Essay Section Be able to write an essay on any two of the following five topics: (no citation needed) Don’t struggle with the length, focus on the content of the topic.
1.Discuss one pro and one con of medical testing on non-human primates, using information about the biological or behavioral similarities and differences between humans and other primates to support your answer.
2.Identify two biological and two behavioral traits that distinguish members of the Homo genus from earlier Australopithecines. Which hominin species do you consider the first to be truly human, and why?
3.Discuss one hypothesis proposed to explain Neanderthal extinction and the evidence used to support it. Then, identify and explain one strength and one weakness of the hypothesis.
4.Define the Biological Race concept and explain three (3) problems with applying this concept to humans.
5.Define epigenetics, identify one epigenetic factor, and explain how it can influence human biology.