Roman M Wittig

Summary

Affiliation: University of St Andrews
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Focused grooming networks and stress alleviation in wild female baboons
    Roman M Wittig
    Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Horm Behav 54:170-7. 2008
  2. pmc Receiving post-conflict affiliation from the enemy's friend reconciles former opponents
    Roman M Wittig
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e13995. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Social stressors and coping mechanisms in wild female baboons (Papio hamadryas ursinus)
    Catherine Crockford
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Horm Behav 53:254-65. 2008
  4. pmc Kin-mediated reconciliation substitutes for direct reconciliation in female baboons
    Roman M Wittig
    Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6018, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1109-15. 2007
  5. pmc Triadic social interactions operate across time: a field experiment with wild chimpanzees
    Roman M Wittig
    School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, UK, Department of Primatology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany, Budongo Conservation Field Station, Masindi, Uganda, Department of Anthropology, Boston University, Boston, USA, Cognitive Science Centre, University of Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 281:20133155. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint The ecology of primate retroviruses - an assessment of 12 years of retroviral studies in the Taï national park area, Côte d׳Ivoire
    Jan F Gogarten
    Research group Epidemiology of Highly Pathogenic Microorganisms RKI, Berlin, Germany Primatology department, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Virology 460:147-53. 2014
  7. pmc Food sharing is linked to urinary oxytocin levels and bonding in related and unrelated wild chimpanzees
    Roman M Wittig
    School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, UK, Department of Primatology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany, Budongo Conservation Field Station BCFS, Masindi, Uganda, Department of Anthropology, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA, Wisconsin National Primate Research Center, Madison, WI, USA, Cognitive Science Centre, University of Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 281:20133096. 2014

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Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Focused grooming networks and stress alleviation in wild female baboons
    Roman M Wittig
    Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Horm Behav 54:170-7. 2008
    ..We conclude that close bonds with a few preferred partners allow female baboons to alleviate the stress associated with social instability...
  2. pmc Receiving post-conflict affiliation from the enemy's friend reconciles former opponents
    Roman M Wittig
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e13995. 2010
    ..This presents a mechanism through which chimpanzees may gain benefits from social knowledge...
  3. ncbi request reprint Social stressors and coping mechanisms in wild female baboons (Papio hamadryas ursinus)
    Catherine Crockford
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Horm Behav 53:254-65. 2008
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  4. pmc Kin-mediated reconciliation substitutes for direct reconciliation in female baboons
    Roman M Wittig
    Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6018, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1109-15. 2007
    ..In contrast, subjects' behaviour towards both control females and other members of their aggressor's matriline was unaffected. We conclude that kin-mediated vocal reconciliation can substitute for direct reconciliation in baboons...
  5. pmc Triadic social interactions operate across time: a field experiment with wild chimpanzees
    Roman M Wittig
    School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, UK, Department of Primatology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany, Budongo Conservation Field Station, Masindi, Uganda, Department of Anthropology, Boston University, Boston, USA, Cognitive Science Centre, University of Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 281:20133155. 2014
    ..This ability is crucial for connecting triadic social interactions across time, a requirement for predicting aggressive support even after a time delay. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint The ecology of primate retroviruses - an assessment of 12 years of retroviral studies in the Taï national park area, Côte d׳Ivoire
    Jan F Gogarten
    Research group Epidemiology of Highly Pathogenic Microorganisms RKI, Berlin, Germany Primatology department, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Virology 460:147-53. 2014
    ..Finally we discuss how retroviruses ecology and evolution may change in a shifting environment and identify avenues for future research. ..
  7. pmc Food sharing is linked to urinary oxytocin levels and bonding in related and unrelated wild chimpanzees
    Roman M Wittig
    School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, UK, Department of Primatology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany, Budongo Conservation Field Station BCFS, Masindi, Uganda, Department of Anthropology, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA, Wisconsin National Primate Research Center, Madison, WI, USA, Cognitive Science Centre, University of Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 281:20133096. 2014
    ....