CLAS-SS: Human Origins, Institute of (IHO)

Research Output

2019

A roadmap for high-throughput sequencing studies of wild animal populations using noninvasive samples and hybridization capture

White, L. C., Fontsere, C., Lizano, E., Hughes, D. A., Angedakin, S., Arandjelovic, M., Granjon, A. C., Hans, J. B., Lester, J. D., Rabanus-Wallace, M. T., Rowney, C., Städele, V., Marques-Bonet, T., Langergraber, K. & Vigilant, L., May 1 2019, In : Molecular Ecology Resources. 19, 3, p. 609-622 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Causal understanding is not necessary for the improvement of culturally evolving technology

Derex, M., Bonnefon, J. F., Boyd, R. & Mesoudi, A., Jan 1 2019, In : Nature Human Behaviour.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

3 Scopus citations

Describing a drowned Pleistocene ecosystem: Last Glacial Maximum vegetation reconstruction of the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain

Cowling, R. M., Potts, A. J., Franklin, J., Midgley, G. F., Engelbrecht, F. & Marean, C., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 105866.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Dorothy Cheney (1950-2018)

Silk, J., Mar 1 2019, In : Evolutionary anthropology. 28, 2, p. 50-51 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Dorothy L. Cheney (1950-2018)

Beehner, J., Bergman, T., Fischer, J. & Silk, J., Feb 1 2019, In : Nature ecology & evolution. 3, 2, p. 147-148 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Human impact erodes chimpanzee behavioral diversity

Kühl, H. S., Boesch, C., Kulik, L., Haas, F., Arandjelovic, M., Dieguez, P., Bocksberger, G., McElreath, M. B., Agbor, A., Angedakin, S., Ayimisin, E. A., Bailey, E., Barubiyo, D., Bessone, M., Brazzola, G., Chancellor, R., Cohen, H., Coupland, C., Danquah, E., Deschner, T. & 57 others, Dowd, D., Dunn, A., Egbe, V. E., Eshuis, H., Goedmakers, A., Granjon, A. C., Head, J., Hedwig, D., Hermans, V., Imong, I., Jeffery, K. J., Jones, S., Junker, J., Kadam, P., Kambere, M., Kambi, M., Kienast, I., Kujirakwinja, D., Langergraber, K., Lapuente, J., Larson, B., Lee, K., Leinert, V., Llana, M., Maretti, G., Marrocoli, S., Martin, R., Mbi, T. J., Meier, A. C., Morgan, B., Morgan, D., Mulindahabi, F., Murai, M., Neil, E., Niyigaba, P., Ormsby, L. J., Orume, R., Pacheco, L., Piel, A., Preece, J., Regnaut, S., Rundus, A., Sanz, C., Van Schijndel, J., Sommer, V., Stewart, F., Tagg, N., Vendras, E., Vergnes, V., Welsh, A., Wessling, E. G., Willie, J., Wittig, R. M., Yuh, Y. G., Yurkiw, K., Zuberbühler, K. & Kalan, A. K., Jan 1 2019, In : Science. 363, 6434, p. 1453-1455 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Male–female relationships in olive baboons (Papio anubis): Parenting or mating effort?

Städele, V., Roberts, E. R., Barrett, B. J., Strum, S. C., Vigilant, L. & Silk, J., Feb 1 2019, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 127, p. 81-92 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Moralizing gods, impartiality and religious parochialism across 15 societies

Lang, M., Purzycki, B. G., Apicella, C. L., Atkinson, Q. D., Bolyanatz, A., Cohen, E., Handley, C., Kundtová Klocová, E., Lesorogol, C., Mathew, S., McNamara, R. A., Moya, C., Placek, C. D., Soler, M., Vardy, T., Weigel, J. L., Willard, A. K., Xygalatas, D., Norenzayan, A. & Henrich, J., Mar 13 2019, In : Proceedings. Biological sciences. 286, 1898, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Scopus citations

Novelty Response of Wild African Apes to Camera Traps

Kalan, A. K., Hohmann, G., Arandjelovic, M., Boesch, C., McCarthy, M. S., Agbor, A., Angedakin, S., Bailey, E., Balongelwa, C. W., Bessone, M., Bocksberger, G., Coxe, S. J., Deschner, T., Després-Einspenner, M. L., Dieguez, P., Fruth, B., Herbinger, I., Granjon, A. C., Head, J., Kablan, Y. A. & 15 others, Langergraber, K., Lokasola, A. L., Maretti, G., Marrocoli, S., Mbende, M., Moustgaard, J., N'Goran, P. K., Robbins, M. M., van Schijndel, J., Sommer, V., Surbeck, M., Tagg, N., Willie, J., Wittig, R. M. & Kühl, H. S., Apr 1 2019, In : Current Biology. 29, 7, p. 1211-1217.e3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Pleistocene vertebrate tracksites on the Cape south coast of South Africa and their potential palaeoecological implications

Helm, C. W., Cawthra, H. C., Cowling, R. M., De Vynck, J. C., Lockley, M. G., Marean, C., Thesen, G. H. H. & Venter, J. A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 105857.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Quaternary history of the Lake Magadi Basin, southern Kenya Rift: Tectonic and climatic controls

Bernhart Owen, R., Renaut, R. W., Muiruri, V. M., Rabideaux, N. M., Lowenstein, T. K., McNulty, E. P., Leet, K., Deocampo, D., Luo, S., Deino, A. L., Cohen, A., Sier, M. J., Campisano, C., Shen, C. C., Billingsley, A., Mbuthia, A. & Stockhecke, M., Mar 15 2019, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 518, p. 97-118 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Simultaneous outbreaks of respiratory disease in wild chimpanzees caused by distinct viruses of human origin

Negrey, J. D., Reddy, R. B., Scully, E. J., Phillips-Garcia, S., Owens, L. A., Langergraber, K., Mitani, J. C., Emery Thompson, M., Wrangham, R. W., Muller, M. N., Otali, E., Machanda, Z., Hyeroba, D., Grindle, K. A., Pappas, T. E., Palmenberg, A. C., Gern, J. E. & Goldberg, T. L., Jan 1 2019, In : Emerging microbes & infections. 8, 1, p. 139-149 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Scopus citations

The evolutionary history of the human face

Lacruz, R. S., Stringer, C. B., Kimbel, W., Wood, B., Harvati, K., O’Higgins, P., Bromage, T. G. & Arsuaga, J. L., May 1 2019, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 3, 5, p. 726-736 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

4 Scopus citations
2018

A New Pleistocene Hominin Tracksite from the Cape South Coast, South Africa

Helm, C. W., McCrea, R. T., Cawthra, H. C., Lockley, M. G., Cowling, R. M., Marean, C., Thesen, G. H. H., Pigeon, T. S. & Hattingh, S., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 3772.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Annual cycles are the most common reproductive strategy in African tropical tree communities

Adamescu, G. S., Plumptre, A. J., Abernethy, K. A., Polansky, L., Bush, E. R., Chapman, C. A., Shoo, L. P., Fayolle, A., Janmaat, K. R. L., Robbins, M. M., Ndangalasi, H. J., Cordeiro, N. J., Gilby, I., Wittig, R. M., Breuer, T., Hockemba, M. B. N., Sanz, C. M., Morgan, D. B., Pusey, A. E., Mugerwa, B. & 19 others, Gilagiza, B., Tutin, C., Ewango, C. E. N., Sheil, D., Dimoto, E., Baya, F., Bujo, F., Ssali, F., Dikangadissi, J. T., Jeffery, K., Valenta, K., White, L., Masozera, M., Wilson, M. L., Bitariho, R., Ndolo Ebika, S. T., Gourlet-Fleury, S., Mulindahabi, F. & Beale, C. M., May 1 2018, In : Biotropica. 50, 3, p. 418-430 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Depositional and sea-level history from MIS 6 (Termination II) to MIS 3 on the southern continental shelf of South Africa

Cawthra, H. C., Jacobs, Z., Compton, J. S., Fisher, E. C., Karkanas, P. & Marean, C., Feb 1 2018, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 181, p. 156-172 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Differentiating between cutting actions on bone using 3D geometric morphometrics and Bayesian analyses with implications to human evolution

Otárola-Castillo, E., Torquato, M. G., Hawkins, H. C., James, E., Harris, J. A., Marean, C., McPherron, S. P. & Thompson, J. C., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 89, p. 56-67 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
16 Scopus citations

Erratum: Correction to: 'Greater wealth inequality, less polygyny: rethinking the polygyny threshold model' (Journal of the Royal Society, Interface (2018) 15 144 PII: 20180752)

Ross, C. T., Mulder, M. B., Oh, S. Y., Bowles, S., Beheim, B., Bunce, J., Caudell, M., Clark, G., Colleran, H., Cortez, C., Draper, P., Greaves, R. D., Gurven, M., Headland, T., Headland, J., Hill, K., Hewlett, B., Kaplan, H. S., Koster, J., Kramer, K. & 14 others, Marlowe, F., McElreath, R., Nolin, D., Quinlan, M., Quinlan, R., Revilla-Minaya, C., Scelza, B., Schacht, R., Shenk, M., Uehara, R., Voland, E., Willführ, K., Winterhalder, B. & Ziker, J., Oct 31 2018, In : Journal of the Royal Society, Interface. 15, 147

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Evo-devo models of tooth development and the origin of hominoid molar diversity

Ortiz, A., Bailey, S. E., Schwartz, G., Hublin, J. J. & Skinner, M. M., Apr 11 2018, In : Science advances. 4, 4, eaar2334.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Fossil Suidae (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) from Lee Adoyta, Ledi-Geraru, lower Awash Valley, Ethiopia: Implications for late Pliocene turnover and paleoecology

Lazagabaster, I. A., Souron, A., Rowan, J., Robinson, J. R., Campisano, C. & Reed, K., Sep 1 2018, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 504, p. 186-200 15 p.

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3 Scopus citations

From anxiety to neighborliness: neural and cultural adaptations in the evolution of religious prosociality

Lenfesty, H. & Fikes, T. G., Jul 3 2018, In : Religion, Brain and Behavior. 8, 3, p. 301-306 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Scopus citations

Genetic analysis suggests dispersal among chimpanzees in a fragmented forest landscape in Uganda

McCarthy, M. S., Lester, J. D., Langergraber, K., Stanford, C. B. & Vigilant, L., Sep 1 2018, In : American Journal of Primatology. 80, 9, e22902.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Greater wealth inequality, less polygyny: Rethinking the polygyny threshold model

Ross, C. T., Mulder, M. B., Oh, S. Y., Bowles, S., Beheim, B., Bunce, J., Caudell, M., Clark, G., Colleran, H., Cortez, C., Draper, P., Greaves, R. D., Gurven, M., Headland, T., Headland, J., Hill, K., Hewlett, B., Kaplan, H. S., Koster, J., Kramer, K. & 14 others, Marlowe, F., McElreath, R., Nolin, D., Quinlan, M., Quinlan, R., Revilla-Minaya, C., Scelza, B., Schacht, R., Shenk, M., Uehara, R., Voland, E., Willfuhr, K., Winterhalder, B. & Ziker, J., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 15, 144, 20180035.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Hadar: The legacy of human ancestors (4,000,000-100,000 BCE)

Howell, C., Johanson, D. & Wong, K., Jan 1 2018, Places of Encounter, Volume 1: Time, Place, and Connectivity in World History, Volume One: To 1600. Taylor and Francis, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Humans thrived in South Africa through the Toba eruption about 74,000 years ago

Smith, E. I., Jacobs, Z., Johnsen, R., Ren, M., Fisher, E. C., Oestmo, S., Wilkins, J., Harris, J. A., Karkanas, P., Fitch, S., Ciravolo, A., Keenan, D., Cleghorn, N., Lane, C. S., Matthews, T. & Marean, C., Mar 22 2018, In : Nature. 555, 7697, p. 511-515 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

INSIGHTS

Boyd, R., Richerson, P. J., Meinzen-Dick, R., De Moor, T., Jackson, M. O., Gjerde, K. M., Harden-Davies, H., Frischmann, B. M., Madison, M. J., Strandburg, K. J., McLean, A. R. & Dye, C., Dec 14 2018, In : Science. 362, 6420, p. 1236-1241 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Meat Eating by Wild Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii): Effects of Prey Age on Carcass Consumption Sequence

Gilby, I. & Wawrzyniak, D., Feb 9 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Primatology. p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Middle and later stone age chronology of kisese II rockshelter (UNESCO World Heritage Kondoa Rock-Art Sites), Tanzania

Tryon, C. A., Lewis, J. E., Ranhorn, K. L., Kwekason, A., Alex, B., Laird, M. F., Marean, C., Niespolo, E., Nivens, J. & Mabulla, A. Z. P., Feb 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 2, e0192029.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Nocturnal activity in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): Evidence for flexible sleeping patterns and insights into human evolution

Tagg, N., McCarthy, M., Dieguez, P., Bocksberger, G., Willie, J., Mundry, R., Stewart, F., Arandjelovic, M., Widness, J., Landsmann, A., Agbor, A., Angedakin, S., Ayimisin, A. E., Bessone, M., Brazzola, G., Corogenes, K., Deschner, T., Dilambaka, E., Eno-Nku, M., Eshuis, H. & 32 others, Goedmakers, A., Granjon, A. C., Head, J., Hermans, V., Jones, S., Kadam, P., Kambi, M., Langergraber, K., Lapeyre, V., Lapuente, J., Lee, K., Leinert, V., Maretti, G., Marrocoli, S., Meier, A., Nicholl, S., Normand, E., Ormsby, L. J., Piel, A., Robinson, O., Sommer, V., ter Heegde, M., Tickle, A., Ton, E., van Schijndel, J., Vanleeuwe, H., Vergnes, V., Wessling, E., Wittig, R. M., Zuberbuehler, K., Kuehl, H. & Boesch, C., Jul 1 2018, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 166, 3, p. 510-529 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Optimizing syndromic health surveillance in free ranging great apes: The case of Gombe National Park

Wolf, T. M., Wang, W. A., Lonsdorf, E. V., Gillespie, T. R., Pusey, A., Gilby, I., Travis, D. A. & Singer, R. S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Applied Ecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Palaeoecology of giraffe tracks in Late Pleistocene aeolianites on the Cape south coast

Helm, C., Cawthra, H., Cowling, R., De Vynck, J., Marean, C., McCrea, R. & Rust, R., Jan 1 2018, In : South African Journal of Science. 114, 1-2, 2017-0266.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Phytoliths as an indicator of early modern humans plant gathering strategies, fire fuel and site occupation intensity during the Middle Stone Age at Pinnacle Point 5-6 (south coast, South Africa)

Esteban, I., Marean, C., Fisher, E. C., Karkanas, P., Cabanes, D. & Albert, R. M., Jun 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 6, e0198558.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Progressive aridification in East Africa over the last half million years and implications for human evolution

Owen, R. B., Muiruri, V. M., Lowenstein, T. K., Renaut, R. W., Rabideaux, N., Luo, S., Deino, A. L., Sier, M. J., Dupont-Nivet, G., McNulty, E. P., Leet, K., Cohen, A., Campisano, C., Deocampo, D., Shen, C. C., Billingsley, A. & Mbuthia, A., Oct 30 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 44, p. 11174-11179 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Quality versus quantity: do weak bonds enhance the fitness of female baboons?

Silk, J., Seyfarth, R. M. & Cheney, D. L., Jun 1 2018, In : Animal Behaviour. 140, p. 207-211 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Social information can potentiate understanding despite inhibiting cognitive effort

Derex, M. & Boyd, R., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 9980.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social tipping points in animal societies

Pruitt, J. N., Berdahl, A., Riehl, C., Pinter-Wollman, N., Moeller, H. V., Pringle, E. G., Aplin, L. M., Robinson, E. J. H., Grilli, J., Yeh, P., Savage, V. M., Price, M. H., Garland, J., Gilby, I., Crofoot, M. C., Doering, G. N. & Hobson, E. A., Sep 26 2018, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 285, 1887, 20181282.

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11 Scopus citations

The Needs of the Many Do Not Outweigh the Needs of the Few: The Limits of Individual Sacrifice across Diverse Cultures

Sheskin, M., Chevallier, C., Adachi, K., Berniunas, R., Castelain, T., Hulín, M., Lenfesty, H., Regnier, D., Sebestény, A. & Baumard, N., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Cognition and Culture. 18, 1-2, p. 205-223 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

The role of ostrich in shaping the landscape use patterns of humans and hyenas on the southern coast of South Africa during the late Pleistocene

Hodgkins, J., le Roux, P., Marean, C., Penkman, K., Crisp, M., Fisher, E. & Lee-Thorp, J., Jan 1 2018, Multispecies Archaeology. Taylor and Francis, p. 333-346 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

The timing and causes of a unique chimpanzee community fission preceding Gombe's "Four-Year War"

Feldblum, J. T., Manfredi, S., Gilby, I. & Pusey, A. E., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

To grunt or not to grunt: Factors governing call production in female olive baboons, Papio anubis

Silk, J., Roberts, E. R., Städele, V. & Strum, S. C., Nov 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 11, e0204601.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2017

Archaeology: Early signs of human presence in Australia

Marean, C., Jul 19 2017, In : Nature. 547, 7663, p. 285-287 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Aspects of mandibular ontogeny in Australopithecus afarensis

Glowacka, H., Kimbel, W. & Johanson, D., Jan 1 2017, Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology. 9783319466446 ed. Springer, p. 127-144 18 p. (Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology; no. 9783319466446).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Scopus citations

A systematic assessment of early African hominids

Johanson, D. C. & White, T. D., Sep 8 2017, Primate Evolution and Human Origins. Taylor and Francis, p. 278-288 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 Scopus citations

Cetopirus complanatus (Cirripedia: Coronulidae) from the late Middle Pleistocene human settlement of Pinnacle Point 13B (Mossel Bay, South Africa)

Collareta, A., Marean, C., Jerardino, A. & Bosselaers, M., Feb 28 2017, In : Zootaxa. 4237, 2, p. 393-400 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Chronometric investigations of the Middle to Upper Paleolithic transition in the Zagros Mountains using AMS radiocarbon dating and Bayesian age modelling

Becerra-Valdivia, L., Douka, K., Comeskey, D., Bazgir, B., Conard, N. J., Marean, C., Ollé, A., Otte, M., Tumung, L., Zeidi, M. & Higham, T. F. G., Aug 1 2017, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 109, p. 57-69 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Data visualization

Fisher, E. C. & Marean, C., Jan 1 2017, In : Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series. p. 173-180 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle