CARTA-inspired Publications

CARTA encourages transdisciplinary research to advance our understanding of human origins through its symposium series. CARTA symposia provide a forum for researchers in varied fields to come together "to explore and explain the human phenomenon.” Member interactions continue after symposia and via the web site. This page lists examples of publications inspired by interactions amongst CARTA members. The list will be updated periodically.

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Marchant, L. Handedness. In: Trevathan, W, Strier, K, eds. International Encyclopedia of Biological Anthropology. Wiley and Sons, Inc. Submitted.
Humphrey, N. The Invention of Consciousness. Topoi. Submitted.

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Boehm, C. Database for Resconstructing Late-Pleistocene Sociopolitical Behavior Through Ethnographic Analogy. In: White, D, eds. The Wiley Companion to Cross-Cultural Research . New York: Wiley. In Press.
Davidson, L. Evolution of Cognitive Archaeology through Evolving Cognitive Systems: A Chapter for Tom Wynn. In: Squeezing Minds From Stones: Cognitive Archaeology and the Evolution of the Human Mind. In Press.
Jaouen, K, Richards, M, A Le Cabec, A, W Rendud, W, Hublin, J, Soressia, M, Talamo, S. Exceptionally high δ15N values in collagen single amino acids confirm Neandertals as high-trophic level carnivores. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In Press.
Humphrey, N. The Lure of Death: Suicide and Human Evolution. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. In Press.
Boehm, C, Gintis, H, Van Schaik, C. Zoon Politikon: The Evolution of Human Socio-Political Systems. Behavioural Processes. In Press.


Tomasello, M. Becoming Human: A Theory of Ontogeny. Harvard University Press. 2019.
Landig, C, Hazel, A, Kellman, B, Fong, J, Schwarz, F, Agarwal, S, Varki, N, Massari, P, Lewis, N, Ram, S, Varki, A. Evolution of the exclusively human pathogen Neisseria gonorrhoeae: Human-specific engagement of immunoregulatory Siglecs. Evol Appl. 2019;12(2):337 - 349.
Patel, A, Rentfrow, P, Levitin, DJ. Evolutionary music cognition: Cross-species studies. In: Foundations of Music Psychology: Theory and Research. . Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 2019, p.459-501.
Fisher, S. Human Genetics: The Evolving Story of FOXP2. Curr Biol. 2019;29(2):R65-R67.
Marchetto, M, Hrvoj-Mihic, B, Kerman, B, Yu, D, Vadodaria, K, Linker, S, Narvaiza, I, Santos, R, Denli, A, Mendes, A, Oefner, R, Cook, J, McHenry, L, Grasmick, J, Heard, K, Fredlender, C, Randolph-Moore, L, Kshirsagar, R, Xenitopoulos, R, Chou, G, Hah, N, Muotri, A, Padmanabhan, K, Semendeferi, K, Gage, F. Species-specific maturation profiles of human, chimpanzee and bonobo neural cells. eLife. 2019;8:e37527.
Rightmire, G, Margvelashvili, A, Lordkipanidze, D. Variation among the Dmanisi hominins: Multiple taxa or one species?. American Journal of Physical AnthropologyAmerican Journal of Physical AnthropologyAm J Phys Anthropol. 2019;168(3):481 - 495.


Bryant, K, Preuss, T. A comparative perspective on the human temporal lobe. In: Bruner, E, Ogihara, N, Tanable, H, eds. Digital Endocasts. Tokyo, Japan: Springer Japan. 2018, p.239-258.
Lew, C, Groeniger, K, Bellugi, U, Stefanacci, L, Schumann, C, Semendeferi, K. A postmortem stereological study of the amygdala in Williams syndrome. Brain Struct Funct. 2018;223(4):1897-1907.
Bulbul, O, Pakstis, AJ, Soundararajan, U, Gurkan, C, Brissenden, JE, Roscoe, JM, Evsanaa, B, Togtokh, A, Paschou, P, Grigorenko, EL, Gurwitz, D, Wootton, S, Lagace, R, Chang, J, Speed, WC, Kidd, KK. Ancestry inference of 96 population samples using microhaplotypes. International Journal of Legal Medicine. 2018;132(3):703 - 711.
Harris, PL. Children's understanding of death: from biology to religion. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2018;373(1754).
Boehm, C. Collective Intentionality: A Basic and Early Component of Moral Evolution. Philosophical Psychology. 2018;31(5):680-702.
Gonçalves, A, Biro, D. Comparative thanatology, an integrative approach: exploring sensory/cognitive aspects of death recognition in vertebrates and invertebrates. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 2018;373(1754).