Heidi Lyn, Ph.D.

Affiliations: 
2006-2008 Sea Mammal Research Unit University of St. Andrews, Scotland, Saint Andrews, Scotland, United Kingdom 
 2008-2010 Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA, United States 
 2010-2018 Psychology The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, United States 
 2018- Psychology University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, United States 
Area:
Language evolution, primate models, comparative cognition
Website:
https://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/artsandsci/psychology/faculty/lyn.html
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Cross-listing: Neurotree - Marine Mammal Science

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Sue Emily Savage-Rumbaugh grad student (Neurotree)

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Courtney E. Smith grad student 2016-2017 University of Southern Mississippi (Marine Mammal Science)
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Lyn H, Christopher JL. (2020) How environment can reveal semantic capacities in nonhuman animals Animal Behavior and Cognition. 7: 159-167
Gillespie-Lynch KM, Savage-Rumbaugh ES, Lyn H, et al. (2019) What Did Language Grow From? Ape Hands, Mouths, or Both? Frontiers For Young Minds. 7
Lyn H. (2017) The Question of Capacity: Why Enculturated and Trained Animals have much to Tell Us about the Evolution of Language. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 24: 85-90
Lyn H, Christopher JL. (2017) Hindrances of the human mind, or, sometimes we’re not very smart. Psyccritiques. 62
Samuelson MM, Lauderdale LK, Pulis K, et al. (2016) Olfactory Enrichment in California Sea Lions (Zalophus californianus): An Effective Tool for Captive Welfare? Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science : Jaaws. 1-11
Gillespie-Lynch K, Greenfield PM, Lyn H, et al. (2014) Gestural and symbolic development among apes and humans: support for a multimodal theory of language evolution. Frontiers in Psychology. 5: 1228
Lyn H, Russell JL, Leavens DA, et al. (2014) Apes communicate about absent and displaced objects: methodology matters. Animal Cognition. 17: 85-94
Gillespie-Lynch K, Greenfield PM, Feng Y, et al. (2013) A cross-species study of gesture and its role in symbolic development: implications for the gestural theory of language evolution. Frontiers in Psychology. 4: 160
Lyn H. (2012) Apes and the Evolution of Language: Taking Stock of 40 Years of Research The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Evolutionary Psychology
Russell JL, Lyn H, Schaeffer JA, et al. (2011) The role of socio-communicative rearing environments in the development of social and physical cognition in apes. Developmental Science. 14: 1459-70
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