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Human Paleoneurology 2012

On October 18th-19th we celebrate at the CENIEH a symposium on Human Paleoneurology. The meeting will include talks on neuroscience and brain evolution (Chet Sherwood, Washington University), computed tools for paleoneurology (Philipp Gunz, Max Planck Institute), functional craniology and brain morphological integration (Emiliano Bruner, CENIEH), ontogeny and phylogeny (Simon Neubauer, Max Planck Institute), endocranial thermoregulation (José Manuel de la Cuétara, CENIEH), archaeology and behaviour (Natalie Uomini, University of Liverpool), working memory and human evolution (Fred Coolidge, University of Colorado). Participation is free, you just have to send a registration form to comunicacion@cenieh.es, before October 10th. The meeting, sponsored by the Institute Tomás Pascual Sanz, will include on Saturday 20th a visit to the Atapuerca excavation site.

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