ANTH 153 Evolutionary Medicine Summer 2011
An introduction to the application of evolutionary theory to human health and disease. Evolutionary medicine is a rapidly growing interdisciplinary specialization utilizing insights from evolutionary theory and human evolutionary ecology to inform our understandings of human health, development and disease; and also to critique existing biomedical theory about the human condition. Topics include reproduction, child birth, lactation, growth and development, infectious diseases, parasites, diet and nutrition, mental and behavioral disorders, and substance use and addiction. Prerequisites: ANTH 001, BIO 1, BIO 2, or PSYC 001 are recommended but not required. 3 units.
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