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ANTH 160 Human Life Course is an Engineering course at UNM taught by the following professor: Tanya Meuller. 3 elite notetakers have produced 6 study materials for this Engineering course.
Covers the birth of Natural Selection as well as a brief overview on Darwin, why evolution occurs, and its connection to competition and offspring survival.
Notes covering the reasons why as humans we are so diverse, yet have similar things all humans can do due to human universals. They explore the differences created among humans caused by variations in environments.
These are brief notes on the film The Human Quest, talking about social behavior and its impact in our daily lives. Also we get to see the consequences of it if social skills lack or are well developed.
covers the beginnings of Group Selection, and the various opinions expressed about it-both in favor and against, and its application to both the animal kingdom as well as to human experiences.
covers the beginning of natural selection and how the story came to be.
has definitions, examples,and a small section with brief notes on important films relating to the importance of social development and human universals.
also briefly covers group selection and the small beginnings of altruism, needed for the exam.
here are reviews for the weekly quizzes, which will have information that will be asked on the exam; do not forget to answer in complete questions, about 3-5 sentences
Ant. 160. These notes expand on the idea of altruistic behavior not only among animals, but humans as well. It captures the reasoning behind its existence and the reasons why we act for the greater good of others.
These notes extend on the idea of altruistic behavior, and shows a much more realistic reason as to why individuals behave nicely around strangers: reciprocal altruism. Here, the idea of kinship and the benefits that come out of doing things such as sharing food, cooperating and grooming show the importance of reciprocity and the role it plays in societies all around the globe.
Covers the beginnings of hominids and the various changes they underwent leading up to modern humans.
Goes over the speculation of human brain size, bipedalism and all important characteristics that we have being a cause of dietary shifts to meat.
These notes expand on the idea of human evolution and the impact of bigger brains that has been created among species in comparison to others.
Also talks about the importance of investing into certain activities such as growth and reproduction and how those outcomes ultimately affect you.
Here are some key points needed for the multiple portion of the exam. Take in mind that there is also a written portion that requires complete sentences and your own opinions. Be careful to not plagiarize, and give examples of the things you say. Goodluck everybody
these are the last overview of the dietary differences and importance among humans and non-human primates. Discusses the shift, the gains and results from a shift to a high-quality diet. Will be needed as reference for the exam.
This is the beginning of Unit 8, talking about parental investment and the differences between men and women, and why those differences exist
This set of notes covers the differences between men and women at the biological level, as well as their differences is parental investment, and why such differences exist.
Explains how parental investment between sexes varies among humans and animals, and how external/internal fertilization plays a tremendous role in male "dad" roles.
Continue son with the differences between males and females across species and the importance of these differences in regards to reproduction and the role of sexual dimporphism. Also, sexual maturation among human males and females is discussed in terms to body size and outward appearance.
Class was canceled Thursday but there are videos on the Learn page in regards to the last lecture.
These notes cover the importance of male to male competition for females and the various ways males compete with one another in different cultures, and even among different species.
Also talks about the reasoning behind polygamy polyandry, why and when will you see these forms of marriages exist. Also explores the usefulness of these marriages in the economic sense.
this study guide includes the questions asked on the weekly quizzes, as well as all components of the notes we took in class. It would be wise to look over Lectures 11 and 12 before taking the exam. As always, the exam is open book and note.
Covers important conceptual quiz-like answers that will be important to know for the upcoming exam and to be able to understand other material that builds upon simple material.
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Thi study guide is created by a series of quizzes that contain concepts you should know for future weekly quizzes, and will help you prepare for the exam.
Remember that a good portion of the exam involves the same questions you take on the quizzes so study well.