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  1. Representations are a critical way to communicate scientific knowledge. Systematists biologists are acknowledged as expert tree thinkers who can both read and build phylogenetic trees (e.g., cladograms) accura...

    Authors: Kristy Lynn Halverson

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2011 4:307

    Content type: Original Scientific Article

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  2. The learning of evolutionary theory typically takes place in the classroom or laboratory. Students of these traditional approaches often leave with the notion that applications of evolutionary theory have litt...

    Authors: Steven M. Platek, Glenn Geher, Leslie Heywood, Hamilton Stapell, J. Ryan Porter and Tia Y. Walters

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2011 4:309

    Content type: Original Scientific Article

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  3. Education is broadly defined as the set of processes by which each generation of human beings acquires the culture in which they grow up. By this definition, education is part and parcel of our biological make...

    Authors: Peter Gray

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2011 4:306

    Content type: Original Scientific Article

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  4. The theory of natural selection has been vital in unifying the biological sciences and their research with a single testable metatheory. Despite a plethora of research supporting natural selection, teaching th...

    Authors: Ashley C. King and Tomas Cabeza de Baca

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2011 4:310

    Content type: Original Scientific Article

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  5. Humans use metaphors to explore their relationship with nature. Our ability to make and understand metaphors appears to be an automatic cognitive process, one that likely evolved along with our ability to crea...

    Authors: Kathleen Robin Hart and John H. Long Jr

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2011 4:301

    Content type: Original Scientific Article

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  6. Mass media has always been a prominent source of science information for the general public, and more so than academic journals. The diversification of media with specialized online outlets and the participato...

    Authors: Maryanne L. Fisher, Daniel J. Kruger and Justin R. Garcia

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2011 4:302

    Content type: Original Scientific Article

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  7. By simulating evolution through performance, students become physically, as well as mentally, engaged in thinking about evolutionary concepts. This instructional strategy redirects tension around the subject t...

    Authors: Rebecca M. Price

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 4:300

    Content type: Curriculum and Education Article

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  8. The present survey was designed to assess predominant regional belief systems and the roles these beliefs play in science understanding and attitudes, and curricular effectiveness in colleges and universities....

    Authors: Patricia H. Hawley, Stephen D. Short, Luke A. McCune, Mark R. Osman and Todd D. Little

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 4:294

    Content type: Education Article

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  9. For many years, the creationist movement in Poland was so marginal that the term “creationism” and its foundations were largely unknown within society. Nevertheless, at the end of the 1980s and beginning of th...

    Authors: Bartosz Borczyk

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:292

    Content type: Education Article

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  10. The question “If humans evolved from monkeys, why are there still monkeys?” reveals a widespread and persistent misconception about the process and pattern of evolution. The concept of “cousins” is central to ...

    Authors: William Eric Meikle and Eugenie C. Scott

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:293

    Content type: OVERCOMING OBSTACLES TO UNDERSTANDING EVOLUTION

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  11. The University of Arizona’s Tree of Life Web Project organizes information about the biological taxa on the model of the tree of life itself. This creates intuitive and informative pathways for browsing. The P...

    Authors: Adam M. Goldstein

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:288

    Content type: Evolution And Education Resources

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  12. High school biology is typically taught with an emphasis on human biology. The human body is broken down into distinct systems without regard to the origins of its parts. As a result, students are left with th...

    Authors: Marcus Kumala

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:276

    Content type: Curriculum Article

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  13. Authors: Niles Eldredge and Greg Eldredge

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:291

    Content type: Editorial

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  14. Giambattista Brocchi’s (1814) monograph (see Dominici, Evo Edu Outreach, this issue, 2010) on the Tertiary fossils of the Subappenines in Italy—and their relation to the living molluscan fauna—contains a theoreti...

    Authors: Stefano Dominici and Niles Eldredge

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:280

    Content type: Original Scientific Article

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  15. While numerous studies address college students’ (typically biology majors) perceptions of evolution, research on how students from a range of majors view intelligent design (ID) has not been conducted. In thi...

    Authors: Craig Tollini and Jess White

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:271

    Content type: Curriculum and Education Article

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  16. It has been over 50 years since Willi Hennig proposed a new method for determining genealogical relationships among species, which he called phylogenetic systematics. Many people, however, still approach the m...

    Authors: Deborah A. McLennan

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:273

    Content type: Original Scientific Article

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  17. The Tree of Life is the result of the interplay of changes in information and speciation. Almost 100 years after publication of Darwin’s Origin, the inception of Phylogenetic Systematics has resulted in a revolut...

    Authors: Edward O. Wiley

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:279

    Content type: Original Scientific Article

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  18. The Italian geologist Giambattista Brocchi (1771–1826) is presented as a key figure in the historical period preceding young Charles Darwin’s first work on transmutational theory while on the Beagle. The brief...

    Authors: Stefano Dominici

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:270

    Content type: ORIGINAL SCIENTIFIC ARTICLE

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  19. The future of the world’s biodiversity involves preservation of individual species and, more importantly, preservation of the natural process by which the biosphere is populated. Inherited history allows speci...

    Authors: Daniel R. Brooks and Deborah A. McLennan

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:269

    Content type: ORIGINAL SCIENTIFIC ARTICLE

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  20. Dramatic headlines touting new fossil discoveries often proclaim that our view of human evolution has been revolutionized. While this is occasionally the case, it is more often true that new fossils enrich our...

    Authors: W. Eric Meikle and Andrew J. Petto

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:267

    Content type: OVERCOMING OBSTACLES TO EVOLUTION EDUCATION

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  21. Authors: Niles Eldredge and Gregory Eldredge

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:266

    Content type: EDITORIAL

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  22. Evolution is the unifying principle of all biology, and understanding how evolutionary relationships are represented is critical for a complete understanding of evolution. Phylogenetic trees are the most conve...

    Authors: Richard P. Meisel

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:254

    Content type: Curriculum Article

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  23. At the heart of debates among creationists and evolutionists are questions about scientific integrity and rigor. Creationists often justify their rejection of biological evolution by claiming that the methodol...

    Authors: Finn R. Pond and Jean L. Pond

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:242

    Content type: Education Article

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  24. Human beings are distinguished most strikingly by their unique “symbolic” way of processing information about the world. Although based on a long evolutionary history, the modern human cognitive style is not p...

    Authors: Ian Tattersall

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:241

    Content type: ORIGINAL SCIENTIFIC ARTICLE

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  25. Half of US respondents to the 2006 General Social Surveys did not believe in the “Big Bang” origin of the universe; they were closely correlated with those who did not believe in human evolution. Religious fun...

    Authors: Allan Mazur

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:239

    Content type: EDUCATION ARTICLE

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  26. Biological evolution and abiogenesis are distinct branches of science, although they are closely related in the context of a holistic evolutionary conceptual framework. The relationship between evolution and a...

    Authors: Barend Vlaardingerbroek

    Citation: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2010 3:209

    Content type: Curriculum Article

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