Zeitschriftenbeiträge (peer-reviewed)

Liebal, K. (akzeptiert). What is a gesture? A lesson from comparative gesture research. Invited comment to „Gesture, sign and language: The coming of age of sign language and gesture studies", Goldin-Meadow, G. & Brentari, D., Behavioral and Brain Sciences. IF 20.771

Kopp, K. S., & Liebal, K. (2016). Here you are!—Selective and active food sharing within and between groups in captive Sumatran orangutans (Pongo abelii). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 1-15.

Mühlenbeck, C., Liebal, K., Pritsch, C., & Jacobsen, T. (2016). Differences in the visual perception of symmetric patterns in orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus abelii) and two human cultural groups: a comparative eye-tracking study. Frontiers in Psychology, 7.

Scheider, L., Waller, B. M., Oña, L., Burrows, A. M., & Liebal, K. (2016). Social Use of Facial Expressions in Hylobatids. PloS One, 11(3), e0151733.

Liebal, K. (2016). The ontogeny of great ape gesture-not a simple story. Comment on" Towards a Computational Comparative Neuroprimatology: Framing the language-ready brain" by Michael A. Arbib. Physics o Life Reviews, 16, 85-87.

Townsend, S. W., Koski, S. E., Byrne, R. W., Slocombe, K. E., Bickel, B., Boeckle, M., . . ., Liebal, K., ...., Gaunet, F. (2016). Exorcising Grice's ghost: an empirical approach to studying intentional communication in animals. Biological Reviews.

Lubrich, O. & Liebal, K. (2016). King Kong in the mist: Travel, knowledge, and emotion. KulturPoetik. 16 (1), 49-63

Steinkopf, L. (2015). The Signaling Theory of Symptoms: An Evolutionary Explanation of the Placebo Effect. Evolutionary Psychology13(3), doi.org/10.1177/1474704915600559

Koelsch, S., Jacobs, A. M., Menninghaus, W., Liebal, K., Klann-Delius, G., von Scheve, C., & Gebauer, G. (2015). The quartet theory of human emotions: an integrative and neurofunctional model. Physics of Life Reviews

Liebal, K., Vaish, A., Haun, D., & Tomasello, M. (2014). Does sympathy motivate prosocial behaviour in great apes? PLoS ONE, 9(1), e84299.

Scheider, L., Liebal, K., Oña, L., Burrows, A., & Waller, B. (2014). A comparison of facial expression properties in five hylobatid species. American Journal of Primatology. DOI: 10.1002/ajp.22255

Reddy, V., Liebal, K., Hicks, K., Jonnalagadda, S., & Chintalapuri, B. (2013). The emergent practice of infant compliance: an exploration in two cultures. Developmental Psychology, 49(9), 1754-1762.

Waller, B.M., Warmelink, L., Liebal, K., Micheletta, J., & Slocombe, K.E. (2013). Pseudoreplication: A widespread problem in primate communication research. Animal Behaviour, 86(2), 483-488.

Luëf, E. M., Liebal, K. (2013). Development of a communicative gesture in gorillas (Gorilla gorilla). Interaction Studies, 14(1), 44-61.

Tempelmann, S., Kaminski, J., & Liebal, K. (2013). When apes point the finger - Three great ape species fail to use a conspecific's imperative pointing gesture. Interaction Studies, 14(1), 7-23.

Waller, B., Liebal, K., Burrows, A., & Slocombe, K. (2013). How can a multimodal approach to primate communication help us understand the evolution of communication? Evolutionary Psychology, 11(3): 538-549.

Liebal, K., & Haun, D. (2012). The importance of Comparative Psychology for Developmental Science. International Journal for Developmental Science, 6(1), 21-23.

Liebal, K. & Kaminski, J. (2012). Gibbons (Hylobates pileatus, H. moloch, H. lar, Symphalangus syndactylus) follow human gaze, but do not take the visual perspective of others. Animal Cognition, 15(6), 1211-1216.

Gretscher, H., Haun, D., Liebal, K., & Kaminski, J. (2012). Orangutans rely on orientation cues and egocentric rules when judging others’ perspectives in a competitive food task. Animal Behaviour 84(2), 323–331.

Waller, B.M., Lembeck, M., Kuchenbuch, P., Burrows, A.M., & Liebal, K. (2012). GibbonFACS: A muscle-based facial movement coding system for the monogamous small apes. International Journal of Primatology, 33(4), 809-821.

Schneider, C., Call, J., & Liebal, K. (2012). What role do mothers play in the gestural acquisition of Pan paniscus and Pan troglodytes? International Journal of Primatology, 33, 246–262.

Schneider, C., Call, J., & Liebal, K. (2012). Onset and early use of gestural communication in nonhuman great apes. American Journal of Primatology, 74(2), 102-113.  

Luëf, E. M., & Liebal, K. (2012). Infant-directed communication in lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla): Do older animals scaffold competence in infants. American Journal of Primatology, 74(9), 841-852.

Liebal, K. & Call, J. (2012). The origins of nonhuman primates’ manual gestures. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 367(1585), 118-128.

Slocombe, K., Waller, B., & Liebal, K. (2011). The language void: the need for multimodality. Animal Behaviour, 81, 919–924.

Tempelmann, S., Kaminski, J., & Liebal, K. (2011). Focus on the essential: all great apes know when others are being attentive. Animal Cognition, 14, 433–439.

Burrows, A. M., Diogo, R., Waller, B. M., Bonar, C. J., & Liebal, K. (2011). Evolution of the muscles of facial expression in a monogamous ape: Evaluating the relative influences of ecological and phylogenetic factors in Hylobatids. The Anatomical Record: Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology, 294(4), 645–663.

Liebal, K., Reddy, V., Hicks, K., Jonnalagadda, S., & Chintalapuri, B. (2011). Socialization goals and parental directives in infancy: The theory and the practice. Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 10(1), 113-131.

Schneider, C., Call, J., & Liebal, K. (2010). Do bonobos say NO by shaking their head? Primates, 51(3), 199-202.

Arbib, M., Liebal, K. & Pika, S. (2008). Primate vocalization, gesture and the evolution of human language. Current Anthropology, 49 (6): 1064‐1065.

Liebal K., Pika S., Tomasello M. (2006). Gestural communication of orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus). Gesture 6 (1), 1-38.

Pika. S., Liebal, K., Tomasello M (2005). Gestural communication in subadult bonobos (Pan paniscus): Repertoire and use. American Journal of Primatology, 65 (1), 39-61.

Liebal, K., Pika, S., Call, J., Tomasello, M. (2004). To move or not to move: how apes alter the attentional state of others. Interaction Studies, 5(2), 199-219.

Liebal, K., Call, J., Tomasello, M. (2004). The use of gesture sequences in chimpanzees. American Journal of Primatology, 64(4), 377-396.

Liebal, K., Pika, S., Tomasello, M. (2004). Social communication in siamangs (Symphalangus syndactylus): use of gestures and facial expressions. Primates, 45(1): 41-57.

Pika, S., Liebal, K., & Tomasello, M. (2003). Gestural communication in young gorillas (Gorilla gorilla): gestural repertoire, learning, and use. American Journal of Primatology, 60(3), 95-111.