Peer-reviewed Journal Articles & Book Chapters

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29. Sulikowski, D. 2017. From sensory to social: the information that impacts foraging decisions. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, accepted, 12/4/2017.


28. Stephen, I., Burke, D. & Sulikowski, D. 2017 Tinbergen's "four questions" provide a formal framework for a more complete understanding of prosocial biases in favour of attractive people. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40, 37-38. PDF


27. Lane, D. & Sulikowski, D. 2016. Bleeding-heart conservatives and hard-headed liberals: the dual processes of moral judgements. Personality and Individual Differences, accepted 26/9/2016.


26. Burke, D., Sulikowski, D., Stephen, I., & Brooks, R. C. 2016. Inconsistent with the data: Support for the CLASH model depends on the wrong kind of latitude. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, accepted 19/9/2016.


25. Stephen, I., Burke, D., & Sulikowski, D. 2016 Carruthers on massive modularity. In: T. K. Shackelford & V. A.Weekes-Shackelford (eds.) Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, Springer Nature. 10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_3095-1 PDF


24. Dixson, B. J. W., Sulikowski, D., Gouda-Vossos, A., Rantala, M. J., & Brooks, R. C. 2016 The masculinity paradox: Facial masculinity and beardedness interact to determine women's ratings of men's facial attractiveness. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 29, 2311-2320. PDF


23. Sulikowski, D. 2016 Floral cognition: comparative and functional perspectives. In: M. Olmstead (ed.) Animal Cognition: Principles, Evolution and Development, pp 107-129, Nova Science Publishers, New York. PDF


22. Sulikowski, D. 2016 Evolutionary psychology: fringe or central to psychological science? Frontiers in Psychology: Evolutionary Psychology and Neuroscience, 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00777. PDF


21. Sherlock, J. M., Tegg, B., Sulikowski, D., & Dixson, B. J. W. 2016 Facial masculinity and beardedness determine men's explicit, but not their implicit, responses to male dominance. Adaptive Human Behaviour and Physiology, 10.1007/s40750-016-0047-7. PDF


20. Sulikowski, D., Burke, D., Havlicek, J. & Roberts, S. C. 2015 Head-tilt and fertility contribute to different aspects of female facial attractiveness. Ethology, 121, 1001-1009. PDF


19. Wagstaff, D. L., Sulikowski, D., & Burke, D. 2015 Self-reported preferences versus beliefs about cross-sex preferences for face or body in short-term or long-term mating decisions. Evolution, Mind and Behaviour, 13, 1-17. 10.1556/2050.2015.0003. PDF


18. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2015 From the lab to the world: the paradigmatic assumption and the functional cognition of avian foraging. Current Zoology, 61(2), 328-340. PDF


17. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2015 Noisy miners plan ahead: Cryptic signalling of reward location impairs search for nectar, but not for invertebrates. Animal Behaviour, 102, 149-155. PDF


16. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2014 Threat is in the sex of the beholder: men find weapons faster than do women. Evolutionary Psychology, 12(5), 888-906. PDF


15. Hughes, M., Sulikowski, D. & Burke D. 2014 Correlations between spatial skills: A test of the Hunter-Gatherer hypothesis. Journal of Evolutionary Psychology, 12(1), 19-44. PDF


14. Haythorpe, K., Burke, D. & Sulikowski, D. 2014 The native versus alien dichotomy: Relative impact of native noisy miners and introduced common mynas. Biological Invasions, 16(8), 1659-1674. PDF


13. Burke, D., Nolan, C., Hayward, W. G., Russell, R. & Sulikowski, D. 2013 Is there an own-race preference in attractiveness? Evolutionary Psychology, 11(4), 855-872. PDF 


12. Burke, D. & Sulikowski, D. 2013 The evolution of holistic processing of faces. Frontiers in Perception Science, 4:doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00011. PDF


11. Haythorpe, K. M., Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2012 Relative levels of food aggression displayed by Common Mynas when foraging with other bird species in suburbia. Emu, 112(2), 129-136. PDF


10. Sulikowski, D. 2012 Venom, speed and caution: Effects on performance in a visual search task. Evolution and Human Behaviour, 33(4), 365-377. PDF


9. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2012 Win-shifting in nectarivorous birds: selective inhibition of the learned win-stay response. Animal Behaviour, 83, 519-524. PDF


8. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2011 Win-shift and win-stay learning in the rainbow lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 125, 143-149. PDF


7. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2011 Movement and memory: Different cognitive strategies are used to search for resources with different natural distributions. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 65, 621-631. PDF


6. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2010 Reward type influences performance and search structure of an omnivorous bird in an open-field maze. Behavioural Processes, 83, 31-35. PDF


5. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2010 When a place is not a place: Encoding of spatial information is dependent on reward type. Behaviour, 147, 1461-1479. PDF


4. Burke, D. & Sulikowski, D. 2010 A new viewpoint on the evolution of sexually dimorphic human faces. Evolutionary Psychology, 8, 573-585. PDF


3. Narendra, A., Cheng, K., Sulikowski, D. & Wehner, R. 2008 Search strategies of ants in landmark-rich habitats. Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 194, 929-938. PDF


2. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2007 Food-specific spatial memory biases in an omnivorous bird. Biology Letters, 3, 245-248. PDF


1. Narendra, A., Si, A., Sulikowski, D. & Cheng, K. 2007 Learning, retention and coding of nest-associated visual cues by the Australian desert ant Melophorus bagoti. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 61, 1543-1553. PDF


National and International Conference Presentations

37. Burke, D., Wagstaff, D. & Sulikowski, D. 2016. Facing up to the complexity of hormones, sexual dimorphism and mate choice in humans.  44th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour, 5-8 July, 2016, Katoomba, NSW, Australia.


36. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2016. Laterality of foraging cognition in noisy miners. 44th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour, 5-8 July, 2016, Katoomba, NSW, Australia.


35. Burke, D., Bartolacci, A., & Sulikowski, D. 2016. Head tilt, eye gaze, sexual dimorphism, dominance and attractiveness. European Human Behaviour and Evolution Conference, 5-8 April, 2016, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK.


34. Sulikowski, D. 2016. Facial laterality and fluctuating asymmetry: not all asymmetries are created equal. European Human Behaviour and Evolution Conference, 5-8 April, 2016, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK.


33. Wagstaff, D. L., Sulikowski, D., & Burke, D.  2016. Effects of pupil dilation and contraceptive use on masculine face preference. 43rd Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, 30 March - 2 April, 2016, Melbourne University, Australia.


32. Sulikowski, D. 2016. Two ways to be asymmetrical: facial laterality versus fluctuating asymmetry. 43rd Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, 30 March - 2 April, 2016, Melbourne University, Australia.


31. Hill, E. & Sulikowski, D. 2015. Can you hear that face: How vocal sex cues influence perception of face sex. Behaviour 2015, 9-14 August, 2015, Cairns Conference Centre, QLD, Australia.


30. Burke, D., Wagstaff, D. & Sulikowski, D. 2015. Effects of mating context and self-rated mate-value on human mate assessment. Behaviour 2015, 9-14 August, 2015, Cairns Conference Centre, QLD, Australia.


29. Wagstaff, D., Sulikowski, D., Makin, J. & Burke, D. 2015. ´╗┐Human female sexual signalling: hormones, mating motivation, and behaviour. Behaviour 2015, 9-14 August, 2015, Cairns Conference Centre, QLD, Australia.


28. Sulikowski, D. & Katsikaros, S. 2015. Relationship status affects attractiveness judgements of potential short-term and long-term mates and rivals. Behaviour 2015, 9-14 August, 2015, Cairns Conference Centre, QLD, Australia.


27. Hill, E. & Sulikowski, D. 2015 Hearing faces: the effect of voice sex on searching for male and female faces. 42nd Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, 8-11 April, 2015, University of Sydney, Australia.


26. Sulikowski, D. & Love, H. J. 2015 Of meat and men: sex differences in attention to meat. 42nd Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, 8-11 April, 2015, University of Sydney, Australia.


25. Wagstaff, D. L., Makin, J., Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2015 Further evidence that women dress to impress: Naturalistic observations and mating motivations. 42nd Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, 8-11 April, 2015, University of Sydney, Australia.


24. Wagstaff, D. L., Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2015 Men's attention to female faces and bodies is a function of context: an eye-tracking study. 6th Annual European Human Behaviour and Evolution Association Conference, 29 March - 1 April, 2015, University of Helsinki, Finland.


23. Burke, D., Bartolacci, A. & Sulikowski, D. 2014 Head tilt, eye gaze, sexual dimorphism, dominance and attractiveness. 42nd Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour, 1-4 July, 2014, Katoomba, NSW, Australia.


22. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2014 Noisy miners plan their foraging route when harvesting nectar, but not when harvesting invertebrate prey. 42nd Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour, 1-4 July, 2104, Katoomba, NSW, Australia.


21. Burke, D., Bartolacci, A. & Sulikowski, D. 2014 Head tilt, eye gaze, sexual dimorphism, dominance and attractiveness. 41st Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, 23-26 April, 2014, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.


20. Sulikowski, D., Burke, D., Havlicek, J. & Roberts, S. C. 2014 Head-tilt and fertility contribute to different aspects of female attractiveness. 41st Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, 23-26 April, 2014, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.


19. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2013 The function of mechanism: linking cognition to foraging ecology. ASAB Winter Conference: The evolution of behavioural mechanisms. 5-6 December, 2013, ZSL, London, UK. 


18. Burke, D., Herring, K. Sulikowski, D. 2013 The attractiveness of inverted faces. 8th Biannual Meeting of the Australasian Evolution Society, 30 Sep - 2 Oct, 2013, Geelong, VIC, Australia.


17. Sulikowski, D., Iannelli, T., Barron, A. & Burke, D. 2013 Homosexual men show reduced sensitivity to cues of attractiveness in female faces. 8th Biannual Meeting of the Australasian Evolution Society, 30 Sep - 2 Oct, 2013, Geelong, VIC, Australia. 


16. Burke, D., Bailey, S., McMillan, E. & Sulikowski, D.  2013 A role for stereo in face judgements? 40th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, 3-6 April, 2013, Adelaide, SA, Australia. 


15. Sulikowski, D., Burke, D. & Herring, K. 2013 Does inversion reduce sensitivity to cues of facial attractiveness? 40th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, 3-6 April, 2013, Adelaide, SA, Australia.


14. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2012 Cautiously vigilant: A new behavioural measure of threat evaluation during visual search tasks. 24th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, 13-17 June, 2012, Albuquerque, NM, USA.


13. Burke, D., Sulikowski, D., Willis, M., McKone, E. & Favelle S. 2012 Human faces are special for humans. 24th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, 13-17 June, 2012, Albuquerque, NM, USA.


12. Sulikowski, D. 2012 Weapons, venom and hands: Evaluating threat in visual search tasks. 39th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, 12-15 April, 2012, Sydney, Australia.


11. Burke, D., Sulikowski, D., Willis, M., McKone, E. & Favelle, S. 2011 Is holistic/configural processing restricted to human faces? 38th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, 28-30 April, 2011, Auckland, New Zealand.


10. Burke, D. & Sulikowski, D. 2010 A new viewpoint on the evolution of sexually dimorphic human faces. 37th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, 8-10 April 2010, Melbourne, Australia.


9. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2009 Movement analyses reveal food-specific search patterns in the omnivorous noisy miner bird (Manorina melanocephala). 16th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, 18-21 March 2009, Radisson Hotel, Melbourne Beach, Florida. 


8. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2008 Searching for grubs: Spatial working memory in the noisy miner (Manorina melanocephala) is adapted to the natural distribution of food types. 35th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour, Novotel Pacific Bay Resort, Coffs Harbour. 


7. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2008 Search strategies are contingent upon reward type in an open-field analogue of the radial arm maze. 15th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, 19-22 March 2008, Radisson Hotel, Melbourne Beach, Florida. 


6. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2008 Performance of an omnivorous bird in a spatial working memory task is dependent on food type. 15th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, 19-22 March 2008, Radisson Hotel, Melbourne Beach, Florida. 


5. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2007 The ecology of cognition: Win-shift biases are sensitive to food type. 34th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour, 12-15 April 2007, Australian National University, Canberra. 


4. Narendra, A., Si, A., Sulikowski, D. & Cheng, K. 2007 Viewing and learning of nest-associated cues in desert ants. 34th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour, 12-15 April 2007, Australian National University, Canberra. 


3. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2007 Win-shift learning is sensitive to food type in the noisy miner bird. 14th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, 14-17 March 2007, Radisson Hotel, Melbourne Beach, Florida. 


2. Sulikowski, D. & Burke, D. 2006 Spatial memory biases in nectar-feeding birds. 13th Biennial Scientific Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Comparative Psychology, 31 August - 3 September 2006, Copthorne Hotel, Christchurch, New Zealand.


1. Sulikowski, D.
, Richards, N., Burke, D. & Herberstein, M. 2006 Impacts of enclosure design on the behaviour of captive animals: a study on two populations of the Central rock-rat (Zyzomys pedunculatus). 33rd Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour, 20-23 April 2006, Macquarie University, Sydney.

Invited Colloquia

13. Sulikowski, D. 2015 Foraging Cognition - Beyond adaptations of spatial memory. 20th October, Workshops in Ecology & Behaviour, Bristol University, UK.


12. Sulikowski, D. 2015 Threat and caution during visual search. 14th October, Psychology Research Seminar Series, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK.


11. Sulikowski, D. 2015. Foraging Cognition - Beyond adaptations of spatial memory. 9th October, Centre for Research in Animal Behaviour Seminar Series, University of Exeter, UK.


10. Sulikowski, D. 2015 Foraging Cognition - Beyond adaptations of spatial memory. 4th September, Evolution & Ecology Research Centre Seminar Series, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.


9. Sulikowski, D. 2015 Searching for bugs. 9th July, Motor Control Laboratory Meeting, University of Queensland, Brisbane.


8. Sulikowski, D. 2015 Threat and caution during visual search. 4th June, Cognitive Psychology Research Group Seminar Series, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia.


7. Sulikowski, D. 2014 Evo is ready for Mecho, but is Mecho ready for Evo? 22nd May, Evolution, Ecology and Genetics Seminar Series, Australian National University, Canberra.


6. Sulikowski, D. 2013 Let's face it: evolutionary psychology can do better. 9th Dec, Face Processing Laboratory, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK.


5. Sulikowski, D. 2013 Foraging, faces and fear: evolutionary psychologists need to do more. 2nd Dec, School of Biological Sciences Research Seminar, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK.


4. Sulikowski, D. 2010 Do different cognitive systems underlie foraging for discretely versus continuously distributed resources? 6th May, School of Psychology Colloquia Series, University of Newcastle, Ourimbah, Australia.


3. Sulikowski, D. 2009 Spatial cognition and foraging ecology of the noisy miner (Manorina melanocephala). 2nd December, Meeting of the Royal Society of NSW, St Paul's College, University of Sydney, Australia.


2. Sulikowski, D. 2009 Spatial cognition and foraging ecology: Exploring the adaptive nature of cognitive mechanisms. 14th July, Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science Seminar Series, Macquarie University, Sydney.


1. Sulikowski, D. 2009 Memory and movement: Adaptive cognition in an omnivorous bird. 8th May, Department of Neurobiology and Cognition, University of Vienna, Austria.