Notes Cultural Anthropology Primate Adaptations
What are the Primates Adaptations?
Body Size- body size vary among primates,
some argues that body size adaptation is contributed to the time of day a
species is active,
where it is active,
The kinds of food
Notes Cultural Anthropology Introduction
What is Anthropology?
Anthropology is a study that examines human variation (differences) across the globe.
Anthropology also study human evolution (how humans were created).
Anthropology uses a holistic approach t
Notes Cultural Anthropology Evolution Theory
Marcobois was a philosopher who coined the term the Great Chain of Being and
arranged society in hierarchical position.
He believed that we all were interconn
Notes Cultural Anthropology Primate
What are primates?
Primates are mammals, they are warm blooded, all mammals give birth to fetus that
grows inside their mothers womb, and these babies could be feed by the mothers milk.
Most mammals behavior is learned.
Notes Cultural Anthropology what is Culture
The word culture has many different meanings.
For some it refers to an appreciation of good literature, music, art, and food.
For a biologist, it is likely to be a colony of bacteria or other microorganisms
Notes Cultural Anthropology Methods in Anthropology
What is an explanation?
Is an answer to a question?
What is a theory?
with absolute certainty.
What are the different types of research in A
Notes Cultural Anthropology Layers of Culture
The second layer of culture that may be part of your identity is a subculture
In complex, diverse societies in which people have come from many different parts
of the world, they often retain much of their ori
Notes Cultural Anthropology Arboreal Theory
What is the Arboreal Theory?
The arboreal theory- which argues that primates evolve from insectivores that
took to the trees in order to find food.
The emergence of the anthropoids
The anthropoids emerge during
Notes Cultural Anthropology Recessive and Dominant Genes
What are recessive and dominant genes?
Recessive genes are genes that we inherit from our parents but they are the
weaker genes and they usually do not appear
Dominant genes are genes that we also i
Notes Cultural Anthropology Later Anthropology
Frank Boas was anti-evolution and race theory.
He believed that in order to understand humans we must collect as much
anthropological data as possible and then cultural variation would emer