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Publications: Dr Elisabetta Versace

Lemaire BS, Rucco D, Josserand M, Vallortigara G, Versace E ( 2021 ) . Stability and individual variability of social attachment in imprinting . Scientific Reports vol. 11 , ( 1 )
Lorenzi E, Lemaire BS, Versace E, Matsushima T, Vallortigara G ( 2021 ) . Resurgence of an Inborn Attraction for Animate Objects via Thyroid Hormone T<inf>3</inf> . Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience vol. 15 ,
Rosa-Salva O, Mayer U, Versace E, Hébert M, Lemaire BS, Vallortigara G ( 2021 ) . Sensitive periods for social development: Interactions between predisposed and learned mechanisms . Cognition
Versace E, Damini S, Stancher G ( 2020 ) . Early preference for face-like stimuli in solitary species as revealed by tortoise hatchlings . Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
Versace E, Caffini M, Werkhoven Z, de Bivort BL ( 2020 ) . Individual, but not population asymmetries, are modulated by social environment and genotype in Drosophila melanogaster . Scientific Reports vol. 10 , ( 1 )
Versace E, Schloetterer C, Hsu S-K, Jaks¿ic¿ AM, Nolte V, Lirakis M, Kofler R, Barghi N ( 2020 ) . Rapid sex-specific adaptation to high temperature in Drosophila . eLife
Versace E, Ragusa M, Vallortigara G ( 2019 ) . A transient time window for early predispositions in newborn chicks . Scientific Reports vol. 9 , ( 1 )
Hebert M, Versace E, Vallortigara G ( 2019 ) . Inexperienced preys know when to flee or to freeze in front of a threat . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA
Versace E, Rogge JR, Shelton-May N, Ravignani A ( 2019 ) . Positional encoding in cotton-top tamarins (Saguinus oedipus) . Animal Cognition vol. 22 , ( 5 ) 825 - 838 .
Lorenzi E, Pross A, Rosa-Salva O, Versace E, Sgadò P, Vallortigara G ( 2019 ) . Embryonic exposure to valproic acid affects social predispositions for dynamic cues of animate motion in newly-hatched chicks . Frontiers in Physiology vol. 10 , ( APR )
Versace E, Martinho-Truswell A, Kacelnik A, Vallortigara G ( 2018 ) . Priors in Animal and Artificial Intelligence: Where Does Learning Begin? . Trends in Cognitive Sciences vol. 22 , ( 11 ) 963 - 965 .
Belloni V, Galeazzi A, Bernini G, Mandrioli M, Versace E, Haase A ( 2018 ) . Corrigendum to “Evolutionary compromises to metabolic toxins: Ammonia and urea tolerance in Drosophila suzukii and Drosophila melanogaster” [Physiol. Behav. 191, 1 July 2018, 146–154] (S0031938418301975) (10.1016/j.physbeh.2018.04.021)) . Physiology and Behavior vol. 194 ,
rosa-salva O, Fiser J, VERSACE E, Dolci C, Chehaimi S, Santolin C, Vallortigara G ( 2018 ) . Spontaneous learning of visual structures in domestic chicks . Animals
Belloni V, Galeazzi A, Bernini G, Mandrioli M, Versace E, Haase A ( 2018 ) . Evolutionary compromises to metabolic toxins: Ammonia and urea tolerance in Drosophila suzukii and Drosophila melanogaster . Physiology and Behavior vol. 191 , 146 - 154 .
Sgadò P, Rosa-Salva O, VERSACE E, Vallortigara G ( 2018 ) . Embryonic Exposure to Valproic Acid Impairs Social Predispositions of Newly-Hatched Chicks . Scientific Reports
VERSACE E, Damini S, Caffini M, Stancher G ( 2018 ) . Born to be asocial: Newly-hatched tortoises avoid unfamiliar individuals . Animal Behaviour
Vallortigara G, Versace E ( 2018 ) . Filial Imprinting . Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior ,
Versace E, Spierings MJ, Caffini M, ten Cate C, Vallortigara G ( 2017 ) . Spontaneous generalization of abstract multimodal patterns in young domestic chicks . Animal Cognition vol. 20 , ( 3 ) 521 - 529 .
Versace E, Fracasso I, Baldan G, Dalle Zotte A, Vallortigara G ( 2017 ) . Newborn chicks show inherited variability in early social predispositions for hen-like stimuli . Sci Rep vol. 7 ,
Rogers LJ, Frasnelli E, Versace E ( 2016 ) . Lateralized antennal control of aggression and sex differences in red mason bees, Osmia bicornis . Sci Rep vol. 6 ,
Versace E, Nolte V, Pandey RV, Tobler R, Schlötterer C ( 2014 ) . Experimental evolution reveals habitat-specific fitness dynamics among Wolbachia clades in Drosophila melanogaster . Mol Ecol vol. 23 , ( 4 ) 802 - 814 .