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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANTH 362. Evolution of the Human Brain

A review of the evolution of the brain, focusing on the human species. The fossil evidence and current controversies and theories about human brain evolution will be covered, including the possible role of language, tool use, sociality, and dietary shifts. Sex differences in brain and behavior, the evolution of consciousness, human ethics and morals will also be discussed. ANTH 196   is the prerequisite or permission of instructor.