Primate Craniofacial Function and Biology


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Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXIV

  2. Historical Perspective on Experimental Research in Biological Anthropology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-16

      Experimental Comparative Anatomy in Physical Anthropology: The Contributions of Dr. William L. Hylander to Studies of Skull Form and Function

  3. In Vivo Research into Masticatory Function

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-18

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 19-37

      A Nonprimate Model for the Fused Symphysis: In Vivo Studies in the Pig

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 39-61

      Symphyseal Fusion in Selenodont Artiodactyls: New Insights from~In Vivo and Comparative Data

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 63-81

      Does the Primate Face Torque?

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 83-111

      Motor Control of Masticatory Movements in the Southern Hairy-Nosed Wombat (Lasiorhinus latifrons)

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 113-124

      Specialization of the Superficial Anterior Temporalis in Baboons for Mastication of Hard Foods

  4. Modeling Masticatory Apparatus Function

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 125-126

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 127-148

      Effects of Dental Alveoli on the Biomechanical Behavior of the Mandibular Corpus

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 149-172

      Surface Strain on Bone and Sutures in a Monkey Facial Skeleton: An In Vitro Approach and its Relevance to Finite Element Analysis

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 173-198

      Craniofacial Strain Patterns During Premolar Loading: Implications for Human Evolution

  5. Jaw-Muscle Architecture

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 199-200

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 201-216

      Scaling of Reduced Physiologic Cross-Sectional Area in Primate Muscles of Mastication

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 217-240

      Scaling of the Chewing Muscles in Prosimians

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 241-262

      The Relationship Between Jaw-Muscle Architecture and Feeding Behavior in Primates: Tree-Gouging and Nongouging Gummivorous Callitrichids as a Natural Experiment

  6. Bone and Dental Morphology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 263-264

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 265-292

      Relationship Between Three-Dimensional Microstructure and Elastic Properties of Cortical Bone in the Human Mandible and Femur

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 293-328

      Adaptive Plasticity in the Mammalian Masticatory Complex: You AreWhat, and How, You Eat

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 329-356

      Mandibular Corpus Form and Its Functional Significance: Evidence from Marsupials

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 357-385

      Putting Shape to Work: Making Functional Interpretations of~Masticatory Apparatus Shapes in Primates

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 387-406

      Food Physical Properties and Their Relationship to Morphology: The Curious Case of kily

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 407-429

      Convergence and Frontation in Fayum Anthropoid Orbits

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 431-442

      What Else Is the Tall Mandibular Ramus of the Robust Australopiths Good For?

    9. Book Chapter

      Pages 443-482

      Framing the Question: Diet and Evolution in Early Homo

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 483-496