Valeria Bernal

Summary

Affiliation: Universidad Nacional de La Plata
Country: Argentina

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Size and shape analysis of human molars: comparing traditional and geometric morphometric techniques
    Valeria Bernal
    División Antropología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, CONICET, Paseo del Bosque s n, La Plata 1900, Argentina
    Homo 58:279-96. 2007
  2. pmc Ecological and evolutionary factors in dental morphological diversification among modern human populations from southern South America
    Valeria Bernal
    División Antropología, Museo de La Plata, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque s n 1900, La Plata, Argentina
    Proc Biol Sci 277:1107-12. 2010
  3. pmc Differences between sliding semi-landmark methods in geometric morphometrics, with an application to human craniofacial and dental variation
    S Ivan Perez
    División Antropología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
    J Anat 208:769-84. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Spatial patterns and evolutionary processes in southern South America: a study of dental morphometric variation
    Valeria Bernal
    División Antropología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Phys Anthropol 142:95-104. 2010
  5. pmc Discrepancy between cranial and DNA data of early Americans: implications for American peopling
    S Ivan Perez
    CONICET, División Antropología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    PLoS ONE 4:e5746. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Geometric morphometric approach to sex estimation of human pelvis
    Paula N Gonzalez
    División Antropología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque s n, La Plata 1900, Argentina
    Forensic Sci Int 189:68-74. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Ontogeny of robusticity of craniofacial traits in modern humans: a study of South American populations
    Paula N Gonzalez
    División Antropología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque s n, La Plata 1900, Argentina
    Am J Phys Anthropol 142:367-79. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Role of wild plant foods among late Holocene hunter-gatherers from Central and North Patagonia (South America): an approach from dental evidence
    Valeria Bernal
    CONICET, División Antropología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Phys Anthropol 133:1047-59. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Morphological differentiation of aboriginal human populations from Tierra del Fuego (Patagonia): implications for South American peopling
    S Ivan Perez
    CONICET, División Antropología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata 1900, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Phys Anthropol 133:1067-79. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Variation and causal factors of craniofacial robusticity in Patagonian hunter-gatherers from the late Holocene
    Valeria Bernal
    CONICET, División Antropología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata 1900, Argentina
    Am J Hum Biol 18:748-65. 2006

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Size and shape analysis of human molars: comparing traditional and geometric morphometric techniques
    Valeria Bernal
    División Antropología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, CONICET, Paseo del Bosque s n, La Plata 1900, Argentina
    Homo 58:279-96. 2007
    ..Finally, the interpretation of similarities among samples differs according to the selected description system...
  2. pmc Ecological and evolutionary factors in dental morphological diversification among modern human populations from southern South America
    Valeria Bernal
    División Antropología, Museo de La Plata, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque s n 1900, La Plata, Argentina
    Proc Biol Sci 277:1107-12. 2010
    ..In summary, our results support ecological factors as the dominant factor on dental size diversification in this region, while evolutionary relationships account for variation in dental shape...
  3. pmc Differences between sliding semi-landmark methods in geometric morphometrics, with an application to human craniofacial and dental variation
    S Ivan Perez
    División Antropología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
    J Anat 208:769-84. 2006
    ..The differences between criteria can alter the results when morphological variation in the sample is small, as in the analysis of modern human populations...
  4. doi request reprint Spatial patterns and evolutionary processes in southern South America: a study of dental morphometric variation
    Valeria Bernal
    División Antropología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Phys Anthropol 142:95-104. 2010
    ..The detected pattern of dental variation agrees with the one expected as an outcome of founder serial effects related to an expansion of range during the initial occupation of southern South America...
  5. pmc Discrepancy between cranial and DNA data of early Americans: implications for American peopling
    S Ivan Perez
    CONICET, División Antropología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    PLoS ONE 4:e5746. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Geometric morphometric approach to sex estimation of human pelvis
    Paula N Gonzalez
    División Antropología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque s n, La Plata 1900, Argentina
    Forensic Sci Int 189:68-74. 2009
    ..We conclude that the use of geometric morphometrics and multivariate statistics is a reliable method to quantify pelvic shape differences between the sexes and could be applied to discriminate between females and males...
  7. doi request reprint Ontogeny of robusticity of craniofacial traits in modern humans: a study of South American populations
    Paula N Gonzalez
    División Antropología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque s n, La Plata 1900, Argentina
    Am J Phys Anthropol 142:367-79. 2010
    ..Finally, the extension of ontogenetic trajectories also seems to contribute to shape variation observed among adults...
  8. ncbi request reprint Role of wild plant foods among late Holocene hunter-gatherers from Central and North Patagonia (South America): an approach from dental evidence
    Valeria Bernal
    CONICET, División Antropología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Phys Anthropol 133:1047-59. 2007
    ..These results would reflect a change to less hard and/or abrasive diets in the final late Holocene, probably owing to differences in food processing methods employed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Morphological differentiation of aboriginal human populations from Tierra del Fuego (Patagonia): implications for South American peopling
    S Ivan Perez
    CONICET, División Antropología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata 1900, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Phys Anthropol 133:1067-79. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Variation and causal factors of craniofacial robusticity in Patagonian hunter-gatherers from the late Holocene
    Valeria Bernal
    CONICET, División Antropología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata 1900, Argentina
    Am J Hum Biol 18:748-65. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary relationships among prehistoric human populations: an evaluation of relatedness patterns based on facial morphometric data using molecular data
    S Ivan Perez
    CONICET, División Antropología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque s n, La Plata 1900, Argentina
    Hum Biol 79:25-50. 2007
    ..As a consequence, our results indicate that facial morphometric data allow the inference of the structure and history of the prehistoric populations for the studied region...
  12. ncbi request reprint The uniqueness of the human anterior dentition: a geometric morphometric analysis
    Jules A Kieser
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Forensic Sci 52:671-7. 2007
    ..In conclusion, it appears that the incisal surfaces of the anterior dentition are in fact unique...