Stout chapter 2 - Human evolution is an important...

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Human evolution is an important anthropological topic with an extensive amount of information and data. Your job in this week's reading response is to discuss how anthropologists understand the topic of human evolution. Please make use of the specific data and examples from the text when writing your response. There have been many anthropologists through out the years have come up with many different views of evolution. Darwin has been the most well known in history. He has come up with many different theories, with natural selection being his best known evolutionary theory. This theory says that nothing is ever the same as another, also saying that species must mutate to survive in the wild. Humans for example developed to have the opposable thumb and the use of complex though. Charles Darwin also thought of and tested the genetic drift theory. This says that if a number of people are isolated that they will form in to the same genetic beings. An example of this is say that one has a sixth finger on one hand,
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course ECON 300-08 taught by Professor Jerad during the Spring '08 term at Fox Valley Technical College.

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