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2017

Blumberg, M. S., & Dooley, J. C. Phantom limbs, neuroprosthetics, and the developmental origins of embodiment. Trends in Neurosciences, 40, 603-612, 2017. pdf 

Mukherjee, D., Yonk, A. Sokoloff, G., & Blumberg, M. S. Wakefulness suppresses retinal-wave-related activation of visual cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology, 118, 1190-1197, 2017. pdf

Sokoloff, G., & Blumberg, M. S. Recording extracellular activity in the developing cerebellum of behaving rats. In R. V. Sillitoe (Ed.), Extracellular Recording Approaches (Neuromethods, Vol. 134). New York, NY: Springer, 2017, pp. 225-247. pdf

Del Rio-Bermudez, C., Kim, J., Sokoloff, G., and Blumberg, M. S. Theta oscillations during active sleep synchronize the developing rubro-hippocampal sensorimotor network. Current Biology, 27, 1413-1424, 2017. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., & Rattenborg, N. C. Decomposing the evolution of sleep: Comparative and developmental approaches. In J. H. Kaas (ed.), The Evolution of Nervous Systems 2e, Volume 3, Oxford: Elsevier, 2017, pp. 523-545. email for pdf

2016

Blumberg, M. S. Development evolving: The origins and meanings of instinct. WIREs Cognitive Science, 2016. doi: 10.1002/wcs.1371 pdf  website 

Blumberg, M. S., Spencer, J. P., & Shenk, D. Introduction to the collection “How we develop: Developmental systems and the emergence of complex behaviors.” WIREs Cognitive Science,  2016. doi: 10.1002/wcs.1413 pdf  website

Spencer, J. P., Blumberg, M. S., & Shenk, D. Moving beyond nature-nurture: a problem of science or communication? IEEE Newsletter of the Technical Committee on Cognitive and Developmental Systems. 13, 4-5, 2016. (A dialog with 12 responses and a reply.) pdf

Tiriac, A., & Blumberg, M. S. Gating of reafference in the external cuneate nucleus during self-generated movements in wake but not sleep. eLife, 5, p. e18749, 2016. pdf

Del Rio-Bermudez, C., Plumeau, A. M., Sattler, N. J., Sokoloff, G., & Blumberg, M. S. Spontaneous activity and functional connectivity in the developing cerebellorubral system. Journal of Neurophysiology, 1161316-1327, 2016. pdf

Harshaw, C., Blumberg, M. S., & Alberts, J. R. Thermoregulation, energetics, and behavior. In J. Call (ed.), Handbook of Comparative Psychology, Washington, DC: APA Publications, in press.

Tiriac, A., & Blumberg, M. S. The case of the disappearing spindle burst. Neural Plasticity, 2016. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., & Plumeau, A. M. A new view of "dream enactment" in REM sleep behavior disorder. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 30, 34-42, 2016. pdf

2015

Pospelov, A., Yukin, A. Y., Blumberg, M. S., Puskarjov, M., & Kaila, K. Forebrain-independent generation of hyperthermic convulsions in infants rats. Epilepsia, 2015. pdf

Sokoloff, G., Plumeau, A. M., Mukherjee, D., & Blumberg, M. S. Twitch-related and rhythmic activation of the developing cerebellar cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology, 114, 1746-1756, 2015. pdf

Del Rio-Bermudez, C., Sokoloff, G., & Blumberg, M. S. Sensorimotor processing in the newborn rat red nucleus during active sleep. Journal of Neuroscience, 35, 8322-8332, 2015. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., Sokoloff, G., Tiriac, A., & Del Rio-Bermudez, C. A valuable and promising method for recording brain activity in behaving newborn rodents. Developmental Psychobiology, 57, 506-517, 2015. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., Coleman, C. M., Sokoloff, G., Weiner, J. A., Fritzsch, B., & McMurray, B. Development of twitching in sleeping infant mice depends on sensory experience. Current Biology, 25, 656-662, 2015. pdf

Blumberg, M. S. The developmental origins of spatial navigation: Are we headed in the right direction? Trends in Neurosciences, 38, 67-68, 2015. pdf 

Blumberg, M. S. Developing sensorimotor systems in our sleep. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 24, 32-37, 2015. pdf

Tiriac, A., Sokoloff, G., & Blumberg, M. S. Myoclonic twitching and sleep-dependent plasticity in the developing sensorimotor system. Current Sleep Medicine Reports, 1, 74-79, 2015. pdf

Sokoloff, G., Uitermarkt, B. D., & Blumberg, M. S. REM sleep twitches rouse nascent cerebellar circuits: Implications for sensorimotor development. Developmental Neurobiology, 75, 1140-1153, 2015. pdf

2014

Tiriac, A., Del Rio-Bermudez, C., & Blumberg, M. S. Self-generated movements with "unexpected" sensory consequences. Current Biology, 24, 2136-2141, 2014. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., Gall, A. J., & Todd, W. D. The development of sleep–wake rhythms and the search for elemental circuits in the infant brain. Behavioral Neuroscience, 128, 250-263, 2014. pdf

2013

Blumberg, M. S., Coleman, C. M., Gerth, A. I., & McMurray, B. Spatiotemporal structure of REM sleep twitching reveals developmental origins of motor synergies. Current Biology, 23, 2100-2109, 2013. pdf

Blumberg, M. S. Setting the right tone. Current Biology, 23, R834-R836, 2013. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., Marques, H. G., & Iida, F. Twitching in sensorimotor development from sleeping rats to robots. Current Biology, 23, R532-R537, 2013. pdf

Blumberg, M. S. Ontogeny of sleep. In: The Encyclopedia of Sleep, vol. 1, edited by C. Kushida. Oxford: Elsevier, 2013, pp. 32-37. pdf

2012

Tiriac, A., Uitermarkt, B. D., Fanning, A. S., Sokoloff, G., & Blumberg, M. S. Rapid whisker movements in sleeping newborn rats. Current Biology, 22, 2075-2080, 2012. link pdf

Gall, A. J., Todd, W. D., & Blumberg, M. S. Development of SCN connectivity and the circadian control of arousal: A diminishing role for humoral factors? PLoS ONE, 2012. pdf

Blumberg, M. S. Homology, correspondence, and continuity across development: The case of sleep. Developmental Psychobiology, 55, 92-100, 2012. pdf

Todd, W. D., Gall, A. J., Weiner, J. A., & Blumberg, M. S. Distinct retinohypothalamic innervation patterns predict the developmental emergence of species-typical circadian preference in nocturnal Norway rats and diurnal Nile grass rats. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 520, 3277-3292, 2012. pdf

2011

Schmidt, D., Best, J., & Blumberg, M. S. Random graph and stochastic process contributions to network dynamics. AIMS Proceedings, 2, 1279-1288, 2011. pdf

Blumberg, M. S. Phenomenology and function of myoclonic twitching in developing rats. In: Rapid eye movement sleep: Regulation and function, edited by B. N. Mallick, S. R. Pandi-Perumal, R. W. McCarley, and A. Morrison. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011, pp. 130-139.  

Karlsson, K. Æ., Arnardóttir, H., Robinson, S. R., & Blumberg, M. S. Dynamics of sleep-wake cyclicity across the fetal period in sheep (Ovis aries). Developmental Psychobiology, 53, 89-95, 2011. pdf

2010

Blumberg, M. S. Beyond dreams: do sleep-related movements contribute to brain development? Frontiers in Neurology, 2010. pdf

Marcano-Reik, A. J., Prasad, T., Weiner, J. A., & Blumberg, M. S. An abrupt development shift in callosal modulation of sleep-related spindle bursts coincides with the emergence of excitatory-inhibitory balance and a reduction of somatosensory cortical plasticity. Behavioral Neuroscience, 124, 600-611, 2010. pdf  

Blumberg, M. S., & Seelke, A. M. H. The form and function of infant sleep: From muscle to neocortex. In: The Oxford Handbook of Developmental Behavioral Neuroscience, edited by M. S. Blumberg, J. H. Freeman, and S. R. Robinson. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010, pp. 391-423. pdf  

Blumberg, M. S., & Freeman, J. H., & Robinson, S. R. Introduction: A new frontier for developmental behavioral neuroscience. In: The Oxford Handbook of Developmental Behavioral Neuroscience, edited by M. S. Blumberg, J. H. Freeman, and S. R. Robinson. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010, pp. 1-4. pdf  

Wasserman, E. A., & Blumberg, M. S. Designing minds: How should we explain the origins of novel behaviors? American Scientist, May-June, 2010, pp. 183-185. pdf  

Mohns, E. J., & Blumberg, M. S. Neocortical activation of the hippocampus during sleep in newborn rats. Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 3438-3449, 2010. pdf  

Seelke, A. M. H., & Blumberg, M. S. Developmental appearance and disappearance of cortical events and oscillations in infant rats. Brain Research, 1324, 34-42, 2010. pdf  

Todd, W. D., Gibson, J. L., Shaw, C. S., and Blumberg, M. S. Brainstem and hypothalamic regulation of sleep pressure and rebound in newborn rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 124, 69-78, 2010. pdf (see Commentary by Michael Corner)   

Marcano-Reik, A. J., & Blumberg, M. S. Neuroscience. In: The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley, 2010, pp. 1086-1088.

2009

Blumberg, M. S. Challenging the New York Times: Is FOXP2 really a "speech gene"? TheAtlantic.com, 2009.

Wasserman, E. A., & Blumberg, M. S. Evolution of the monkey crouch. Science, 325, 812 (Aug. 14), 2009. pdf  

Spencer, J. P., Samuelson, L. K., Blumberg, M. S., McMurray, R., Robinson, S. R., & Tomblin, J. B. Seeing the world through a third eye: Developmental systems theory looks beyond the nativist-empiricist debate. Child Development Perspectives, 3, 103-105, 2009. pdf  

Spencer, J. P., Blumberg, M. S., McMurray, R., Robinson, S. R., Samuelson, L. K., & Tomblin, J. B. Short arms and talking eggs: Why we should no longer abide the nativist-empiricist debate. Child Development Perspectives, 3, 79-87, 2009. pdf

Gall, A. J., Joshi, B., Best, J., Florang, V. R., Doorn, J. A., & Blumberg, M. S. Developmental emergence of power-law wake behavior depends upon the functional integrity of the locus coeruleus. Sleep, 32, 920-926, 2009. pdf

Mohns, E. J., & Blumberg, M. S. Hippocampal EEG in the neonatal rat: Development of normal and pathological activity. In: Encyclopedia of Basic Epilepsy Research, Vol. 2, edited by P. A. Schwartzkroin. Oxford: Academic Press, 2009, pp. 1061-1065. email for pdf

Blumberg, M. S. Evolution shapes systems, not just genes. Nature, 457, 785 (Feb. 12), 2009. pdf

2008

Marcano-Reik, A. J., & Blumberg, M. S. The corpus callosum modulates spindle-burst activity within homotopic regions of somatosensory cortex in newborn rats. European Journal of Neuroscience, 28, 1457-1468, 2008. pdf

Blumberg, M. S. Bridgeless gaps. OUPblog, 2008.

Mohns, E. J., & Blumberg, M. S. Synchronous bursts of neuronal activity in the developing hippocampus: Modulation by active sleep, and association with emerging gamma and theta rhythms. Journal of Neuroscience, 28, 10134-10144, 2008. pdf (Supplemental material)

Gall, A. J., Todd, W. D., Ray, B., Coleman, C. M., & Blumberg, M. S. The development of day-night differences in sleep and wakefulness in Norway rats and the effect of bilateral enucleation. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 23, 232-241, 2008. pdf

Seelke, A. M. H., & Blumberg, M. S. The microstructure of active and quiet sleep as cortical delta activity emerges in infant rats. Sleep, 31, 691-699, 2008. pdf

2007

Mohns, E. J., Karlsson, K. Æ., & Blumberg, M. S. Developmental emergence of transient and persistent hippocampal events and oscillations and their association with infant seizure susceptibility. European Journal of Neuroscience, 26, 2719-2730, 2007. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., Karlsson, K. Æ., & Seelke, A. M. H. Sleep, development, and human health. Sleep, 30, 549-550, 2007. pdf

Blumberg, M. S. Anthropomorphism and evidence (invited commentary). Comparative Cognition & Behavior Reviews, 2, 145-146, 2007. pdf

Gall, A. J., Poremba, A., & Blumberg, M. S. Brainstem cholinergic modulation of muscle tone in infant rats. European Journal of Neuroscience, 25, 3367-3375, 2007. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., Coleman, C., Johnson, E. D., & Shaw, C. Developmental divergence of sleep-wake patterns in orexin knockout and wild-type mice. European Journal of Neuroscience, 25, 512-518, 2007. pdf

2006

Karlsson, K. Æ., Mohns, E. J., Viana di Prisco, G., & Blumberg, M. S. On the co-occurrence of startles and hippocampal sharp waves in newborn rats. Hippocampus, 16, 959-965, 2006. pdf

Wasserman, E. A., & Blumberg, M. S. Designing minds. APS Observer, 19, 25-26, 2006. pdf

Mohns, E. J., Karlsson, K. Æ., & Blumberg, M. S. The preoptic hypothalamus and basal forebrain play opposing roles in the descending modulation of sleep and wakefulness in infant rats. European Journal of Neuroscience, 23, 1301-1310, 2006. pdf

2005

Blumberg, M. S., Seelke, A. M. H., Lowen, S. B., & Karlsson, K. Æ. Dynamics of sleep-wake cyclicity in developing rats. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102, 14860-14864, 2005. pdf

Seelke, A. H., Karlsson, K. Æ., Gall, A. J., & Blumberg, M. S. Extraocular muscle activity, rapid eye movements, and the development of active and quiet sleep. European Journal of Neuroscience, 22, 911-920, 2005. pdf

Middlemis-Brown, J. E., Johnson, E. D., and Blumberg, M. S. Separable brainstem and forebrain contributions to ultrasound production in infant rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 119, 1111-1117, 2005. pdf

Blumberg, M. S. The animal zealotry that destroyed our lab. The Washington Post, Sunday Outlook, July 17, 2005. pdf

Karlsson, K. Æ., Gall, A. J., Mohns, E. J., Seelke, A. M. H., & Blumberg, M. S. The neural substrates of infant sleep in rats. PLoS Biology, 3, 891-901, 2005. pdf  synopsisRat

Kreider, J. C., & Blumberg, M. S. Geotaxis and beyond: Commentary on Motz and Alberts (2005). Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 27, 535-537, 2005. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., Johnson, E. D., and Middlemis-Brown, J. E. Inhibition of ultrasonic vocalizations by beta-adrenoceptor agonists. Developmental Psychobiology, 47, 66-76, 2005. pdf

Seelke, A. H., & Blumberg, M. S. Thermal and nutritional modulation of sleep in infant rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 119, 603-611, 2005. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., Karlsson, K. Æ., Seelke, A. M. H., & Mohns, E. The ontogeny of mammalian sleep: A response to Frank and Heller (2003). Journal of Sleep Research,14, 91-101, 2005. pdf

Karlsson, K. Æ., & Blumberg, M. S. Active medullary control of atonia in week-old rats. Neuroscience, 130, 275-283, 2005. pdf

2004

Blumberg, M. S. Behavioral thermoregulation. In: Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, edited by M. Bekoff. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2004, pp. 104-107.

Blumberg, M. S., Middlemis-Brown, J. E., and Johnson, E. D. Sleep homeostasis in infant rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 118, 1253-1261, 2004. pdf

Seelke, A. H., & Blumberg, M. S. Sniffing during sleep and wakefulness in infant rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 118, 267-273, 2004. pdf

Sokoloff, G., & Blumberg, M. S. Vocalization. In: The Behaviour of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook With Tests, edited by B. Kolb and I. Q. Whishaw. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004, pp. 371-380.

Karlsson, K. Æ., & Blumberg, M. S. Temperature-induced reciprocal activation of infant hippocampal field activity. Journal of Neurophysiology, 91, 583-588, 2004. pdf

Karlsson, K. Æ., Kreider, J. C., & Blumberg, M. S. Hypothalamic contribution to sleep-wake cycle development. Neuroscience, 123, 575-582, 2004. pdf

2003

Blumberg, M. S., & Sokoloff, G. Hard heads and open minds: A reply to Panksepp. Psychological Review, 110, 389-394, 2003. pdf

Karlsson, K. Æ., & Blumberg, M. S. Hippocampal theta in the newborn rat is revealed under conditions that promote REM sleep. Journal of Neuroscience, 23, 1114-1118, 2003. pdf

2002

Karlsson, K. Æ., & Blumberg, M. S. The union of the state: Myoclonic twitching is coupled with nuchal muscle atonia in infant rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 116, 912-917, 2002. pdf

Sokoloff, G., & Blumberg, M. S. Contributions of endothermy to huddling behavior in infant Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) and Syrian golden hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 116, 240-246, 2002. pdf

Sokoloff, G., Blumberg, M. S., Boline, E. A., Johnson, E. D., & Streeper, N. M. Thermoregulatory behavior in infant Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) and Syrian golden hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus): Arousal, orientation, and locomotion. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 116, 228-239, 2002. pdf

JEB CoverBlumberg, M. S., Lewis, S. J., & Sokoloff, G. Incubation temperature modulates post-hatching thermoregulatory behavior in the Madagascar ground gecko, Paroedura pictus. Journal of Experimental Biology, 205, 2777-2784, 2002. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., Sokoloff, G., Kirby, R. F., Knoot, T. G., & Lewis, S. J. Effects of antihypertensive drugs on ultrasound production and cardiovascular responses in 15-day-old rats. Behavioural Brain Research, 131, 37-46, 2002. pdf

2001

Blumberg, M. S., Knoot, T. G., & Kirby, R. F. Neural and hormonal control of arterial pressure during thermal challenge in unanesthetized infant rats. American Journal of Physiology, 281, R1514-R1521, 2001. pdf

Blumberg, M. S. The developmental context of thermal homeostasis. In E. M. Blass (ed.), The Handbook of Behavioral Neurobiology, Volume 13, Developmental Psychobiology, Developmental Neurobiology and Behavioral Ecology: Mechanisms and Early Principles, New York: Plenum Press, pp. 199-228, 2001. pdf

Sokoloff, G., & Blumberg, M. S. Competition and cooperation among huddling infant rats. Developmental Psychobiology, 39, 65-75, 2001. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., & Sokoloff, G. Do infant rats cry? Psychological Review, 108, 83-95, 2001. pdf

2000

Kreider, J. C., & Blumberg, M. S. Mesopontine contribution to the expression of active "twitch" sleep in decerebrate week-old rats. Brain Research, 872, 149-159, 2000. pdf

Sokoloff, G., Blumberg, M. S., & Adams, M. M. A comparative analysis of huddling in infant Norway rats and Syrian golden hamsters: Does endothermy modulate behavior? Behavioral Neuroscience, 114, 585-593, 2000. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., Kreber, L., Sokoloff, G., Kent, K. Cardiovascular mediation of clonidine-induced ultrasound production in infant rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 114, 602-608, 2000. pdf

Robinson, S. R., Blumberg, M. S., Lane, M., & Kreber, L. Spontaneous motor activity in fetal and infant rats is organized into discrete multilimb bouts. Behavioral Neuroscience,114, 328-336, 2000. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., Sokoloff, G., & Kent, K. J. A developmental analysis of clonidine's effects on cardiac rate and ultrasound production in infant rats. Developmental Psychobiology, 36, 186-193, 2000. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., & Sokoloff, G., Kirby, R. F., & Kent, K. J. Distress vocalizations in infant rats: What's all the fuss about? Psychological Science, 11, 78-81, 2000. pdf

1999

Blumberg, M. S., Sokoloff, G., & Kent, K. J. Cardiovascular concomitants of ultrasound production during cold exposure in infant rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 113, 1274-1282, 1999. pdf

Kreider, J. C., & Blumberg, M. S. Geotaxis in two-week-old Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus): A reevaluation. Developmental Psychobiology, 35, 35-42, 1999. pdf

Kirby, R. F., Sokoloff, G., Perdomo, E., & Blumberg, M. S. Thermoregulatory and cardiac responses of infant spontaneously hypertensive and Wistar-Kyoto rats to cold exposure. Hypertension, 33:,1465-1469, 1999. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., Deaver, K., & Kirby, R. F. Leptin disinhibits nonshivering thermogenesis in infants after maternal separation. American Journal of Physiology, 276, R606-R610, 1999. pdf

1998

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Sokoloff, G., Kirby, R. F., & Blumberg, M. S. Further evidence that BAT thermogenesis modulates cardiac rate in infant rats. American Journal of Physiology, 274, R1712-R1717, 1998. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., & Sokoloff, G. Thermoregulatory competence and behavioral expression in the young of altricial species—Revisited. Developmental Psychobiology, 33, 107-123, 1998. pdf

Sokoloff, G., & Blumberg, M. S. Active sleep in cold-exposed infant Norway rats and Syrian golden hamsters: The role of brown adipose tissue thermogenesis. Behavioral Neuroscience, 112, 695-706, 1998. pdf

Kirby, R. F., & Blumberg, M. S. Maintenance of arterial pressure in infant rats during moderate and extreme thermal challenge. Developmental Psychobiology, 32, 169-176, 1998. pdf

1997

Blumberg, M. S. Ontogeny of cardiac rate regulation and brown fat thermogenesis in golden hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus). Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 167, 552-557, 1997. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., & Sokoloff, G. Dynamics of brown fat thermogenesis in week-old rats: Evidence of relative stability during moderate cold exposure. Physiological Zoology, 70, 324-330, 1997. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., Sokoloff, G., & Kirby, R. F. Brown fat thermogenesis and cardiac rate regulation during cold challenge in infant rats. American Journal of Physiology, 272, R1308-R1313, 1997. pdf

Sokoloff, G., & Blumberg, M. S . Thermogenic, respiratory, and ultrasonic responses of week-old rats across the transition from moderate to extreme cold exposure. Developmental Psychobiology, 30, 181-194, 1997. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., & Alberts, J. R. Incidental emissions, fortuitous effects, and the origins of communication. In: Perspectives in Ethology, Volume 12, edited by D. H. Owings, M. D. Beecher, and N. S. Thompson. New York, Plenum Press, 1997, pp. 225-249. pdf

1996

Blumberg, M. S., & Wasserman, E. A. Animals have minds? American Psychologist, 51, 59-60, 1996.

Blumberg, M. S., & Stolba, M. A. Thermogenesis, myoclonic twitching, and ultrasonic vocalization in neonatal rats during moderate and extreme cold exposure. Behavioral Neuroscience, 110, 305-314, 1996. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., & Lucas, D. E. A developmental and component analysis of active sleep. Developmental Psychobiology, 29, 1-22, 1996. pdf

1995

Blumberg, M. S., Schalk, S. L., & Sokoloff, G. Pontine and basal forebrain transections disinhibit brown fat thermogenesis in neonatal rats. Brain Research, 699, 214-220, 1995. pdf

Gagliardi, J. L., Kirkpatrick-Steger, K. K., Thomas, J., Allen, G. J., & Blumberg, M. S. Seeing and knowing: Knowledge attribution versus stimulus control in adult humans (Homo sapiens). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 109, 107-114, 1995. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., & Wasserman, E. A. Animal mind and the argument from design. American Psychologist, 50, 133-144, 1995. pdf

1994

Blumberg, M. S., & Lucas, D. E. Dual mechanisms of twitching during sleep in neonatal rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 108, 1196-1202, 1994. pdf

1992

Blumberg, M. S., Efimova, I. V., & Alberts, J. R. Thermogenesis during ultrasonic vocalization by rat pups isolated in a warm environment: A thermographic analysis. Developmental Psychobiology, 25, 497-510, 1992. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., Mennella, J. A., McClintock, M. K., & Moltz, H. Facultative sex ratio adjustment in Norway rats: Litters born asynchronously are female-biased. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 31, 401-408, 1992. pdf

Blumberg, M. S. Rodent ultrasonic short calls: Locomotion, biomechanics, and communication. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 106, 360-365, 1992. pdf

Blumberg, M. S., & Alberts, J. R. Functions and effects in animal communication: Reactions to Guilford & Dawkins. Animal Behaviour, 44, 382-383, 1992.

Blumberg, M. S., Efimova, I. V., & Alberts, J. R. Ultrasonic vocalizations by rat pups: The primary importance of ambient temperature and the thermal significance of contact comfort. Developmental Psychobiology, 25, 229-250, 1992. pdf

1991

Blumberg, M. S., & Alberts, J. R. Both hypoxia and milk deprivation diminish metabolic heat production and ultrasound emission by rat pups during cold exposure. Behavioral Neuroscience, 105, 1030-1037, 1991. pdf

Blumberg, M. S. Prostaglandin E2 accelerates sexual behavior in male rats. Physiology and Behavior, 50, 95-99, 1991. pdf

Blumberg, M. S, & Alberts, J. R. On the significance of similarities between ultrasonic vocalizations of infant and adult rats. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews,15, 383-390, 1991. pdf

1990

Blumberg, M. S., & Alberts, J. R. Ultrasonic vocalizations by rat pups in the cold: An acoustic by-product of laryngeal braking? Behavioral Neuroscience, 104, 808-817, 1990. pdf

Mennella, J. A., Blumberg, M. S., McClintock, M. K., & Moltz, H. Inter-litter competition and communal nursing among Norway rats: advantages of birth synchrony. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 27, 183-190, 1990. pdf

1989

Blumberg, M. S. An allometric analysis of hippocampal theta: The significance of brain metabolic rate. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 34, 351-356, 1989. pdf

1988

Blumberg, M. S., & Moltz, H. How the nose cools the brain during copulation in the male rat. Physiology and Behavior, 43, 173-176, 1988. pdf

1987

Blumberg, M. S., & Moltz, H. Hypothalamic temperature and the 22 kHz vocalization of the male rat. Physiology and Behavior, 40, 637-640, 1987.

Blumberg, M. S., Mennella, J. A., & Moltz, H. Hypothalamic temperature and deep body temperature during copulation in the male rat. Physiology and Behavior, 39, 367-370, 1987.

1984

Wingfield, A., Milstein, G., & Blumberg, M. S. Cerebral specialization and hemispheric performance asymmetries in narrative memory. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 59, 39-42, 1984.