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Theofanopoulou, C., Gedman, G., Cahill, J.A., Boeckx, C., Jarvis E. D. (2021). A universal evolution-based nomenclature for the oxytocin and vasotocin ligand and receptor families. Nature 592, 747–755.

Rhie, A. et al. (2021). Towards complete and error-free genome assemblies of all vertebrate species. Nature 592, 737–746. 

Tobari*, Y., Theofanopoulou*, C. et al. (2021). Identification and brain expression of OT (oxytocin) in the wild White-rumped munias and the domesticated Bengalese finches. Genes, Brain and Behavior.

Borie*, A., Theofanopoulou*, C., Andari, E. (2021). The promiscuity of the oxytocin-vasopressin systems and their involvement in autism spectrum disorder. In Swaab, D. et al. (Eds.), Handbook of Clinical Neurology: The Human Hypothalamus: Neuropsychiatric Disorders. Vol. 182, p. 121-140. Elsevier.

Theofanopoulou, C. (2021). Reconstructing the evolutionary history of the oxytocin and vasotocin receptor gene family: insights on whole genome duplication scenarios. Developmental Biology 479, 99-106.

Núñez, C., Theofanopoulou, C., Senior, C., Cambra, M. R., Usall, J., Stephan-Otto, C., &b Brébion, G. (2018). A large-scale study on the effects of sex on gray matter asymmetry. Brain Structure and Function 223, 183–193.

Boeckx, C. & Theofanopoulou, C. (2018). (Neural) syntax. In Martin, R. & Gallego, A. (Eds), Language, Syntax, and the Natural Sciences, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Theofanopoulou C., Gastaldon S. et al. (2017). Self-domestication in Homo sapiens: Insights from comparative genomics. PLoS ONE 12(10): e0185306.

Theofanopoulou C., Boeckx C., Jarvis E.D. (2017). A hypothesis on a role of oxytocin in the social mechanisms of speech and vocal learning. Proc. R. Soc. B 284: 20170988. 

Theofanopoulou, C. (2016). Implications of oxytocin in human linguistic cognition: from genome to phenome. Frontiers in Neuroscience 10: 271.

Benítez-Burraco A., Theofanopoulou C. & Boeckx C. (2016). Globularization and Domestication. Topoi 37, 265–278. 

Boeckx C., Theofanopoulou C. & Benítez-Burraco A. (2016). How the Brain got grammaticalized: Globularization and (self-)domestication. In S.G. Roberts et al. (eds.) The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference (EVOLANG11). 

Theofanopoulou, C., & Boeckx, C. (2016). The central role of the thalamus in language and cognition. In Boeckx, C., & Fujita, K. (Eds.), In Advances in Biolinguistics: The Human Language Faculty and its Biological Basis, London: Routledge.

Theofanopoulou, C., & Boeckx, C. (2015). Cognitive phylogenies, the Darwinian logic of descent, and the inedequacy of cladistic thinking. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology 3: 64. 

Theofanopoulou, C. (2015). Brain asymmetry in the white matter making and Globularity. Frontiers in Psychology 6:1355.

Boeckx, C. & Theofanopoulou, C. (2015). Commentary on “Labels, cognomes, and cyclic computation: An ethological perspective”. Frontiers in Psychology 6: 784. 

Theofanopoulou, C., Martins, P. T., Ramirez, J., Zhang, E., Arellano, D., Castillo, G., Shi, E., Alamri, S., Martinez-Alvarez, A., & Leivada, E. (2015). Neurological foundations of language: Emerging perspectives. Llengua, Societat i Comunicació 13.

Theofanopoulou, C. Light Verbs in Modern Greek. (2015). Studies in Greek Linguistics 35: 607- 631. Thesaloniki: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Boeckx, C. & Theofanopoulou, C. (2014). A Multidimensional Interdisciplinary Framework for Linguistics: The Lexicon as a Case Study. Journal of Cognitive Science 15: 403-420.


Formenti*, G., Theissinger*, K., Fernandes, C.,…Theofanopoulou, C., et al. (under review) Bridging the gap between genomics and biodiversity conservation.

Theofanopoulou*, C., Andirkó*, A., Boeckx C. (in prep.) Oxytocin and Vasopressin Receptor variants as a window onto the evolution of human prosociality. bioRxiv. 

Sartorius, A.M., et al. ...Theofanopoulou, C.*, Quintana, D.S.* (in prep.) An annotated evolutionary timeline of the oxytocin signaling pathway.