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Experience-­‐independent  sex  differences  in  newborn  macaques:  Females  are  more  social  than  
males  
 
Elizabeth  A.  Simpson  1,2,3,*,A,  Ylenia  Nicolini3,  Melissa  Shetler4,  Stephen  J.  Suomi2,  Pier  F.  
Ferrari3,  and  Annika  Paukner2,A  
 
1. Department  of  Psychology,  University  of  Miami,  Coral  Gables,  Florida,  USA  
2. Laboratory  of  Comparative  Ethology,  Eunice  Kennedy  Shriver  National  Institute  of  Child  
Health  and  Human  Development,  National  Institutes  of  Health,  Department  of  Health  and  
Human  Services,  Poolesville,  Maryland,  USA  
3. Dipartimento  di  Neuroscienze,  Università  di  Parma,  Parma,  4300  Italy  
4. Unit  on  Computer  Support  Services,  Eunice  Kennedy  Shriver  National  Institute  of  Child  
Health  and  Human  Development,  National  Institutes  of  Health,  Department  of  Health  and  
Human  Services,  Bethesda,  Maryland,  USA  
 
*Corresponding  author.  Department  of  Psychology,  University  of  Miami,  5665  Ponce  De  Leon  
Drive,  Coral  Gables,  Florida  33146.  Phone:  +1-­‐305-­‐284-­‐6181.  Email:  simpsone@miami.edu.  
A
 E.  Simpson  and  A.  Paukner  contributed  equally.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Accepted  for  publication  in  Scientific  Reports  on  December  9,  2015.