ANTHRO 2050 - CHAPTER1 16:48 Humanorigins

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CHAPTER 1 16:48 Human origins- Evolution-  biological, cultural, technological, variation, adaptation,  selection, change Darwin’s Evolution theory     Individuals within species vary Some variations are passed to offspring More offspring are produced than can survive Survival and reproduction are not random Variations more suited often survive to reproduce, or reproduce more often. Culture-  our non biological means of adapting to our natural and social  environment. Ex. Tools, clothing, language, writing Setting for early human ancestors: Africa Early hominins: our family tree (in a nutshell) Hominin- refers to all the great apes and ancestors after the solit of our species Split hypothesized to be six or seven years ago What do we share with other primates?
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Opposable thumb 3D vision Mousterian industry ( 200-20kya) Treatment of their dead They would put the bodies in small pits, sometimes graves with goods
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ANTHRO 2050 - CHAPTER1 16:48 Humanorigins

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