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Evolution of brain lateralization: A shared hominid pattern of endocranial asymmetry is much more variable in humans than in great apes

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Science Advances  14 Feb 2020:
Vol. 6, no. 7, eaax9935
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aax9935

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vol. 6 no. 7

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  • Received for publication May 10, 2019
  • Accepted for publication November 22, 2019
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  1. Simon Neubauer1,*,
  2. Philipp Gunz1,
  3. Nadia A. Scott1,
  4. Jean-Jacques Hublin1,2 and
  5. Philipp Mitteroecker3
  1. 1Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany.
  2. 2Collège de France, 11 Place Marcelin Berthelot, 75005 Paris, France.
  3. 3Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: simon.neubauer{at}


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