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Four subfields of anthropology?

Cultural
Archeology
Linguistic
Physical

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Cultural anthropology method?

Studying/observe living cultures and present observations in an ethnography

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Archeology method?

Study past societies material remains, tools, food remains, places where they lived

Reconstruct, describe and interpret past human behaviors and cultural patterns through material remains

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Linguistic method?

Study how language is structured, evolution of language and the social and cultural contexts for language

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Physical anthropology method?

Study human biological evolution and human bio cultural evolution

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Subfields of physical anthropology?

Paleo anthropology
Molecular
Osteology
Paleopathology
Forensic
Primatology
Genetics

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Scientific method

An approach to research whereby a problem is identified, a hypothesis is stated, and that hypothesis is tested by collecting and analyzing data

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Why is the scientific method valued?

It always keeps hypotheses available for testing and rejection

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Hypothesis

A provisional explanation of a phenomenon

Require verification or falsification through testing

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Theory

A broad statement that has been tested and retested and is the best current explanation for observed phenomena

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What does the term bio cultural evolution refer to?

The interaction between biology and culture in human evolution

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Species

A group of organisms that can interbreed and produce fertile offspring

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What is not true about paleo anthropology?

It included the fossils of ancient reptiles and amphibians

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Primatology

Study of living non human primates

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Bio archaeology

Focuses on the study of skeletal remains from archaeological sites

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Paleopathology

The subdiscipline of osteology that is concerned with disease and trauma in earlier populations

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Human evolution is?

Subject to the long term interactions of biology and culture