Highlights and Awards

Each year, Primates gives two awards: the Social Impact Award and the Most-Cited Paper Award.
Awarded papers are listed below.
 

Primates Social Impact Award

Primates Social Impact Award 2020

2020 AWARD-WINNING ARTICLES

Zoë Goldsborough, Edwin J. C. van Leeuwen, Kayla W. T. Kolff, Frans B. M. de Waal, Christine E. Webb
Do chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) console a bereaved mother?
Primates 61 (1):93–102
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Louise R. Peckre, Charlotte Defolie, Peter M. Kappeler, Claudia Fichtel
Potential self-medication using millipede secretions in red-fronted lemurs: combining anointment and ingestion for a joint action against gastrointestinal parasites?
Primates 59 (5):483–494
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Shifra Z. Goldenberg, George Wittemyer
Elephant behavior toward the dead: A review and insights from field observations.
Primates 61 (1):119–128
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Primates Social Impact Award 2019

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2019 AWARD-WINNING ARTICLE 

Tomas Persson, Gabriela-Alina Sauciuc, Elainie Alenkær Madsen
Spontaneous cross-species imitation in interactions between chimpanzees and zoo visitors.
Primates 59 (1):19–29
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Primates Social Impact Award 2018  

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2018 AWARD-WINNING ARTICLES

Jie Gao, Yanjie Su, Masaki Tomonaga, Tetsuro Matsuzawa
Learning the rules of the rock–paper–scissors game: chimpanzees versus children.
Primates 59 (1):7–17
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Rafaela S. C. Takeshita, Fred B. Bercovitch, Kodzue Kinoshita, Michael A. Huffman
Beneficial effect of hot spring bathing on stress levels in Japanese macaques. Primates 59 (3):215–225
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Primates Social Impact Award 2017 

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2017 AWARD-WINNING ARTICLES 

Fumito Kawakami, Masaki Tomonaga, Juri Suzuki
The first smile: spontaneous smiles in newborn Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata)
Primates 58 (1):93–101
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Marie Pelé, Alexandre Bonnefoy, Masaki Shimada, Cédric Sueur
Interspecies sexual behaviour between a male Japanese macaque and female sika deer
Primates 58 (2):275–278
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Primates Social Impact Award 2016  

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2016 Award-winning article 

Jan A. R. A. M. van Hooff and Bas Lukkenaar
Captive chimpanzee takes down a drone: tool use toward a flying object
Primates 56 (4): 289-292
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Primates Most-Cited Paper Award 

2020 AWARD-WINNING ARTICLES 

Erica M. Tennenhouse, Sarah Putman, Nicole P. Boisseau, Janine L. Brown
Relationships between steroid hormones in hair and social behaviour in ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta).
Primates 58 (1):199–209
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Lynne A. Isbell, Stephanie F. Etting
Scales drive detection, attention, and memory of snakes in wild vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus).
Primates 58 (1):121–129
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Fany Brotcorne, Gwennan Giraud, Noëlle Gunst, Agustín Fuentes, I. Nengah Wandia, Roseline C. Beudels-Jamar, Pascal Poncin, Marie-Claude Huynen, Jean-Baptiste Leca
Intergroup variation in robbing and bartering by long-tailed macaques at Uluwatu Temple (Bali, Indonesia).
Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Primates 58 (4):505–516
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Zhi-Pang Huang, Matthew B. Scott, Yan-Peng Li, Guo-Peng Ren, Zuo-Fu Xiang, Liang-Wei Cui, Wen Xiao
Black-and-white snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus bieti) feeding behavior in a degraded forest fragment: clues to a stressed population.
Primates 58 (4):517–524
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2019 AWARD-WINNING ARTICLES 

Andrea Spence-Aizenberg, Anthony Di Fiore, Eduardo Fernandez-Duque
Social monogamy, male–female relationships, and biparental care in wild titi monkeys (Callicebus discolor).
Primates 57 (1):103–112
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Matthew R. McLennan, Caroline Asiimwe
Cars kill chimpanzees: case report of a wild chimpanzee killed on a road at Bulindi, Uganda.
Primates 57 (3):377–388
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Nahoko Tokuyama, Deborah Lynn Moore, Kirsty Emma Graham, Albert Lokasola, Takeshi Furuichi
Cases of maternal cannibalism in wild bonobos (Pan paniscus) from two different field sites, Wamba and Kokolopori,
Democratic Republic of the Congo. Primates 58 (1):7–12
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Erica M. Tennenhouse, Sarah Putman, Nicole P. Boisseau, Janine L. Brown
Relationships between steroid hormones in hair and social behaviour in ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta).
Primates 58 (1):199–209
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Luca Morino, Makiko Uchikoshi, Fred Bercovitch, William D. Hopkins, Tetsuro Matsuzawa
Tube task hand preference in captive hylobatids.
Primates 58 (3):403–412
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2018 AWARD-WINNING ARTICLE 

James R. Anderson, Gordon G. Gallup Jr.
Mirror self-recognition: a review and critique of attempts to promote and engineer self-recognition in primates.
Primates 56(4):317–326
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Announcement of the 2018 Most-Cited Paper Award
 

2017 AWARD-WINNING ARTICLES 

Schillaci MA, Castellini JM, Stricker CA, Jones-Engel L, Lee BPY-H, O’Hara TM
Variation in hair δ13C and δ15N values in long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) from Singapore.
Primates 55(1):25–34
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Hvilsom C, Carlsen F, Heller R, Jaffré N, Siegismund HR
Contrasting demographic histories of the neighboring bonobo and chimpanzee.
Primates 55(1):101–112
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Announcement of the 2017 Most-Cited Paper Award
 

2016 Award-winning articles

M. Firoj Jaman and Michael A. Huffman
The effect of urban and rural habitats and resource type on activity budgets of commensal rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) in Bangladesh
Primates 54(1):49–59
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Goro Hanya, Yamato Tsuji, and Cyril C. Grueter
Fruiting and flushing phenology in Asian tropical and temperate forests: implications for primate ecology
Primates 54(2):101–110
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Marni LaFleur, Michelle Sauther, Frank Cuozzo, Nayuta Yamashita, Ibrahim Antho Jacky Youssouf, and Richard Bender
Cathemerality in wild ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) in the spiny forest of Tsimanampetsotsa National Park: camera trap data and preliminary behavioral observations.
Primates 55(2):207–217
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Announcement of the 2016 Most-Cited Paper
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