Chapter 5 Study Focus

Chapter 5 Study Focus - Keri Suggs Group 14 Chapter 5 Study...

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Keri Suggs Group 14 Chapter 5 Study Focus Study Focus 1. Define natural selection and evolutionary psychology. Compare and contrast? Natural selection is the evolutionary process by which nature selects traits that best enable organisms to survive and reproduce in particular environmental niches and evolutionary psychology is the study of the evolution of behavior using principles of natural selection. Both deal with evolution, however natural selection deals with the evolutionary process as nature selects the “best” and evolutionary psychology deals with the study of evolution using natural selection. 2. Explain culture diversity. Culture diversity allows us to see the difference in cultures through language, customs, and behaviors. These differences stem from the way our genes are expressed based on our environmental influences. 3. How do culture norms vary among cultures? Culture norms vary through what a society in a specific culture considers to fit the norm. Because norms are set by a culture in their society, what may appear as
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