Alexandra G Rosati

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessing the psychological health of captive and wild apes: a response to Ferdowsian et al. (2011)
    Alexandra G Rosati
    Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Comp Psychol 127:329-36. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Chimpanzees and bonobos exhibit divergent spatial memory development
    Alexandra G Rosati
    Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Dev Sci 15:840-53. 2012
  3. pmc Chimpanzees and bonobos distinguish between risk and ambiguity
    Alexandra G Rosati
    Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Biol Lett 7:15-8. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint The evolutionary origins of human patience: temporal preferences in chimpanzees, bonobos, and human adults
    Alexandra G Rosati
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig D 04103, Germany
    Curr Biol 17:1663-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Looking past the model species: diversity in gaze-following skills across primates
    Alexandra G Rosati
    Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 19:45-51. 2009
  6. pmc Chimpanzees and bonobos exhibit emotional responses to decision outcomes
    Alexandra G Rosati
    Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e63058. 2013
  7. pmc A fruit in the hand or two in the bush? Divergent risk preferences in chimpanzees and bonobos
    Sarah R Heilbronner
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Biol Lett 4:246-9. 2008
  8. pmc Use of "entertainment" chimpanzees in commercials distorts public perception regarding their conservation status
    Kara K Schroepfer
    Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e26048. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint How does cognition evolve? Phylogenetic comparative psychology
    Evan L Maclean
    Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke University, Box 90383, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Anim Cogn 15:223-38. 2012
  10. pmc Resolving response, decision, and strategic control: evidence for a functional topography in dorsomedial prefrontal cortex
    Vinod Venkatraman
    Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 29:13158-64. 2009

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessing the psychological health of captive and wild apes: a response to Ferdowsian et al. (2011)
    Alexandra G Rosati
    Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Comp Psychol 127:329-36. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Chimpanzees and bonobos exhibit divergent spatial memory development
    Alexandra G Rosati
    Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Dev Sci 15:840-53. 2012
    ..Moreover, changes in the spatial domain can emerge during nonhuman ape ontogeny, much like some changes seen in human children...
  3. pmc Chimpanzees and bonobos distinguish between risk and ambiguity
    Alexandra G Rosati
    Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Biol Lett 7:15-8. 2011
    ..Both species avoided the ambiguous option compared with their choices for a risky option, indicating that ambiguity aversion is shared by humans, bonobos and chimpanzees...
  4. ncbi request reprint The evolutionary origins of human patience: temporal preferences in chimpanzees, bonobos, and human adults
    Alexandra G Rosati
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig D 04103, Germany
    Curr Biol 17:1663-8. 2007
    ..Moreover, the different levels of patience that humans exhibit might be driven by fundamental differences in the mechanisms representing biological versus abstract rewards...
  5. ncbi request reprint Looking past the model species: diversity in gaze-following skills across primates
    Alexandra G Rosati
    Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 19:45-51. 2009
    ..The ultimate challenge of such analyses will therefore be to understand why such different cognitive mechanisms have evolved across species...
  6. pmc Chimpanzees and bonobos exhibit emotional responses to decision outcomes
    Alexandra G Rosati
    Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e63058. 2013
    ..We explore the hypothesis that affective and motivational biases may underlie the psychological mechanisms supporting value-based preferences in these species...
  7. pmc A fruit in the hand or two in the bush? Divergent risk preferences in chimpanzees and bonobos
    Sarah R Heilbronner
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Biol Lett 4:246-9. 2008
    ..These results provide a relatively rare example of risk-prone behaviour in the context of gains and show how ecological pressures can sculpt economic decision making...
  8. pmc Use of "entertainment" chimpanzees in commercials distorts public perception regarding their conservation status
    Kara K Schroepfer
    Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e26048. 2011
    ..These results firmly support the hypothesis that use of entertainment chimpanzees in the popular media negatively distorts the public's perception and hinders chimpanzee conservation efforts...
  9. ncbi request reprint How does cognition evolve? Phylogenetic comparative psychology
    Evan L Maclean
    Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke University, Box 90383, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Anim Cogn 15:223-38. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Resolving response, decision, and strategic control: evidence for a functional topography in dorsomedial prefrontal cortex
    Vinod Venkatraman
    Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 29:13158-64. 2009
    ..These results provide new insight into the functional organization of DMPFC and suggest how recent controversies about its role in complex decision making and response mapping can be reconciled...
  11. ncbi request reprint Will travel for food: spatial discounting in two new world monkeys
    Jeffrey R Stevens
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Curr Biol 15:1855-60. 2005
    ..These results show that discounting functions are context specific, shaped by a history of ecological pressures...