Quantitative genetics of modern human cranial variation

Richard J. Sherwood, Dana L. Duren, Ellen W. Demerath, Stefan A. Czerwinski, Roger M. Siervogel, Bradford Towne

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)909-914
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Human Evolution
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2008

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The authors are indebted to the efforts of those who initiated and maintained the collection of craniofacial data from the Fels Longitudinal Study; in particular, Dr. Alex Roche and the late Dr. Arthur Lewis. We express our sincere gratitude to the participants of the Fels Longitudinal Study. This work was supported in part by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development HD12252 to R.M. Siervogel, and the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIH) DE016692, DE016408 to R.J. Sherwood.


  • Craniofacial complex
  • Genetic correlations
  • Heritability

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