Final Question pool: Comprehensive

Describe the two different notions of the EEA (environment of evolutionary adaptedness).
How might have the elements of Rugby specifically contributed to the survival of the Andes crash survivors?
Compare and contrast the existentialist and the traditional African views of personhood.
What are the commonalities and differences between human ritualized behaviors and those of other species?
Why is dinner time such an important time for children? (note: discuss in terms of family rituals and routines).
What is meant by the “protective” role of frr (family rituals and routines)?

Final questions: New

What are the brain mechanisms through which meditation appears to reduce pain?(note: relevant to Zeiden et al study)

Describe the two kinds of mediation discussed in the paper (Kabat-Zinn paper): concentration and mindfulness. What are the distinctive features of each?
How might the pain experience be “reframed” in a positive way and what role does religion potentially play in that process? What brain area(s) seem(s) to be involved in this reframing process? 
What is flow? When is it most likely to be experienced? What are the characteristics of the flow state? Relate these characteristics to some of the experiences described by Parrado and Canessa on their trek.

Right now I'm thinking that I'll pick out 3 from each category for the final, with each being worth 15 pts (90pts total).