Anth 101, Week 5 Notes
Anth 101, Week 5 Notes ANTH 101
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Cultural Anthropology SELU ANTH 101 Week Five Lecture Notes The Fossil Record (cont.) 60,000 years ago we have evidence of the first anatomically modern humans 20,000 years ago our ancestors crossed the Bering Strait Land Bridge Most excavations are done in Rift Valley, Chad The most recent find is that of Homo Naledi, estimated to be from 1.8 mya with 500 cc Human Diversity Acclimatization – temporary adjustment Adaptations – characteristics passed down Heat Cold Altitude Physical Changes Increase in surface Less surface area with Larger hearts to pump area with longer shorter limbs, shorter more blood limbs, taller Thicker layer of Highest people have Less subcutaneous fat, subcutaneous fat, lived is at 12,000 ft leaner muscle bigger nose (Andes, Himalayas) Vasoconstriction the constriction of blood vessels, which increases blood pressure. Cultural Changes Use of ACs, fans Use of fire, heating Diet – more Generally wear less systems carbohydrates; Humid areas – little to Clothing dates back stimulants no clothing 50,000 years, parkas Dry areas – more Diet – soup, heavier in clothing to block the proteins and fats sun Diet – spicy foods Acclimatization sweat Teeth chatter, 5,000 ft – heart rate shivering increases, deeper breaths Human skin color is due to levels of melanin in the skin. People closer to the equator will have darker skin. AKA race does not exist in anthropology.
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