Topic 7 Key Concept Question

Topic 7 Key Concept Question - limited in scale exclusively...

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DIRECTIONS: As you watch Topic 7 and read the related text in Death from a Distance, try to discover the answer to the key concept question below. Topic 7 Key Concept Question Human Social Cooperation In Chapter 5 in Death from a Distance and in the TOPIC 7 lecture video, we explored the ultimate origin or cause of uniquely human kinship-independent social cooperation. We found it fruitful to compare this human social cooperation to the social behavior of large-colony hymenoptera (like honey bees or leaf cutter ants, for example). Which of the following is the most accurate and complete statement of the lesson we learned form this human/hymenopteran comparison? a. Both human and large-colony hymenopteran social cooperation is ultimately
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Unformatted text preview: limited in scale exclusively by the kin-selected behaviors universal to all animals. b. Both human and large-colony hymenopteran social cooperation is ultimately limited in scale by the cognitive capacity (intelligence) of individual animals. c. Both human and large-colony hymenopteran social cooperation is ultimately limited in scale by the communicative capacity (language-like capabilities) of individual animals. d. Both human and large-colony hymenopteran social cooperation is ultimately limited in scale by the extent to which the universal non-kin conflict of interest problem can be controlled....
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course BIO 358 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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