Journal of Human Evolution

(The TQCC of Journal of Human Evolution is 9. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Knowledge vs. know-how? Dissecting the foundations of stone knapping skill46
Trajectories of cultural innovation from the Middle to Later Stone Age in Eastern Africa: Personal ornaments, bone artifacts, and ocher from Panga ya Saidi, Kenya46
Still no archaeological evidence that Neanderthals created Iberian cave art41
A morphometric comparison of the parietal lobe in modern humans and Neanderthals32
The hunters or the hunters: Human and hyena prey choice divergence in the Late Pleistocene Levant29
A new absolute date from Swartkrans Cave for the oldest occurrences of Paranthropus robustus and Oldowan stone tools in South Africa29
Nature and relationships of Sahelanthropus tchadensis28
Eastern African environmental variation and its role in the evolution and cultural change of Homo over the last 1 million years26
Meat eating by nonhuman primates: A review and synthesis26
Dietary evidence from Central Asian Neanderthals: A combined isotope and plant microremains approach at Chagyrskaya Cave (Altai, Russia)24
Morphometric analysis of the hominin talus: Evolutionary and functional implications24
What is ‘in situ’? A reply to Harmand et al. (2015)23
The emergence of the Levallois technology in the Levant: A view from the Early Middle Paleolithic site of Misliya Cave, Israel23
Interpreting the Quina and demi-Quina scrapers from Acheulo-Yabrudian Qesem Cave, Israel: Results of raw materials and functional analyses23
Bone tools from Beds II–IV, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania, and implications for the origins and evolution of bone technology23
The dawn of the Middle Paleolithic in Atapuerca: the lithic assemblage of TD10.1 from Gran Dolina22
Cultural mosaics, social structure, and identity: The Acheulean threshold in Europe22
Response to White et al.’s reply: ‘Still no archaeological evidence that Neanderthals created Iberian cave art’ [J. Hum. Evol. (2020) 102640]21
The revolution that still isn't: The origins of behavioral complexity in Homo sapiens21
Trophic ecology of a Late Pleistocene early modern human from tropical Southeast Asia inferred from zinc isotopes21
Sexual dimorphism in chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) and human age-specific fertility21
A West African Middle Stone Age site dated to the beginning of MIS 5: Archaeology, chronology, and paleoenvironment of the Ravin Blanc I (eastern Senegal)19
The evolution of raw material procurement strategies: A view from the deep sequence of Tabun Cave, Israel19
Enamel chipping in Taï Forest cercopithecids: Implications for diet reconstruction in paleoanthropological contexts19
Coping with arid environments: A critical threshold for human expansion in Europe at the Marine Isotope Stage 12/11 transition? The case of the Iberian Peninsula19
Not all fine-branch locomotion is equal: Grasping morphology determines locomotor performance on narrow supports18
Reconstructing Neanderthal diet: The case for carbohydrates18
Early Upper Paleolithic subsistence in the Levant: Zooarchaeology of the Ahmarian–Aurignacian sequence at Manot Cave, Israel18
The Middle to Later Stone Age transition at Panga ya Saidi, in the tropical coastal forest of eastern Africa18
The upper limb of Paranthropus boisei from Ileret, Kenya18
Increased terrestriality in a Neotropical primate living on islands with reduced predation risk18
The last glacial cycle of the southern Levant: Paleoenvironment and chronology of modern humans18
The Fauresmith of South Africa: A new assemblage from Canteen Kopje and significance of the technology in human and cultural evolution17
The morphological affinity of the Early Pleistocene footprints from Happisburgh, England, with other footprints of Pliocene, Pleistocene, and Holocene age17
Quantifying differences in hominin flaking technologies with 3D shape analysis17
Spatial patterning of the archaeological and paleontological assemblage at Dmanisi, Georgia: An analysis of site formation and carnivore-hominin interaction in Block 217
Statistical inference of earlier origins for the first flaked stone technologies17
A refined chronology for the Gravettian sequence of Abri Pataud17
New record of Neosaimiri (Cebidae, Platyrrhini) from the late Middle Miocene of Peruvian Amazonia16
A technotypological analysis of the Ahmarian and Levantine Aurignacian assemblages from Manot Cave (area C) and the interrelation with site formation processes16
Tracking behavioral persistence and innovations during the Middle Pleistocene in Western Europe. Shift in occupations between 700 and 450 ka at la Noira site (Centre, France)16
Biomechanics of the mandible of Macaca mulatta during the power stroke of mastication: Loading, deformation, and strain regimes and the impact of food type16
The DNH 7 skull of Australopithecus robustus from Drimolen (Main Quarry), South Africa16
Quantifying gaze conspicuousness: Are humans distinct from chimpanzees and bonobos?16
Personal ornaments from Hayonim and Manot caves (Israel) hint at symbolic ties between the Levantine and the European Aurignacian16
Mapping Early Pleistocene environments and the availability of plant food as a potential driver of early Homo presence in the Guadix-Baza Basin (Spain)16
The pectoral girdle of StW 573 (‘Little Foot’) and its implications for shoulder evolution in the Hominina16
Mitogenomics of macaques (Macaca) across Wallace's Line in the context of modern human dispersals16
Phylogenetic analysis of Middle-Late Miocene apes15
Patterns of urinary cortisol levels during ontogeny appear population specific rather than species specific in wild chimpanzees and bonobos15
The Dmanisi Equus: Systematics, biogeography, and paleoecology15
Philopatry at the frontier: A demographically driven scenario for the evolution of multilevel societies in baboons (Papio)15
Adolescent and young adult male chimpanzees form affiliative, yet aggressive, relationships with females15
Olduvai's oldest Oldowan15
Before the Acheulean: The emergence of bifacial shaping at Kokiselei 6 (1.8 Ma), West Turkana, Kenya14
Bayesian luminescence dating at Ghār-e Boof, Iran, provides a new chronology for Middle and Upper Paleolithic in the southern Zagros14
Isotopic calcium biogeochemistry of MIS 5 fossil vertebrate bones: application to the study of the dietary reconstruction of Regourdou 1 Neandertal fossil14
A late Neanderthal tooth from northeastern Italy14
Pitted stones in the Acheulean from Olduvai Gorge Beds III and IV (Tanzania): A use-wear and 3D approach14
Unique foot posture in Neanderthals reflects their body mass and high mechanical stress13
Genetic correlations in the rhesus macaque dentition13
Ecological perspectives on technological diversity at Kanjera South13
Early anthropogenic use of hematite on Aurignacian ivory personal ornaments from Hohle Fels and Vogelherd caves, Germany13
Paleoecology, biochronology, and paleobiogeography of Eurasian Rhinocerotidae during the Early Pleistocene: The contribution of the fossil material from Dmanisi (Georgia, Southern Caucasus)13
Could woodworking have driven lithic tool selection?13
Climatic and environmental conditions in the Western Galilee, during Late Middle and Upper Paleolithic periods, based on speleothems from Manot Cave, Israel13
Zoogeographic significance of Dmanisi large mammal assemblage13
The Pan social brain: An evolutionary history of neurochemical receptor genes and their potential impact on sociocognitive differences12
How did modern morphology evolve in the human mandible? The relationship between static adult allometry and mandibular variability in Homo sapiens12
The Marine Isotope Stage 3 landscape around Manot Cave (Israel) and the food habits of anatomically modern humans: New insights from the anthracological record and stable carbon isotope analysis of wi12
Evolution of cranial capacity revisited: A view from the late Middle Pleistocene cranium from Xujiayao, China12
Maxillary molar enamel thickness of Plio-Pleistocene hominins12
Baboon biogeography, divergence, and evolution: Morphological and paleoecological perspectives12
Zhoukoudian Upper Cave personal ornaments and ochre: Rediscovery and reevaluation12
Sexual dimorphism of the enamel and dentine dimensions of the permanent canines of the Middle Pleistocene hominins from Sima de los Huesos (Burgos, Spain)12
Initial Upper Paleolithic bone technology and personal ornaments at Bacho Kiro Cave (Bulgaria)12
Further analyses of the structural organization of Homo luzonensis teeth: Evolutionary implications11
The taxonomic attribution of African hominin postcrania from the Miocene through the Pleistocene: Associations and assumptions11
Hominin diversity in East Asia during the Middle Pleistocene: A premolar endostructural perspective11
Shivering in the Pleistocene. Human adaptations to cold exposure in Western Europe from MIS 14 to MIS 1111
Machine learning, bootstrapping, null models, and why we are still not 100% sure which bone surface modifications were made by crocodiles11
The Middle Pleistocene hominin mandible from Payre (Ardèche, France)11
Chipping and wear patterns in extant primate and fossil hominin molars: ‘Functional’ cusps are associated with extensive wear but low levels of fracture11
Early Pleistocene hominin teeth from Meipu, southern China11
Inner morphological and metric characterization of the molar remains from the Montmaurin-La Niche mandible: The Neanderthal signal11
Adaptations for bipedal walking: Musculoskeletal structure and three-dimensional joint mechanics of humans and bipedal chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)11
Muscle recruitment and stone tool use ergonomics across three million years of Palaeolithic technological transitions11
Mechanics of heel-strike plantigrady in African apes11
Complexity and sophistication of Early Middle Paleolithic flint tools revealed through use-wear analysis of tools from Misliya Cave, Mount Carmel, Israel11
A primate model for the origin of flake technology11
Two Late Pleistocene human femora from Trinil, Indonesia: Implications for body size and behavior in Southeast Asia10
Calcaneal shape variation in humans, nonhuman primates, and early hominins10
Great apes and humans evolved from a long-backed ancestor10
Morphological description and evolutionary significance of 300 ka hominin facial bones from Hualongdong, China10
Modern human teeth unearthed from below the ∼128,000-year-old level at Punung, Java: A case highlighting the problem of recent intrusion in cave sediments10
Foot anatomy, walking energetics, and the evolution of human bipedalism10
Mesopithecus pentelicus from Zhaotong, China, the easternmost representative of a widespread Miocene cercopithecoid species10
Subsistence behavior during the Initial Upper Paleolithic in Europe: Site use, dietary practice, and carnivore exploitation at Bacho Kiro Cave (Bulgaria)10
Effects of hybridization on pelvic morphology: A macaque model10
Preliminary observations on the Levantine Aurignacian sequence of Manot Cave: Cultural affiliations and regional perspectives10
A revised AMS and tephra chronology for the Late Middle to Early Upper Paleolithic occupations of Ortvale Klde, Republic of Georgia10
Dental topographic change with macrowear and dietary inference in Homunculus patagonicus10
Early Upper Paleolithic human foot bones from Manot Cave, Israel10
Variability in energy expenditure is much greater in males than females9
New macaque fossil remains from Morocco9
Estimating the population variance, standard deviation, and coefficient of variation: Sample size and accuracy9
Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) grouping patterns in an open and dry savanna landscape, Issa Valley, western Tanzania9
Domestic spaces as crucibles of Paleolithic culture: An archaeological perspective9
Acheulean variability in Western Europe: The case of Menez-Dregan I (Plouhinec, Finistère, France)9
A view of the Lower to Middle Paleolithic boundary from Northern France, far from the Near East?9
A comparative study of the Early Pleistocene carnivore guild from Dmanisi (Georgia)9
Dating the last Middle Palaeolithic of the Crimean Peninsula: New hydroxyproline AMS dates from the site of Kabazi II9
Predictive modelling in paleoenvironmental reconstruction: The micromammals of Manot Cave, Israel9
The dental remains from the Early Upper Paleolithic of Manot Cave, Israel9
Seasonality and Oldowan behavioral variability in East Africa9
Karst terrain in the western upper Galilee, Israel: Speleogenesis, hydrogeology and human preference of Manot Cave9
Macaca ulna from new excavations at the Notarchirico Acheulean site (Middle Pleistocene, Venosa, southern Italy)9
Mammal functional diversity and habitat heterogeneity: Implications for hominin habitat reconstruction9
The brain of Homo habilis: Three decades of paleoneurology9
Connections between the Levant and the Balkans in the late Middle Pleistocene: Archaeological findings from Velika and Mala Balanica Caves (Serbia)9