notes2#3 - beginning of adaptation-5mya mostly find...

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mostly find skulls-part of teeth variances between hominins and apes-bipedalism, large brains relative to body, dentition, degree of culture biocultural evolution hominoid-super family of hominoidea which consists of all humans and all apes (greater and lesser) hominid-family of humans and all great apes hominin-humans and their bipedal ancestors since divergence from common ancestor of humans, chimps, and bonobos monophyletic-coming from same ancestry study of ancient humans multidisciplinary works closely with archaeology artifact is a portable object made or altered in some way by a human tries to understand behaviors ethnoarchaeology-looking at modern cultures and extrapolate (modern hunter- gatherers) palynology-job is to study pollen geneomorphology-how exactly was the earth formed taphonomy-what happens to bones-why are some preserved while others are not, why do they look the way they do? Geneology-superposition-charles lyell-whats older should be lower down
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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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