Last updated: 18 Feb 2020


  • Jolles, J. W., Geoffrey P. F. Mazué, G. P. F., Davidson, J., Behrmann-Godel, J., Couzin, I. D. (In prep) Schistocephalus parasite infection alters individual movement and collective behaviour of three-spined sticklebacks.
  • Grobis, M. M., Jolles, J. W., Mazué, G. P. F., Twomey, C. R., Bak-Coleman, J., Rubenstein, D. I., Couzin, I. D. (In prep) Quantifying the spatial distribution of risk in fish schools.
  • Jolles, J. W., Ley, M. O. & Behrmann-Godel, J. (In prep) Schistocephalus infection impairs survival of sticklebacks in the context of a piscivorous predator, Esox lucius.
  • Cakmak, E., Buchmüller, J., Jordan, A., Jolles, J. W., Keim, D. (In prep) Collective Movement Explorer: a web tool for the visual exploration of spatio-temporal collective animal behavior.


  1. Jolles, J. W., King, A. & Killen, S. (2019) The role of individual heterogeneity in collective animal behaviour. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 35(3): 278-291. link to paperon the front cover!
  2. Jolles, J. W., Briggs, H., Araya-Ajoy, Y., Manica, A., Boogert, N. J. (2019) Personality, plasticity and predictability in sticklebacks: bold fish are less plastic and more predictable than shy fish. Animal Behaviour 154: 193-202. link to paper – Editor’s Choice Aug 2019
  3. Buchmüller, J., Cakmak, E., Andrienko, N., Andrienko, G., Jolles, J. W., Keim, D. A. (2019) Moving Together: Towards a Formalisation of Collective Movement. EuroVis.
  4. 2018

  5. Jolles, J. W. (2018) Comment on ‘Consistency of fish‐shoal social network structure under laboratory conditions (Gaffney & Webster, 2018)’ Journal of fish biology 93(5): 762-763. [link]
  6. Jolles, J. W., Laskowski, K., Boogert, N. J., Manica, A. (2018) Repeatable group differences in the collective behaviour of stickleback shoals across ecological contexts. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 285: 20172629. [link]
  7. Daversa, D. D., Manica, A., Bosch, J., Jolles, J. W., Garner, T. W. (2018) Routine habitat switching alters the likelihood and persistence of infection with a pathogenic parasite. Functional Ecology 32(5): 1262-1270. [link]
  8. 2017

  9. Jolles, J. W., Boogert, N. J., Sridhar, V., Couzin, I. D., Manica, A. (2017) Consistent individual differences drive collective behaviour and group functioning of schooling fish. Current Biology 27: 1-7. [pdf].
    Find a nice Dispatch article on our paper in Current Biology by James Herbert-read.
  10. 2016

  11. Greggor, A., Jolles, J. W., Thornton, A., Clayton, N. S. (2016). Seasonal changes in neophobia and its consistency in rooks: the effect of novelty type and dominance position. Animal Behaviour 121: 11-20. [pdf]
  12. Jolles, J. W., Manica, A. & Boogert, N. J. (2016). Food intake rates of inactive fish are positively linked to boldness in three-spined sticklebacks. Journal of Fish Biology 88(4): 1661-1668. [pdf]
  13. Jolles, J. W., Aaron Taylor, B. & Manica, A. (2016) Recent social conditions affect boldness repeatability in individual sticklebacks. Animal Behaviour 112: 139-145. [pdf]
  14. 2015

  15. Jolles, J. W., Boogert, N. & van den Bos, R. (2015). Sex differences in risk-taking and associative learning in rats. Royal Society Open Science 2: 150485. [pdf]
  16. Jolles, J. W., Wilson, A., Stumpe, M. C., Johnstone, R. A., Manica, A. (2015). The role of social attraction and its link with boldness in the collective movements of three-spined sticklebacks. Animal Behaviour 99: 147-153. pdf] [BBC Radio5Live at 01:26:01] [See a 4min video about our paper here]
  17. 2014

  18. Jolles, J. W., Wilson, A., Stumpe, M. C., Johnstone, R. A., Manica, A. (2014). The role of previous social experience on risk-taking and leadership in three-spined sticklebacks. Behavioral Ecology 25(6): 1395-1401. [pdf]
  19. Zandberg, L., Jolles, J. W., Boogert, N. J., Thornton, A. (2014). Jackdaw nestlings can discriminate between conspecific calls but do not beg specifically to their parents. Behavioral Ecology 25(3): 565–57. [pdf]
  20. 2013

  21. van den Bos, R., Jolles, J. W. & Homberg, J. (2013) Social modulation of decision-making: a cross-species review. Frontiers in Neuroscience 7(301). [pdf]
  22. Jolles, J. W., Ostojić, L & Clayton, N. S. (2013) Dominance, pair bonds and boldness determine social foraging tactics in rooks (Corvus frugilegus). Animal Behaviour 85(6): 1261-1269.
  23. Jolles, J. W., King, A.J. Manica, A., Thornton, A. (2013) Heterogeneous structure in mixed-species corvid flocks in flight. Animal Behaviour 85(4): 743-750. [pdf] [Planet Earth] [BirdGuides]
  24. 2012

  25. van den Bos, R., Jolles, J. W., van der Knaap, L., Baars, A., de Visser, L. (2012) Male and female Wistar rats differ in decision-making performance in a rodent version of the Iowa Gambling Task. Behavioural Brain Research 234(2): 375-379. pdf]
  26. 2011

  27. Jolles, J. W., de Visser, L. & van den Bos, R. (2011) Male Wistar rats show individual differences in an animal model of Conformity. Animal Cognition 14: 769-773. [pdf]