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Harvati K.1, Reyes Centeno H.6 In press. Evolution of Homo in the Middle and Late Pleistocene. Journal of Human Evolution

Röding C.6,7, Stringer C., Lacruz R.S., Harvati K.1 In press. Mugharet el’Aliya: affinities of an enigmatic North African Aterian maxillary fragment. American Journal of Biological Anthropology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.24642

Reyes-Centeno, H.2Harvati, K.1. (In Press). Anatomical affinities of the Mumba X skeleton from Tanzania: A geometric morphometric study of the temporal bone, in: Bretzke, K., Conard, N.J. (Eds.), Mumba Cave and the Cultural Dynamics of the Middle Stone Age in East Africa. Kerns Verlag, Tübingen.


Harvati K.1Reyes Centeno H.6 2022Evolution of Homo in the Middle and Late Pleistocene. Journal of Human Evolution 173, 103279

Matthias Urban3 (2022). What color are your hearts? ‘Liver’ and ‘lungs’ in typological and areal perspective. Linguistic Typology 26 (2): 349-374.

Harvati K.1, Ackermann R.R.6 2022. Merging Morphological and Genetic Evidence to assess hybridization in Western Eurasian Late Pleistocene hominins. Nature Ecology & Evolution 6, 1573-1585. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-022-01875-z+

Uhl A., Karakostis F.A.3, Harvati K.1 2022. The application of bony labyrinth methods for forensic affinity estimation. Biology 11, 1088. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology11071088

Balzeau A.8, Albessard-Ball L., Kubicka A.M., Filippo A., Beaudet A., Santos E., Bienvenu T., Arsuaga J.-L., Bartsiokas A., Berger L., Bermúdez de Castro J.M., Brunet M., Carlson K. J., Daura J., Gorgoulis V.G., Grine F.E., Harvati K.1, Hawks J., Herries A., Hublin J.-J., Hui J., Ives R., Joordens J.A., Kaifu Y., Kouloukoussa M., Léger B., Lordkipanidze D., Margvelashvili A., Martin J., Martinón-Torres M., May H., Mounier A., du Plessis A., Rae T., Röding C.6,7, Sanz M., Semal P., Stratford D., Stringer C., Tawane M., Temming H., Tsoukala E., Zilhão J., Zipfel B., Buck L.T. 2022. Frontal sinuses and human evolution. Science Advances 8, eabp9767.

Kunze J.6, Karakostis F.A.3, Merker S., Peresani M., Hotz G., Tourloukis V.6, Harvati K.1 2022. Entheseal patterns suggest habitual tool use in early hominins. PaleoAnthropology 2022:2, 195-210.


Matthias Urban3 (2021a). Language classification, language contact and Andean prehistory: The North. Language and Linguistics Compass  15 (9): e12414. https://doi.org/10.1111/lnc3.12414

Matthias Urban3 and Steven Moran (2021). Altitude and the distributional typology of language structure: ejectives and beyond. PLoS ONE 16(2): e0245522. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0245522

Matthias Urban3 (2021b). Mochica pronouns: their internal reconstruction and their significance for worldwide patterns of paradigmatic resemblances in pronominal shapes. International Journal of American Linguistics 87 (2): 279-296.

Matthias Urban3 (2021c). The foreign contribution to the lexicon of Northern Peruvian Quechua varieties: an exploratory study. Language Dynamics and Change 11 (1): 77–129.

Matthias Urban3 (2021d). Linguistic and cultural divisions in pre-Hispanic Northern Peru. Language Sciences 85: 101354. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.langsci.2020.101354

Matthias Urban3 (2021e). The geography and development of language isolates. Royal Society Open Science 8 (4): 202232. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.20223

Matthias Urban3 (2021f). Cholón and the linguistic prehistory of northern Peru: triangulating toponymy, substrate lexis, and areal typology. Linguistic Discovery 17 (1). https://doi.org/10.1349/PS1.1537-0852.A.513

Fellows Yates J., Velsko I.M., Aron F., Posth C.6, Hofman C.A., Austin R.M., Parker C.E., Mann A.E., Nägele K., Weedman Arthur K., Arthur J.W., Bauer C.C., Crevecoeur I., Cupillard C., Curtis C.M., Dalen L., Dias-Zorita Bonilla M., Carols Dies Fernandez-Lomana J.,Drucker D.G., Escribano Escriva E., Francken M., Gibbon V.E., Gonzalez Morales M., Grande Mateu A., Harvati K.1, Henry A.G., Humphrey L., Menendez M., Mihailovic D., Peresani M., Rodrigues Moroder S., Roksandic M.5, Rougier H., Sazelova S., Stock J.T., Guy Straus L., Svoboda J., Teßmann B., Walker M.J., Power R.C., Lewis C.M., Sankaranarayanan K., Guschanski K., Wrangham R., Dewhirst F.E., Salazar-Garcia D.C., Krause J.6, Herbig A., Warinner C. 2021. The evolution and changing ecology of the African hominid oral microbiome. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2021655118

Buzi C.4, Profico A.5, Di Vincenzo F., Harvati K.1, Melchiona M., Raia P., Manzi G. 2021. Retrodeformation of the Steinheim cranium: Insights into the evolution of Neanderthals. Symmetry 13(9), 1611. DOI: 10.3390/sym13091611

Buckley S., Power R.C., Andreadaki-Vlazaki M., Akar M., Becher J., Belser M., Cafisso S., Eisenmann S., Fletcher J., Francken M., Hallager B., Harvati K.1, Ingman T., Kataki E., Maran J., Martin M.A.S., McGeorge P.JP., Milevski I., Papadimitriou A., Protopapadaki E., Salazar-García D.C., Schmidt-Schultz T., Schuenemann V.J., Shafiq R., Stuijts I., Yegorov D., Yener K.A., Schultz M., Spiteri C., Stockhammer P.W. 2021. Archaeometric evidence for the earliest exploitation of lignite from the Bronze age Eastern Mediterranean. Scientific Reports 11, 24185

Anastopoulou, I., Karakostis, F.A.3, Harvati, K.1 et al. (2021) Accurate and semi-automated reassociation of intermixed human skeletal remains recovered from bioarchaeological and forensic contexts. Sci Rep 11(20273). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-99962-x

Rathmann, H.6, Stoyanov, R., & Posamentir, R. (2021). Comparing individuals buried in flexed and extended positions at the Greek colony of Chersonesos (Crimea) using cranial metric, dental metric, and dental nonmetric traits. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1002/oa.3043

Arner A.M.7, Grogan KE, Grabowski M.9, Reyes-Centeno H.6, Perry G.H.4. (2021). Patterns of recent natural selection on genetic loci associated with sexually differentiated human body size and shape phenotypes. PLOS Genetics 17(6): e1009562. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1009562

Dediu Dan, Moisik Scott R., Baetsen W. A., Bosman Abel Marinus3, and Waters-Rist Andrea L. (2021).The vocal tract as a time machine: inferences about past speech and language from the anatomy of the speech organs. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B. http://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2020.0192

Yanovich6, I. (2021). JOINT MODELLING OF RADIOCARBON DATES FROM ULUCAK V (ANATOLIAN LATE NEOLITHIC). Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry21(1), 273-280. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.4606805

Karakostis, F. A.3 and Harvati, K.1. (2021). New horizons in reconstructing past human behavior: Introducing the “Tübingen University Validated Entheses‐based Reconstruction of Activity” method. Evolutionary Anthropology DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/evan.21892

Buzi C.4, Di Vincenzo F., Profico A., Manzi G.. (2021). The Pre-Modern Human Fossil Record in Italy from the Middle to the Late Pleistocene: An Updated Reappraisal. Alpine and Mediterranean Quaternary. https://doi.org/10.26382/AMQ.2021.03

Karakostis F.A.3, Haeufle D., Ansatopoulou I., Moraitis K., Hotz G, Tourloukis V., Harvati K.1. (2021). Biomechanics of the human thumb and the evolution of dexterity. Current Biology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2020.12.041 


Santos, P.5, Gonzàlez-Fortes, G., Trucchi, E., Ceolin, A., Cordoni, G., Guardiano, C., ... & Barbujani, G. (2020).  More rule than exception: Parallel evidence of ancient migrations in grammars and genomes of Finno-Ugric speakers. In GENES, 11(12), 1491.

Mori T, Profico A, Reyes-Centeno H.2, and Harvati K.1. (2020). Virtual reconstruction and geometric morphometric analysis of the mid-Pleistocene hominin KNM-OG 45500 (Olorgesailie, Kenya). Journal of Anthropological Sciences. doi:10.4436/jass.98022

Rathmann H.4 and Reyes-Centeno H.2. (2020). Das menschliche Gebiss als Spiegel unserer Evolution. Blickpunkt Archäologie 2:146-149

Rathmann H.4 and Reyes-Centeno H.2. (2020). The utility of different dental traits and trait combinations for inferring human population history. 10th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Human Evolution (ESHE). Podium presentation, Worldwide Online, 24.-25. September 2020. [https://www.eshe.eu/static/eshe/peshe/ESHE_2020_abstracts.pdf]

Karakostis F.A., Reyes-Centeno H.2, Franken M., Hotz G., Rademaker K., Harvati K.1. (2020). Bio-cultural evidence of precise manual activities in an Early Holocene individual of the high-altitude Peruvian Andes. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 174, 35-48 DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.24160

Beier J., Anthes N., Wahl J., Harvati K.1. (2020). Prevalence of cranial trauma in Eurasian Upper Paleolithic humans. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 174, 268-174 DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.24163

Uhl, A., Karakostis, F.A., Wahl, J., Harvati K.1. (2020), A cross-population study of sexual dimorphism in the bony labyrinth. Archaeol Anthropol Sci 12, 132

Arner, A., Reyes-Centeno, H.2Perry, G.4, & Grabowski, M.7. (2020). Pleiotropic effects on the recent evolution of human hip circumference and infant body size. In AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY (Vol. 171, pp. 10-10). 111 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN 07030-5774, NJ USA: WILEY.

Evteev, A., Santos, P., Grosheva, A., Ghirotto, S.5, & Reyes-Centeno, H.2. (2020). Associations between genetic differentiation and craniometric interpopulation distances across North Eurasia. In AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY (Vol. 171, pp. 82-82). 111 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN 07030-5774, NJ USA: WILEY.

Arner, A. M., Grogan, K. E., Grabowski, M.7Reyes-Centeno, H.2, & Perry, G. H.4. (2020). Evolutionary genomic patterns of recent natural selection on loci associated with sexually differentiated human body size and shape phenotypes. bioRxiv.

Sahle, Y.3. (2020). Eastern African Stone Age. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Oxford University Press, Oxford. doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190854584.013.53

Bosman, A. M.3Reyes-Centeno, H. 2, & Harvati, K.1. (2020). A virtual assessment of the suprainiac depressions on the Eyasi I (Tanzania) and Aduma ADU-VP-1/3 (Ethiopia) Pleistocene hominin crania. Journal of Human Evolution, 145, 102815.

Urban, M.3, & Barbieri, C.5. (2020). North and South in the ancient Central Andes: Contextualizing the archaeological record with evidence from linguistics and molecular anthropology. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, 60, 101233.

Ghirotto, S.5, Vizzari, M. T., Tassi, F., Barbujani, G., & Benazzo, A.5. (2020). Distinguishing among complex evolutionary models using unphased whole‐genome data through Random‐Forest Approximate Bayesian Computation. Molecular Ecology Resources.

Rathmann, H.4, & Reyes-Centeno, H.2. (2020). Testing the utility of dental morphological trait combinations for inferring human neutral genetic variation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117(20), 10769 -10777.

Dutkiewicz, E. 6Russo, G. 7Lee, S. 7 , &  Bentz, C. 6. (2020). SignBase, a collection of geometric signs on mobile objects in the Paleolithic. Scientific data, 7 (1), 1-14.


Mori T., Harvati K.1. (2019). Basicranial ontogeny comparison in Pan and Homo and its use for developmental stage definition of KNM-ER42700. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 170, 579-594. DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.23926

Kranioti E., Grigorescu D.,  Harvati K.1. (2019). State of the art forensic techniques reveal evidence for interpersonal violence ca. 30.000 years ago. PLoSONE 14(7): e0216718.

Rathmann H.4, Kyle B., Nikita E., Harvati K.1, Semerari G.S. (2019). Population history of southern Italy during Greek colonization inferred from dental remains. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 170, 519-534.  DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.23937

Karakostis F.A., Wallace I., Konow N., Harvati K.1. (2019). Experimental evidence that physical activity affects the multivariate associations among muscle attachments. Journal of Experimental Biology 22(23) http://jeb.biologists.org/lookup/doi/10.1242/jeb.213058

Karakostis F.A., Jeffery N., Harvati K.1. (2019). Experimental proof that multivariate patterns among muscle attachments (entheses) can reflect repetitive muscle use. Scientific Reports 9:16577 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-53021-8

Sahle, Y.3, Giusti, D., & Tourloukis, V.5. (2019). Newly discovered Middle Pleistocene hominid-bearing deposits from the Lower Awash basin, Ethiopia. Anthropological Science, 190603.

Menéndez, L. P.4, Rademaker, K., & Harvati, K.1. (2019). Revisiting East–West Skull Patterns and the Role of Random Factors in South America: Cranial Reconstruction and Morphometric Analysis of the Facial Skeleton from Cuncaicha Rockshelter (Southern Peru). PaleoAmerica, 5(4), 315-334.

Harvati, K.1, Röding, C., Bosman, A. M.3, Karakostis, F. A., Grün, R., Stringer, C.8, … & Gorgoulis, V. G.. (2019). Apidima Cave fossils provide earliest evidence of Homo sapiens in Eurasia. Nature571(7766), 500-504.

Sahle, Y.3, Giusti, D., Gossa, T., & Ashkenazy, H.3. (2019). Exploring karst landscapes: new prehistoric sites in south-central Ethiopia. Antiquity93(370).

Sahle, Y.3, & Gossa, T.. (2019). More data needed for claims about the earliest Oldowan artifacts. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences116(41), 20259 -20260.

Urban, M.3Reyes-Centeno, H.2, Bellamy, K.R., Pache, M.J.. (2019). The areal typology of western Middle and South America: Towards a comprehensive view. Linguistics

Bosman, A.M.3Harvati, K.1. (2019). A virtual assessment of the proposed suprainiac fossa on the early modern European calvaria from Cioclovina, Romania. American Journal of Physical Anthropology

Sahle, Y.3Brooks, A.S.8. (2019). Assessment of complex projectiles in the early Late Pleistocene at Aduma, Ethiopia. PLOS ONE 14(5): e0216716. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0216716

Lacruz, R.S., Stringer, C.B.8, Kimbel, W.H., Wood, B., Harvati, K.1, O’Higgins, P., Bromage, T.G., Arsuaga, J.-L.. (2019). The evolutionary history of the human face. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 726–736. doi:10.1038/s41559-019-0865-7

Politis, G.G.5, Messineo, P.G., Stafford, T.W., Lindsey, E.L.. (2019). Campo Laborde: A Late Pleistocene giant ground sloth kill and butchering site in the Pampas. Science Advances 5(3): eaau4546. doi:10.1126/sciadv.aau4546

Sahle, Y.3. (2019). Ethnoarchaeology of compound adhesive production and scraper hafting: Implications from Hadiya (Ethiopia). Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 53: 43-50. doi:10.1016/j.jaa.2018.11.001

Sahle, Y.3Reyes-Centeno, H.2Bentz, C.4. (2019). Modern Human Origins and Dispersal. DFG Center for Advanced Studies Series, vol. 2 (ed. Harvati, K.1 and Jäger, G.1). Kerns Verlag, Tübingen.

  • Chapter 1: Pagani, L.8Crevecoeur, I.8, What is Africa? A Human Perspective, pp. 15-24.
  • Chapter 2: Will, M.8Conard, N.J.6Tryon, C.A.8. (2019). Timing and trajectory of cultural evolution on the African continent 200,000-30,000 years ago, pp. 25-72.
  • Chapter 3: Sahle, Y.3, Beyene, Y., Defleur, A., Asfaw, B., WoldeGabriel, G., Hart, W.K., Morgan, L.E., Renne, P.R., Carlson, J.P., White, T.D.. (2019). Revisiting Herto: New evidence of Homo sapiens from Ethiopia, pp. 73-104.
  • Chapter 4: Sahle, Y.3, Beyene, Y., Defleur, A., Asfaw, B., WoldeGabriel, G., Hart, W.K., Renne, P.R., Carlson, J.P., White, T.D.. (2019). Human emergence: Perspectives from Herto, Afar Rift, Ethiopia, pp. 105-136.
  • Chapter 5: Bosman, A.M.3Buck, L.T.5Reyes-Centeno, H.2Mirazón Lahr, M.8Stringer, C.8Harvati, K.1. (2019). The Kabua 1 cranium: Virtual anatomical reconstructions, pp. 137-170.
  • Chapter 6: Ambrose, S.H.8. (2019). Chronological calibrations of Late Pleistocene modern human dispersals, climate change, and archaeology with geochemical isochrons, pp. 171-214.
  • Chapter 7: Tryon, C.A.8, Lewis, J.E., Ranhorn, K.. (2019). Excavating the archives: The 1956 excavation of the Late Pleistocene-Holocene sequence at Kisese II (Tanzania), pp. 215-238.
  • Chapter 8: Schmidt, V.T., Ley, R.E.. (2019). The African microbiome: Clues of human adaptation and population history, pp. 239-260.
  • Chapter 9: Schlebusch, C.M.8. (2019). Population migration and adaptation during the African Holocene: A genetic perspective, pp. 261-284.
  • Chapter 10: Güldemann, T.8. (2019). The linguistics of Holocene High Africa, pp. 285-314.
  • Chapter 11: Daneyko, T.8Bentz, C.4. (2019). Click languages tend to have large consonant inventories: Implications for language evolution and change, pp. 315-330.
  • Chapter 12: Duda, P.8, Zrzavý, J.. (2019). Towards a global phylogeny of human populations based on genetic and linguistic data, pp. 331-359.


Hublin, J. J., Ben-Ncer, A., Bailey, S. E., Freidline, S. E., Neubauer, S., Skinner, M. M., Harvati K.1, … & Gunz, P. (2018). Author Correction: New fossils from Jebel Irhoud, Morocco and the pan-African origin of Homo sapiens. Nature, 558(7711), E6-E6.

Urban, M.3. (2018). Quechuan terms for internal organs of the torso: Synchronic, diachronic, and typological perspectives. Studies in Language. International Journal sponsored by the Foundation “Foundations of Language”, 42(3), 505-528.

Bentz, C.4, Dediu, D., Verkerk, A., & Jäger, G.1. (2018). The evolution of language families is shaped by the environment beyond neutral drift. Nature Human Behaviour2(11), 816-821.

Jäger, G.1. (2018). Global-scale phylogenetic linguistic inference from lexical resources. Scientific data5(1), 1-16.

Karakostis, F. A., Vlachodimitropoulos, D., Piagkou, M., Scherf, H., Harvati, K.1, Moraitis, K.. (2018). Is bone elevation in hand muscle attachments associated with biomechanical stress? A histological approach to an anthropological question. The Anatomical Record302(7), 1093-1103.

Roksandic, M.5, Buhay, B., Byers, D., Ríos, L.L., Duncan, H.J.C., Roksandic, I.5. (2018). The earliest burial from the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua: the Angi shell-matrix site. Antiquity 92(366): 1478-1491. doi:10.15184/aqy.2018.142

Bentz, C.4. (2018). Adaptive Languages, An Information-Theoretic Account of Linguistic Diversity. De Gruyter Mouton, Berlin.

Beier, J., Anthes, N., Wahl, J., Harvati, K.1. (2018). Similar cranial trauma prevalence among Neanderthals and Upper Palaeolithic modern humans. Nature 563(7733): 686-690. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0696-8

Durán, V., Novellino, P., Menéndez, L.4, Gasco, A., Marsh, E., Barberena, R., Frigolé, C.. (2018). Barrio Ramos I: prácticas funerarias en el inicio del período de dominación inca del valle de Uspallata (Mendoza, Argentina). Relaciones de la Sociedad Argentina de Antropología 43, 55-86.

Harvati, K.1Jäger, G.1Reyes-Centeno, H.2. (2018). New Perspectives on the Peopling of the Americas. DFG Center for Advanced Studies Series, vol. 1 (ed. Harvati, K.1 and Jäger, G.1). Kerns Verlag, Tübingen.

  • Chapter 1: Nichols, J.5Bentz, C.4, Morphological complexity of languages reflects the settlement history of the Americas, pp. 13-26.
  • Chapter 2: Urban, M.3, Maritime loanwords in languages of Pacific Meso- and South America? An exploratory study, pp. 27-60.
  • Chapter 3: Muysken, P.8, Grammatical archaeology: History and contact in the indigenous languages of South America, pp. 61-78.
  • Chapter 4: Politis, G.5, Prates, L., Clocking the arrival of Homo sapiens in the Southern Cone of South America, pp. 79-106.
  • Chapter 5: Rademaker, K.5, Hodgins, G., Exploring the chronology of occupations and burials at Cuncaicha Rockshelter, Peru, pp. 107-124.
  • Chapter 6: Francken, M., Baier, J., Reyes-Centeno, H.2Harvati, K.1Rademaker, K. 5, The Human Skeletal Remains from Cuncaicha Rock Shelter, Peru, pp. 125-152.
  • Chapter 7: Strauss, A.5, Oliveira, R.E., Gratão, M., da Costa, A., Fogaça, E., Boëda, E., Human skeletal remains from Serra da Capivara, Brazil: Review of the available evidence and report on new findings, pp. 153-172.
  • Chapter 8: Menéndez, L.P.4, Giusti, D., Global and local trends of morphological variation: Application of spatial statistics to the basicranial shape pattern of southern South American populations, pp. 173-198.
  • Chapter 9: Roksandic, I.5Roksandic, M.5, Peopling of the Caribbean, pp. 199-223.

Jäger, G.1List, J.-M.8. (2018). Using ancestral state reconstruction methods for onomasiological reconstruction in multilingual word lists. Language Dynamics and Change 8, 22-54. doi: 10.1163/22105832-00801002

Karakostis, F.A., Hotz, G., Tourloukis, V.5Harvati, K.1. (2018). Evidence for precision grasping in Neandertal daily activities. Science Advances 4. doi:10.1126/sciadv.aat2369

Karakostis, F.A., Hotz, G., Scherf, H., Wahl, J., Harvati, K.1. (2018). A repeatable geometric morphometric approach to the analysis of hand entheseal three-dimensional form. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 166, 246-260. doi:10.1002/ajpa.23421

Menéndez, L.P.4. (2018). Moderate climate signature in cranial anatomy of late holocene human populations from Southern South America. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 165(2):309-326. doi:10.1002/ajpa.23355

Posth, C.8, Nakatsuka, N., Lazaridis, I., Skoglund, P., Mallick, S., Lamnidis, T.C., Rohland, N., Nägele, K., Adamski, N., Bertolini, E., Broomandkhoshbacht, N., Cooper, A., Culleton, B.J., Ferraz, T., Ferry, M., Furtwängler, A., Haak, W., Harkins, K., Harper, T.K., Hünemeier, T., Lawson, A.M., Llamas, B., Michel, M., Nelson, E., Oppenheimer, J., Patterson, N., Schiffels, S., Sedig, J., Stewardson, K., Talamo, S., Wang, C.-C., Hublin, J.-J., Hubbe, M.5Harvati, K.1, Nuevo Delaunay, A., Beier, J., Francken, M., Kaulicke, P.5Reyes-Centeno, H.2Rademaker, K.5, K., Trask, W.R., Robinson, M., Gutierrez, S.M., Prufer, K.M., Salazar-García, D.C., Chim, E.N., Müller Plumm Gomes, L., Alves, M.L., Liryo, A., Inglez, M., Oliveira, R.E., Bernardo, D.V., Barioni, A., Wesolowski, V., Scheifler, N.A., Rivera, M.A., Plens, C.R., Messineo, P.G., Figuti, L., Corach, D., Scabuzzo, C., Eggers, S., DeBlasis, P., Reindel, M., Méndez, C., Politis, G.5, Tomasto-Cagigao, E., Kennett, D.J., Strauss, A.5, Fehren-Schmitz, L., Krause, J.6, Reich, D.. (2018). Reconstructing the deep population history of Central and South America. Cell 175(5): 1185-1197.e1122. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2018.10.027

Roksandic, M.5, Radović, P., Lindal, J.. (2018). Revising the hypodigm of Homo heidelbergensis: A view from the Eastern Mediterranean. Quaternary International 466:66-81. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2017.10.013

Sahle, Y.3Reyes-Centeno, H.2Bentz, C.4. (2018). Modern human origins and dispersal: Current state of knowledge and future directions. Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues, News, and Reviews 27, 64-67. doi:10.1002/evan.21573

Sahle, Y.3, Braun, D.R.. (2018). A reply to Douze and Delagnes’s ‘The pattern of emergence of a Middle Stone Age tradition at Gademotta and Kulkuletti (Ethiopia) through convergent tool and point technologies’ [J. Hum. Evol. 91 (2016) 93–121]. Journal of Human Evolution 125:201-206. doi: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2016.10.005

Urban, M.3. (2018). Sprachlandschaften: Über die Bedeutung von Sprache(n) in der Beziehung zwischen Mensch und Umwelt. Königshausen & Neumann, Würzburg.

Yanovich, I. 5. (2018). The effect of dictionary omissions on phylogenies computationally inferred from lexical data. Language Dynamics and Change 8, 78-107. doi:10.1163/22105832-00801007


Menendez, L.4. (2017). Moderate climate signature in cranial anatomy of late holocene human populations from Southern South America. American journal of physical anthropology 165.2: 309-326.

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