ANT 222 - Modern Human Variation

A survey of the extraordinary range of human biological variability seen today. Emphasizes the functional and adaptive nature of human biological variation, as well as the influence of behavior and environment on biology. Issues examined include the “race” concept, genetic disorders, the influence of the environment on human appearance (e.g. high altitude adaptations), sex differences, and intelligence.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2015