Philipp Gunz

Summary

Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The Mousterian child from Teshik-Tash is a Neanderthal: a geometric morphometric study of the frontal bone
    Philipp Gunz
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 149:365-79. 2012
  2. pmc The mammalian bony labyrinth reconsidered, introducing a comprehensive geometric morphometric approach
    Philipp Gunz
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    J Anat 220:529-43. 2012
  3. doi request reprint A uniquely modern human pattern of endocranial development. Insights from a new cranial reconstruction of the Neandertal newborn from Mezmaiskaya
    Philipp Gunz
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Deutscher Platz 6, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Hum Evol 62:300-13. 2012
  4. pmc Functional morphology and integration of corvid skulls - a 3D geometric morphometric approach
    Christoph Kulemeyer
    Institut fur Vogelforschung, Vogelwarte Helgoland, An der Vogelwarte 21, 26386 Wilhelmshaven, Germany
    Front Zool 6:2. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Principles for the virtual reconstruction of hominin crania
    Philipp Gunz
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig, Germany
    J Hum Evol 57:48-62. 2009
  6. doi request reprint How many landmarks? Assessing the classification accuracy of Pan lower molars using a geometric morphometric analysis of the occlusal basin as seen at the enamel-dentine junction
    Matthew M Skinner
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Front Oral Biol 13:23-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Endocranial volume of Australopithecus africanus: new CT-based estimates and the effects of missing data and small sample size
    Simon Neubauer
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    J Hum Evol 62:498-510. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Enamel-dentine junction (EDJ) morphology distinguishes the lower molars of Australopithecus africanus and Paranthropus robustus
    Matthew M Skinner
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig 04103, Germany
    J Hum Evol 55:979-88. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Anterior tooth root morphology and size in Neanderthals: taxonomic and functional implications
    Adeline Le Cabec
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Hum Evol 64:169-93. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Evaluating developmental shape changes in Homo antecessor subadult facial morphology
    Sarah E Freidline
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Human Evolution, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig 04103, Germany City University of New York Graduate School, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA New York Consortium in Evolutionary Primatology, USA Paleoanthropology, Department of Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen and Senckenberg Center for Human Evolution and Paleoecology, Rümelinstrasse 23, 72070 Tübingen, Germany Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 65:404-23. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint The Mousterian child from Teshik-Tash is a Neanderthal: a geometric morphometric study of the frontal bone
    Philipp Gunz
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 149:365-79. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc The mammalian bony labyrinth reconsidered, introducing a comprehensive geometric morphometric approach
    Philipp Gunz
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    J Anat 220:529-43. 2012
    ..The ability to discriminate labyrinth shape at the subspecies level demonstrates that the approach presented here has great potential in future taxonomic studies of fossil specimens...
  3. doi request reprint A uniquely modern human pattern of endocranial development. Insights from a new cranial reconstruction of the Neandertal newborn from Mezmaiskaya
    Philipp Gunz
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Deutscher Platz 6, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Hum Evol 62:300-13. 2012
    ..The differences between these two human groups are most prominent directly after birth, a critical phase for cognitive development...
  4. pmc Functional morphology and integration of corvid skulls - a 3D geometric morphometric approach
    Christoph Kulemeyer
    Institut fur Vogelforschung, Vogelwarte Helgoland, An der Vogelwarte 21, 26386 Wilhelmshaven, Germany
    Front Zool 6:2. 2009
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  5. doi request reprint Principles for the virtual reconstruction of hominin crania
    Philipp Gunz
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig, Germany
    J Hum Evol 57:48-62. 2009
    ..While there will typically be shape differences among equally plausible reconstructions, these different estimates might still support a single conclusion...
  6. doi request reprint How many landmarks? Assessing the classification accuracy of Pan lower molars using a geometric morphometric analysis of the occlusal basin as seen at the enamel-dentine junction
    Matthew M Skinner
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Front Oral Biol 13:23-9. 2009
    ..Thus, EDJ shape can contribute to taxonomic analyses and the more information that can be included the better...
  7. doi request reprint Endocranial volume of Australopithecus africanus: new CT-based estimates and the effects of missing data and small sample size
    Simon Neubauer
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    J Hum Evol 62:498-510. 2012
    ..It is important to take these uncertainties into account when different fossil groups are being compared...
  8. doi request reprint Enamel-dentine junction (EDJ) morphology distinguishes the lower molars of Australopithecus africanus and Paranthropus robustus
    Matthew M Skinner
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig 04103, Germany
    J Hum Evol 55:979-88. 2008
    ..Mean differences in EDJ shape, in particular dentine horn height, crown height, and cervix shape, are more marked between adjacent molars within each taxon than for the same molar between the two taxa...
  9. doi request reprint Anterior tooth root morphology and size in Neanderthals: taxonomic and functional implications
    Adeline Le Cabec
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Hum Evol 64:169-93. 2013
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Evaluating developmental shape changes in Homo antecessor subadult facial morphology
    Sarah E Freidline
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Human Evolution, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig 04103, Germany City University of New York Graduate School, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA New York Consortium in Evolutionary Primatology, USA Paleoanthropology, Department of Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen and Senckenberg Center for Human Evolution and Paleoecology, Rümelinstrasse 23, 72070 Tübingen, Germany Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 65:404-23. 2013
    ..We suggest that some of the facial features that characterize recent modern humans may have developed multiple times in human evolution. ..
  11. pmc The presence of accessory cusps in chimpanzee lower molars is consistent with a patterning cascade model of development
    Matthew M Skinner
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    J Anat 217:245-53. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate that a patterning cascade model is appropriate for interpreting cusp variation in Pan and have implications for cusp nomenclature and the use of accessory cusp morphology in primate systematics...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cioclovina (Romania): affinities of an early modern European
    Katerina Harvati
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig, Germany
    J Hum Evol 53:732-46. 2007
    ..Our results show Cioclovina to be entirely modern in its cranial shape, and do not support the hypothesis that it represents a hybrid...
  13. doi request reprint Brief communication: Endocranial volumes in an ontogenetic sample of chimpanzees from the Taï Forest National Park, Ivory Coast
    Simon Neubauer
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 147:319-25. 2012
    ..Increasing the sample size and compiling more high quality ontogenetic data of EV will help to reconcile ongoing discussions about the evolution of hominin brain growth...
  14. doi request reprint Endocranial shape changes during growth in chimpanzees and humans: a morphometric analysis of unique and shared aspects
    Simon Neubauer
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Hum Evol 59:555-66. 2010
    ..We show that the shape changes associated with this early "globularization phase" are unique to humans and do not occur in chimpanzees before or after birth...
  15. pmc The pattern of endocranial ontogenetic shape changes in humans
    Simon Neubauer
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Anat 215:240-55. 2009
    ..Our data suggest that the cranial base comprises several submodules that follow their own temporally and/or spatially disjunct growth trajectories...
  16. doi request reprint Middle Pleistocene human facial morphology in an evolutionary and developmental context
    Sarah E Freidline
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Human Evolution, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig 04103, Germany
    J Hum Evol 63:723-40. 2012
    ..This could suggest that the European Middle Pleistocene hominins display incipient Neanderthal features...
  17. doi request reprint Out of the North Sea: the Zeeland ridges Neandertal
    Jean Jacques Hublin
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Hum Evol 57:777-85. 2009
    ..So far, the Zeeland Ridges Neandertal is the first Pleistocene fossil hominin found under seawater and the first recorded in the Netherlands...
  18. doi request reprint Discrimination of extant Pan species and subspecies using the enamel-dentine junction morphology of lower molars
    Matthew M Skinner
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig 04103, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 140:234-43. 2009
    ....
  19. pmc Early modern human diversity suggests subdivided population structure and a complex out-of-Africa scenario
    Philipp Gunz
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany corrected
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:6094-8. 2009
    ..Our conclusions bear implications for the inference of ancient human demography from genetic models and emphasize the importance of focusing research on those early modern humans, in particular, in Africa...
  20. doi request reprint Long anterior mandibular tooth roots in Neanderthals are not the result of their large jaws
    Adeline Le Cabec
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Hum Evol 63:667-81. 2012
    ..Therefore, root length and other root dimensions can be considered taxonomically relevant for distinguishing Neanderthals from modern humans...
  21. ncbi request reprint The Neanderthal "chignon": variation, integration, and homology
    Philipp Gunz
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Hum Evol 52:262-74. 2007
    ..Our analysis does not support differences in integration of the posterior midsagittal profile and the cranial base in Pleistocene and recent humans...