Class 23 - Nov 12 - November 12, 2009 IB35ac Class 23: The...

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November 12, 2009 IB35ac Class 23: The Gould lecture You’ll be introduced to Stephen Jay Gould and he’ll have a chance to get a word in on the subject. (1) Frankfurt Horizontal KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS ->The anatomical position of the human skull ->Decided that a plane passing through the inferior margin of the left orbit (the point called the left orbitale) and the upper margin of each ear canal (the point called the porion) was most nearly parallel to the surface of the earth, and also close to the position the head is normally carried in the living subject. (2) Biased Orietation of skulls (3) Monogeny, polygeny, evolutionary theory ->Polygenism is a theory of human origins positing that the human races are of different lineages, either from a scientific or a religious basis ->Monogenism posits a single origin of humanity ->Modern evolutionary synthesis is a union of ideas from several biological specialties which forms a logical account of evolution ->>the development of population genetics (1918–1932) was the stimulus ->>showed that Mendelian genetics was consistent with natural selection and gradual evolution (4) Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919) ->Eminent German biologist who discovered, described and named thousands of new species, mapped a
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2011 for the course IB 35AC taught by Professor Hlusko during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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Class 23 - Nov 12 - November 12, 2009 IB35ac Class 23: The...

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