Janine Chalk

Summary

Affiliation: George Washington University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A finite element analysis of masticatory stress hypotheses
    Janine Chalk
    Hominid Paleobiology Doctoral Program, Department of Anthropology, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 145:1-10. 2011
  2. doi request reprint The structural rigidity of the cranium of Australopithecus africanus: implications for diet, dietary adaptations, and the allometry of feeding biomechanics
    David S Strait
    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 293:583-93. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Viewpoints: diet and dietary adaptations in early hominins: the hard food perspective
    David S Strait
    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 151:339-55. 2013
  4. pmc The feeding biomechanics and dietary ecology of Australopithecus africanus
    David S Strait
    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:2124-9. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Indentation as a technique to assess the mechanical properties of fallback foods
    Peter W Lucas
    Department of Anthropology, Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 140:643-52. 2009

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. doi request reprint A finite element analysis of masticatory stress hypotheses
    Janine Chalk
    Hominid Paleobiology Doctoral Program, Department of Anthropology, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 145:1-10. 2011
    ..Instead, we propose that FE models replace simple cranial models when interpreting bone strain data and formulating hypotheses about craniofacial biomechanics...
  2. doi request reprint The structural rigidity of the cranium of Australopithecus africanus: implications for diet, dietary adaptations, and the allometry of feeding biomechanics
    David S Strait
    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 293:583-93. 2010
    ..africanus cranium is marginally less rigid than that of the macaque during molar biting. It is hypothesized that the SE results are being influenced by the allometric scaling of cranial cortical bone thickness...
  3. doi request reprint Viewpoints: diet and dietary adaptations in early hominins: the hard food perspective
    David S Strait
    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 151:339-55. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc The feeding biomechanics and dietary ecology of Australopithecus africanus
    David S Strait
    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:2124-9. 2009
    ..Our analysis reconciles apparent discrepancies between dietary reconstructions based on biomechanics, tooth morphology, and dental microwear...
  5. doi request reprint Indentation as a technique to assess the mechanical properties of fallback foods
    Peter W Lucas
    Department of Anthropology, Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 140:643-52. 2009
    ..This analysis predicts that blunt cusps and thick enamel will indeed help to sustain the integrity of teeth against contacts with these foods up to high loads...