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ANTHRO 7 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Canine Tooth, Sahelanthropus, Ardipithecus Ramidus

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Changes in climate of african tropics: 1) total amount of rain that feel each year declined 2) rainfall became more seasonal, so there were several mon
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ANTHRO 7 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Kibale National Park, Robert Trivers, Natural Selection

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Altruistic behaviors: behavior that reduces the fitness of the individual performing the behavior (the actor) but increases the fitness of the individu
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ANTHRO 7 Chapter Notes - Chapter 16: Mate Choice, Muscle Tone, Cultural Anthropology

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2 Nov 2017
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15. 1 why evolution is relevant to human behavior. The notion that evolutionary explanations imply genetic determinism is based on a fundamental misund
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ANTHRO 7 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Pygmy Mouse Lemur, Viviparity, Marsupial

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Closely related species tend to be similar morphologically because they share the straits acquired through descent from a common ancestor. Viviparity a
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ANTHRO 7 Chapter Notes - Chapter 16: Collective Action, Observational Learning, Wage War

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2 Nov 2017
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Cognition, culture, and cooperation have made humans an ecological success. Foraging populations solve problems that are beyond the inventive capacity
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ANTHRO 7 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Pleiotropy, Senescence, Group Selection

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Primate life histories and the evolution of intelligence. Rely more heavily on learning to acquire the knowledge and skills that they need to survive a
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ANTHRO 7 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Cytosine, Guanine, Thymine

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31 Oct 2017
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Genes are segments of a long molecule called dna, which is contained in chromosomes. Deoxyribonucleic acid the molecule that carries hereditary informa
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ANTHRO 7 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Maladaptation, Random Effects Model, Genetic Drift

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31 Oct 2017
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When individuals that have particular variants of one character also tend to have particular variants of a second character, the two characters are sai
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ANTHRO 7 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Probability Distribution, Fecundity, Dwarfism

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31 Oct 2017
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Adaptation: a feature of an organism created by the process of natural selection. Before darwin there was no scientific explanation for the fact that o
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ANTHRO 7 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Kebara Cave, Gravettian, Magdalenian

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2 Nov 2017
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Beginning about 50 kya the fossil record outside africa documents a striking change: The neanderthals and other robust hominids disappeared and were re
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ANTHRO 7 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Homo Ergaster, Jonathan Leakey, Australopithecus Afarensis

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1 Nov 2017
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Distinguished by larger brains and more humanlike teeth. Olduvai hominin 7 (oh 7 ) found by jonathan leakey. Fewer air pockets in the bottom of the sku
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ANTHRO 7 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: K–Ar Dating, Radiometric Dating, Continental Drift

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Fauna dominated by therapsids diverse group of reptiles that possessed warm-blooded and hairy traits which linked them to mammals that evolved later. O
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