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Publications


Books

the Handbook of Evolutionary Neuroscience, ed. Shepherd SV, Wiley-Blackwell, 2017.

Neuroethology of Social Attention in Primates. Shepherd SV. Dissertation, Duke University, 2008. [pdf]


Research Reports

"Functional networks for social communication in the macaque monkey." Shepherd SV, Freiwald WA. Neuron 99(2):413-20, 2018. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2018.06.027 [pdf] [supp] [pdf+supp] [commentary by Andreas Nieder] [video]

"Primate social attention: Species differences and effects of individual experience in humans, great apes, and macaques." Kano F, Shepherd SV, Hirata S, Call J. PLoS ONE 13(2): e0193283, 2018. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0193283 [pdf] [video]

"Reversible inactivation of pSTS suppresses social gaze following in the macaque (Macaca mulatta)." Roy A, Shepherd SV, Platt ML. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 2014. doi: 10.1093/scan/nss123 [pdf]

"Facial Muscle Coordination in Monkeys During Rhythmic Facial Expressions and Ingestive Movements." Shepherd SV, Lanzilotto M, Ghazanfar AA. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(18):6105-16, 2012. doi:10.1523/jneurosci.6136-11.2012 [pdf]

"Monkeys at the Movies: What Evolutionary Cinematics Tells Us about Film." Ghazanfar AA, Shepherd SV. Projections, 5(2):1-25, 2011. doi:10.3167/proj.2011.050202 [pdf]

"Eye-gaze and arrow cues influence elementary sound perception." Borjon J*, Shepherd SV*, Todorov A, Ghazanfar AA. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 278(1714):1997-2004, 2011. doi:10.1098/rspb.2010.2306 [pdf]

"Human-monkey gaze correlations reveal convergent and divergent patterns of movie viewing." Shepherd SV, Steckenfinger SA, Hasson U, Ghazanfar AA. Current Biology, 20(7):649-56, 2010. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2010.02.032 [pdf] [video]

"Mirroring of attention by neurons in macaque parietal cortex." Shepherd SV, Klein JT, Deaner RO, Platt ML. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 106(23):9489-94, 2009. doi:10.1073/pnas.0900419106 [pdf]

"Spontaneous social orienting and gaze-following in ringtailed lemurs (Lemur catta)." Shepherd SV, Platt ML. Animal Cognition 11(1):13-20, 2008. doi:10.1007/s10071-007-0083-6 [pdf] [videos]

"Familiarity accentuates gaze-cuing in women but not men." Deaner RO, Shepherd SV, Platt ML. Biology Letters 3:64-7, 2006. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2006.0564 [pdf]

"Social status gates social attention in monkeys." Shepherd SV, Deaner RO, Platt ML. Current Biology 16(4):R119-R120, 2006. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2006.02.013 [pdf]

"Noninvasive telemetric gaze tracking in freely-moving socially-housed prosimian primates." Shepherd SV, Platt ML. Methods 38(3):185-194, 2006. doi:10.1016/j.ymeth.2005.12.003 [pdf] [Skriatok scripts for Matlab]


Research Reviews

"Mécanismes neuronaux pour la communication chez les primates [Neural Mechanisms of Communication among Primates]." Sliwa J, Takahashi DY, Shepherd SV. Revue de Primatologie 9, 2018. doi:10.4000/primatologie.2950 [pdf]

"Following Gaze: Gaze-following behavior as a window into social cognition." Shepherd SV. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 4(5):1-13, 2010. doi:10.3389/fnint.2010.00005 [pdf]

"Social Attention and the Brain." Klein JT*, Shepherd SV*, Platt ML. Current Biology 19:R958-62, 2009. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2009.08.010 [pdf]


Book Chapters

"Neural Mechanisms of Communication." Sliwa J, Takahashi DY, Shepherd SV. In The Wiley Handbook of Evolutionary Neuroscience (ed. SV Shepherd), Wiley-Blackwell, 2017.

"Embodied Symbols: Pointing and Joint Attention." Cappuccio ML, Shepherd SV. In The Hand: An Organ of Mind (ed. Z Radman), MIT Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780262018845

"Sociality, Attention and the Mind"s Eyes." Shepherd SV, Cappuccio M. In Joint Attention: New Developments (ed. A Seemann), MIT Press, 2012. ISBN: 978-0262016827 [pdf]

"Emoción y conducta [Emotion and Behavior]." Lemus L, Shepherd SV. In Origin y Cambio, Universidad Iberoamericana, in press.

"Engaging neocortical networks with dynamic faces." Shepherd SV, Ghazanfar AA. In Dynamic Faces: Insights from Experiments and Computation (eds. M Giese, C Curio, H Bülthoff), MIT Press, 2010. ISBN: 978-0262014533 [pdf]

"Neuroethology of Attention." Shepherd SV, Platt ML. In Primate Neuroethology (eds. ML Platt & AA Ghazanfar), Oxford University Press, 2010. ISBN: 978-0195326598 [pdf]

"Neuroeconomics: Implications for understanding the neurobiology of addiction." Platt ML, Watson KK, Hayden BH, Shepherd SV, Klein JT. In Advances in the Neuroscience of Addiction (eds. CM Kuhn & GF Koob), CRC Press, 2010. ISBN: 978-084937391 [pdf]

"Neuroethology of Pleasure." Watson KK, Shepherd SV, Platt ML. In Pleasures of the Brain (eds. ML Kringelbach & KC Berridge), Oxford University Press, 2009. ISBN: 978-0195331028 [pdf]

"Neuroethology of Attention." Shepherd SV, Platt ML. In Cognitive Biology: Evolutionary and Developmental Perspectives on Mind, Brain and Behavior (eds. L Tommasi, M Peterson & L Nadel), MIT Press, 2009. ISBN: 978-0262012935 [pdf]


Commentaries & Book Reviews

"Missed connections: Integrating proximate and ultimate explanations in cognitive neuroscience. A review of Steven M. Platek, Julian P. Keenan, and Todd K. Shackelford (Eds.), Evolutionary Cognitive Neuroscience." Deaner RO, Shepherd SV. Evolutionary Psychology 5(3): 632-641, 2007. [pdf]


Abstracts

Kano F, Shepherd SV, Hirata S, Call J. "Contact-free sensors, such as an eye-tracker and a thermo-camera, are useful to examine cognition and emotion in great apes at zoos and sanctuaries." 27th International Primatological Society Congress, 2018.

Shepherd SV, Freiwald WA. "Neural Mechanisms of Communication via Facial Expression." 2016 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2016.

Shepherd SV, Freiwald WA. "Neural Mechanisms of Communication via Facial Expression." Society for Social Neuroscience, 2016.

Kano F, Shepherd SV, Hirata S, Call J. “Evolution of Social Attention: Predictable variation in movie viewing across macaques, great apes and humans.” International Congress of Psychology. Japan, 2016.

Shepherd SV, Freiwald WA. "Neural Mechanisms of Communication via Facial Expression." 2015 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2015.

Shepherd SV, Freiwald WA. "Perception and Production of Communication Signals in the Macaque." KAST/NAS Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium. Jeju, Korea, 2015.

Shepherd SV, Lanzilotto M, Ghazanfar AA. "Motor dynamics during monkey facial movement and expressive signaling." 2011 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2011.

Borjon JI, Shepherd SV, Jones W, Klin A, Ghazanfar AA. "The Influence of Perceived Gaze Cues on Elementary Sound Perception in Individuals with Autism." Abstract #9042, International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). INSAR., West Hartford, CT, 2011.

Shepherd SV, Ghazanfar AA. "Spontaneous facial expressions and electromyography of monkeys viewing dynamic conspecific expressions." Program No. 658.1, 2009 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2009.

Steckenfinger SA, Shepherd SV, Hasson U, Ghazanfar AA. "Inter-species and inter-subject scanpath correlations while viewing complex dynamic visual sequences." Program No. 876.1, 2009 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2009.

Shepherd SV, Klein JT, Deaner RO, Platt ML. "Activity in LIP "mirror neurons" reflects both deployed & observed attention." Program No. 418.12, 2008 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2008.

Shepherd SV, Deaner RO, Klein JT, Platt ML. "Latency of social-cued attention signals in macaque area LIP." Program No. 748.5, 2007 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2007.

Shepherd SV & Platt ML. "Orienting by Prosimian Primates in Naturalistic Conditions." American Society of Primatologists, Winston-Salem, NC, 2007.

Shepherd SV, Deaner RO, Klein JT, Platt ML. "Effect of observed gaze on orienting behavior and brain area LIP." Neural Systems of Social Behavior, Austin, TX, 2007.

Shepherd SV, Deaner RO, Klein JT, Platt ML. "Effect of observed gaze on orienting behavior and brain area LIP." Cognitive Neuroscience, New York, NY, 2007.

Shepherd SV & Platt ML. "Orienting by Prosimian Primates in Naturalistic Conditions." Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Philadelphia, PA, 2006.

Shepherd SV, Deaner RO, Platt ML. "Social status modulates gaze-following by rhesus macaques." Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Philadelphia, PA, 2006.

Shepherd SV, Deaner RO, Klein JT, Platt ML. "Time course of social gaze cue effects in macaque area LIP." Program No. 160.2, 2006 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2006.

Deaner RO, Shepherd SV, Ristic J, Platt ML. "Familiarity accentuates gaze-following in women but not men." Journal of Vision 6(6): 279a, 2006.

Shepherd SV, Deaner RO, Platt ML. "Social status modulates gaze-following in the rhesus macaque." Program No. 286.17, 2005 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2005.

Deaner RO, Shepherd SV, Platt ML. "Social context influences gaze-following and neuronal activity in macaque area LIP." Journal of Vision 5(8): 394a, 2005.

Shepherd SV, Schmitt DO, Platt ML. "Social orienting by primates moving freely in naturalistic environments." Program No. 332.3, 2004 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience., 2004

Shepherd SV, Schmitt DO, Platt ML. "Visual orienting strategies in freely-moving primates." Journal of Vision 4(8):658a, 2004.

Shepherd SV, Schmitt DO, Platt ML. "Visual orienting by freely-moving primates in naturalistic environments." Program No. 386.3, 2003 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2003.

Shepherd SV & Shimojo S. "No dissociation between reaction time and temporal-order judgment response to gradual versus abrupt stimulus onset." SURF Seminar Day, Caltech, 1999.