A list of published papers …
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Bruner E., Preuss T., Chen X. & Rilling J. 2017. Evidence for expansion of the precuneus in human evolution. Brain Struct. Funct. 222: 1053–1060. [link]

Bruner E., Pereira-Pedro A.S. & Bastir M. 2017. Patterns of morphological integration between parietal and temporal areas in the human skull. J. Morphol. DOI 10.1002/jmor.20714 [link]

Bruner E., Pereira-Pedro A.S., Chen X., Rilling J.K. 2017. Precuneus proportions and cortical folding: a morphometric evaluation on a racially diverse human sample. Ann. Anat. 211: 120-128. [link]

Beaudet A. & Bruner E. 2017. A frontal lobe surface analysis in three archaic African human fossils: OH 9, Buia, and Bodo. Comptes Redus Palevol (early view). [link]

Píšová H., Rangel de Lázaro G., Velemínský P. & Bruner E. 2017. Craniovascular traits in anthropology and evolution: from bones to vessels. J. Anthropol. Sci. (early view) [pdf]

Bruner E. 2017. The Fossil Evidence of Human Brain Evolution. In: Kaas, J (ed.), Evolution of Nervous Systems 2e. vol. 4, pp. 63–92. Oxford: Elsevier. [link]

Bruner E., Píšová H., Martín-Francés María Martinón-Torres M., Arsuaga JL., Carbonell E. & Bermúdez de Castro JM. 2017.A human parietal fragment from the late Early Pleistocene Gran Dolina-TD6 cave site, Sierra de Atapuerca, Spain. Comptes Rendus Palevol 16: 71-81. [link]

Pereira-Pedro A.S. & Bruner E. 2016. Sulcal pattern, extension, and morphology of the precuneus in adult humans. Ann. Anat. 208: 85–93. [link]

Wu X. & Bruner E. 2016. The endocranial anatomy of Maba 1. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 160: 633–643. [link]

Bruner E., Bondioli L., Coppa A., Frayer D.W., Holloway R.L., Libsekal Y., Medin T., Rook L. & Macchiarelli R. 2016. The endocast of the one-million-year-old human cranium from Buia (UA 31), Danakil Eritrea. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 160:458–468. [link]

Bruner E. & Iriki A. 2016. Extending mind, visuospatial integration, and the evolution of the parietal lobes in the human genus. Quat. Int. 405: 98-110. [link]

Bruner E., Lozano M. & Lorenzo C. 2016. Visuospatial integration and human evolution: the fossil evidence. J. Anthropol. Sci. 94: 81-97 [pdf]

Eisová S., Rangel de Lázaro G., Píšová H., Pereira-Pedro S. & Bruner E. 2016. Parietal bone thickness and vascular diameters in adult modern humans: a survey on cranial remains. Anat. Rec. 299: 888–896 . [link]

Rangel de Lázaro G., de la Cuétara J.M., Píšová H., Lorenzo C. & Bruner E. 2016. Diploic vessels and computed tomography: segmentation and comparison in modern humans and fossil hominids. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 159: 313–324. [link]

Bruner E., Amano H., de la Cuétara J.M. & Ogihara N. 2015. The brain and the braincase: a spatial analysis on the midsagittal profile in adult humans. J. Anat. 227: 268-276. [link]

Masters M., Bruner E., Queer S., Traynor S. & Senjem J. 2015. Analysis of the volumetric relationship among human ocular, orbital and fronto-occipital cortical morphology. J. Anat. 227: 460-473 [link]

Bruner E., Román F.J., de la Cuétara J.M., Martin-Loeches M., Colom R. 2015. Cortical surface area and cortical thickness in the precuneus of adult humans. Neurosci. 286: 345-352. [link]

Bruner E., Grimaud-Hervé D., Wu X., de la Cuétara JM, Holloway R. 2015. A paleoneurological survey of Homo erectus endocranial metrics. Quat. Int. 368: 80-87. [link]

Bruner E. & Lozano M. 2015. Three hands: one year later. J. Anthropol. Sci. 93: 191-195. [pdf]

Bruner E. 2015. Lucy to Language: the Benchmark Papers. Book Review. Eur. J. Archaeol. 18: 546-550. [pdf]

Bruner E. 2015. Functional craniology and brain evolution. In Bruner E. (Ed.) Human Paleoneurology. Springer, Switzerland. pp 57-94. [link]

Bruner E. & Lozano M. 2014. Extended mind and visuo-spatial integration: three hands for the Neandertal lineage. J. Anthropol. Sci. 92: 273-280. [pdf][reply][whole forum]

Bruner E., de la Cuétara J.M., Masters M., Amano H. & Ogihara N. 2014. Functional craniology and brain evolution: from paleontology to biomedicine. Front. Neuroanat. 8:19. [pdf]

Bruner E., Rangel de Lázaro G., de la Cuétara JM., Martín-Loeches M., Colom R. & Jacobs HIL. 2014. Midsagittal brain variation and MRI shape analysis of the precuneus in adult individuals. J. Anat. 224: 367-376. [link]

Bruner E. 2014. Functional craniology, human evolution, and anatomical constraints in the Neanderthal braincase. In: Akazawa T., Ogihara N., Tanabe H.C., & Terashima, H. (eds.), Dynamics of Learning in Neanderthals and Modern Humans (Vol. 2), pp. 121–129. Japan: Springer. [link]

Di Ieva A., Bruner E., Haider T., Rodella L.F., Lee J.M., Cusimano M.D., Tschabitscher M. 2014. Skull base embryology: a multidisciplinary review. Childs Nerv Syst 30: 991-1000. [link]

Bruner E. 2014. La neurogenesi di Gaia: scienza e informazione digitale. Scienza e Società 17-18: 67-75. [link]

Bruner E. 2013. Language and hybrids: too many answers for too few questions. J. Anthropol. Sci. 91: 245-247. [pdf]

Bruner E., Boeckx C. 2013. Language: the elusive milestone. J. Anthropol. Sci. 91: 13-14. [pdf]

Bruner E., Jacobs H.I.L. 2013. Alzheimer’s Disease: the downside of a highly evolved parietal lobe? J. Alzheimer’s Disease. 35: 227-240. [link]

Martinón-Torres M., Spevackova P., Gracia-Tellez A., Martínez I., Bruner E., Arsuaga JL., Bermúdez de Castro JM. 2013. Morphometric analysis of molars in a Middle Pleistocene population shows a mosaic of “modern” and Neanderthal features. J Anat 223: 353-363. [link]

Di Ieva A., Bruner E., Davidson J., Pisano P.,  Haider T., Stone S.S., Cusimano M.D., Tschabitscher M.., Grizzi F. 2013. Cranial sutures: a multidisciplinary review. Childs Nerv Syst. 29: 893-905. [link]

Bruner E. 2013. The species concept as a cognitive tool for biological anthropology. Am. J. Primatol. 75: 10-15. [link]

Bruner E, Athreya S., De la Cuétara J.M., Marks T. 2013 Geometric variation of the frontal squama in the genus Homo: frontal bulging and the origin of modern human morphology. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 150: 313-323. [link]

Bruner E., Pearson O. 2013. Neurocranial evolution in modern humans: the case of Jebel Irhoud 1. Anthropol. Sci. 121: 31-41 [link]

Bruner E. Costantini D., Mura G. 2013. Fractal analysis of the egg shell ornamentation in anostracans cysts: a quantitative approach to the morphological variations in Chirocephalus ruffoi. Hydrobiol. 705: 1-8. [link]

Martín-Loeches M., Bruner E., de la Cuétara J.M., Colom R. 2013. Correlation between corpus callosum shape and cognitive performance in healthy young adults. Brain Struct. Funct. 218: 721-731. [link]

Moazen M., Costantini D., Bruner E. 2012. A sensitivity analysis to the role of the fronto-parietal suture in Lacerta bilineata: a preliminary finite element study. Anat. Rec. 296: 198-209. [link]

Bruner E., De la Cuétara M., Musso F. 2012. Quantifying patterns of endocranial heat distribution: brain geometry and thermoregulation. Am. J. Hum. Biol. 24: 753–762. [link]

Antonio Di Ieva A., Bruner E., Widhalm G., Minchev G., Tschabitscher M. Grizzi F. 2012. Computer-assisted and fractal-based morphometric assessment of microvascularity in histological specimens of gliomas. Scientific Reports 2:429. [link]

Bruner E., De la Cuétara J.M., Martin-Loeches M. & Colom R. 2012. Gender-based differences in the shape of the human corpus callosum are associated with allometric variations. J. Anat. 220: 417-421. [link]

Bruner E. 2012. La evolución cerebral de los homínidos. Investigación y Ciencia 425: 68-76. [pdf]

Bruner E. 2012. Comment to Coolidge and Overmann. Curr. Anthropol. 53:214-215. [link]

Mantini S., Bruner E., Colaiacomo B., Ciccarelli A., Redaelli A., Ripani M. 2012. Preliminary baropodometric analysis of young soccer players while walking: geometric morphometrics and comparative evaluation. J Sports Med Phys Fitness 52:144-50. [link]

Bruner E., De la Cuétara J.M., Holloway R. 2011. A bivariate approach to the variation of the parietal curvature in the genus Homo. Anat. Rec. 294: 1548-1556. [link]

Kyriacou A., Bruner E. 2011. Brain evolution, innovation, and endocranial variations in fossil hominids. PaleoAnthropology 2011: 130-143. [pdf]

Bruner E., Martin-Loeches M. Burgaleta M. & Colom R. 2011. Midsagittal brain shape correlation with intelligence and cognitive performance. Intelligence 39: 141-147. [link]

Bruner E., Mantini S., Musso F., de la Cuétara J.M., Ripani M. & Sherkat S. 2011. The evolution of the meningeal vascular system in the human genus: from brain shape to thermoregulation. Am. J. Hum. Biol. 23: 35-43. [pdf]

Benazzi S, Fiorenza L, Katina S, Bruner E, Kullmer O. 2011. Quantitative assessment of interproximal wear facet outlines for the association of isolated molars. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 144: 309-316. [link]

Bruner E. 2010. Morphological differences in the parietal lobes within the human genus: a neurofunctional perspective. Curr. Anthropol. 51: S77-S88. [pdf]

Bruner E., Martin-Loeches M., & Colom R. 2010. Human midsagittal brain shape variation: patterns, allometry, and integration. J. Anat. 216: 589-599. [link]

Bruner E. & Holloway R. 2010. bivariate approach to the widening of the frontal lobes in the genus Homo. J. Hum. Evol. 58: 138-146. [link]

Bruner E. 2010. The evolution of the parietal cortical areas in the human genus: between structure and cognition, in Human Brain Evolving, ed. D. Broadfield, M. Yuan, K. Schick, and N. Toth. Bloomington: the Stone Age Institute. Pp. 83-96. [pdf]

Bruner E. 2010. Paleoneurología y evolución del genero humano. In M. Goñi Imízcoz & P. Martínez-Lage Alvarez (eds), Evolución humana y evolución del Alzheimer; pp. 129-137. Fundación Grunenthal. Aula Medica, Madrid. [pdf]

Bruner E. 2010. Appunti di geometria museale. Museologia Scientifica 4:180-186. [pdf]

Costantini D., Lapresa Alonso M., Moazen M. & Bruner E. 2010. The relationship between cephalic scales and bones in lizards: a preliminary microtomographic survey on three lacertid species. Anat. Rec. 293: 183-194. [link]

Bruner E. 2010. Evoluzione e Paleoneurologia. Antrocom 6/1; 91-99. [pdf]

Bruner E. & Costantini D. 2009. Head morphology and degree of variation in Lacerta bilineata, Podarcis muralis, and Podarcis sicula. Int. J. Morphol. 27: 667-676. [pdf]

Bruner E., Mantini S., Guerrini V., Ciccarelli A., Giombini A. & Ripani M. 2009. Preliminary shape analysis of the outline of the baropodometric foot: patterns of covariation, allometry, sex and age differences, and loading variations. J. Sports Med. Phys. Fitness 49: 246-254. [pdf]

Bruner E., Mantini S. & Ripani M. 2009. Landmark-based analysis of the morphological relationship between endocranial shape and traces of the middle meningeal vessels. Anat. Rec. 292: 518-527. [pdf]

Masseti M. & Bruner E. 2009. The primates of the western Palaearctic: a biogeographical, historical, and archaeozoological review. J. Anthropol. Sci. 87: 33-91. [pdf]

Russo T., Pulcini D., Bruner E. & Cataudella S. 2009. Shape and size variation: growth and development of the Dusky Grouper (Epinephelus marginatus Lowe, 1834). J. Morphol. 270: 83-96 . [pdf]

Bruner, E. 2009. New tools and old perspectives in the management of the fossil resources. J. Anthropol. Sci. 87: 227-228. [pdf]

Barberini F. Bruner E., Cartolari R., Franchitto G., Heyn R., Ricci F. & Manzi G. 2008. An unusually-wide human bregmatic Wormian bone: anatomy, tomographic description, and possible signifcance. Surg. Radiol. Anat. 30: 683–687. [pdf]

Bruner E. & Sherkat S. 2008. The middle meningeal artery: from clinics to fossils. Child’s Nerv. Syst. 24: 1289-1298. [pdf]

Bruner E. & Ripani M. 2008. A quantitative and descriptive approach to morphological variation of the endocranial base in modern humans. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 137: 30-40. [pdf]

Bruner E. & Bartolino V. 2008. Morphological variation in the seahorse vertebral system. Int. J. Morphol. 26: 247-262. [pdf]

Bruner E. 2008. Comparing endocranial form and shape differences in modern humans and Neandertal: a geometric approach. PaleoAnthropology 2008: 93-106. [pdf]

Bruner E. & Bastir M. 2008. Digital Morphology: modelling anatomy and evolution. J. Anthropol. Sci. 86: 3-5. [pdf]

Bruner E. & Manzi G. 2008. Paleoneurology of an early Neanderthal: endocranial size, shape, and features of Saccopastore 1. J. Hum. Evol. 54: 729-742. [pdf]

Bruner E. 2008. Antropologia multidisciplinare o multiantropologia indisciplinata? Antrocom 4: 47-50. [pdf]

Mantini S. & Bruner E. 2007. L’arteria meningea media: ipotesi evoluzionistiche sulla variabilità del genere Homo. Annali dell’Università degli Studi di Ferrara: Museologia Scientifica e Naturalistica (volume speciale); pp.135-139. [pdf]

Marrocco G., Bruner E., Vallasciani S., Majore S. & Grammatico P. 2007. Do patients with hypospadias and cryptorchidism share a common phenotype? Case-control study of an Italian paediatric population. J. Pediatric Urol. 3: 477-479. [pdf]

Bruner E. 2007. Cranial shape and size variation in human evolution: structural and functional perspectives. Childs Nerv. Sys. 23; 1357-1365. [pdf]

Bruner E. & Jeffery N. 2007. Extracting functional, phylogenetic and structural data from the subcortical brain: an exploratory geometric morphometric survey. J. Anthropol. Sci. 85; 125-138. [pdf]

Costantini C., Bruner E., dell’Omo G. & Fanfani A. 2007. Male-biased predation of western green lizards by Eurasian kestrels. Naturwissenschaften 94; 1015-1020. [pdf]

Bruner E. & Costantini D. 2007. Head morphological variation in Podarcis muralis and Podarcis sicula: a landmark-based approach. Amphibia Reptilia 28; 566-573. [pdf]

Gippoliti S. & Bruner E. 2007. The role of historical research in the study of the primatological collections: case-studies from the Museo di Antropologia G. Sergi, Rome. J. Anthropol. Sci. 85; 125-138:157-162. [pdf]

Bruner E. & G. Manzi 2007. Landmark-based shape analysis of the archaic Homo calvarium from Ceprano (Italy). Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 132; 355-366. [pdf]

Bruner E. & G. Manzi 2006. Saccopastore 1: the earliest Neanderthal? In Harvati K. and Harrison T (eds) Neanderthals Revisited. New Approaches and Perspectives. Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology Series. Springer, New York. [pdf]

Bruner E., A. Pucci & T. Jones 2006. Cranial morphology and anatomy of two adult females of Piliocolobus gordonorum, Matschie 1900 (Udzungwa Red Colobus) (Mammalia, Primates: Colobidae). Aldrovandia 2; 73-78. [pdf]

Bruner E. & S. Gippoliti 2006. Le ricerche e le collezioni primatologiche del Dipartimento di Biologia Aninale e dell’Uomo dell’Universitá La Sapienza di Roma. In “Le collezioni primatologiche italiane”, E. Bruner & S. Gippoliti (eds). Istituto Italiano di Antropologia, Roma. pp 207-226. [pdf]

Bruner E. 2006. Musei di antropologia e collezioni primatologiche italiane: la conservazione dei conservatori. In “Le collezioni primatologiche italiane”, E. Bruner & S. Gippoliti (eds). Istituto Italiano di Antropologia, Roma. pp 13-27. [pdf]

Bruner E. 2006. From Verheyen to Bookstein: history of colobids and superimpositions. J. Anthropol. Sci. 84; 147-160. [pdf]

Bruner E., Manzi G. & R. Holloway 2006. Krapina and Saccopastore: Endocranial morphology in the pre-Wurmian Europeans. Period. Biolog.  108; 433-441. [pdf]

Bruner E. & G. Manzi 2006. Digital tools for the preservation of the human fossil heritage: Ceprano, Saccopastore, and other case studies. Hum. Evol. 21; 33-44. [pdf]

Bruner E. 2006. Uno, nessuno, centomila: i mille volti dell’Antropologia Biologica. Antrocom, 2: 11-16. [pdf]

Bruner E., Mantini S., Perna A., Maffei C. & G. Manzi 2005.  Fractal dimension of the middle meningeal vessels: variation and evolution in Homo erectus, Neanderthals, and modern humans. Eur. J. Morphol. 42; 217- 224. [pdf]

Bruner E. & A. Cucina 2005. Alouatta, Ateles, and the ancient Mesoamerican cultures. Journ. Anthropol. Sci. 83; 111-117. [pdf]

Bruner E., D. Costantini, A. Fanfani & G. dell’Omo 2005. Morphological variation and sexual dimorphism of the cephalic scales in Lacerta bilineata. Acta Zool. 86; 245-254. [pdf]

Bruner E. & G. Manzi 2005. CT-based description and phyletic evaluation of the archaic human calvarium from Ceprano, Italy. Anat Rec. 285A; 643-658. [pdf]

Bruner E. 2004. Models for Natural History. Journ. Anthropol. Sci. 82; 11-18. [pdf]

Bruner E., Mantini S. & G. Manzi 2004. A geometric morphometric approach to airorhynchy and functional cranial morphology in Alouatta (Atelidae, Primates). Journ. Anthropol. Sci. 82; 47-66. [pdf]

Bruner E. 2004. Geometric morphometrics and paleoneurology: brain shape evolution in the genus Homo. J. Hum. Evol. 47; 279-303. [pdf]

Bruner E. 2004. Evolution, actuality and species concept: a need for a paleontological tool. Hum. Evol. 19; 93-112 [pdf]

Bruner E., B. Saracino, P. Passarello, F. Ricci, M. Tafuri & G. Manzi 2004. Midsagittal Cranial shape variation in the genus Homo by geometric morphometrics. Coll. Antropol. 28: 99-112. [pdf]

Bruner E. & G. Manzi 2004. Variability in facial size and shape among North and East African human populations. It. J. Zool. 71: 51-56. [pdf]

Bruner E. 2004. Tomografia computerizzata e elaborazione di immagini: modelli virtuali per l’Antropologia. Atti del Convegno “Lo Studio delle ossa: Metodologie della medicina e dell’antropologia”; Angera (VA), 27 marzo 2004. [pdf]

Bruner E. & G. Manzi 2003. Towards a re-appraisal of the Early Neolithic skeleton from Lama dei Peligni (Abruzzo, Italy). Computed tomography and 3D reconstruction of the cranium. Rivista di Antropologia 81; 69-78. [pdf]

Bruner E. 2003. Fossil traces of the human thought: paleoneurology and the evolution of the genus Homo. Rivista di Antropologia 81; 29-56. [pdf]

Bruner E., G Manzi & JL Arsuaga 2003. Encephalization and allometric trajectories in the genus Homo: Evidence from the Neandertal and modern lineages. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 100, 15335-15340. [pdf]

Bruner E. 2003. Modelli per l’Evoluzione. Sapere, 69/5 (1028); 49-56. [pdf]

Bruner E., Averini M. & G. Manzi 2003. Endocranial traits. Prevalence and distribution in a recent human population. Eur. Journ. Anat. 7; 23-33. [pdf]

Manzi G., E. Bruner & P. Passarello 2003. The one-million-year-old Homo cranium from Bouri (Ethiopia): a reconsideration of its H. erectus affinities. J. Hum. Evol. 44; 731-736. [pdf]

Bruner E. & G. Manzi 2002. The virtual replica of Nazlet Khater, Egypt. Cranium and mandible: first results. In P. Vermeersch (Ed.) Paleolithic Quarrying Sites in Upper and Middle Egypt; pp. 337-345. Leuven University Press: Leuven. [pdf]

Bruner E., Ricci F. & G. Manzi 2002. Faces from the ancient Fezzan: a geometric morphometric approach. In S. di Lernia & G. Manzi (eds) Sand, stones, and bones. The archaeology of death in the Wadi Tanezzuft valley; pp. 251-260. All’Insegna del Giglio: Firenze. [pdf]

Bruner E., Manzi G. & P. Passarello 2002. The “Virtual” Endocast of Saccopastore 1. General Morphology and Preliminary Comparisons by Geometric Morphometrics. In B. Mafart and H. Delingette (eds) Three-Dimensional Imaging in Paleoanthropology and Prehistoric Archaeology. British Archeol. Records IS 1049; 17-24. Archeopress: Oxford. [pdf]

Bruner E. & G. Manzi 2002. Adattamento biologico, comportamento sociale e longevità in Homo sapiens. In A.M. De Majo (Ed.) L’età matura e la longevità nella donna, pp. 37-45; Università degli Studi La Sapienza, Roma.

Manzi G., Bruner E., Caprasecca S., Gualdi G. & P. Passarello 2001. CT- scanning and virtual reproduction of the Saccopastore Neandertal crania. Rivista di Antropologia 79; 61-72. [pdf]

Bruner E. & G. Manzi 2001. The Primates collection of the Museum of Anthropology “G. Sergi”, Rome (with some notes on taxonomy and systematics). Rivista di Antropologia 79; 229-242. [pdf]

Bruner E. & G. Manzi 2001. Allometric analysis of the skull in Pan and Gorilla by geometric morphometrics. Rivista di Antropologia 79; 45-52. [pdf]

Manzi G., B. Saracino, E. Bruner & P. Passarello 2000. Geometric morphometric analysis of mid-sagittal cranial profiles in Neandertals, modern humans, and their ancestors. Rivista di Antropologia 78; 193-204. [pdf]

Violante A., P. Mastroiacovo, I. Peluso, F. Grippo, P. Costantini & E. Bruner 1998. Il potere antiossidante del plasma e la funzione tiroidea in soggetti obesi e non obesi di Rofrano. Rivista di Antropologia, 76; 79-88.

Bruner E., P. Mastroiacovo & L. Trivelli 1998. Analisi bioculturale sulla popolazione di longevi di Montano Antilia. Rivista di Antropologia, 76; 113-145.

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