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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Stepien, B, Huttner, W. Transport, Metabolism, and Function of Thyroid Hormones in the Developing Mammalian Brain. Frontiers in Endocrinology. 2019;10:209.
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.
Kim, P, McQueen, J, Hawkes, K. Why does women's fertility end in mid-life? Grandmothering and age at last birth. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 2019;461(14):84 - 91.
Kostic, M, Paridaen, J, Long, K, Kalebic, N, Langen, B, Wimberger, P, Kawasaki, H, Namba, T, Huttner, W. YAP activity is necessary and sufficient for basal progenitor abundance and proliferation in the developing neocortex. Cell Reports. 2019;27(4):1103–1118.
Gintis, H, Van Schaik, C, Boehm, C. Zoon Politikon: The Evolution of Human Socio-Political Systems. Behavioural Processes. 2019;161:17-30.


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.
Vaid, S, Camp, J, Hersemann, L, Oegema, C, Heninger, A, Winkler, S, Brandl, H, Sarov, M, Treutlein, B, Huttner, W, Namba, T. A novel population of Hopx-dependent basal radial glial cells in the developing mouse neocortex. Development. 2018,
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.
Heide, M, Huttner, W, Mora-Bermúdez, F. Brain organoids as models to study human neocortex development and evolution. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2018;55:8-16.
Mora-Bermúdez, F, Huttner, W. Centrosomes in Asymmetric Cell Division and Neocortical Development. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. John Wiley & Sons Ltd. 2018, p.1 - 9.
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).
Grunspan, D, Nesse, R, Barnes, M, Brownell, S. Core principles of evolutionary medicine: A Delphi study. Evol Med Public Health. 2018;2018:13-23.
Scerri, E, Thomas, M, Manica, A, Gunz, P, Stock, J, Stringer, C, Grove, M, Groucutt, H, Timmermann, A, Rightmire, G, d'Errico, F, Tryon, C, Drake, N, Brooks, A, Dennell, R, Durbin, R, Henn, B, Lee-Thorp, J, deMenocal, P, Petraglia, M, Thompson, J, Scally, A, Chikhi, L. Did Our Species Evolve in Subdivided Populations across Africa, and Why Does It Matter. Trends Ecol Evol. 2018;33:582-594.
Ortiz, A, Bailey, S, Schwartz, G, Hublin, J, Skinner, M. Evo-devo models of tooth development and the origin of hominoid molar diversity. Sci Adv. 2018;4:eaar2334.