Awards and Recognition

PLoS ONE picked Elephants Say ‘Bee-Ware!’ as blog post of the month for April, 2010. The post describes the work in the PLoS ONE article Bee Threat Elicits Alarm Call in African Elephants by Lucy E. King, Joseph Soltis, Iain Douglas-Hamilton, Anne Savage, and Fritz Vollrath. Each month one blog post that covered a PLoS ONE article published in that month gets singled out for for recognition.

My post Does Oral Sex Confer An Evolutionary Advantage? Evidence From Bats was one of 9 finalists in the 3 Quarks Daily 2010 Prize in Science, judged by Richard Dawkins.

2010 Research Blogging Awards:
Finalist for Blog Post of the Year for Path Integration in Desert Ants
Finalist for Best Blog, Psychology Category

I have had 15 posts selected as Research Blogging Editor’s Selections:
Mathematics, Cities, and Brains: What Can A Highway Engineer Learn From A Neuroscientist?
Is Pedagogy Specific to Humans? Teaching in the Animal World
Defending Your Territory: Is Peeing on the Wall Just for the Dogs?
Path Integration in the Desert Ant
Kidnapping Gerbils for Science
Whale Snot
The Russian Fox Study
Robot Lizard Push-Ups
Nosejobs for Ants
Is My Dog Playing or Fighting with that Other Dog?
Hands Off My Bone!
Monday Pets: The Gambler
Giant Birds and Terrified Monkeys
What Is Beauty? Your Kids’ Newest Art Critic
A Cup For Your Pup

I have had 39 posts featured in the New York Times Science section through the NYT/Scienceblogs link exchange:
Is Pedagogy Specific to Humans? Teaching in the Animal World
Are Infants Born Prepared For Learning? The Case for Natural Pedagogy
Sleepy or Empathetic: What Does Yawning Mean?
Defending Your Territory: Be Smelly, Be Fast
Defending Your Territory: Is Peeing on the Wall Just for the Dogs?
Might Pleistocene Fido Have Been A Fox?
Who’s Afraid of the Boss? Culture in the Global Workplace
From the Annals of the Strange: Dog Telepathy
Announcing The Open Lab Finalists
An Archival Treasure: Singing Mice?
Social Cognition in a Non-Social Reptile? Gaze-Following in Red-Footed Tortoises
Book Review: Written in Stone (and on paper)
Pessimistic Pooches? Depressed Doggies? Not So Fast!
Two Theories of Dog Domestication
The Fate of the Alamogordo Chimps
Children and Their Pets
Biomimicry: Social Media Week at USC
Social Media Week in LA
Proto-Fairness? Hints of Moral Thinking in Dogs
Is Moral Psychology About Morals or Their Function?
Shelter Dogs: Taking the Dog’s-Eye View
Origins of Mind 101
Silver Spoon Hyenas: Maternal Social Status Affects Male Reproductive Success
To Hear A Mockingbird: The Plight of the Iguana
The Origins of Small Number Representation
Primates Aren’t the Only Things There’s a Shortage of in Africa
Book Review: The Invisible Gorilla
Yawn! Yawn! Yawn! Yawn! Yawn! Contagious Yawn!
A Bonobo in the Hand or Two Chimps in the Bush?
Whales, Dolphins, and Human Rights
Blogging in Academia: What Can It Do For You?
How Do You Figure Out How Chimps Learn? Peanuts.
Monday Pets: Where Did Cats Come From?
Whale Poop
Conservation Psychology: Think You’re Green? Think Again!
Whale Snot
What is Beauty? Your Kids’ Newest Art Critic
Monday Pets: Biological Evidence That Dog is Man’s Best Friend

I have had 27 posts selected as ScienceBlogs Editors’ Favorites:
Is Pedagogy Specific to Humans? Teaching in the Animal World
Are Infants Born Prepared For Learning? The Case for Natural Pedagogy
Perseverating on Perseverative Error: What Does The “A-not-B Error” Really Tell Us About Infant Cognition?
Sleepy or Empathetic: What Does Yawning Mean?
Defending Your Territory: Be Smelly, Be Fast
Defending Your Territory: Is Peeing on the Wall Just for the Dogs?
Might Pleistocene Fido Have Been A Fox?
Who’s Afraid of the Boss? Culture in the Global Workplace
n00b Science Blogging 101: Part 2 – The Audience
n00b Science Blogging 101: Part 1
From the Annals of the Strange: Dog Telepathy
Announcing the Open Lab Finalists!
What Can Dolphins Tell Us About The Evolution of Friendship?
Book Review: Written in Stone (and on paper)
Pessimistic Pooches? Depressed Doggies? Not So Fast!
Morality and Political Psychology: A Guest Post (guest post by Ravi Iyer)
Is Moral Psychology About Morals or Their Function?
Origins of Mind 101
Wolves Are Smart, But Dogs Look Back
Silver Spoon Hyenas: Maternal Social Status Affects Male Reproductive Success
Social Cognition in Polar Bears
A horse is a horse, of course of course
Does Oral Sex Confer An Evolutionary Advantage? Evidence From Bats
Back to Basics: Visual Cognition

I have had six posts selected as ScienceBlogs Readers’ Favorites:
Sleepy or Empathetic: What Does Yawning Mean?
Defending Your Territory: Is Peeing on the Wall Just for the Dogs?
Might Pleistocene Fido Have Been A Fox?
On Promoting Science Bloggers Who Happen To Be Female
What Is Psychopathology? Examining the Changing Status of ADHD
Ed Tronick and the “Still Face Experiment”