Publications

Stout, D. (2016) The modern era of research on language evolution: Moving forward: Comment on “Towards a computational comparative neuroprimatology: Framing the language-ready brain” by Michael A. Arbib. Physics of Life Reviews. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.plrev.2016.01.002

Stout, D. Khreisheh, N. (2015) Skill Learning and Human Brain Evolution: An Experimental Approach. Cambridge Archaeological Journal 25: 867-875.

Stout, D., Hecht, E.E., Khreisheh, N., Bradley, B., Chaminade, T. (2015) Cognitive demands of Lower Paleolithic toolmaking. PLoS ONE. 10(4): e0121804. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0121804

Hecht EE, Gutman DA, Bradley BA, Preuss TM, Stout D (2015) Virtual dissection and comparative connectivity of the superior longitudinal fasciculus in chimpanzees and humans. NeuroImage 108(0):124-137

Stout, D., Hecht, E.E. (2015) Neuroarchaeology. In Human Paleoneurology (ed. Emiliano Bruner) Springer Series in Bioinformatics, vol. 3, N. Kasabov, series ed. New York: Springer

Hecht, E.E., Stout, D. (2015) Techniques for studying brain structure and function. In Human Paleoneurology (ed. Emiliano Bruner) Springer Series in Bioinformatics, vol. 3, N. Kasabov, series ed. New York: Springer

Hecht E.E., Gutman D.A., Khreisheh N., Taylor S.V., Kilner  J.,  Faisal A.A., Bradley B.A., Chaminade T., Stout, D. (2014) Acquisition of Paleolithic toolmaking abilities involves structural remodeling to inferior frontoparietal regions. Brain Structure and Function: 1-17. (doi:10.1007/s00429-014-0789-6).

Stout, D., Apel, J., Commander, J., Roberts, M., (2014). Late Acheulean technology and cognition at Boxgrove, UK. Journal of Archaeological Science 41, 576-590.

Stout, D. (2013) Neuroscience of Technology. In “Cultural Evolution: Society, Technology, Language, and Religion,” edited by Peter J. Richerson and Morten H. Christiansen. Strüngmann Forum Reports, vol. 12, J. Lupp, series editor. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. ISBN 978-0-262-01975-0.See: http://www.esforum.de, https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/cultural-evolution

Hecht, E.E., Murphy, L.E., Gutman, D.A., Votaw, J.R., Schuster, D.M., Preuss, T.M., Orban, G.A., Stout, D., Parr, L.A. (2013).  Differences in Neural Activation for Object-Directed Grasping in Chimpanzees and Humans.  J Neurosci 33(35):14117-14134.

Cross, I.W.. Fitch, T., Aboitiz, F., Iriki, A., Jarvis, E.D., Lewis, J., Liebal, K., Merker, B., Stout, D., and Trehub, S.E. (2013). Culture and Evolution. In Language, Music, and the Brain (ed. Michael A. Arbib) Strüngmann Forum Reports, vol. 10, J. Lupp, series ed. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press

Stout, D., Chaminade, T. (2012). Stone tools, language and the brain in human evolution. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B, 367, 75-87.

Carlson, K., Stout, D., Jashashvili, T., de Ruiter, D.J., Tafforeau, P., Carlson, K., Berger. L.R. (2011). The endocast of MH 1, Australopithecus sediba. Science. 333(6048): 1402-1407

Stout, D., Passingham, R., Frith, C., Apel, J., Chaminade, T. (2011). Technology, expertise, and social cognition in human evolution. European Journal of Neuroscience. 33: 1328-1338

Stout, D. (2011). Stone toolmaking and the evolution of human culture and cognition. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B, 366, 1050-1059

Faisal, A., Stout, D., Apel, J, Bradley, B. (2010). The manipulative complexity of Lower Paleolithic stone tool-making. PLoS ONE 5(11): e13718. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0013718

Stout, D., Semaw, S., Rogers, M., Cauche, D. (2010). Technological variation in the earliest Oldowan from Gona, Afar, Ethiopia. Journal of Human Evolution. 58(6):474-91.(cited by 18)

Stout, D. (2010). The evolution of cognitive control. Topics in Cognitive Science. 10.1111/j.1756-8765.2009.01078.x (cited by 14)

Stout, D. (2010). Possible relations between tools and language in human evolution. In Stone tools and the evolution of human cognition. (Ed. A. Nowell & I. Davidson), pp. 159-184. Boulder, CO: Colorado University Press.

Stout, D. & Chaminade, T. (2009). Making tools and making sense: complex intentional behaviour in human evolution. Cambridge Archaeological Journal. 19(1) 85-96.

Semaw, S., Rogers, M., & Stout, D. (2009). The Oldowan-Acheulian Transition: Is there a “Developed Oldowan” Artifact Tradition? In M. Camps & P. Chauhan (Eds.), Sourcebook of Paleolithic Transitions: Methods, Theories, and Interpretations (pp. 173-193). New York: Springer.

Stout, D., Schick, K., Toth, N. (2009). Understanding Oldowan knapping skill: an experimental study of skill acquisition in modern humans. In The Cutting Edge: New Approaches in the Archaeology of Human Origins  (ed. N. Toth & K. Schick). pp. 247-266. Gosport, IN: Stone Age Institute Press.

Stout, D. (2008). Technology and human brain evolution. General Anthropology.15(2).

Stout, D., Toth, N., Schick, K. D. & Chaminade, T. (2008). Neural correlates of Early Stone Age tool-making: technology, language and cognition in human evolution. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B, 363:1939-1949.

Stout, D., Chaminade, T. (2007). The evolutionary neuroscience of tool making. Neuropsychologia. 45, 1091-1100.

Stout, D. (2006). Oldowan toolmaking and hominin brain evolution: theory and research using Positron Emission Tomography (PET). In The Oldowan: case studies into the earliest Stone Age (ed. N. Toth & K. Schick), pp. 267-306. Gosport, IN: Stone Age Institute Press.

Stout, D. & Semaw, S. (2006). Knapping skill of the earliest stone toolmakers: insights from the study of modern human novices. In The Oldowan: case studies into the earliest Stone Age (ed. N. Toth & K. Schick). pp. 307-320. Gosport, IN: Stone Age Institute Press.

Stout, D., Toth, N. & Schick, K. (2006). Acheulean toolmaking and hominin brain evolution: a pilot study using Positron Emission Tomography. In The Oldowan: case studies into the earliest Stone Age (ed. N. Toth & K. Schick), pp. 321-331. Gosport, IN: Stone Age Institute Press.

Stout, D. (2006). Book review: “From monkey brain to human brain: a Fyssen Foundation symposium.” Journal of Human Evolution 51: 111-112.

Stout, D. (2005). The social and cultural context of stone knapping skill acquisition. Stone Knapping : the necessary conditions for a uniquely hominin behaviour. Edited by V. Roux and B. Bril. McDonald Institute Monograph. Oxford: Oxbow Books. (Actes du workshop de Pont-à-Mousson, 21-24 novembre 2001)

Stout, D. (2005). Neural foundations of perception and action in stone knapping. Stone Knapping : the necessary conditions for a uniquely hominin behaviour. Edited by V. Roux and B. Bril. McDonald Institute Monograph. Oxford: Oxbow Books. (Actes du workshop de Pont-à-Mousson, 21-24 novembre 2001)

Stout, D., Quade, J., Semaw, S., Rogers, M., Levin, N. (2005). Raw material selectivity of the earliest stone toolmakers at Gona, Afar, Ethiopia. Journal of Human Evolution 48 (4): 365-380.

Quade, J., Levin, N., Semaw, S., Stout, D., Renne, P., Rogers, M., Simpson, S. (2004). Paleoenvironments of the earliest stone toolmakers, Gona, Ethiopia. Geological Society of America Bulletin 116 (11/12): 1529-1544.

Stout, D. (2004). Comment on “The invention of technology” by S. de Beaune. Current Anthropology 45 (2): 155.

Semaw, S., Rogers, M., Quade, J., Renne, P., Butler, R., Dominguez-Rodrigo, M., Stout, D., Hart, W., Pickering, T., Simpson, S. (2003). 2.6-Million-year-old stone tools and associated bones from OGS-6 and OGS-7, Gona, Afar, Ethiopia. Journal of Human Evolution 45 (2): 169-177.

Stout, D. (2002). Skill and cognition in stone tool production: An ethnographic case study from Irian Jaya. Current Anthropology 45 (3): 693-722.

 

Stout, D. (2002). Thinking and doing in Cognitive Archaeology: Giving skill its due. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25 (3): 421-422.

Stout, D. (2001). Constraint and adaptation in primate brain evolution. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (2): 295-296.

Stout, D., Toth, N., Schick, K., Stout, J.C., Hutchins, G. (2000). Stone tool-making and brain activation: Positron Emission Tomography (PET) studies. Journal of Archaeological Science 27: 1215-1223