Intro to Anthropology Exam 1 Review

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Intro to Anthropology Exam 1 Review Anthropology •The scientific study of the human species and its immediate ancestors •Scientific study of human biological and cultural variation and change over time -Variation: differences between individuals or populations -Change over time: evolution 4 Subfields: Cultural- how each culture has interacted and evolved Linguistic- language Archaelogical- uncovering the past Biological- changes in biological structure Culture •Traditions and customs, transmitted through learning and guide beliefs and behaviors e.g marriage customs, gender roles, social relationships, art traditions, food customs, etc •Culture is not biological but depends on biological capacities Holistic approach •Studies the whole of the human condition (language, society, biology and culture) Comparative approach •What causes variations between groups of people? Is there a pattern to the variation? Biocultural approach
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ANTH 1113 taught by Professor Warren during the Spring '08 term at The University of Oklahoma.

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