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24) Touchon, J.C. and McCoy, M.W. 2016. The mismatch between current statistical practice and doctoral training in ecology. Ecosphere. 7(8):e01394. pdf
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23) Touchon, J.C. and Vonesh, J.R. 2016. Variation in abundance and efficacy of tadpole predators in a Neotropical pond community. Journal of Herpetology. 50(1):113-119 pdf

22) Touchon, J.C., McCoy, M.W., Landberg, T., Vonesh, J.R., and Warkentin, K.M. 2015. Putting µ/g in a new light: plasticity in life-history switch points reflects fine-scale adaptive responses. Ecology. 96(8):2192–2202 pdf

21) Touchon, J.C. and Worley, J.L. 2015. Oviposition site choice under conflicting risks demonstrates that aquatic predators drive terrestrial egg-laying. Proceedings of the Royal Society B—Biological Sciences. 282(1808):20150376 —Cover Article— pdf

20) Wojdak, J.W., Touchon, J.C., Hite, J.L., Meyer, B., and Vonesh, J.R. 2014. Consequences of induced hatching plasticity depend on predator community. Oecologia. 175(4):1267–1276. pdf

19) Touchon, J.C. and Wojdak, J.W. 2014. Plastic hatching timing by red-eyed treefrog embryos interacts with larval predator identity and sublethal predation to affect prey morphology but not performance. PLoS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0100623 pdf

18) Touchon, J.C., Jiménez, R.R†, Abinette, S.J. †, Vonesh, J.R., and Warkentin, K.W. 2013. Behavioral plasticity mitigates risk across environments and predators during anuran metamorphosis. Oecologia. 173(3): 801–811. —Cover Article— pdf

17) Touchon, J.C., McCoy, M.W., Vonesh, J.R., and Warkentin, K.W. 2013. Effects of hatching plasticity carry over through metamorphosis in red-eyed treefrogs. Ecology. 94(4): 850–860. pdf

16) Touchon, J.C. 2012. A treefrog with reproductive mode plasticity reveals agents of selection for terrestrial egg-laying. The American Naturalist, 180(6): 733–743.  pdf

15) McCoy, M.W., Touchon, J.C., Landberg, T., Warkentin, K.W., Vonesh, J.R. 2012. Prey responses to predator chemical cues: Disentangling the important of the number and biomass of prey consumed. PLoS ONE. 7(10): e47495. pdf

14) Bruner, G.†, Fernandez-Marin, H.†, Touchon, J.C. and Wcislo, W.T. 2012. Eggs of the blind snake, Liotyphlops albirostris, are incubated in a nest of a lower fungus-growing ant, Apterostigma gonoides. Psyche. Article ID 532314. pdf

13) Gonzalez, S. C.†, Touchon, J.C., and Vonesh, J.R. 2011. Interactions between competition and predation shape early growth and survival in two Neotropical hylid tadpoles. Biotropica. 43(5):633–639. pdf

12) Touchon, J.C., Urbina, J.† and Warkentin, K.W. 2011. Habitat-specific constraints on induced hatching in a treefrog with reproductive mode plasticity. Behavioral Ecology. 22(1): 169–175. —Cover Article— pdf

11) Touchon, J.C. and Warkentin, K.W. 2011. Thermally contingent plasticity: temperature alters expression of predator-induced colour and morphology in a Neotropical treefrog tadpole. Journal of Animal Ecology. 80(1): 79–88. pdf

10) Touchon, J.C. and Warkentin, K.W. 2010. Short- and long-term effects of the abiotic egg environment on viability, development and vulnerability to predators of a Neotropical anuran. Functional Ecology. 24(3): 566–575. pdf

9) Touchon, J.C. and Warkentin, K.M. 2009. Negative synergism of rainfall patterns and predators affects frog egg survival. Journal of Animal Ecology. 78(4): 715–723. pdf

8) Touchon, J.C. and Warkentin, K.M. 2008. Reproductive mode plasticity: Aquatic and terrestrial oviposition in a treefrog. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 105(21):7495–7499. —Cover Article— pdf

7) Touchon, J.C. and Warkentin, K.M. 2008. Fish and dragonfly nymph predators induce opposite shifts in color and morphology of tadpoles. Oikos. 117(4):634–640. pdf

6) Gomez-Mestre, I., Touchon, J.C., Saccoccio, V.L.†, and Warkentin K.M. 2008. Genetic variation in pathogen-induced early hatching of toad embryos. The Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 21(3): 791–800. pdf

5) Gomez-Mestre, I., Touchon, J.C., and Warkentin K.M. 2006. Amphibian embryo and parental defenses and a larval predator reduce egg mortality from water mold. Ecology. 87(10):2570–2581. —Cover Article— pdf

4) Touchon, J.C., Gomez-Mestre, I., and Warkentin, K.M. 2006. Hatching plasticity in two temperate anurans: responses to a pathogen and predation cues. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 84(4):556–563 pdf

3) Touchon, J.C., Holmer, H.K., Moore, C., McKee, B.L., Frederickson, J. †, and Meshul, C.K. 2005. Apomorphine-induced alterations in striatal and substantia nigra glutamate following unilateral loss of striatal dopamine. Experimental Neurology, 193(1):131–140. pdf

2) Touchon, J.C., Moore, C., Frederickson, J. †, and Meshul, C.K. 2004. Lesion of subthalamic or motor thalamic nucleus in 6-hydroxydopamine treated rats: effects on striatal glutamate and apomorphine-induced contralateral rotations. Synapse, 51(4):2887–298. pdf

1) Robinson, S, Freeman, P., Moore, C., Touchon, J.C., Krentz, L. and Meshul, C.K. 2003. Acute and subchronic MPTP administration differentially affects striatal glutamate synaptic function. Experimental Neurology, 180(1):73–86. pdf

† Denotes undergraduate or Latin American intern co-author