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Kappelman's lab manual allows users to investigate and explore important questions about heredity, evolution, and other core topics in the physical anthropology course. As you proceed through the exercises, you will focus on particular problems that help you gain a deeper understanding of the concepts you discuss in class, including natural selection, primate behavior, diet, and questions about human biology that are linked to environmental change.
Table of Contents
|Co-varying Frequencies of the Sickle-Cell Allele and Malaria: An Example of Heredity and Natural Selection|
|The Galapagos Finches: An Example of Natural Selection|
|Primate Characteristics and Classifications|
|Primate Locomotion: Limbs and Levers|
|Primate Limb Indices and Locomotion|
|Primate Diets and Feeding Behaviors|
|Primate Behavior: the Ethogram|
|Reconstructing the Locomotor Behavior of a Fossil Ape|
|Reconstructing the Dietary Behavior of Paranthropus boisei|
|Locomotion of Early Fossil Hominins|
|Body Mass and Sexual Dimorphism in Fossil Hominins|
|The Archaeological Record: Reconstructing Hunting Behavior|
|Discover a Fossil Human!|
|The Adaptive Significance of Skin Color|
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