ATH 241-01

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Subject ATH 241 things to study for the 2nd exam
From View message header detail “Jack A. Coate Ph.D.” <jack.coate@wright.edu>
Date Saturday, October 18, 2008 12:17 pm
Terms, concepts and theories you should be familiar with for the second exam (on Oct. 23rd) includes:
Chapter 7:
Behavior
Behavioral Ecology
Plasticity
Social Structure – Influenced body size, BMR, Distribution of resources, predation, relationships with other nonpredatory species, dispersal, Life History Traits, sleeping sites, activity patterns, human activities
Metabolism
Matrilines
Dominance hierarchies
Communication
Autonomic
Displays
Affiliative
Intragroup
Territories
Core area
Grooming
Altruism
Conspecifics
Estrous
Reproductive strategies
K-selected
r-selected
Sexual selection
Polyandry
Anthropocentric
Biological continuum
Chapter 8:
Hominids
Biocultural
Postcranial
Aegyptopithecus
Miocene hominoids: p.162
African forms
European Forms
Asian forms
Hominid and hominin, figure 8-7, p. 165
Mosaic evolution, figure 8-6, p.164
Bipedal locomotion and adaptations, pp. 164-167, figure 8-10, pp. 168-169
Obligate and Habitual bipedalism
Relative vs. chronometric dating, quick review p. 173
Stratigraphy and stratum
Pre-australopiths, quick review p. 178
Sahelanthropus
Orrorin
Ardipithecus
Earlier more primitive and later more derived Australopiths, pp. 179, and 183
Australopithecus
Kenyanthropus
Paranthropus, Figure 8-23, p. 184
Early Homo, p. 186
Homo
Sectorial
Sagittal crest
Plio-Pleistocene
Adaptive patterns of early African Hominids, pp. 190-191
What’s important, p. 192
Chapter 9:
Grade and Clade
Morphology of Homo erectus – brain & body size, cranial shape, pp. 198-200, Figure 9-2 p.200
Nuchal torus
Dmanisi, Georgia, pp. 202-203
Acheulian
Pleistocene
Homo erectus Finds from Indonesia, China, Europe, and quick review p. 210
Oldowan, Acheulian
Technological trends in Homo erectus, p. 211
Seeing the big picture, p. 212
What’s important, p. 214
Chapter 10:
Pleistocene – Lower (Early), Middle & Upper (Late)
Glaciations
Interglacials
Dispersal
Premodern humans of the Middle Pleistocene – Africa, Europe, Asia; quick reviews pp. 221, 224
Levallois figure 10-9, p. 226,
Neandertals (Figure 10-11 p. 229) in Western Europe, Central Europe, Western Asia and quick review p. 234
Flexed
Upper Paleolithic
Chatelperronian
Mousterian
Culture of Neandertals – technology, Subsistence, symbolic behavior, burials, Table 10.1 p. 236
Genetic evidence
Trends in Human Evolution, p. 239

Additionally, just a reminder, two (2) articles summaries are required by the end of the course, nov. 13th.

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