284(1854), 20170515-20170515. Full text. DOI.
Croft DP, Johnstone RA, Ellis S, Nattrass S, Franks DW, Brent LJN, Mazzi S, Balcomb C, Ford JKB, Cant MA, et al (2017). Reproductive Conflict and the Evolution of Menopause in Killer Whales. Current Biology Full text. DOI.
Brent LJN, Franks DW, Foster EA, Balcomb KC, Cant MA, Croft DP (2015). Ecological knowledge, leadership, and the evolution of menopause in killer whales. Current Biology, 25(6), 746-750. DOI.
Brent LJN (2015). Friends of friends: Are indirect connections in social networks important to animal behaviour?. Animal Behaviour, 103, 211-222. Full text. DOI.
Brent LJN, Chang SW, Gariepy JF, Platt ML (2014). The neuroethology of friendship. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1316, 1-17. DOI.
Brent LJN, Heilbronner SR, Horvath JE, Gonzalez-Martinez J, Ruiz-Lambides A, Robinson AG, Pate Skene JH, Platt ML (2013). Genetic origins of social networks in rhesus macaques. Scientific Reports, 3 Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Lacy RC, Williams R, Ashe E, Balcomb KC, Brent LJN, Clark CW, Croft DP, Giles DA, MacDuffee M, Paquet P, et al (In Press). Evaluating anthropogenic threats to endangered killer whales to inform effective recovery plans. Scientific Reports Full text.
Brent LJN, Ruiz-Lambides A, Platt ML (2017). Family network size and survival across the lifespan of female macaques. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284(1854), 20170515-20170515. Full text. DOI.
Croft DP, Johnstone RA, Ellis S, Nattrass S, Franks DW, Brent LJN, Mazzi S, Balcomb C, Ford JKB, Cant MA, et al (2017). Reproductive Conflict and the Evolution of Menopause in Killer Whales. Current Biology Full text. DOI.
Larson SM, Ruiz-Lambides A, Platt ML, Brent LJN (2017). Social network dynamics precede a mass eviction in group-living rhesus macaques. Animal Behaviour Full text. DOI.
Madlon-Kay S, Brent LJN, Montague M, Heller K, Platt ML (2017). Using Machine Learning to Discover Latent Social Phenotypes in Free-Ranging Macaques. Brain Sciences Full text. DOI.
Franks DW, Nattrass S, Brent LJN, Whitehead H, Foote AD, Mazzi S, Ford JKB, Balcomb KC, Cant MA, Croft DP, et al (2016). The significance of postreproductive lifespans in killer whales: a comment on Robeck et al. Journal of Mammalogy, gyw021-gyw021. DOI.
Boyland N, Mlynski DT, James R, Brent LJN, Croft DP (2016). The social network structure of a dynamic group of dairy cows: from individual to group level patterns. Applied Animal Behaviour Science Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Brent LJN, Franks DW, Foster EA, Balcomb KC, Cant MA, Croft DP (2015). Ecological knowledge, leadership, and the evolution of menopause in killer whales. Current Biology, 25(6), 746-750. DOI.
Brent LJN (2015). Friends of friends: Are indirect connections in social networks important to animal behaviour?. Animal Behaviour, 103, 211-222. Full text. DOI.
Watson KK, Li D, Brent LJN, Horvath JE, Gonzalez-Martinez J, Ruiz-Lambides AV, Robinson AG, Skene JHP, Platt MLP (2015). Genetic influences on social attention in free-ranging rhesus macaques. Animal Behaviour, 103, 267-275. DOI.
Croft DP, Brent LJN, Franks DW, Cant MA (2015). The evolution of prolonged life after reproduction. Trends in Ecology and Evolution Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Brent L (2014). A rewarding relationship. New Scientist, 222(2970), 37-39. DOI.
Blomquist GE, Brent LJN (2014). Applying Quantitative Genetic Methods to Primate Social Behavior. International Journal of Primatology, 35(1), 108-128. Abstract. DOI.
Brent LJN, Semple S, MacLarnon A, Ruiz-Lambides A, Gonzalez-Martinez J, Platt ML (2014). Personality Traits in Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta) Are Heritable but Do Not Predict Reproductive Output. International Journal of Primatology, 35(1), 188-209. Abstract. DOI.
Dubuc C, Winters S, Allen WL, Brent LJN, Casio J, Maestripieri D, Ruiz-Lambides AV, Widdig A, Higham JP (2014). Sexually selected skin color is heritable and related to fitness in a non-human primate. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences, 281, 20141602-20141602.
Brent LJN, Melin AD (2014). The Genetic Basis of Primate Behavior: Genetics and Genomics in Field-Based Primatology. International Journal of Primatology, 35(1), 1-10. DOI.
MacLean EL, Hare B, Nun CL, Addess E, Amic F, Anderson RC, Aureli F, Baker JM, Bania AE, Barnard AM, et al (2014). The evolution of self-control. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(20). Abstract. DOI.
Brent LJN, Chang SW, Gariepy JF, Platt ML (2014). The neuroethology of friendship. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1316, 1-17. DOI.
Gilby IC, Brent LJN, Wroblewski EE, Rudicell RS, Hahn BH, Goodall J, Pusey AE (2013). Fitness benefits of coalitionary aggression in male chimpanzees. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 67(3), 373-381. Abstract. DOI.
Brent LJN, Heilbronner SR, Horvath JE, Gonzalez-Martinez J, Ruiz-Lambides A, Robinson AG, Pate Skene JH, Platt ML (2013). Genetic origins of social networks in rhesus macaques. Scientific Reports, 3 Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Chang SW, Brent LJN, Adams GK, Pearson J, Klein J, Watson KK, Platt ML (2013). Neuroethology of primate social behavior. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, 110, 10387-10394. DOI.
Dobson SD, Brent LJN (2013). On the evolution of the serotonin transporter linked polymorphic region (5-HTTLPR) in primates. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience(NOV). Abstract. DOI.
Brent LJN, MacLarnon A, Platt ML, Semple S (2013). Seasonal changes in the structure of rhesus macaque social networks. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 67(3), 349-359. Abstract. DOI.
Brent LJN, Melin AD (2013). The Genetic Basis of Primate Behavior: Genetics and Genomics in Field-Based Primatology. International Journal of Primatology, 1-10.
Buhl JS, Aure B, Ruiz-Lambides A, Gonzalez-Martinez J, Platt ML, Brent LJN (2012). Response of Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta) to the Body of a Group Member That Died from a Fatal Attack. International Journal of Primatology, 33(4), 860-871. Abstract. DOI.
Higham JP, Hughes KD, Brent LJN, Dubuc C, Engelhardt A, Heistermann M, Maestriperi D, Santos LR, Stevens M (2011). Familiarity affects the assessment of female facial signals of fertility by free-ranging male rhesus macaques. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 278(1723), 3452-3458. Abstract. DOI.
Brent LJN, Semple S, Dubuc C, Heistermann M, MacLarnon A (2011). Social capital and physiological stress levels in free-ranging adult female rhesus macaques. Physiology and Behavior, 102(1), 76-83. Abstract. DOI.
Brent LJN, Lehmann J, Ramos-Fernandez G (2011). Social networks in the study of nonhuman primates: a historical perspective. American Journal of Primatology(73), 720-730.
Higham JP, Brent LJN, Dubuc C, Accamando AK, Engelhardt A, Gerald MS, Heistermann M, Stevens M (2010). Color signal information content and the eye of the beholder: a case study in the rhesus macaque. Behavioral Ecology, 21(4), 739-746. Abstract. DOI.
Dubuc C, Brent LJN, Accamando AK, Gerald MS, MacLarnon A, Semple S, Heistermann M, Engelhardt A (2009). Sexual skin color contains information about the timing of the fertile phase in free-ranging macaca mulatta. International Journal of Primatology, 30(6), 777-789. Abstract. DOI.
Brent LJN, Teichroeb JA, Sicotte P (2008). Preliminary assessment of natal attraction and infant handling in wild Colobus vellerosus. American Journal of Primatology, 70(1), 101-105.
Brent LJN, Drapeau P (2002). Targeted 'knockdown' of channel expression in vivo with an antisense morpholino oligonucleotide. Neuroscience, 114(2), 275-278. Abstract. DOI.

Publications by year



In Press

Lacy RC, Williams R, Ashe E, Balcomb KC, Brent LJN, Clark CW, Croft DP, Giles DA, MacDuffee M, Paquet P, et al (In Press). Evaluating anthropogenic threats to endangered killer whales to inform effective recovery plans. Scientific Reports Full text.

2017

Brent LJN, Ruiz-Lambides A, Platt ML (2017). Family network size and survival across the lifespan of female macaques. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284(1854), 20170515-20170515. Full text. DOI.
Croft DP, Johnstone RA, Ellis S, Nattrass S, Franks DW, Brent LJN, Mazzi S, Balcomb C, Ford JKB, Cant MA, et al (2017). Reproductive Conflict and the Evolution of Menopause in Killer Whales. Current Biology Full text. DOI.
Larson SM, Ruiz-Lambides A, Platt ML, Brent LJN (2017). Social network dynamics precede a mass eviction in group-living rhesus macaques. Animal Behaviour Full text. DOI.
Madlon-Kay S, Brent LJN, Montague M, Heller K, Platt ML (2017). Using Machine Learning to Discover Latent Social Phenotypes in Free-Ranging Macaques. Brain Sciences Full text. DOI.

2016

Franks DW, Nattrass S, Brent LJN, Whitehead H, Foote AD, Mazzi S, Ford JKB, Balcomb KC, Cant MA, Croft DP, et al (2016). The significance of postreproductive lifespans in killer whales: a comment on Robeck et al. Journal of Mammalogy, gyw021-gyw021. DOI.
Boyland N, Mlynski DT, James R, Brent LJN, Croft DP (2016). The social network structure of a dynamic group of dairy cows: from individual to group level patterns. Applied Animal Behaviour Science Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2015

Brent LJN, Franks DW, Foster EA, Balcomb KC, Cant MA, Croft DP (2015). Ecological knowledge, leadership, and the evolution of menopause in killer whales. Current Biology, 25(6), 746-750. DOI.
Brent LJN (2015). Friends of friends: Are indirect connections in social networks important to animal behaviour?. Animal Behaviour, 103, 211-222. Full text. DOI.
Watson KK, Li D, Brent LJN, Horvath JE, Gonzalez-Martinez J, Ruiz-Lambides AV, Robinson AG, Skene JHP, Platt MLP (2015). Genetic influences on social attention in free-ranging rhesus macaques. Animal Behaviour, 103, 267-275. DOI.
Croft DP, Brent LJN, Franks DW, Cant MA (2015). The evolution of prolonged life after reproduction. Trends in Ecology and Evolution Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2014

Brent L (2014). A rewarding relationship. New Scientist, 222(2970), 37-39. DOI.
Blomquist GE, Brent LJN (2014). Applying Quantitative Genetic Methods to Primate Social Behavior. International Journal of Primatology, 35(1), 108-128. Abstract. DOI.
Brent LJN, Semple S, MacLarnon A, Ruiz-Lambides A, Gonzalez-Martinez J, Platt ML (2014). Personality Traits in Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta) Are Heritable but Do Not Predict Reproductive Output. International Journal of Primatology, 35(1), 188-209. Abstract. DOI.
Dubuc C, Winters S, Allen WL, Brent LJN, Casio J, Maestripieri D, Ruiz-Lambides AV, Widdig A, Higham JP (2014). Sexually selected skin color is heritable and related to fitness in a non-human primate. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences, 281, 20141602-20141602.
Brent LJN, Melin AD (2014). The Genetic Basis of Primate Behavior: Genetics and Genomics in Field-Based Primatology. International Journal of Primatology, 35(1), 1-10. DOI.
MacLean EL, Hare B, Nun CL, Addess E, Amic F, Anderson RC, Aureli F, Baker JM, Bania AE, Barnard AM, et al (2014). The evolution of self-control. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(20). Abstract. DOI.
Brent LJN, Chang SW, Gariepy JF, Platt ML (2014). The neuroethology of friendship. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1316, 1-17. DOI.

2013

Gilby IC, Brent LJN, Wroblewski EE, Rudicell RS, Hahn BH, Goodall J, Pusey AE (2013). Fitness benefits of coalitionary aggression in male chimpanzees. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 67(3), 373-381. Abstract. DOI.
Brent LJN, Heilbronner SR, Horvath JE, Gonzalez-Martinez J, Ruiz-Lambides A, Robinson AG, Pate Skene JH, Platt ML (2013). Genetic origins of social networks in rhesus macaques. Scientific Reports, 3 Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Chang SW, Brent LJN, Adams GK, Pearson J, Klein J, Watson KK, Platt ML (2013). Neuroethology of primate social behavior. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, 110, 10387-10394. DOI.
Dobson SD, Brent LJN (2013). On the evolution of the serotonin transporter linked polymorphic region (5-HTTLPR) in primates. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience(NOV). Abstract. DOI.
Brent LJN, MacLarnon A, Platt ML, Semple S (2013). Seasonal changes in the structure of rhesus macaque social networks. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 67(3), 349-359. Abstract. DOI.
Brent LJN, Melin AD (2013). The Genetic Basis of Primate Behavior: Genetics and Genomics in Field-Based Primatology. International Journal of Primatology, 1-10.

2012

Buhl JS, Aure B, Ruiz-Lambides A, Gonzalez-Martinez J, Platt ML, Brent LJN (2012). Response of Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta) to the Body of a Group Member That Died from a Fatal Attack. International Journal of Primatology, 33(4), 860-871. Abstract. DOI.

2011

Higham JP, Hughes KD, Brent LJN, Dubuc C, Engelhardt A, Heistermann M, Maestriperi D, Santos LR, Stevens M (2011). Familiarity affects the assessment of female facial signals of fertility by free-ranging male rhesus macaques. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 278(1723), 3452-3458. Abstract. DOI.
Brent LJN, Semple S, Dubuc C, Heistermann M, MacLarnon A (2011). Social capital and physiological stress levels in free-ranging adult female rhesus macaques. Physiology and Behavior, 102(1), 76-83. Abstract. DOI.
Brent LJN, Lehmann J, Ramos-Fernandez G (2011). Social networks in the study of nonhuman primates: a historical perspective. American Journal of Primatology(73), 720-730.

2010

Higham JP, Brent LJN, Dubuc C, Accamando AK, Engelhardt A, Gerald MS, Heistermann M, Stevens M (2010). Color signal information content and the eye of the beholder: a case study in the rhesus macaque. Behavioral Ecology, 21(4), 739-746. Abstract. DOI.

2009

Dubuc C, Brent LJN, Accamando AK, Gerald MS, MacLarnon A, Semple S, Heistermann M, Engelhardt A (2009). Sexual skin color contains information about the timing of the fertile phase in free-ranging macaca mulatta. International Journal of Primatology, 30(6), 777-789. Abstract. DOI.

2008

Brent LJN, Teichroeb JA, Sicotte P (2008). Preliminary assessment of natal attraction and infant handling in wild Colobus vellerosus. American Journal of Primatology, 70(1), 101-105.

2002

Brent LJN, Drapeau P (2002). Targeted 'knockdown' of channel expression in vivo with an antisense morpholino oligonucleotide. Neuroscience, 114(2), 275-278. Abstract. DOI.