Scientific Publications

From studies on biological determinants and evolutionary history of human emotions and communication, as observed in the chimpanzee; to the field of autism, a condition with challenges in social communication; and within the context of compassion, a practice fostering emotional self-regulation and social connection.

Published and Accepted Research Articles in Peer-reviewed Journals

  • HOPKINS, W.D. & FERNÁNDEZ-CARRIBA, S. (2000): The effect of situational factors on hand preferences for feeding in 177 captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Neuropsychologia 38, 403-409
  • HOPKINS, W. D., FERNÁNDEZ-CARRIBA, S., WESLEY, M.J., HOSTETTER, A., PILCHER, D., & POSS, S. (2001): The Use of Bouts and Frequencies in the Evaluation of Hand Preferences for a Coordinated Bimanual Task in Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): An Empirical Study Comparing Two Different Indices of Laterality. Journal of Comparative Psychology 115 (3), 294-299
  • FERNÁNDEZ-CARRIBA, S. & LOECHES, A. (2001): Fruit smearing by captive chimpanzees: a newly observed food processing behavior. Current Anthropology, 42 (1), 143-147
  • FERNÁNDEZ-CARRIBA, S.; LOECHES, A., MORCILLO, A. & HOPKINS, W.B. (2002): Functional asymmetry of emotions in primates: New findings in chimpanzees. Brain Research Bulletin 57 (3/4), 561-564
  • FERNÁNDEZ-CARRIBA, S.; LOECHES, A., MORCILLO, A. & HOPKINS, W.B. (2002): Asymmetry in facial expression of emotions by chimpanzees. Neuropsychologia 40, 1523-1533
  • WESLEY, M.J., FERNÁNDEZ-CARRIBA, S., HOSTETTER, A., PILCHER, D., POSS, S. & HOPKINS, W. D. (2002): Factor Analysis of Multiple Measures of Hand Use in Captive Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): An Alternative Approach to the Assessment of Handedness in Nonhuman Primates. International Journal of Primatology 23 (6), 1155-1168
  • FERNÁNDEZ-CARRIBA, S.; LOECHES, A., MORCILLO, A., WASHBURN, D.A. & HOPKINS, W.B. (2004): Human assessment of chimpanzee facial asymmetry. Laterality: Asymmetries of the body, brain & behavior 9 (1), 1-17
  • LOECHES, A.; CARVAJAL, F.; SERRANO, J.M & FERNÁNDEZ-CARRIBA, S. (2004): Neuropsicología de la percepción y la expresión facial de emociones: Estudios con niños y primates no humanos. (Neuropsychology of perception and expression of facial emotions: Studies with children and nonhuman primates). Anales de Psicología 20 (2), 241-259
  • MORCILLO, A.; FERNÁNDEZ-CARRIBA, S. & LOECHES, A. (2006): Asymmetries in postural control and locomotion in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). American Journal of Primatology 68 (8), 802-811.
  • OUSLEY, O.; SMEARMAN, E.; FERNANDEZ-CARRIBA, S.; ROCKERS, K.; COLEMAN, K.; WALTER, E. & CUBELLS, J. (2013): Axis I psychiatric diagnoses in adolescents and young adults with 22q11 deletion syndrome. European Psychiatry 28 (417-422).
  • GULLEDGE, J.; FERNANDEZ-CARRIBA, S.; RUMBAUGH, D. & WASHBURN, D. (2014). Judgments of Monkey's (Macaca mulatta) Facial Expressions by Humans: Does Housing Condition "Affect" Countenance? The Psychological Record, June 2014.
  • KLAIMAN, C.; FERNANDEZ-CARRIBA, S.; HALL, C. & SAULNIER, C. (2015). Assessment of Autism Across the Lifespan: A Way Forward. Current Developmental Disorders Reports. DOI 10.1007/s40474-014-0031-5.
  • MULDOON, M.; OUSLEY, O.Y.; KOBRYNSKI, L.J.; PATEL, S., OSTER, M.E.; FERNANDEZ-CARRIBA, S.; CUBELLS, J.F.; COLEMAN, K.; PEARCE, B. (2015). The effect of hypocalcemia in early childhood on autism-related social and communication skills in patients with 22q11 deletion syndrome. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience. DOI 10.1007/s00406-014-0546-0.
  • OUSLEY, O.Y.; EVANS, N.; FERNANDEZ-CARRIBA, S.; SMEARMAN, E.L.; ROCKERS, K.; MORRIER, M.J.; EVANS, D.W.; COLEMAN, K. & CUBELLS, J.F. (2017). Examining the Overlap between Autism Spectrum Disorder and 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. International Journal of Molecular Genetics 18 (5), 1071.
  • FERNANDEZ-CARRIBA, S.; GONZALEZ-GARCIA, M.; BRADSHAW, J.; GILLESPIE, S.; MENDELSON, J.; JARZABEK, E.; SAULNIER, C; KLIN, A.; NEGI, L.T; HERNDON, J. (2019). Learning to connect: A feasibility study of mindfulness and compassion training for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Mental Health in Family Medicine 15, 794-804.
  • GONZALEZ-GARCIA, M.; CRESPO-ÁLVAREZ, J.; ZUBELDIA PÉREZ, E.; FERNANDEZ-CARRIBA, S.; GONZÁLEZ LÓPEZ, J. Feasibility of a Brief Online Mindfulness and Compassion-Based Intervention to Promote Mental Health Among University Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Mindfulness 12, 1685-1695.
  • LOSADA MORALES, H.F.; ASTUDILLO DIAZ, P.R.I.; FERNANDEZ-CARRIBA, S.; JARA IBACETA, J.I. (2021): Prevalencia de Síndrome de Burnout en Anestesiología y Cirugía Ortopédica en un centro en Chile. Revista de cirugía 73, 5.

Book chapters

  • HOPKINS, W. & FERNÁNDEZ-CARRIBA, S. (2002). Laterality in Communicative Behaviors in Nonhuman Primates: A Critical Analysis. L. J. Rogers and R. Andrew (Eds.), Comparative Vertebrate Lateralization (pp 445-479). New York: Cambridge University Press
  • FERNANDEZ-CARRIBA, S; BRADSHAW, J. (2018). Self-help for Parents of Children with Autism: Mindfulness and Compassion. M. Siller & L. Morgan (Eds.), Handbook of Family-Centered Practice for Very Young Children with Autism. Springer.
  • FERNANDEZ-CARRIBA, S. (2019). Practicing health and happiness through meditation. M. Langston (Ed.). Recapture Your Youth. HBS Strategies, LLC.
  • GONZALEZ, E., HARRISON, T.; FERNANDEZ-CARRIBA, S. (2019). CBCT®: A program of Cognitively-Based Compassion Training. L. Galiana and N. Sanso (Eds.), The Power of Compassion. Nova Science Publishers, INC.
  • HARRISON, T.; GONZALEZ, E.; FERNANDEZ-CARRIBA, S. (2019). Sequential Development in CBCT®. L. Galiana and N. Sanso (Eds.), The Power of Compassion. Nova Science Publishers, INC.
  • FERNANDEZ-CARRIBA, S. (2021). Explorándose una misma en otras: las relaciones con otras. R. Diego Pedro, E. Gonzalez-Hernandez, L.T. Negi (Eds.), Heroinas compasivas: La vida como superviviente de cancer de mama. Cap V. Desclee de Brouwer.
  • FERNANDEZ-CARRIBA, S. (2021). Empatía y compasión activa: Orientadas a transformar el sufrimiento.
    R. Diego Pedro, E. Gonzalez-Hernandez, L.T. Negi (Eds.), Heroinas compasivas: La vida como superviviente de cancer de mama. Cap VII.Desclee de Brouwer.

Other publications

  • FERNÁNDEZ-CARRIBA, S. (2000): Los chimpancés que trituran la comida: un ejemplo de transformación del alimento en primates no humanos. (The chimpanzees that mash their food: an example of food transformation in nonhuman primates). Boletín de la Asociación Primatológica española 7 (3)
  • FERNÁNDEZ-CARRIBA, S. (2000): Sobre los medios de comunicación y el proyecto gran simio. (About the Media and the Great Ape Project). Boletín de la Asociación Española de Primatología 7 (1)
  • FERNANDEZ-CARRIBA, S.; PARR, L. (2012): Elementos comunes en la expresión facial de emociones en chimpancés y seres humanos (Shared elements in facial expression of emotions in chimpanzees and humans). Revista Eubacteria 3 (1-7).