Guts and brains : an integrative approach to the hominin record

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Other Authors: Roebroeks, Wil.
Physical Description:277 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published: [Leiden] : Leiden University Press, [2007]
Table of Contents:
  • Guts and Brains: An Integrative Approach to the Hominin Record / Wil Roebroeks
  • Notes on the Implications of the Expensive Tissue Hypothesis for Human Biological and Social Evolution / Leslie C. Aiello
  • Energetics and the Evolution of Brain Size in Early Homo / William R. Leonard, Marcia L. Robertson, and J. Josh Snodgrass
  • The Evolution of Diet, Brain and Life History among Primates and Humans / Hillard S. Kaplan, Steven W. Gangestad, Michael Gurven, Jane Lancaster, Tanya Mueller, and Arthur Robson
  • Why Hominims Had Big Brains / Robin I.M. Dunbar
  • Ecological Hypotheses for Human Brain Evolution: Evidence for Skill and Learning Processes in the Ethnographic Literature on Hunting / Katharine MacDonald
  • "Haak en Steek" - The Tool that Allowed Hominins to Colonize the Agrican Savanna and to Flourish There
  • Women of the Middle Latitudes. The Earliest Peopling of Europe from a Female Perspective / Margherita Mussi
  • The Diet of Early Hominins: Some Things We Need to Know before "Reading" the Menu from Archaeological Record / Lewis R. Binford
  • Diet Shifts at the Middle/Upper Palaeolithic Transition in Europe? The Stable Isotope Evidence / Michael P. Richards
  • The Evolution of the Human Niche: Integrating Models within the Fossil Record / Najma Anwar, Katharine MacDonald, Wil Roebroeks, and Alexander Verpoorte