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Books by Michael H. Trivia About Causes and Conseq No trivia or quizzes yet. Campbell eds. ISBN Reviewed by HUW S. Humans are migrators par ex- parental genetic systems.
And if processes over the last few cellence. Not content with our African homeland, we colo- hundred years have left such a confusing genetic legacy, nized most of the earth. Recently, we have begun to extend then it is surely reasonable to suppose that we are missing beyond our own planet. Do the modern and ancient ends much of the complexity of the processes which occurred of the spectrum of human spatial movement feature un- tens of thousands of years ago. Now that ancient DNA and derlying similarities?
Can we bring an evolutionary per- whole genome sequencing are becoming both much more spective to recent episodes of population migration? The bulk of the book therefore one studying migration in the recent part of the Holocene.
There may be nothing particularly study of human migration. The book follows from a con- earthshatering here, but the chapter does a nice job at de- ference at the University of Kansas in In the follow- scribing major recent indings, such as the conirmation of ing, I will generally focus on particular threads and chap- the recent African origin of our species along with the evi- ters I found interesting, rather than outlining exactly what dence for subsequent admixture with other hominin spe- each chapter says.
They argue that human plasticity that it remains under-theorized. In gen- ior. In a focus on the former, rather than the later on which see, each case, the efect of the gene is relatively small, and the e.
This diference in perspective has key factor in variation is the interaction between the genes important implications, as whether one uses the spread of rather than primarily in terms of natural selection on novel organisms into an available niche or recent examples of hu- mutations. Humans, they discuss, are likewise lexible in man migration such as the European colonization of the their behavior. Niche construction and behavioral lexibil- Americas as a benchmark for understanding migration ity together bufer the environmental variability associated leads to very diferent outlooks and expectations.
For example, they sources such as archaeology and linguistics.
It is a shame discuss DRD dopamine receptor genes, the frequency of that there is not a strong primatological contribution to this which had been found to co-vary with the distance a popu- book, as this would very much bring a pertinent evolution- lation had moved from its original location. The notion is ary perspective. Instead, the focus is on primarily single that this gene acts in the prefrontal context where it has the locus genetic systems e.
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ISSN doi They review a number of other ex- disciplinary are pertinent. Factors such as risk taking and ambition which can on Europe, three on Asia, and four on the Americas, while reasonably be seen as important aspects of migration, have the remaining three cover Oceania and the Caribbean. In their basis in variations in genes in the brain, but the way this regard, the editors should be congratulated for produc- these are expressed as neuropsychological traits, of course, ing a balanced volume.
Some of these chapters may not be relects the complex social lives of hominins. While ies express rather conventional approaches to genetics many chapters discuss push and pull factors, I found their such as comparing small samples of mitochondrial DNA , lack of quantiication of these factors rather frustrating.businesspodden.se/envasados-al-vaco-textos-idea.php
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This is all very interesting reading to Scotish ancestry in Americans. There is much in the way for any paleoanthropologist. Aldender- importance of kin structure to human migration. The Tibetan and epigenetics also makes for fascinating reading. While Plateau is a good case study for migration and subsequent genotypes establish parameters and constraints, Mosher is adaptation, both biological and cultural. Living at such correct to emphasize that phenotypes are shaped by the in- high altitudes poses various problems, such as chronic teraction of genes and environmental factors, such as the mountain sickness and issues with pregnancy.
Tibet was sort of nutrients an organism consumes.
CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF HUMAN MIGRATION
While there has irst populated in the Late Pleistocene. Aldenderfer argues been much interest in the study of human evolution on the that the uniformity of modern Tibetan genetic adapta- consumption of meat, and more recently on seafood, Mosh- tions to high altitude relects the contribution of a small, er emphasizes our capacity as omnivores.
In this a classic example of migration, the colonization of the Pacif- case they focus on Africa, and the correlations between ar- ic. This forms another example of the need to consider the chaeological, linguistic, and genetic data. While their mo- context of genetic variation, with considerable migration tivation and essential thrust are eminently supportable, between some islands and depopulation of others over the I am somewhat dubious on some of the speciics of their last few hundred years making genetic analyses unreliable argument.
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