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Neuroscience & Animal Behavior
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Frans B. M. de Waal , Ph.D.

Publications

Books & Edited Volumes Since 2007

de Waal, F. B. M. (2009). THE AGE OF EMPATHY: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society. New York: Harmony Books.

de Waal, F. B. M., & Ferrari, P. F. (2012). THE PRIMATE MIND: Built to Connect With Other Minds. Cambridge, MA; Harvard University Press.

de Waal, Frans (2013). THE BONOBO AND THE ATHEIST: In Search of Humanism among the Primates. New York: Norton.

Articles in General Science Journals Since 2007

de Waal, F. B. M. (2012). The antiquity of empathy. Science 336: 874-876.

de Waal, F. B. M., & Ferrari, P. F. (2010). Towards a bottom-up perspective on animal and human cognition. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 14: 201-207.

de Waal, F. B. M., Leimgruber, K., & Greenberg, A. R. (2008). Giving is self-rewarding for monkeys. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 105: 13685-13689.

Flack, J. C., & de Waal, F. B. M. (2007). Context modulates signal meaning in primate communication. Proceedings National Academy of Sciences, USA 104: 1581-1586.

Horner, V., Carter, D. J., Suchak, M., & de Waal, F. B. M. (2011). Spontaneous prosocial choice by chimpanzees. Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences, USA 108: 13847–13851.

Plotnik, J. M., Lair, R. C., Suphachoksakun, W., & de Waal, F. B. M. (2011). Elephants know when they need a helping trunk in a cooperative task. Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences, USA 108: 5116–5121.

Pokorny, J., & de Waal, F. B. M. (2009). Monkeys recognize the faces of group mates in photographs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 106: 21539-21543.

Pollick, A. S., & de Waal, F. B. M. (2007). Ape gestures and language evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 104: 8184-8189.

Romero, M. T., Castellanos, M. A., & de Waal, F. B. M. (2010). Consolation as possible expression of sympathetic concern among chimpanzees. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 107: 12110-5.

van Wolkenten, M., Brosnan, S. F., de Waal, F. B. M. (2007). Inequity responses of monkeys modified by effort. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104:18854 –18859.

Whiten, A., Spiteri, A., Horner, V., Bonnie, K. E., Lambeth, S. P., Shapiro, S. J., de Waal, F. B. M. (2007). Transmission of multiple traditions within and between chimpanzee groups. Current Biology 17: 1038-1043.

Other Selected Articles and Book Chapters Since 2007

Balasubramaniam, K. N., Dittmar, K., Berman, C. M., Butovskaya, M., Cooper, M. A., Majolo, B., Ogawa, H., Schino, G., Thierry, B., & de Waal, F. B. M. (2012). Hierarchical steepness and phylogenetic models: Phylogenetic signals in Macaca. Animal Behaviour xx: xx-xx.

Bonnie, KE & de Waal FBM (2007). Copying without rewards: socially influenced foraging decisions among brown capuchin monkeys. Animal Cognition 10: 283-292.

Campbell, M. W., and de Waal, F. B. M. (2011). Ingroup-outgroup bias in contagious yawning by chimpanzees supports link to empathy. PLoS-ONE 5: e18283.

Campbell, M. W., Carter, J. D., Proctor, D., Eisenberg, M. L., & de Waal, F. B. M. (2009). Computer animations stimulate contagious yawning in chimpanzees. Proc. Royal Society London B. 276: 4255-4259.

de Waal, F. B. M. (2008). Putting the altruism back into altruism: The evolution of empathy. Annual Review of Psychology 59: 279-300.

de Waal, F. B. M. (2009). Darwin’s last laugh. Nature 460: 175.

de Waal, F. B. M. (2010). For Goodness' Sake. Review of "The Price of Altruism," New York Times Book Review (July 11).

de Waal, F. B. M. (2011). What is an animal emotion? The Year in Cognitive Neuroscience, Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 1224: 191–206.

de Waal, F. B. M. (2012). Research chimpanzees may get a break. Plos Biology 10: e1001291.

de Waal, F. B. M., & Pokorny, J. (2008). Faces and behinds: Chimpanzee sex perception. Advanced Science Letters 1: 99-103.

de Waal, F. B. M., Boesch, C., Horner, V., & Whiten, A. (2008). Comparing social skills of children and apes. Science 319: 569.

Dindo, M., Thierry, B., de Waal, F. B. M., & Whiten, A. (2010). Conditional copying fidelity in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). Journal of Comparative Psychology 124: 29-37.

Dindo, M., Whiten, A., & de Waal, F. B. M. (2009). In-group conformity sustains different foraging traditions in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). PLoS ONE 4: e7858.

Hattori, Y., Leimgruber, K., Fujita, K., & de Waal, F. B. M. (2012). Food-related tolerance in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) varies with knowledge of the partner's previous food-consumption. Behaviour xx: xx-xx.

Horner, V., Proctor, D., Bonnie, K. E., Whiten, A., & de Waal, F. B. M. (2010). Prestige affects cultural learning in chimpanzees. PLoS-ONE 5: e10625.

Pokorny, J., Webb, C., & de Waal, F. B. M. (2011). An inversion effect modified by expertise in capuchin monkeys. Animal Cognition 14: 839-846.

Romero, M. T., & de Waal, F. B. M. (2010). Chimpanzee consolation: Third party identity as a window on possible function. Journal of Comparative Psychology 124: 278 –286.

Thierry, B., Aureli, F., Nunn, C. L., Petit, O., Abegg, C., & de Waal, F. B. M . (2007). A comparative study of conflict resolution in macaques: Insights into the nature of trait co-variation. Animal Behaviour 75: 847-860.

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