publications

Smith L.W. & Delgado R.A. 2015. Body language: The interplay between positional behavior and gestural signaling in the genus Pan and its implications for language evolution. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 157: 592-602.

Smith L.W. & Delgado R.A. 2013. Considering the role of social dynamics and positional behavior in language evolution. American Journal of Primatology 75: 891-903.

Smith L.W., Link A., & Cords M. 2008. Cheek pouch use, predation risk and feeding competition in blue monkeys (Cercopithecus mitis stuhlmanni). American Journal of Physical Anthropology 137: 334-341.

 

presentations

Smith L.W. & Delgado, R.A. 2015. How do social dynamics influence gestural communication in PanAmerican Journal of Physical Anthropology S60: 291 [Abstract].

Smith L.W. & Delgado, R.A. 2014. New perspectives on gesture research: The role of social dynamics and positional behavior. International Journal of Primatology [XXV Congress of the International Primatological Society, Hanoi, Vietnam].

Smith L.W. 2012. How does social structure influence gestural signaling in two groups of bonobos (Pan paniscus)? International Journal of Primatology [XXIV Congress of the International Primatological Society, Cancun, Mexico].

Smith L.W. 2012. The relationship between gestural signaling and positional behavior in chimpanzees and bonobos. American Journal of Physical Anthropology S54: 273 [Abstract].

Smith L.W. 2011. The influence of social dynamics on gestural communication in two groups of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). American Journal of Physical Anthropology S52: 277-278.

Smith L.W. 2009. A comparison of gestural communication in zoo-living chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). American Journal of Primatology S171: 53.

Smith L.W. 2009. Locomotor profiles of western lowland gorillas: Implications for exhibit design and enrichment [Annual

conference of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Portland, Oregon].

Smith L.W. 2007. Gestural communication in captive gorillas (Gorilla gorilla) at the Bronx Zoo, New York. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. S44: 122.