This page contains a list of current publications.
We also have available an archive of older publications.
Fouts, R. S. (2001). Darwinian reflections on our fellow apes. In B. Beck, T. Stoinski, M. Hutchins, T. Maple, B. Norton, A. Rowan, E. Stevens & A. Arluke (Eds.) Great apes and humans: The ethics of coexistence. Washington, D. C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, pp. 191-211.
Jensvold, M. L., Sanz, C., Fouts, R. S., & Fouts, D. H. (2001) Effect of enclosure size and complexity of the behaviors of captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Journal of Applied Animal Welfare, 4(1), 53-69.
Fouts, R.S. & Waters, G. (2001). Chimpanzee sign language and Darwinian continuity: Evidence for a neurology continuity of language. Neurological Research, 23, 787-794.
Jensvold, M.L., Fouts, D.H., & Fouts, R.S. (2001). Species typical use of objects in captive chimpanzees. Friends of Washoe Newsletter, 22#3, 6-9.
Martinson, J., Jensvold, M.L., Cohen, N., Pieracci, M., Tata, M.J., & Fouts, R.S. (2001). An educational program’s effect on attitudes toward chimpanzees. Friends of Washoe, 23, 12-14.
Sanz, C.M., & Jensvold, M.L.A. (2001). Chimpanzee. In C. Bell (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the World's Zoos (pp. 248-253). Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn.
Fouts, R.S. & Waters, G. (2002). Continuity, ethology, and Stokoe: How to build a better language model. In D. Armstrong, M. Karchmer and J. Vickery Van Cleve (Eds). The study of signed languages: Essays in honor of William C. Stokoe.Washington D.C.: Gallaudet University Press, pp. 100-117.
Fouts, R. S., Fouts, D. H. and Waters, G. (2002). The ethics and efficacy of biomedical research in chimpanzees with special regard to HIV research. In A. Fuentes and L. Wolfe (Eds.). Primates face to face: Conservation implications of human-nonhuman primate interconnections. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, pp. 45-60.
Hayashida, C., Jensvold, M.L., Grandia, A., Blake, S., Eburn, A., Jung, C., Parker, S., & Fouts, R. (2002). Social hierarchy of five chimpanzees. Friends of Washoe, 23, 7-13.
Fouts, R.S., Jensvold, M.L.A. & Fouts, D.H. (2002). Chimpanzee signing: Darwinian realities and Cartesian delusions. In M. Bekoff, C. Allen & G. Burghardt (Eds.) The cognitive animal: Empirical and theoretical perspectives in animal cognition. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, pp. 285-291.
Waters, G. & Fouts, R.S. (2002). Sympathetic mouth movements accompanying fine motor movements in five captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) with implications toward the evolution of language. Neurological Research, 24, 174-180.
Fouts, R.S. & Jensvold, M.L.A. (2002). Armchair delusions v. empirical realities: A neurological model for the continuity of ape and human languaging. In M. Goodman & A. A. Moffat (eds.) Probing human origins. Cambridge, MA: The American Association for the Arts and Science Press, pp. 87-101.
Jaffe, S., Jensvold, M. L., and Fouts, D. (2002) Chimpanzee to Chimpanzee Signed Interactions. In V. Landau (Ed.), ChimpanZoo Conference Proceedings: The Chimpanzee Community (pp. 67-75). Tucson,AZ: ChimpanZoo.
Fouts, R. and Waters, G. (2002) Unbalanced human apes and syntax. Brain and Behavioral Sciences.
Derschowitz, A., Favre, D., Fouts, R., Goodall, J., Sunstein, C., Wise, S., Waldau, P. & Wrangham, R. (2003). The evolving legal status of chimpanzees. Animal Law, 9, 1-95.
Fouts, R.S., Fouts, D.H. & Waters, G. (2003) Wrist-walking: A candidate for aculturally transmitted communicative gesture. International Primatological Society Bulletin.
Jensvold, M.L., Fouts, R.S., & Fouts, D.H. (2003). Assessment of species typical behaviors in captive chimpanzees. Friends of Washoe, 24, 8-12.
Fouts, R. & Fouts, D. (2003) Chimpanzees. In P. Waldau and D. Cress (Eds.) The great ape project census: Recognition for the uncounted. Portand, OR: GAP Books, 31-34.
Fouts, R. (2004). Apes, Darwinian continuity and the law. Animal Law, 10, 99-124.
Fouts, R. S. & Fouts, D. H. (2004). Primate language. In R. Gregory (Ed.), The Oxford companion to the mind. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 744-747.
Jensvold, M. L., Fouts, R. S., & Fouts, D. H. (2004). Assessment of species behaviors in captive chimpanzees. Animal Welfare, 13, S243.
Fouts, R.S. Jensvold, M.L.A., & Fouts, D.H. (In press) .Taking chimpanzees on their own terms: Thirty-five years of non-invasive research. In D. Herzing (Ed). Breakthroughs in animal behavior: An anthology. Temple University Press.
Fouts, R. & Fouts, D. (In press). Captive chimpanzees. In Andrew Linzey (Ed.) The international animal world. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Fouts, R., Jensvold, M.L. & Fouts, D. (2004). Talking chimpanzees. In M. Bekoff (Ed.) Encyclopedia of animal behavior (pp. 324-327). Westport, CN: Greenwood Publishing Group.
Jensvold, M.L., Field, A., Cranford, J., Fouts, R.S., & Fouts, D.H. (2005). Incidence of wounding within a group of five signing chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Laboratory Primate Newsletter, 44. 5-7.
Jensvold, M.L. (2007). Species-specific behaviors. Animal Welfare Institute Quarterly, 56(2), 20.
Jensvold, M.L. (2007). Promoting positive interactions between
chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and caregivers. Laboratory Primate Newsletter, 46, 1-4.