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Human brain develops before and after (1/4 before birth) Non human primates most occurs either before or immediately after Social brain complex-larger brains developed because of living in social groups Likely to not be the sole cause Language is distinctly human trait because of displacement Consists of arbitrary symbols Humans actively show how to do something Certain behaviors are group specific 8 criteria for cultural behavior 1) innovation
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Unformatted text preview: 2) dissemination 3) standardization 4) durability 5) diffusion 6) tradition 7) non-subsistence 8) naturalness chimps meet first six, sometimes accomplish last two, but are no where near human cultural level aggression first appears when competing for resources altruism (killing young lusty male or genes) reciprocal altruism anthropocentric-putting them in terms of human behavior the gods must be crazy...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2011 for the course ANTHROPOLO 200 taught by Professor V during the Fall '10 term at Saint Louis.

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