Here you will find, sorted by year, publications by members of our working group. For further informatione, please, visit the research database of Leipzig University.

  • A longitudinal comparison of maternal behaviour in German urban humans (Homo sapiens) and captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
    Amici F, Liebal K, Ersson-Lembeck M, Holodynski M
    Scientific Reports. 2024 Jan;14(1):1517.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-024-51999-4
  • Assessing Eysenck’s PEN model to describe personality in chimpanzees
    Padrell M, Amici F, Úbeda Ý, Llorente M
    Behavioural Processes. 2023 Aug;210:104909.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2023.104909
  • Mother’s Age and Social Integration Modulate Sex-biased Maternal Investment in Wild Spider Monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi)
    Soben C, Llorente M, Villariezo P, Liebal K, Amici F
    International Journal of Primatology. 2023 Jun;1-19.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10764-023-00375-6
  • Tool mastering today - an interdisciplinary perspective
    Schubotz RI, Ebel SJ, Elsner B, Weiss PH, Wörgötter F
    Frontiers in Psychology. 2023 Jun;14:2228.
    DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1191792
  • Maternal Investment Fosters Male but Not Female Social Interactions with Other Group Members in Immature Wild Spider Monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi)
    Soben C, Llorente M, Villariezo P, Liebal K, Amici F
    Animals. 2023 May;13(11):1802.
    DOI: 10.3390/ani13111802
  • Primate socio-ecology shapes the evolution of distinctive facial repertoires
    Florkiewicz BN, Oña LS, Oña L, Campbell, MW
    Journal of Comparative Psychology. 2023 May. Advance online publication.
    DOI:  10.1037/com0000350
  • Yawning and scratching contagion in wild spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi)
    Valdivieso-Cortadella S, Bernardi-Gómez C, Aureli F, Llorente M, Amici F

    Scientific Reports. 2023 May;13(1):8367.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-023-35693-5
  • Giraffes make decisions based on statistical information
    Caicoya AL, Colell M, Amici F
    Scientific Reports. 2023 May:13(1):5518.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-023-32615-3
  • Intra-specific variation in the social behavior of Barbary macaques (Macaca sylvanus)
    Amici F,
    Widdig A, von Fersen L, Lopez Caicoya A, Majolo B

    Frontiers in Psychology. 2023 May;14:1192731.
    DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1192731
  • Face to face interactions in chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) and human (Homo sapiens) mother–infant dyads

    Amici F, Ersson-Lembeck E, Holodynski M, Liebal K
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 2023 Apr;378(1875).
    DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2021.0478

  • Innovation across 13 ungulate species: problem solvers are less integrated in the social group and less neophobic
    Caicoya, AL, Schaffer, A, Holland R, von Fersen L, Colell M, Amici F
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 2023 Apr;290(1996):20222384.
    DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2022.2384
  • A first exploratory comparison of the behaviour of wolves (Canis lupus) and wolf-dog hybrids in captivity
    Amici F, Meacci S, Caray E, Oña L, Liebal K, Ciucci P
    Animal Cognition. 2023 Mar.
    DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-2709216/v1

  • Vergleichende Psychologie und ihre Relevanz für die Entwicklungspsychologie
    Liebal K, Haun D
    Zeitschrift für Entwicklungspsychologie und Pädagogische Psychologie. 2023 Mar;55(1):1-2.
    DOI: 10.1026/0049-8637/a000270
  • Visual perception of emotion cues in dogs: a critical review of methodologies
    Correia-Caeiro C, Guo K, Mills DS
    Animal Cognition. 2023 Mar;26:727-754.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10071-023-01762-5
  • Flexibility in ape gestural production
    Amici F, Liebal K
    Animal Cognition. 2023 Mar.
    DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-2640565/v1
  • Gestural communication in wild spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi)
    Villa Larenas F, Llorente M, Liebal K, Amici F
    Animal Cognition. 2023 Feb.
    DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-2587743/v1
  • Primates unleashed
    Amici F, Liebal K
    Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 2023 Feb;46:e2.
    DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X22000747
  • Behavioural contagion in wild spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi)
    Valdivieso-Cortadella S, Bernardi-Gómez C, Aureli F, Llorente M, Amici F

    Scientific reports. 2023 Feb.
    DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-2557586/v1
  • Sourcing high tissue quality brains from deceased wild primates with known socio-ecology
    Gräßle T, Crockford C, Eichner C, Girard-Buttoz C, Jäger C, Kirilina E, Lipp I, Düx A, Edwards L, Jauch A, Kopp KS, Paquette M, Pine K, Ebc C, Haun DBM, McElreath R, Anwander A, Gunz P, Morawski M, Friederici AD, Weiskopf N, Leendertz FH, Wittig RM
    Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 2023 Jan.
    DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.14039
  • Maternal and offspring behavior in free‐ranging Japanese and moor macaques: A comparative approach
    Castellano‐Navarro A, Francés VB, Albiach‐Serrano A, MacIntosh AJJ, Maulany RI, Ngakan PO, Liebal K, Amici F
    American Journal of Primatology. 2022 Dec;85(2):e23461.
    DOI: 10.1002/ajp.23461
  • Context and prediction matter for the interpretation of social interactions across species
    Epperlein T, Kovacs G, Oña LS, Amici F, Bräuer J
    PLoS ONE. 2022 Dec;17(12):e0277783.
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0277783
  • Testing Hypotheses for the Emergence of Gestural Communication in Great and Small Apes (Pan troglodytes, Pongo abelii, Symphalangus syndactylus)
    Amici F, Liebal K

    International Journal of Primatology. 2022 Dec.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10764-022-00342-7
  • How do children view and categorise own-and other-species facial expressions?
    Correia-Caeiro C, Lawrence A, Abdelrahman A, Guo K, Mills D
    Developmental Science. 2022 Oct;26(3):e13332.
    DOI: 10.1111/desc.13332
  • Cognitive enrichment in a social setting: assessing the use of a novel food maze in sanctuary-housed chimpanzees
    Padrell M, Amici F, Pau Córdoba M, Llorente M
    Primates. 2022 Sep;63(5):509-524.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10329-022-00996-0
  • The social dynamics of complex gestural communication in great and lesser apes (Pan troglodytes, Pongo abelii, Symphalangus syndactylus)
    Amici F, Liebal K

    Philosophical Transactions B. 2022 Aug;377(1860):20210299.
    DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2021.0299
  • Great ape communication as contextual social inference: a computational modelling perspective
    Bohn M, Liebal K, Ona L, Tessler MH
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 2022 Jul;377(1859):20210096.
    DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2021.0096
  • Compositionality in primate gestural communication and multicomponent signal displays
    Amici F, Ona L, Liebal K
    International Journal of Primatology. 2022 Jul;1-19.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10764-022-00316-9
  • CalliFACS: The common marmoset Facial Action Coding System
    Correia-Caeiro C, Burrows A, Wilson DA, Abdelrahman A, Miyabe-Nishiwaki T
    PLoS ONE. 2022 May;17(5):e0266442.
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0266442
  • Maternal stress, child behavior and the promotive role of older siblings
    Amici F, Röder S, Kiess W, Borte M, Zenclussen AC, Widdig A, Herberth G
    BMC Public Health. 2022 Apr;22(1):863.
    DOI: 10.1186/s12889-022-13261-2
  • The Habituation Process in Two Groups of Wild Moor Macaques (Macaca maura)
    Hernández Tienda C, Majolo B, Romero T, Maulany RI, Ngakan PO, Francés VB, Gregorio Hernández E, Gómez-Melara J, Llorente M, Amici F
    International Journal of Primatology. 2022 Apr;43(2):291-316.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10764-021-00275-7
  • Understanding potential conflicts between human and non-human-primates: a large-scale survey in Malaysia
    Karimulla K, Widdig A, Anuar Mohd Sah S, Amici F
    Biodiversity and Conservation. 2022 Mar;31(4):1249-1266.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10531-022-02386-w
  • Effect of anthropogenic activities on the population of moor macaques (Macaca maura) in South Sulawesi, Indonesia
    Francés VB, Spaan D, Amici F, Maulany RI, Oka NP, Majolo B
    International Journal of Primatology. 2022 Feb;43(2):339-359.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10764-022-00279-x
  • The language void 10 years on: multimodal primate communication research is still uncommon
    Liebal K, Slocombe KE, Waller BM
    Ethology Ecology & Evolution. 2022 Jan;34(3):274-287.
    DOI: 10.1080/03949370.2021.2015453
  • PaOctβ2R: Identification and functional Characterization of an octopamine receptor activating adenylyl cyclase activity in the American cockroach Periplaneta americana
    Blenau W, Bremer AS, Schwietz Y, Friedrich D, Ragionieri, Predel R, Balfanz S, Baumann A
    International Journal of Moleculare Science. 2022 Jan;23(3):1677.
    DOI: 10.3390/ijms23031677
  • How do children view and categorise own-and other-species facial expressions?
    Correia-Caeiro C, Lawrence A, Abdelrahmen A, Guo K, Mills DS
    Perception. 2021 Dec;50(1S):194.
  • A Cross-cultural comparison of the link between modernization, anthropomorphism and attitude to wildlife
    Gomez-Melara JL, Acosta-Naranjo R, Izar P, Mohd Sah SA, Pladevall J, Maulany RI, Ngakan PO, Majolo B, Romero T, Amici F
    Sustainability. 2021 Nov;13(23):13095.
    DOI: 10.3390/su132313095
  • Invasive research on non-human primates—Time to turn the page
    Padrell M, Llorente M, Amici F
    Animals. 2021 Oct;11(10):2999.
    DOI: 10.3390/ani11102999
  • Intra-specific Variation in the Social Behavior of Barbary macaques (Macaca sylvanus)
    Amici F, Widdig A, von Fersen L, Lopez Caicoya A, Majolo B
    Frontiers in Psychology. 2021 Oct;12:666166.
    DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.666166
  • Artificial termite-fishing tasks as enrichment for sanctuary-housed chimpanzees: behavioral effects and impact on welfare
    Padrell M, Amici F, Pau Córdoba M, Giberga A, Broekman A, Almagro S, Llorente M
    Animals. 2021 Oct;11(10):2941.
    DOI: 10.3390/ani11102941
  • Learning blossoms: Caregiver-infant interactions in an outdoor garden setting
    Fantasia V, Oña LS, Wright C, Wertz AE
    Infant Behavior and Development. 2021 Aug;64:101601.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.infbeh.2021.101601
  • Reaction to Snakes in Wild Moor Macaques (Macaca maura)
    Hernández Tienda C, Beltrán Francés V, Majolo B, Romero T, Maulany RI, Ngakan PO, Amici F
    International Journal of Primatology. 2021 Jul;42:528-532.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10764-021-00230-6
  • Small mirrors do the trick: A simple, but effective method to study mirror self-recognition in chimpanzees
    Kopp KS, Ebel SJ, Wittig RM, Haun D, Crockford C
    Animal Behavior and Cognition. 2021 Jul;8(3):391-404.
    DOI: 10.26451/abc.08.03.05.2021
  • Neophobia in 10 ungulate species – a comparative approach
    Schaffer A, Caicoya, AL, Colell M, Holland R, von Fersen L, Widdig A, Amici F
    Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology. 2021 Jun;75(7):102.
    DOI: 10.1007/s00265-021-03041-0
  • Comparative cognition in three understudied ungulate species: European bison, forest buffalos and giraffes
    Lopez Caicoya A, Amici F, Ensenyat C, Colell M
    Frontiers In Zoology. 2021 Jun;18:30.
    DOI: 10.1186/s12983-021-00417-w
  • The Function of Mounts in Free-Ranging Barbary Macaques (Macaca sylvanus)
    Anzá S, Majolo B, Amici F
    International Journal of Primatology. 2021 Jun;42(3):426-441.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10764-021-00210-w
  • Problem solving in European bison (Bison bonasus): two experimental approaches
    Caicoya AL, Colell M, Ensenyat C, Amici F
    Royal Society Open Science. 2021 Apr;8(4):201901
    DOI: 10.1098/rsos.201901
  • Japanese Macaques’ (Macaca fuscata) sensitivity to human gaze and visual perspective in contexts of threat, cooperation, and competition
    Castellano-Navarro A, Macanás-Martínez E, Xu Z, Guillén-Salazar F, MacIntosh AJJ, Amici F, Albiach-Serrano A
    Scientific Reports. 2021 Apr;11(1):5264.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-84250-5
  • Bodily emotional expressions are a primary source of information for dogs, but not for humans
    Correia-Caeiro C, Guo K, Mills D
    Animal cognition. 2021 Mar;24(2):267-279.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10071-021-01471-x
  • Prior experience mediates the usage of food items as tools in great apes (Pan paniscus, Pan troglodytes, Gorilla gorilla, and Pongo abelii)
    J Ebel SJ, Völter CJ, Call J
    Journal of Comparative Psychology. 2021 Feb;135(1):64-73.
    DOI: 10.1037/com0000236
  • Dominance style predicts differences in food retrieval strategies

    Gomez-Melara JL, Acosta-Naranjo R, Castellano-Navarro A, Beltrán Francés V, Caicoya AL, MacIntosh AJJ, Maulany RI, Ngakan PO, Amici F
    Scientific Reports. 2021 Feb;11(1):2726.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-82198-0

  • Extending the MaqFACS to measure facial movement in Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) reveals a wide repertoire potential
    Correia-Caeiro C, Holmes K, Miyabe-Nishiwaki T
    PLoS ONE. 2021 Jan;16(1):e0245117.
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0245117

  • Cross-Cultural Comparison of the Link between Modernization, Anthropomorphism and Attitude toWildlife
    Gomez-Melara JL, Acosta Naranjo R, Izar P, Sah SAM, Pladevall J, Maulany RI, Ngakan PO, Majolo B, Romero T, Amici F
    Sustainability. 2021;13(23):13095.
    DOI: 10.3390/su132313095

  • Experience has a limited effect on humans' ability to predict the outcome of social interactions in children, dogs and macaques
    Donnier S, Kovács G, Ona LS, Brauer J, Amici F
    Scientific Reports. 2020 Dec;10(1):1-10.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-78275-5
  • AmOctα2R: Functional characterization of a honeybee octopamine receptor inhibiting adenylyl cyclase activity
    Blenau W, Wilms JA, Balfanz S, Baumann A
    International Journal of Moleculare Science. 2020 Dec;21(24):9334.
    DOI: 10.3390/ijms21249334
  • Giraffes go for more: a quantity discrimination study in giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis)
    Caicoya AL, Colell M, Holland R, Ensenyat C, Amici F
    Animal Cognition. 2020 Oct;24:483-495.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10071-020-01442-8
  • Perception of dynamic facial expressions of emotion between dogs and humans
    Correia-Caeiro C, Guo K, Mills DS
    Animal cognition. 2020 May;23(3):465-476.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10071-020-01348-5
  • Attentional bias to facial expressions of different emotions–a cross-cultural comparison of≠ Akhoe Hai|| om and German children and adolescents
    Mühlenbeck C, Pritsch C, Wartenburger I, Telkemeyer S, Liebal K
    Frontiers in psychology. 2020 Apr;11:795.
    DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00795
  • Rewilding and domestication: Clarifying terminology
    Correia-Caeiro C
    Animal Sentience. 2020 Apr;5(28):17.
    DOI: 10.51291/2377-7478.1577
  • Kommentare zu Daum, M. M., Greve, W., Pauen, S.,  Schuhrke, B. und Schwarzer, G. (2020). Positionspapier der Fachgruppe Entwicklungspsychologie: Ein Versuch einer Standortbestimmung
    Wentura D, Bermeitinger C, Eder A, Giesen CG, Michalkiewicz M, Hartwigsen G, Röder B, Lischke A, Kübler A, Pauli P, Renner K-H, Ziegler M, Spengler M, Christiansen H, Richter T, Souvignier E, Heyder A, Kunina-Habenicht O, Hertel S, Sparfeldt J, Bischof N, Glück J, Haun D, Liebal K, Amici F, Bender A, Bohn M, Bräuer J, Buttelmann D,  Burkart J, Cacchione T, DeTroy S, Faßbender I, Fichtel C, Fischer J, Gampe A, Gray R, Horn L, Oña L, Kärtner J, Kaminski J, Kanngießer P, Keller H, Köster M, Kopp KS,  Kornadt H-J, Rakoczy H, Schuppli C, Stengelin R, Trommsdorff G, van Leeuwen E, van Schaik C, Jüttemann G, Loh W, Paulus M
    Psychologische Rundschau. 2020 Feb;71(1):24–46.
    DOI: 10.1026/0033-3042/a000466
  • Disseminating Intention: How a Term Has Spread Within Cross-Species Comparative Science
    Ullrich R, Mittelbach M, Liebal K
    Journal of Comparative Psychology. 2020 Feb;134(1):11-26.
    DOI: 10.1037/com0000191
  • Comparative cognition and nonhuman individuality
    Correia-Caeiro C
    Animal Sentience. 2020 Jan;4(27):16.
    DOI: 10.51291/2377-7478.1550
  • Object preferences in captive Sumatran orang-utans (Pongo abelii)
    Ebel SJ, Kopp KS, Liebal K
    Behavioural processes. 2020 Jan;170:103993.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2019.103993
  • Positionspapier der Fachgruppe Entwicklungspsychologie: Versuch einer Standortbestimmung
    Wentura D, Bermeitinger C, Eder A, Giesen CG, Michalkiewicz M, Hartwigsen G, Röder B, Lischke A, Kübler A, Pauli P, Renner K-H, Ziegler M, Spengler M, Christiansen H, Richter T, Souvignier E, Heyder A, Kunina-Habenicht O, Hertel S, Sparfeldt J, Bischof N, Glück J, Haun D, Liebal K, Amici F, Bender A, Bohn M, Bräuer J, Buttelmann D, Burkart J, Cacchione T, DeTroy S, Faßbender I, Fichtel C, Fischer J, Gampe A, Gray R, Horn L, Oña L, Kärtner J, Kaminski J, Kanngießer P, Keller H, Köster M, Kopp KS, Kornadt H-J, Rakoczy H, Schuppli C, Stengelin R, Trommsdorff G, van Leeuwen E, van Schaik C, Jüttemann G, Loh W, Paulus M
    Psychologische Rundschau. 2020;71:24-46.
  • Ein Plädoyer für die Relevanz der Vergleichenden Psychologie für das Verständnis menschlicher Entwicklung
    Haun D, Liebal K, Amici F, Bender A, Bohn M, Bräuer J, Buttelmann D, Burkart J, Cacchione T, Trommsdorff G
    Psychologische Rundschau. 2020;71(1):24-46.
  • A Pleading for the Relevance of comparative Psychology for the Understanding of human Development
    Haun D, Liebal K, Amici F, Bender A, Bohn M, Braeuer J, Buttelmann D, Burkart J, Cacchione T, DeTroy S, Fassbender I, Fichtel C, Fischer J, Gampe A, Gray R, Horn L,  Ona L, Kaertner J, Kaminski J, Kanngiesser P, Keller H, Koester M, Kopp KS, Kornadt H-J, Rakoczy H, Schuppli C, Stengelin R, Trommsdorff G, van Leeuwen E, van Schaik C
    Psychologische Rundschau. Göttingen. 2020;71(1):40-41.
  • A stepping stone to compositionality in chimpanzee communication
    Ona L, Sandler W, Liebal K
    PeerJ. 2019 Sep;7:e7623.
    DOI: 10.7717/peerj.7623
  • Innovative problem solving in great apes: the role of visual feedback in the floating peanut task
    Ebel SJ, Schmelz M, Herrmann E, Call J
    Animal Cognition. 2019 Sep;22:791-805.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10071-019-01275-0
  • What we don't know about cephalopods and how to define it
    Correia Caeiro C
    Animal Sentience. 2019 Aug;4(26):22.
    DOI: 10.51291/2377-7478.1509
  • Tool use in great apes and human children: The impact of prior experience and visual feedback
    Ebel SJ
    PhD Theses. 2019 Jun; University of St Andrews, St Andrews.
    DOI: 10.17630/10023-18968
  • Gorillas im Zwielicht. King Kong und die Primatologie
    Lubrich O, Liebal K
    Philosophie der Tierforschung. 2019 Apr;299-324.
    DOI: 10.5771/9783495811337-299
  • How prior experience and task presentation modulate innovation in 6-year-old-children
    Ebel SJ, Hanus D, Call J
    Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 2019 Apr;180:87-103.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2018.12.004
  • Cognitive dissonance about sheep cognition and consumption
    Correia Caeiro C
    Animal Sentience. 2019;4(25):39.
    DOI: 10.51291/2377-7478.1489
  • Diesseits von Eden
    Kilchör, Lehmann J, Liebal K, Lubrich O
    Scientia Poetica. 2018 Dec;22(1):151-179.
    DOI: 10.1515/scipo-2018-006
  • The comparative neuroprimatology 2018 (CNP-2018) road map for research on How the Brain Got Language
    Arbib MA, Aboitiz F, Burkart JM, Corballis M, Coudé G, Hecht E, Liebal K, Myowa-Yamakoshi M, Pustejovsky J, Putt S, Rossano F, Russon AE, Schoenemann PT, Seifert U, Semendeferi K, Sinha C, Stout D, Volterra V, Wacewicz S, Wilson B

    Interaction Studies. 2018 Sep;19(1-2):370-387.
    DOI: 10.1075/is.18013.arb
  • Mind the gap–moving beyond the dichotomy between intentional gestures and emotional facial and vocal signals of nonhuman primates
    Liebal K, Ona L

    Interaction Studies. 2018 Sep;49(1-2):121-135.
    DOI: 10.1075/is.17040.lie
  • The interplay of prior experience and motivation in great ape problem-solving (Gorilla gorilla, Pan paniscus, Pan troglodytes, and Pongo abelii)
    Ebel SJ, Call J
    Journal of Comparative Psychology. 2018 Aug;132(3):294-305.
    DOI: 10.1037/com0000117
  • Introducing evolutionary biologists to the analysis of big data: guidelines to organize extended bioinformatics training courses
    Faria R, Triant D, Perdomo-Sabogal A, Overduin B, Bleidorn C, Bermudez Santana CI, Langenberger D, Dall’Olio GM, Indrischek H, Aerts J, Engelhardt J, Engelken J, Liebal K, Fasold M, Robb S, Grath S, Kolora SRR, Carvalho T, Salzburger W, Jovanovic V, Nowick K
    Evolution: Education and Outreach. 2018 Jul;11(8):1-10.
    DOI: 10.1186/s12052-018-0080-z
  • Conflict resolution in socially housed Sumatran orangutans (Pongo abelii)
    Kopp KS, Liebal K
    Peerj. 2018 Jul;6:e5303.
    DOI: 10.7717/peerj.5303
  • From BAP to DogBAP – Adapting a Human Body Movement Coding System for Use in Dogs
    Huber A, Dael N, Caeiro C, Würbel H, Mills D, Riemer S
    Measuring Behavior. 2018 Jun;282-283.
  • How primates acquire their gestures: evaluating current theories and evidence
    Liebal K, Schneider M, Errson-Lembeck C
    Animal Cognition. 2018 May;22:473-486.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10071-018-1187-x
  • Why cross-cultural psychology is incomplete without comparative and developmental perspectives
    Liebal K, Haun D
    Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 2018 May;49(5):751-763.
    DOI: 10.1177/002202211773808
  • The goal of ape pointing
    Halina M, Liebal K, Tomasello M
    PLoS ONE. 2018 Apr;13(4):e0195182.
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0195182
  • Different Approaches to Meaning in Primate Gestural and Vocal Communication
    Liebal K, Ona L

    Frontiers in Psychology. 2018 Apr;9:478.
    DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00478
  • Scala naturae: the impact of historical values on current ‘evolution of language’discourse
    Ullrich R, Mittelbach M, Liebal K
    Journal of Language Evolution. 2018 Jan;3(1):1-12.
    DOI: 10.1093/jole/lzx017
  • Animal and human emotion: Concepts and methodologies
    Correia Caeiro C
    Animal Sentience: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Animal Feeling. 2017 Dec;2(14):11.
    DOI: 10.51291/2377-7478.1252
  • The give and take of food sharing in Sumatran orang-utans, Pongo abelii, and chimpanzees, Pan troglodytes
    Liebal K, Rossano F
    Animal Behaviour. 2017 Nov;133:91-100.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2017.09.006
  • Dogs and humans respond to emotionally competent stimuli by producing different facial actions
    Caeiro C, Guo K, Mills D
    Scientific reports. 2017 Nov;7(1):15525.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-28651-z
  • Perception of facial expressions reveals selective affect-biased attention in humans and orangutans
    Pritsch C, Telkemeyer S, Mühlenbeck C, Liebal K
    Scientific reports. 2017 Aug;7(1):7782.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-07563-4
  • Exorciing Grice's ghost: An empirical approach to studying intentional communication in animals
    Townsend SW, Koski SE, Byrne RW, Slocombe KE, Bickel B, Boeckle M, Braga Goncalves I, Burkart JM, Flower T, Gaunet F, Glock HJ, Gruber T, Jansen DAWAM, Liebal K, Linke A, Miklósi A, Moore R, Van Schaik CP, Stoll S, Vail A, Waller BM, Wild M, Zuberbühler K, Manser MB
    Biological Reviews. 2017 Aug;92(3):1427-1433.
    DOI: 10.1111/brv.12289
  • Development and application of CatFACS: Are human cat adopters influenced by cat facial expressions?
    Correia Caeiro C, Burrows AM, Waller BM
    Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 2017 Apr;189:66-78.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.applanim.2017.01.005
  • Prelinguistic human infants and great apes show different communicative strategies in a triadic request situation
    Gretscher H, Tempelmann S, Haun DBM, Liebal K, Kaminski J
    PLoS ONE. 2017 Apr;12(4):e0175227.
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175227
  • “Giving” and “responding” differences in gestural communication between nonhuman great ape mothers and infants
    Schneider C, Liebal K, Call J
    Developmental psychobiology. 2017 Apr;59(3):303-313.
    DOI: 10.1002/dev.21495
  • What is a gesture? A lesson from comparative gesture research
    Liebal K

    Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 2017 Apr;40:e62.
    DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X15002976
  • Cultural and species differences in gazing patterns for marked and decorated objects: a comparative eye-tracking study
    Mühlenbeck C, Jacobsen T, Pritsch C, Liebal K
    Frontiers in Psychology. 2017 Jan;8:06.
    DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00006
  • Orientation toward humans predicts cognitive performance in orang-utans
    Damerius LA, Forss SIF, Kosonen ZK, Willems EP, Burkart JM, Call J, Galdikas BMF, Liebal K, Haun D, van Schaik CP
    Scientific Reports. 2017 Jan;7(1):1-12.
    DOI: 10.1038/srep40052
  • Here you are!—Selective and active food sharing within and between groups in captive Sumatran orangutans (Pongo abelii)
    Kopp KS, Liebal K
    Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 2016 May;70(8):1219–1233.
    DOI: 10.1007/s00265-016-2130-2
  • Differences in the Visual Perception of Symmetric Patterns in Orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus abelii) and Two Human Cultural Groups: A Comparative Eye-Tracking Study
    Mühlenbeck C, Liebal K, Pritsch C, Jacobsen T
    Frontiers in Psychology. 2016 Mar;7:408.
    DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00408
  • Social use of facial expressions in hylobatids
    Scheider L, Waller BM, Ona L, Burrows AM, Liebal K
    PLoS ONE. 2016 Mar;11(3):e0151733.
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151733
  • King Kong in the Mist: Travel, Knowledge, and Emotion
    Lubrich O, Liebal K
    KulturPoetik. 2016 Mar;16(1):49-63.
    DOI: 10.13109/kult.2016.16.1.49
  • The ontogeny of great ape gesture-not a simple story. Comment on" Towards a Computational Comparative Neuroprimatology: Framing the language-ready brain" by Michael A. Arbib
    Liebal K
    Physics of Life Reviews. 2016 Mar;16:85-87.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.plrev.2016.01.021
  • Gaze Duration Biases for Colours in Combination with Dissonant and Consonant Sounds: A Comparative Eye-Tracking Study with Orangutans
    Mühlenbeck C, Liebal K, Pritsch C, Jacobsen T
    PLoS ONE. 2015 Oct;10(10):e0139894.
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139894
  • The quartet theory of human emotions: an integrative and neurofunctional model
    Koelsch S, Jacobs AM, Menninghaus W, Liebal K, Klann-Delius G, Von Scheve C, Gebauer G
    Physics of life reviews. 2015 Jun;13:1-27.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.plrev.2015.03.001
  • Orangutans modify facial displays depending on recipient attention
    Waller BM, Caeiro C, Davila-Ross M
    PeerJ. 2015 Mar;3:e827.
    DOI: 10.7717/peerj.827
  • A comparison of facial expression properties in five hylobatid species
    Scheider L, Liebal K, Ona L, Burrows A, Waller B
    American Journal of Primatology. 2014 Jan;76(7):618-628.
    DOI: 10.1002/ajp.22255
  • Does sympathy motivate prosocial behaviour in great apes?
    Liebal K, Vaish A, Haun D, Tomasello M
    PLoS ONE. 2014 Jan;9(1):e84299.
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084299
  • Paedomorphic facial expressions give dogs a selective advantage
    Waller BM, Peirce K, Caeiro C, Scheider L, Burrows AM, McCune S, Kaminski J
    PLoS ONE. 2013 Dec;8(12):e82686.
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0082686
  • The emergent practice of infant compliance: An exploration in two cultures
    Reddy V, Liebal K, Hicks K, Jannalagadda S, Chintalapuri B
    Developmental Psychology. 2013 Sep;49(9):1754-1762.
    DOI: 10.1037/a0030979
  • Pseudoreplication: a widespread problem in primate communication research
    Waller BM, Warmelink L, Liebal K, Micheletta J, Slocombe KE
    Animal Behaviour. 2013 Aug;86(2):483-488.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2013.05.038
  • How can a multimodal approach to primate communication help us understand the evolution of communication?
    Waller BM, Liebal K, Burrows AM, Slocombe KE
    Evolutionary Psychology. 2013 Jul;11(3):538-549.
    DOI: 10.1177/147470491301100305
  • DogFACS: the dog facial action coding system
    Waller B, Caeiro CC, Peirce K, Burrows A, Kaminski J
    University of Portsmouth. 2013 Mar.
  • OrangFACS: A Muscle-Based Facial Movement Coding System for Orangutans (Pongo spp.)
    Caeiro CC, Waller BM, Zimmermann E, Burrows AM, Davila-Ross M
    International Journal of Primatology. 2013 Feb;34:115-129.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10764-012-9652-x
  • CatFACS: The Cat Facial Action Coding System Manual
    Caeiro CC, Waller BM, Burrows AM
    University of Portsmouth. 2013 Jan.
  • When apes point the finger: Three great ape species fail to use a conspecific’s imperative pointing gesture
    Tempelmann S, Kaminski J, Liebal K
    Interaction Studies. 2013 Jan;14(1):7-23.
    DOI: 10.1075/is.14.1.02tem
  • The hand-on gesture in gorillas
    Luef EM, Liebal K
    Interaction Studies. 2013 Jan;14(1):44-61.
    DOI: 10.1075/is.14.1.04lue
  • The face of the orangutan: developing an adapted facial action coding system
    Caeiro C, Waller B, Zimmermann E, Burrows A, Davila-Ross M
    Folia Primatologica. 2012;82(6):399-400.
  • Gibbons (Hylobates pileatus, H. moloch, H. lar, Symphalangus syndactylus) follow human gaze, but do not take the visual perspective of others
    Liebal K, Kaminski J
    Animal Cognition. 2012 Nov;15(6):1211-1216.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10071-012-0543-5
  • Orang-utans rely on orientation cues and egocentric rules when judging others' perspectives in a competitive food task
    Gretscher H, Haun DBM, Liebal K, Kaminski J
    Animal behaviour. 2012 Aug;84(2):323-331.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2012.04.021
  • GibbonFACS: a muscle-based facial movement coding system for hylobatids
    Waller BM, Lembeck M, Kuchenbuch P, Burrows AM, Liebal K
    International Journal of Primatology. 2012 Aug;33(4):809-821.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10764-012-9611-6
  • Infant‐directed communication in lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla): Do older animals scaffold communicative competence in infants?
    Luef E, Liebal K
    American Journal of Primatology. 2012 May;74(9):841-852.
    DOI: 10.1002/ajp.22039
  • Onset and early use of gestural communication in nonhuman great apes
    Schneider C, Liebal K
    American Journal of Primatology. 2012 Feb;74(2):102-113.
    DOI: 10.1002/ajp.21011
  • What role do mothers play in the gestural acquisition of bonobos (Pan paniscus) and chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)?
    Schneider C, Call J, Liebal K
    International Journal of Primatology. 2012 Feb;33(1):246-262.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10764-011-9570-3
  • The origins of non-human primates' manual gestures
    Liebal K, Call J
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 2012 Jan;367(1585):118-128.
    DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2011.0044
  • The importance of comparative psychology for developmental science
    Liebal K, Haun D
    International Journal of Developmental Science. 2012 Jan;6(1-2):21-23.
    DOI: 10.3233/dev-2012-11088
  • Focus on the essential: all great apes know when others are being attentive
    Tempelmann S, Kaminski J, Liebal K
    Animal Cognition. 2011 May;14(3):433-439.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10071-011-0378-5
  • The language void: the need for multimodality in primate communication research
    Slocombe KE, Waller BM, Liebal K
    Animal Behaviour. 2011 May,81(5):919-924.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2011.02.002
  • Evolution of the muscles of facial expression in a monogamous ape: evaluating the relative influences of ecological and phylogenetic factors in hylobatids
    Burrows AM, Diogo R, Waller MB, Bonar CJ, Liebal K
    The Anatomical Record: Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology. 2011 Mar;294(4):645-663.
    DOI: 10.1002/ar.21355
  • Socialization goals and parental directives in infancy: The theory and the practice
    Liebal K, Reddy V, Hicks K, Jonnalagadda S, Chintalapuri B
    Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology. 2011 Jan;10(1):113-131.
    DOI: 10.1891/1945-8959.10.1.113
  • Do bonobos say NO by shaking their head?
    Schneider C, Call J, Liebal K
    Primates. 2010 Apr;51(3):199-202.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10329-010-0198-2
  • Primate vocalization, gesture, and the evolution of human language
    Arbib MA, Liebal K, Pika S
    Current Anthropology. 2008 Dec;49(6):1053-1076.
    DOI: 10.1086/593015
  • Gestural communication of orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus)
    Liebal K, Pika S, Tomasello M
    Gesture. 2006;6(1):1-38.
    DOI: 10.1075/gest.6.1.02lie
  • Gestural communication of apes
    Pika S, Liebal K, Call J, Tomasello M
    Gesture. 2005 Jan;5(1-2):41-56.
    DOI: 10.1075/gest.5.1.05pik
  • Gestural communication in subadult bonobos (Pan paniscus): repertoire and use
    Pika S, Liebal K, Tomasello M
    American Journal of Primatology. 2005 Jan;65(1):39-61.
    DOI: 10.1002/ajp.20096
  • Use of gesture sequences in chimpanzees
    Liebal K, Call J, Tomasello M
    American Journal of Primatology: Official Journal of the American Society of Primatologists. 2004 Dec;64(4):377-396.
    DOI: 10.1002/ajp.20087
  • Social communication in siamangs (Symphalangus syndactylus): use of gestures and facial expressions
    Liebal K, Pika S, Tomasello M
    Primates. 2004 Jan;45(1):41-57.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10329-003-0063-7
  • To move or not to move: how apes adjust to the attentional state of others
    Liebal K, Pika S, Call J, Tomasello M
    Interaction Studies. 2004 Jan;5(2):199-219.
    DOI: 10.1075/is.5.2.03lie
  • Gestural communication in young gorillas (Gorilla gorilla): Gestural repertoire, learning, and use
    Pika S, Liebal K, Tomasello M
    American Journal of Primatology: Official Journal of the American Society of Primatologists. 2003 Jul;60(3):95-111.
    DOI: 10.1002/ajp.10097

Books and Book chapters

  • Animal Sentience, Emotions and HAI
    Bremhorst A, Caeiro C, Karl S, Zamasnky A
    Chapter in The Handbook on Human-Animal Interactions, Interventions and Anthrozoology.
    Oxon, Taylor & Francis. (in press)
  • Facial expressions in primates - Objective measurement and applications to welfare
    Caeiro C
    Chapter in Primatology Encyclopaedia.
    Tokyo: Maruzen Publishing Corporation. (in press)
  • A roadmap for technological innovation in multimodal communication research
    Gregori A, Amici F, Brilmayer I, Ćwiek A, Fritzsche L, Fuchs S, Henlein A, Herbort O, Kügler F, Lemanski J, Liebal K, Lücking A, Mehler A, Nguyen KT, Pouw W, Prieto P, Rohrer PL, Sánchez-Ramón PG, Schulte-Rüther M, Schumacher PB, Schweinberger SR, Struckmeier V, Trettenbrein PC, von Eiff CI
    In:  Duffy VG: Digital Human Modeling and Applications in Health, Safety, Ergonomics and Risk Management
    International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Springer Nature, Schweiz. 2023 Jul,402-438. LNCS 14029. Springer.
  • Primate communication
    Liebal K
    In: Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior.
    Springer International Publishing. 2022 May;5539-5548.
  • Collaboration and open science initiatives in primate research
    Primates M, Altschul D, Bohn M, Canteloup C, Ebel SJ, Hernandez-Aguilar R, Joly M, Keupp S, Miquel L, Petkov CI, Proctor D, Rodrigo AM, Sutherland K, Szabelska A, Taylor DJ, Völter CJ, Wiggenhauser NG
    In: Primate Cognitive Studies.
    Cambridge University Press. 2021;584-608.
  • Paedomorphic facial expressions give dogs a selective advantage
    Waller B, Peirce K, Caeiro C, Scheider L, Burrows A, McCune S, Kaminski J
    In: Rosenberg E, Ekman P (Eds): What the Face Reveals, Basic and Applied Studies of Spontaneous Expressions using FACS. (3rd edition)
    New York: Oxford University Press. 2020.

  • Sprachevolution und Emotion. Ein artvergleichender Ansatz
    Liebal K

    In: Kappelhoff H, Bakels J-H, Lehmann H, Schmitt C: Emotionen - Ein interdisziplinäres Handbuch
    J.B. Metzler. 2019;253-261.
  • Emotionen im Feld: Gespräche zur Ethnografie, Primatografie und Reiseliteratur
    Liebal K, Lubrich O, Stodulka T
    Transcript Verlag, Bielefeld. 2019.
  • Affektfragen
    Liebal K, Lubrich O, Stodulka T
    In: Liebal K, Lubrich O, Stodulka T: Emotionen im Feld: Gespräche zur Ethnografie, Primatografie und Reiseliteratur
    Transcript Verlag, Bielefeld. 2019;7-28.
    DOI: 10.14361/9783839445488-001
  • Times change, values change: Criteria for attributing language in species comparative research
    Ullrich R, Liebal K
    In: Luef EM, Marin MM: The talking species: Perspectives on the evolutionary, neuronal, and cultural foundations of language.
    Uni-Press Graz. 2018;57-77.
  • Affekte im Feld–Ein blinder Fleck der Forschung?
    Lubrich O, Stodulka T, Liebal K
    In: Hartung G, Herrgen M: Interdisziplinäre Anthropologie. Jahresbuch 5/2014: Lebensspanne 2.0
    Springer Fachmedien, Wiesbaden. 2018;179-197.
  • Causes and Consequences of Varying Care
    Hawkes K, Chisholm JS, Fairbanks LA, Johow J, Kalcher-Sommersguter E, Liebal K, Myowa M, Sommer V, Thierry B, Finlay BL
    In: Keller H, Bard KA: The cultural nature of attachment: Contextualizing relationships and development
    MIT Press. 2017 Oct;69-108.
  • Gestural Communication
    Liebal K

    In: Fuentes A: The International Encyclopedia of Primatology.
    Wiley-Blackwell. 2017 Apr.
    DOI: 10.1002/9781119179313.wbprim0334
  • Percepção visual de informação facial entre humanos e cães
    Caeiro C, Guo K
    In: Cognição e comportamento de cães.
    Edicon. 2017.
  • Decorated objects and symmetric patterns: Species differences in gazing patterns and cultural differences in aesthetic preferences-eye-tracking with orang-utans and two human cultural grou
    Mühlenbeck C, Pritsch C, Liebal K, Jacobsen T
    In: Goschke T, Bolte A, Kirschbaum C: TeaP 2017: abstracts of the 59th Conference of Experimental Psychologists: Dresden, Germany, March 26-29, 2017
    Pabst Science Publishers. 2017;45.
  • Communication and cognition of small apes
    Liebal K

    In: Reichard UH, Hirai H, Barelli C: Evolution of gibbons and siamang: phylogeny, morphology, and cognition.
    Springer, New York. 2016 Aug;313-347.
    DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-5614-2_14
  • Emotionale Kommunikation nichtmenschlicher Primaten: Eine artvergleichende Perspektive
    Liebal K

    In: Gebauer G, Edler M: Sprachen der Emotion: Kultur, Kunst, Gesellschaft.
    Campus Verlag, Frankfurt. 2014 Apr;81-100.
  • Requests’ and ‘offers’ in orangutans and human infants
    Rossano F, Liebal K
    In: Drew P, Couper-Kuhlen E: Requesting in social interaction.
    John Benjamins Publishing Campany. 2014;335-364.
  • 153. The psychology of gestures and gesture-like movements in non-human primates
    Liebal K

    In: Müller C, Cienki A, Fricke E, Ladewig S, McNeill D, Tessendorf S: Body - Language - Communication.
    De Gruyter Mouton, Berlin. 2014;Volume 2:1955-1962.
    DOI: 10.1515/9783110302028.1955
  • Primate Communication: a multimodal approach
    Liebal K, Waller BM, Burrows AM, Slocombe KE
    In: Liebal K, Waller BM, Burrows AM, Slocombe KE: Primate Communication: a multimodal approach
    Cambridge Universtity Press. 2013 Nov;1-308.
  • Ein neurofunktionales Modell von Emotionen
    Koelsch S, Jacobs AM, Menninghaus W, Liebal K, Klann-Delius G, von Scheve C, Gebauer G
    In: Schröger E, Koelsch S: Enzyklopädie der Psychologie, Themenbereich C Theorie und Forschung, Serie II Kognition, Bd V. Affektive und kognitive Neurowissenschaft
    Hogrefe, Göttingen. 2013;307-342.
  • Culture and evolution
    Cross I, Fitch T, Aboitiz F, Iriki A, Jarvis E, Lewis J, Liebal K, Merker B, Stout D, Trehub S
    In: Arbib MA: Language, Music, and the Brain: A Mysterious Relationship
    MIT Press. 2013;541-562.
  • Introduction: Developments in primate gesture research
    Pika S, Liebal K
    In: Pika S, Liebal K: Developments in Primate Gesture Research
    John Benjamins Publishing Company. 2012 Jun;6:1-12.
    DOI: doi.org/10.1075/gs.6
  • Spontaneous use of gesture sequences in orangutans: A case for strategy?
    Tempelmann S, Liebal K
    In: Pika S, Liebal K: Developments in Primate Gesture Research
    John Benjamins Publishing Company. 2012 Jun;6:73-92.
  • Handedness for manual gestures in great apes
    Hopkins WD, Pika S, Liebal K, Bania A, Meguerditchian A, Gardner M, Schapiro SJ
    In: Pika S, Liebal K: Developments in Primate Gesture Research
    John Benjamins Publishing Company. 2012 Jun;6:93-111.
  • Gestures in orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus)
    Liebal K
    In: Liebal K: The Gestural Communication of Apes and Monkeys. (1st ed.)
    Psychology Press. 2007;69-98.
  • Gestures in Siamangs (Symphalangus syndactylus)
    Liebal K

    In: Liebal K: The Gestural Communication of Apes and Monkeys. (1st ed.)
    Psychology Press. 2007;131-158.
  • Gestural communication in orangutans
    Liebal K
    In: Liebal K: The Gestural Communication of Apes and Monkeys. (1st ed.)
    Psychology Press. 2007.
  • The gestural communication of apes
    Pika S, Liebal K, Call J, Tomasello M
    In: Liebal K, Müller C, Pika S: Gestural communication in nonhuman and human primates
    John Benjamins Publishing. 2007.
  • Differences and similarties between the natural gestural communication of the great apes and human children
    Pika S, Liebal K
    In: Cangelosi A, Smith ADM, Smith K: The evolution of language

    Proceedings of the 6th International Conference (EVOLANG6), Rome, Italy. 2006 Apr;267-274.
    DOI:  10.1142/9789812774262_0034

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