The sensory ecology of primate food perception


  • Nathaniel J. Dominy,

    Search for more papers by this author
    • Nathaniel Dominy's interests lie in primate feeding. He is now an NIH postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Ecology and Evolution in the University of Chicago.

  • Peter W. Lucas,

    Search for more papers by this author
    • Peter Lucas works on the evolution and function of the mouth of mammals, particularly primates. The focus of his recent work has been on explaining food selection by primates.

  • Daniel Osorio,

    Search for more papers by this author
    • Daniel Osorio's interest is in the evolution and uses of color vision. He is based at the University of Sussex, where he studies foraging behaviour of domestic chicks.

  • Nayuta Yamashita

    Search for more papers by this author
    • Nayuta Yamashita is an assistant professor in the Department of Cell and Neurobiology in the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. Her research interests include mechanical dietary properties and their relationship to tooth morphology in the lemurs of Madagascar. Her most recent field work has focused on how properties of lemur diets distinguish sympatric populations in a dry forest site in southwestern Madagascar.