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Unformatted text preview: • Group selection • E.O. Wilson – sociobiology o Said group selection- although it’s not always adaptive for groups to cooperate, • Major Transistions o Replicating molecules like DNA group into chromosomes o Single-celled organisms group to make multicellular organisms o Solitary individuals group into colonies o (the major transitions in evolution – book ) • Human culture evolves by (through cooking, in this example): o Varation due to social learning (e.g. in efficientcy harnessing fire for cooking) + niche construction (e.g. widespread use of fire for cooking) = change in social organization (e.g. around efficient cooking) •...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course ANTH 143 taught by Professor Lu during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08
- Human Evolution