Crime Scenes and Context.
Information from skeletal remains
o Are the remains human?
o Are they single or multiple remains?
o When did death occur?
o What was the age of the decedent?
o What was the sex of the decedent?
o What was the ancestry of the dec
Exam 2 Guide & Review
Below are the topics that you can expect to find on the exam.
You will not need to know specific examples unless they are noted here they are usually only aids for a concept
Learning & memory, plus types of memory
Critical thinking is key!
o Do not be a passive receptor of information
o Ask questions:
What is the source of the information?
Is the source an expert?
Does the source have a reason to be bias?
What type of evidence is given to the a
too concerned with local issues
Cultural practice that exists just for them.
CMA depersonalizes individuals, and neglects the subjective context of
illness, suffering, and healing
Ultimately led to the development of critical interpretive medical anthropo
BC- before Christ
o Example: 3200 BC; letters follow the date.
o Same as BCE (before common era)
AD- Anno Domini, in the year of the lord
o Letters before the date AD 1066
o Same as CE (Common Era)
BP- Before Present
o AD 1950 selected as the ze
Effects of decomposition on skin
o Fresh stage
o Decomposed stage
o Skin color exhibits clinal variation along smooth gradients between extremes
o There are no clusters or clumps of black, white, yellow, or red skin colors
Difficulties with Ances
Adult bone continuously adapts to prevailing stresses by
appropriate deposition and resorption (remodeling)
form follows function
Exam 3 Concepts
Chapters 9, 10, 13, & 15
This is not an exhaustive list, meaning there could be other concepts on the test that arent
mentioned on this list, so study, study, study!
BIO 1330 FINAL EXAM REVIEW SHEET
(final quiz questions and answers at bottom of doc.)
What are the two main types of cells?
a. Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic
Describe prokaryotic versus eukaryotic cells with regard to: how DNA is stored, presence
Biological Anthropology Module 9 notes
A notable development in human anatomy in the late
Pleistocene epoch was changing the shape of the cranium
Canine fossa: the indentation on the maxilla above the
Retromolar gap: space behind the last m
ANTH 2414 Biological Anthropology
Exam 2 Study Guide
PART 1: TRACS Resources
Know the major characteristics that distinguish the following primate groups from material
posted on TRACS:
Strepsirrhines vs Haplorhines
Strepsirrhines aka: prosimians (lemurs
ANTH 2414 Biological Anthropology Exam 3 Study Guide
Week 1: Intro to Paleoanthropology (3/20)
What are the important concepts (taphonomy, fossilization, continental drift) in paleoanthropology?
Taphonomy - what happens to the fossil between the
Biological Anthropology Module 6 notes
The early Miocene Epoch witnessed developments in the
brachiator anatomy of primates. Brachiator anatomy refers
to the arms and shoulders (360-degree ball and socket
Which of the following living hominoi
Biological Anthropology Module 11 notes
In theory, higher birth rates increase genetic diversity.
When humans modify an environment, pathogens often
benefit from the high density of human hosts and other
species that live in the environment face new cha
Biological Anthropology Module 8 notes
Paranthropus lived in different kinds of habitats, which
anthropologists refer to as mosaic habitats (mixed
Fossil finds have led scientists to theorize that A. garhi may
have done which of the followin
Biological Anthropology Module 7 notes
Which of the following aspects of Orrorin tugenesis point to
its being a hominin? The Orrorin teeth have thick molar
enamel. The size of the femur heads point to Orrorin being
Biological Anthropology Module 10 notes
Melanocytes are cells that produce pigment and distribute it
across the epidermis.
It is believed that the O allele is the oldest allele for blood
type because the A and B alleles have the O chemical
Marchi Ch 1 (Ancient and Modern Festival)
Reading Review Questions
1. Describe the key practices for celebrating Day of the Dead throughout Latin America.
People visit cemeteries to decorate and clean the gravesites. Furthermore, they also adorn their hom
I believe that things have changed as far as the suppression of culture and
segregation. However, I believe there still exists discrimination and judgment
between Mexicans and Anglos in society today. Most importantly I believe that the
states legacy to A
Broyles-Gonzalez Indianizing Catholicism Reading Review Questions
1. What does Broyles-Gonzalez mean by Indianizing Catholicism? Why did this happen?
The author means a different type of Catholicism practiced by indigenous people. The
Indianizing of Catho
ARCH of SW TEST 2
Hohokam Part 1- General History
Found in SW Arizona-core situated in Phoenix basin
Typesite is Snaketown, AZ
73,000 sq kilometers (28,000 sq miles)
Fruit bearing cact
Sheep, deer, rabbits
A lot of cultural diversity
Archaeology of the Southwest Exam 1 notes
Three categories of material culture
Artifacts: portable, human created or modified objects
Ecofacts: organinc materials significant to lives of past people. (pollen, seeds, bacteria)
Disease Test 1
Disease: any deviation from or interruption of the normal structure or function of any body part, organ,
or system that is manifested by a characteristic set of symptoms and signs, and whose etiology,
ANTH 2415 TEST 1
History of archaeology, archaeologists
BP= Before Present. Think in terms years ago
AD: Anno Domini, In the year of the Lord. Ex. AD 2017 (Same as CE aka Common Era)
BC: Before Christ (Same as BCE aka Before Common Era)
Study Guide Final Exam ANTH 2414.01- Introduction to Biological
Readings chapters:6, 7, 8 (217-255), 9.
Movies Becoming Human (Link on Tracs)
Culture- patterns of behavior human societies exhibit in their families, relationsh
Biological Anthropology Test 1
Terms to know
Anthropology: Greek root Anthropos (human), and logia (study). Study of humans
Zooarchaeology- is the study of faunal remains. Faunal remains are the items
left behind when an anima
Intro to Archaeology ANTH 2415
Review Sheet Exam 2
Exam 2 on April 4Th will be similar to Exam 1 with 50 multiple choice
questions. You should be able to define and describe the following terms,
names and concepts, and know how they are impo
ANTH 2414 EXAM II STUDY GUIDE
Modern synthesis and the mechanisms of evolution
Evolution is a two-stage process
1. The production and redistribution of variation
2. Natural selection acting on this variation
Evolution current definition: A change in allel
Compare the Plague and Smallpox
Type of pathogen and
Level of social
Impact of modernity
Yersinia Pestis bacteria
Pandemic & epidemic
Endemic in U.S. ground
Terror and social disruption