Neufuss J, Hesse B, Thorpe SKS, Vereecke EE, D’Aout K, Schilling N (In press) Fibre type composition in the lumbar perivertebral muscles of primates: Implications for the evolution of apes. Journal of Anatomy
Roberts AM, Thorpe SKS (in press) Bipedalism, birth and brains. Journal of Zoology.
Eves FF; Taylor-Covill GAH, Thorpe SKS (in press) Pedestrians who avoid stairs report them as steeper than those who climb them. Psychological Science
Tecwyn EC; Thorpe SKS; Chappell JM (in press) Orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) and bonobos (Pan paniscus) plan their moves in the paddle-box task, but not when they have to inhibit a prepotent response. Behavioural Processes
van Casteren A; Sellers WI, Thorpe SKS, Coward S; Crompton RH, Ennos AR (2013) Mechanical properties of tree branches and their exploitation in the tropical rainforest canopy by Sumatran orang-utan (Pongo abelii) PlosOne 8 (7) e67877 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067877
Manduell KL, Harrison ME, Thorpe SKS (2012) Variation in habitat structure and support availability: The interaction of wild orangutans with their environment in Sumatra (Pongo abelii) and Borneo (Pongo pygmaeus wurmbii). American Journal of Primatology 74, 1128-1142
van Casteren A; Sellers WI, Thorpe SKS, Coward S; Crompton RH, Ennos AR (2012) Nest Building Orangutans Demonstrate Engineering Know-How to Produce Safe, Comfortable Beds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109, 6873-6877
van Casteren A; Sellers WI, Thorpe SKS, Coward S; Crompton RH, Ennos AR (2012) Why don’t branches snap? The mechanics of bending failure in three temperate angiosperm trees. Trees-Structure and Function. 26, 789-797
Tecwyn EC; Thorpe SKS; Chappell JM (2012) What cognitive strategies do orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) use to solve a trial-unique puzzle-tube task incorporating multiple obstacles? Animal Cognition 15:121-133
Myatt JP, Crompton RH, Payne-Davis RC, Savage R, Vereecke EE, Gunther MM, Thorpe SKS. (2012) Functional adaptations in the forelimb muscles of non-human great apes. Journal of Anatomy 220:13-28
Myatt JP, Crompton RH, Thorpe SKS (2011). Hindlimb muscle architecture in nonhuman great apes and a comparison of methods for analysing inter-species variation Journal of Anatomy 219:150-166
Myatt JP, Crompton RH, Thorpe SKS (2011) A new method for recording complex positional behaviours and habitat interactions in primates. Folia Primatologica 82:13-24
Badhe SP, Lynch JB, Thorpe SKS, Bainbridge LC (2010) Operative treatment of Linburg-Comstock Syndrome. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 92b:1278-1281.
Crompton RH, Sellers WI and Thorpe SKS (2010) Arborealism, Terrestrialism and Bipedalism. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 365: 3301-3314
Chappell JM & Thorpe SKS (2010) AI‐Inspired Biology: Does AI Have Something to Contribute to Biology? Proceedings of the International Symposium on AI Inspired Biology. A Symposium at the AISB 2010 Convention, Leicester, UK. SSAISB: The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour. ISBN: 1902956923
Thorpe, SKS, Holder R and Crompton RH. (2009) Orangutans employ unique strategies to control branch flexibility Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (31): 12646-12651.
Thorpe, SKS, Holder R and Crompton RH. (2007) Origin of human bipedalism as an adaptation for locomotion on flexible branches Science 316:1328-1331
Thorpe, SKS, Crompton RH and Alexander, R.McN. (2007) Orangutans utilise compliant branches to lower the energetic cost of locomotion. Biology Letters 3: 253-256