PSYC 102 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Penology, Sociobiology, Neoteny
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Course CodePSYC 102
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LECTURE 4I809 18
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.Important people :WUNDT ,JAMES
(for November midterm )
GENE SELECTION THEORY
.the level of selection exists in the gene net
•Agene will spread ,
↳ it contributes to the survival of the gene
↳ it has a
negative impact on the individual /group
. The "
of agene refers to the selection process to maximize gene fitness
.Genetic Inclusive Fitness IGIF):Success of total equivalent copies passed down
↳How successful you are as abody
↳Agood measure of GIF :number of grandchildren it will produce
RECENT HUMAN EVOLUTION
major evolutionary changes in the last 4mi years occur in the brain
•sociobiology :evolution selected for social behaviours to maximize fitness
.evolutionary penology .
↳cognitive module tf
EV IRON MENT OF EVOLUTIONARY ADAPTIVENESS (EEA )
.the environment that produced the .selection pressures for an adaptation
eye Adaptation EEA
.Fins (Sharks )Ocean
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