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Biology 1107, Week 1

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Biology 1107, Week 1 PSYC 1101 PV

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These notes cover Chapter 1
General Psychology
Jennifer Headrick
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Date Created: 01/24/16
Living Organism Characteristics  All have energy  All have cells  All have DNA  Most can reproduce – replication  Populations are continually evolving – evolution A Theory is an explanation for a very general class of phenomena or observations. Theories are composed of patterns and processes. People Schwann- animal cells, special type of nerve cells named after him, all animals made of cells Virchow- “burrowed” research from Remak showing cells came from preexisting cells Cell Theory Contributors:  Robert Hooke- observed a slice of cork in 1665, first to describe a cell (cellulae)  Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek- described the first living cells (animalcules)  Mathias Schleidon (1838)- said that all plants “are aggregates of fully individualized, independent, separate beings, namely the cells themselves.” - Didn’t agree with theory of cells coming from preexisting cells  L. Pasteur- did experiments to disprove the hypothesis of spontaneous cells Cell Theory 1. All organisms are composed of one or more cells 2. Cells arise from only previously existing cells *All cells come from previously formed cells* In 1858, Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace - All species related by common ancestry - Characteristics of species can be modified Evolution- change in characteristics of a population over time Population- group of individuals of same species in same area, at the same time Natural Selection (survival of the fittest) - Individuals in population vary in characteristics that are heritable - In a particular environment, certain traits help them survive better or reproduce Tree of Life and Taxonomy- Phylogenetic Tree  3 domains: Bacteria, Archae, Eukarya *There are some Eukaryotic cells that only have one cell*  Taxonomy- classification and naming of organisms - Scientific name of organism is genus and species ex: homo sapiens  Species- evolutionarily independent population or group of populations, with members that can interbreed and are characteristically different than members of other species


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