TERMS - humanobesity

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human obesity argument against Evolutionary Psychology-  fact that animal  ethologists have massive amounts of data that supports  darvinian evolutionary principles of work evidence from Animal Ethology-  behavioral strategies are  directly correlated with the maximization of reproductive stress,  insects, birds, mammals  Sociobiology/Biological Anthropology-  the human psyche is  flexiable enough to give rise to behaviors that still act to  maximize reproductive success in current environments  Behavior acts to maximize RS Problems with measuring RS in modern Western Society-  birth control prevents us from using offspring as a true measure  of RS  Examples of Sociobiological Principles in Human Cultures-  Stated goals and RS Environmental influences Mukogodo-  goals to acquire wealth in terms of cattle, men with  more cattle leave more offspring because they can afford more  wives, therefore have higher RS
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course ANTHRO 204 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at Rutgers.

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