Selected Recent Publications

Taglialatela, J. P., S. C. Milne, R. E. Evans (2018). A comparison of the socio-communicative behavior in chimpanzees and bonobos. In: L. D. Di Paolo, F. Di Vincenzo, and F. De Petrillo (eds.), Evolution of Primate Social Cognition. Springer.

Issa, H. A., N. Staes, S. Diggs-Galligan, C. D. Stimpson, A. Gendron-Fitzpatrick, J. P. Taglialatela, P. R. Hof, W. D. Hopkins, C. C. Sherwood (2018). Comparison of bonobo and chimpanzee brain microstructure reveals differences in socio-emotional circuits. Brain Structure and Function, doi: 10.1007/s00429-018-1751-9.

Pope, S. M., J. P. Taglialatela, S. A. Skiba, & W. D. Hopkins (2018). Changes in Frontoparietotemporal connectivity following do-as-I-do imitation training in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_01217.

Bianchi, S., L. D. Reyes, W. D. Hopkins, J. P. Taglialatela, & C. C. Sherwood (2016). Neocortical grey matter distribution underlying voluntary, flexible vocalizations in chimpanzees. Scientific Reports, doi: 10.1038/srep34733.

Taglialatela, J. P., Russell, J. L., Pope, S. M., Morton, T., Bogart, S., Reamer, L. A., & ... Hopkins, W. D. (2015). Multimodal communication in chimpanzees. American Journal Of Primatology, doi:10.1002/ajp.22449.

​Russell, J. L., McIntyre, J., Hopkins, W. D., & Taglialatela, J. P. (2013). Vocal learning of a communicative signal in captive chimpanzees, (Pan troglodytes). Brain and Language, 127(3): 520–525. doi:10.1016/j.bandl.2013.09.009.

​Hopkins, W. D., & Taglialatela, J. P. (2013). Initiation of joint attention is associated with morphometric variation in the anterior cingulate cortex of Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). American Journal Of Primatology, (5).

Talkington, W. J., Taglialatela, J. P., & Lewis, J. W. (2013). Using naturalistic utterances to investigate vocal communication processing and development in human and non-human primates. Hearing Research, 74. doi:10.1016/j.heares.2013.08.009.

Taglialatela, J.P., L. Reamer, S. J. Schapiro, & W. D. Hopkins. (2012) Social learning of a communicative signal in captive chimpanzees. Biology Letters doi:10.1098/rsbl.2012.0113.

Taglialatela, J.P., J. L. Russell, J. A. Schaeffer, & W. D. Hopkins (2011). Chimpanzee Vocal Signaling Points to a Multimodal Origin of Human Language. PLoS ONE 6(4): e18852.

Hopkins, W. D., J. P. Taglialatela, J. L. Russell, T. M. Nir, & J. A. Schaeffer (2010). Cortical Representation of Lateralized Grasping in Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): A Combined MRI and PET Study. PLoS ONE. 5(10): e13383.

Taglialatela, J.P., J. L. Russell, J. A. Schaeffer, & W. D. Hopkins (2009). Visualizing vocal perception in the chimpanzee brain. Cerebral Cortex 19: 1151-1157.

Taglialatela, J. P., J. L. Russell, J. A. Schaeffer, W. D. Hopkins (2008).  Communicative signaling activates “Broca’s” homologue in chimpanzees.  Current Biology 18: 343-348.

Hopkins, W., Taglialatela, J., & Leavens, D. (2007). Chimpanzees differentially produce novel vocalizations to capture the attention of a human. Animal Behaviour, 73, 281-286.