Wednesday, 5 November 2008

Waterside Hypotheses; Algis Kuliukas









3 comments:

Jen said...

Thank you, William, for posting these. Is nice to see you here.

akon said...

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Marc Verhaegen said...

Some recent inormation on AAT. Better terms than 'aquatic ape' are Littoral Theory (doastal diaspora of archaic Homo), google 'greg laden misconceptions verhaegen': rather than running over savannas, Pleistocene Homo simply followed coasts & rivers, collecting different waterside & shallow aquatic plant & animal foods.
Human Evolution publishes the proceedings of the symposium on human waterside evolution 'Human Evolution: Past, Present & Future' (with Don Johanson & David Attenborough, London 8-10 May 2013):
SPECIAL EDITION PART 1 (end 2013)
Introduction - Peter Rhys-Evans
1. Human's Association with Water Bodies: the ‘Exaggerated Diving Reflex’ and its Relationship with the Evolutionary Allometry of Human Pelvic and Brain Sizes - Stephen Oppenheimer
2. Human Ecological Breadth: Why Neither Savanna nor Aquatic Hypotheses can Hold Water - JH Langdon
3. Endurance Running versus Underwater Foraging: an Anatomical and Palaeoecological Perspective - Stephen Munro
4. Wading Hypotheses of the Origin of Human Bipedalism - Algis Kuliukas
5. The Aquatic Ape Evolves: Common Misconceptions and Unproven Assumptions about the So-Called Aquatic Ape Hypothesis - Marc Verhaegen
6. The Epigenetic Emergence of Culture at the Coastline: Interaction of Genes, Nutrition, Environment and Demography - CL Broadhurst & Michael Crawford
SPECIAL EDITION PART 2 (begin 2014) with 12 contributions