Biological Approach

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Evolutionary Influences
Human Mind and Behaviour changed over millions of years and are adapted to the demands of our individual environments
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Natural Selection
Survival of the fittest
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Darwins Theory
Genetically determined behaviour that enhances an individuals chance of survival and reproduction
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Example of Darwins theory
Genes passed on to the next generation - Altruistic behaviour where parents risk lives to save their offsprings. Inherrited, adaptive trait, as it saves individuals gene pool
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EEA
Environment of evolutionary adaptiveness, most rcent change was from forrest life to the developing savannahs Africa.
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What does EEA do?
Explains why human brains are relative to their body size. Example, people who are relatively good at socialising and forming good relationships are most likely to pass on genes and survive
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Survival of the fittest

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Natural Selection

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Genetically determined behaviour that enhances an individuals chance of survival and reproduction

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Genes passed on to the next generation - Altruistic behaviour where parents risk lives to save their offsprings. Inherrited, adaptive trait, as it saves individuals gene pool

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Environment of evolutionary adaptiveness, most rcent change was from forrest life to the developing savannahs Africa.

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