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Month: October 2019

Vocab List For Evolution

Vocab List For Evolution

These are some of the terms I discovered and felt I needed to know when researching my topics regarding evolution. Fitness- iologists use the word fitness to describe how good a particular¬†genotype¬†is at leaving offspring in the next generation relative to how good other genotypes are at it. Natural selection- the process whereby organisms better adapted to their environment tend to survive and produce more offspring. The theory of its action was first fully expounded by Charles Darwin and is…

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Fitness, Evolution, and Human Behavior

Fitness, Evolution, and Human Behavior

After reading some of the questions we were provided about evolution and the topics we could dive into I chose fitness. The reason I chose fitness is because I am very into fitness and staying fit myself. When I think I fitness I think of lifting weights, sports, and going for a run but from a biologist standpoint it means a totally different thing. Biologists use fitness to describe how good a certain genotype or species is leaving offspring into…

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