Human Evolution - PPF - Session 6 Aquatic Adaptations

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Human Evolution - PPF - Session 6 Aquatic Adaptations

Postby AlgisKuliukas » Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:35 pm

Friday, 10th May 11:20 - 13:00

Unique Homo Characteristics – Are they Compatible with a Semi-Aquatic Past?
Mario Vaneechoutte

Aquatic Reflexes in Newborn Humans
Dirk Meijers

Dental Micro-wear and Diet: the Role of Geographic and Cultural Contexts in Human Evolution Pierre-François Puech

Visual Adaptations to Aquatic Lifestyle
Anna Gislén
Waterside hypotheses of human evolution assert that selection from wading, swimming and diving and procurement of food from aquatic habitats have significantly affected the evolution of the lineage leading to Homo sapiens as distinct from that leading to Pan. (p118)
Kuliukas, A., Morgan, E. (2011). Aquatic scenarios in the thinking on human evolution: What are they and how do they compare?. In: Vaneechoutte, M., Verhaegen, M., Kuliukas, A. (2011). Was Man More Aquatic in the Past?
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