Philipp Mitteroecker

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Affiliation: University of Vienna
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. pmc Reply to Grossman: The role of natural selection for the increase of Caesarean section rates.
    Philipp Mitteroecker
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 114:E1305. 2017
  2. pmc Cliff-edge model of obstetric selection in humans
    Philipp Mitteroecker
    Department of Theoretical Biology, University of Vienna, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113:14680-14685. 2016
  3. pmc Multivariate Analysis of Genotype-Phenotype Association
    Philipp Mitteroecker
    Department of Theoretical Biology, University of Vienna, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Genetics 202:1345-63. 2016
  4. pmc Geometric morphometric footprint analysis of young women
    Jacqueline Domjanic
    Department of Theoretical Biology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, Vienna, A 1090, Austria
    J Foot Ankle Res 6:27. 2013
  5. pmc Evolution of eye morphology and rhodopsin expression in the Drosophila melanogaster species subgroup
    Nico Posnien
    Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e37346. 2012
  6. pmc Sexual dimorphism and population divergence in the Lake Tanganyika cichlid fish genus Tropheus
    Juergen Herler
    Institute of Zoology, University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Front Zool 7:4. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The evolutionary role of modularity and integration in the hominoid cranium
    Philipp Mitteroecker
    Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A 1091 Vienna, Austria
    Evolution 62:943-58. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The ontogenetic trajectory of the phenotypic covariance matrix, with examples from craniofacial shape in rats and humans
    Philipp Mitteroecker
    Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Altenberg, Austria
    Evolution 63:727-37. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint The conceptual and statistical relationship between modularity and morphological integration
    Philipp Mitteroecker
    Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Syst Biol 56:818-36. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Regional dissociated heterochrony in multivariate analysis
    P Mitteroecker
    Institute for Anthropology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A 1091 Vienna, Austria
    Ann Anat 186:463-70. 2004

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Publications27

  1. pmc Reply to Grossman: The role of natural selection for the increase of Caesarean section rates.
    Philipp Mitteroecker
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 114:E1305. 2017
  2. pmc Cliff-edge model of obstetric selection in humans
    Philipp Mitteroecker
    Department of Theoretical Biology, University of Vienna, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113:14680-14685. 2016
    ..Based on this model, we predict that the regular use of Caesarean sections throughout the last decades has led to an evolutionary increase of fetopelvic disproportion rates by 10 to 20%...
  3. pmc Multivariate Analysis of Genotype-Phenotype Association
    Philipp Mitteroecker
    Department of Theoretical Biology, University of Vienna, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Genetics 202:1345-63. 2016
    ..This low dimensionality of the genotype-phenotype map has important consequences for gene identification and may shed light on the evolvability of organisms...
  4. pmc Geometric morphometric footprint analysis of young women
    Jacqueline Domjanic
    Department of Theoretical Biology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, Vienna, A 1090, Austria
    J Foot Ankle Res 6:27. 2013
    ..Most published attempts to quantify footprint shape are based on a small number of measurements. We applied geometric morphometric methods to study shape variation of the complete footprint outline in a sample of 83 adult women...
  5. pmc Evolution of eye morphology and rhodopsin expression in the Drosophila melanogaster species subgroup
    Nico Posnien
    Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e37346. 2012
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  6. pmc Sexual dimorphism and population divergence in the Lake Tanganyika cichlid fish genus Tropheus
    Juergen Herler
    Institute of Zoology, University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Front Zool 7:4. 2010
    ..We analysed phenotypic variation in six populations of T. moorii and one population of T. polli using geometric morphometrics to assess morphological differences among sexes in relation to the differentiation of populations and species...
  7. doi request reprint The evolutionary role of modularity and integration in the hominoid cranium
    Philipp Mitteroecker
    Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A 1091 Vienna, Austria
    Evolution 62:943-58. 2008
    ..The dissociation has probably been achieved by evolutionary alterations and by the novel emergence of local factors affecting characteristics that are controlled at the same time by the common factors...
  8. doi request reprint The ontogenetic trajectory of the phenotypic covariance matrix, with examples from craniofacial shape in rats and humans
    Philipp Mitteroecker
    Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Altenberg, Austria
    Evolution 63:727-37. 2009
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  9. ncbi request reprint The conceptual and statistical relationship between modularity and morphological integration
    Philipp Mitteroecker
    Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Syst Biol 56:818-36. 2007
    ..We outline a simple approach for this case using Wright-style factor analysis and demonstrate the relation of its algebra to the more familiar approach via partial least squares...
  10. ncbi request reprint Regional dissociated heterochrony in multivariate analysis
    P Mitteroecker
    Institute for Anthropology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A 1091 Vienna, Austria
    Ann Anat 186:463-70. 2004
    ..The relation between these two species' growth trajectories is too complex for a simple summary in terms of global heterochrony...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cranial ontogenetic trajectories among great apes and humans
    Philipp Mitteroecker
    Institute for Anthropology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A 1091 Vienna, Austria
    J Hum Evol 46:679-97. 2004
    ..Pure heterochrony does not sufficiently explain the human craniofacial morphology nor the differences among the African apes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Heterochrony and geometric morphometrics: a comparison of cranial growth in Pan paniscus versus Pan troglodytes
    Philipp Mitteroecker
    Institute for Anthropology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A 1091 Vienna, Austria
    Evol Dev 7:244-58. 2005
    ..We reject the hypothesis of global heterochrony in the cranium of Pan as well as regional heterochrony for the lower face, the upper face, and the neurocranium...
  13. ncbi request reprint Craniofacial sexual dimorphism patterns and allometry among extant hominids
    Katrin Schaefer
    Institute for Anthropology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A 1091 Vienna, Austria
    Ann Anat 186:471-8. 2004
    ..We discuss these patterns and speculate on their use as characters for taxonomic analysis in the fossil record...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cranial integration in Homo: singular warps analysis of the midsagittal plane in ontogeny and evolution
    Fred L Bookstein
    Institute for Anthropology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, 1091 Vienna, Austria
    J Hum Evol 44:167-87. 2003
    ..There is also a component of cranial length to height ratio not reducible to either process. Our methodology allows a separation of these independent processes (and their impact on cranial shape) that conventional methods have not found...
  15. ncbi request reprint Functional morphology of the first cervical vertebra in humans and nonhuman primates
    Evelyn Manfreda
    Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, 1091 Vienna, Austria
    Anat Rec B New Anat 289:184-94. 2006
    ..This implies that either the primate atlas is generalized enough to allow bipedal locomotion or else the human atlas morphology is a unique adaptation different from that in the more orthograde nonhuman primates...
  16. ncbi request reprint Anthropology takes control of morphometrics
    Fred L Bookstein
    Institute for Anthropology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Coll Antropol 28:121-32. 2004
    ..This essay celebrates that change and tries to account for it by reference to cognitive and intellectual aspects of the new home...
  17. doi request reprint Sexual dimorphism of the human mandible and its association with dental development
    Michael Coquerelle
    Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Am J Phys Anthropol 145:192-202. 2011
    ..We argue that the infant and adult dimorphism of the mental region may be associated with the development of supralaryngeal structures...
  18. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional digital imaging of the partial Australopithecus africanus endocranium MLD 37/38
    Simon Neubauer
    Institute for Anthropology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Can Assoc Radiol J 55:271-8. 2004
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  19. ncbi request reprint Visualizing facial shape regression upon 2nd to 4th digit ratio and testosterone
    Katrin Schaefer
    Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Coll Antropol 29:415-9. 2005
    ..These preliminary results suggest that prenatal and pubertal testosterone have differential effects on male facial shape that should be considered in future studies on women's preferences towards male facial appearance...
  20. doi request reprint Craniofacial morphology in Austrian Early Bronze Age populations reflects sex-specific migration patterns
    Alessandro Pellegrini
    Department of Anthropology, Natural History Museum Vienna, Burgring 7, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    J Anthropol Sci 89:139-51. 2011
    ..Geographic conditions explained more than twice as much variation in females as in males, suggesting that female migration was more affected by geographical constraints than male migration was...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dental arch asymmetry in an isolated Adriatic community
    Katrin Schaefer
    Institute for Anthropology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Am J Phys Anthropol 129:132-42. 2006
    ..The role of directional asymmetry as a potential indicator of craniofacial developmental instability clearly merits further attention...
  22. pmc Variation at genes influencing facial morphology are not associated with developmental imprecision in human faces
    Sonja Windhager
    Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Altenberg, Austria
    PLoS ONE 9:e99009. 2014
    ..Further large-scale genetic studies, including gene expression studies, are necessary to validate the genetic and developmental origin of morphological asymmetries...
  23. pmc BMI and WHR Are Reflected in Female Facial Shape and Texture: A Geometric Morphometric Image Analysis
    Christine Mayer
    Department of Theoretical Biology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    PLoS ONE 12:e0169336. 2017
    ..Our study elucidates how geometric morphometric image analysis serves to quantify the effect of biological factors such as BMI and WHR to facial shape and color, which in turn contributes to social perception...
  24. pmc The morphometrics of "masculinity" in human faces
    Philipp Mitteroecker
    Department of Theoretical Biology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    PLoS ONE 10:e0118374. 2015
    ..Discriminant functions and Procrustes distances to the female mean shape were poor predictors of perceived masculinity...
  25. pmc Covariation between human pelvis shape, stature, and head size alleviates the obstetric dilemma
    Barbara Fischer
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, NO 0316 Oslo, Norway and Department of Theoretical Biology, University of Vienna, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112:5655-60. 2015
    ..Although males are not subject to obstetric selection, they also show part of these association patterns, indicating a genetic-developmental origin of integration. ..
  26. ncbi request reprint The representation of self reported affect in body posture and body posture simulation
    Karl Grammer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Urban Ethology, Vienna, Austria
    Coll Antropol 28:159-73. 2004
    ..50 different subjects rated the reconstructed postures from the positive and negative end of the regression. We found the ratings to be valid and accurate in respect to the five factors...
  27. pmc Second to fourth digit ratio and face shape
    Bernhard Fink
    Department for Sociobiology Anthropology, Institute for Zoology and Anthropology, University of Gottingen, Berliner Strasse 28, D 37073 Götingen, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 272:1995-2001. 2005
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