Class Notes (838,006)
Canada (510,619)
Psychology (7,785)
PSYC18H3 (334)
Lecture

Lecture 04

37 Pages
79 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC18H3
Professor
Michelle Hilscher
Semester
Summer

Description
Lecture 04 Recall 1. Natural selection happens when: Within-species competition comes from the fact there are many individual & limited resources Within-species differences Phenotype tied to genotype difference in phenotype should be in genotype for to transfer from generation to generation - e.g. Beak size difference Environment favors some heritable variations over others e.g. Moth that K,;057010703.0147OLJK9;8249K/40839K,;057010703.0147OLJK9 in city moth that likes light would get burned off --9K:8249K9K,9/40839OLN0OLJK9 increase in the city population 2. Darwin Emotional expressions are adaptations. - they are actions that helped our ancestors survive increase the our chance of survival - These actions coincided with emotions our ancestors felt. - e.g., crying when unhappy in our ancestor tears help to clear our eyes of dust, smokes but w/ this action coincided w/ emotions - fear or sadness - So now tears/ crying help communicate your emotional state to others or w/ infants to signal fear to parents 3. Evolution and culture - Animal at base have their basic instinct to survive & reproduce - Primitive urges shape culture - one of to increase survival is through formation of groups for protection & reproduction need actions to maintain social bonds w/ in groups - Chimps maintain social bonds via grooming BUT humans have large group impossible to do this comes language which is versatile - Culture controls primitive urges - e.g. legal system - help to keep order in group & protect groups as whole from individualistic urges that are ultimately greedy - :O9:70.K,3J08-:984209L2084:7-4/L08,3/2L3/8.,39N005:59K070,70 limits to evolutionary adaptation. - E.g. Junk Food/ Sweeth tooth this was good diet for our ancestor but now 1474:780/L2039,7\OL1089\O0/439300/9KL82:.K.,O47L08 but since our -L4O4J\/L/39caugth w/ us leads to Obesity - E.g. being lonely in a crowd emergent of Emotional Disorders www.notesolution.com We do not know how to cope with the rapid pace of industrialization, urbanization, and immigration. - These are sources of new emotional problems emotional disorders these challenges is not what our ancestors would have faced - Crowding & social isolation - The 5,7,/4[BeingAlone in a Coward not being w/ family & friends having to interact w/ large group of people puts social & emotional pressure though we learn to cope socially by learning L9 $%J0997,38O,90/ GENETICALLY 843,9:7,O80O0.9L43.,39Z47N439KL8
More Less

Related notes for PSYC18H3

Log In


OR

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