Chapter1 ANTH

Chapter1 ANTH - CHAPTER 1 -holistic covers everything,...

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CHAPTER 1 -holistic covers everything, cross culture study of humans and their immediate ancestors ”there are normal ways of thinking and acting other than our own” Anth : -includes the whole of human behavior Biology, -society –language –culture environmental influences -strengths that other social sciences don’t have; multi-disciplining approaches, cross-cultural comparisons -we are animals, things effect us as well -attempts to explain evolution and behavior through time and space, including past, present and possible future humans most adaptive creatures  -humans’ non static: individuals and populations continue to change biologically and culturally -culture and technology change rapidly -biology change over time 1 st  molecular genetics changes in diet, exercise, chemical exposure, demote    some pass on to future generation Culture : learned traditions, beliefs, taboos, way of thinking and acting both individuals and groups of human possess
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