Essays Tagged: "Homo Sapiens"

How Man evolved

evolve and change into the way we are today?Human Evolution, the natural development of the species Homo Sapiens, or humanbeings. The initial man, called the Hominid was short, not intelligent, and ve ... nid was short, not intelligent, and very ape like.The next man lived in the stone age; his name was Homo Habilis. After Homo Habilis,Homo Erectus evolved. He was smarter, more efficient, and walked up ...

(5 pages) 150 0 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

A History of Human Ancestors. What theories make up what we know about our earliest ancestors? What are the characteristics of our different homo ancestors?

Stringer and Brauer propose in their "Out of Africa" hypothesis that Homo ergaster, H. heidelbergensis, and H. sapiens emerged from Africa. According to their model, H. ... erectus in Asia; whereas H. heidelbergensis spread more of its species to Europe and possibly Asia. Homo sapiens were thought to have emerged right out of Africa, and then spread worldwide.The recent ... ce, Europe and Africa, specifically at Petralona. It lacked a chin and had larger teeth than modern Homo, and is similar (and confused with) H. rhodesiensis.H. neanderthalensis lived between 130 and 3 ...

(7 pages) 117 0 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The nature of sexual attraction. What makes a human attractive/unattractive.

toward others of their own kind. Intentionally, those feelings are actually a part of nature that homo sapiens share with all other members of Kingdom Animalia who reproduce sexually. While many wi ... ty," ( However, the most difficult theory that scientists are trying to prove is idea of homosexuality "mental illness". Many scientists believe that inflammation of the hypothalamus may r ...

(4 pages) 139 4 4.9 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

"Culture, Not Race" by Mark Nathan Cohen, Chronicle of Higher Education, April 17, 1998, pp.B4-B5.

cies. At one time, scientists held that there were as few as three such subdivisions in the species Homo sapiens: Caucasoid, Negroid, and Mongoloid. Mark Anthony Cohen points out that this is an antiq ...

(2 pages) 80 0 2.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Analysis of human intentionality as explained by Michael Tomasello.

volutionary change Tomasello seeks occurred in the last 200,000 to 40,000 years, based on dating of Homo sapiens. This time is considered to be very short when compared to millions of years of evoluti ...

(4 pages) 37 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Evolution is a theory that is widely accepted throughout science.

f research and visual arts. Human evolution, meaning the biological and cultural development of the Homo sapiens, therefore, has emerged. Throughout time, evolution mechanisms have been developed to a ...

(2 pages) 58 2 2.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This is about a disorder called Spina Bifida and it is a long report

- MammalsSubclass - TheriaOrder - Primates - PrimatesFamily - Hominidae - Man-like primatesGenus - Homo - HominoidsSpecies - Homo sapiens - Human, ManCommon Name - Human, ManScientific Name - Homo sa ...

(5 pages) 62 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

African Tribes

RICANSSouth Africa has provided a home for human settlement since very early times. The presence of homo sapiens goes back perhaps 125 000 years. These first South Africans" were followed much later b ...

(18 pages) 199 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Skulls Provide Evidence of Common African Ancestors

nt parts of Africa, Asia and Europe at around the same time from early neighboring populations. The Homo Erectus species, which had migrated out of Africa much earlier, were believed to have evolved i ... d.So the discoverers decided the specimens belonged in the same genus and species as modern humans, Homo Sapiens. But there were just enough differences that the fossils were most likely a subspecies, ...

(3 pages) 41 0 2.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Human Genome Diversity Project- Opinion

also clarify the major human migrations and it may also settle the continuing debate about whether Homo sapiens evolved to modern humans in Africa or over the world and also many other unanswered que ...

(1 pages) 36 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Rotten Relationships.

side is the only aim of every person. As he's developing only his body, the mental abilities of the homo sapiens start to decay and in a certain period they just disappear. What a better option for pr ... seems that ideals of Humanism are burried in the past. But it's not so late for the Homo sapiens to repair their broken minds, is it?

(1 pages) 40 2 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The universal evolution

ain the phenomenon of on-going evolution, the processof natural selection, and the emergence of the Homo sapiens.FINDINGS: The evolution of the universe was an immensely long, continuing, butpunctuate ...

(1 pages) 43 0 3.4 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Homo luden: Oakeshott's champion- "Work and Play" by Michael Oakeshott.

ichael Oakeshott, describes the many characteristics of the human being. His main point is that the Homo ludens, is the civilized one compared to Homo sapiens. Oakeshott goes on to support his opinion ... ilized one compared to Homo sapiens. Oakeshott goes on to support his opinion by describing how the Homo sapiens are creatures of wants that have corrupted the idea of "play". I'm going to examine Mic ...

(6 pages) 25 0 1.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Was the Neolithic Revolution inevitable?

g this revolution was the domestication of plants and animals. Without this vital factor of life if homo-sapiens still existed, they would be uncivilized because they would still be nomadic, as they w ...

(1 pages) 37 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

History of mankind.

Being resourceful, productive, and useful was a primary aspect of the Paleolithic homo-sapiens, (or thinking humans). Being one of the most intelligent and inventive species, homo-sa ... more contemporary style of the tools that were originally produced by the Paleolithic. More or less homo-sapiens were the core reason as to why humans presently, have such unique tools.The "Blade Tech ... re called the Bola, Sling, Spear thrower, and the Bow and Arrow. These tools were very essential to homo-sapiens because they not only took the time finding the right material possessions for these ki ...

(4 pages) 34 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Debate on Single Origin Vs. Multi-regional Origin Theories

egional hypothesis which showed a model for the modern human origin through matched transition from Homo erectus to modern Homo sapiens with links among these populations through gene studies. Because ... riation between the contemporary human races is attributable to genetic inheritance from either the Homo sapiens subspecies, or even other hominid species, that were dispersed geographically throughou ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Teen: What Is It?

ther creature on earth. These strange and mysterious things are classified under the species of the homo sapiens. They range from the ages of thirteen to eighteen. It seems that through the years the ...

(2 pages) 500 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Truth Is That To Which Society Conforms

rmity." The universe is governed by laws- known "facts" that stabilize a naturally chaotic species- Homo sapiens. These facts which have been asserted to be "truths" are formulated for man, by man. Ch ...

(6 pages) 24 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Aldo Leopold's Land Ethic

the United States has grown by 216% since Leopold first wrote about the treacherous things that we Homo sapiens were doing to the land. It is a fact to say that our handling and use of the land has d ...

(4 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Psychology Of Hate

ues. What can be considered a flaw also be considered a virtue. Emotions are the major component of Homo sapiens. Emotions are divided into two parts, which are the nature of emotions and how emotions ... I was mentally blown away and confused. I took a health class in high school when I was a sophomore with a teacher by the name of Mr. Kruz. In this class, we discussed how groups of people are ...

(2 pages) 557 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers