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Behavior

Moore, D.G., Walker, S.I., and Levin, M., (2018), Pattern Regeneration in Coupled Networks, in Takashi Ikegami, N.V., Olaf Witkowski, Mizuki Oka, Reiji Suzuki and Hiroyuki Iizuka (Eds.), ALIFE 2018. MIT Press, Tokyo, pp. 204-205
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Pezzulo, G., and Levin, M., (2018), Embodying Markov blankets. Comment on 'Answering Schrödinger's question: A free-energy formulation' by Maxwell James Désormeau Ramstead et al., Physics of Life Reviews, 24: 32-36
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Vallverdu, J., Castro, O., Mayne, R., Talanov, M., Levin, M., Baluska, F., Gunji, Y., Dussutour, A., Zenil, H., and Adamatzky, A., (2018), Slime mould: the fundamental mechanisms of biological cognition, BioSystems, 165: 57-70
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Herrera-Rincon, C., Pai, V. P., Moran, K. M., Lemire, J. M., and Levin, M., (2017), The brain is required for normal muscle and nerve patterning during early Xenopus development, Nature Communications, 8:587
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Blackiston, D., Khanh, V., and Levin, M., (2017), Serotonergic stimulation induces nerve growth and promotes visual learning via posterior eye grafts in a vertebrate model of induced sensory plasticity, npj Regenerative Medicine, 2:8
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Blackiston, D. J., and Levin, M., (2017), Reversals of Bodies, Brains, and Behavior: quantitative analysis of laterality and its disturbance in model species, in "Lateralized Brain Functions", edited by Dr. Wolfgang Walz, Neuromethods 122: 668-695
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Baluska, F., and Levin, M., (2016), On Having No Head: Cognition throughout Biological Systems, Frontiers in Psychology, 7: 902, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00902
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Rothman, G., Blackiston, D., and Levin, M., (2016), Color and intensity discrimination in Xenopus laevis tadpoles, Animal Cognition, 19:911-919
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Whiting, J. G. H., Jones, J., Bull, L., Levin, M., and Adamatzky, A., (2016), Towards a physarum learning chip, Scientific Reports, 6:19948 (1-14)
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Blackiston, D. J., Shomrat, T., and Levin, M., (2015), The Stability of Memories During Brain Remodeling: a Perspective, Communicative and Integrative Biology, 8(5): e1073424
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Shomrat, T., and Levin, M., (2013), An automated training paradigm reveals long-term memory in planaria and its persistence through head regeneration, Journal of Experimental Biology, 216: 3799-3810
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Blackiston, D. J., and Levin, M., (2013), Inversion of left-right asymmetry alters performance of Xenopus tadpoles in nonlateralized cognitive tasks, Animal Behaviour, 86: 459-466
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Blackiston, D. J., and Levin, M., (2013), Ectopic eyes outside the head in Xenopus tadpoles provide sensory data for light-mediated learning, Journal of Experimental Biology, 216: 1031-1040
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Blackiston, D. J., and M. Levin, (2012), Aversive training methods in Xenopus laevis: general principles, CSHL Protocols, doi: 10.1101/pdb.top068338
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Blackiston, D., Shomrat, T., Nicolas, C. L., Granata, C., and Levin, M., (2011), A second-generation device for automated training and quantitative behavior analyses of molecularly-tractable model organisms. PLoS One, 5(12): e14370 (p. 1-20)
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Oviedo, N., and Levin, M., (2008), The planarian regeneration model as a context for the study of drug effects and mechanisms, in Planaria: A Model for Drug Action and Abuse, Raffa RB & Rawls SM (eds), RG Landes Co.: Austin, pp. 95-104

Nicolas, C.L., Abramson, C.I., and Levin, M. (2008), Analysis of behavior in the planarian model, in Planaria: A Model for Drug Action and Abuse, Raffa RB & Rawls SM (eds), RG Landes Co.: Austin, pp. 83-94

Hicks, C., Sorocco, D., and Levin, M., (2006), Automated Analysis of Behavior: A Computer-Controlled System for Drug Screening and the Investigation of Learning. Journal of Neurobiology, 66(9): 977-90
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Levin, Michael, (1995), A genetic algorithm model of the evolution of animal communication. BioSystems, 36: 167-178
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