ANTH2700 L2

  1. how much of DNA code is the same between humans and chimps?
  2. extensions of our brain....
  3. form connections between sense regions in the human brain...
    association fibers
  4. area of the brain associated with the face, tounge, hands, and speech...
    Broca's area
  5. before reaching the auditory cortex, sound sitimulates these cells...
    frequecy specific choclear hair cells
  6. "being hoofed" or "hoofed animal"
  7. fingerprints
  8. tarsier locomotor pattern
    VCL (vertical clinging and leaping)
  9. orangutan locomotor pattern...2
    • quadrumanos
    • or semi-brachiation
  10. advantages of bipedalism...
    • frees hands to carry
    • to gesture
  11. why do orangutans have short thumbs?
    to reduces breakage
  12. resons to groom...6
    • clean vermin
    • find salt
    • group cohesion
    • calming effect
    • status respect
    • appeasement
  13. two kinds of grooming
    • allogrooming
    • autogrooming
  14. a colorful, agressive OWM...
  15. self sharpening canines...
    interlocking diastema
  16. OMW who live at hot springs in cold place... what?...
    • macaques
    • rock clams
  17. Gibbon locomotor pattern...
    true brachiation
  18. low sexual dimorphism; consistant habiat; limbs of equal length; never deforested
  19. diverse habitat; high sexual dimorphism; more locomotor styles; deforestation...
  20. permits free exchange of serum protiens and favors maternal iso-immunzation against mutant protiens
    hemochordial placentation
  21. made for single of double births
    unicornuate uteri
  22. usually have twins
    marmosets and tamarins
  23. primate reproduction trends...5
    • reduced birth numbers
    • better fetal nutrition
    • k-strategic
    • postnatal dependency
    • longer gestation
  24. benifits of continuous estrus...4
    • higher adverage fertitily
    • measure of control for the female
    • multiple matings-confused paternity
    • reduced infantacide (above reason, or male kills infant to induce estrus)
  25. three steps to reproduction...
    • attractivity (swelling)
    • proceptivity (distance closing; pheramonal lock)
    • receptivity (mounting)
  26. co-housing effect...
    • female synchronization
    • reduce competition form males
  27. do humans have drives despit being neocortical?
    yes. (reproductive drive is strong)
  28. the study of the relationship of body size to shape, anatomy, physiology and finally behaviour
  29. small primates eat mostly....
    carbohydrates (high energy food)
  30. the act or process of affording nutriment or nourishment
  31. which premolars have anthropiods lost?
  32. fixed meaning; most animlas have them; chest thumping, smacking...
  33. arbitrary; humans have...
  34. prerequisite for anticipatory bahavior; future tense...
  35. is there a genetic component to language?
    ...what is one proof...
    • yes
    • children all start talking at 18-22 months
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ANTH2700 L2
ANTH2700 L2