Laboratory for Evolutionary Neuroscience - Publications

Journal Articles

In Press

G. Muntané, G. Santpere, A. Verendeev, W.W. Seeley, B. Jacobs, W.D. Hopkins, A. Navarro, and C.C. Sherwood (in press) Interhemispheric differences in gene expression of the cerebral cortex in humans and macaque monkeys. Brain Structure and Function

A. Verendeev and C.C. Sherwood (in press) Human brain evolution. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences

Q. Liu, K. Bozek, C. Xu, Y. Guo, J. Sun, S. Pääbo, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, J.J. Ely, Y. Li, L. Willmitzer, P. Giavalisco, and P. Khaitovich (in press) Changes in lipidome composition during brain development in humans, chimpanzees, and macaque monkeys. Molecular Biology and Evolution 

S.E. Dos Santos, J. Porfirio, F.B. Da Cunha, P.R. Manger, W. Tavares, L. Pessoa, M.A. Raghanti, C.C. Sherwood, and S. Herculano-Houzel (in press) Cellular scaling rules for the brain of marsupials: not as “primitive” as expected. Brain, Behavior and Evolution

C.J. Charvet, C.D. Stimpson, Y.D. Kim, M.A. Raghanti, A.H. Lewandowski, P.R. Hof, A. Gómez-Robles, F.M. Krienen, and C.C. Sherwood (in press) Gradients in cytoarchitectural landscapes of the isocortex: diprotodont marsupials in comparison to eutherian mammals. The Journal of Comparative Neurology


2017

J.B. Smaers, A. Gómez-Robles, A.N. Parks, and C.C. Sherwood (2017) Exceptional evolutionary expansion of prefrontal cortex in great apes and humans. Current Biology 27: 714-720.

C.J. Charvet, P.R. Hof, M.A. Raghanti, A.J. van der Kouwe, C.C. Sherwood, and E. Takahashi (2017) Combining diffusion magnetic resonance tractography with stereology highlights increased cross-cortical integration in primates. The Journal of Comparative Neurology 525: 1075-1093.

A.R. Stephenson, M.K. Edler, J.M. Erwin, B. Jacobs, W.D. Hopkins, P.R. Hof, C.C. Sherwood, and M.A. Raghanti (2017) Cholinergic innervation of the basal ganglia in humans and other anthropoid primates. The Journal of Comparative Neurology 525: 319-322.


2016

A. Gómez-Robles, W.D. Hopkins, S.J. Schapiro, and C.C. Sherwood (2016) The heritability of chimpanzee and human brain asymmetry. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 283: 20161319.

S. Bianchi, L.D. Reyes, W.D. Hopkins, J.P. Taglialatela, and C.C. Sherwood (2016) Neocortical grey matter distribution underlying voluntary, flexible vocalizations in chimpanzees. Scientific Reports 6: 34733.

C.B. Johnson, M. Schall, M.E. Tennison, M.E. Garcia, N.B. Shea-Shumsky, M.A. Raghanti, A.H. Lewandowski, M.F. Bertelsen, L.C. Waller, T. Walsh, J.F. Roberts, P.R. Hof, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Manger, and B. Jacobs (2016) Neocortical neuronal morphology in the Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) and the clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa). The Journal of Comparative Neurology 524: 3641-3665.

X. Liu, D. Han, M. Somel, X. Jiang, H. Hu, P. Guijarro, N. Zhang, A. Mitchell, T. Halene, J.J. Ely, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, Z. Qiu, S. Pääbo, S. Akbarian, and P. Khaitovich (2016) Disruption of an evolutionarily novel synaptic expression pattern in autism. PLOS Biology 14: e1002558.

A. Gómez-Robles and C.C. Sherwood (2016). La evolución del cerebro humano: cómo el aumento de la plasticidad cerebral nos convirtió en una especie cultural. [Human brain evolution: how the increase of brain plasticity made us a cultural species.] Mètode Science Studies Journal 89: 71-79.

J.L. Baker, K. Dunn, J. Mingrone, B.A. Wood, B.A. Karpinski, C.C. Sherwood, D.E. Wildman, T.M. Maynard, and J.P. Bielawski (2016) Functional divergence of the nuclear receptor NR2C1 as a modulator of pluripotentiality during hominid evolution. Genetics 203: 905-922.

L.D. Reyes, T. Harland, R.L. Reep, C.C. Sherwood, and B. Jacobs (2016) Golgi analysis of neuron morphology in the presumptive somatosensory cortex and visual cortex of the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Brain, Behavior and Evolution 87: 105-116.

M.A. Raghanti, M.K. Edler, A.R. Stephenson, L.J. Wilson, W.D. Hopkins, J.J. Ely, J.M. Erwin, B. Jacobs, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2016) Human-specific increase of dopaminergic innervation in a striatal region associated with speech and language: a comparative analysis of the primate basal ganglia. The Journal of Comparative Neurology 524: 2117-2129.

C.D. Stimpson, N. Barger, J.P. Taglialatela, A. Gendron-Fitzpatrick, P.R. Hof, W.D. Hopkins, and C.C. Sherwood (2016) Differential serotonergic innervation of the amygdala in bonobos and chimpanzees. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 11: 413-422.

F.M. Krienen, B.T.T. Yeo, T. Ge, R.L. Buckner, and C.C. Sherwood (2016) Transcriptional profiles of supragranular-enriched genes associate with corticocortical network architecture in the human brain. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 113: E469-E478.

S.E. Perez, C.C. Sherwood, M.R. Cranfield, J.M. Erwin, A. Mudakikwa, P.R. Hof, and E.J. Mufson (2016) Early Alzheimer’s disease-type pathology in the frontal cortex of wild mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei) Neurobiology of Aging 39: 195-201.

E.P. Gilissen, K. Leroy, Z. Yilmaz, E. Kovari, C. Bouras, A. Boom, L. Poncelet, J.M. Erwin, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, and J.-P. Brion (2016) A neuronal aging pattern unique to humans and common chimpanzees. Brain Structure and Function 221: 647-664.

B. Jacobs, L. Lee, M. Schall, M.A. Raghanti, A.H. Lewandowski, J.J. Kottwitz, J.F. Roberts, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2016) Neocortical neuronal morphology in the newborn giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) and African elephant (Loxodonta africana). The Journal of Comparative Neurology 524: 257-287.

L. Lipovich, Z.C. Hou, H. Jia, C. Sinkler, M. McGowen, K.N. Sterner, A. Weckle, A.B. Sugalski, L. Pipes, D.L. Gatti, C.E. Mason, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, C.W. Kuzawa, L.I. Grossman, M. Goodman, and D.E. Wildman (2016) High-throughput RNA sequencing reveals structural differences of orthologous brain-expressed genes between western lowland gorillas and humans. The Journal of Comparative Neurology 524: 288-308.


2015

A. Gómez-Robles, W.D. Hopkins, S.J. Schapiro, and C.C. Sherwood (2015) Relaxed genetic control of cortical organization in human brains compared with chimpanzees. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 112: 14799-14804.

L.D. Reyes, C.D. Stimpson, K. Gupta, M.A. Raghanti, P.R. Hof, R.L. Reep, and C.C. Sherwood (2015) Neurons types in the presumptive primary somatosensory cortex of the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Brain, Behavior and Evolution 86: 210-231.

K.A. Phillips, C.D. Stimpson, J.B. Smaers, M.A. Raghanti, B. Jacobs, A. Popratiloff, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2015) The corpus callosum in primates: processing speed of axons and the evolution of hemispheric asymmetry. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282: 20151535.

C. Butti, C.M. Janeway, C. Townshend, B.A. Wicinski, J.S. Reidenberg, S.H. Ridgway, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, and B. Jacobs (2015) The neocortex of cetartiodactyls: I. A comparative Golgi analysis of neuronal morphology in the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus), the minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata), and the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae). Brain Structure and Function 220: 3339-3368.

B. Jacobs, T. Harland, D. Kennedy, M. Schall, B.A. Wicinski, C. Butti, P.R. Hof, C.C. Sherwood, and P.R. Manger (2015) The neocortex of cetartiodactyls: II. Neuronal morphology of the visual and motor cortices in the giraffe (Giraffa cameloparadalis). Brain Structure and Function 220: 2851-2872.

A.L. Bauernfeind, E.J. Soderblom, M.E. Turner, M.A. Moseley, J.J. Ely, P.R. Hof, C.C. Sherwood, G.A. Wray, C.C. Babbitt (2015) Evolutionary divergence of gene and protein expression in the brains of humans and chimpanzees. Genome Biology and Evolution 7: 2276-2288.

A.L. Bauernfeind, M.L. Reyzer, R.M. Caprioli, J.J. Ely, C.C. Babbitt, G.A. Wray, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2015) High spatial resolution proteomic comparison of the brain in humans and chimpanzees. The Journal of Comparative Neurology 523: 2043-2061.

A. Verendeev, C. Thomas, S.C. McFarlin, W.D. Hopkins, K.A. Phillips, and C.C. Sherwood (2015) Comparative analysis of Meissner’s corpuscles in the fingertips of primates. Journal of Anatomy 227: 72-80.

G. Muntané, J.E. Horvath, P.R. Hof, J.J. Ely, W.D. Hopkins, M.A. Raghanti, A.H. Lewandowski, G.A. Wray, and C.C. Sherwood (2015) Analysis of synaptic gene expression in the neocortex of primates reveals evolutionary changes in glutamatergic neurotransmission. Cerebral Cortex 25: 1596-1607.

K. Bozek, Y. Wei, Z. Yan, X. Liu, J. Xiong, M. Sugimoto, M. Tomita, S. Pääbo, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, J.J. Ely, Y. Li, D. Steinhauser, L. Willmitzer, P. Giavalisco, P. Khaitovich (2015) Organization and evolution of brain lipidome revealed by large-scale analysis of human, chimpanzee, macaque, and mouse tissues. Neuron 85: 695-702.

S.K. Barks, M.E. Calhoun, W.D. Hopkins, M.R. Cranfield, A. Mudakikwa, T.S. Stoinski, F.G. Patterson, J.M. Erwin, E.E. Hecht, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2015) Brain organization of gorillas reflects species differences in ecology. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 156: 252-262.


2014

J.S Baizer, K.M. Wong, N.A. Paolone, N. Weinstock, R.J. Salvi, S. Manohar, S.F. Witelson, J.F. Baker, C.C. Sherwood, and P.R. Hof (2014) Laminar and neurochemical organization of the dorsal cochlear nucleus of the human, monkey, cat, and rodents. The Anatomical Record 1865-1884.

C.W. Kuzawa, L.I. Grossman, L. Lipovich, O. Muzik, P.R. Hof, D.E. Wildman, C.C. Sherwood, H.T. Chugani, W.R. Leonard, and N. Lange (2014) Energetic costs and evolutionary implications of human brain development. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 111: 13010-13015.

W.D. Hopkins, A. Meguerditchian, O. Coulon, S. Bogart, J.F. Mangin, C.C. Sherwood, M.W. Grabowski, A.J. Bennett, P.J. Pierre, S. Fears, R. Woods, P.R. Hof, and J. Vauclair (2014) Evolution of the central sulcus morphology in primates. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 84: 19-30.

A. Gómez-Robles, W.D. Hopkins, and C.C. Sherwood (2014) Modular structure facilitates mosaic evolution of the brain in chimpanzees and humans. Nature Communications 5: 4469.

M.M. Autrey, L. Reamer, M.C. Mareno, C.C. Sherwood, J.G. Herndon, T.M. Preuss, S.J. Schapiro, and W.D. Hopkins (2014) Age-related effects in the neocortical organization of chimpanzees: gray and white matter volume, cortical thickness, and gyrification. NeuroImage 101: 59-67.

J.S. Baizer, C.C. Sherwood, M. Noonan, and P.R. Hof (2014) Comparative organization of the claustrum: what does structure tell us about function? Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience 8: 117.

A.L. Bauernfeind, S.K. Barks, T. Duka, L.I. Grossman, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2014) Aerobic glycolysis in the primate brain: reconsidering the implications for growth and maintenance. Brain Structure and Function 219: 1149-1167.

K. Bozek, Y. Wei, Z. Yan, X. Liu, J. Xiong, M. Sugimoto, M. Tomita, S. Pääbo, R. Pieszek, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, J.J. Ely, D. Steinhauser, L. Willmitzer, J. Bangsbo, O. Hansson, J. Call, P. Giavalisco, P. Khaitovich (2014) Exceptional evolutionary divergence of human muscle and brain metabolomes parallels human cognitive and physical uniqueness. PLOS Biology 12:e1001871.

T. Duka, S.M. Anderson, Z. Collins, M.A. Raghanti, J.J. Ely, P.R., Hof, D.E. Wildman, M. Goodman, L.I. Grossman, and C.C. Sherwood (2014) Synaptosomal lactate dehydrogenase isoenzyme composition is shifted toward aerobic forms in primate brain evolution. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 83: 216-230.

L. Lipovich, A.L. Tarca, B. Cai, H. Jia, H.T. Chugani, K.N. Sterner, L.I. Grossman, M. Uddin, P.R. Hof, C.C. Sherwood, C.W. Kuzawa, M. Goodman, and D.E. Wildman (2014) Developmental changes in the transcriptome of human cerebral cortex tissue: long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) transcripts. Cerebral Cortex 24: 1451-1459.

B. Jacobs, N. Johnson, D. Wahl M. Schall, B.C. Maseko, A. Lewandowski, M.A. Raghanti, B. Wicinski, C. Butti, W.D. Hopkins, M.F. Bertelsen, T. Walsh, J.R. Roberts, R.L. Reep, P.R. Hof, C.C. Sherwood, and P.R. Manger (2014) Comparative neuronal morphology of the cerebellar cortex in afrotherians, carnivores, cetartiodactyls, and primates. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy 8:24.

C. Butti, R.E. Fordyce, M.A. Raghanti, X. Gu, C.J. Bonar, B.A. Wicinski, E.W. Wong, J. Roman, A. Brake, E. Eaves, M.A. Spocter, C.Y. Tang, B. Jacobs, C.C. Sherwood, and P.R. Hof (2014) The cerebral cortex of the pygmy hippopotamus, Hexaprotodon lineriensis (Cetartiodactyla, Hippopotamidae): MRI, cytoarchitecture, and neuronal morphology. The Anatomical Record 297: 670-700.

G.F. Striedter, T.G. Belgard, C.C. Chen, F.P. Davis, B.L. Finlay, O. Güntürkün, M.E. Hale, J.A. Harris, E.E. Hecht, P.R. Hof, H.A. Hofmann, L.Z. Holland, A.N. Iwaniuk, E.D. Jarvis, H. Karten, P.S. Katz, W.B. Kristan, E. Macagno, P.P. Mitra, L.L. Moroz, T.M. Preuss, C.W. Ragsdale, C.C. Sherwood, C.F. Stevens, M.C. Stüttgen, T. Tsumoto, and W. Wilczynski (2014) NSF workshop report: discovering general principles of nervous system organization by comparing brain maps across species. Simultaneous publication in Brain, Behavior and Evolution 83: 1-8 and The Journal of Comparative Neurology 522: 1445-1453.

M.A. Raghanti, M.K. Edler, R.S. Meindl, J. Sudduth, T. Bohush, J.M. Erwin, C.D. Stimpson, P.R. Hof, and C.C Sherwood (2014) Humans and great apes share increased neocortical neuropeptide Y innervation compared to other haplorhine primates. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 8: 101.

S.K. Barks, A.L. Bauernfeind, C.J. Bonar, M.R. Cranfield, A.A. de Sousa, J.M. Erwin, W.D. Hopkins, A.H. Lewandowski, A. Mudakikwa, K.A. Phillips, M.A. Raghanti, C.D. Stimpson, P.R. Hof, K. Zilles, and C.C. Sherwood (2014) Variable temporoinsular cortex neuroanatomy in primates suggests a bottleneck effect in eastern gorillas. The Journal of Comparative Neurology 522: 844-860.


2013

K. Teffer, D.P. Buxhoeveden, C.D. Stimpson, A.J. Fobbs, S.J. Schapiro, W.B. Baze, M.J. McArthur, W.D. Hopkins, P.R. Hof, C.C. Sherwood, and K. Semendeferi (2013) Developmental changes in the spatial organization of neurons in the neocortex of humans and common chimpanzees. The Journal of Comparative Neurology 521: 4249-4259.

S.E. Perez, M.A. Raghanti, P.R. Hof, L. Kramer, M.D. Ikonomovic, P.N. Lacor, J.M. Erwin, C.C. Sherwood, and E.J. Mufson (2013) Alzheimer’s disease pathology in the neocortex and hippocampus of the western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). The Journal of Comparative Neurology 521: 4318-4338.

J.S. Baizer, N.A. Paolone, C.C. Sherwood, and P.R. Hof (2013) Neurochemical organization of the vestibular brainstem in the common chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes). Brain Structure and Function 218: 1463-1485.

S. Bianchi, C.D. Stimpson, A.L. Bauernfeind, S.J. Schapiro, W.B. Baze, M.J. McArthur, E. Bronson, W.D. Hopkins, K. Semendeferi, B. Jacobs, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2013) Dendritic morphology of pyramidal neurons in the chimpanzee neocortex: regional specializations and comparison to humans. Cerebral Cortex 23: 2429-2436.

S. Bianchi, C.D. Stimpson, T. Duka, M.D. Larsen, W.G.M. Janssen, Z. Collins, A.L. Bauernfeind, S.J. Schapiro, W.B. Baze, M.J. McArthur, W.D. Hopkins, D.E. Wildman, L. Lipovich, C.W. Kuzawa, B. Jacobs, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2013) Synaptogenesis and development of pyramidal neuron dendritic morphology in the chimpanzee neocortex resembles humans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 110 (Supplement 2): 10395-10401.

A. Gómez-Robles, W.D. Hopkins, and C.C. Sherwood (2013) Increased morphological asymmetry, evolvability and plasticity in human brain evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 280: 20130575.

K.N. Sterner, M.R. McGowen, H.T. Chugani, A.L. Tarca, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, C.W. Kuzawa, A.M. Boddy, R.L. Raaum, A. Weckle, L. Lipovich, L.I. Grossman, M. Uddin, M. Goodman, and D.E. Wildman (2013) Characterization of human cortical gene expression in relation to glucose utilization. American Journal of Human Biology 25: 418-430.

S.C. McFarlin, S.K. Barks, M.W. Tocheri, J.S. Massey, A.B. Eriksen, K.A. Fawcett, T.S. Stoinski, P.R. Hof, T.G. Bromage, A. Mudakikwa, M.R. Cranfield, and C.C. Sherwood (2013) Early brain growth cessation in wild Virunga mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei). American Journal of Primatology 75: 450-463.

M.A. Raghanti, T. Conley, J. Sudduth, J.M. Erwin, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2013) Neuropeptide Y-immunoreactive neurons in the cerebral cortex of humans and other haplorhine primates. American Journal of Primatology 75: 415-424.

A.L. Bauernfeind, A.A. de Sousa, T. Avasthi, S.D. Dobson, M.A. Raghanti, A.H. Lewandowski, K. Zilles, K. Semendeferi, J.M. Allman, A.D. Craig, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2013) A volumetric comparison of the insular cortex and its subregions in primates. Journal of Human Evolution 64: 263-279.

A.A. de Sousa, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, and K. Zilles (2013) Lamination of the lateral geniculate nucleus of catarrhine primates. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 81: 93-108.

J.S. Baizer, N. Weinstock, S.F. Witelson, C.C. Sherwood, and P.R. Hof (2013) The nucleus pararaphales in the human, chimpanzee, and macaque monkey. Brain Structure and Function 218: 389-403.

J. DeFelipe, P.L. López-Cruz, R. Benavides-Piccione, C. Bielza, P. Larrañaga, S. Anderson, A. Burkhalter, B. Cauli, A. Fairén, D. Feldmeyer, G. Fishell, D. Fitzpatrick, T.F. Freund, G. González-Burgos, S. Hestrin, S. Hill, P.R. Hof, J. Huang, E.G. Jones, Y. Kawaguchi, Z. Kisvárday, Y. Kubota, D.A. Lewis, O. Marín, H. Markram, C.J. McBain, H.S. Meyer, H. Monyer, S.B. Nelson, K. Rockland, J. Rossier, J. Rubenstein, B. Rudy, M. Scanziani, G.M. Shepherd, C.C. Sherwood, J.F. Staiger, G. Tamás, A. Thomson, Y. Wang, R. Yuste, G.A. Ascoli (2013) New insights in the classification and nomenclature of cortical GABAergic interneurons. Nature Reviews Neuroscience 14: 202-216.

B.C. Maseko, B. Jacobs, M.A. Spocter, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, and P.R. Manger (2013) Qualitative and quantitative aspects of the microanatomy of the African elephant cerebellar cortex. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 81: 40-55.


2012

D.J. Miller, T. Duka, C.D. Stimpson, S.J. Schapiro, W.B. Baze, M.J. McArthur, A.J. Fobbs, A.M.M. Sousa, N. Sestan, D.E. Wildman, L. Lipovich, C.W. Kuzawa, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2012) Prolonged myelination in human neocortical evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 109: 16480-16485.

E. Lewitus, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2012) Phylogenetic comparison of neuron and glia densities in the primary visual cortex and hippocampus of carnivores and primates. Evolution 66: 2551-2563.

W.D. Hopkins, J.F. Pilger, R. Storz, A. Ambrose, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2012) Planum temporale asymmetries correlate with corpus callosum axon fiber density in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Behavioural Brain Research 234: 248-254.

M.A. Spocter, W.D. Hopkins, S.K. Barks, S. Bianchi, A.E. Hehmeyer, S.M. Anderson, C.D. Stimpson, A.J. Fobbs, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2012) Neuropil distribution in the cerebral cortex differs between humans and chimpanzees. The Journal of Comparative Neurology 520: 2917-2929.

N. Barger, L. Stefanacci, C.M. Schumann, C.C. Sherwood, J. Annese, J.M. Allman, J.A. Buckwalter, P.R. Hof, and K. Semendeferi (2012) Neuronal populations in the basolateral nuclei of the amygdala are differentially increased in humans compared with apes: a stereological study. The Journal of Comparative Neurology 520: 3035-3054.

K.N. Sterner, A. Weckle, H.T. Chugani, A.L. Tarca, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, C.W. Kuzawa, A.M. Boddy, A. Abbas, R.L. Raaum, L. Grégoire, L. Lipovich, L.I. Grossman, M. Uddin, M. Goodman, and D.E. Wildman (2012) Dynamic gene expression in the human cerebral cortex distinguishes children from adults. PLoS ONE 7(5): e37714.

K.A. Phillips, F. Subiaul, and C.C. Sherwood (2012) Curious monkeys have increased grey matter density in the precuneus. Neuroscience Letters 518: 172-175.

A.M. Boddy, M.R. McGowen, C.C. Sherwood, L.I. Grossman, M. Goodman, and D.E. Wildman (2012) Comparative analysis of encephalization in mammals reveals relaxed constraints on anthropoid primate and cetacean brain scaling. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25: 981-994.

E. Lewitus, C.C. Sherwood, and P.R. Hof (2012) Cellular signatures in the primary visual cortex of phylogeny and placentation. Brain Structure and Function 217: 531-547.

K.A. Phillips and C.C. Sherwood (2012) Age-related differences in corpus callosum area of capuchin monkeys. Neuroscience 202: 202-208.


2011

C.C. Sherwood, A.D. Gordon, J.S. Allen, K.A. Phillips, J.M. Erwin, P.R. Hof, and W.D. Hopkins (2011) Aging of the cerebral cortex differs between humans and chimpanzees. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 108: 13029-13034.

J.S. Baizer, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, S.F. Witelson, and F. Sultan (2011) Neurochemical and structural organization of the principal nucleus of the inferior olive in the human. The Anatomical Record 294: 1198-1216.

S.D. Dobson and C.C. Sherwood (2011) Mosaic evolution of brainstem motor nuclei in catarrhine primates. Anatomy Research International. 2011: ID 236894, 5 pages (e-journal)

M.A. Raghanti, G. Simic, G.D. Golden, S. Watson, C.D. Stimpson, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2011) Comparative analysis of the nucleus basalis of Meynert among primates. Neuroscience 184: 1-15.

S. Bianchi, A.L. Bauernfeind, K. Gupta, C.D. Stimpson, M.A. Spocter, C.J. Bonar, P.R. Manger, P.R. Hof, B. Jacobs, and C.C. Sherwood (2011) Neocortical neuron morphology in Afrotheria: comparing the rock hyrax with the African elephant. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1225: 37-46.

C. Butti, M.A. Raghanti, C.C. Sherwood, and P.R. Hof (2011) The neocortex of cetaceans: cytoarchitecture and comparison with other aquatic and terrestrial species. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1225: 47-58.

K.A. Phillips, C.A. Buzzell, N. Holder, and C.C. Sherwood (2011) Why do capuchin monkeys urine wash? An experimental test of the sexual communication hypothesis using fMRI. American Journal of Primatology 73: 578-584.

B. Jacobs, J. Lubs, M. Hannan, K. Anderson, C. Butti, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, and P.R. Manger (2011) Neuronal morphology in the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) neocortex. Brain Structure and Function 215: 273-298.

S.D. Dobson and C.C. Sherwood (2011) Correlated evolution of brain regions involved in producing and processing facial expressions in anthropoid primates. Biology Letters 7: 86-88.

C.D. Stimpson, N.A. Tetreault, J.M. Allman, B. Jacobs, C. Butti, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2011) Biochemical specificity of von Economo neurons in hominoids. American Journal of Human Biology 23: 22-28.


2010

W.D. Hopkins, J.P. Taglialatela, T. Nir, N.M. Schenker, and C.C. Sherwood (2010) A voxel-based morphometry analysis of white matter asymmetries in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Brain, Behavior and Evolution 76: 93-100.

M.A. Spocter, W.D. Hopkins, A.R. Garrison, A.L. Bauernfeind, C.D. Stimpson, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2010) Wernicke’s area homologue in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and its relation to the appearance of modern human language. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 277: 2165-2174.

C.C. Sherwood, T. Duka, C.D. Stimpson, N.M. Schenker, A.R. Garrison, S.J. Schapiro, W.B. Baze, M.J. McArthur, J.M. Erwin, P.R. Hof, and W.D. Hopkins (2010) Neocortical synaptophysin asymmetry and behavioral lateralization in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). European Journal of Neuroscience 31: 1456-1464.

K.A. Phillips, C.A. Sobieski, V.R. Gilbert, C. Chiappini-Williamson, C.C. Sherwood, and P.L. Strick (2010) The development of the basal ganglia in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). Brain Research 1329: 82-88.

A.A. de Sousa, C.C. Sherwood, H. Mohlberg, K. Amunts, A. Schleicher, C.E. MacLeod, P.R. Hof, H. Frahm, and K. Zilles (2010) Hominoid visual brain structure volumes and the position of the lunate sulcus. Journal of Human Evolution 58: 281-292.

A.A. de Sousa, C.C. Sherwood, A. Schleicher, K. Amunts, C.E. MacLeod, P.R. Hof, and K. Zilles (2010) Comparative cytoarchitectural analyses of striate and extrastriate areas in hominoids. Cerebral Cortex 20: 966-981.

C.C. Sherwood, M.A. Raghanti, C.D. Stimpson, M.A. Spocter, M. Uddin, A.M. Boddy, D.E. Wildman, C.J. Bonar, A.H. Lewandowski, K.A. Phillips, J.M. Erwin, and P.R. Hof (2010) Inhibitory interneurons of the human prefrontal cortex display conserved evolution of the phenotype and related genes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 277: 1011-1020.

N.M. Schenker, W.D. Hopkins, M.A. Spocter, A.R. Garrison, C.D. Stimpson, J.M. Erwin, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2010) Broca’s area homologue in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): probabilistic mapping, asymmetry, and comparison to humans. Cerebral Cortex 20: 730-742.

M.A. Raghanti, M.A. Spocter, C. Butti, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2010) A comparative perspective on minicolumns and inhibitory GABAergic interneurons in the neocortex. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy 4:3.

Y. Sharma, T. Xu, W.M. Graf, A. Fobbs, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, J.M. Allman, and K.F. Manaye (2010) Comparative anatomy of the locus coeruleus in humans and nonhuman primates. The Journal of Comparative Neurology 518: 963-971.


2009

M. Goodman, K.N. Sterner, M. Islam, M. Uddin, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, Z.-C. Hou, L. Lipovich, H. Jia, L.I. Grossman, and D.E. Wildman (2009) Phylogenomic analyses reveal convergent patterns of adaptive evolution in elephant and human ancestries. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 106: 20824-20829.

C. Butti, C.C. Sherwood, A.Y. Hakeem, J.M. Allman, and P.R. Hof (2009) Total number and volume of Von Economo neurons in the cerebral cortex of cetaceans. The Journal of Comparative Neurology 515: 243-259.

M.A. Raghanti, M.A. Spocter, C.D. Stimpson, J.M. Erwin, C.J. Bonar, J.M. Allman, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2009) Species-specific distributions of tyrosine hydroxylase-immunoreactive neurons in the prefrontal cortex of anthropoid primates. Neuroscience 158: 1551-1559.

A.Y. Hakeem, C.C. Sherwood, C.J. Bonar, C. Butti, P.R. Hof, and J.M. Allman (2009) Von Economo neurons in the elephant brain. The Anatomical Record 292: 242-248.

C.C. Sherwood, C.D. Stimpson, C. Butti, C.J. Bonar, A.L. Newton, J.M. Allman, and P.R. Hof (2009) Neocortical neuron types in Xenarthra and Afrotheria: implications for brain evolution in mammals. Brain Structure and Function 213: 301-328.


2008

K.A. Phillips and C.C. Sherwood (2008) Cortical development in brown capuchin monkeys: a structural MRI study. NeuroImage 43: 657-664.

W.D. Hopkins, J.P. Taglialatela, A. Meguerditchian, T. Nir, N.M. Schenker, and C.C. Sherwood (2008) Gray matter asymmetries in chimpanzees as revealed by voxel-based morphometry. NeuroImage 42: 491-497.

M.A. Raghanti, C.D. Stimpson, J.L. Marcinkiewicz, J.M. Erwin, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2008) Cortical dopaminergic innervation among humans, chimpanzees, and macaque monkeys: a comparative study. Neuroscience 155: 203-220.

J. Cray Jr., R.S. Meindl, C.C. Sherwood, and C.O. Lovejoy (2008) Ectocranial suture closure in Pan troglodytes and Gorilla gorilla: pattern and phylogeny. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 136: 394-399.

C.C. Sherwood, F. Subiaul, and T.W. Zawidzki (2008) A natural history of the human mind: tracing evolutionary changes in brain and cognition. Journal of Anatomy 212: 426-454.

M. Uddin, M. Goodman, O. Erez, R. Romero, G. Liu, M. Islam, J.C. Opazo, C.C. Sherwood, L.I. Grossman, and D.E. Wildman (2008) Distinct genomic signatures of adaptation in pre- and postnatal environments during human evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 105: 3215-3220.

M.A. Raghanti, C.D. Stimpson, J.L. Marcinkiewicz, J.M. Erwin, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2008) Differences in cortical serotonergic innervation among humans, chimpanzees, and macaque monkeys: a comparative study. Cerebral Cortex 18: 584-597.

M. Uddin, J.C. Opazo, D.E. Wildman, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, M. Goodman, and L.I. Grossman (2008) Molecular evolution of the cytochrome c oxidase subunit 5A gene in primates. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8: 8.

M.A. Raghanti, C.D. Stimpson, J.L. Marcinkiewicz, J.M. Erwin, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2008) Cholinergic innervation of the frontal cortex: differences among humans, chimpanzees, and macaque monkeys. The Journal of Comparative Neurology 506: 409-424.


2007

K.A. Phillips, C.C. Sherwood, and A.L. Lilak (2007) Corpus callosum morphology in capuchin monkeys is influenced by sex and handedness. PLoS ONE 2(8): e792.

C.C. Sherwood, E. Wahl, J.M. Erwin, P.R. Hof, and W.D. Hopkins (2007) Histological asymmetries of primary motor cortex predict handedness in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 503: 525-537.

K.A. Phillips and C.C. Sherwood (2007) Cerebral petalias and their relationship to handedness in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). Neuropsychologia. 45: 2398-2401.

C.C. Sherwood, M.A. Raghanti, C.D. Stimpson, C.J. Bonar, A.A. de Sousa, T.M. Preuss, and P.R. Hof (2007) Scaling of inhibitory interneurons in areas V1 and V2 of anthropoid primates as revealed by calcium-binding protein immunohistochemistry. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 69: 176-195.


2006

C.C. Sherwood, C.D. Stimpson, M.A. Raghanti, D.E. Wildman, M. Uddin, L.I. Grossman, M. Goodman, J.C. Redmond, C.J. Bonar, J.M. Erwin, and P.R. Hof (2006) Evolution of increased glia-neuron ratios in the human frontal cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 103: 13606-13611.


2005

K.A. Phillips and C.C. Sherwood (2005) Primary motor cortex asymmetry is correlated with handedness in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). Behavioral Neuroscience 119: 1701-1704.

C.C. Sherwood (2005) Comparative anatomy of the facial motor nucleus in mammals, with an analysis of neuron numbers in primates. The Anatomical Record 287A: 1067-1079.

P.R. Hof and C.C. Sherwood (2005) Morphomolecular neuronal phenotypes in the neocortex reflect phylogenetic relationships among certain mammalian orders. The Anatomical Record 287A: 1153-1163.

A.Y. Hakeem, P.R. Hof, C.C. Sherwood, R.C. Switzer III, L.E.L. Rasmussen, and J.M. Allman (2005) Brain of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana): neuroanatomy from magnetic resonance images. The Anatomical Record 287A: 1117-1127.

C.C. Sherwood, M.A. Raghanti, and J.J. Wenstrup (2005) Is humanlike cytoarchitectural asymmetry present in another species with complex social vocalization? A stereologic analysis of mustached bat auditory cortex. Brain Research 1045: 164-174.

C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, R.L. Holloway, K. Semendeferi, P.J. Gannon, H.D. Frahm, and K. Zilles (2005) Evolution of the brainstem orofacial motor system in primates: a comparative study of trigeminal, facial and hypoglossal nuclei. Journal of Human Evolution 48: 45-84.


2004

L. Marino, C.C. Sherwood, B.N. Delman, C.Y. Tang, T.P. Naidich, and P.R. Hof (2004) Neuroanatomy of the killer whale (Orcinus orca) from magnetic resonance images. The Anatomical Record 281A: 1256-1263.

C.C. Sherwood, M.R. Cranfield, P.T. Mehlman, A.A. Lilly, J.L. Garbe, C.A. Whittier, F.B. Nutter, T.R. Rein, H.J. Bruner, R.L. Holloway, C.Y. Tang, T.P. Naidich, B.N. Delman, H.D. Steklis, J.M. Erwin, and P.R. Hof (2004) Brain structure variation in great apes, with attention to the mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei). American Journal of Primatology 63: 149-164.

J.A. Colombo, C.C. Sherwood, and P.R. Hof (2004) Interlaminar astroglial processes in the cerebral cortex of great apes. Anatomy and Embryology 208: 215-218.

C.C. Sherwood, R.L. Holloway, J.M. Erwin, A. Schleicher, K. Zilles, and P.R. Hof (2004) Cortical orofacial motor representation in Old World monkeys, great apes, and humans. I. Quantitative analysis of cytoarchitecture. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 63: 61-81.

C.C. Sherwood, R.L. Holloway, J.M. Erwin, and P.R. Hof (2004) Cortical orofacial motor representation in Old World monkeys, great apes, and humans. II. Stereologic analysis of chemoarchitecture. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 63: 82-106. Erratum in Brain, Behavior and Evolution (2005) 65: 71-72.


2003

C.C. Sherwood, R.L. Holloway, P.J. Gannon, K. Semendeferi, J.M. Erwin, K. Zilles, and P.R. Hof (2003) Neuroanatomical basis of facial expression in monkeys, apes, and humans. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1000: 99-103.

C.C. Sherwood, D.C. Broadfield, R.L. Holloway, P.J. Gannon, and P.R. Hof (2003) Variability of Broca’s area homologue in African great apes: implications for language evolution. The Anatomical Record 271A: 276-285.

C.C. Sherwood, P.W.H. Lee, C.-B. Rivara, R.L. Holloway, E.P.E. Gilissen, R.M.T. Simmons, A. Hakeem, J.M. Allman, J.M. Erwin, and P.R. Hof (2003) Evolution of specialized pyramidal neurons in primate visual and motor cortex. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 61: 28-44.

C.-B. Rivara, C.C. Sherwood, C. Bouras, and P.R. Hof (2003) Stereologic characterization and spatial distribution patterns of Betz cells in the human primary motor cortex. The Anatomical Record 270A: 137-151.


2002

G.M. Fatterpekar, T.P. Naidich, B.N. Delman, J.G. Aguinaldo, S.H. Gultekin, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, B.P. Drayer, and Z.A. Fayad (2002) Cytoarchitecture of the human cerebral cortex: MR microscopy of excised specimens at 9.4 Tesla. American Journal of Neuroradiology 23: 1313-1321.


Book Chapters

C.C. Sherwood (in press) Brain: Development. In: International Encyclopedia of Biological Anthropology. K.B. Strier (ed.), Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. 

W.D. Hopkins, C.D. Stimpson, and C.C. Sherwood (in press) Social cognition and brain organization in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and bonobos (Pan paniscus). In: Bonobos: Unique in Mind, Brain and Behavior. B. Hare, S. Yamamoto (eds.) Oxford University Press. 

C.C. Sherwood (in press) Brain: Development. In: International Encyclopedia of Primatology. A. Fuentes (ed.), Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. 

C.C. Sherwood, A.L. Bauernfeind, A. Verendeev, M.A. Raghanti, and P.R. Hof (2017) Evolutionary specializations of human brain microstructure. In: Evolution of Nervous Systems, Vol. 4, 2nd Edition. J.H. Kaas, T.M. Preuss (eds.), Elsevier Press. pp. 121-139.

R.E. Passingham, J.B. Smaers, and C.C. Sherwood (2017) Evolutionary specializations of the human prefrontal cortex. In: Evolution of Nervous Systems, Vol. 4, 2nd Edition. J.H. Kaas, T.M. Preuss (eds.), Elsevier Press. pp. 207-226.

S. Almécija and C.C. Sherwood (2017) Hands, brains, and precision grips: origins of tool use behaviors. In: Evolution of Nervous Systems, Vol. 3, 2nd Edition. J.H. Kaas, L.A. Krubitzer (eds), Elsevier Press. pp. 299-315.

A. Verendeev, C.C. Sherwood, and W.D. Hopkins (2016) Organization and evolution of the neural control of the hand in primates: motor systems, sensory feedback, and laterality. In: The Evolution of the Primate Hand: Anatomical, Developmental, Functional, and Paleontological Evidence. T.L. Kivell, P. Lemelin, B.G. Richmond, D. Schmitt (eds.) Springer-Verlag Publishing. pp. 131-153. 

M.A. Spocter, M.A. Raghanti, C. Butti, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2015) The minicolumn in comparative context. In: Recent Advances on the Modular Organization of the Cortex, M.F. Casanova, I. Opris (eds.) Springer Publishing. pp. 63-80. 

M.A. Raghanti, L.B. Spurlock, N. Uppal, C.C. Sherwood, C. Butti, and P.R. Hof (2015) Von Economo neurons. In: Brain Mapping: An Encyclopedic Reference, Volume 2: Anatomy and Physiology, Systems. A. Toga (ed.), Elsevier Press. pp. 81-91.

L.D. Reyes and C.C. Sherwood (2015) Neuroscience and human brain evolution. In: Human Paleoneurology, E. Bruner (ed.) Springer Series in Bio-/Neuroinformatics Volume 3. pp. 11-37.

C.C. Sherwood, A.L. Bauernfeind, S. Bianchi, M.A. Raghanti, and P.R. Hof (2012) Human brain evolution writ large and small. In: Evolution of the Primate Brain: From Neuron to Behavior. Progress in Brain Research, vol. 195, M.A. Hofman, D. Falk (eds.), Elsevier Press. pp. 237-254.

M.A. Raghanti, P.R. Hof, and C.C. Sherwood (2010) The evolution of cortical neurotransmitter systems among primates and their relevance to cognition. In: The Human Brain Evolving: Paleoneurological Studies in Honor of Ralph L. Holloway, D. Broadfield, M. Yuan, N. Toth, K. Schick (eds.), Stone Age Institute Press. pp. 195-211.

C.C. Sherwood, J.K. Rilling, R.L. Holloway, and P.R. Hof (2009) Evolution of the brain in humans – specializations in a comparative perspective. In: Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, Part 5, M.D. Binder, N. Hirokawa, U. Windhorst, M.C. Hirsch (eds.), Springer-Verlag. pp. 1334-1338.

R.L. Holloway, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, and J.K. Rilling (2009) Evolution of the brain in humans – paleoneurology. In: Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, Part 5, M.D. Binder, N. Hirokawa, U. Windhorst, M.C. Hirsch (eds.), Springer-Verlag. pp. 1326-1334.

N.M. Schenker, C.C. Sherwood, P.R. Hof, and K. Semendeferi (2007) Microstructural asymmetries of the cerebral cortex in humans and other mammals. In: The Evolution of Hemispheric Specialization in Primates. Special Topics in Primatology, Vol. 5, W.D. Hopkins (ed.), Academic Press: Oxford. pp. 93-118.

C.C. Sherwood and P.R. Hof (2007) The evolution of neuron types and cortical histology in apes and humans. In: The Evolution of Primate Nervous Systems. Evolution of Nervous Systems, Vol. 4, T.M. Preuss, J.H. Kaas (eds.), Academic Press: Oxford. pp. 355-378.

P.R. Hof and C.C. Sherwood (2007) The evolution of neuron classes in the neocortex of mammals. In: The Evolution of Nervous Systems in Mammals. Evolution of Nervous Systems, Vol. 3, L.A. Krubitzer, J.H. Kaas (eds.), Academic Press: Oxford. pp. 113-124.

P.R. Hof, E.P. Gilissen, C.C. Sherwood, H. Duan, P.W.H. Lee, B.N. Delman, T.P Naidich, P.J. Gannon, D.P. Perl, and J.M. Erwin (2002) Comparative neuropathology of brain aging in primates. In: Aging in Nonhuman Primates. Interdisciplinary Topics in Gerontology, Vol. 31, J.M. Erwin, P.R. Hof (eds.), Karger: Basel. pp. 130-154.


Book Reviews and Commentaries

F.M. Krienen and C.C. Sherwood (2017) Gradients of connectivity in the cerebral cortex. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 21: 61-63.

C.W. Kuzawa, L.I. Grossman, L. Lipovich, O. Muzik, P.R. Hof, D.E. Wildman, C.C. Sherwood, H.T. Chugani, W.R. Leonard, and N. Lange (2014) Reply to Skoyles: Decline in growth rate, not muscle mass, predicts the human childhood peak in brain metabolism. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 111: E4910.

C.C. Sherwood (2014) Perspectives on human brain evolution. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 84: 79-80.

C.C. Sherwood and J.B. Smaers (2013) What’s the fuss over human frontal lobe evolution? Trends in Cognitive Sciences 17: 432-433.

C.C. Sherwood and T. Duka (2012) Now that we’ve got the map, where are we going? Moving from gene candidate lists to function in studies of brain evolution. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 80: 167-169.

C.C. Sherwood (2011) Book Review: The Lives of the Brain: Human Evolution and the Organ of Mind, by J.S. Allen. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 144: 334-335.

M.A. McCollum, C.C. Sherwood, C.J. Vinyard, C.O. Lovejoy, and F. Schachat (2006) Of muscle-bound crania and human brain evolution: the story behind the MYH16 headlines. Journal of Human Evolution 50: 232-236.

C.C. Sherwood (2006) Book Review: Principles of Brain Evolution, by G.F. Striedter. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 129: 319-320.

C.C. Sherwood, R.L. Holloway, K. Semendeferi, and P.R. Hof (2005) Is prefrontal white matter enlargement a human evolutionary specialization? Nature Neuroscience 8: 537-538.


Book Contributions

Contributing Editor for Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Human Evolution (B.A. Wood, ed) Wiley-Blackwell Publishers (2011)