10-14 - • Sociobiology relationship between biology and...

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Anthropology 1001 October 14, 2009 Reproduction o Consortship - a temporary relationship between a male and female primate that will last throughout the estrus period. Mate frequently, but exclusively. o Parental Investment - includes carrying around the child, preparing food for them; teaching them how to survive, protection from predators. o Allomothering - non-maternal infant care Diet o Most primates eat a little bit of everything, with the exception of meat. o Frugivore - fruit eater o Insectivore - insect eater o Folivore - plant eater o Carnivore? - meat eater (rare, chimps) Primate Behavior o Theoretical Perspectives: Behavioral Ecology - relationship between environment and behavior Ex: Social Structure/Diet
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Unformatted text preview: • Sociobiology - relationship between biology and behavior • Ex: Aggression/Fitness o Communication • Language • FOXP2 - gene identified that may be related to language abilities; this gene is different in humans and other primates….related to neurological differences. • Communication: • Vocalization - using the vocal cords to find mates, maintaining family bonds, and protection. • Body Language - posture, facial expressions, display • Autonomic Response - something that happens in the motor system; cannot be controlled (body hair raising, body odor) o Culture?/Learned Behavior • Creating something and passing down information...
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