- Rapid facial mimicry in orangutan playMarina Davila Ross
Centre for the Study of Emotion, Department of Psychology, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 2DY, UK
Biol Lett 4:27-30. 2008..This finding suggests that fundamental building blocks of positive emotional contagion and empathy that link to rapid involuntary facial mimicry in humans have homologues in non-human primates...
- Reconstructing the evolution of laughter in great apes and humansMarina Davila Ross
Centre for the Study of Emotion, Psychology Department, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, UK Institute of Zoology, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Hannover 30559, Germany
Curr Biol 19:1106-11. 2009..Findings also show that distinctively human laughter characteristics such as predominantly regular, stable voicing and consistently egressive airflow are nonetheless traceable to characteristics of shared ancestors with great apes...
- Aping expressions? Chimpanzees produce distinct laugh types when responding to laughter of othersMarina Davila-Ross
Centre for Comparative and Evolutionary Psychology, Department of Psychology, King Henry Building, University of Portsmouth, PO1 2DY, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Emotion 11:1013-20. 2011..Notably, some chimpanzee groups of this study responded more with laughter than others, an outcome that provides empirical support of a socialization of expressions in great apes similar to that of humans...