Flashcards in Final Exam Deck (17)
Traits with modern homo sapiens and when did they appear?
-1300 cc brain
-no post-orbital constriction
-reduced brow ridge
-no occipital bun
What is Lake Mungo?
A part of the expansion to Australia. Found burials from 25 kya
What is the Bering Land Bridge?
A hypothesis about how we expanded into the "new world". Going from Siberia to Alaska. Shows the Glacial retreat and the path the Clovis Indians took. About 13,000 ya
Who are the Clovis?
Indians with traces related to the Bering Land Bridge from about 11,500 ya
In Pennsylvania. About 12,000 ya related to the expansion into the "New World"
What's Monte Verde?
In Chile. About 35,000 ya related to the continuous expansion into the "New World" from Alaska
Type of tool from neanderthals and modern humans. From the upper paleolithic period
Type of tool from the Upper Paleolithic period with more distance and design to it. It increased power and precision.
A type of Magdalenian tool that was a spear-thrower
All races descended from one original pair (adam and eve)
Changes and variation are due to the environment
Problems with that: Such a short amount of time for us to change
What's the significance of venus figurines?
A part of the personal and portable art of modern human sapiens. It could be representing a feminine god or simply a bored pregnant woman who wanted to carve herself.
Races descended from a number of pairs
Races considered to be separate species.
Problems with that: racist as fuck
Division of a species or subspecies usually based on physical and/or behavioral differences
-Way to classify phenotypic variation
Ecological Rule regarding pigmentation
-Closer to the equator = darker skin/color.
-Farther from the equator = lighter skin/color
Ecological Rule regarding body size
-Warm = linear, slender
-Cold = short, stockier
Ecological rule regarding extremities
-Warm = longer (tall)
-Cold = shorter