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 Miller, M. L., Ringelman, K., Schank, J. C., Eady, J. M. (accepted) SWAMP: An agent-based model for wetland and waterfowl conservation management. Simulation.
 Schank, J. C. (in press) Strong group-level traits and selection-transmission thickets. Brain and Behavioral Sciences.
 Smaldino P. E. , Newson L., Schank J. C., Richerson P. J. (in press) Simulating the evolution of the human family: Cooperative breeding increases in harsh environments. PLoS ONE.
 Smaldino, P. E., Schank, J. C., and McElreath, R. (accepted) Increased costs of cooperation help cooperators in the long run. American Naturalist.
 Smaldino, P. E., Pickett, C. L., Sherman, J. W., and Schank, J. C. (in press) An Agent-Based Model of Social Identity Dynamics. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation.
 Schank, J. C., May, C. J., and Joshi, S. S. (in press) Models as scaffold for understanding. In L. R. Caporael, J. R. Griesemer, and W. C. Wimsatt (eds.) Developing scaffolds in evolution, culture, and cognition, MIT Press.
 Schank, J. C., Joshi, S., May, C., Tran, J. T. and Bish. R. (2011) A Multi-Modeling Approach to the Study of Animal Behavior. In: Yaneer Bar-Yam, Ali Minai, Dan Braha (eds.) Unifying Themes in Complex Systems, Vol. 5, Springer, pp. 304-312.
 Pickett, C. L., Smaldino, P. E., Sherman, J. W., and Schank, J. C. (2011) Agent-based modeling as a tool for studying social identity processes: the case of optimal distinctiveness theory. In: Social cognition, social identity, and intergroup relations: a Festschrift in honor of Marilynn B. Brewer, (Eds. Roderick M. Kramer, Geoffrey J. Leonardelli and Robert W. Livingston), Psychology Press/Taylor and Francis Group.
 Alberts, J. R. and Schank, J. S. (2010) The ontogeny of individual and group behavior In: Mark S. Blumberg, John H. Freeman, and Scott R. Robinson (eds.), Developmental and Comparative Neuroscience, Oxford University Press, pp. 475-498.
 Schank, J. C. and Twardy, C. (2009) Mathematical models the life sciences. In: Volume 6 of the Cambridge History of Science Series: The Life and Earth Sciences, (Peter J. Bowler and John Pickstone, eds.) Cambridge University Press, pp. 416-431.
 May, C. J., and Schank, J. C. (2009) The interaction of body morphology, directional kinematics, and environmental structure in the generation of neonatal rat (Rattus norvegicus) locomotor behavior. Ecological Psychology, 21: 308–333.
 Schank, J. C., and Koehnle, T. J., (2007) Modeling complex biobehavioral systems. In: Laubichler, M. D. & Muller, G. B. (Eds.) Modeling Biology: Structures, Behaviors, Evolution. MIT Press: Cambridge, MA, pp. 219-244.
 Schank, J. C. (2006). Special issue on human fertility. Human Nature, 17, 355–470.
 May C. J., Schank, J. C., Joshi, S. S., Tran, J. T., Taylor, R. J., and Scott, I. (2006) Rat pups and random robots generate similar self-organized and intentional behavior. Complexity, 12, 53-66.
 Coss, R. G, Ramakrishnan, U., and Schank, J. C. (2005) Recognition of partially concealed leopards by wild bonnet macaques (Macaca radiata): the role of the spotted coat. Behavioral Processes, 68, 145-163.
 Joshi, S. S., Schank, J. C., Giannini, N. Hargreaves, L., and Bish, R. (2004) Development of autonomous robotics technology for the study of rat pups. Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Conferece on Robotics and Automation, New Orleans, LA, April 2004, 2860-2864.
 May, C. J., Tran, J. T., Schank, J. C. and Joshi, S. S. (2004). Biorobotic Study of Norway Rats in Individuals and Groups, SPIE Robotics and Machine Perception Newsletter, 13, 1–7.
 Wimsatt, W. C. and Schank, J. C. (2004). Generative entrenchment, modularity and evolvability: an apparent evolutionary paradox of frequency dependent modules. In: Modularity in Development and Evolution, Gerhard Schlosser and Gunter P. Wagner (eds.) Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, pp. 359–394.
 Schank, J. C. (2003). A new paradigm for evolutionary psychology: animal social systems as complex adaptive systems. In: Unifying Themes in Complex Systems: Volume II, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Complex Systems, Yaneer Bar-Yam and Ali Minai (Eds.), Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
 Schank, J. C. and Alberts J. R. (2000) A general approach for calculating the likelihood of dyadic interactions: applications to sex preferences in rat pups and agonistic interactions in adults. Animal Learning and Behavior, 28, 354-359.
 Schank, J. C. and Alberts, J. R. (2000) Aggregation and the emergence of social interactions in rat pups modeled by simple rules of individual behavior. In: Unifying Themes in Complex Systems Yaneer Bar-Yam (Ed.), New York: Perseus Books, pp. 433–452.
 Schank, J. C. and Wimsatt, W. C. (2000) Evolvability: adaptation and modularity. In: Thinking about evolution: historical, philosophical, and political perspectives. Volume 2, Rama S. Singh, Costas B. Krimbas, and Diane B. Paul (eds.), Cambridge University Press, pp. 322-333.
 Schank, J. C., Tomasino, C. I. and McClintock, M. K. (1995) The development of a pheromone isolation and delivery (PID) system for small mammals. Animal Technology, 46: 103–113.
 Schank, J. C. (1994) Selection, self-organization, and universal laws of form (The origins of order: self-organization and selection in evolution. by Stuart A. Kauffman), Quarterly Review of Biology, 69, 244-247.
 Schank, J. C. (1994). Book review: Learning and physiological regulation (B. R. Dworkin). Animal Behavior 47: 1495–1496.
 Wimsatt, W. and Schank, J. (1993) Modeling—a primer: or the crafty art of making, exploring, extending, transforming, tweaking, bending, dissassembling, questioning, and breaking models. In:The BioQUEST Consortium, Harcout/Academic Press, San Diego, CA, 1-231.
 Danbury, J, Jones, B. Kruper, J., Lichtenstein, J., Nelson, E., Schank, J., Sterner, B., Weil, J, and Wimsatt, B. (1992) Biota 1.3a5: A simulation of inter-species interactions in a diverse environment. In:The BioQUEST Consortium, Harcout/Academic Press, San Diego, CA, 1-99.
 Danbury, J, Jones, B. Kruper, J., Lichtenstein, J., Nelson, E., Schank, J., Sterner, B., Weil, J, and Wimsatt, B. (1992) Biota 1.3a5: A guided tour of Biota. In:The BioQUEST Consortium, Harcout/Academic Press, San Diego, CA, 1-37.
 Danbury, J, Jones, B. Kruper, J., Lichtenstein, J., Nelson, E., Schank, J., Sterner, B., Weil, J, and Wimsatt, B. (1992) Biota 1.3a5: Technical reference manual. In:The BioQUEST Consortium, Harcout/Academic Press, San Diego, CA, 1-61.
 Schank, J. C. and McClintock, M. K. (1990). A computer simulation of ovarian cycle synchrony in female Rats: an object-oriented integration of computer simulation and laboratory experiment. In B. Schmidt (ed.), Modeling and Simulation, The Society for Computer Simulation, San Diego, California, pp. 590–596
 Wimsatt, W. C. and Schank, J. C. (1988) Two constraints on the evolution of complex adaptations and the means for their avoidance. In M. Nitecki, (ed.), Progress in Evolution, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 231–273.
 Schank, J. C. Wimsatt, W. C. (1987) Generative entrenchment and evolution. In: PSA: proceedings of the biennial meeting of the philosophy of science association, vol. 1986, Volume Two: Symposia and invited papers, pp. 33-66.