Lec15 02_18_08 Population

Lec15 02_18_08 Population - Lecture 15. Population; Brains...

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Lecture 15. Population; Brains and Lecture 15. Population; Brains and intelligence intelligence February 18, 2008 February 18, 2008 See Chapter 10 in Cheung, Fundamental Concepts in Biology Outline Population growth in Japan and Africa How do nerve cells work? How are simple animal behaviors created? What is the basis for more complex behaviors and intelligence?
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Japan Fertility rate 1.3 Postponing marriage and children Parasite singles Cost of child rearing Wealth decrease in birth rate Population decrease of 50% by 2100 Social problems Elder care Who will work?
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Japan – economics and population growth
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China Population Control China Population Control Enforced K-selection
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Population changes in the U.S. Birth rate slightly below replacement rate But US is the only developed country with growing population
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Africa Population Structure
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AIDS in Africa AIDS killing adults between 20 and 60 6 to 9% infection rate Life expectancy dropped from 65 to 49 years
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course BSC 1005 taught by Professor Brist during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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Lec15 02_18_08 Population - Lecture 15. Population; Brains...

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