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ANT208 LECTURE 1

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Anthropology
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ANT208H1
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Dan Sellen

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ANT208 LECTURE 1  Focuses on human condition  Evolutionary perspective on human health nd  2 problem w/ Western biomedicine -> don’t view humans as evolved  Evolution doesn’t produce health, instead lead to survival and reproduction  Have vulnerability over life course  In all societies, humans live longer than chimps  Mutations of diff viruses  Inventions have immediate benefits, but unsure of health effects o May have tradeoff What makes humans so different?  Genetics  Bipedalism o Babies have larger heads o Not just humans, other analogues o Bipedalism preceded having larger brains o Knee problems
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