6. Over time, humans have become increasingly dependent on which of the following to
cope with the range of environments they have occupied in time and space?
A. Cultural means of adaptation
B. Biological means of adaptation, mostly thanks to advanced medical research
C. A holistic and comparative approach to problem solving
D. Social institutions such as the state that coordinates collective action
E. Technological means of adaptation, such as the creation of virtual worlds that allow us
to escape from day-to-day reality
7. In general, Americans tend to maintain a greater physical distance from others they
interact with on a day-to-day basis, especially when compared to Brazilians or Italians,
who need less personal space. However, the story of American students’ attitudes toward
hugging reminds us that
8. What are the four subfields of anthropology?
9. What is one of the most fundamental key assumptions that anthropologists share?