Publications



Kornitzer, J., Johnson, J., Yang, M.*, Pecor, K.W., Cohen, N., Jiang, C., and Ming, X. 2021. A
       systematic review of characteristics associated with COVID-19 in children with typical presentation
       and with multisystem inflammatory syndrome. International Journal of Environmental Research and
       Public Health
18:8269. LINK

Pecor, K.W., Barbayannis, G., Yang, M.*, Johnson, J., Materasso, S., Borda, M., Garcia, D., Garla, V.,
       and Ming, X. 2021. Quality of life changes during the COVID-19 pandemic for caregivers of children
       with ADHD and/or ASD. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
       18:3667. LINK

Pecor, K.W. 2019. Exploring genetic drift via manual simulations. American Biology Teacher
        81:665-667.LINK

Veerapandiyan, A., Aravindhan, A., Takahashi, J.H., Segal, D., Pecor, K., and Ming, X. 2018. Use of head        computed tomography in the pediatric emergency room in evaluation of children with new onset        afebrile seizure. Journal of Child Neurology 33:708-712. LINK

Pecor, K.W. and Batko, K.A. 2017. Phenology: from natural history to climate change. American Biology
       Teacher
79:412-415. LINK

Kornitzer, J.M., Horenstein, D., Pecor, K.W., and Ming, X. 2017. Gluten-free /casein-free diet
       improves behavior in a subset of children with an autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Nature
       and Science
3:e300. LINK

Pecor, K., Wang, X., and Ming, X. 2017. Gender and sleep health in high school students: a cross-
       cultural study. Global Journal of Health Science 9:124-130. LINK

Pecor, K., Sarris, T.*, Shaffer, J.*, and Thom, E.* 2016. Responses to injured conspecifics and
       heterospecifics by the water flea Chydorus sphaericus. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and
       Physiology
49:415-419. LINK

Ming, X., Radhakrishnan, V., Kang, L., and Pecor, K. 2016. Gender, headaches, and sleep health
       in high school students. Journal of Women’s Health 25:930-935. LINK

Grover, K., Pecor, K., Malkowski, M., Kang, L., Machado, S., Lulla, R., Heisey, D., and Ming,
       X. 2016. Effects of instant messaging on school performance in adolescents. Journal of
       Child Neurology
31:850-857. LINK

Pecor, K., Kang, L., Henderson, M., Yin, S., Radhakrishnan, V., and Ming, X. 2016. Sleep health,
       messaging, headaches, and academic performance in high school students. Brain and Development
       38:548-553. LINK

Pecor, K.W., Bouobda Tsemo, G., Agarwal, N., and Ming, X. 2015. Procedure use in encephalitis,
       epilepsy, and meningitis: a Kids’ Inpatient Database study. Journal of Pediatric Neurology
       13:67-73. LINK

Pecor, K.W., Lake, E.C., and Wund, M.A. 2015. Optimal foraging by birds: feeder-based experiments
       for secondary and post-secondary students. American Biology Teacher 77:192-197. LINK

Ming, X., Pak, J., Mulvey, M.A., O’Sullivan, T.*, Reddy, C., Schwab, J., and Pecor, K.W. 2014. Sleep
       complaints in cerebral palsy and/or epilepsy: a pediatric sleep questionnaire study.
       Journal of Pediatric Neurology 12:127-135. LINK

Pecor, K.W., Deering, C.M.*, Firnberg, M.T.*, Pastino, A.K.*, and Wolfson, S.J.* 2010. The use of
       conspecific and heterospecific alarm cues by virile crayfish (Orconectes virilis) from an exotic
       population. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 43:37-44. LINK

Adams, J.A., Pecor, K.W., and Moore, P.A. 2009. Dissolved organic matter from elevated-CO2 detritus
       and its impact on the orientation of crayfish (Orconectes virilis) to a fish food source. Journal of the
       North American Benthological Society
28:638-648. LINK

Pecor, K.W. and Hazlett, B.A. 2008. The tradeoff between reproductive and food resources in the crayfish
       Orconectes virilis. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 41:273-280. LINK

Pecor, K.W., Dean, K.C.*, and Cullender, T.C.* 2008. Laboratory conditioning to still or flowing water
       does not affect the responses to a food stimulus by red swamp crayfish (Procambarus clarkii) in
       flowing water habitats. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 41:43-51. LINK

Pecor, K.W. and Andras, L.E.* 2007. Circadian rhythm does not affect responses to chemical cues in
       the red swamp crayfish, Procambarus clarkii. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and
       Physiology
40:79-83. LINK

Pecor, K.W. 2006. The mate pursuit-predation avoidance tradeoff in the virile crayfish, Orconectes
       virilis
. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 39:229-233. LINK

Pecor, K.W. 2006. Amphibian and Reptile Protocols for the All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory in Tennessee
       State Parks. Prepared for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

Pecor, K.W. and Hazlett, B.A. 2006. The influence of flowing water on the resource pursuit-risk
       avoidance tradeoff in the crayfish Orconectes virilis. Ethology 112:332-338. LINK

Pecor, K.W. and Hazlett, B.A. 2006. A test of temporal variation in risk and food stimuli on
       behavioral tradeoffs in the rusty crayfish, Orconectes rusticus: risk allocation and stimulus
       degradation. Ethology 112:230-237. LINK

Eubanks, J.T. and Pecor, K.W. 2003. Nerodia erythrogaster flavigaster, N. rhombifer, and N.
       sipedon pleuralis
(Yellowbelly, Diamondback, and Midland Water Snakes). Foraging behavior.
       Herpetological Review 34:70.

Lehtinen, R., Fox, G., Pecor, K., and Schneider, G. 2003. Geographic Distribution. Hemidactylium
       scutatum
. Herpetological Review 34:256.

Pecor, K.W. and Hazlett, B.A. 2003. Frequency of encounter with risk and the tradeoff between
       pursuit and antipredator behaviors in crayfish: a test of the risk allocation hypothesis. Ethology
       109:97-106. LINK

Eubanks, J.T., Pecor, K.W., and Moore, Z.A. 2002. Siren intermedia nettingi (Western Lesser Siren).
       Migration and locomotion. Herpetological Review 33:298-299.

Thomas, D.L., Eubanks, J.T., and Pecor, K.W. 2000. Geographic Distribution. Coluber constrictor
       latrunculus
. Herpetological Review 31:54.

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