May1710 - And the end has come.... 1 Monday, May 17, 2010...

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Unformatted text preview: And the end has come.... 1 Monday, May 17, 2010 Last time... • What happened in human evolution after 25,000 years ago? • How did humans change in the last 25,000 years? • Anatomically? • Behaviorally? • How did their technology change? 2 Monday, May 17, 2010 Peopling of the New World • When and how did people come to the New World? • Why is understanding the peopling of the New World important for understanding human evolution? Monday, May 17, 2010 Neolithic Revolution • What was the Neolithic revolution? • What is domestication? • How did domestication of plants and animals change the lifeways of Neolithic people? • How did domestication of plants and animals affect the evolutionary paths of Neolithic peoples who adopted this way of life? Monday, May 17, 2010 Last time... • What are the major evolutionary trends that defne humans? • Which came frst? • In what species and population? • Why? 5 Monday, May 17, 2010 Brains.... • When did brain size really start to expand? • How do we measure brain size? What is EQ? • Why would larger brain size be selected for? • What are the advantages of larger brains? What are the disadvantages? • What is a possible selective advantage to larger brain size? Monday, May 17, 2010 Language • When does language evolve? • How can we identify in the fossil or archaeological records the presence or possibility for language? • What makes language different from the communication seen in other animals ? • What are some of the selective advantages of language? Language • When does language evolve? • How can we identify in the fossil or archaeological records the presence or possibility for language? • What makes language different from the communication seen in other animals ? • What are some of the selective advantages of language? Monday, May 17, 2010 Culture • What is culture? • How can we identify it in the fossil or archaeological record? • When do we first see clear evidence of cultural behavior in human evolution? • Does is appear all at once or develop gradually over time? Monday, May 17, 2010 Final Exam • Same format as Midterm • 100 1 pt. questions • Little bit of this and a little bit of that • Section1: Friday, May 21: 9:45 am Section 2: Tuesday, May 25: 9:45 am • Emphasizing the material in the second half of the semester, but cumulative 9 Monday, May 17, 2010 First half (~25-30 pts) • Anthropology • Evolutionary theory • Genetics and Heritability • Modern Synthesis • Modern Human Variation • Mammals and Primates, characteristics 10 Monday, May 17, 2010 Second half (~70-75 pts) • Primate Evolution and living primates • Earliest Hominids • Australopithecines • Early Homo and Homo erectus • Archaic Humans • Anatomically Modern Humans • Evolutionary Story 11 Monday, May 17, 2010 Primates and Primate Evolution • Who are the modern primates?...
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