AN1_Quiz12_Sp09_Answers - ANTHROPOLOGY 1 - QUIZ 12 - Spring...

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ANTHROPOLOGY 1 — QUIZ 12 — Spring 09 1. “Niche Construction” attempts to explain how the behaviors of individual organisms might affect the nature of adaptations likely to evolve in future generations by changing natural selection conditions. Give an example of a niche construction effect (it’s OK to make one up) and explain one of its likely evolutionary consequences (if you invent an example make sure it works). Beaver dam causes beaver physiology to be selectively adapted to aquatic life. 2. Steroid hormones … a. are proteins b. are produced by the hypothalamus of the brain c. act on receptor sites on the outside of cells d. directly control the expression of genes e. are controlled by different pituitary hormone in males and females 3. Name the two pituitary hormones that regulate gonadal function . . . a. in males b. in females Luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) in both sexes 4. Describe the most salient gender phenotype (e.g. sexual body type) markers of
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course ANTHRO 1 taught by Professor Wilkie during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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