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De Petrillo F. & Rosati A.G. (2021). Variation in primate decision-making under uncertainty and the roots of human economic behaviour. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 376, 20190671

Addessi E., Quintiero E., Gastaldi S., De Petrillo F., Bourgeois-Gironde S. (2021). Quality-quantity

trade-off in the acquisition of token preference by capuchin monkeys (Sapajus spp.). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 376, 20190662

Addessi E., Tierno V., Focaroli V., Rossi F., Gastaldi S., De Petrillo F., Paglieri F., Stevens J.R. (2021). Are capuchin monkeys (Sapajus spp.) sensitive to lost opportunities? The role of opportunity costs in intertemporal choice. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 376, 20190674

De Petrillo F., Paoletti M., Bellagamba F., Manzi G., Paglieri F., Addessi E. (2020). Contextual factors modulate risk preferences in adult humans. Behavioural Processes, 104137

De Petrillo F. & Rosati A.G. (2020). Logical inferences from visual and auditory information in ruffed lemurs and sifakas. Animal Behaviour, 164, 193-204.

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De Petrillo F. & Rosati A.G. (2019). Ecological rationality: convergent decision-making in apes and capuchins. Invited paper, Society for the Quantitative Analysis of Behavior Special Issue in Behavioural Processes, 164, 201-213

De Petrillo F., Caroli M., Gori E., Micucci A., Gastaldi S., Bourgeois-Gironde S., & Addessi E. (2019). Evolutionary origins of money categorization and exchange: an experimental investigation in tufted capuchin monkeys (Sapajus spp.). Animal cognition, 1-18

De Petrillo F., & Di Vincenzo F. (2018). An evolutionary perspective on primate social cognition. In: Evolution of Primate Social Cognition (Di Paolo, L.D; Di Vincenzo, F & De Petrillo, F. eds). Springer, Interdisciplinary Evolutionary Research, Number 4

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modulation of risky decision-making in rats (Rattus norvegicus) and tufted capuchin monkeys

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De Petrillo F., Tonachella G., Addessi E. (2017). Emotional correlates of probabilistic decision

making in tufted capuchin monkeys (Sapajus spp.). Animal Behaviour, 129, 249-256

De Petrillo F., Micucci A., Gori E., Truppa V., Ariely D., Addessi E. (2015). Self-control depletion in tufted capuchin monkeys (Sapajus spp.): does delay of gratification rely on a limited resource? Frontiers in Psychology, section comparative psychology, 6, 1-12

De Petrillo F., Gori E., Micucci A., Ponsi G., Paglieri F., Addessi E. (2015). When is it worth waiting for? Food quantity, but not food quality, affects delay tolerance in tufted capuchin monkeys. Animal Cognition, 18, 1019-1029

De Petrillo F., M. Ventricelli G., Ponsi E. Addessi E. (2015). Do tufted capuchin monkeys play the

odds? Flexible risk preferences in Sapajus spp. Animal Cognition, 18, 119-130

Paglieri F., Addessi E., De Petrillo F., Laviola G., Mirolli M., Parisi D., Petrosino G., Ventricelli M., Zoratto F., Adriani W. (2014). Nonhuman gamblers: Lessons from rodents, primates, and robots. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 8, 1-17

Addessi E., Bellagamba F., Delfino A., De Petrillo F., Focaroli V., Macchitella L., Maggiorelli V.,

Pace B., Pecora G., Rossi S., Sbaffi A., Tasselli M.I., Paglieri F. (2014). Waiting by mistake: Symbolic representation of rewards modulate intertemporal choice in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella), preschool children and adult humans. Cognition, 130, 428-441.

Addessi E., Paglieri F., Beran M.J., Evans T.A., Macchitella L., De Petrillo F., Focaroli V. (2013). Delay Choice Versus Delay Maintenance: Different Measures of Delayed Gratification in Capuchin Monkeys (Cebus apella). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 127, 2-8

Ventricelli M., Focaroli V., De Petrillo F., Macchitella L., Paglieri F., Addessi E. (2013). How

capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) behaviorally cope with increasing delay in a self-control

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