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Elisabetta Palagi

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Publications


Journal articles

   2014
Leone A., Ferrari P., Palagi E. Different yawns, different functions? Testing social hypotheses on spontaneous yawning in Theropithecus gelada. In: Scientific Reports, vol. 4 pp. 1 - 9. Nature Publishing Group, 2014.  image   image
Palagi E., Norscia I., Demuru E. Yawn contagion in humans and bonobos: emotional affinity matters more than species. In: PeerJ, vol. 2 p. e519. Peer J, 2014.  image   image

   2013
Cordoni G., Palagi E. Smiling and Primate Play Faces: Origins and Functions. In: Human Evolution, vol. 28 (1/2) pp. 79 - 89. Pontecorboli, 2013.  image
Mancini G., Ferrari P., Palagi E. In Play We Trust. Rapid Facial Mimicry Predicts the Duration of Playful Interactions in Geladas. In: PLoS One, vol. 8 (6) pp. 1 - 6. plos one, 2013.  image
Palagi E., Norscia I. Bonobos Protect and Console Friends and Kin. In: PLoS One, vol. 8 (11) p. e79290. plos, 2013.  image   image

   2012
Addessi E., Borgi M., Palagi E. Is Primatology an equal-opportunity discipline? Plos One. PLoS ONE 7(1): e30458. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0030458. In: PLoS One, vol. 7(1) p. e30458. Plos, 2012.  image
Palagi E., Demuru E. In Bonobos Yawn Contagion Is Higher among Kin and Friends. In: PLoS One, vol. 7 p. e49613. plos, 2012.  image   image
Palagi E., Sclafani V., Norscia I., Antonacci D. Scratching around mating: factors affecting anxiety in wild Lemur catta. In: Primates, vol. 53 pp. 247 - 254. Springer, 2012.  image   image
Palagi E., Antonacci D., Norscia I., Dall'Olio S. Sexual Signalling in Propithecus verreauxi: Male ''Chest Badge'' and Female Mate Choice. In: PLoS One, vol. 7 p. e37332. Plos, 2012.  image   image
Palagi E., Stanyon R., Dall'Olio S., Ciani F. Social tolerance and adult play in macaque societies: a comparison with different human cultures. In: Animal Behaviour, vol. 84 pp. 1313 - 1322. Elsevier, 2012.  image   image

   2011
Coppola F., Demuru E., Palagi E. Birth in bonobos (Pan paniscus): a case report. In: Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, Serie B, vol. 118 pp. 111 - 116. Grafiche Pacini Editore, 2011.  image   image
Cordoni G., Palagi E. Ontogenetic trajectories of chimpazee social play: similarities with humans. In: PLoS One, vol. 6 (11) p. .. , 2011.  image   image
Demuru E., Coppola F., Dall'Olio S., Bigoni F., Palagi E. Nato con la camicia. Nascita, placentofagia e socialità in una delle specie più vicine all'uomo: il bonobo. In: Archivio per l'Antropologia e L'Etnologia, vol. 141 pp. 67 - 76. Società italiana per l'antropologia e l'etnologia, 2011.  image
Norscia I., Palagi E. Do wild brown lemurs reconcile? Not always. In: JOURNAL OF ETHOLOGY, vol. 29 pp. 181 - 185. 2011.
Norscia I., Palagi E. Fragment quality and distribution of the arboreal primate Propothecus verreauxi in the spiny forest of South Madagascar. In: JOURNAL OF TROPICAL ECOLOGY, vol. 27 pp. 103 - 106. 2011.
Norscia I., Lambotsimihampy J., Palagi E. Verreaux's sifaka fur condition in the spiny forest of southern Androy. In: Lemur news, vol. 15 2011.
Norscia I., Palagi E. When play is a family business: adult play, hierarchy, and possible stress reduction in common marmosets. In: PRIMATES, vol. 52 pp. 101 - 104. 2011.  image
Palagi E., Mancini G. Play and primates: social, communicative, and cognitive aspects of one of the most puzzling behaviour. In: Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, Serie B, vol. 118 pp. 121 - 128. Grafiche Pacini Editore, 2011.  image   image
Palagi E., Mancini G. Playing with the face: playful facial chattering and its modulation in a monkey species. In: JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE PSYCHOLOGY, vol. 125 pp. 11 - 21. 2011.
Palagi E., Norscia I. Scratching around stress: hierarchy and reconciliation make the difference in prosimians. In: STRESS-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON THE BIOLOGY OF STRESS, vol. 14 pp. 93 - 97. 2011.

   2010
Antonacci D., Norscia I., Palagi E. Stranger to familiar: wild strepsirhines manage xenophobia by playing. In: PLOS ONE, vol. 5 pp. e13218 - e13218. 2010.
Leone A., Mignini M., Mancini G., Palagi E. Aggression does not increase friendly contacts among bystanders in geladas (Theropithecus gelada). In: PRIMATES, vol. 51 pp. 299 - 305. 2010.

Contribution to Book/Monograph

   2012
Cordoni G., Palagi E. Play and post-conflict mechanisms in wolves: a comparison with human and non-human primates. In: Wolves: Biology, Behavior and Conservation. A. P. Maia, H. F. Crussi (eds.). (Animal Science, Issues and Professions). Hauppauge NY: Nova Science Publishers, 2012.  image

   2011
Palagi E. Playing at every age: modalities and potential functions in non-human primates. In: The Oxford Hanbook of the Development of Play. pp. 70 - 82. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.  image

Abstracts

   2013
Demuru E., Ferrari P. F., Palagi E. Communicating the Motivation to Play: Gesture anf Facial Expressions in Bonobos. In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, vol. 84 p. 267. Karger, 2013.  image
Demuru E., Ferrari P. F., Palagi E. Physiology and Sociality of Birth in Bonobos: a Comparative Perspective. In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, vol. 84 pp. 267 - 268. Karger, 2013.  image
Palagi E. The caring ape: evidence for empathy in bonobos. In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, vol. 84 pp. 308 - 309. Karger, 2013.  image
Pallante V., Ferrari P. F., Palagi E. Not only a human affair: embracing behaviour in geladas. In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, vol. 84 pp. 309 - 309. Karger, 2013.  image

   2012
Antonacci D., Norscia I., Palagi E. Stress and play fluctuation in wild Lemur catta. In: 20th Meeting of the Italian Primatological Association, 2011 (Bussolengo, 10-13 Aprile 2011). Abstract, p. 248. (Folia Primatologica). Karger, 2012.  image
Demuru E., Palagi E. Contagious yawning in bonobos: evidence for the empathy and syncronization hypotheses. In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, 2012.  image
Murianni V., Ferrari P., Palagi E. Embracing behavior: distribution, incidence and potential adaptive role in a captive group of Theropithecus gelada. In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, 2012.  image
Palagi E., Norscia I. Consolation in bonobos: a possible empathetic tactic in conflict management. In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, 2012.  image

   2011
Antonacci D., Norscia I., Palagi E. Stress and play in wild Lemur catta. In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, 2011.  image
Cordoni G., Palagi E. Following the ontogenetic pathways of play in great apes and humans. In: XIX Congresso dell'Associazione Antropologica Italiana, 2011 (Torino, 21-24 2011). Abstract, p. 201. 2011.  image
Cordoni G., Palagi E. Immature Chimpanzees and Children: a Comparison of Play Developmental Pathways. In: 20th Meeting of the Italian Primatological Association, 2011 (Bussolengo, 10-13 Aprile 2011). Abstract, vol. 82 pp. 251 - 251. (Folia Primatologica). Karger, 2011.  image
Cordoni G., Palagi E. Immature chimpanzees and children: a comparison of play development pathways. In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, 2011.  image
Demuru E., Palagi E. Contagious yawning in bonobos: evidence for the empathy and synchronization hypotheses. In: 20th Meeting of the Italian Primatological Association, 2011 (Bussolengo, 10-13 Aprile 2011). Abstract, pp. 251 - 252. (Folia Primatologica). Karger, 2011.  image
Leone A., Ferrari P., Palagi E. Triadic post-conflict affiliation in geladas (Theropithecus gelada). In: XIX Congresso dell'Associazione Antropologica Italiana 2011 (Torino, 21-24 Settembre 2011). Abstract, pp. 213 - 214. 2011.  image
Mancini A., Palagi E. Mirroring others: rapid facial mimicry in a playful monkey species (Theropithecus gelada). In: XIX Congresso dell'Associazione Antropologica Italiana (Torino, 24 Settembre 2011). Abstract, pp. 202 - 203. 2011.  image
Mancini A., Palagi E. Yawning for empaty? New evidence for Homo sapiens, compared with other apes. In: Congresso dell'Associazione Antropologica Italiana 2011 (Torino, 21-24 Settembre 2011). Abstract, pp. 214 - 215. 2011.  image
Norscia I., Antonacci D., Palagi E. Context and behaviour dependent hierarchy in wild Lemur catta and Propithecus verreauxi (Berenty, South Madagascar). In: 34th Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists, 2011 (Austin, Texas, 16-19 September 2011). Abstract, 2011.  image
Norscia I., Palagi E. Dominance relationships in lemurs: more than just female dominance and hierarchy linearity. In: 20th Meeting of the Italian Primatological Association, 2011 (Bussolengo, 10–13 April 2011). Abstract, vol. 82 pp. 261 - 262. (Folia Primatologica). Karger, 2011.  image
Palagi E., Norscia I. Consolation in bonobos: a possible empathetic tactic in conflict management. In: 20th Meeting of the Italian Primatological Association, 2011 (Bussolengo, 10-13 Aprile 2011). Abstract, vol. 82 pp. 263 - 263. (Folia Primatologica). Karger, 2011.  image