Roman M Wittig

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Affiliation: University of St Andrews
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc 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 Social support reduces stress hormone levels in wild chimpanzees across stressful events and everyday affiliations
    Roman M Wittig
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Primatology, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Nat Commun 7:13361. 2016
  5. 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
  6. pmc Single aggressive interactions increase urinary glucocorticoid levels in wild male chimpanzees
    Roman M Wittig
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Primatology, Leipzig, Germany University of St Andrews, School of Psychology and Neurobiology, St Andrews, United Kingdom Budongo Conservation Field Station, Masindi, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 10:e0118695. 2015
  7. 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
  8. pmc Passive acoustic monitoring reveals group ranging and territory use: a case study of wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
    Ammie K Kalan
    Department of Primatology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Front Zool 13:34. 2016
  9. pmc Oxytocin reactivity during intergroup conflict in wild chimpanzees
    Liran Samuni
    Department of Primatology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A . 2016
  10. doi request reprint An intentional vocalization draws others' attention: a playback experiment with wild chimpanzees
    Catherine Crockford
    Department of Primatology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103, Leipzig, Germany
    Anim Cogn 18:581-91. 2015

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Publications13

  1. pmc 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
    ....
  4. pmc Social support reduces stress hormone levels in wild chimpanzees across stressful events and everyday affiliations
    Roman M Wittig
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Primatology, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Nat Commun 7:13361. 2016
    ..Regular social support with bond partners could lead to better health through daily 'micro-management' of the HPA axis, a finding with potential medical implications for humans...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Single aggressive interactions increase urinary glucocorticoid levels in wild male chimpanzees
    Roman M Wittig
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Primatology, Leipzig, Germany University of St Andrews, School of Psychology and Neurobiology, St Andrews, United Kingdom Budongo Conservation Field Station, Masindi, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 10:e0118695. 2015
    ..Our findings are relevant for studies of post-conflict interactions, since we provide evidence that both aggressors and victims experience a stress response to conflict. ..
  7. 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. ..
  8. pmc Passive acoustic monitoring reveals group ranging and territory use: a case study of wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
    Ammie K Kalan
    Department of Primatology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Front Zool 13:34. 2016
    ....
  9. pmc Oxytocin reactivity during intergroup conflict in wild chimpanzees
    Liran Samuni
    Department of Primatology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A . 2016
    ....
  10. doi request reprint An intentional vocalization draws others' attention: a playback experiment with wild chimpanzees
    Catherine Crockford
    Department of Primatology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103, Leipzig, Germany
    Anim Cogn 18:581-91. 2015
    ..In sum, chimpanzee 'alert hoos' represent a plausible case of an intentionally produced animal vocalization (other studies) that refers recipients to signalers and/or to an external event (this study)...
  11. pmc Assessing Host-Virus Codivergence for Close Relatives of Merkel Cell Polyomavirus Infecting African Great Apes
    Nadège F Madinda
    Epidemiology of Highly Pathogenic Microorganisms, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany Department of Primatology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany Institut de Recherches en Ecologie Tropicale, Libreville, Gabon
    J Virol 90:8531-41. 2016
    ..More generally, our results add to the growing body of evidence suggesting an ancient and stable association of PyV and their animal hosts...
  12. pmc 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. ..
  13. 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
    ....