Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Earth is Third Rock from the Sun
Forms 4.5 billion years ago
Hostile ever-changing environment
Cyanobacteria (3 billion years ago)
Mutant cyanobacteria and the by-product of photosynthesis
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Anthropology - The study of humankind. (Psychology, sociology, economics, politics, religion,
Epidemic an outbreak of disease in a specific region
Ethnography to graph or record
Stratify to arra
Anthropology study of human kind
Anthropology is the most scientific of the humanities & the most humanistic of the sciences.
(Eric Wolf, 1994)
Origins of Language & Writing
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Language: a system of symbolic communication.
Signal: Instinctive sounds and gestures.
Do non-human apes use signals? Yes.
Gestural language similar to non-human ape