Sandra Winters

Department of Anthropology New York University

Education

B.S. 2004, University of Maryland, College Park M.S. 2011, Central Washington University M.A. 2015, New York University

Contact

Email:

Website: sandrawinters.net

Publications

Peer reviewed journal articles

2016

 

Winters S, Kamilar JM, Webster TH, Bradley BJ, Higham JP. Primate camouflage in the eyes of felids, raptors, and conspecifics. In review.

 

Rigaill LR, MacIntosh AJJ, Higham JP, Winters S, Shimizu K, Mouri K, Suzumura T, Furuichi T, Garcia C. No evidence for face color variation as an indocator of female characteristics in Japanese macaques. In revision.

 

2015

Dubuc C, Allen WL, Casscio J, Lee S, Maestripieri D, Petersdorf M, Winters S, Higham JP. Who cares? Experimental attention biases provide new insights into a mammalian sexual signal. Behavioral Ecology 27:68-74. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arv117

 

Rigaill LR, MacIntosh AJJ, Higham JP, Winters S, Shimizu K, Mouri K, Furuichi T, Garcia C. Multimodal advertisement of pregnancy in free-ranging female Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata). PLoS One 10:e0135127. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135127

 

Winters S, Dubuc C, Higham JP. Perspectives: the looking time experimental paradigm in studies of animal visual perception and cognition. Ethology 121:1-16. DOI: 10.1111/eth.12378

 

2014

Dubuc C, Winters S, Allen WL, Brent LJN, Cascio J, Maestripieri D, Ruiz-Lambides AV, Widdig A, Higham JP. Sexually selected skin colour is heritable and related to fecundity in a non-human primate. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281:20141602. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1602

 

Book chapters

2016

Winters S, Petersdorf M, Higham JP. Charles Darwin and sexual selection in relation to sex in monkeys. In: Evolutionary Studies: Darwin’s Roadmap to the Curriculum, Wilson DS, Geher G, Head H, Sokol-Chang R (eds). Oxford University Press. In prep.

 

Higham JP & Winters S. Color and mate choice in non-human animals. In: Handbook of Color Psychology, Elliott AJ & Fairchild MD (eds). Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK. pp 502-530. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781107337930.025

 

Published abstracts

2016

Winters S& Higham JP. Guenon looking time biases and the evolution of species discrimination. American Journal of Primatology. In press.

 

Petersdorf M, Georgiev AV, Winters S, Maestripieri D, Dubuc C, Higham JP. Is the red facial coloration of male rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) subject to intra-sexual selection? American Journal of Primatology. In press.

 

2015

Rigaill LR, MacIntosh AJJ, Higham JP, Winters S, Shimizu K, Mouri K, Furuichi T, Garcia C. Female Japanese macaques advertise pregnancy in multiple modalities. Folia Primatologica 86:346. DOI: 10.1159/000435825

 

Milich KM, Dubuc C, Winters S, Allen WL, Rosenfield KA, Graham S, Higham JP, Maestripieri D. Red-hot males: sexual strategies of high-ranking male rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). American Journal of Physical Anthropology 156(S60):225-226.

DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.22718

 

2014

Winters S, Kamilar JM, Webster TH, Bradley BJ, Higham JP. Primate camouflage as seen by felids, raptors, and conspecifics. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 153(S58):275. DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.22488

 

2011

Simons N, Winters S, Lorenz J. Comparative analysis of length polymorphisms in the promoter region of the serotonin transporter gene (SLC6A4) in Cercopithecidae. American Journal of Primatology 73(S1):83.

DOI: 10.1002/ajp.20978

 


 

Other manuscripts

2015

 

Winters S& Higham JP. Martin Stevens: Sensory Ecology, Behaviour, and Evolution. International Journal of Primatology 36:205-208.

DOI: 10.1007/s10764-015-9811-y

 

Winters S, Dunayer ES, Petersdorf M, Simons ND, Tinsman J. Primatology and conservation in Hanoi, Vietnam. Evolutionary Anthropology 23:201-204.

DOI: 10.1002/evan.21429

 

Winters S. 2015. Primate colors facilitate conspecific communication while remaining cryptic to predators [Master’s thesis]. New York University: New York.

 

2013

Higham JP, Amann AL, Bryer MAH, Thompson NA, Winters S. Review of The Evolution of Primate Societies (Eds. John C. Mitani, Josep Call, Peter M. Kappeler, Ryne A. Palombit, and Joan B. Silk). International Journal of Primatology 34:1298-1303. DOI: 10.1007/s10764-013-9731-7

 

2011

Winters S. 2011. Social recruitment in Tibetan macaques (Macaca thibetana) at Mt. Huangshan, China [Master’s thesis]. Central Washington University: Ellensburg, WA.