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Prerequisite(s): A course in evolutionary biology such as EEEB W1010 Human Species, W1011, Behavioral Biology of Living Primates or EEEB W2001 Environmental Biology 1 is highly recommended. Or instructor approval.

This course addresses the role of evolution in contemporary human social behavior including such topics as kind selection, sexual selection, parenting, altruism, and conflict. Populations explored will include both industrialized and traditional societies with an emphasis on the interaction between evolutionarily influenced behavior and the local ecological context.

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