BIPEDALISM - biped food gathering if you dont have a safe...

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biped- food gathering if you dont have a safe place to go, you will go extinct arthipeticus= bi ped- the femur strongly suggest - forema magen interior placed Hominins=smart bipeds why did selection favor big, expensive brains? Technical intelligence= Ecological intel= complex cognitive maps needed to exploit complex enviro social intel= two views of evolution of humans "Locomtion-First" Ape->biped ape->Intelligent biped ape -> human "Brains-first" ape -> intelligent ape-> biped intel ape -> human Sir Arthur Keith human anatomist- physc anthro big brains had to be in place b4 biped on becoming human piltdown man (1912) "missing link" supported idea of brains b4 biped ape like jaw/cranial large cranium found in england- eurocentric- humans must be western european supported a more "local' evolutionary Eoanthropus dawsoni (piltdown man), Woodward, London 1912 "dawson's dawn man" welcome removal of Neanderthals and 'java man' from direct ancestry Faunal Correlation: Late Pilocene- Early Pleistocence
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2011 for the course ANT 3514c taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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