Sarah K. Barks
Ross Hall 124
Dr. Barks studies human and primate brain evolution, primate social cognition and behavior, comparative neurobiology, language and language acquisition, and the evolution of hominins and other primates at the Laboratory for Evolutionary Neuroanatomy.
Ph.D. 2010, Emory University
M.A. 2007, Emory University
B.A, 2002, Washington University in St. Louis
Selected Articles and Book Chapters
2012 McFarlin S.C., S.K. Barks, M.W. Tocheri, T.G. Bromage, K.A. Fawcett, P.R. Hof, A. Mudakikwa, M.R. Cranfield, C.C. Sherwood. "Early brain growth cessation in Virunga mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei)," American Journal of Primatology. Published online December 3.
2009 Parr, L.A., E. Hecht, S.K. Barks, T.M. Preuss, J.R. Votaw. "Face processing in the chimpanzee brain," Current Biology 19: 1-4.
2008 Rilling, J.K., A. Lacreuse, S.K. Barks, H.A. Elfenbein, G. Pagnoni, J.R. Votaw, and J.G. Herndon. "Effect of menstrual cycle on resting brain metabolism in female rhesus monkeys," NeuroReport 19: 537-541.
2007 Rilling, J.K., S.K. Barks, L.A. Parr, T.M. Preuss, T.L. Faber, G. Pagnoni, J.D. Bremner, and J.R. Votaw. "A comparison of resting state brain activity in humans and chimpanzees," PNAS 104: 17146-17151.