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ANT100Y1 Full Course Notes
Application of modern evolutionary theory to studies of morphology, ecology and behaviour of humans and no - human primates. 5 research disciplines: primatology, paleoanthropology, human variation, forensic anthropology, medical anthropology. Scienti c study off non - human primates. Primate anatomy, eld studies of the wild animals, primate psychology etc. Primatologists seek to conserve primates in the vanishing tropical ecosystems (e. g mouse lemurs in madagascar. Biological evolution of human and non- human primates. Advent of and changes in human cultural activities. Spatial and temporal variation in human features. For example geographic and climate variations in body size,skin colour,and eye colour. How social environmental, and biological factors in uence health and lines of individuals at the community, regional,national and global levels. Focuses only on skeletal remains of humans. How does evolution work and how does it apply to us. What is the physical record of evolution ? (paleoanthropology) How do evolutionary anthropologists conduct their research.