ISS 210 Key Terms - For these exanmples, begin my defining...

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ISS 210 Key Term List for Quiz One You should be able to make two statements about each item: WHAT is it? And So WHAT? Why is this concept important, where does it fit into the overall argument (a line of reasoning toward a conclusion) in the course. Definitions Allopatric speciation Binocular vision Bipedalism bonobos Bottlenecks Brachiation Calvin Effect/Panglossian Paradigm Canine diastema Cladistics Evolution Exaptations Facts Falsify Founder effect Intelligent Design (ID) ‘Just-so’ stories Malthus’ Principles of Population Modern Synthesis
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Mutation Non-overlapping Magisteria Occam’s Razor Osteodontokeratic Paradigms/paradigm shift Paranthropus Parsimony Phylogenetics Pingalap Quadrapedalism Selection neutrality debate Stratigraphy Systematics Taphonomists Teleology Theory Volcanic tuffs
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Unformatted text preview: For these exanmples, begin my defining each term, then note how they are different and why this difference makes a difference. Acquired Characteristics vs. Mendelian genetics Catastrophism vs. Uniformitarianism Characteristics: Primates Monkeys vs. apes Apes vs. hominids Cladograms vs. evolutionary taxonomy Cognitive style Mysticism vs. Rationalism Mysticism vs. Emipiricism Empiricism vs. Rationalism Deductive vs. Inductive method Genetics vs. Genomics Microevolution vs. macroevolution Monkeys: New World vs. Old World Natural selection vs. genetic drift Phyletic gradualism vs. punctuated equilibrium Species: in biology vs. paleontology Thallisemia: Dewar vs. Tamang “Tree of Life” vs. Scala Naturae Uniformitarianism vs.Catastrophism...
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course ISS 210 taught by Professor Zimmerman during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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