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improved vision parts...3
bigger optic cortex
part of the brain where the optic nerves partially cross...
prosimian optic setup...3
binocular but not stereoscopic
nerves connected to eye on same side
more smell brain
anthropoid optic setup...6
eyes on front of head
overlapping visual fields
less smell brain
explain depth perception...5
right eye sees
sends signal to right ride first
sends signal to left side second
image is seen twice
processed as depth
how many olfactory sensors in a dog?
the first wave of primates were...
german term for "sensory world"
unvelt (phonetic spelling)
why color vision?...
color of edible insects
color of deas branches/foliage
where are the rod cells concentratred?..
along the edges of the retina
back and center
different types of cones are sensitive to...
...what are the three colors?...
different frequencies of the visable spectrum
blue, green, and red
what is the frequency range of the visual spectrum?
...what kind of light is above the visual spectrum?
how big is a nanometer?
the width of one hydrogen atom
sight is a phenomena built around...
...hearing is built around...
the moth and the bat change to eat and avoid being eaten. what two things are happening?
ability to differentiate pitch...
frequency specific hearing
sexual dimorphism in humans
what % of glucose does the brain comsume?
phenomenon owed to displacement...
how many orders of mammals are there?
an organism whose internal temperature varies considerably. It is the opposite of a homeotherm; reptiles, amphibians...2
reproductive strategy in with most of the energy in invested in offspring befor birth; numerous expendable offspring...
reproductive strategy; energy is invested in abundance after birth; less offspring...
young born underdeveloped; need care from parents; primates are; learning required; k-strategic amimals...
early developers; horse; r-strategic; instintual...
why was is good to be a mammal after the horizon event on the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary?...2
because the climate cooled
mammals are homoethermic
smaller was better with limited environmental calories
2nd class of mammals...3
last class of mammals...4
live born young
built in/wireing cues/perfect
according to G.K., what happened to the great herds?
...according to archeology?...
their birthing cycles got out of sink with the seasons
common tree shrew/proto-primate...3
2 brained animal
primates lost how many total incisors?
changes that preceed the arborial radiation...8
new reproductive strategy
better tactile sense
new locomotor patterns
new dental structure
community programming; choice making process; propensity for error...
1. (of an organism, e.g., a barnacle) Fixed in one place; immobile.
a flexible, rod-shaped body found in embryos of all chordates. It is composed of cells derived from the mesoderm and defines the primitive ...
the last animal in a linage before a split...
learning behavior design
yam stealing baboons where?...
self-sacrifice for survival of the group...
highly inbred populations