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Unformatted text preview: *Names that were mentioned in the lecture on 1/11 were*: Franz Boas-father of anthropology Lamarck Mendel Darwin *Terms from 1/11 include*: Four field approach-physical/biological-cultural-archaeology-linguistic *Anthropometry* *Adaptation- character or set of characters of a population selected by the environment that by its existence improves the chance of survival of the population; allow exploitation of environment Natural Selection- evolutionary change described by Darwin as the concept that the best adapted to the environment contribute more offspring so their characteristics are inherited and the composition of the population changes.-variability- btwn populations in different geographical regions may lead to speciation if gene flow is interrupted by barriers (naturally occurring differences btwn individuals of a single species that are due to differences in genotype and environment)-selective pressure- effect of any feature in the environment that results in national selection (food shortage,...
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2011 for the course ANTH anth 0680 taught by Professor Michaelsiegel during the Spring '10 term at Pittsburgh.

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