Journal of Human Evolution

(The TQCC of Journal of Human Evolution is 20. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-03-01 to 2023-03-01.)
Reassessment of TL age estimates of burnt flints from the Paleolithic site of Tabun Cave, Israel125
Enamel thickness and microstructure in pitheciin primates, with comments on dietary adaptations of the middle Miocene hominoid Kenyapithecus116
Expansion of the neocerebellum in Hominoidea115
Non-occlusal dental microwear variability in a sample of Middle and Late Pleistocene human populations from Europe and the Near East85
An integrated approach to taphonomy and faunal change in the Shungura Formation (Ethiopia) and its implication for hominid evolution79
Locomotor activity influences muscle architecture and bone growth but not muscle attachment site morphology65
Variability in the organization and size of hunter-gatherer groups: Foragers do not live in small-scale societies63
Understanding stone tool-making skill acquisition: Experimental methods and evolutionary implications53
A new interpretation of Madagascar's megafaunal decline: The “Subsistence Shift Hypothesis”46
Cooked starchy food in hearths ca. 120 kya and 65 kya (MIS 5e and MIS 4) from Klasies River Cave, South Africa44
New bracketing luminescence ages constrain the Sima de los Huesos hominin fossils (Atapuerca, Spain) to MIS 1244
Early Pleistocene human hand phalanx from the Sima del Elefante (TE) cave site in Sierra de Atapuerca (Spain)42
Upper Palaeolithic ritualistic cannibalism at Gough's Cave (Somerset, UK): The human remains from head to toe42
Enamel thickness and development in a third permanent molar of Gigantopithecus blacki40
Hominin fire use in the Okote member at Koobi Fora, Kenya: New evidence for the old debate39
A geometric morphometric analysis of hominin lower molars: Evolutionary implications and overview of postcanine dental variation38
The skull of StW 573, a 3.67 Ma Australopithecus prometheus skeleton from Sterkfontein Caves, South Africa37
The bony labyrinth of StW 573 (“Little Foot”): Implications for early hominin evolution and paleobiology32
New data for the Early Upper Paleolithic of Kostenki (Russia)32
Fossil human remains from Bolomor Cave (Valencia, Spain)31
Current events: An early date for the Middle Stone Age of central Zambia31
Recycling for a purpose in the late Lower Paleolithic Levant: Use-wear and residue analyses of small sharp flint items indicate a planned and integrated subsistence behavior at Qesem Cave (Israel)31
The long limb bones of the StW 573 Australopithecus skeleton from Sterkfontein Member 2: Descriptions and proportions30
The role of neurocranial shape in defining the boundaries of an expanded Homo erectus hypodigm29
Jaw-muscle architecture and mandibular morphology influence relative maximum jaw gapes in the sexually dimorphic Macaca fascicularis29
The radiation of macaques out of Africa: Evidence from mitogenome divergence times and the fossil record29
Evidence for a humid interval at ∼56–44 ka in the Levant and its potential link to modern humans dispersal out of Africa28
The Neandertal vertebral column 2: The lumbar spine28
Expanded character sampling underscores phylogenetic stability of Ardipithecus ramidus as a basal hominin28
Male–female relationships in olive baboons (Papio anubis): Parenting or mating effort?27
Excavation, reconstruction and taphonomy of the StW 573 Australopithecus prometheus skeleton from Sterkfontein Caves, South Africa27
The endocast of StW 573 (“Little Foot”) and hominin brain evolution27
Neotropics provide insights into the emergence of New World monkeys: New dental evidence from the late Oligocene of Peruvian Amazonia26
La Ferrassie 8 Neandertal child reloaded: New remains and re-assessment of the original collection25
Isotopic evidence for Last Glacial climatic impacts on Neanderthal gazelle hunting territories at Amud Cave, Israel25
Comparative evidence for the independent evolution of hair and sweat gland traits in primates24
Efficacy of diffeomorphic surface matching and 3D geometric morphometrics for taxonomic discrimination of Early Pleistocene hominin mandibular molars24
Intrinsic qualities of primate bones as predictors of skeletal element representation in modern and fossil carnivore feeding assemblages23
Assessing sources of error in comparative analyses of primate behavior: Intraspecific variation in group size and the social brain hypothesis23
Human calcanei from the Middle Pleistocene site of Sima de los Huesos (Sierra de Atapuerca, Burgos, Spain)22
The mechanical origins of arm-swinging22
Mandibular molar root and pulp cavity morphology in Homo naledi and other Plio-Pleistocene hominins21
Relevance of the eastern African coastal forest for early hominin biogeography21
The role of allometry and posture in the evolution of the hominin subaxial cervical spine21
A late Miocene hominid partial pelvis from Hungary21
Hominin teeth from the Middle Pleistocene site of Yiyuan, Eastern China21
Lithic raw material acquisition and use by early Homo sapiens at Skhul, Israel20
Hominin diversity and high environmental variability in the Okote Member, Koobi Fora Formation, Kenya20
Social evolution in Plio-Pleistocene hominins: Insights from hamadryas baboons and paleoecology20
Ardipithecus ramidus postcrania from the Gona Project area, Afar Regional State, Ethiopia20
Feathers and food: Human-bird interactions at Middle Pleistocene Qesem Cave, Israel20