Publications

Pope, S. M., Meguerditchian, A., Fagot, J. & Hopkins, W. D.  (2019) Optional-Switch Cognitive Flexibility in Primates: Chimpanzees’ (Pan troglodytes) Intermediate Susceptibility to Cognitive Set. Journal of Comparative Psychology, August 2019.

Watzek, J., Pope, S. M., Brosnan, S. F. (2019) Capuchin and rhesus monkeys but not humans show cognitive flexibility in an optional-switch task. Scientific Reports, 9(1) 13195.

Pope, S. M., Fagot, J., Meguerditchian, A., Washburn, D. A. & Hopkins, W. D. (2018) Enhanced cognitive flexibility in the semi-nomadic Himba. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 1-16.

Pope, S. M., Washburn, D. A. & Hopkins, W. D. Breaking cognitive set: seeing an alternative strategy is not the same as looking for one. Under revision –2019

Pope, S. M., Taglialatela, J.P., Hopkins, W. D. (2017) Changes in mirror region connectivity following Do-As-I-Do training in chimpanzees. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 30(3), 1-11.

Hopkins, W. D., Coulon, O., Meguerditchian, A., Autrey, M., Davidek, K., Mahovetz, L., Pope, S.M., Mareno, M.C., & Schapiro, S. J. (2017). Genetic Factors and Oro-Facial Motor Learning Selectively Influence Variability in Central Sulcus Morphology in Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Journal of Neuroscience, 2641-16.

Hopkins, W.D., Meguerditchian, A., Coulon, O., Misiura, M., Pope, S.M., Mareno, M.C., Schapiro, S.J. (2016) Motor skill for tool-use is associated with asymmetries in Broca’s Area and the Motor Hand Area of the Precentral Gyrus in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)Behavioural brain research, 318, 71-81.

Hopkins, W. D., McIntyre, J. M., Misiura, M, Pope, S. M., Reamer, L. A., Mareno, M. C., & Schapiro, S. J. Heritability of Asymmetries in the Homologs to Broca’s and Wernicke’s Areas in Chimpanzees (Pan Troglodytes) – In Revision.

Pope, S. M., Russell, J. L., & Hopkins, W. D. (2015). The association between imitation recognition and socio-communicative competencies in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Frontiers in psychology, 6.

Pope, S. M., Meguerditchian, A., Hopkins, W. D., & Fagot, J. (2015). Baboons (Papio papio), but not humans, break cognitive set in a visuomotor task. Animal cognition, 1-8.

Taglialatela, J.P., Russell, J., Pope, S.M., Morton, T., Bogart, S., Reamer, L.A., Schapiro, S.J., Hopkins, W.D.  (2015).  Multimodal Communication in Chimpanzees.  American Journal of Primatology, 77(11).

Hopkins, W.D., Misiura, M., Pope, S.M., Latash, E.M.  (2015). Behavioral and brain asymmetries in primates: A preliminary evaluation of two evolutionary hypotheses.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1359 (1).