Elizabeth A Simpson

Assistant Professor

  • 805 Citations
20072019

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  • 805 Citations
  • 44 Article
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2019

Face detection in 2- to 6-month-old infants is influenced by gaze direction and species

Simpson, E. A., Maylott, S. E., Mitsven, S. G., Zeng, G. & Jakobsen, K. V., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Developmental science. e12902.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Face detection in infants and adults: Effects of orientation and color

Simpson, E. A., Maylott, S. E., Leonard, K., Lazo, R. J. & Jakobsen, K. V., Oct 1 2019, In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 186, p. 17-32 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Infant rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) personality and subjective well-being

Simpson, E. A., Robinson, L. M. & Paukner, A., Jan 1 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 12, e0226747.

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Social touch alters newborn monkey behavior

Simpson, E. A., Maylott, S. E., Lazo, R. J., Leonard, K. A., Kaburu, S. S. K., Suomi, S. J., Paukner, A. & Ferrari, P. F., Nov 1 2019, In : Infant Behavior and Development. 57, 101368.

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2018

EEG beta desynchronization during hand goal-directed action observation in newborn monkeys and its relation to the emergence of hand motor skills

Festante, F., Vanderwert, R. E., Sclafani, V., Paukner, A., Simpson, E. A., Suomi, S. J., Fox, N. A. & Ferrari, P. F., Apr 1 2018, In : Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. 30, p. 142-149 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Eliciting imitation in early infancy

Meltzoff, A. N., Murray, L., Simpson, E. A., Heimann, M., Nagy, E., Nadel, J., Pedersen, E. J., Brooks, R., Messinger, D. S., De Pascalis, L., Subiaul, F., Paukner, A. & Ferrari, P. F., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Developmental Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Interindividual differences in neonatal sociality and emotionality predict juvenile social status in rhesus monkeys

Wooddell, L. J., Simpson, E. A., Murphy, A. M., Dettmer, A. M. & Paukner, A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Developmental Science. e12749.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Re-examination of Oostenbroek et al. (2016): evidence for neonatal imitation of tongue protrusion

Meltzoff, A. N., Murray, L., Simpson, E. A., Heimann, M., Nagy, E., Nadel, J., Pedersen, E. J., Brooks, R., Messinger, D. S., Pascalis, L. D., Subiaul, F., Paukner, A. & Ferrari, P. F., Jul 1 2018, In : Developmental Science. 21, 4, e12609.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Visual preferences for direct-gaze faces in infant macaques (Macaca mulatta) with limited face exposure

Simpson, E. A., Paukner, A., Pedersen, E. J., Ferrari, P. F. & Parr, L. A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Developmental Psychobiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2017

Early rearing history influences oxytocin receptor epigenetic regulation in rhesus macaques

Baker, M., Lindell, S. G., Driscoll, C. A., Zhou, Z., Yuan, Q., Schwandt, M. L., Miller-Crews, I., Simpson, E. A., Paukner, A., Ferrari, P. F., Sindhu, R. K., Razaqyar, M., Sommer, W. H., Lopez, J. F., Thompson, R. C., Goldman, D., Heilig, M., Dee Higley, J., Suomi, S. J. & Barr, C. S., Oct 31 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 44, p. 11769-11774 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Handling newborn monkeys alters later exploratory, cognitive, and social behaviors

Simpson, E. A., Sclafani, V., Paukner, A., Kaburu, S. S. K., Suomi, S. J. & Ferrari, P. F., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Preference for facial averageness: Evidence for a common mechanism in human and macaque infants

Damon, F., Méary, D., Quinn, P. C., Lee, K., Simpson, E. A., Paukner, A., Suomi, S. J. & Pascalis, O., Apr 13 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 46303.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Testing the arousal hypothesis of neonatal imitation in infant rhesus macaques

Paukner, A., Pedersen, E. J. & Simpson, E. A., Jun 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 6, e0178864.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2016

Acute oxytocin improves memory and gaze following in male but not female nursery-reared infant macaques

Simpson, E. A., Paukner, A., Sclafani, V., Kaburu, S. S. K., Suomi, S. J. & Ferrari, P. F., Nov 11 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Psychopharmacology. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Efficient human face detection in infancy

Jakobsen, K. V., Umstead, L. & Simpson, E. A., Jan 1 2016, In : Developmental Psychobiology. 58, 1, p. 129-136 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Evolutionary Relevance and Experience Contribute to Face Discrimination in Infant Macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Simpson, E. A., Suomi, S. J. & Paukner, A., Mar 14 2016, In : Journal of Cognition and Development. 17, 2, p. 285-299 15 p.

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8 Scopus citations

Experience-independent sex differences in newborn macaques: Females are more social than males

Simpson, E. A., Nicolini, Y., Shetler, M., Suomi, S. J., Ferrari, P. F. & Paukner, A., Jan 22 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 19669.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Face Detection and the Development of Own-Species Bias in Infant Macaques

Simpson, E. A., Jakobsen, K. V., Damon, F., Suomi, S. J., Ferrari, P. F. & Paukner, A., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Child Development.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Neonatal face-to-face interactions promote later social behaviour in infant rhesus monkeys

Dettmer, A. M., Kaburu, S. S. K., Simpson, E. A., Paukner, A., Sclafani, V., Byers, K. L., Murphy, A. M., Miller, M., Marquez, N., Miller, G. M., Suomi, S. J. & Ferrari, P. F., Jun 14 2016, In : Nature Communications. 7, 11940.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Neonatal imitation and early social experience predict gaze following abilities in infant monkeys

Simpson, E. A., Miller, G. M., Ferrari, P. F., Suomi, S. J. & Paukner, A., Feb 1 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 20233.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Neonatal imitation predicts infant rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) social and anxiety-related behaviours at one year

Kaburu, S. S. K., Paukner, A., Simpson, E. A., Suomi, S. J. & Ferrari, P. F., Oct 11 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 34997.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Relations between infants' emerging reach-grasp competence and event-related desynchronization in EEG

Cannon, E. N., Simpson, E. A., Fox, N. A., Vanderwert, R. E., Woodward, A. L. & Ferrari, P. F., Jan 1 2016, In : Developmental Science. 19, 1, p. 50-62 13 p.

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31 Scopus citations

Who's my little monkey? Effects of infant-directed speech on visual retention in infant rhesus macaques

Slonecker, E. M., Simpson, E. A., Suomi, S. J. & Paukner, A., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Developmental Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2015

Development of space perception in relation to the maturation of the motor system in infant rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Sclafani, V., Simpson, E. A., Suomi, S. J. & Ferrari, P. F., Apr 1 2015, In : Neuropsychologia. 70, p. 429-441 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Early Social Experience Affects Neural Activity to Affiliative Facial Gestures in Newborn Nonhuman Primates

Vanderwert, R. E., Simpson, E. A., Paukner, A., Suomi, S. J., Fox, N. A. & Ferrari, P. F., Jul 22 2015, In : Developmental Neuroscience. 37, 3, p. 243-252 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2014

Empathy: Gender effects in brain and behavior

Christov-Moore, L., Simpson, E. A., Coudé, G., Grigaityte, K., Iacoboni, M. & Ferrari, P. F., Oct 1 2014, In : Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 46, P4, p. 604-627 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

193 Scopus citations

Finding faces among faces: human faces are located more quickly and accurately than other primate and mammal faces

Simpson, E. A., Buchin, Z., Werner, K., Worrell, R. & Jakobsen, K. V., 2014, In : Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics. 76, 8, p. 2175-2183 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Inhaled oxytocin increases positive social behaviors in newborn macaques

Simpson, E. A., Sclafani, V., Paukner, A., Hamel, A. F., Novak, M. A., Meyer, J. S., Suomi, S. J. & Ferrari, P. F., May 13 2014, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111, 19, p. 6922-6927 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations

Neonatal imitation and an epigenetic account of mirror neuron development

Simpson, E. A., Fox, N. A., Tramacere, A. & Ferrari, P. F., 2014, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 37, 2, p. 220 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Neonatal imitation predicts how infants engage with faces

Paukner, A., Simpson, E. A., Ferrari, P. F., Mrozek, T. & Suomi, S. J., Nov 1 2014, In : Developmental Science. 17, 6, p. 833-840 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

The development of facial identity discrimination through learned attention

Simpson, E. A., Jakobsen, K. V., Fragaszy, D. M., Okada, K. & Frick, J. E., 2014, In : Developmental Psychobiology. 56, 5, p. 1083-1101 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
67 Scopus citations

Visual attention during neonatal imitation in newborn macaque monkeys

Simpson, E. A., Paukner, A., Suomi, S. J. & Ferrari, P. F., 2014, In : Developmental Psychobiology. 56, 4, p. 864-870 7 p.

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15 Scopus citations

Visual search efficiency is greater for human faces compared to animal faces

Simpson, E. A., Husband, H. L., Yee, K., Fullerton, A. & Jakobsen, K. V., 2014, In : Experimental Psychology. 61, 6, p. 439-456 18 p.

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8 Scopus citations
2013

Lipsmacking imitation skill in newborn macaques is predictive of social partner discrimination

Simpson, E. A., Paukner, A., Sclafani, V., Suomi, S. J. & Ferrari, P. F., Dec 18 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 12, e82921.

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12 Scopus citations

Look Here! The Development of Attentional Orienting to Symbolic Cues

Jakobsen, K. V., Frick, J. E. & Simpson, E. A., Apr 2013, In : Journal of Cognition and Development. 14, 2, p. 229-249 21 p.

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14 Scopus citations

Mirror neurons are central for a second-person neuroscience: Insights from developmental studies

Simpson, E. A. & Ferrari, P. F., Aug 2013, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 36, 4, p. 438 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Mirror neurons through the lens of epigenetics

Ferrari, P. F., Tramacere, A., Simpson, E. A. & Iriki, A., Sep 2013, In : Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 17, 9, p. 450-457 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations

Sensitivity to first-order relations of facial elements in infant rhesus macaques

Paukner, A., Bower, S., Simpson, E. A. & Suomi, S. J., May 2013, In : Infant and Child Development. 22, 3, p. 320-330 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2011

Infants Experience Perceptual Narrowing for Nonprimate Faces

Simpson, E. A., Varga, K., Frick, J. E. & Fragaszy, D., May 2011, In : Infancy. 16, 3, p. 318-328 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Understanding emotions in primates: In honor of Darwin's 200th birthday

Fragaszy, D. & Simpson, E. A., Jun 2011, In : American Journal of Primatology. 73, 6, p. 503-506 4 p.

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2010

Can we really leave gender out of it? Individual differences and the Simulation of Smiles model

Simpson, E. A. & Fragaszy, D., Dec 2010, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 33, 6, p. 459-460 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2008

Super-expressive voices: Music to my ears?

Simpson, E. A., Oliver, W. T. & Fragaszy, D., 2008, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 31, 5, p. 596-597 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2007

Listen up! Processing of intensity change differs for vocal and nonvocal sounds

Schirmer, A., Simpson, E. A. & Escoffier, N., Oct 24 2007, In : Brain Research. 1176, 1, p. 103-112 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations