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FSU - ANT - Class Notes - Week 5

School: Florida State University
Department: Evolutionary Anthropology
Course: Introduction to Anthropology
Professor: Elizabeth Peters
Term: Spring 2019
Tags: FSU, floridastateuniversity, Anthropology, ANT, week5, notes, Human, primate, and species
Name: FSU Anthropology Week 5 Notes
Description: Looking into the definition of what is a human and our primate ancestors
Uploaded: 02/07/2019
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background image Anthropology Week 5 Genome = organism’s complete set of DNA CRISPR = the defense system of a bacterium was turned into a 
technique for editing the genome of any species
Anthropology = the study of humans o What is a human? A species  Carolus Linnaeus o Introduced a hierarchical system to organize  information about the diversity of living species o Only had 5 level A mammal Homeothermy (fur) Reproduction o Internal Gestation
o Lactation
o Extended Parental Care
Heterodonty (different kinds of teeth) Mastication (chew food) A primate        Eye-hand coordination  o  Feeding
o  Tool use
 Eyes o Eyes face forward
o Bony protection
o Cross-over of visual tracts
o Stereoscopic vision
o Color vision
Hands o Prehensile = ability to grasp
o Nails instead of claws
o Tactile pads with touch receptors
o Fingerprints = friction ridges
Limbs o Versatile motion
o Allows traveling, feeding, and resting
o Mobile appendages
o Hindlimb dominance
Face o Reduced snout for reduced emphasis on smell Reproduction o One offspring each gestation

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School: Florida State University
Department: Evolutionary Anthropology
Course: Introduction to Anthropology
Professor: Elizabeth Peters
Term: Spring 2019
Tags: FSU, floridastateuniversity, Anthropology, ANT, week5, notes, Human, primate, and species
Name: FSU Anthropology Week 5 Notes
Description: Looking into the definition of what is a human and our primate ancestors
Uploaded: 02/07/2019
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