readings2 - field data C Gut thinking by Peter Radetsky 1...

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PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY READINGS 2 A. What are friends for ? , by Barbara Smuts. 1. According to Smuts, what is the basis of female choice of mate in a consort relation? 2. How was “friendship” measured? 3. What are the advantages of friendship? 4. What mediates the development of male-infant bonds? B. Machiavellian monkeys , by James Shreeve. 1. What do Byrne and Whiten mean by “tactical deception”? 2. How did we develop to be so intelligent, according to Nicholas Humphrey? 3. What are the problems faced by primatologists in interpreting
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Unformatted text preview: field data? C. Gut thinking, by Peter Radetsky 1. What did the howlers observed by Milton eat? How many species of plants did they gather, and over what area? 2. What was the spider monkey’s main diet; how many species, and over what area? 3. Why does Milton think spider monkeys are more intelligent? 4. What is the relation between diet, gut size, and intelligence, according to Milton?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2011 for the course ANTHROPOLO 1131 taught by Professor Dr.cmcloud during the Spring '11 term at Langara.

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