University of Guelph

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar


Course Description

75-475 Human Variability F(3-0)

Exploration of the biological diversity of modern humans. Human relationships to climatic, nutritional, disease and demographic variables are discussed. Using an ecological approach, emphasis is placed on the interactions among culture, biology, movement and behaviour. The central theoretical issue is that of natural selection in humans: has it operated in the past, does it operate today?

Prerequisites: 75-208.

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar
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