Publications of Niels Christian Rattenborg

Journal Article (75)

2008
Journal Article
Rattenborg, N. C.; Voirin, B.; Vyssotski, A. L.; Kays, R. W.; Spoelstra, K.; Kuemmeth, F.; Heidrich, W.; Wikelski, M.: Sleeping outside the box: Electroencephalographic measures of sleep in sloths inhabiting a rainforest. Biology Letters 4 (4), pp. 402 - 405 (2008)
2007
Journal Article
Lima, S. L.; Rattenborg, N. C.: A behavioural shutdown can make sleeping safer: A strategic perspective on the function of sleep. Animal Behaviour 74 (2), pp. 189 - 197 (2007)
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Rattenborg, N. C.: Response to commentary on evolution of slow-wave sleep and palliopallial connectivity in mammals and birds: A hypothesis. Brain Research Bulletin 72 (4-6), pp. 187 - 193 (2007)
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Rattenborg, N. C.; Lesku, J. A.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.; Lima, S. L.: The non-trivial functions of sleep. Sleep Medicine Reviews 11 (5), pp. 405 - 409 (2007)
2006
Journal Article
Rattenborg, N. C.: Evolution of slow-wave sleep and palliopallial connectivity in mammals and birds: A hypothesis. Brain Research Bulletin 69 (1), pp. 20 - 29 (2006)
Journal Article
Rattenborg, N. C.: Do birds sleep in flight? Die Naturwissenschaften 93 (9), pp. 413 - 425 (2006)
Journal Article
Rattenborg, N. C.: Schlaf und Flug. Jahrbuch - Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (2006)
2005
Journal Article
Lima, S. L.; Rattenborg, N. C.; Lesku, J. A.; Amlaner, C. J.: Sleeping under the risk of predation. Animal Behaviour 70 (4), pp. 723 - 736 (2005)
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Rattenborg, N. C.; Obermeyer, W. H.; Vacha, E.; Benca, R. M.: Acute effects of light and darkness on sleep in the pigeon (Columba livia). Physiology & Behavior 84 (4), pp. 635 - 640 (2005)
2004
Journal Article
Rattenborg, N. C.; Mandt, B. H.; Obermeyer, W. H.; Winsauer, P. J.; Huber, R.; Wikelski, M.; Benca, R. M.: Migratory sleeplessness in the white-crowned sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys gambelii). PLoS Biology 2 (7), pp. 924 - 936 (2004)
2002
Journal Article
Wikelski, M.; Wong, V.; Chevalier, B.; Rattenborg, N. C.; Snell, H.: Galapagos islands: Marine iguanas die from trace oil pollution. Nature 417 (6889), pp. 607 - 608 (2002)
2001
Journal Article
Rattenborg, N. C.; Amlaner, C. J.; Lima, S. L.: Unilateral eye closure and interhemispheric EEG asymmetry during sleep in the pigeon (Columba livia). Brain, behavior and evolution: Official journal of the J. B. Johnston Club 58 (6), pp. 323 - 332 (2001)
2000
Journal Article
Rattenborg, N. C.; Amlaner, C. J.; Lima, S. L.: Behavioral, neurophysiological and evolutionary perspectives on unihemispheric sleep. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 24 (8), pp. 817 - 842 (2000)
1999
Journal Article
Rattenborg, N. C.; Lima, S. L.; Amlaner, C. J.: Facultative control of avian unihemispheric sleep under the risk of predation. Behavioural Brain Research 105 (2), pp. 163 - 172 (1999)
Journal Article
Rattenborg, N. C.; Lima, S. L.; Amlaner, C. J.: Half-awake to the risk of predation. Nature 397 (6718), pp. 397 - 398 (1999)

Book Chapter (12)

2017
Book Chapter
Blumberg, M. S.; Rattenborg, N. C.: Decomposing the evolution of sleep: Comparative and developmental approaches. In: Evolution of nervous systems, Vol. 3, 2 Ed., pp. 523 - 545 (Ed. Kaas, J.). Elsevier, Oxford (2017)
2013
Book Chapter
Lesku, J. A.; Rattenborg, N. C.: Sleep in birds. In: Encyclopedia of sleep, pp. 51 - 56 (Ed. Kushida, C. A.). Academic Press, Oxford (2013)
2012
Book Chapter
Rattenborg, N. C.: Convergent evolution of REM sleep in mammals and birds. In: Encyclopedia of sleep and dreams, pp. 169 - 171 (Eds. Barrett, D.; McNamara, P.). Greenwood, Santa Barbara (2012)
2011
Book Chapter
Rattenborg, N. C.; Lesku, J. A.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.: Evolutionary perspectives on the function of REM sleep. In: Rapid eye movement sleep: Regulation and function, pp. 58 - 70 (Eds. Mallick, B. N.; Pandi-Perumal, S. R.; McCarley, R. W.; Morrison, A. R.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (2011)
Book Chapter
Rattenborg, N. C.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.: Evolution des Schlafes. In: Kompendium Schlafmedizin, pp. 69 - 77 (Eds. Schulz, H.; Geisler, P.; Rodenbeck, A.). Ecomed, Landsberg (2011)
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