Paleoneurology

These articles discuss cognitive archaeology from the perspective of the evolution of the human nervous system.

Balzeau, A., Gilissen, E., Holloway, R. L., Prima, S., & Grimaud-Hervé, D. (2014). Variations in size, shape and asymmetries of the third frontal convolution in hominids: Paleoneurological implications for hominin evolution and the origin of language. Journal of human evolution, 76, 116-128.

Bruner, E. (2015). Functional craniology, human evolution, and anatomical constraints in the Neanderthal braincase. In T. Akazawa, N. Ogihara, H. C. Tanabe, & H. Terashima (Eds.), Dynamics of Learning in Neanderthals and Modern Humans Volume 2: Cognitive and Physical Perspectives, Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans Series, (pp. 121-129). Japan: Springer. DOI 10.1007/978-4-431-54553-8_13

Bruner, E., Grimaud-Hervé, D., Wu, X., de la Cuétara, J. M., & Holloway, R. (2015). A paleoneurological survey of Homo erectus endocranial metrics.Quaternary International, 368, 80-87.

Buckner, R. L. & Krienen, F. M. (2013). The evolution of distributed association networks in the human brain. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 18(12), 648-665.

Cofran, Z., & DeSilva, J. M. (2015). A neonatal perspective on Homo erectus brain growth. Journal of Human Evolution, 81, 41-47.

Gallagher, A. (2013). Stature, body mass, and brain size: A two-million-year odyssey. Economics & Human Biology, 11(4), 551-562.

Herculano-Houzel, S. (2012). The remarkable, yet not extraordinary, human brain as a scaled-up primate brain and its associated cost. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109(Supplement 1), 10661-10668.

Keverne, E. B. (2014). Significance of epigenetics for understanding brain development, brain evolution and behaviour. Neuroscience, 264, 207-217.

 

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