December 22, 2008
  • Anatomy Resources: Media

    • Aiello, Leslie and Christopher Dean (1990) An Introduction to Human Evolutionary Anatomy. London: Academic Press.
    • Armelegos, George, and D. P. Van Gerven (1980) Sexual dimorphism and human evolution: an overview. Journal of Human Evolution, Volume 9, Issue 5, pages 437-446.
    • Boyd, Robert and Joan B. Silk (2000) How Humans Evolved. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., Second Edition.
    • Falk, Dean (1980) Hominid brain evolution: The approach from paleoneurology. Yearbook of Physical Anthropology, Volume 23, pages 93-107.
    • Fleagle, John G. (1998) Primate Adaptation and Evolution. New York: Academic Press.
    • Frayer, David W. and Milford H. Wolpoff (1985) Sexual dimorphism. Annual Review of Anthropology, Volume 14, pages 429-473.
    • Holloway, Ralph (1978) Problems in brain endocast interpretation and African hominid evolution. In Clifford J. Jolly, Editor, Early Hominids of Africa. London: Duckworth, pages 379-402.
    • Johanson, Donald C. (1985) The most primitive Australopithecus. In Philip V. Tobias, Editor, Hominid Evolution: Past, Present, and Future. New York: Alan R. Liss, pages 203-212.
    • Johanson, Donald C. (1996). Face-to-face with Lucy's family. National Geographic Magazine, Volume 189, Issue 3, pages 96-117.
    • Lovejoy, C. Owen (1988) Evolution of human walking. Scientific American, Volume 259, pages 118-125.
    • McHenry, Henry M. (1992) How big were early hominids? Evolutionary Anthropology, Volume 1, Issue 1, pages 15-20.
    • Miller, Joseph A. (2000) Craniofacial Variation in Homo habilis: An Analysis of the Evidence for Multiple Species. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. Volume 112, pages 103-128.
    • Miller, Joseph A. (1991) Does brain size variability provide evidence for multiple species in Homo habilis? American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Volume 84, pages 385-398.
    • Ornstein, Robert (1992) The Evolution of Consciousness: The Origins of the Way We Think. New York: Prentice Hall Press.
    • Rightmire, G. Philip (1993) Variation among early Homo crania from Olduvai Gorge and the Koobi Fora region. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Volume 90, Issue 1, pages 1-34.
    • Rosenberg, Karen, and Wenda Trevathan (1996) Bipedalism and human birth: the obstetrical dilemma revisited. Evolutionary Anthropology, Volume 4, Issue 5, pages 161-168.
    • Rowe, Noel, Jane Goodall, and Russell A. Mittermeier (1996) The Pictorial Guide to the Living Primates. East Hampton, NY: Pogonias Press.
    • Susman, Randall L., Jack T. Stern, and William L. Jungers (1984) Arboreality and bipedality in the Hadar hominids. Folia Primatologica, Volume 43, pages 113-156.
    • Wood, Bernard A. (1993) Early Homo. How many species? In William H. Kimbel and Lawrence B. Martin, Editors, Species, Species Concepts, and Primate Evolution. New York: Plenum Press.
  • Anatomy Resources: Web Sites

    • African Primates at Home
      This site contains sounds, pictures, and life information of primates in Africa.
    • Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute (CHCI)
      The Institute cares for a unique family of five chimpanzees, including Washoe, who have acquired the signs of American Sign Language (ASL) and use those signs in conversations with each other and their human companions.
    • Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections
      This web site provides browsers with images and information from one of the world's largest collection of well-preserved, sectioned and stained brains of mammals. Viewers can see and download photographs of brains of over 100 different species of mammals (including humans) representing 17 mammalian orders.
    • Henry M. McHenry
      Henry M. McHenry, a Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis, researches differences in size.
    • John Gurche, Paleo Artist
      John Gurche's academic training is in paleontology and anthropology and his work is backed up with a number of ongoing research efforts, including studies in primate anatomy and of fossil collections around the world.
    • The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International
      DFGFI is dedicated to the conservation and protection of gorillas and their habitat in Africa and committed to promoting continued research on gorilla's threatened ecosystems and education about their relevance to the world in which we live.
    • The eSkeletons Project
      The e-Skeletons Project website enables you to view the bones of a human, gorilla, and baboon and gather information about them from the osteology database.
    • The Gorilla Foundation /
      TGF/ promotes the protection, preservation and propagation of gorillas. Project Koko, a primary focus of TGF/, involves teaching a modified form of American Sign Language to two lowland gorillas, Koko and Michael.
    • The Jane Goodall Institute
      The Jane Goodall Institute advances the power of individuals to take informed and compassionate action to improve the environment of all living things.
    • The Primates: Monkeys
      This site presents a comparative anatomy lesson on Old World and New World Monkeys.