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how much of DNA code is the same between humans and chimps?
extensions of our brain....
form connections between sense regions in the human brain...
area of the brain associated with the face, tounge, hands, and speech...
before reaching the auditory cortex, sound sitimulates these cells...
frequecy specific choclear hair cells
"being hoofed" or "hoofed animal"
tarsier locomotor pattern
VCL (vertical clinging and leaping)
orangutan locomotor pattern...2
advantages of bipedalism...
frees hands to carry
why do orangutans have short thumbs?
to reduces breakage
resons to groom...6
two kinds of grooming
a colorful, agressive OWM...
self sharpening canines...
OMW who live at hot springs in cold place...
Gibbon locomotor pattern...
low sexual dimorphism; consistant habiat; limbs of equal length; never deforested
diverse habitat; high sexual dimorphism; more locomotor styles; deforestation...
permits free exchange of serum protiens and favors maternal iso-immunzation against mutant protiens
made for single of double births
usually have twins
marmosets and tamarins
primate reproduction trends...5
reduced birth numbers
better fetal nutrition
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)
three steps to reproduction...
proceptivity (distance closing; pheramonal lock)
reduce competition form males
do humans have drives despit being neocortical?
yes. (reproductive drive is strong)
the study of the relationship of body size to shape, anatomy, physiology and finally behaviour
small primates eat mostly....
carbohydrates (high energy food)
the act or process of affording nutriment or nourishment
which premolars have anthropiods lost?
fixed meaning; most animlas have them; chest thumping, smacking...
arbitrary; humans have...
prerequisite for anticipatory bahavior; future tense...
is there a genetic component to language?
...what is one proof...
children all start talking at 18-22 months