Research publications

2021

Ten millennia of hepatitis B virus evolution
Science

10.07.2021

Arthur Kocher, Johannes Krause, Denise Kuhnert, Cody Parker

Doi: 10.1126/science.abi5658
https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abi5658

A biomechanical perspective on molar emergence and primate life history
Science Advances

10.0.2021

Halszka Glowacka, Gary Schwartz

Doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abj0335
https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.abj0335

A worked bone assemblage from 120,000–90,000 year old deposits at Contrebandiers Cave, Atlantic Coast, Morocco
iScience

09.16.2021

Emily Y. Hallett, Curtis W. Marean,  et al Harold L. Dibble

https://www.cell.com/iscience/fulltext/S2589-0042(21)00956-1

Comparative biomechanics of the Pan and Macaca mandibles during mastication: Finite element modelling of loading, deformation, and strain regimes
Royal Society

08.13.2021

Amand L. Smith, Chris Robinson, Andrea B. Taylor, Olga Panagiotopoulou, Julian Davis, Carol V. Ward, William H. Kimbel, Zeresenay Alemseged, Callum F. Ross

https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rsfs.2021.0031

Social bonds provide multiple pathways to reproductive success in wild male chimpanzees
iScience

08.17.2021

Joseph T. Feldblum, Christopher Krupenye, Joel Bray, Anne E. Pusey, Ian C. Gilby

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2589004221008324

Social bonds predict dominance trajectories in adult male chimpanzees
Animal Behavior

08.03.2021

Joel Bray, Joseph T. Feldblum, Ian C. Gilby

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003347221002128

Dominance style is a key predictor of vocal use and evolution across nonhuman primates
Royal Society Open Science

07.28.2021

Eithne Kavanagh et al, including Joan B Silk

https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rsos.210873

Accessory cusp expression at the enamel-dentine junction of hominin mandibular molars
Paleontology and Evolutionary Science

05.20.2021

Thomas W. Davies, Zeresenay Alemseged, Agness Gidna, Jean-Jacques Hublin, William H. Kimbel, Ottmar Kullmer, Fred Spoor, Clement Zanolli, Matthew M. Skinner

https://peerj.com/articles/11415/

Large-scale cooperation in small-scale foraging societies
EcoEvoRxiv Preprint

05.17.2021

Robert Boyd, Peter J. Richerson

https://ecoevorxiv.org/fxwbr/

Retrodicting large herbivore biomass for the last glacial maximum on the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain (South Africa) using modern ecological knowledge of African herbivore assemblages and rainfall
Quaternary Research

05.14.2021

Christopher F. Brooke, Curtis W. Marean, Colin D. Wren, Herve Fritz, Jan A. Venter

https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/quaternary-research/article/abs/retrodicting-large-herbivore-biomass-for-the-last-glacial-maximum-on-the-palaeoagulhas-plain-south-africa-using-modern-ecological-knowledge-of-african-herbivore-assemblages-and-rainfall/CF39F38F1FCBCF827FF771CC998CF28D#

Gregariousness is associated with parasite species richness in a community of wild chimpanzees
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology

05.01.2021

Jessica R. Deere et al, including Ian C. Gilby

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00265-021-03030-3

Resource competition shapes female-female aggression in olive baboons, Papio Anubis
Animal Behaviour, Vol 176, 23–41 (June 2021)

04.26.2021

Sam K. Patterson, Shirley C. Strum, Joan B. Silk

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003347221000919

Combat stress in small-scale society suggests divergent evolutionary roots for posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

04.13.2021

Matthew R. Zefferman and Sarah Mathew

https://www.pnas.org/content/118/15/e2020430118

New hominin remains and revised context from the earliest Homo erectus locality in East Turkana, Kenya
Nature Communications

Ashley S. Hammond et al, including Maryse Biernat

04.13.2021

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-021-22208-x

Exploring variability in lithic armature discard in the archaeological record
Journal of Human Evolution, vol 155, June 2021

Claudine Gravel-Miguel, John K. Murray, Benjamin J. Schoville, Colin D. Wren, Curtis W. Marean

04.12.2021 online

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0047248421000336

Morphological integration of the canine region within the hominine alveolar arch
Journal of Human Evolution, vol 154, May 2021

04.12.2021 online

Julie Lawrence, William H. Kimbel

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0047248420302037

A million-year vegetation history and palaeoenvironmental record from the Lake Magadi Basin, Kenya Rift Valley
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol 567

04.01.2021

Veronica M. Muiruri et al, including Christopher Campisano

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0031018221000328

Extended male-female bonds and potential for prolonged paternal investment in a polygynandrous primate (Papio anubis)
Animal Behaviour, April 2021, vol 174, 31–40

Veronika Stadele, Linda Vigilant, Shirley C. Strum, Joan B Silk

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0003347221000294?dgcid=author

Protecting and preserving South African aeolianite surfaces from graffit
Koedoe: African Protected Area Conservation and Science, vol 63, no 1

03.11.2021

Charles W. Helm et al, including Curtis Marean

https://koedoe.co.za/index.php/koedoe/article/view/1656

The DNH 7 skull of Australopithecus robustus from Drimolen (Main Quarry), South Africa
Journal of Human Evolution, vol 151

02.2021

Yoel Rak, William H. Kimbel, Jacopo Moggi-Cecchi, Charles A Lockwood, Colin Menter

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0047248420301743

Education and outreach: March Mammal Madness and the power of narrative in science outreach
eLife

02.22.2021

Katie Hinde, et al, including Melissa Wilson

https://elifesciences.org/articles/65066

Human burials at the Kisese II rockshelter, Tanzania
American Journal of Physical Anthropology

02.21.2021

Myra F. Laird, Elizabeth A Sawchuk, Amandus Kwekason, Audax A P Mabulla, Emmanuel Ndiema, Christian A Tryon, Jason E Lewis, Kathryn L Ranhorn

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33615431/

Competition for priority harms the reliability of science, but reforms can help
Nature Human Behaviour

01.28.2021

Leonid Tiokkhin, Minhua Yan, Thomas J. H. Morgan

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41562-020-01040-1

A million-year vegetation history and paleoenvironmental record from the Lake Magadi Basin, Kenya Rift Valley
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology

01.26.2021

Veronica M. Muiruri et al, including Christopher Campisano

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0031018221000328

Middle Pleistocene to recent diatoms and stratigraphy of the Magadi Basin, south Kenya Rift
Journal of Paleolimnology 65, 315–333

01.18.2021

Veronica M. Muiruri, et al, including Christopher Campisano

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10933-020-00173-7

Behavioral convergence in humans and animals
Science

01.14.2021

Kim Hill, Robert Boyd

https://science.sciencemag.org/content/371/6526/235

Arbitration supports reciprocity when there are frequent perception errors
Nature Human Behaviour

01.04.2021

Robert Boyd, Sarah Mathew

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41562-020-01008-1

2020

Cultural adaptation is maximized when intelligent individuals rarely think for themselves
Evolutionary Human Sciences
12.2020

Elena Miu, Thomas J.H. Morgan

Doi:10.1017/ehs.2020.42

https://21faf629-25bd-43c7-ae47-3db157b5e749.filesusr.com/ugd/047c35_b65dcba2612b4d25bb8aa92a04c3d873.pdf

A comprehensive survey of Retzius periodicities in fossil hominins and great apes
Journal of Human Evolution vol 149

12.2020

Russell Hogg, Rodrigo Lacruz, Timothy G. Bromage, M. Christopher Dean, Fernando Ramirez-Rozzi, Senthil Balaji Girimurugan, Amanda McGrosky, Gary T. Schwartz

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0047248420301573

Drimolen cranium DNH155 documents microevolution in an early hominin species
Nature Ecology & Evolution

11.09.2020

Jesse M. Martin et al, including Gary T. Schwartz

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-020-01319-6%20

Denisovan DNA in Late Pleistocene sediments from Baishiya Karst Cave on the Tibetan Plateau
Science

10.30.2020

Dongju Zhang et al including Charles Perreault

https://science.sciencemag.org/content/370/6516/584

The upside of aging
Science, vol 370, issue 6515, 403–404

Joan Silk

10.23.2020

https://science.sciencemag.org/content/370/6515/403.summary

A new approach to indentifying heat treated silcrete near Pinnacle Point, South Africa using 3D microscopy and Bayesian modeling
Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports

10.23.2020

John K. Murray, Jacob A. Harris, Simen Oestmo, Miles Martin, Curtis W. Marean

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352409X20304132?dgcid=author

Using manual ungual morphology to predict substrate use in the Drepanosauromorpha and the description of a new species
Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology

10.08.2020

Xavier A. Jenkins, Adam C. Pritchard, Adam D. Marsh, Ben T. Klingman, Christian A. Sidor, Kaye E. Reed

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02724634.2020.1810058

Evolutionary history of Mycobacterium leprae in the Pacific Islands
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B

10.05.2020

Kelly E Blevins, Adele E Crane, Christopher Lum, Kanako Furuta, Keolu Fox, Anne Stone

https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rstb.2019.0582

Urine as a high-quality source of host genomic DNA from wild populations
Molecular Ecology Resources

09.28.2020

Andrew T. Ozga, Timothy H. Webster, Ian C. Gilby, Melissa A. Wilson, Rebeca S. Nockerts, Michael L. Wilson, Anne E. Pusey, Yingying Li, Beatrice H. Hahn, Anne C. Stone

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32985084/

Cave life histories of non-anthropogenic sediments help us understand associated archaeological contexts
Quaternary Research

09.23.2020

Panagiotis Karkanas, Curtis Marean, Mira Bar-Matthews, Zenobia Jacobs, Erich Fisher, Kerstin Braun

https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/quaternary-research/article/cave-life-histories-of-nonanthropogenic-sediments-help-us-understand-associated-archaeological-contexts/3E06EA20A397D51A0D941F71849B79ED

Faecal parasites increase with age but not reproductive effort in wild female chimpanzees
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B

09.21.2020

Sarah Renee Phillips, T L Goldberg, M N Muller, Z P Machanda, E Otali, S Friant, J Carag, K E Langergraber, J C Mitani, E E Wroblewski, R W Wrangham, M. Emery Thompson

https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rstb.2019.0614

Demography, life-history trade-offs, and the gastrointestinal virome of wild chimpanzees
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B

09.21.2020

Jacob D. Negrey, Melissa Emery Thompson, Kevin E Langergraber, Zarin P. Machanda, John C. Mitni, Martin N. Muller, Emily Otali, Leah A. Owens, Richard W. Wrangham, Tony L. Goldberg

https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rstb.2019.0613

Associated Australopithecus afarensis second and third metatarsals (A.L. 333-133) from Hadar, Ethiopia
Journal of Human Evolution, vol 146

09.2020

Jeremy M. DeSilva, Ellison McNutt, Bernhard Zipfel, Carol V. Ward, William H. Kimbel

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0047248420301093?via%3Dihub

Environmental variability supports chimpanzee behavioural diversity
Nature Communications, 11:4451

09.15.2020

Ammie K. Kalan et al, including Kevin Langergraber

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-18176-3

New Middle Miocene ape (primates: Hylobatidae) from Ramnagar, India fills major gaps in the hominoid fossil record
Proceedings of the Royal Society B

09.08.2020

Christopher C.Gilbert, Alejandra Ortiz, Kelsey D. Pugh, Christopher J. Campisano, Biren A Patel, Ningthoujam Premjit Singh, John G. Fleagle, Rajeev Patnaik

https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/pdf/10.1098/rspb.2020.1655

Social relationships among adult male chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii): Variation in the strength and quality of social bonds
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 74: 112

08.29.2020

Joel Bray, Ian C. Gilby

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00265-020-02892-3

A theory limited in scope and evidence
Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol 43

08.10.2020

Elena Miu, Robert Boyd, Peter J. Richerson, Thomas J.H. Morgan

https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/behavioral-and-brain-sciences/article/theory-limited-in-scope-and-evidence/13B6C219CB3306367A1FF243E9858908/core-reader

Cultural adaptation is maximized when intelligent individuals rarely think for themselves
Evolutionary Human Sciences

08.10.2020

Elena Miu, Thomas J. H. Morgan

https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/evolutionary-human-sciences/article/cultural-adaptation-is-maximised-when-intelligent-individuals-rarely-think-for-themselves/9C06326BEAB863A1F165C5E592F839BB

Enamel thickness variation in the deciduous dentition of humans and great apes
American Journal of Anthropology, vol 173, issue 3

08.07.2020

Alejandra Ortiz, Katherine Schander-Triplett, Shara E. Bailey, Matthew M. Skinner, Jean-Jacques Hublin, Gary T. Schwartz

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ajpa.24106

Age at first molar emergence in Pan troglodytes verus and variation in the timing of molar emergence among free-living chimpanzees
Journal of Human Evolution, vol 145

08.2020

Jay Kelley, Gary T. Schwartz, Tanya M. Smith

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0047248420300841

The emergence and adaptive use of prestige in an online social learning task
Nature: Scientific Reports

07.21.2020

C.O. Brand, S. Heap, T.J.H. Morgan, A. Mesoudi

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-68982-4

The life history of human foraging: Cross-cultural and individual variation
Science Advances

06.24.2020

Jeremy Koster, Richard McElreath, Kim Hill, et al, including Benjamin Trumble

https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/6/26/eaax9070

The extended evolutionary synthesis and human origins: Archaeological perspective
Evolutionary Anthropology

06.23.20

John K. Murray, Robert Acio Benitez, Michael J. O’Brien
https://onlinelibrary-wiley-com.ezproxy1.lib.asu.edu/doi/full/10.1002/evan.21837

Experimental evolutionary simulations of learning, memory, and life history
Philosophical Transactions B

06.01.2020

Thomas J. H. Morgan, Jordan W. Suchow, Thomas L. Griffiths

https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rstb.2019.0504

The human life history is adapted to exploit the adaptive advantages of culture
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B,
vol 37, issue 1803

06.01.2020

Peter J. Richerson, Robert Boyd

https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rstb.2019.0498?af=R

Coastal occupation and foraging during the last glacial maximum and early Holocene at Waterfall Bluff, eastern Pondoland, South Africa
Quaternary Research, vol 97

05.14.2020

Erich C. Fisher, Hayley C. Cawthra, Irene Esteban, Antonieta Jerdino, Frank H. Neumann, Annette Oertle, Justin Pargeter, Rosaria B. Saktura, Katherine Szabo, Stephan Winkler, Irit Zohar

www.cambridge.org/core/journals/quaternary-research/article/abs/coastal-occupation-and-foraging-during-the-last-glacial-maximum-and-early-holocene-at-waterfall-bluff-eastern-pondoland-south-africa/51AA8B64FE41396E8746E9C0ED3BCC59

Irrelevant-action imitation is short-term and contextual: Evidence from two under-studied populations
Developmental Science, vol 23, issue 3

05.2020 (published online 09.10.2019)

Michelle A. Kline, Matthew M. Gervais, Cristina Moya, Robert T. Boyd

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/desc.12903

The Palaeo-Agulhas Plain: A lost world and extinct ecosystem (Special issue)
Quaternary Science Reviews

05.2020, volume 235

Ed. Naomi Cleghorn, Alastair Potts, Hayley Cawthra

https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/quaternary-science-reviews/vol/235/suppl/C

The Palaeo-Agulhas Plain: Temporal and spatial variation in an extraordinary extinct ecosystem of the Pleistocene of the Cape Floristic Region
Quaternary Science Reviews
05.2020, volume 235
Curtis W. Marean, Richard M. Cowling, Janet Franklin
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0277379119309199

Geological and soil maps of the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain for the Last Glacial Maximum
Quaternary Science Reviews
05.2020, volume 235
Hayley C. Cawthra, Richard M. Cowling, Sergio Ando, Curtis W. Marean
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0277379119301179

Describing a drowned Pleistocene ecosystem: Last Glacial Maxiumum vegetation reconstruction of the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain
Quaternary Science Reviews
05.2020, volume 235
Richard M. Cowling, Alastair J. Potts, Janet Franklin, Guy F. Midgley, Francois Engelbrecht, Curtis W. Marean
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0277379119301726

Palaeoenvironments and plan availability during MIS 6 to MIS 3 on the edge of the Palaeo-Agulhus Plain (south coast, South Africa) as indicated by phytolith analysis at Pinnacle Point
Quaternary Science Reviews
05.2020, volume 235
Irene Esteban, Curtis W. Marean, Richard M. Cowling, Erich C. Fisher, Dan Cabanes, Rosa M. Albert
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0277379118309181

Comparison of climate and environment on the edge of the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain to the Little Karoo (South Africa) in Marine Isotope Stages 5–3 as indicated by speleothems
Quaternary Science Reviews
05.2020, volume 235
Kerstin Braun, Miryam Bar-Matthews, Alan Matthews, Avner Ayalon, Tami Zilberman, Richard M. Cowling, Erich C. Fisher, Andy I.R. Herries, James S. Brink, Curtis W. Marean
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0277379118309880

Micromammal and micromammal stable isotopes from a MIS 6 fossil hyena den (Pinnacle Point site 30, south coast, South Africa) reveal differences in relative contribution of C4 grasses to local and regional palaeovegatation on the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain
Quaternary Science Reviews
05.2020, volume 235
Hope M. Williams, Julia A. Lee-Thorp, Thalassa Matthews, Curtis W. Marean
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0277379119309709

Past and present distributions and community evolution of Muridae and Soricidae from MIS 9 to MIS 1 on the edge of the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain (south coast, South Africa)
Quaternary Science Reviews
05.2020, volume 235
Thalassa Matthews, Curtis W. Marean, Naomi Cleghorn
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0277379119301696

Migration of Pleistocene shorelines across the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain: Evidence from dated sub-bottom profiles and archaeological shellfish assemblages
Quaternary Science Reviews
05.2020, volume 235|
Hayley C. Cawthra, Robert J. Anderson, Jan C. DeVynch, Zenobia Jacobs, Antonieta Jerardino, Katharine Kyriacou, Curtis W. Marean

The resilience to human foraging of intertidal resources on the south Cape coast of South Africa and the implications for prehistoric foragers
Quarternary Science Reviews, volume 235
05.2020
J.C. De Vynck, M. Difford, R. Anderson, C.W. Marean, R.M. Cowling, K. Hill
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0277379119303452

Large mammals of the Palaeo-Agulhus Plain showed resilience to extreme climate change but vulnerability to modern human impacts
Quaternary Science Reviews
05.2020, volume 235
Jan A. Venter, Christopher F. Brooke, Curtis W. Marean, Herve Fritz, Charles W. Helm
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0277379119306626

Pleistocene vertebrate tracksites on the Cape south coast of South Africa and their potential palaeoecological implications
Quaternary Science Reviews
05.2020, volume 235
Charles W. Helm, Hayley C. Cawthra, Richard M. Cowling, Jan C. De Vynck, Martin G. Lockely, Curtis W. Marean, Guy H.H. Thesen, Jan A. Venter
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0277379119301192

An isotopic test of the seasonal migration hypothesis for large grazing ungulates inhabiting the Palaeo-Agulhus Plain
Quaternary Science Reviews

05.2020, volume 235

Jamie Hodgkins, Curtis W. Marean, Jan A. Venter, Leesha Richardson, Patrick Roberts, Jana Zech, Mark Difford, Sandi R. Copeland, Caley M. Orr, Hanna May Keller, B. Patrick Fahey,Julia A. Lee-Thorp
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0277379119309047

The foraging potential of the Holocene Cape south coast without the Paleao-Agulhas Plain
Quaternary Science Reviews

05.2020, volume 235

Colin D. Wren, Susan Botha, Jan De Vynck, Marco A. Janssen, Kim Hill, Eric Shook, Jacob A. Harris, Brian M. Wood, Jan Venter, Richard Cowling, Janet Franklin, Erich C. Fisher, Curtis W. Marean
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0277379118309764

Social norms and cultural diversity in the development of third-party punishment
Proceedings of the Royal Society B

04.22.2020

Bailey R. House,
Patricia Kanngiesser, H. Clark Barrett, Suheyla Yilmaz, Andrew Marcus Smith, Carla Sebastian-Enesco, Alejandro Erut, Joan B. Silk

https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rspb.2019.2794

Templeton funded

Contemporaneity of Australopithecus, Paranthropus, and early Homo erectus in South Africa
Science

04.02.2020

Andy I. R. Herries, Jesse M. Martin, A.B. Leece, Justin W. Adams, Giovanni Boschian, Renaud Joannes-Boyau, Tara R. Edwards, Tom Mallett, Jason Massey, Ashleigh Murszewski, Simon Neubauer, Robyn Pickering, David S. Strait, Brian J. Armstrong, Stephanie Baker, Matthew V. Caruana, Tim Denham, John Hellstrom, Jacopo Moggi-Cecchi, Simon Mokobane, Paul Penzo-Kajewski, Douglass S. Rovinsky, Gary T. Schwartz, Rhiannon C. Stammers, Coen Wlson, Jon Woodhead, Colin Menter

https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6486/eaaw7293

Australopithecus afarensis endocasts suggest ape-like brain organization and prolonged brain growth
Science Advances

04.01.2020

Philipp Gunz, Simon Neubauer, Dean Falk, Paul Tafforeau, Adeline LeCabec, Tanya M. Smith, William H. Kimbel, Fred Spoor, Zeresenay Alemseged

https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/6/14/eaaz4729

What the Baldwin Effect affects depends on the nature of plasticity
Cognition

04.2020

Thomas J. H. Morgan, Jordan W. Suchow, Thomas L. Griffiths

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0010027719303397?via%3Dihub

Shifts in male reproductive tactics over the life course in a ploygrynandrous mammal
Current Biology

03.12.2020

Joan B. Silk, Veronika Stadele, Eila K. Roberts, Linda Vigilant, Shirley C Strum

https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(20)30186-X

Investigating the evolution of human social learning through collaborative experimental archaeology
Evolutionary Anthropology

02.24.2020

Kathryn L. Ranhorn, Justin Pargeter, L.S. Premo, PaST Network Collaborators

https://www.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/evan.21823?af=R

Experimental evolutionary simulations of learning, memory and life history
Philosophical Transactions B

02.12.2020

Thomas J.H. Morgan, Jordan W. Suchow, Thomas L. Griffiths

https://onlinelibrary-wiley-com.ezproxy1.lib.asu.edu/doi/abs/10.1002/evan.21823

https://doi-org.ezproxy1.lib.asu.edu/10.1002/evan.21823

https://21faf629-25bd-43c7-ae47-3db157b5e749.filesusr.com/ugd/047c35_c2a62a480ba84f28ab9b93c66131ddcd.pdf

Human large-scale cooperation as a product of competition between cultural groups
Nature Communications

02.04.2020

Carla Handley, Sarah Mathew

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-14416-8

Carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen isotopes of ostrich eggshells provide site-scale Pleistocene-Holocene paleoenvironmental records for eastern African archaeological sites
Quaternary Science Reviews, volume 230

02.2020

E.M. Niespolo, W.D. Sharp, C.A. Tryon, J.T. Faith, J. Lewis, K. Ranhorn, S. Mambelli, M.J. Miller T.E. Dawson

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0277379119306341

Estratègies de recol·lecció de plantes i paleoambients durant la Middle Stone Age a Pinnacle Point (costa sud de Sud-àfrica): les anàlisis de fitòlits
Tribuna d'Arqueologia 2016-2017

02.2020

Irene Esteban, Rosa Maria Albert, Dan Cabanes, Curtis W. Marean

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/339141067_Estrategies_de_recolleccio_de_plantes_i_paleoambients_durant_la_Middle_Stone_Age_a_Pinnacle_Point_costa_sud_de_Sud-africa_les_analisis_de_fitolits_Tribuna_d'Arqueologia_2016-2017

Fracture mechanics, enamel thickness and the evolution of molar form in hominins
Biology Letters

01.22.2020

Gary T. Schwartz, Amanda McGrosky, David S. Strait

https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2019.0671

Cultural taxonomies in the Paleolithic—Old questions, novel perspectives
Evolutionary Anthropology

01.10.2020

Felix Riede, et al, including Kathryn Ranhorn

https://onlinelibrary-wiley-com.ezproxy1.lib.asu.edu/doi/pdfdirect/10.1002/evan.21819

DOI: 10.1002/evan.21819

2019

By reverence, not fear: Prestige, religion, and autonomic regulation in the evolution of cooperation
Frontiers in Psychology

12.17.2019

Hillary L. Lenfesty, Thomas J. H. Morgan

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02750/full

Geographically divergent evolutionary and ecological legacies shape mammal biodiversity in the global tropics and subtropics
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
12.16.2019

John Rowan, Lydia Beaudrot, Janet Franklin, Kaye E Reed, Irene E Smail, Andrew Zamora, Jason M Kamilar

https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2019/12/10/1910489116

Downscaling Last Glacial Maximum climate over south Africa
Quaternary Science Reviews

12.15.2019, vol 226

Francois A Engelbecht et al, including Curtis W Marean

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277379118303901

Oral microbiome diversity in chimpanzees from Gombe National Park
Nature Scientific Reports

11.22.2019

Andrew T. Ozga, Ian Gilby, Rebecca S. Nockerts, Michael L. Wilson, Anne Pusey, Anne C. Stone

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-53802-1

Discovery of cryptotephra at Middle-Upper Paleolithic sites Arma Veirana nd Riparo Bombrini, Italy: A new link for broader geographic correlations
Journal of Quaternary Science

11.17.2019

Jayde N Hirniak, Eugene I Smith, Racheal Johnsen, Minghua Ren, Jamie Hodgkins, Caley Orr, Fabio Negrino, Julien Riel-Salvatore, Shelby Fitch, Christopher E Miller, Andrea Zeboni, Guido S Mariani, Jacob Harris, Claudine Gravel-Miguel, David Strait, Marco Peresani, Stefano Benazzi, Curtis W Marean

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jqs.3158

Ancient DNA reconstructs the genetic legacies of pre-contact Puerto Rico communities
Molecular Biology and Evolution

11.09.2019

Maria A Nieves-Colon, William J Pestle, Austin W Reynolds, Bastien Llamas, Constanza de la Fuente, Kathleen Fowler, Katherine M Skerry, Edwin Crespo-Torres, Carlos D Bustamante
, Anne C Stone

https://academic.oup.com/mbe/advance-article/doi/10.1093/molbev/msz267/5618728

Geological collaboration at paleoanthropological sites in Ethiopia’s lower Awash Valley
Evolutionary Anthropology

10.06.2019, vol 28. 228–232

C J Campisano, Lower Awash Valley Workshop Participants

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/evan.21800

New Sivapithecus specimen from Ramnagar (Jammu and Kashmir), India and a taxonomic revision of Ramnagar hominoids
Journal of Human Evolution

10.2019

Christopher C. Gilbert, Ramesh K. Sehgal, Kelsey D. Pugh, Christopher J. Campisano, Evangeline May, Biren A. Patel, Ningthoujam Premjit Singh, Rajeev Patnaik

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0047248418304378

Universal norm psychology leads to societal diversity in prosocial behavior and development
Nature Human Behavior

09.23.2019

Bailey R. House, Joan B Silk et al

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41562-019-0734-z.pdf

Describing a drowned Pleistocene ecosystem: Last Glacial Maximum vegetation reconstruction of the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain
Quaternary Science Reviews

09.10.2019

Richard M Cowling, Alastair J Potts, Janet Franklin, Guy F Midgley, Francois Engelbrecht, Curtis W Marean

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277379119301726

Pleistocene vertebrate tracksites on the Cape south coast of South Africa and their potential palaeoecological implications
Quaternary Science Reviews

09.08.2019

Charles W Helm, Hayley C Cawthra, Richard M. Cowling, Jan C De Vynck, Martin G Lockley, Curtis W Marean, Guy H.H. Thesen, jan A Venter

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277379119301192

Reply to Sahle and Gossa: Technology and geochronology at the earliest known Oldowan site at Ledi-Geraru, Ethiopia
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

09.17.2019

David R Braun, Vera Aldeias, Will Archer, J Ramon Arrowsmith, Niguss Baraki, Christopher J Campisano, Alan L Keino, Erin N DiMaggio, Guillaume Dupont-Nivet, Blade Engda, David A Feary, Dominique I Garello, Zenash Kerfelew, Shannon P McPherron, David B Patterson, Jonathan S Reeves, Jessica C Thompson, Kaye E Reed

https://www.pnas.org/content/116/41/20261

The foraging potential of the Holocene Cape south coast of South Africa without the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain
Quaternary Science Reviews

08.19.2019

Colin D. Wren, Susan Botha, Jan De Vynck, Marco A Janssen, Kim Hill, Eric Shook, Jacob A Harris, Brian M. Wood, Jan Ventr, Richard Cowling, Janet Franklin, Erich C. Fisher, Curtis Marean

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277379118309764

Cultural variations in the Curse of Knowledge: The Curse of Knowledge bias in children from a nomadic pastoralist culture in Kenya
Journal of Cognition and Culture

08.07.2019 vol 19 (3/4) 366–384

Siba Ghrear, Maciej Chudek, Klint Fung,
Sarah Mathew, Susan A Birch

https://brill.com/view/journals/jocc/19/3-4/article-p366_9.xml?lang=en

Geological and soil maps of the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain for the Last Glacial Maximum
Quaternary Science Reviews

08.06.2019

Hayley C Cawthra, Richard M Cowling, Sergio Ando, Curtis W Marean

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277379119301179

Comparison of climate and environment on the edge of the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain to the Little Karoo (South Africa) in Marine Isotope Stages 3–5 as indicated by speleothems
Quaternary Science Reviews

07.11.2019

Kerstin Braun, Miryam Bar-Matthews, Alan Matthews, Avner Ayalon, Tami Zilberman, Richard M Cowling, Erich C Fisher, Andy I R Herries, James S Brink, Curtis W Marean

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277379118309880

Past and present distributions and community evolution of Muridae and Soricidae from MIS 9 to MIS 1 on the edge of the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain (south coast, South Africa)
Quaternary Science Reviews

07.09.2019

Thalassa Matthews, Curtis W Marean, Naomi Cleghorn

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277379119301696?via%3Dihub

Identifying, understanding, and correcting technical artifacts on the sex chromosomes in next-generation sequencing data
GigaScience

07.2019 vol 8, issue 7

Timothy H Webster, Medline Couse, Bruno M Grande, Eric Karlins, Tanya N Phung, Phillip A Richmond, Whitney Whitford
, Melissa A Wilson

https://academic.oup.com/gigascience/article/8/7/giz074/5530326

The pregnancy pickle: Evolved immune compensation due to pregnancy underlies sex differences in human diseases
Trends in Genetics

07.01.2019

Hieni Natri, Angela R. Gacia, Kenneth H. Buetow, Benjamin C. Trumble,
Melissa A Wilson

https://www.cell.com/trends/genetics/fulltext/S0168-9525(19)30079-4

The evolution of human cooperation
Current Biology

06.03.2019, vol 29 (11) PR447–R450

Coren L Apicella, Joan B Silk

https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(19)30334-3

Comparative isotopic evidence from East Turkana supports a dietary shift within the genus Homo
Nature Ecology and Evolution

06.17.2019

David B. Patterson, David R. Braun, Kayla Allen, W. Andrew Barr, Anna K. Behrensmeyer,
Maryse Biernat, Sophie B. Lehmann, Tom Maddox, Frederick K. Manthi, Stephen R. Merritt, Sarah E Morris, Kaedan O’Brien, Jonathan S. Reeves, Bernard A Wood, Rene Bobe

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-019-0916-0

The lineages of the first humans to reach northeastern Siberia and the Americas
Nature: News and Views
06.05.2019
Anne C Stone

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-01374-5

Earliest known Oldowan artifacts at >2.58 Ma from Ledi-Geraru, Ethiopia, highlight early technological diversity
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

06.03.2019

David R. Braun, Vera Aldeias, Will Archer, J Ramon Arrowsmith, Niguss Baraki, Christopher J. Campisano, Alan L. Deino, Erin N. DiMaggio, Guillaume Dupont-Nivet, Blade Engda, David A. Feary, Dominique I. Garello, Zenash Kerfelew, Shannon P. McPherron, David B. Patterson, Jonathan S. Reeves, Jessica C. Thompson, and Kaye E. Reed

https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2019/05/28/1820177116

Males with a mother living in their group have higher paternity success in bonobos but not chimpanzees
Current Biology

05.20.2019

Martin Surbeck, Christophe Boesch, Catherine Crockford, Klaus Zuberbuhler, Linda Vigilant, Kevin Langergraber

https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(19)30338-0

Doi: doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2019.03.040

Increased variation in numbers of presacral vertebrae in suspensory mammals
Nature: Ecology & Evolution

05.13.2019

Scott A. Williams, Jeffrey K. Spear, Lauren Petrullo, Deanna M. Goldstein, Amanda B. Lee, Amy L. Peterson, Danielle A miano, Elska B Kaczmarek, Milena R. Shattuck

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-019-0894-2

Hyena politics: The dynamics of dynasties
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

04.30.2019, vol 116 (18) 8644–8645

Joan B Silk

https://www.pnas.org/content/116/18/8644

The evolutionary history of the human face
Nature Ecology & Evolution

04.15.2019

Rodrigo S. Lacruz, Chris B. Stringer, William H. Kimbel, Bernard Wood, Katerina Harvati, Paul O’Higgins, Timothy G. Bromage, Juan-Luis Arsuaga

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-019-0865-7

Evidence for increased hominid diversity in the Early-Middle Pleistocene of Indonesia
Nature: Ecology & Evolution

04.08.2019

Clement Zanoli et al, including Jay Kelley

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-019-0860-z

Causal understanding is not necessary for the improvement of culturally evolving technology
Nature Human Behavior

04.01.2019

Maxime Derex, Jean-Francois Bennofon, Robert Boyd, Alex Mesoudi

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41562-019-0567-9

https://osf.io/27stg/
image and video links

The life history of human foraging: Cross-cultural and individual variation
BioRxiv

03.12.2019

Jeremy Koster et al, including Kim Hill (42 coauthors)

https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/574483v1

Quaternary history of the Lake Magadi Basin, southern Kenya Rift: Tectonic and climatic controls
Palaeogeography, Paleaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology

03.15.2019, vol 518, 97–118

R Berhart Owen, Robin W Renaut, Veronica M Muiruri, Nathan M Rabideaux, Tim K. Lowenstein, Emma P McNulty, Kennie Leet, Daniel Deocampo, Shangde Luo, Alan L. Deino, Andrew Cohen, Mark J. Sier, Christopher Campisano, Chun-Chou Shen, Anne Billingsley, Anthrony Mbuthia, Mona Stockhecke

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018218308599

Human impact erodes chimpanzee behavioral diversity
Science

03.07.2019

Hjalmar S. Kuhl et al, including Kevin Langergraber and Kevin Lee

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2019/03/06/science.aau4532?rss=1

DOI: 10.1126/science.aau4532

Moralizing gods, impartiality and religious parochialism across 15 societies
Proceedings of the Royal Society B

03.09.2019

Martin Lange, et al, including Carla Handley, Sarah Mathew

https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rspb.2019.0202

Palaeoenvironments and plant availability during MIS 6 to MIS 3 on the edge of the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain (south coast, South Africa) as indicated by phytolith analysis at Pinnacle Point
Quaternary Science Reviews

03.01.2019

Irene Esteban, Curtis W Marean, Richard M Cowling, Erich C Fisher, Dan Cabanes, Rosa M Albert

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277379118309181

The efficacy of whole human genome capture on ancient dental calculus and dentin
American Journal of Physical Anthropology

03.2019, vol 168 (3), 496–509

Kirsten A Ziesemer et al, including Andrew T Ozga, Anne Stone
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/ajpa.23763

An agent-based approach to weighted decision making in the spatially and temporally variable South African palaeoscape
SocArXiv Papers

02.14.2019

Colin Wren, Chloe Atwater, Kim Hill, Marco Janssen, Jan de Vynck, Curtis W Marean

https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/fxmpt/

Origins of the human predatory pattern: The transition to large-animal exploitation by early hominins
Current Anthropology

02.05.2019

Jessica C. Thompson, Susana Carvalho, Curtis W. Marean, Zeresenay Alemseged

https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/abs/10.1086/701477

https://doi.org/10.1086/701477

Male-female relationships in olive baboons (Papio anubis): Parenting or mating effort?
Journal of Human Evolution vol 127, 81–92

02.2019

Veronika Stadele, Eila R. Roberts, Brenda J. Barrett, Shirley C. Strum, Linda Vigilant, Joan B. Silk

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0047248418301015

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2018.09.003

2018

Rapid evolution of a skin-lightening allele in southern African KhoeSan
PNAS

12.26.2018

Meng Lin, Rebecca L. Siford, et al.

https://www.pnas.org/content/115/52/13324

Tragedy revisited
Science (Policy Forum)

12.14.2018

Robert Boyd, Pete J. Richerson, Ruth Meinzen-Dick, et al.

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/362/6420/1236

Agent-based least-cost path analysis and the diffusion of Cantabrian Lower Magdalenian engraved scapulae
Journal of Archaeological Science vol 99: 1–9

11.20.2018

Claudine Gravel-Miguel, Colin D. Wren

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440318303285

Late Pleistocene records of speleothem stable isotopic compositions from Pinnacle Point on the South African south coast
Quaternary Research

10.11.2018

Kerstin Braun, Miryam Bar-Matthews, Alan Matthews, Avner Ayalon, Erich C. Fisher, Kelsey Dyez, Tami Zilberman, Curtis W. Marean

https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/quaternary-research/article/late-pleistocene-records-of-speleothem-stable-isotopic-compositions-from-pinnacle-point-on-the-south-african-south-coast/A8E591FAB2DA3170BB54E3B567312258

https://doi.org/10.1017/qua.2018.61

Progressive aridification in East Africa over the last half million years and implications for human evolution
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

10.08.2018

R. Bernhart Owen, Veronica M. Muiruri, Tim K. Lowenstein, Robin W. Renaut, Nathan Rabideaux, Shangde Luo, Alan L. Deino, Mark J. Sier, Guillaume Dupont-Nivet, Emma P. McNulty, Kennie Leet, Andrew Cohen, Christopher Campisano, Daniel Deocampo, Chuan-Chou S

http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/10/03/1801357115

https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1801357115

UA Eurekalert release:
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-10/uoa-dlp100318.php

HKBU Eurekalert release: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-10/hkbu-hsd100918.php

The role of dietary competition in the origination and early diversification of North American euprimates
Proceedings of the Royal Society B
, vol 285, issue 1884

08.01.2018

Laura K. Stroik, Gary T. Schwartz

http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/285/1884/20181230

doi: 10.1098/rspb.2018.1230

Social information can potentiate understanding despite inhibiting cognitive effort
Nature: Scientific Reports

07.02.2018

Maxime Derex, Robert Boyd

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-28306-z

New genus of extinct Holocene gibbon associated with humans in Imperial China
Science, vol 360, 6395:136–1349

06.22.2018

Samuel T. Turvey, Kristoffer Bruun, Alejandra Ortiz, James Hansford, Songmei Hu, Yan Ding, Tianen Zhang, Helen J. Chatterjee

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6395/1346.full

DOI:10.1126/science.aao4903

Quality versus quantity: Do weak bonds enhance the fitness of female baboons?
Animal Behaviour vol 140: 207–211

06.2018

Joan B. Silk, Robert M. Seyfarth, Dorothy L. Cheney

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003347218301222

Evo-devo models of tooth development and the origin of hominoid molar diversity
Science Advances
vol 4, no. 4

04.11.2018

Alejandra Ortiz, Shara E. Bailey, Gary T. Schwartz, Jean-Jacques Hublin, Matthew Skinner

http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/4/eaar2334/tab-pdf

doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aar2334

Divide and conquer: Intermediate levels of population fragmentation maximize dultural accumulation
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B

04.05.2018

Maxime Derex, Charles Perreault, Robert Boyd

http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/royptb/373/1743/20170062.full.pdf

The timing and causes of a unique chimpanzee community fission preceding Gombe’s “Four-year war”
American Journal of Physical Anthropology

03.22.2018

Joseph T. Feldblum, Sofie Manfredi, Ian C. Gilby, Anne E. Pusey

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ajpa.23462

https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.23462

Humans thrived in South Africa through the Toba eruption about 74,000 years ago
Nature
555: 511–515

03.12.2018

Eugene I. Smith, Zenobia Jacobs, Racheal Johnsen, Minghua Ren, Erich C. Fisher, Simen Oestmo, Jayne Wilkoms, Jacob A. Harris, Panagiotis Karkanas, Shelby Fitch, Amber Ciravolo, Deborah Keenan, Naomi Cleghorn, Christine S. Lane, Thalassa Mathews, Curtis W. Marean

https://www.nature.com/articles/nature25967

doi:10.1038/nature25967

A new Pleistocene hominin tracksite from the Cape South Coast, South Africa
Nature: Scientific Reports

02.28.2018

Charles W. Helm, Richard T. McCrea, Hayley C. Cawthra, Martin G. Lockley, Richard M. Cowling, Curtis W. Marean, Guy H.H. Thesen, Tammy S. Pigeon Sinead Hattingh

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-22059-5

doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-22059-5

Meat eating by wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii): Effects of prey age on carcass consumption sequence
International Journal of Primatology

02.09.2018

Ian C. Gilby, Daniel Wawrzyniak

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10764-018-0019-9

Engraved ostrich eggshell from Middle Stone Age context of Goda Buticha, Ethiopia
Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports
17: 723–729

02.2018

Zalalem Assefa, Asfawossen Asrat, Erella Hovers, Yin Lam, Osbjorn Pearson, David Pleurdeau

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352409X17304285

doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2017.12.035

Human mate-choice copying is domain-general social learning
Nature: Scientific Reports

01.29.2018

Sally E. Street, Thomas J.H. Morgan, Alex Thornton, Gillian R. Brown, Kevin N. Laland, Catharine P. Cross

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-19770-8

Archaeology may help climate-change adaptation
Environmental Research Web

01.16.2018

Kerstin Braun

http://environmentalresearchweb.org/cws/article/news/70868

2017

Ardipithecus ramidus and the evolution of the human cranial base. William Kimbel, Gena Suwa, Berhane Asfaw, Yoel Rak, Tim White. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . August 2017.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1322639111 | View article in PNAS (link is external)

Diet of Australopithecus afarensis from the Pliocene Hadar Formation, Ethiopia. Jonathan G. Wynn, Matt Sponheimer, William H. Kimbel, Zeresenay Alemseged, Kaye Reed, Zelalem K. Bedaso, and Jessica N. Wilson. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences vol. 110 no. 26 . August 2017.
| View article in PNAS (link is external)

Ancient pathogen genomics: Insights into timing and adaptation. K Harkins, AC Stone. Journal of Human Evolution 79: 137–149. August 2017.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2014.11.002 DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

Pre-Columbian tuberculosis in Tierra del Fuego? Paleopathologies and molecular evidence for discussion. RA Guichon, JE Buikstra, AC Stone, KM Harkins, JA Suby, M Massone, Iglesias A Preito, AK Wilbur, F Constantinescu, Martin C Rodriguez. International Journal of Paleopathology vol 11: 92–101. August 2017.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpp.2015.09.003 | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

The most invasive species of all. Curtis W. Marean. Scientific American Volume 313, Issue 2: 32–39. August 2017.
| View article on Scientific American (link is external)

2016

Climate-mediated shifts in Neandertal subsistence behaviors at Pech de l’Aze IV and Roc de Marsal (Dordogne Valley, France). Jamie Hodgkins, Curtis W Marean, Alain Turq, Dennis Sandgathe, Shannon JP McPherron, Harold Dibble. Journal of Human Evolution 96: 1–8. May 2016.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2016.03.009 DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

Evolution: Taxonomies of cognition. Joan Silk. Nature 532: 176. April 2016.
DOI: 10.1038/532176a | View article in Nature (link is external) | Download PDF

Strontium isotope investigation of ungulate movement patterns on the Pleistocene Paleo-Agulhas Plain of the Greater Cape Floristic Region, South Africa. Sandi R. Copeland, Hayley C. Cawthra, Erich C. Fisher, Julia A. Lee-Thorp, Richard M. Cowling, Petrus J. le Roux, Jamie Hodgkins, Curtis W. Marean. Quaternary Science Reviews 141: 65–84. April 2016.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)
The John Templeton Foundation (2014-18)

Cultural history, not ecological environment, is the main determinant of human behavior. Sarah Mathew, Charles Perreault. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 283 (1826). March 2016.
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0177 | View article on Royal Society (link is external) | Download PDF

Successful enrichment and recovery of whole mitochondrial genomes from ancient human dental calculus. AT Ozga, MA Nieves-Colon, TP Honap, K Sankaranaryanan, CA Hoffman, GR Milner, CM Lewis, AC Stone, C Warinner. American Journal of Physical Anthropology . March 2016.
DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.22960 | View abstract (link is external)

Partial connectivity increases cultural accumulation within groups. Maxime Derex, Rob Boyd. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences vol. 113 no. 11 . March 2016.
DOI: 10.173/pnas.1518798113 | View article in PNAS (link is external)
The John Templeton Foundation (2014-18)

Are isolated indigenous populations headed toward extinction?. RS Walker, DC Kessler, KR Hill. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0150987. March 2016.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150987 DOI Link (link is external) | View article on PLOS (link is external)

Return rates from intertidal foraging from Blombos Cave to Pinnacle Point: Understanding early human economies. Jan C. DeVynck, Robert Anderson, Chloe Atwater, Richard M. Cowling, Erich C. Fisher, Curtis W. Marean, Robert S. Walker, Kim Hill. Journal of Human Evolution 92: 101–115. March 2016.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2016.01.008 | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)
The John Templeton Foundation (2014-18)

Phylogenomic reconstruction supports supercontinent origins for Leishmania. KM Harkinds, RS Schwartz, RA Cartwright, AC Stone. Infection, Genetics, and Evolution 38: 101–109. March 2016.
DOI: 10.1016/j.meegid.2015.11.030 DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

A simple rule governs the evolution and development of hominin tooth size. Alistair R. Evans, E. Susanne Daly, Kierstin K. Catlett, Kathleen S. Paul, Stephen J. King, Matthew M. Skinner, Hans P. Nesse, Jean-Jacques Hublin, Grant C. Townsend,Gary T. Schwartz, Jukka Jernvall. Nature vol 530: 477–480. February 2016.
DOI: 10.1038/nature16972 | View article in Nature (link is external) | Download PDF
The John Templeton Foundation (2014-18)

The Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project: Inferring the environmental context of human evolution from eastern African rift lake deposits. Cohen, A., Campisano, C., Arrowsmith, R., Asrat, A., Behrensmeyer, A. K., Deino, A., Feibel, C., Hill, A., Johnson, R., Kingston, J., Lamb, H., Lowenstein, T., Noren, A., Olago, D., Owen, R. B., Potts, R., Reed, K., Renaut, R., et al (61 Authors). Scientific Drilling 21: 1–16. February 2016.
DOI: 10.5194/sd-21-1-2016 DOI Link (link is external) | View article on Scientific Drilling (link is external)

Seasonal availability of edible underground and aboveground carbohydrate resources to human foragers on the Cape south coast, South Africa. Jan C. De Vynck, Richard Cowling, Alastair J. Potts, Curtis W. Marean. PeerJ . February 2016.
DOI: 10.7717/peerj.1679 DOI Link (link is external) | View article in PeerJ (link is external)
The John Templeton Foundation (2014-18)

Infant mortality risk and paternity certainty are associated with postnatal maternal behavior toward adult male mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei geringei). S Rosenbaum, JP Hirwa, JB Silk, L Vigilant, TS Soinski. PLoS ONE 11 (2): e0147441. February 2016.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on PLOS (link is external) | Download PDF

Age-related changes in molar topography and shearing crest length in a wild population of mountain gorillas from Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. Halszka Glowacka, Shannon C. McFarlin, Kierstin K. Catlett, Antoine Mudakikwa, Timothy G. Bromage, Michael R. Cranfield, Tara S. Stoinski, Gary T. Schwartz. Journal of Physical Anthropology . February 2016.
DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.22943 | View article on Wiley Online (link is external)

Characterization of obsidian from the Tibetan Plateau by SRF and NAA. C Perreault, MT Boulanger, AM Hudson, D Rhode, DB Madsen, JW Olsen, ML Steffen, J Quade, MD Glascock, PJ Brantingham. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 5: 392–399. February 2016.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2015.12.009 DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

Relationships between adult male and maturing mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei geringei) persist across developmental stages and social upheaval. S Rosenbaum, JP Hirwa, JB Silk, TS Stoinski. Ethology 122 (2): 134–150. February 2016.
DOI: 10.1111/eth.12457 | View article on Wiley Online (link is external)

Animal Behaviour: Friendship enhances trust in chimpanzees. JB Silk. Current Biology 26 (2): R76–78. January 2016.
DOI: doi:10.1016/j.cub.2015.11.030 DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external) | Download PDF
The John Templeton Foundation (2014-18)

The evolution of altruistic social preferences in human groups. Joan B. Silk, Bailey R. House. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 371 (1687). January 2016.
DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0097 | View article on Royal Society (link is external) | Download PDF

A simple rule for the evolution of contingent cooperation in large groups. RH Schonmann, R Boyd. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 371: 1687. January 2016.
DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0099 | View article on Royal Society (link is external) | Download PDF

Cranial vault thickness in fossil hominins: Does Homo erectus have uniquely thick vault bones?. L Copes, W Kimbel. Journal of Human Evolution 90:120–134. January 2016.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2015.08.008 DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

Reproductive state and rank influence patterns of meat consumption in wild female chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii). RC O’Malley, MA Stanton, IC Gilby, EV Lonsdorf, A Pusey, A Markham, CM Murray. Journal of Human Evolution 90: 16–28. January 2016.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2015.09.009 DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

2015

Variability of innate immune system genes in Native American populations—relationship with history and epidemiology. JD-R Lindenau, FM Salzano, AM Hurtado, KR Hill, ML Petzl-Erler, LT Tsuneto, MH Hutz. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159: 722–728. December 2015.
DOI: DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.22917 | View article on Wiley Online (link is external) | Download PDF

Tephrostratigraphy and depositional environment of young (<2.94 Ma) Hadar Formation deposits at Ledi-Geraru, Afar, Ethiopia. EN DiMaggio, JR Arrowsmith, CJ Campisano, R Johnson, AL Deino, M Warren, S Fisseha, AS Cohen. Journal of African Earth Science 112: 234–250. December 2015.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2015.09.018 DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

The Pinnacle Point shell midden complex: A high resolution mid- to late Holocene record of later Stone Age coastal foraging along the Southern Cape coast of South Africa. James R. McGrath, Naomi Cleghorn, Betina Gennari, Struan Henderson, Katharine Kyriacou, Cindy Nelson-Viljoen, Peter Nilssen, Leesha Richardson, Christopher Shelton, Jayne Wilkins, Curtis W. Marean. South African Archaeological Bulletin 70: 209-219. December 2015.
| Learn more (link is external)

Validation of qPCR methods for the detection of Mycobacterium in New World animal reservoirs. G Housman, V Boere, AD Gravitol, J Malukiewicz, LCM Pereira, e Silva I de Oliverira, CR Ruiz-Miranda, R Truman, AC Stone. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases . November 2015.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on PLOS (link is external)

Microdemographic determinants of population recovery among the Northern Ache. JD Baker, K Hill, AM Hurtado, A Alcantara, E Hunsinger, W Sprague. Human Biology 87 (1): 5–18. November 2015.
DOI: 10.13110/humanbiology.87.1.0005 | View abstract (link is external)

Leadership in mammalian societies: Emergence, distribution, power, and payoff. Jennifer E. Smith, Sergey Gavrilets, Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, Paul L. Hooper, Claire El Mouden, Daniel Nettle, Christoph Hauert, Kim Hill, Susan Perry, Anne E. Pusey, Mark van Vugt, Eric Alden Smith. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31(1): 13–26. November 2015.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on Trends in Ecology and Evolution (link is external)

‘Impact hunters’ catalyse cooperative hunting in two wild chimpanzee communities. Ian Gilby, Zarin P. Machanda, Deus C. Mjungu, Jeremiah Rosen, Martin N. Muller, Anne E. Pusey, and Richard W. Wrangham. Royal Society Philosophical Transactions B . October 2015.
| View article on Royal Society (link is external)

The big man mechanism: How prestige fosters cooperation and creates prosocial leaders. J Henrich, M Chudek, R Boyd. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 370 (1683). October 2015.
DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0013 | View article on Royal Society (link is external)
The John Templeton Foundation (2014-18)

An evolutionary anthropological perspective on modern human origins. Curtis W. Marean. Annual Review of Anthropology 44: 533–556. October 2015.
DOI Link (link is external) | View on Annual Reviews (link is external)
The John Templeton Foundation (2014-18)

Reasoning about cultural and genetic transmission: Developmental and cross-cultural evidence from Peru, Fiji, and the United States on how people make inferences about trait transmission. C Moya, R Boyd, J Henrich. Topics in Cognitive Science 7 (4): 595–610. September 2015.
DOI: 10.1111/tops.12163 | View article on Wiley Online (link is external)

The foundations of the human cultural niche. Maxime Derex, Rob Boyd. Nature Communications Vol 6, article #8398. September 2015.
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms9398 | View article in Nature (link is external)
The John Templeton Foundation (2014-18)

Mortality from contact-related epidemics among indigenous populations in Greater Amazonia. R Walker, L Sattenspiel, K. Hill. Nature.com Scientific Reports 5: 14032. September 2015.
DOI: DOI: 10.1038/srep14032 | View article in Nature Scientific Reports (link is external)

Taphonomy of fossils from the hominin-bearing deposits at Dikika, Ethiopia. Jessica Thompson, Shannon McPherron, Rene Bobe, Denne Reed, W. Andrew Barr, Jonathan Wynn, Curtis Marean, Denis Geraads, Zeresenay Alemseged. Journal of Human Evolution 85: 112–135. September 2015.
DOI Link | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

Defining the genus Homo. Jeffrey H. Schwartz, Ian Tattersall. Science vol 349, 6251: 931–932. August 2015.
DOI Link | View article on Science (link is external)

Lemur biorhythms and life history evolution. Russell Hogg, Laurie Godfrey, Gary Schwartz, Wendy Dirks, Timothy Bromage. PLOS One . August 2015.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0134210 | View article on Science (link is external)

Interpreting human behavior from depositional rates and combustion features through the study of sedimentary microfacies at site Pinnacle Point 5–6, South Africa. P. Karkanas, K.S. Brown, E.C. Fisher, Z. Jacobs, C.W. Marean. Journal of Human Evolution 85: 1–21. August 2015.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2015.04.006 | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

Unpaid researchers: Fieldwork grants would up diversity. Joan Silk. Nature 523: 158. July 2015.
DOI: 10.1038/523158b | View article in Nature (link is external)

Paleoscape model of coastal South Africa during modern human origins: Progress in scaling and coupling climate, vegetation, and agent-based models on XSEDE. Eric Shook, Colin D. Wren, Curtis W. Marean, Alastair J. Potts, Janet Franklin, Francois Engelbrecht, David O’Neal, et al.. Proceedings of the 2015 Annual Conference on Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment . July 2015.
DOI: 10.1145/2792745.2792747 | View abstract (link is external)
The John Templeton Foundation (2014-18)

Social bonds in the dispersing sex: Partner preferences among adult female chimpanzees. Steffen Foerster, Karen McLellan, Kara Schroepfer-Walker, Carson M. Murray, Christopher Krupenye, Ian C. Gilby, Anne E. Pusey. Animal Behaviour vol 105, 139–152. July 2015.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

Third-party monitoring and sanctions aid the evolution of language. Robert Boyd, Sarah Mathew. Evolution and Human Behavior 36 (6): 475–479. June 2015.
DOI: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2015.06.002 | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)
The John Templeton Foundation (2014-18)

Behavioural variation in 172 small-scale societies indicates that social learning is the main mode of human adaptation. Sarah Mathew, Charles Perrault. Proceedings of the Royal Society B . June 2015.
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.0061 | View article on Royal Society (link is external)
The John Templeton Foundation (2014-18)

A composite genome approach to identify phylogenetically informative data from next-generation sequencing. RS Schwartz, KM Harkins, AC Stone, RA Cartwright. BMC Bioinformatics 16:193. June 2015.
DOI: 10.1186/s12859-015-0632-y | View article in BMC Bioinformatics (link is external)

Natural and anthropogenic hybridization in two species of eastern Brazilian marmosets (Callithrix jacchus and C. penicillata). J Malukiewicz, V Boere, L Fuzessy, AD Grativol, IO Silva, LCM Pereira, CR Ruiz-Miranda, YM Valenca, and AC Stone. PLOS One . June 2015.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on PLOS (link is external)

Protecting isolated tribes. R. Walker, K. Hill. Science vol 348, issue 6239: 1061. June 2015.
DOI: 10.1126/science.aac6540 | View article on Science (link is external)

Male rank, not paternity, predicts male-immature relationships in mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei geringei). S Rosenbaum, JP Hirwa, JB Silk, L Vigilant, TS Stoinski. Animal Behaviour 104: 13–24. June 2015.
DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.02.025 DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

Submerged shorelines and landscape features offshore of Mossel Bay, South Africa. HC Cawthra, JS Compton, EC Fisher, CW Marean; edited by J Harff, G Bailey, F Lüth. Geology and Archaeology: Submerged landscapes of the continental shelf Special Publication of the Geological Society of London 411, 219–233. May 2015.
DOI: 10.1144/SP411.11 | View article at Geological Society of London (link is external)

Social learning and the replication process: An experimental investigation. Maxime Derex, Romain Feron, Bernard Godelle, Michel Raymond. Proceedings of the Royal Society B . May 2015.
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.0719 | View article on Royal Society (link is external)
The John Templeton Foundation (2014-18)

Solving the puzzle of human warfare requires an explanation of battle raids and cultural institutions. MR Zefferman, R Baldini, Sarah Mathew. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (20): E2557. May 2015.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1504458112 | View article in PNAS (link is external)

Technical considerations and methodology for creating high-resolution, color-corrected, and georectified photomosaics of stratigraphic sections at archaeological sites. E.C. Fisher, D. Akkaynak, J. Harris, A.I.R. Herries, Z. Jacobs, P. Karkanas, C.W. Marean, J.R. McGrath. Journal of Archaeological Science 57: 380–394. May 2015.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2015.02.022 | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

Diurnal variation in salivary cortisol across age classes in Ache Amerindian males of Paraguay. D Amir, PT Ellison, KR Hill, RG Bribiescas. American Journal of Human Biology 27 (3): 344–348. May 2015.
DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22645 | View article on Wiley Online (link is external)

A new research strategy for integrating studies of paleoclimate, paleoenvironment, and paleoanthropology. Curtis W. Marean, Kierstin Braun, Erich Fisher, Janet Franklin, Kim Hill, Marco Janssen et al. Evolutionary Anthropology 24: 62–72 (2015). April 2015.
DOI: 10.1002/evan.21443 | View article on Wiley Online (link is external)

An evolutionary theory of large-scale human warefare: Group-structured cultural selection. Matthew R Zefferman, Sarah Mathew. Evolutionary Anthropology 24 (2): 50–61.. April 2015.
| View article on Wiley Online (link is external)

Climate and species richness predict the phylogenetic structure of African mammal communities. J. Kamilar, L. Beaudrot, K. Reed. PLOS One e0121808. April 2015.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121808 | View article on PLOS (link is external)

Genetic analyses suggest male philopatry and territoriality in savanna-woodland chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) of Ugalla, Tanzania. DL Moore, KE Langergraber, L Vigilant. International Journal of Primatology 36 (2), 377–397. March 2015.
DOI: 10.1007/s10764-015-9830-8 DOI Link (link is external) | View on Springer Link (link is external)

Early Homo at 2.8 Ma from Ledi-Geraru, Afar, Ethiopia. B. Villmoare, W.H. Kimbel, C. Seyoum, C.J. Campisano, E.N. DiMaggio, J. Rowan, D.R. Braun, J.R. Arrowsmith, K.E. Reed. Science 347, 1352–1355. March 2015.
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa1343 | View article on Science (link is external)

Late Pliocene fossiliferous sedimentary record and the environmental context of early Homo from Afar, Ethiopia. E.N DiMaggio, C.J. Campisano, J. Rowan, G. Dupont-Nivet, A.L. Deino, F. Bibi, M. Lewis, A. Souron, L. Werdelin, K.E. Reed, J.R. Arrowsmith. Science 347, 1355–1359. March 2015.
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa1415 | View article on Science (link is external)

Different selection pressures give rise to distinct ethnic phenomena: A functionalist framework with illustrations from the Peruvian Altiplano. C Moya, R Boyd. Human Nature 26 (1): 1–27. March 2015.
DOI: 10.1007/s12110-015-9224-9 | View on Springer Link (link is external)

Determinants of social preferences among female chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) at Gombe National Park, Tanzania. S. Foerster, K. Mclellan, K. Schroepfer-Walker, C. M. Murray, C. Krupenye,I. C. Gilby, & A. E. Pusey.. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Vol. 156, pp. 135-135. March 2015.

Rank and reproductive state as predictors of female faunivory in Kasekela chimpanzees. R.C. O'Malley, M.A. Stanton,I. C. Gilby, E. V. Lonsdorf, A. Pusey, A.C. Markham, & C.M. Murray. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Vol. 156, pp. 240-240. March 2015.

Autosomal Admixture in Natural and Anthropogenic Hybrids of Two Species of Eastern Brazilian Marmosets (Callithrix jacchus and C. penicillata). J. Malukiewicz, V. Boere, A. D. Grativol, I.O. Silva, L. Pereira, C.R. Ruiz-Miranda, & A. C. Stone. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Vol. 156, pp. 212-212. March 2015.

Chimpanzee hand-clasp grooming, a socially learned tradition, as a marker of social relationship. R.W. Wrangham, Z.P. Machanda, A. Bernard, R. Donovan, I. Gilby, J. Rosen, & M. Muller. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Vol. 156, pp. 327-327. March 2015.

Comparison of aDNA yields from calculus and tooth roots in pre-Columbian skeletal remains. M.A. Nieves-Colon,A. Ozga, T.P. Honap, W. J. Pestle, C. Warinner, & A. C. Stone. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Vol. 156, pp. 236-236. March 2015.

Genome-wide DNA methylation variation in baboon bone and cartilage. Genevieve A. Housman, Lorena M. Havill, and Anne C. Stone. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Vol. 156. March 2015.

Inter-individual variation in communal hunting in three wild chimpanzee communities. I. C. Gilby, Z. P. Machanda, D.C. Mjungu, M. N. Muller, A. E. Pusey, & R. W. Wrangham. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Vol. 156, pp. 144-145. March 2015.

Investigating the presence of mycobacterial pathogens in New World primates. T. P. Honap,G. Housman, G. Erkenswick, J. Malukiewicz, V. Boere, L.C. Machado-Pereira,... & A.C. Stone. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Vol. 156, pp. 169-169. March 2015.

The adaptive value of male relationships in the chimpanzees of Gombe National Park, Tanzania. J. T. Feldblum, C. Krupenye, E. E. Wroblewski, R. S. Rudicell, B. H. Hahn, A. E. Pusey, & I. C. Gilby. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Vol. 156, pp. 131-131. March 2015.

Paleodistribution modeling in archaeology and paleoanthropology. J. Franklin, Alastair Potts, Erich Fisher, Richard Cowling, and Curtis W. Marean. Quaternary Science Reviews 110: 1–14. February 2015.
DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.12.015 | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

Are evolutionary views of human warfare converging? A review of war, peace, and human nature: The convergence of evolutionary and cultural views. Sarah MathewDouglas P. Fry. Cliodynamics: The Journal of Quantitative History and Cultural Evolution 6 . January 2015.
| View article on eScholarship (link is external)

How Humans Evolved. Robert Boyd, J.B. Silk. . January 2015.

2014

Screening ancient tuberculosis with qPCR: Challenges and opportunities. KM Harkins, JE Buikstra, T Campbell, KI Bos, ED Johnson, J Krause, AC Stone. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 370: 1660. December 2014.
DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2013.0622 | View article on Royal Society (link is external)

Sexually coercive male chimpanzees sire more offspring. Joseph T. Feldblum1, Emily E. Wroblewski, Rebecca S. Rudicell, Beatrice H. Hahn, Thais Paiva, Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel, Anne E. Pusey, Ian C. Gilby. Current Biology . December 2014.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

The origins and significance of coastal resource use in Africa and Western Eurasia. Curtis W. Marean. Journal of Human Evolution . December 2014.
| View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

A Middle Stone Age paleoscape near the Pinnacle Point caves, Vleesbaai, South Africa. S. Oestmo, B.J. Schoville, J.Wilkins, C.W. Marean . Quaternary International . November 2014.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

Relatedness, co-residence, and shared fatherhood Among Ache foragers of Paraguay. Ryan M. Ellsworth, Drew H. Bailey, Kim R. Hill, Ana M. Hurtado, Robert S. Walker. Current Anthropology Vol. 55, No. 5, pp. 647-653 . October 2014.
| View article on JSTOR (link is external)

The Omo Mursi Formation: A window into the East African Pliocene. Michelle S.M. Drapeau, Rene Bobe, Jonathan G. Wynn, Christopher Campisano, Laurence Dumouchel, Denis Geraads. Journal of Human Evolution . October 2014.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

Lethal aggression in Pan is better explained by adaptive strategies than human impacts. Michael Wilson et al; Ian Gilby coauthor. Nature 513, 414–417. September 2014.
| View article in Nature (link is external)

News & Views: Animal behavior: The evolutionary roots of lethal conflict. Joan B. Silk. Nature 513, 321–322. September 2014.
| View article in Nature (link is external)

An experimental investigation of the functional hypothesis and evolutionary advantage of stone-tipped spears. Jayne Wilkins, Benjamin Schoville, Kyle Brown. PLoS ONE . August 2014.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on PLOS (link is external)

Benefits from grouping and cooperative hunting among Ache hunter-gatherers: Insights from an agent-based foraging model. Marco A. Janssen, Kim Hill. Journal of Human Ecology Volume 42, Issue 6, pp 823–835. August 2014.
| View on Springer Link (link is external)

Cytokine gene polymorphisms are associated with susceptibility to tuberculosis in an Amerindian population. Juliana Dalri Lindenau, Luciano Guimarães, Deise C Friedrich, A Magdalena Hurtado, Kim Hill, Francisco M Salzano, Mara Helena Hutz. International Journal of Tuberculosis Lung Disease . August 2014.
DOI: 10.5588/ijtld.14.0060 DOI Link (link is external) | View article on PubMed (link is external)

Causes, consequences, and kin bias of human group fissions. Robert S. Walker, Kim R. Hill. Human Nature Volume 25, Issue 4, pp 465–475. July 2014.
DOI: | View on Springer Link (link is external)

Inter-band Interaction among hunter-gatherers may explain cumulative culture. K. Hill, B. Wood, J. Baggio, A.M. Hurtado, R. Boyd. PLOS One . July 2014.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0102806 DOI Link (link is external) | View article on PLOS (link is external)

Geochronological and taxonomic revisions of the Middle Eocene Whistler Squat Quarry (Devil’s Graveyard Formation, Texas) and implications for the Early Uintan in Trans-Peco Texas. Chris Campisano, E. Christopher Kirk, K.E. Beth Townsend, Alan L. Deino. PLOS One . July 2014.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on PLOS (link is external)

Neandertal roots: Cranial and chronological evidence from Sima de los Huesos. J.L. Arsuaga, et al. Science . June 2014.
DOI: 10.1126/science.1253958 | View article on Science (link is external)

Fitness consequences of spousal relatedness in 46 small-scale societies. Drew H. Bailey, Kim R. Hill, Robert S. Walker. Biology Letters . May 2014.
DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2014.0160 | View article on Royal Society (link is external)

African primate assemblages exhibit a latitudinal gradient in dispersal limitation. L. Beaudrot, J.M. Kamilar, A.J. Marshall, K.E. Reed. International Journal of Primatology Volume 35, Issue 6, pp 1088–1104. April 2014.
DOI: 10.1007/s10764-014-9773-5 DOI Link (link is external) | View on Springer Link (link is external)

2013

Juvenile hominoid cranium from the terminal Miocene of Yunnan, China. XuePing Ji, Nina G. Jablonski, Denise F Su, ChengLong Deng, Lawrence J. Flynn, YouShan You, Jay Kelley. Chinese Science Bulletin Volume 58, Issue 31, pp 3771–3779. September 2013.
DOI Link (link is external) | View on Springer Link (link is external)

Isotopic evidence of early hominin diets. Matt Sponheimer, Zeresenay Alemseged, Thure E. Cerling, Frederick E. Grine, William H. Kimbel, Meave G. Leakey, Julia A. Lee-Thorp, Fredrick Kyalo Manthi, Kaye E. Reed, Bernard A. Wood, and Jonathan G. Wynn. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences vol. 110 no. 26 . June 2013.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1222579110 | View article in PNAS (link is external)

Hesitation on hominin history. William H. Kimbel. Nature: News & Views 497 (573–4). May 2013.
DOI: 10.1038/497573a | View article in Nature (link is external)

Paleoanthropologically significant South African sea caves dated to 1.0 million years using a combination of U-Pb, TT-OSL and palaeomagnetism. Robyn Pickering, Zenobia Jacobs, Andy I.R. Herries, Panagiotis Karkanas, Miryam Bar-Matthews, Jon D. Woodhead, Peter Kappen, Erich Fisher, Curtis W. Marean. Quaternary Science Reviews 65 (39–52). April 2013.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

Pliocene Giraffidae (Mammalia) from the Hadar Formation of Hadar and Ledi-Geraru, Lower Awash, Ethiopia. D. Geraads, K. Reed, R. Bobe. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33 (470–481). March 2013.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on BioOne (link is external)

The Paleobiology of Australopithecus. Kaye E. Reed, John G. Fleagle, Richard E. Leakey (editors). . January 2013.

2012

Growth, development, and life history throughout the evolution of Homo. Gary T. Schwartz. Current Anthropology 53 (S6) S395–S408. December 2012.
DOI: 10.1086/667591 | View article on JSTOR (link is external)

Life-history inference in the early hominins Australopithecus and Paranthropus. J. Kelley and G.T. Schwartz. International Journal of Primatology 33: 6 (1332–1363). December 2012.
| View on Springer Link (link is external)

Melting ice sheets 400,000 years ago raised sea level by 13 m: past analogue for future trends. D. L. Roberts, P. Karkanas, Z. Jacobs, C. W. Marean, R. G. Roberts. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 357–358 (226–237). December 2012.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

Evidence for early hafted hunting technology. Jayne Wilkins, Benjamin J. Schoville, Kyle S. Brown, Michael Chazan . Science 338: 6109 (942–946). November 2012.
DOI: 10.1126/science.1227608 | View article on Science (link is external)

New perspectives on middle Pleistocene change in the large mammal faunas of East Africa: Damaliscus hypsodon sp. nov. (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) from Lainyamok, Kenya. J.T. Faith, R. Potts, T.W. Plummer, L.C. Bishop, C.W. Marean, C.A. Tryon. . Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 361–362 (84–93). November 2012.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on Royal Society (link is external)

An early and enduring advanced technology originating 71,000 years ago in South Africa. Kyle S. Brown, Curtis W. Marean, Zenobia Jacobs, Benjamin J. Schoville, Simen Oestmo, Erich C. Fisher, Jocelyn Bernatchez, Panagiotis Karkanas, and Thalassa Matthews. Nature 491 (590–593). November 2012.
DOI: 10.1038/nature11660 | View article in Nature (link is external)

The enigmatic molar from Gondolin South Africa: Implications for Paranthropus paleobiology. F.E. Grine, R. Jacobs, K.E. Reed, M. Plavcan. Journal of Human Evolution 63 (597–609). October 2012.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

Variation in personality and fitness in wild female baboons. R,M. Seyfarth, J.B. Silk, D.L. Cheney. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 109 (16980–16985). October 2012.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1210780109 | View article in PNAS (link is external)

Evidence for intra-sexual selection in wild female baboons. D.L. Cheney, J.B. Silk, R.M. Seyfarth . Animal Behaviour 84:1 (21–27). July 2012.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

On the industrial attributions of the Aterian and Mousterian of the Maghreb. Harold L. Dibble, Vera Aldeias, Zenobia Jacobs, Deborah I. Olszewski, Zeljko Rezek, Sam C. Lin, Esteban Alvarez-Fernández, Carolyn C. Barshay-Szmidt, Emily Hallett-Desguez, Denné Reed, Kaye Reed, Daniel Richter, Teresa E. Steele, Anne Skinner, Bonnie Blac. Journal of Human Evolution Volume 63, Issue 1. July 2012.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

The exploitation of plant resources by early Homo sapiens: The phytolith record from Pinnacle Point 13B Cave, South Africa. Rosa Albert and C.W. Marean. International Journal of Geoarchaeology 27: 4 (363–384). July 2012.
DOI: 10.1002/gea.21413 | View article on Wiley Online (link is external)

Stability of partner choice among female baboons. .B. Silk, S.C. Alberts, J. Altmann, D.L. Cheney, R.M. Seyfarth. Animal Behaviour 83:6 (1511–1518). June 2012.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

New postcranial fossils of Australopithecus afarensis from Hadar, Ethiopia. Carol V. Ward, William H. Kimbel, Elizabeth H. Harmon, Donald C. Johanson. Journal of Human Evolution 63 (1–51. May 2012.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

News & Views: Human reproductive assistance. Kim Hill and A. Magdalena Hurtado. Nature 483 (160–161). March 2012.
DOI: 10.1038/483160a | View article in Nature (link is external)

The ontogeny of human prosociality: behavioral experiments with children aged 3 to 8. B.R. House, J. Henrich, S.F. Brosnan, J.B. Silk . Evolution and Human Behavior 33:4 (291–308). March 2012.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on Evolution and Human Behavior (link is external)

Geological summary of the Busidima Formation (Plio-Pleistocene) at the Hadar Paleoanthropological Site, Afar Depression, Ethiopia. Chris Campisano. Journal of Human Evolution 62 (338–352). March 2012.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

Growth and the development of sexual size dimorphism in lorises and galagos. M.T. O’Mara, A.D. Gordon, K.C. Catlett, C.J. Terranova, G.T. Schwartz. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 147:1 (11–20). January 2012.
DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.21600 | View article on PubMed (link is external)

Milankovitch cycles, paleoclimatic change, and hominin evolution. Chris Campisano. Nature Education Knowledge 4(3):5. January 2012.
| View article in Nature (link is external)

New excavations at the site of Contrebandiers Cave, Morocco. Harold L. Dibble, Vera Aldeias, Esteban Alvarez-Fernández, Bonnie A.B. Blackwell, Emily Hallett-Desguez, Zenobia Jacobs, Paul Goldberg, Sam C. Lin, André Morala, Michael C. Meyer, Deborah I. Olszewski, Kaye Reed, et al.. PaleoAnthropology (145–201). January 2012.
| View article (PDF) (link is external)

The Evolution of Primate Societies. J. Mitani, J. Call, P. Kappeler, R. Palombit, J.B. Silk (editors). . January 2012.

The role of canine reduction in diagnosing the earliest hominins: Lessons from a Miocene ape. H. Glowacka, G. Schwartz, and W. Kimbel. American Journal of Physical Anthropology S54: 151. January 2012.

2011

Development of the SAR TT-OSL procedure for dating of Middle Pleistocene beach and dune deposits along the Southern Cape coast of South Africa. Zenobia Jacobs, Richard G. Roberts, Panagiotis Karkanas, Curtis W. Marean, David L. Roberts. Quaternary Geochronology 6 (491–513). October 2011.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

CT-based study of internal structure of the anterior pillar in extinct hominins and its implications for the phylogeny of robust Australopithecus. Brian Villmoare and William Kimbel. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108 (16200–16205). September 2011.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1105844108 | View article in PNAS (link is external)

Timing of the appearance of habitual fire use. Dennis M. Sandgathea, Harold L. Dibble, Paul Goldberg, Shannon P. McPherrond, Alain Turqh, Laura Nivend, and Jamie Hodgkins. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108: 16200–16205. July 2011.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1106759108 | View article at PNAS (link is external)

The role of tracking and tolerance in relationships among friends. M. Xue, J.B. Silk. Evolution and Human Behavior 33:1 (17–25). July 2011.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on Evolution and Human Behavior (link is external)

Total station archaeology and the use of digital photography. J. A. Bernatchez and C.W. Marean. SAA Archaeological Record 11:3 (16–21). May 2011.
| View article in SAA (link is external)

Environmental implications of micromammals accumulated close to the MIS 6 to MIS 5 transition at Pinnacle Point Cave 9 (Mossel Bay, Western Cape Province, South Africa). T. Matthews, A. Rector, Z. Jacobs, A.I.R. Herries, C.W. Marean. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 302 (213–229). March 2011.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

Fossil tragelaphini (Artiodactyla: Bovidae) from the Hadar Formation, Afar Regional State, Ethiopia. K.E. Reed and F. Bibi . Journal of Mammalian Evolution 18 (57–69). March 2011.
DOI Link (link is external) | View on Springer Link (link is external)

Complete fourth metatarsal and arches in the foot of Australopithecus afarensis. C.V Ward, W.H. Kimbel, and D.C. Johanson. Science 331 (750–753). February 2011.
DOI: 10.1126/science.1201463 | View article on Science (link is external)

In vivo bone strain and finite-element modeling of the craniofacial haft in catarrhine primates. C.F Ross, M.A. Berthaume, P. Dechow, J. Iriarte-Diaz, L.B. Porro, B. Richmond, M. Spencer, and D. Strait. Journal of Anatomy 218 (112–141). January 2011.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7580.2010.01322.x DOI Link (link is external) | View article at National Center for Biotechnology Information (link is external)

Evolution of the lower third premolar in early Australopithecus. L. Delezene and W.H. Kimbel . Journal of Human Evolution 60 (711–730). January 2011.

2010

The cranial base of Australopithecus afarensis: New insights from the female skull. W.H. Kimbel and Y. Rak. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 365 (3365–3376). September 2010.
DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2010.0070 | View article on Royal Society (link is external)

Introduction to the Special Issue: The Middle Stone Age at Pinnacle Point Cave 13B, South Africa. Guest Editor of Special Issue: C.W. Marean. Journal of Human Evolution 59: 231–445. September 2010.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

Pinnacle Point Cave 13B (Western Cape Province, South Africa) in context: The Cape Floral Kingdom, shellfish, and modern human origins . Curtis W. Marean. Journal of Human Evolution 59: 425–443. September 2010.
DOI Link (link is external) | View article on ScienceDirect (link is external)

Evidence for stone-tool-assisted consumption of animal tissues before 3.39 million years ago at Dikika, Ethiopia . S. McPherron, Z. Alemseged, C. Marean, J. Wynn, D. Reed, D. Geraads, R. Bobe, and H.A. Be´arat. Nature 466 (857–860). August 2010.
DOI: 10.1038/nature09248 | View article in Nature (link is external)

“Life history space”: A multivariate analysis of life history variation in extant and extinct Malagasy lemurs. Catlett, K. K., Schwartz, G. T., Godfrey, L. R. Jungers, W. L. . American Journal of Physical Anthropology 142: 391-404. January 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.21236 | View article on Wiley Online (link is external)

2009

Dental development and life history in living African and Asian apes. J. Kelley and G. T. Schwartz. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107 (1035–1040). December 2009.
| View article in PNAS (link is external)

'Lucy' Redux: A Review of research on Australopithecus afarnesis. William H. Kimbel and Lucas K. Delezene. Yearbook of Physical Anthroplogy 52 (2–48). November 2009.
DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.21183 | View abstract (link is external)

Fire as an engineering tool of early modern human. K.S. Brown, C.W. Marean, A.I.R. Herries, Z. Jacobs, C. Tribolo, D. Braun, D. L. Roberts, M.C. Meyer, and J. Bernatchez. Science 325: 859–862. August 2009.
DOI: 10.1126/science.1175028 | View article on Science (link is external)

The feeding biomechanics and dietary ecology of Australopithecus africanus. D.S. Strait, G.W. Weber, S. Neubauer, J. Chalk, B.G. Richmond, P.W. Lucas, M.A. Spencer, C. Schrein, P.C. Dechow, C.F. Ross, I.R. Grosse, B.W. Wright, P. Constantino, B.A.Wood, B. Lawn, W.L. Hylander, Q. Wang, C. Byron, D. Slice, and A. Smith. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences vol. 106 no. 7 2124–2129. February 2009.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0808730106 | View article in PNAS (link is external)

2007

Early human use of marine resources and pigment in South Africa during the Middle Pleistocene . C.W. Marean, M. Bar-Matthews, J. Bernatchez, E. Fisher, P. Goldberg, A.I.R. Herries, Z. Jacobs, A. Jerardino, P. Karkanas, T. Minichillo, P.J. Nilssen, E. Thompson, I. Watts, and H. M. Williams. Nature 449: 905–908. August 2007.
DOI: 10.1038/nature06204 | View article in Nature (link is external)