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Emiliano Bruner

Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana
Paseo Sierra de Atapuerca 3, 09002 Burgos (Spain).
Website : www.paleoneurology.wordpress.com


Prehistory and Neuroscience


Emiliano Bruner is PhD in Animal Biology for the University La Sapienza, Rome (Italy). Since 2007, he is Research Group Leader in Hominid Paleoneurobiology at the National Research Center for Human Evolution, Burgos (Spain). He has published more than 150 scientific papers, and his main research areas deal with human evolution, brain evolution, paleoneurology, comparative neuroanatomy, and cognitive archaeology. He employs a wide array of methods and techniques that includes geometric morphometrics, multivariate statistics, digital imaging, network analysis, electrodermal analysis, psychometrics and eye-tracking. His research is particularly focused on the evolution of the parietal lobes, and on the evolution of visuospatial integration, body perception, and attention. He is involved in science dissemination, writing for several Spanish magazines and blogs.