Language and Genetics

In this project, done in collaboration with Dr. Philipp Gunz at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, we study the genetics of brain globularity – a characteristic feature of the modern human brain.
Meta-genome-wide association study (GWAS) summary statistics and further analyses for head circumference (HC), including pediatric and adult cohorts, and combined analyses of HC with intracranial volume (ICV). Please cite the following publication when using the data: Haworth S, Shapland CY, Hayward C, Prins BP, Felix JF, Medina-Gomez C et al. Low-frequency variation in TP53 has large effects on head circumference and intracranial volume. bioRxiv 2018; : 349845.