Flashcards in Intro To Anthropology Deck (22)
The study of human culture and evolution
The study of early hominins/ anatomical and behavioral human evolution as revealed in fossil record.
Measurements of quantity with properties as size, number, and capacity
A statement of scientific relationships or underlying principles that have been verified through the testing of hypotheses.
The precise repulsion of an experiment or expansion of observed data to provide verification
Using all four limbs support the body during locomotion. (Basic mammalian)
Viewing other cultures from the inherently biased perspective of ones own culture
Relying on experiment or observation
A provisional explanation of a phenomenon
A body of knowledge gained through observation and experimentation
The study of biology and behavior of nonhuman primates.
The study of skeletal remains.
The study of skeletal remains from archaeological sites
(A branch of osteology) that studies the evidence of disease and injuries in human skeletal remains from archaeological sites.
An applied anthropological approach dealing with legal matters when identifying and analyzing human remains
DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)
The double stranded molecule that contains the genetic code
The study of fossil primates (especially those before hominins)
Measurement of human body parts
Objects/Materials made or modified for use by hominins
Practical application of anthropological and archaeological theories and techniques
Detailed studies of human societies