Class Notes (886,687)
CA (530,715)
U of C (6,217)
ANTH (162)
ANTH 201 (39)
All (8)
Lecture

Evolutionary Theory

3 Pages
98 Views

Department
Anthropology
Course Code
ANTH 201
Professor
All

This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full 3 pages of the document.

Loved by over 2.2 million students

Over 90% improved by at least one letter grade.

Leah — University of Toronto

OneClass has been such a huge help in my studies at UofT especially since I am a transfer student. OneClass is the study buddy I never had before and definitely gives me the extra push to get from a B to an A!

Leah — University of Toronto
Saarim — University of Michigan

Balancing social life With academics can be difficult, that is why I'm so glad that OneClass is out there where I can find the top notes for all of my classes. Now I can be the all-star student I want to be.

Saarim — University of Michigan
Jenna — University of Wisconsin

As a college student living on a college budget, I love how easy it is to earn gift cards just by submitting my notes.

Jenna — University of Wisconsin
Anne — University of California

OneClass has allowed me to catch up with my most difficult course! #lifesaver

Anne — University of California
Description
Why study evolution? Evolution is the basic context of all of the biological sciences  how extant (existing today) organisms got to be the way they are  essential framework for organizing facts and making predictions Evolutionary explanations answer key questions in the biological sciences Answers questions of why Allows scientists to interpret data Intraspecific variation: variation among individuals of the same species  Interspecific variation: variation among species  (question on this) Evolutionary explanations have practical application in modern life Eg. microbial resistance to antibiotics Evolutionary theory cross­cuts many disciplines Development of new methods and concepts Key Concepts: Reproductive success Fitness Selective pressure Variation Adaptation Species Population Traits Reproductive Success The number of offspring an individual produces and rears to reproductive age an individual’s  genetic contribution to the next generation  (having them survive until the age where they can reproduce) Fitness (survival of the fittest) Pertaining to natural selection, a measure off relative reproductive success of individuals.  (comparative measurement) Fitness can be measured by an individual’s genetic contribution to the next generation compared to  that of other individuals. The terms genetic fitness, reproductive fitness, and differential reproductive success  are also used. Selective pressures Forces in the environment that influence reproductive success in individuals. (predation) (climate, seasonality’s, food sources) (do not have to b
More Less
Unlock Document
Subscribers Only

Only page 1 are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
Subscribers Only
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document
Subscribers Only

Log In


OR

Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit