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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYA01H3
Professor
Steve Joordens
Semester
Summer

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Chapter 3 Evolutionary Theory --------------------------------------------------- Development of the Evolutionary Theory - Biological Evolution - Changes that take place in genetic and physical characteristics of a population or group of organisms over time - Adaptive significance: - Effectiveness of behaviour in aiding organisms to adapt to changing environmental conditions - Ultimate Causes: - Evolutionary conditions that slowly shaped behaviour of a species - Proximate Causes: - Environmental events conditions that affect behaviour - Culture: - Sum of socially transmitted knowledge, customs and behaviour patterns common to a particular group of people --------------------------------------------------- www.notesolution.com
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