Selected Publications (2009-2014)

Allison Howard

Howard, A., Fragaszy, D. M. (2014). Multi-step Routes of Capuchin Monkeys in a Laser Pointer Traveling Salesman Task. American Journal of Primatology. 76:828-841.

Howard, A., Fragaszy, D. M. (2013). Applying the bicoded spatial model to nonhuman primates in an arboreal multilayer environment. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.36(5): 552-553.

Howard, A., Bernardes, S., Nibbelink, N., Biondi, L., Presotto, A., Fragaszy, D.M. & Madden, M. (2012). A Maximum Entropy Model of the Bearded Capuchin Monkey Habitat in Northeastern Brazil Incorporating Topography and a Spectral Unmixing Analysis of Land Cover. ISPRS Annals of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 1-2: 7-11.

Erin Colbert-White

Fragaszy, D. M., Deputte, B., Johnson, E., Colbert-White, E. N., & Hemery, C. (2011). Can human-socialized capuchins match actions demonstrated by a familiar human? American Journal of Primatology, 73(7), 643-654. PDF

Colbert-White, E. N. , Covington, M.A., & Fragaszy, D.M. (2011). Social context influences the vocalizations of a home-raised African Grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus erithacus). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 125(2), 175-184. PDF

Kaufman, A. B., Butt, A. E, Kaufman, J. C., & Colbert-White, E. N. (2011). Towards a neurobiological model of creativity in nonhuman animals. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 125(3), 255-272. PDF

Tephi Jeyaraj

Singh, M., Jeyaraj, T., Umapathy, P., & Kaumanns, W. (2011). Male relationships in Lion-tailed macaques (Macaca silenus) and Bonnet macaques(Macaca radiata). International Journal of Primatology, 32, 167-176. PDF

Freya Qing Liu

Q. Liu, D. Fragaszy, B. Wright, K. Wright, P. Izar, & E. Visalberghi. (2011). Wild capuchin monkeys (Cebus libidinosus) place nuts in anvils selectively. Animal Behaviour, 81, 297-305. PDF

Q. Liu, K. Simpson, P. Izar, E. Ottoni, E. Visalberghi & D. Fragaszy. (2009). Kinematics and energetics of nut-cracking in wild capuchin monkeys (Cebus libidinosus) in Piauí, Brazil.American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 138, 210-220. PDF

D. Fragaszy & Q. Liu. (2012). Instrumental behavior and problem solving. In N. M. Seel (Ed.),Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. Springer: New York, NY.

D. Fragaszy, T. Pickering, Q. Liu, P. Izar, E. Ottoni & E. Visalberghi. (2010) Bearded capuchin monkeys' and a human's efficiency at cracking palm nuts with stone tools: Experiments. Animal Behaviour, 79, 321-332. PDF

D. Fragaszy, R. Greenberg, P. Izar, E. Ottoni, E. Visalberghi & Q. Liu. (2010) How wild bearded capuchin monkeys select stones and nuts to minimize the number of strikes per nut cracked.Animal Behaviour, 80, 205-214. PDF

Elizabeth Simpson

Fragaszy, D., & Simpson, E. (2011). Understanding emotions in primates: In honor of Darwin's 200th birthday. American Journal of Primatology, 73, 1-4. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1002/ajp.20933. PDF

Simpson, E., & Varga, K. (2011). Gaining teaching experience in graduate school. Association for Psychological Science's The Observer: Student Notebook, 24. PDF

Simpson, E., Varga, K., Frick, J., & Fragaszy, J. (2010). Infants experience perceptual narrowing for nonprimate faces. Infancy. Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-7078.2010.00052.x PDF; Erratum: PDF

Simpson, E., & Fragaszy, D. (2010). Can we really leave gender out of it? Individual differences and the Simulation of Smiles model. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 33, 459‐460. doi:10.1017/S0140525X10001342. PDF

Varga, K., Frick, J., & Simpson, E. (invited revision under review). Look here!  The development of attentional orienting to symbolic cues. Journal of Cognition and Development.

Jing Pan

Pan, J., Xiao, W., Talbert, M., & Scott, M. Foot use and hand preference during feeding in captive black-and-white snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti). Integrative Zoology (under review).

Pan, J., Kennedy, E., Pickering, T., Menzel, C., Stone, B., & Fragaszy, D. (2011). Development of maze navigation by tufted capuchins (Cebus apella). Behavioural Processes. 86(2) , 206-215. doi:10.1016/j.beproc.2010.11.006. PDF

Pan, J., Xiao, W. and Zhao, Q. K. (2011) Hand preference by black-and-white snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) in captivity: Influence of tasks and sexes. Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition. 16, 656-672. doi: 10.1080/1357650X.2010.506713. PDF

Desiree Sharpe

Michopoulos, V., Checchi, M., Sharpe, D., & Wilson, M. E. (in press). Estradiol effects on behavior and serum oxytocin are modified by social status and polymorphisms in the serotonin transporter gene in female rhesus monkeys.Hormones and Behavior.doi:10.1016/j.yhbeh.2011.02.002.

Sharpe, D. I., & Walters, A. S. (invited revision). Infidelity reconsidered: Exploring the effects of context and experience on attitudes toward infidelity. Journal of Sex Research.

Vratanina, T. L., & Sharpe, D.I. (2009). Symbolic quantity discrimination and token summation in captive western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). American Journal of Primatology, 71, 49.