BIO4100 – Human Behavioural Ecology
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
The course gives an introduction to human ecology in perspectives from our past. Features from human evolutionary past are presented through comparative studies, particularly by fossil and recent primates. The behavioural approach use modern theory to view different characteristics of humans. It is focused on the understanding of different types of adaptation.
The students will through lectures and discussions get an overview of human behavioural ecology and evolutionary background, a significant insight for interdiciplinary understanding and development in the science of human ecology.
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Recommended previous knowledge
Some biological insight recommended.
BIO272 (6 credits points)
Lectures and seminars.