Anthropology Quiz 1

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Citing of the book

Anthropology The Human Challenge Thirteenth Edition HAVILAND Prins Walrath Mcbride belmont ca Wadsworth/Cengage 2010

Physical Anthropology

Also known as biological anthropology. The systematic study of humans as biological organisms

cultural anthropology

The study of human society and culture, the subfield that describes, analyzes, interprets, and explains social and cultural similarities and differences

archaeology

the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures

linguistics

the humanistic study of language and literature

4 groups in maine

penobscot passamaquoddy maliseet micmac-mi'kmaq

what does mi'kmaq mean?

my ally "kin"

Maliseet

micmac meaning slow or bad talkers

wolastuq

beautiful river st. john

wolastuqiyik

beautiful people of the river

wabanaki

people of dawnland northeastern north america speak algonquin dialects

other algonquin speakers

innu cree ojibway patoawotamie pequot narragansett mahican blackfeet arapaho

What were food foragers

they were small groups, highly mobile, egalitarian, peaceful, elders transmit knowledge in stories, few material possessions, value relationships over wealth, animist-animals are spirits

Is evolution progress toward better and better organisms?

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How is the QWERTY keayboard used as an analogy for an evolutionary process?

It was used to stop jams and to make it more difficult for people to type so quickly.

what is bipedalism?

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why are humans the only bipedal animals?

ardipithecus ramidus- ardi 4.4 MYR
Ausrtalopithecines-genus of bipedal hominids that lived in africa from 4.2-1.4 MYR

what advantages and disadvantages come with bipedal locomotions?

6myr

6 great apes?

Gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos, gibbons, siamangs, orangutans.

which are old world which are new world?

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lemurs lorises pottos tarsiers tree shrews

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What is sexual dimorphism?

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binocular/stereoscopic vision?

overlapping fields of vision, with both sides of the brain receiving images from both eyes, thereby providing depth perception

opposable thumb

thumb that enables grasping objects and using tools

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