Kingsbury, M. A., Jan, N., Klatt, J. D and Goodson, J. L. (2015) Nesting behavior is associated with VIP expression and VIP-Fos colocalization in a network-wide manner. Hormones and Behavior 69: 68-81. PDF

Goodson, J. L., Schrock, S. E. and Kingsbury, M. A. (2015) Oxytocin mechanisms of stress response and aggression in a territorial finch. Physiology and Behavior 141:154-163. PDF

Kelly A.M. and Goodson J.L. (2015) Functional interactions of dopamine cell groups reflect personality, sex, and social context in highly social finches. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 280:101-112. PDF

Kelly, A. M., Goodson, J. L. (2014) Social functions of individual vasopressin-oxytocin cell groups in vertebrates: What do we really know? Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology 35(4):512-529. PDF

Kingsbury, M. A., Goodson, J. L. (2014) Pair bond formation is impaired by VPAC receptor antagonism in the socially monogamous zebra finch. Behavioural Brain Research 272: 264-268. PDF

Kelly, A. M., Goodson, J. L. (2014) Hypothalamic oxytocin and vasopressin neurons exert sex-specific effects on pair bonding, gregariousness, and aggression in finches. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111: 6069-607. PDF

Kelly, A. M., Goodson, J. L. (2014) Personality is tightly coupled to vasopressin-oxytocin neuron activity in a gregarious finch. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 8: 55. PDF

Kelly, A. M., Goodson, J. L. (2013) Behavioral relevance of species-specific vasotocin anatomy in gregarious finches. Frontiers in Neuroscience; 7(242). PDF

Klatt, J. D., Goodson, J. L. (2013) Sex-specific activity and function of hypothalamic nonapeptide neurons during nest-building in zebra finches. Hormones and Behavior, 64, 818-824. PDF

Kelly, A. M., Goodson, J. L. (2013) Functional significance of a phylogenetically widespread sexual dimorphism in vasotocin/vasopressin production. Hormones and Behavior, 64, 840-846. PDF

Kingsbury, M. A., Miller, K. M., Goodson, J. L. (2013) VPAC receptor signaling modulates grouping behavior and social responses to contextual novelty in a gregarious finch: a role for a putative avian prefrontal cortex homologue Hormones and Behavior, 64, 511-518. PDF

van Anders, S. M., Goodson, J. L., Kingsbury, M. A. (2013) Beyond "oxytocin = good:" neural complexities and the flipside of social bonds. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 42, 1115-1118. PDF

Goodson, J. L., Kingsbury, M. A. (2013) What's in a name? Homology-based nomenclature for vertebrate social behavior networks and the vertebrate nonapeptides. Hormones and Behavior, 64:103-112. PDF

Goodson, J. L. (2013) Deconstructing sociality, social evolution and relevant nonapeptide functions. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38: 465-478. PDF

Klatt, J.D., Goodson, J. L. (2013) Oxytocin-like receptors mediate pair bonding in a socially monogamous songbird. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, series B 280: 20122396. PDF

Goodson, J. L., Kelly, A. M., Kingsbury, M. A., Thompson, R. R. (2012) An aggression-specific cell type in the anterior hypothalamus of finches. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109: 13847-13852. PDF

Kingsbury, M. A., Gleason, E. D., Ophir, A. G., Phelps, S. M., Young, L. J., and Marler, C. A. (2012) Monogamous and promiscuous rodent species exhibit discrete variation in the size of medial prefrontal cortex. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 80(1):4-14. PDF

Goodson, J. L., Wilson, L.C., Schrock, S. E. (2012) To flock or fight: Neurochemical signatures of divergent life histories in sparrows. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109 (suppl. 1), 10685-10692. PDF

Rosvall, K. A., Bergeon-Burns, C. M., Barske, J., Goodson, J. L., Schlinger, B. A., Sengelaub, D. R., Ketterson, E. D. (2012) Neural sensitivity to testosterone predicts individual differences in male and female aggression: implications for behavioral evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, series B 279, 347-355. PDF

Goodson, J. L., Kelly, A. M., Kingsbury, M. A. (2012) Evolving nonapeptide mechanisms of gregariousness and social diversity in birds. Hormones and Behavior 61, 239-250. PDF

Goodson, J. L. (2012) Nonapeptides are not just for bonding: a response to van Anders et al. (2011). Psychoneuroendocrinology 37, 444-445. PDF

Goodson, J. L. (2012) Keeping birds of a feather together. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 24, 525-526. PDF

Goodson, J. L., Kingsbury, M. A. (2011) Nonapeptides and the evolution of social group sizes in birds. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy 5:13. PDF

Kabelik, D., Schrock, S. E., Ayres, L. C., Goodson, J. L. (2011) Estrogenic regulation of dopaminergic neurons in the opportunistically breeding zebra finch. General and Comparative Endocrinology 173, 96-104. PDF

Kelly, A. M., Kingsbury, M. A., Hoffbuhr, K., Schrock, S. E., Waxman, B., Kabelik, D., Thompson, R. R., Goodson, J. L. (2011) Vasotocin neurons and septal V1a-like receptors potently modulate songbird flocking and responses to novelty. Hormones and Behavior 60, 12-21. PDF

Kingsbury, M. A., Kelly, A. K., Schrock, S. E., Goodson, J. L. (2011) Mammal-like organization of the avian midbrain central gray and a reappraisal of the intercollicular nucleus. PLoS ONE 6, e20720. PDF

Maney, D. L., Goodson, J. L. (2011). Aggression in songbirds: Hormones, brain circuits, and genes. Advances in Genetics 75, 83-119. PDF

Goodson, J. L., Thompson, R. R. (2010) Nonapeptide mechanisms of social cognition, behavior and species-specific social systems. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 20, 784-794. PDF

Ho, J. M., Murray, J. H., Demas, G. E., Goodson, J. L. (2010) Vasopressin cell groups exhibit strongly divergent responses to copulation and male-male interactions in mice. Hormones and Behavior 58, 368-377. PDF

Kabelik, D., Morrison, J. A., Goodson, J. L. (2010) Cryptic regulation of vasotocin neuronal activity but not anatomy by sex steroids and social stimuli in opportunistic desert finches. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 75, 71-84. PDF

Kabelik, D., Kelly, A. M., Goodson, J. L. (2010) Dopaminergic regulation of mate competition aggression and aromatase-Fos colocalization in vasotocin neurons. Neuropharmacology 58, 117-125. PDF

Goodson, J. L., Schrock, S. E., Klatt, J. D., Kabelik, D., Kingsbury, M. A. (2009) Mesotocin and nonapeptide receptors promote songbird flocking behavior. Science 325, 862-866. Abstract Full Text

Goodson, J. L., Schrock, S. E., Kabelik, D. (2009) Dynamic neuromodulation of aggression by vasotocin: Influence of social context and social phenotype. Biology Letters5, 554-556. PDF

Goodson, J. L., Kabelik, D., Kelly, A. M., Rinaldi, J., Klatt, J. D. (2009) Midbrain dopamine neurons reflect affiliation phenotypes in finches and are tightly coupled to courtship. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106, 8737-8742. PDF

Goodson, J. L., Kabelik, D. (2009) Dynamic limbic networks and social diversity in vertebrates: from neural context to neuromodulatory patterning. Frontiers in Neuroendcocrinology 30, 429-441. PDF

Kabelik, D., Klatt, J. D., Kingsbury, M. A., Goodson, J. L. (2009) Endogenous vasotocin exerts context-dependent behavioral effects in a semi-naturalistic colony environment. Hormones and Behavior 56, 101-107. PDF

Goodson, J. L., Rinaldi, J., Kelly, A. M. (2009) Vasotocin neurons in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis preferentially process social information and exhibit properties that dichotomize courting and non-courting phenotypes. Hormones and Behavior 55, 197-202 (cover article). PDF

Goodson, J. L. (2008) Nonapeptides and the evolutionary patterning of social behavior. Progress in Brain Research 170, 3-15. PDF

Goodson, J. L., Wang, Y. (2006) Valence-sensitive neurons exhibit divergent functional profiles in gregarious and asocial species. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103, 17013-17017. PDF

Bharati, I. S., Goodson, J. L. (2006) Fos responses of dopamine neurons to sociosexual stimuli in male zebra finches. Neuroscience 143, 661-670. PDF

Goodson, J. L., Evans, A. K., Wang, Y. (2006) Neuropeptide binding reflects convergent and divergent evolution in species-typical group sizes. Hormones and Behavior 50, 223-236. PDF

Goodson, J. L., Evans, A. K., Soma, K. K. (2005) Neural responses to aggressive challenge correlate with behavior in nonbreeding sparrows. Neuroreport 16, 1719-1723. PDF

Goodson, J. L., Saldanha, C. J., Hahn, T. P., Soma, K. K. (2005) Recent advances in behavioral neuroendocrinology: Insights from studies on birds. Hormones and Behavior 48, 461-473. PDF

Goodson, J. L. (2005) The vertebrate social behavior network: Evolutionary themes and variations. Hormones and Behavior 48, 11-22 (Frank Beach Award paper; cover article). PDF

Goodson, J. L., Evans, A. K., Lindberg, L., Allen, C. D. (2005) Neuro-evolutionary patterning of sociality. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, seriesB, 272, 227-235.PDF

Goodson, J. L., Evans, A. K. (2004) Neural responses to territorial challenge and non-social stress in male song sparrows:  Segregation, integration and modulation by a vasopressin V1 antagonist. Hormones and Behavior 46, 371-381. PDF

Goodson, J. L., Evans, A. K., Lindberg, L. (2004) Chemoarchitectonic subdivisions of the songbird septum and a comparative overview of septum chemical anatomy in jawed vertebrates. Journal of Comparative Neurology 473, 293-314 (cover article). PDF

Goodson, J. L., Lindberg, L, Johnson, P. (2004) Effects of central vasotocin and mesotocin manipulations on social behavior in male and female zebra finches. Hormones and Behavior 45, 136-143. PDF

Goodson, J. L, Evans, A. K., and Bass, A. H. (2003) Putative isotocin distributions in batrachoidid fish: Relationship to vasotocin and vocal-acoustic circuitry. Journal of Comparative Neurology 462, 1-14 (cover article). PDF

Goodson, J. L., and Bass, A. H. (2002) Vocal-acoustic circuitry and descending vocal pathways in teleost fish: Convergence with terrestrial vertebrates reveals conserved traits. Journal of Comparative Neurology 448, 298-322. PDF

Goodson, J. L., and Bass, A. H. (2001) Social behavior functions and related anatomical characteristics of vasotocin/vasopressin systems in vertebrates. Brain Research Reviews 35, 246-265 (cover article). PDF

Goodson, J. L., and Bass, A. H. (2000) Vasotocin innervation and modulation of vocal-acoustic circuitry in the teleost, Porichthys notatus. Journal of Comparative Neurology 422, 363-379. PDF

Goodson, J. L., and Bass, A. H. (2000) Rhythmic midbrain-evoked vocalization is inhibited by vasoactive intestinal polypeptide in the teleost Porichthys notatus. Brain Research 865, 107-111. PDF

Goodson, J. L., and Bass, A. H. (2000) Forebrain peptides modulate sexually polymorphic vocal circuitry. Nature 403(6771), 769-72. PDF

Goodson, J. L., Eibach, R., Sakata, J., and Adkins-Regan, E. (1999) Effect of septal lesions on male song and aggression in the colonial zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata) and the territorial field sparrow (Spizella pusilla). Behavioural Brain Research 98, 167-180. Note: There is a title problem in the original publication of this article (publisher’s error). PDF

Goodson, J. L., and Adkins-Regan, E. (1999) Effect of intraseptal vasotocin and vasoactive intestinal polypeptide infusions on courtship song and aggression in the male zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata). Journal of Neuroendocrinology 11, 19-25 (cover article). PDF

Thompson, R. R., Goodson, J. L., Ruscio, M. G., and Adkins-Regan, E. (1998) Role of the archistriatal nucleus taeniae in the sexual behavior of male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica): A comparison of function with the medial nucleus of the amygdala in mammals. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 51, 215-229. PDF

Goodson, J. L. (1998) Vasotocin and vasoactive intestinal polypeptide modulate aggression in a territorial songbird, the violet-eared waxbill (Estrildidae: Uraeginthus granatina). General and Comparative Endocrinology 111, 233-244 (cover article). PDF

Goodson, J. L. (1998) Territorial aggression and dawn song are modulated by septal vasotocin and vasoactive intestinal polypeptide in male field sparrows (Spizella pusilla). Hormones and Behavior 34, 67-77. PDF

Goodson, J. L., Eibach, R., Dukes, A., Friedman, M., Sakata, J., Thompson, R., and Adkins-Regan, E. (1997) The neurobiology of avian social organization:  Effects of lateral septum lesions in a territorial songbird, the field sparrow (Spizella pusilla), and a colonial songbird, the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata). Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 807, 518-521.

Goodson, J. L., and Adkins-Regan, E. (1997) Playback of crows of male Japanese quail elicits female phonotaxis. Condor 99, 990-993. PDF