Universität Wien FIND

300327 VO Introduction into Human Ethology (2019W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Language: German

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04.11.2019 Mo 18:30 - 20:00 300327 1 Einführung in die Humanethologie Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
05.11.2019 Di 18:45 - 20:15 300327 1 Einführung in die Humanethologie Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
06.11.2019 Mi 18:30 - 20:00 300327 1 Einführung in die Humanethologie Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
07.11.2019 Do 18:30 - 20:00 300327 1 Einführung in die Humanethologie Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
08.11.2019 Fr 18:30 - 20:00 300327 1 Einführung in die Humanethologie Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
11.11.2019 Mo 18:30 - 20:00 300327 1 Einführung in die Humanethologie Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
12.11.2019 Di 18:30 - 20:00 300327 1 Einführung in die Humanethologie Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
13.11.2019 Mi 18:30 - 20:00 300327 1 Einführung in die Humanethologie Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
14.11.2019 Do 18:30 - 20:00 300327 1 Einführung in die Humanethologie Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
15.11.2019 Fr 18:30 - 20:00 300327 1 Einführung in die Humanethologie Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG

Monday 04.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 05.11. 18:45 - 20:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Wednesday 06.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Thursday 07.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Friday 08.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Monday 11.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 12.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Wednesday 13.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Thursday 14.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Friday 15.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG

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Aims, contents and method of the course

This lecture will provide students with the basis for a clear understanding of the principles of evolutionary theory and its effects on behaviour. Most errors in the discussion about evolutionary biology (and above all its implications for human behaviour) occur out of misintertpreted theoretical key-concepts. This course consists of two parts: first we will cover the theoretical key principles of evolutionary theory, and in the second part we will present an overview of the evolution of primates and humans, quasi as a framework for the interpreation of the lectures.
1) primate taxonomy and evolutionary history
2) evolution and origins of modern humans
3) natural selection and fitness
4) kin selection and reciprocal altruism
5) sexual selection
6) theory of parent-child-conflicts and sex ratios
7) evolutionary stable strategies and game theory
8) life-history theory
9) Darwins dangerous idea
10) Darwins impact on non-biological topics

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Association in the course directory

BAN 2, BBO 8, BMG 10, BMB 10, BOE 11, BPB 11, BZO 11, UF BU 10

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