Book Chapters

2016 Falk, D. Baby-the-trendsetter: Three evo-devo trends and their expression in Asperger syndrome. In Trevathan, W. and Rosenberg, K. (Eds.), Costly and Cute: Helpless Infants and Human Evolution, Santa Fe, NM: SAR Press; Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, p. 109-132.

2014 Falk, D. Evolution of the Primate Brain (revision of 2007 chapter). In: Henke W., Tattersall I. (Ed.) Handbook of Paleoanthropology: SpringerReference ( Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2007. DOI: 10.1007/SpringerReference_135072 2013-06-04 14:37:08 UTC

2012  Falk, D.  Hominin paleoneurology: Where are we now?  In M. Hofman & D. Falk (Eds.), Primate Brain Evolution: From Neuron to Behavior, Progress in Brain Research,  Elsevier, Vol. 195:255-272.

2012  Falk, D.  Language, handedness and primate brains (1980 American Anthropologist article). Reprinted In G. W. Fitch & W. T. Fitch (Eds.), Language Evolution, Critical Concepts in Linguistics, in press.

2011  Falk, D.  The role of mothers and infants in prelinguistic evolution.  In M. Tallerman & K. R. Gibson (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Language Evolution, Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 318–324.

2011  Falk, D.  Hominin brain evolution, 1925-2007: An emerging overview.  In S. C. Reynolds & A. Gallagher (Eds), African Genesis: Perspectives On Hominid Evolution, Cambridge University Press, p. 145–162.

2010  Falk, D.  Evolution of the brain, cognition, and speech.  In C. Larsen (Ed.), A Companion to Biological Anthropology,Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, p. 258-271.

2009  Falk, D. Brain evolution: The radiator theory.  In L. R. Squire (Ed-in-Chief), Encyclopedia of Neuroscience,Oxford: Academic Press, 2:347-352.

2007  Falk, D., Hildebolt, C. G., Smith, K. E. & Prior, F.  LB1′s virtual endocast: Implications for hominin brain evolution.  In Proceedings from the International Seminar on Southeast Asia Paleoanthropology, Yogyakarta, Java; July 23-29:37-46.

2007  Hildebolt, C. F., Smith, K. E., Falk, D., Whiting, B. R., Tincher, C. M. & Prior, F.  Protocols and applicatons of CT to the study of fossil hominins.  In Proceedings from the International Seminar on Southeast Asia Paleoanthropology,Yogyakarta, Java; July 23-29:169-181.

2007  Falk, D. Evolution of the primate brain.  In W. Henke & I.Tattersall (Eds), Handbook of Palaeoanthropology Vol. 2: Primate Evolution and Human Origins, Springer-Verlag, 1133-1162.
Translated into Belorussian, April, 2011
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2007  Falk, D.  Constraints on brain size: the radiator hypothesis.  In J. H. Kaas (Ed), The Evolution of Nervous Systems, Academic Press,Oxford, pages 347-354.

2006  Falk, D. & N. Seguchi.  Professor C. Loring Brace: Bringing Physical Anthropology (“Kicking and Screaming”) Into the 21st Century.  In D. Brereton (Ed), Retrospectives on Eight Michigan Anthropologists, Michigan Discussions in Anthropology, Vol 16:175-211, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

2005  Falk, D. L’Australopitheque gracile etait-il musicien?  In B. Cyrulnik (Ed), Homo sapiens L’odyssée de l’espèce, Tallandier, pages 197-203 (reprinted from La Recherche, Novembre).

2001  Falk, D.  The evolution of sex differences in primate brains.  In D. Falk & Kathleen Gibson (Eds), Evolutionary Anatomy of the Primate Cerebral Cortex, Cambridge University of Press, pages 98-111.

The skull and endocast of Hobbit, courtesy of Kirk Smith, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology.

2001  Schafer, K., Seidler, H., Bookstein, F. L., Prossinger, H., Falk, D. & Conroy, G.  Exo- and endocranial morphometrics in mid-Pleistocene and modern humans.  In D. Falk and K. Gibson (Eds), Evolutionary Anatomy of the Primate Cerebral Cortex, Cambridge University Press, pages 290-304.

2000  Falk, D.  Hominid brain evolution and the origins of music.  In N. L. Wallin, B. Merker, S. Brown  (Eds),         The Origins of Music. Cambridge,MA: MIT Press, pages 197-216.

1997  Falk, D.  Brain evolution in females: An answer to Mr. Lovejoy.  In L. Hager (Ed), Women in Human Evolution, London, Routledge, pages 114-136.

1995  Falk, D.  Brain evolution in dolphins, humans and other mammals: Implications for ETI.  In G. S. Shostak (Ed), Progress in the Search for Extraterrestrial Life: 1993 Bioastronomy Symposium,San Francisco, Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series, 74:52-62.

1993  Falk, D.  Gender differences in visuospatial skills: Implications for hominid evolution.  In K. Gibson and T. Ingold (Eds), Tools, Language and Cognition in Human Evolution, Cambridge University Press, pages 216-229.

1991  Falk, D.  Breech birth of the genus Homo: Why bipedalism preceded the increase in brain size.  Origine(s) de la bipedie chez les hominides (Cahiers de Paleoanthropologie), Editions du CNRS, Paris, pages 259-266.

1991  Falk, D.  Implications of the evolution of writing for the origin of language: Can a paleoneurologist find happiness in the Neolithic? In J. Wind et al. (eds): Language Origins: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, pages 245-251.

1991  Falk, D.  3.5 million years of hominid brain evolution.  In W. Calvin and K. Graubard (eds): Evolution of Nervous Systems.  Seminars in the Neurosciences 3:409-416.

1988  Falk, D. Enlarged occipital/marginal sinuses and emissary foramina: their significance in hominid evolution.  In F. Grine (Ed.): The Evolutionary History of the Robust Australopithecines.Chicago: Aldine, pp.85-96.

1986  Falk, D.  Primate endocasts and their significance for primate  evolution.  In D. Swindler (Ed.): Systematics, Evolution and Anatomy.New York:Alan Liss, pp. 477-490.

1982  Falk, D.  A reconsideration of the endocast of Proconsul africanus. In R. L. Ciochon and R. Corruccini (Eds.): New Interpretations of Ape and Human Ancestry.New York: Plenum Publishing Company, pp. 239-248.

1982  Falk, D.  Mapping fossil endocasts. In E. Armstrong and D. Falk  (Eds.): Primate Brain Evolution: Methods and Concepts, New York: Plenum Publishing Company, pp. 217-226.

1982  Falk, D.  Primate neuroanatomy, 1930-1980: an evolutionary perspective.  In F. Spencer (Ed.): A History of American Physical Anthropology, 1930-1980. New York: Academic Press, pp. 75-103.

1981-1982  Falk, D.  Is sociobiology neophrenology? In A. Leeds and V. Dusek (Eds.): Philosophical Forum, an edited volume, 13:109-118.

1980  Falk, D.  Comparative study of the endocranial casts of New and Old World monkeys.  In R. L. Ciochon and B. Chiarelli (Eds.): Biology of the New World Monkeys and Continental Drift.  New York: Plenum Publishing Company, pp. 275-292.