Primate_Characteristics

Primate_Characteristics - Rhinencephalon 6) Elaboration of...

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Primate Characteristics 1) Retention of 4 tooth types Incisors Canines Premolars Molars Dental Formula 2) Maintenance of generalized limb structure Pentadactyly 3) Upright – Orthograde Foramen magnum Ischial callousites 4) Replacement of Claws with nails Tactile pads 5) Reduced sense of smell (olfaction) Turbinate bones Olfactory bulbs
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Unformatted text preview: Rhinencephalon 6) Elaboration of Visual Apparatus Postorbital bar Bony cups Binocular and stereoscopic vision 7) Elaboration of the Brain EQ ration of brain size/body size 8) Tendency for Single Births and Increased Socialization K-selection vs. R-selection Incest taboos Dominance hierarchies...
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2009 for the course ANTHRO 304 taught by Professor Gray during the Spring '09 term at Kansas.

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