Kivell, Tracy L.

The Evolution of the Primate Hand

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Tracy L. Kivell, Pierre Lemelin, Brian G. Richmond, Daniel Schmitt

2. On Primitiveness, Prehensility, and Opposability of the Primate Hand: The Contributions of Frederic Wood Jones and John Russell Napier
Pierre Lemelin, Daniel Schmitt

Part I. Anatomical and Developmental Evidence

3. The Primate Wrist
Tracy L. Kivell

4. Morphological Diversity in the Digital Rays of Primate Hands
Biren A. Patel, Stephanie A. Maiolino

5. The Role of Genes and Development in the Evolution of the Primate Hand
Campbell Rolian

6. Organization and Evolution of the Neural Control of the Hand in Primates: Motor Systems, Sensory Feedback, and Laterality
Andrey Verendeev, Chet C. Sherwood, William D. Hopkins

7. Anatomy, Function, and Evolution of the Primate Hand Musculature
Pierre Lemelin, Rui Diogo

8. Comparative and Functional Morphology of the Primate Hand Integument
Stephanie A. Maiolino, Amanda K. Kingston, Pierre Lemelin

Part II. Biomechanical, Experimental and Behavioral Evidence

9. Functional Morphology of the Primate Hand: Recent Approaches Using Biomedical Imaging, Computer Modeling, and Engineering Methods
Caley M. Orr

10. Experimental Research on Hand Use and Function in Primates
Evie E. Vereecke, Roshna E. Wunderlich

11. Biomechanics of the Human Hand: From Stone Tools to Computer Keyboards
Erin Marie Williams-Hatala

12. Functions of the Hand in Primates
Dorothy M. Fragaszy, Jessica Crast

13. Patterns, Variability, and Flexibility of Hand Posture During Locomotion in Primates
Daniel Schmitt, Angel Zeininger, Michael C. Granatosky

Part III. Paleontological Evidence

14. Hands of Paleogene Primates
Doug M. Boyer, Gabriel S. Yapuncich, Stephen G. B. Chester, Jonathan I. Bloch, Marc Godinot

15. The Hands of Subfossil Lemurs
Laurie R. Godfrey, Michael C. Granatosky, William L. Jungers

16. The Hands of Fossil Non-hominoid Anthropoids
Terry Harrison, Thomas R. Rein

17. The Hands of Miocene Hominoids
Masato Nakatsukasa, Sergio Almécija, David R. Begun

18. Evolution of the Early Hominin Hand
Brian G. Richmond, Neil T. Roach, Kelly R. Ostrofsky

19. The Evolution of the Hand in Pleistocene Homo

Erik Trinkaus

Keywords: Life Sciences, Evolutionary Biology, Anthropology, Animal Ecology

Publication year
Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects
Natural Sciences
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