Phylogenies cant tell us
Primitive vs advance; older vs younger; less evolved or more evolved; simple or complex
Phylogenies can tell us
The oldest characteristic and when lineages diverged
Occams Razor- simplest explanation is the most likely
POST EXAM 2 REVIEW
MOST MISSED PROBLEMS:
1) Less than 30% got correct: 37,40,11,35
2) Less than 50% got correct: 20,30,15,16,14,21
#37: Correct answer A (only12% correct). B and D were popular wrong answers
The p-value is the probability that we observe o
Basics of psychology
Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and metal processes (not simply giving advice, common
sense limited to study mental illness)
Four main goals- describe behavior, predict behavior, and explain behavior, control or change
Chapter 10 Lipids
1. Which of the following statements concerning fatty acids is correct?
One is the precursor of prostaglandins.
Phosphatidic acid is a common one.
They all contain one or more double bonds.
They are a constituent of st
Biology 141 Study Questions
Chapter 1 & BioSkills
1. How do an observation, a hypothesis, and a prediction differ? What makes a hypothesis
useful for scientific investigations that try to explain the natural world? Give examples of
hypotheses that are and
You know my name, not my story
An earthquake that isolates a population of rodents on a
mountain from other populations of rodents would result in
Speciation that begins with geographic isolation is known as
allopatric speciation. G