Published: 2018-01-29

Using Eye-Tracking Technology to Quantify the Effect of Experience and Education on Forensic Anthropological Analyses

Micayla C. Spiros, Sherry Nakhaeizadeh, Tim J.U. Thompson, Ruth M. Morgan, Viktor Olsson, Alexandra Berivoe, Joseph T. Hefner, Martin Arvidsson
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The human interpretation of analytical outputs is a significant challenge in forensic science, making it vital to explore the application of...

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Reconsidering the Age-Informative Value of the Pubic Symphysis

A Comparison with TA3 Skeletal Traits

Jacqueline Galimany, Sara M. Getz
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Estimated age at death is a critical component of the skeletal biological profile for both forensic and archaeological applications. For adults,...

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Forensic Archaeology in Cyprus

An Appraisal of a Nascent Discipline

Maria Ktori
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Forensic sciences is the umbrella term used to describe the different disciplines used in resolving forensic medicolegal, criminal, and...

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Landmark and Measurement-Based Data Assistant (LAMbDA)

A Pedagogical Tool for Cranial Landmark Data Collection

Amber M. Plemons, Kelly R. Kamnikar, Alexis C. Goots, Jack A. Biggs

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Cranial landmarks have been used in research and casework since the late 19th century, at which time some of the earliest landmark and...

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Combining Continuous and Categorical Data Modeling in Developmental Age Estimation Using Hierarchical Bayes

Valerie Sgheiza

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Residual correlations (correlations that persist after accounting for the effect of chronological age) between variables can have a significant...

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The Recovery of Human Remains from a Vehicle Submerged for 43 Years Using a Marine Venturi Vacuum System

Amy Michael, Leslie Fitzpatrick, Marcella H. Sorg, Steffen Poltak, Kyana Burgess, Alyssa R. Moreau
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Forensic recovery of submerged human remains may present logistical challenges for forensic anthropologists. In the case reported here, a...

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Confronting Cognitive Bias in Forensic Anthropology Michigan’s Craigslist Killer Case

Alexis Goots, Joseph Hefner, David Start
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Accurately estimating the biological profile is a foundational analysis within forensic anthropology. Although the methods for estimating the...

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A Unique Case of Hereditary Multiple Osteochondromas in the Feet

Clara J. Devota, Kelly R. Kamnikar, Carolyn V. Isaac, Joseph T. Hefner

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This report describes the differential diagnosis of osseous growths in the first metatarsals of an adult male previously unreported in the...

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CT Imaging of a Case Involving Thermal and Sharp Trauma

Angi M. Christensen, Kera E. O'Reilly

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This case involved a multiagency investigation of a fire in which an adult female and her three young children were found deceased....

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Thesis Projects in Forensic Taphonomy

James T. Pokines

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Given the recent growth in the field, some students in forensic anthropology may find it difficult to devise an affordable, suitable, and...

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