300 word answer

  • What are the unique characteristics of the genus Homo ?
  • What are the benefits and costs of being able to walk?
  • What are the benefits of opposable thumbs?
  • What are the benefits and costs of a larger brain?
  • What are the benefits of complex speech?
  • How has each of these unique characteristics contributed to the survival of Homo sapiens ?
  • What would be some disadvantages to our species if we had not developed these characteristics? 
  • What are some disadvantages to us for having these characteristics?
  • Why do Homo sapiens have wisdom teeth?
  • Why do Homo sapiens get goosebumps?
  • Why do Homo sapiens have large whites of the eyes? What is the advantage?