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Anthro Book Notes…. 16:35 Vocabulary     Adaptation-   the process by which organisms cope with environmental stresses Anthropology-   the study of the human species and its immediate ancestors Applied anthropology-    the application of anthropological data, perspectives,  theory, and methods to identify, assess and solve contemporary social problems. Archaeological anthropology-   the branch of anthropology that reconstructs,  describes, and interprets human behavior and cultural patterns through material  remains. Best known for the study of prehistory Biocultural-   referring to the inclusion and combination (to solve a common  problem) of both biological and cultural approaches—one of anthropology’s  hallmarks Biological (or physical) anthropology-    the branch of anthropology that  studies human biological diversity in time and space—for instance, hominid  evolution, human genetics, human biological adaptation; also included 
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2009 for the course ANTH 1102 taught by Professor Gonzalez during the Spring '08 term at UGA.

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