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reconstructs, describe, and interpret human behavior and culture through material remains
Biological/ Physical Anthropology
fossil records, human genetics, human growth and development, plasticity, evolution and social behavior
study of how people use language to relate to each other and how they develop and transmit culture
an idea that to know other culture requires full understanding of its members beliefs and motivation
a regional perspective by gathering information on settlement patterns refers to the distribution of sites within a particular area
long periods of stability during which species change little, may be interrupted by evolutionary leaps
monkeys, apes, humans , A member of a primate group made up of the apes (gibbon, orangutan, gorilla, chimpanzee, and bonobo), monkeys, and humans.
a member of the taxonomic family that includes humans and the african apes and their imidate ancestors
humans are a single, highly variable species inhabiting the entire globe, the biological concept of race cannot be applied to human diversity, the vast majority of human variation exists within populations rather than among populations
the branch of anthropology that provides scientific description of individual human societies
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