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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Hermanussen, M, Bogin, B, Scheffler, C. Stunting, starvation and refeeding: a review of forgotten 19th and early 20th century literature. Acta Paediatr. 2018;107:1166-1176.
Lieberman, P. Talking about language. The Scientist. 2018, p.34-39.
Sejnowski, T. The Deep Learning Revolution. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 2018.
Neubauer, S, Hublin, J, Gunz, P. The evolution of modern human brain shape. Science Advances. 2018;4(1):eaao5961.
Humphrey, N. The Lure of Death: Suicide and Human Evolution. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 2018;373(1754).
Changeux, J. The nicotinic acetylcholine receptor: a typical 'allosteric machine'. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2018;373.
Cooperrider, K, Slotta, J, Núñez, R. The Preference for Pointing With the Hand Is Not Universal. Cognitive Science. 2018, p.1-16.
Wrangham, R. Two types of aggression in human evolution. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018;115:245-253.
Kissel, M, Fuentes, A. ‘Behavioral modernity’ as a process, not an event, in the human niche. Time and Mind . 2018;11(2):183.


Aronoff, M, Hippisley, A, Stump, G. A Fox Knows Many Things but a Hedgehog One Big Thing. In: The Cambridge Handbook of Morphology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2017, p.186-205.
Bergfeld, A, Lawrence, R, Diaz, S, Pearce, O, Ghaderi, D, Gagneux, P, Leakey, M, Varki, A. A. N-glycolyl groups of nonhuman chondroitin sulfates survive in ancient fossils. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017;114:E8155-E8164.
Ayala, F. Adaptive Significance of Ethics and Aesthetics. In: On Human Nature: Biology, Psychology, Ethics, Politics, and Religion. Academic Press. 2017, p.601–623.
Preuss, T. An Introduction to human brain evolutionary studies. In: Kaas, JH, eds. Evolution of Nervous Systems, Volume 4: Evolution of the Human Brain: Apes and Other Ancestors. Oxford: Elsevier. 2017, p.1-18.
Boehm, C. Ancestral Precursors, Social Control, and Social Selection in the Evolution of Morals. In: Muller, M, Wrangham, R, Pilbeam, D, eds. Chimpanzees and Human Evolution. Harvard University Press. 2017, p.794.
Rodríguez, J, Marigorta, U, Hughes, D, Spataro, N, Bosch, E, Navarro, A. Antagonistic pleiotropy and mutation accumulation influence human senescence and disease. Nature Ecology & Evolution. 2017.
Hrvoj-Mihic, B, Hanson, KL, Lew, CH, Stefanacci, L, Jacobs, B, Bellugi, U, Semendeferi, K. Basal Dendritic Morphology of Cortical Pyramidal Neurons in Williams Syndrome: Prefrontal Cortex and Beyond. Front Neurosci. 2017;11:419.
O'Donnell, C, Gonçalves, J, Portera-Cailliau, C, Sejnowski, T. Beyond excitation/inhibition imbalance in multidimensional models of neural circuit changes in brain disorders. Elife. 2017;6:e26724.
Wroblewski, E, Guethlein, L, Norman, P, Li, Y, Shaw, C, Han, A, Ndjango, J, Ahuka-Mundeke, S, Georgiev, A, Peeters, M, Hahn, B, Parham, P. Bonobos Maintain Immune System Diversity with Three Functional Types of MHC-B. Journal of Immunology. 2017;198(9):3480-3493.