Publications by authors named "Curtis W Marean"

34Publications

Humans thrived in South Africa through the Toba eruption about 74,000 years ago.

Nature 2018 03 12;555(7697):511-515. Epub 2018 Mar 12.

Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, PO Box 872402, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-2402, USA.

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March 2018

The trajectory of bone surface modification studies in paleoanthropology and a new Bayesian solution to the identification controversy.

J Hum Evol 2017 09 18;110:69-81. Epub 2017 Jul 18.

Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA.

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September 2017

Archaeology: Early signs of human presence in Australia.

Authors:
Curtis W Marean

Nature 2017 07;547(7663):285-287

Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287, USA, and in the Centre for Coastal Palaeoscience, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

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July 2017

Further human fossils from the Middle Stone Age deposits of Die Kelders Cave 1, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

J Hum Evol 2017 08 29;109:70-78. Epub 2017 Jun 29.

CT Scanner Unit, Central Analytical Facilities of Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch 7602, South Africa. Electronic address:

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August 2017

Chronometric investigations of the Middle to Upper Paleolithic transition in the Zagros Mountains using AMS radiocarbon dating and Bayesian age modelling.

J Hum Evol 2017 08 23;109:57-69. Epub 2017 Jun 23.

Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, University of Oxford, Dyson Perrins Building, South Parks Road, OX1 3QY Oxford, United Kingdom.

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August 2017

Lithic technological responses to Late Pleistocene glacial cycling at Pinnacle Point Site 5-6, South Africa.

PLoS One 2017 29;12(3):e0174051. Epub 2017 Mar 29.

Centre for Coastal Paleoscience, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

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August 2017

Cetopirus complanatus (Cirripedia: Coronulidae) from the late Middle Pleistocene human settlement of Pinnacle Point 13B (Mossel Bay, South Africa).

Zootaxa 2017 Feb 27;4237(2):zootaxa.4237.2.12. Epub 2017 Feb 27.

Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università di Pisa, via Santa Maria 53, 56126 Pisa, Italy..

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February 2017

The Middle Stone Age human fossil record from Klasies River Main Site.

J Hum Evol 2017 02 28;103:53-78. Epub 2017 Jan 28.

Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-2402, USA; Centre for Coastal Palaeoscience, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Electronic address:

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February 2017

Foraging potential of underground storage organ plants in the southern Cape, South Africa.

J Hum Evol 2016 12 13;101:79-89. Epub 2016 Nov 13.

Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology, Stellenbosch University, 3001 J.S. Marais Building, Victoria Street, Private Bag X01, Matieland, 7602, South Africa.

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December 2016

Climate-mediated shifts in Neandertal subsistence behaviors at Pech de l'Azé IV and Roc de Marsal (Dordogne Valley, France).

J Hum Evol 2016 07 4;96:1-18. Epub 2016 May 4.

Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA; Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig D-04103, Germany; Institute of Human Origins, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA.

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July 2016

The transition to foraging for dense and predictable resources and its impact on the evolution of modern humans.

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Curtis W Marean

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2016 07;371(1698)

School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Institute of Human Origins, Arizona State University, PO Box 872402, Tempe, AZ 85287-2402, USA Centre for Coastal Palaeoscience, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape 6031, South Africa

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July 2016

Return rates from intertidal foraging from Blombos Cave to Pinnacle Point: Understanding early human economies.

J Hum Evol 2016 Mar 25;92:101-115. Epub 2016 Feb 25.

Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, PO Box 872402, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-2402, USA. Electronic address:

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March 2016

Seasonal availability of edible underground and aboveground carbohydrate resources to human foragers on the Cape south coast, South Africa.

PeerJ 2016 18;4:e1679. Epub 2016 Feb 18.

Centre for Coastal Palaeosciences, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa; Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States.

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February 2016

Taphonomy of fossils from the hominin-bearing deposits at Dikika, Ethiopia.

J Hum Evol 2015 Sep 13;86:112-35. Epub 2015 Aug 13.

Department of Anthropology, California Academy of Sciences, 55 Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA. Electronic address:

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September 2015

Interpreting human behavior from depositional rates and combustion features through the study of sedimentary microfacies at site Pinnacle Point 5-6, South Africa.

J Hum Evol 2015 Aug 27;85:1-21. Epub 2015 May 27.

Department of Archaeology, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7701, Cape Town, South Africa; Faculty of Science, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape 6031, South Africa.

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August 2015

The origins and significance of coastal resource use in Africa and Western Eurasia.

Authors:
Curtis W Marean

J Hum Evol 2014 Dec;77:17-40

Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, PO Box 872402, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-2402, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2014

Pinnacle Point Cave 13B (Western Cape Province, South Africa) in context: The Cape Floral kingdom, shellfish, and modern human origins.

Authors:
Curtis W Marean

J Hum Evol 2010 Sep-Oct;59(3-4):425-43

Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-2402, USA.

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January 2011

Shellfish gathering, marine paleoecology and modern human behavior: perspectives from cave PP13B, Pinnacle Point, South Africa.

J Hum Evol 2010 Sep-Oct;59(3-4):412-24

Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA)/Department of Prehistory, Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Barcelona, c/Montalegre 6-8, Barcelona, Spain.

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January 2011

The stratigraphy of the Middle Stone Age sediments at Pinnacle Point Cave 13B (Mossel Bay, Western Cape Province, South Africa).

J Hum Evol 2010 Sep-Oct;59(3-4):234-55

Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-2402, USA.

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January 2011

Evidence for stone-tool-assisted consumption of animal tissues before 3.39 million years ago at Dikika, Ethiopia.

Nature 2010 Aug;466(7308):857-60

Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, DeutscherPlatz 6, Leipzig 04103, Germany.

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August 2010

When the sea saved humanity.

Authors:
Curtis W Marean

Sci Am 2010 Aug;303(2):54-61

School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, USA.

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August 2010

Fire as an engineering tool of early modern humans.

Science 2009 Aug;325(5942):859-62

Department of Archaeology, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7701, Cape Town, Republic of South Africa.

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August 2009

Paleolithic hominin remains from Eshkaft-e Gavi (southern Zagros Mountains, Iran): description, affinities, and evidence for butchery.

J Hum Evol 2009 Sep 5;57(3):248-59. Epub 2009 Aug 5.

School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Institute of Human Origins, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-4101, USA.

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September 2009

The origin of modern human behavior.

Curr Anthropol 2003 Dec;44(5):627-51

Centre for Development Studies, Univesity of Bergen, Norway, and State University of New York, Stony Brook, USA.

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December 2003