Anthropogeny Publications Exchange (APE)

The Anthropogeny Publications Exchange (APE) is a resource for anthropogeny-related publications informing on human evolution, origins, and uniqueness. It also serves as a reference repository for the Matrix of Comparative Anthropogeny (MOCA). The number of possible additions to APE are limitless, however we have chosen to focus on those with a maximum relevance to anthropogeny using the following criteria:

  • Relevance for understanding the evolutionary origins of the human species
  • Research that informs on the origins of uniquely human features
  • Comparative studies of other species relevant to understanding human uniqueness
  • Broad interest and appeal to CARTA members
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Gorillas as seasonal frugivores: Use of resources that vary. M. Remis 0 Food Handling 1997 2016-07-14 The origins of human parasites: Exploring the evidence for endoparasitism throughout human evolution P. Mitchell 0 2013 2013-11-08 Chronology for the Cueva Victoria fossil site (SE Spain): Evidence for Early Pleistocene Afro-Iberian dispersals. L. Gibert et al. 0 2016 2016-01-04 Fine-Scale Human Population Structure in Southern Africa Reflects Ecogeographic Boundaries C. Uren et al. 0 2016 2016-09-09 Changes in northeast African hydrology and vegetation associated with Pliocene–Pleistocene sapropel cycles C. Rose et al. 0 2016 2016-06-14
Social modulation of pain as evidence for empathy in mice. D. Langford et al. 0 Empathy 2006 2016-07-01 The phylogeny of Little Red Riding Hood. J. Tehrani 0 2013 2015-11-05 Filling the gap. Human cranial remains from Gombore II (Melka Kunture, Ethiopia; ca. 850 ka) and the origin of Homo heidelbergensis. A. Profico et al. 0 2016 2016-10-06 Evolutionary Dynamics Do Not Motivate a Single-Mutant Theory of Human Language B. de Boer et al. 0 2020 2020-02-21 Face Processing in the Chimpanzee Brain L. Parr et al. 0 Facial recognition 2009 2016-07-01 Cortical evolution: judge the brain by its cover. D. Geschwind et al. 0 2013 2013-11-20 Non-destructive ZooMS identification reveals strategic bone tool raw material selection by Neandertals N. Martisius et al. 0 Tool Manufacture and Use 2020 2020-07-30
Continued colonization of the human genome by mitochondrial DNA. M. Ricchetti et al. 0 Mitochondrial Changes and Sequence Migration to the Nucleus 2004 2016-08-03 The evolutionary psychology of women's aggression. A. Campbell 0 2013 2013-11-08
The association of DRD4 and novelty seeking is found in a nonhuman primate model. J. Bailey et al. 0 DRD4 (dopamine receptor D4) 2007 2016-06-30 Moralistic gods, supernatural punishment and the expansion of human sociality. B. Purzycki et al. 0 2016 2016-02-17
Relaxin regulation of endometrial structure and function in the rhesus monkey. L. Goldsmith et al. 0 Serum Relaxin Quantity and Timing 2004 2016-08-03 Fishing for iodine: what aquatic foraging by bonobos tells us about human evolution G. Hohmann et al. 0 2019 2019-07-03
Activating E2Fs mediate transcriptional regulation of human E2F6 repressor. T. Lyons et al. 0 E2F6 (E2F transcription factor 6) 2006 2016-07-01 Spinal cord evolution in early Homo. M. Meyer et al. 0 2015 2015-12-15 A genome-wide linkage and association study of musical aptitude identifies loci containing genes related to inner ear development and neurocognitive functions. J. Oikkonen et al. 0 2015 2014-03-13 Great apes use self-experience to anticipate an agent’s action in a false-belief test F. Kano et al. 0 Theory of Mind 2019 2019-10-08 Equality for the sexes in human evolution? Early hominid sexual dimorphism and implications for mating systems and social behavior C. Larsen 0 Sexual Body Size Dimorphism 2003 2016-07-27 Molecular phylogeography of a human autosomal skin color locus under natural selection. V. Canfield et al. 0 2013 2014-01-03
A potential role for glucose transporters in the evolution of human brain size. O. Fedrigo et al. 0 SLC2A1 (Solute carrier family 2 (facilitated glucose transporter) member 1), SLC2A4 (Solute carrier family 2 (facilitated glucose transporter) member 4) 2011 2016-06-29
The evolution of neuron types and cortical histology in apes and humans C. Sherwood et al. 0 Interneurons that Co-Express Parvalbumin and Calbindin 2007 2016-08-02 Approximate Bayesian computation with deep learning supports a third archaic introgression in Asia and Oceania M. Mondal et al. 0 2019 2019-01-17
Gestural communication in deaf children: the effects and noneffects of parental input on early language development. S. Goldin-Meadow et al. 0 Displaced Reference 1984 2016-06-30 The social biofeedback theory of parental affect-mirroring: the development of emotional self-awareness and self-control in infancy. G. Gergely et al. 0 1996 2014-05-28 Impact of the last interglacial climate change on ecosystems and Neanderthals behavior at Baume Moula-Guercy, Ardèche, France A. Defleur et al. 0 2019 2019-05-02
The 'big bang' theory of the origin of psychosis and the faculty of language. T. Crow 0 Psychosis 2008 2016-07-26 Current perspectives and the future of domestication studies. G. Larson et al. 0 2014 2014-04-24
ACTN3 genotype is associated with human elite athletic performance. N. Yang et al. 0 Sustained Running Behavior 2003 2016-06-29
Telencephalic origin of human thalamic GABAergic neurons. K. Letinic et al. 0 Sensory Thalamic Nuclei Size 2001 2016-07-26 An abstract drawing from the 73,000-year-old levels at Blombos Cave, South Africa C. Henshilwood et al. 0 2018 2018-09-13
Sexual selection, seminal coagulation and copulatory plug formation in primates. A. Dixson et al. 0 Copulatory Plug 2002 2016-06-29 Tiny Genetic Differences between Humans and Other Primates Pervade the Genome K. Wong 0 2014 2014-08-20 The Howiesons Poort lithic sequence of Klipdrift Shelter, southern Cape, South Africa K. Douze et al. 0 2018 2018-11-14
Pheomelanin as well as eumelanin is present in human epidermis. A. Thody et al. 0 Skin Pigmentation Variation 1991 2016-06-29
Sociosexuality from Argentina to Zimbabwe: a 48-nation study of sex, culture, and strategies of human mating. D. Schmitt 0 Pair-bonding 2005 2016-07-25
Nabelschnur-Längen bei Insektivoren und Primaten V. Spatz 0 Umbilical Cord Length 1968 2016-06-28
Relaxed selective pressure on an essential component of pheromone transduction in primate evolution. E. Liman et al. 0 Pheromone Detection 2003 2016-07-26 Environmental dynamics during the onset of the Middle Stone Age in eastern Africa R. Potts et al. 0 2018 2018-03-20
Recent human-specific spreading of a subtelomeric domain. S. Monfouilloux et al. 0 Telomere and Subtelomere Changes 1998 2016-06-28 Rapid changes in the gut microbiome during human evolution. A. Moeller et al. 0 Gut Microbiome 2014 2014-11-04 How did Homo sapiens evolve? J. Galway-Witham et al. 0 2018 2018-06-27
Mother-infant cosleeping, breastfeeding and sudden infant death syndrome: what biological anthropology has discovered about normal infant sleep and pediatric sleep medicine. J. McKenna et al. 0 Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 2007 2016-06-29
Reassessing the cultural and psychopharmacological significance of Banisteriopsis caapi: preparation, classification and use among the Piaroa of Southern Venezuela. R. Rodd 0 Mind-Altering Drug Use 2008 2016-07-20 Evolution of responses to (un)fairness. S. Brosnan et al. 0 2014 2014-09-19
Comparative analyses reveal a complex history of molecular evolution for human MYH16. G. Perry et al. 0 MYH16 (myosin, heavy chain 16 pseudogene) 2005 2016-07-25 Precise dating of the Middle-to-Upper Paleolithic transition in Murcia (Spain) supports late Neandertal persistence in Iberia J. Zilhao et al. 0 2017 2017-11-21
Is prefrontal white matter enlargement a human evolutionary specialization? C. Sherwood et al. 0 Volume of Frontal Lobe White Matter 2005 2016-06-28 The evolution of the human pelvis: changing adaptations to bipedalism, obstetrics and thermoregulation. L. Gruss et al. 0 2015 2015-01-22 A neurochemical hypothesis for the origin of hominids M. Raghanti et al. 0 2018 2018-02-05 Juvenile foraging among the Hadza: Implications for human life history A. Crittenden et al. 0 Inter-birth Intervals 2013 2013-09-04
Triplet repeats in human genome: distribution and their association with genes and other genomic regions. S. Subramanian et al. 0 Triplet Repeat Expansions 2003 2016-06-28
Prelinguistic evolution in early hominins: whence motherese? D. Falk 0 Laughing 2004 2016-07-19 The sound of power: conveying and detecting hierarchical rank through voice. S. Ko et al. 0 2015 2014-11-24 Human bony labyrinth is an indicator of population history and dispersal from Africa M. de León et al. 0 2018 2018-04-17
Mother-offspring relationships in free-ranging chimpanzees J. Goodall 0 Maternal Tolerance of Allomaternal Assistance 1969 2016-07-20 Isotopic analyses suggest mammoth and plant in the diet of the oldest anatomically modern humans from far southeast Europe D. Drucker et al. 0 2017 2017-08-07
Rift Valley lake fish and shellfish provided brain-specific nutrition for early Homo. C. Broadhurst et al. 0 Behavior In Water 1998 2016-06-27 Evidence for Neandertal jewelry: modified white-tailed eagle claws at Krapina. D. Radovcic et al. 0 Art 2015 2015-03-12 Aged chimpanzees exhibit pathologic hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease. M. Edler et al. 0 2017 2017-09-20
Medical Microbiology S. Baron 0 Cholera 1996 2016-06-28 Neanderthals and Modern Humans: An Ecological and Evolutionary Perspective C. Finlayson 0 Home Range Size 2009 2016-07-18 Eocene primates of South America and the African origins of New World monkeys. M. Bond et al. 0 2015 2015-02-09 Novel transcriptional networks regulated by CLOCK in human neurons M. Fontenot et al. 0 2017 2017-12-12 Mothers and Others: The Evolutionary Origins of Mutual Understanding S. Hrdy 0 Cooperative Breeding, Inter-birth Intervals, Maternal Infanticide 2009 2011-01-24
The evolutionary context of human development: the cooperative breeding model S. Hrdy 0 Intra-group Coalitions/Alliances 2005 2016-07-19 Human Senescence: Evolutionary and Biocultural Perspectives D. Crews 0 Aging/Senescence 2003 2016-06-24 Body composition in Pan paniscus compared with Homo sapiens has implications for changes during human evolution. A. Zihlman et al. 0 Subcutaneous Fat 2015 2015-06-02 Homo naledi and Pleistocene hominin evolution in subequatorial Africa L. Berger et al. 0 2017 2017-05-09 Primate numerical competence: contributions toward understanding nonhuman cognition S. Boysen et al. 0 Arithmetic 2000 2016-06-27
PDZ-domain-directed basolateral targeting of the peripheral membrane protein FRMPD2 in epithelial cells. N. Stenzel et al. 0 FRMPD2 (FERM and PDZ domain containing 2) 2009 2016-07-15 Can persistence hunting signal male quality? A test considering digit ratio in endurance athletes. D. Longman et al. 0 Sustained Running Behavior 2015 2015-04-10 An early modern human presence in Sumatra 73,000–63,000 years ago K. Westaway et al. 0 2017 2017-08-15
Primates of Western Uganda N. Newton-Fisher et al. 0 Healing the Sick 2006 2016-07-18
Subscapularis function in gibbons and chimpanzees: Implications for interpretation of humeral head torsion in hominoids S. Larson 0 Accurate Overhand Throwing 1988 2016-06-23 Neuroanatomical correlates of personality in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): Associations between personality and frontal cortex. R. Latzman et al. 0 2015 2015-10-06 The Strength of Selection against Neanderthal Introgression I. Juric et al. 0 Archaic Adaptive Introgression 2016 2016-11-09
The role of sleep in learning and memory. P. Maquet 0 Amount of REM Sleep 2001 2016-06-23
Feasts: archaeological and ethnographic pespectives on food, politics, and power M. Dietler et al. 0 Feasting 2010 2016-07-11 Organization and evolution of brain lipidome revealed by large-scale analysis of human, chimpanzee, macaque, and mouse tissues. K. Bozek et al. 0 2015 2015-08-03 Characterization of hunter-gatherer networks and implications for cumulative culture A. Migliano et al. 0 2017 2017-02-17 Divergence-time estimates for hominins provide insight into encephalization and body mass trends in human evolution H. Püschel et al. 0 Brain Size 2021 2021-04-02
Planum temporale surface area and grey matter asymmetries in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): the effect of handedness and comparison with findings in humans. W. Hopkins et al. 0 Planum Temporale Cerebral Asymmetry 2010 2016-07-26 Humans and Scavengers: The Evolution of Interactions and Ecosystem Services M. Moleón et al. 0 2014 2014-05-02 Meaning and Relevance of Kinship in Great Apes J. Lehmann 0 Control of Paternity 2009 2016-06-29
Self-recognition in autistic children. G. Dawson et al. 0 Self-Recognition of Mirror Reflection 1984 2016-07-26 No Evidence for Recent Selection at FOXP2 among Diverse Human Populations E. Atkinson et al. 0 2018 2018-08-02
Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) learn to act with other individuals in a cooperative task. S. Hirata et al. 0 Cooperative Action 2007 2016-06-29
Amygdala volume and social network size in humans. K. Bickart et al. 0 Morphometrics of the Amygdala 2011 2016-07-22 A rock engraving made by Neanderthals in Gibraltar. J. Rodríguez-Vidal et al. 0 Art 2014 2014-09-02 The physiologic and phenotypic significance of variation in human amylase gene copy number F. Atkinson et al. 0 AMY1A (amylase, alpha 1A) 2018 2018-10-25
A gene recently inactivated in human defines a new olfactory receptor family in mammals. S. Rouquier et al. 0 Olfactory Receptors 1998 2016-07-25 Hominin footprints from early Pleistocene deposits at Happisburgh, UK. N. Ashton et al. 0 2014 2014-07-18 Risk-taking behaviors f. Health 0 Unnecessary Risk Taking 2016 2016-06-28
Direct interaction of the Usher syndrome 1G protein SANS and myomegalin in the retina. N. Overlack et al. 0 PDE4DIP (Phosphodiesterase 4D interacting protein) 2011 2016-07-26 Symbolic use of marine shells and mineral pigments by Iberian Neandertals 115,000 years ago D. Hoffmann et al. 0 2018 2018-03-01