The 89th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (2020)


Session 57. Paleoanthropology: Fossil Evidence. Contributed Podium Presentations. Chair: Habiba Chirchir and Lauren Schroeder

April 18, 2020 8 a.m. - noon, Diamond 5 Add to calendar
8:00AM Add to calendar Evolutionary changes in neurocranial structure do not correlate with cortical reorganization in humans. José Luis Alatorre Warren, Marcia Ponce de León, William D. Hopkins, Christoph P.E. Zollikofer.
8:15AM Add to calendar Putting Neanderthal endocranial form into modern context: Comparing Neanderthal vs. modern human differences with respect to differences among modern human populations. P. Thomas Schoenemann, Ralph L. Holloway.
8:30AM Add to calendar Australopithecus afarensis endocasts suggest ape-like brain organization. Philipp Gunz, Simon Neubauer, Dean Falk, Paul Tafforeau, Adeline Le Cabec, Tanya M. Smith, William H. Kimbel, Fred Spoor, Zeresenay Alemseged.
8:45AM Add to calendar New adult brain size estimates for juvenile hominins. Robert C. McCarthy, Syed Mohammed Qadri, Sanampreet Bhullar, Emily Zimel, Madeline Petrikas, Deborah L. Cunningham, Daniel J. Wescott.
9:00AM Add to calendar Evidence for multiple human lineages in China during the Middle Pleistocene: a premolar endostructural perspective. Lei Pan, Jean Dumoncel, Arnaud Mazurier, Clément Zanolli.
9:15AM Add to calendar How did mandibular morphology evolve in H. sapiens? A geometric morphometrics approach to the role of allometry during the emergence of our species. Inga Bergmann, Jean-Jacques Hublin, Philipp Gunz, Sarah E. Freidline.
9:30AM Add to calendar Is the chin a spandrel? Insights from evolutionary quantitative genetics. Lauren Schroeder, Jill E. Scott, Chris A. Robinson, Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel.
9:45AM Add to calendar Anatomy of the nasal cavity and interorbital region of Shoshonius cooperi (Primates, Omomyoidea). Edward C. Kirk, Ingrid K. Lundeen.
10:00AM Break
10:30AM Add to calendar KSD-VP-1/1 from Woranso Mille, Ethiopia, does not conform to known Australopithecus afarensis pelvic morphology. Martin Haeusler, Cinzia Fornai, Viktoria A. Krenn, Nicole M. Webb.
10:45AM Add to calendar Evolution of pelvic list, hip adduction, and step width in hominins. Michelle Kikel, Rachel Gecelter, Rachana Kelshikar, Nathan E. Thompson.
11:00AM Add to calendar Anatomic extremes of the postcranial axial skeleton of Australopithecus and Paranthropus robustus. Marc R. Meyer, Scott A. Williams, Michael Fong.
11:15AM Add to calendar New insights on the Neanderthal knee-joint loading environment from the endostructural configuration of the patellae from Krapina, Croatia. Marine Cazenave, Davorka Radovčić.
11:30AM Add to calendar An analysis of the postcranial skeleton of the large-bodied colobine specimen L895-1 from Shungura, Omo Valley, Ethiopia. Monya Anderson.
11:45AM Add to calendar Ardipithecus ramidus hand provides support for an African ape-like ancestor of humans and chimpanzees. Thomas C. Prang, Kristen R. Ramirez, Mark Grabowski, Scott A. Williams.