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- Postdoctoral Fellowship: Yerkes National Primate Research Center (Emory University, 2001-2004)
- PhD: Biopsychology (University of Memphis, 2000)
- MS: General Psychology (University of Memphis, 1998)
- BS: Experimental Psychology (University of Padua, Italy, 1994)
- Evolution of laterality and cerebral asymmetry in vertebrates
- Neuroanatomical substrates of vocal and gestural communication in nonhuman primates
- Functional correlates of neuroanatomical asymmetry of language-area homologs in nonhuman primates
- Implementation of structural magnetic resononance imaging (MRI) and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) techniques with human and nonhuman primates
- Cantalupo, C. & Hopkins, W.D. (in press). The cerebellum and its contribution to complex tasks in higher primates: a comparative perspective. Cortex.
- Cantalupo, C., Oliver, J., Smith, J., Nir, T., Taglialatela, J., and Hopkins, W.D. (2009). The chimpanzee brain shows human-like perisylvian asymmetries in white matter. European Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 431- 438.
- Cantalupo, C., Freeman, H., Rodes, W., & Hopkins, W.D. (2008). Handedness for tool use correlates with cerebellar asymmetries in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Behavioral Neuroscience, 122, 191-198.
- Hopkins, W. D., & Cantalupo, C. (2008). Theoretical speculations on the evolutionary origins of hemispheric specialization. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 17, 233-237.
- Hopkins, W. D., Russell, J., & Cantalupo, C. (2007). Neuroanatomical correlates of handedness for tool use in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): Implication for the evolution of language. Psychological Science, 18, 971-977.
- Cantalupo, C., Pilcher, D., & Hopkins, W.D. (2003). Are planum temporale and Sylvian fissure asymmetries directly related? An MRI study in great apes. Neuropsychologia, 41, 1975-1981.
- Cantalupo, C., & Ward, J.P. (2002). Function of head-cocking in the small-eared bushbaby (Otolemur garnettii). International Journal of Primatology, 23, 203-221.
- Cantalupo, C., & Hopkins, W.D. (2001). Asymmetric Broca’s area in great apes. Nature, 414, 505.
Awards and Honors:
- Officially granted Permanent Resident Status by the Government of the United States of America on the basis of Outstanding Achievements in Research (USCIS category E17 – Outstanding Professor or Researcher) (2008)
- Emerging Scholar Award, College of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Clemson University (2007)
- Richard M. Griffith Award, Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology (2003)
- Brenda A. Milner Award, American Psychological Association Division 6 (2002)
- Grant reviewer for National Science Foundation
- Grant reviewer for the Italian Bureau of Education, University and Research
- Society for Neuroscience
- American Psychological Association
- American Society of Primatologists
- International Society of Primatology
- Society for Computers in Psychology
- Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology
- PSYCH 324: Physiological Psychology
- PSYCH 325: Physiological Psychology Lab
- PSYCH 422: Sensation and Perception
- PSYCH 426: Advanced Physiological Psychology
- PSYCH 490/491/497/498: Supervise Undergraduate Research