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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Jeste, D, Lee, E, Charles, C, Caspari, R, Gagneux, P, Glorioso, D, Miller, B, Semendeferi, K, Vogler, C, Nusbaum, H, Blazer, D. New Science of Practical Wisdom. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. In Press.


Chen, F, Welker, F, Shen, C, Bailey, SE, Bergmann, I, Davis, S, Xia, H, Wang, H, Fischer, R, Freidline, SE, Yu, T, Skinner, MM, Stelzer, S, Dong, G, Fu, Q, Dong, G, Wang, J, Zhang, D, Hublin, J. A late Middle Pleistocene Denisovan mandible from the Tibetan Plateau. Nature. 2019.
Tomasello, M. Becoming Human: A Theory of Ontogeny. Harvard University Press. 2019.
Churchland, P. Conscience: The Origins of Moral Intuition. New York: W. W. Norton. 2019.
Ungar, PS, Livengood, SV, Crittenden, AN. Dental Microwear of Living Hadza Foragers. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2019.
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. 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.
Landig, CS, Hazel, A, Kellman, BP, Fong, JJ, Schwarz, F, Agarwal, S, Varki, N, Massari, P, Lewis, NE, 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.
Ardesch, DJan, Scholtens, LH, Li, L, Preuss, TM, Rilling, JK, van den Heuvel, MP. Evolutionary expansion of connectivity between multimodal association areas in the human brain compared with chimpanzees. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2019;116(14):7101.
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.
Jaouen, K, Richards, MP, Le Cabec, A, Welker, F, Rendu, W, Hublin, J, Soressi, 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. 2019;116(11):4928-4933.
Brunet, M, Schiefenhövel, W, Bernstein, R, Bogin, B. Growth and Development. 2019.
KR, L, WB, H. How the extracellular matrix shapes neural development. Open Biol. 2019;9(1):180216.
Fisher, S. Human Genetics: The Evolving Story of FOXP2. Curr Biol. 2019;29(2):R65-R67.
Mansukoski, L, Hogervorst, E, Furlan, L, Galvez-Sobral, J, Brooke-Wavell, K, Bogin, B. Instability in longitudinal childhood IQ scores of Guatemalan high SES individuals born between 1941-1953. PLOS ONE. 2019.
Mansukoski, L, Johnson, W, Brooke-Wavell, K, Galvez-Sobral, J, Furlan, L, Cole, T, Bogin, B. Life course associations of height, weight, fatness, grip strength, and all-cause mortality for high socioeconomic status Guatemalans. American Journal of Human Biology. 2019.
Kalebic, N, Gilardi, C, Stepien, B, Wilsch-Bräuninger, M, Long, K, Namba, T, Florio, M, Langen, B, Lombardot, B, Shevchenko, A, Kilimann, M, Kawasaki, H, Wimberger, P, Huttner, W. Neocortical Expansion Due to Increased Proliferation of Basal Progenitors Is Linked to Changes in Their Morphology. Cell Stem Cell. 2019;24(4):535-550.e9.
Bryant, K, Glasser, M, Li, L, J. Bae, J, Jacquez, N, Alarcón, L, Fields, A, Preuss, T. Organization of extrastriate and temporal cortex in chimpanzees compared to humans and macaques. Cortex. 2019.
Brüne, M, Schiefenhövel, W. Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2019.