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ANTHR 101 Lecture 15: A Conversation with Koko (Film)
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ANTHR101Lecture 15A Conversation with Koko (Film) Thinking Points... What is Gorilla Sign Language? What kind of evidence suggests that Koko experiences a full range of human emotions? Does Koko possess the capacity for cu...

Anthropology
ANTHR101
Megan Highet
ANTHR101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Human Brain, Human Skeleton, Insulin
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ANTHR101Lecture 13The Minds Big Bang (Film) The minds big bang = when human expression and concept of the mind start Stone Age Tools Hominid artifacts found in Africa, where human ancestors used to live A tool making facto...

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ANTHR101
Megan Highet
ANTHR101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Denisova Cave, Upper Paleolithic, Denisovan
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ANTHR101Lecture 12Fossil Records and Human Ancestry 33 The Culture of Neanderthals Divje Babe Flute: ~43,000 years old recovered in Slovenia Fragment of cave bear femur Expertly crafted produced correct notes of musical sc...

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ANTHR101
Megan Highet
ANTHR101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Primitive Culture, Cultural Relativism, Termite
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ANTHR101Lecture 14What is Culture and is it Unique to Humans? Who Has Culture? That complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, morals, law, custom and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member...

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Megan Highet
ANTHR101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Diastema, Oldowan, Australopithecine
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ANTHR101Lecture 10Fossil Records and Human Ancestry 13 What Does the Fossil Record Reveal About Human Ancestry? Deep History and Human Ancestry in Perspective Carl Sagans analogy History of the universe as a 12 month calen...

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Megan Highet
ANTHR101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Brain Injury, Levallois Technique, Woodworking
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ANTHR101Lecture 11Fossil Records and Human Ancestry 23 Homo Erectus sites widely distributed throughout the old world (1.8) Africa, south asia They were the first to move out and spread and adapt. Cranial Characteristics: ...

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ANTHR101
Megan Highet
ANTHR101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Simian, Brachiation, Postorbital Bone
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ANTHR101Lecture 9How Are Humans Related to Other Living Primates? Primatology It helps us gain knowledge on how our ancestor How Are Humans and Apes Related? humans are not descended from apes but we share a common ancesto...

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Megan Highet
ANTHR101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Industrial Revolution, Melanin, Eugenics
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ANTHR101Lecture 8Race:The Power of an Illusion (Film) We view race as a form of division that is biological or genetic, something deep within us, clear cut categories Genetics do not tell us anything that defines race This...

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Megan Highet
ANTHR101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Fennec Fox, Franz Boas, Brain Size
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ANTHR101Lecture 7Is Race a Biological Reality or Social Construction? 22 Race as Human Thought Carl Linnaeus: Systema Naturae (1758) First racial classification of humans 4 varieties (subspecies) of homo sapiens presumed b...

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Megan Highet
ANTHR101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Speciation, Heritability, Zygosity
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ANTHR101Lecture 3Evolutionary Theories 22 Charles Darwins Natural Selection Natural selection increases the frequency of adaptive traits in a population over time (fitness) Favourable traits are passed on and nonfavourable...

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Megan Highet
ANTHR101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Homo Sapiens, Chromosome
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ANTHR101Lecture 4The Human Family Tree (Film) 12 This film is about tracing human ancestry Not to look at greatgrandparents, but to go back thousands of generations It all starts from a small group of homo sapiens that beg...

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Megan Highet
ANTHR101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Genetic Marker, Human Migration, Light Skin
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ANTHR101Lecture 5The Human Family Tree (Film) 22 Race does not exist, genetically speaking Skin colour only changed to let people adapt Light skin colour comes from small mutation 35 AfricanAmerican men carry European line...

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Megan Highet
ANTHR101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Racialization
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ANTHR101Lecture 6Is Race a Biological Reality or Social Construction? 12 Markers Function Like a Roadmap Common markers shows genetic relatedness (common ancestry) among populations markers=cluster of motion(genes that get...

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Megan Highet
ANTHR101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Middle Ages, Natural Kind, Catastrophism
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ANTHR101Lecture 2Evolutionary Theories 12 Origin of Species Long History of Differing Views: 1.Extinction possiblenot possible 2.Evolution possiblenot possible 3.Nature of change within a species Evolutionary hypotheses ar...

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Megan Highet
ANTHR101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Co-Determination, Anthropological Linguistics, Medicine Man
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ANTHR101Lecture 1What is Anthropology? Anthropology anthropos: man, human logos: study Anthropology is the comparative study of the cultural and biological variation of humans and their ancestors through time and across pl...

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Megan Highet

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