Friday, 10th May 11:20 - 13:00
Unique Homo Characteristics – Are they Compatible with a Semi-Aquatic Past?
Aquatic Reflexes in Newborn Humans
Dental Micro-wear and Diet: the Role of Geographic and Cultural Contexts in Human Evolution Pierre-François Puech
Visual Adaptations to Aquatic Lifestyle
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?