The 84th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (2015)

Session 39. Paleoanthropology: Genus Homo. Contributed Podium Presentations. Chair: Mark W Grabowski

March 27, 2015 , Grand Ballroom E/F/G Add to calendar
1:00 Add to calendar The relative importance of adaptation versus genetic drift in driving diversification in Homo. Lauren Schroeder, Rebecca R. Ackermann.
1:15 Add to calendar Did an increase in body size play a role in the origin of Homo?. Mark W. Grabowski, Kevin G. Hatala, William L. Jungers, Brian G. Richmond.
1:30 Add to calendar What can footprint assemblages tell us about early hominin habitat preferences and social behavior?. Brian G. Richmond, Neil T. Roach, Kevin G. Hatala, Kelly Ostrofsky, Anna K. Behrensmeyer, René Bobe, David R. Braun, Jonathan Reeves, Purity Kiura, Brian Villmoare.
1:45 Add to calendar Cortical structure of hallucal metatarsals and inferring foot loading in early Homo. Kristian J. Carlson, Tea Jashashvili, Mark R. Dowdeswell, David Lordkipanidze.
2:00 Add to calendar Earliest direct evidence of modern human-like foot function from 1.5 Ma hominin footprints at Ileret, Kenya. Kevin G. Hatala, Brian G. Richmond.
2:15 Add to calendar New hominin fossils from Ileret (Kolom Odiet), Kenya. William L. Jungers, Frederick E. Grine, Meave G. Leakey, Louise Leakey, Frank Brown, Deming Yang, Matthew W. Tocheri.
2:30 Add to calendar Late Pliocene to Late Pleistocene paleoenvironments in southwestern Kenya from carbon isotopes in herbivore tooth enamel. Scott A. Blumenthal, Thomas W. Plummer, Thure E. Cerling, Peter W. Ditchfield, Laura C. Bishop, J. Tyler Faith, Christian A. Tryon, Daniel J. Peppe, Emily J. Beverly, Richard Potts.
2:45 Add to calendar A large 1.5 million-year-old hominin radius from Koobi Fora, Kenya. Carol V. Ward, Ian J. Wallace, Biren A. Patel, J. Michael Plavcan, Francis M. Kirera.
3:00 Add to calendar A new early modern human calvarium from Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Whitney B. Reiner, Leslea J. Hlusko, Fidelis T. Masao, Augusto Songita.
3:15 Add to calendar The phylogenetic utility of mentum osseum morphology in Pleistocene Homo. Jill E. Scott.
3:30 Add to calendar A re-evaluation of the Down syndrome diagnosis for LB1 (Homo floresiensis). Karen L. Baab, Dean Falk, Peter Brown, Joan T. Richtsmeier, Kieran McNulty, Charles F. Hildebolt, Fred W. Prior, Kirk E. Smith, William Jungers.
3:45 Add to calendar Leanderthal Remix: a virtual reconstruction of a remarkably complete skull from the Paleoindian period of central Texas (~10,000 BP) using high-resolution X-ray CT. Christopher A. Davis, John Kappelman, Adrienne Witzel.
4:00 Break