Review Sheet for Midterm 1
(Thursday, Sept 29)
For the midterm, you are responsible for lectures, sections & reading from Sept 6-22
(Boyd and Silk Chapter 1-4 and 14; lectures 1-5; section 1)
Prior to Darwin, what was the predominant wo
Lecture 6: Primate Overview
Questions to be addressed today:
What taxonomy will we use for primates?
What features unite the primate order?
What is the classificatory scheme used for
What are the major characteristics of each
superfamily of p
PART A You will be asked to answer 1 of the following 2 questions (25 points)
1. In recent years, genetic data has overwhelmingly supported two major findings concerning
human genetic variation. The first is that our species has a relatively recent origin