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EXAM 3 REVIEW SHEET PROF. SINELLI—THE HUMAN SPECIES Primate Behavior Lecture Advantages and disadvantages of living in a group characteristics of primate territories Social Group Structure – Multimale, multifemale, etc… Sexual dimorphism—what is it and why is it observed Males vs. Female reproductive strategies Characteristics of Culture Protocultural behavior Fossilization and Dating methods lecture: What is a fossil? What kinds of conditions give the best chance for fossilization to occur? What kinds of rock are fossils found in and why? The Law of Superimposition and Lateral Continuity Radiocarbon C14 dating -half life -what kinds of material does it work on? - how far back can it date things? Potassium/Argon dating (K/Ar) -half life - what kinds of materials does it date? -why is it useful for dating hominids? -what are its limitations for dating hominids? Hominid evolution lecture - What makes a hominid? What is a protohominid and how are these different? - “Locomotion first” vs. “brains first” theories of human evolution
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