Paleoanthropology Africa

Clarifying distinct models of modern human origins in Africa

BM Henn, TE Steele, TD Weaver – Current Opinion in Genetics & Development, 2018

… In the 1980s and 1990s, much of paleoanthropology was focused on whether modern humans originated across the Old World (Multiregionalism) or exclusively within Africa (Out of … a), Model 1: African Multiregionalism …

[HTML] The Howiesons Poort lithic sequence of Klipdrift Shelter, southern Cape, South Africa

K Douze, A Delagnes, S Wurz, CS Henshilwood – PloS one, 2018

… Sapiens Behaviour (SapienCE), project number 262618; to CSH and KD by a South African National Research Foundation Research Chair (SARChI) at the University of the Witwatersrand and the Evolutionary Studies Institute …

[PDF] The sexual selection of hominin bipedalism

MT Dale – Ideas in Ecology and Evolution, 2018

… All we can really state is that it is very likely that a terrestrially bipedal hominin existed in east Africa around 3 to 4 Ma … Jurmain (2000) found that the prevalence of vertebral osteophytosis (VOP) was 11 to 85 times higher in …

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