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Introduction To Biological Anthropology And Human Evolution

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Introduction To Biological Anthropology And Human Evolution ANTH 20400

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Date Created: 09/19/15
Anth 204 Final Review o Forensic Anthro o 50 years since the time of death I Length of time where a case is forensically relevant A subfield that examines how the burial environment has altered evidence 0 I Forensic taphonomy Identi cation of the individual I Primary goal of forensic Anthro 0 Age sex ancestry stature pathological condition I Biological pro le Controlled collection and excavation of human remains and other 0 O evidence from the scene I Forensic Anthro o Primate origins o The idea that primate traits developed in response to the availability of fruit and owers I Angiosperm radiation hypothesis 0 Eocene euprimate possibly ancestral to lemurs and anthropoids I Adapids 0 Region where Oligocene primate fossils primarily come from I Fayum Egypt 0 Ape ancestor fossil that is strikingly similar to modern orangutans I Sivapithecus o Continent where Old World and New World monkeys originated I Africa 0 PreAustr o The idea that bipedalism developed in areas where the forest was becoming fragmented I Patchy Forest Hypothesis 0 The early 6mya bipedal fossil found in Kenya who lived in a forest I Orrorin tugenensis o The chewing complex where very large sharp canines cut food I Honing complex 0 Early 58mya fossil found in Ethiopia with perihoning I Ardz39pz39thecus kadabba 0 Fossil that was found in England that was determined to be a fraud I Piltdown fossil o Fossils 0 The study of deposition of animal and plant remains and the environmental conditions affected their preservation I Taphonomy 0 Rapid changes with long static periods I Punctuated equilibrium 0 The principle that the lower the layer the older the age I Steno s law of superposition 0 Two or more forms of a chemical that vary in number of neutrons I Isotopes 0 Dating methods based on elements with very long halflives that can be used to date volcanic materials I Radiopotassium dating 0 Australop o Likely ancestor or Lucy I Australopithecus anamensis 0 Fossil dating to 35mya found in Kenya with a at face I Australopithecusplatyops o Earliest stone tools found in association with early hominids I Olduwan tools 0 Robust Australopithecines found in East Africa I Australopithecus aethiopicus and Australopithecus boisez39 0 South Africa hominid with very large teeth face and sagittal crest I AustralopithecusRobustus Random questions 0 Species name for larger Homo habilis I Homo Rudolfensis 0 Species who body plan is similar to Homo habilis I Australopithecines 0 Major difference between Homo habilis and Australopithecines I Intelligence brain size and tool use 0 Region where Homo erectus skills more often have sagittal keels I Asia 0 Cause of rapid increase in body size from H habilis to H erectus I Access to animal protein 0 The part of the dentition that appears very worn in Neandertals due to using teeth as a tool I Anterior teeth 0 Differences in face shape between Neandertals and other archaic Homo sapiens I Wide nasal opening aperture and projecting midface o The pattern turn of injuries to which Neandertals skeletons are similar O O O O O O O O O O O O I Injuries of rodeo riders The environment that Neandertals were best suited based on Bergmann s and Allen s rules I Cold weather What did Neandertals mostly eat I Hunted meat Type of homo sapiens with high vertical forehead and round tall skull with a small face and projecting chin I Modern Homo sapiens Modern human origins model that suggests modern human first evolved in Africa spread out and had gene ow with local populations I Assimilation model Individuals who are more genetically diverse than other populations due to length of existence and or large population size I SubSaharan Africa Early inhabitants of the Americas whose cranial shape differs from recent Native Americans I Paleoindians Very small hominids discovered in Indonesia who might be new species or a sick individual I Homo oresiensis Effect of smaller and jaw and larger teeth due to softer diet over generations I Malocclusion Possible stimuli of agriculture I Population pressure and climate change Positive effects of agriculture I Support for large population and creation of food surplus Negative effects of agriculture I Populations competition environmental degradation disease and decrease in dietary diversity The idea that the cranial shape change when agriculture developed I Masticatoryfunctionalhypothieses


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