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  1. physical anthropology
    the traditional term for biological anthropology
  2. SPECIES
    a group of organisms that can produce fertile offsprings among themselves but NOT with other members of other groups
  3. CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOOGY
    The subfield of anthropology that focuses on human culture behavior and cultural systems and the variation in culture expressions among human group
  4. CULTURE
    ideas and behavior that are learned and transmitted. NON genetic means of adaptation.
  5. linguistic anthropology
    the subfield of anthropology that describes the characteristics of human language and studies the relationships between languages and the culture that speak them.
  6. archeology
    the subfield of anthropology that studies the human cultural past and reconstructs past cultural systems.
  7. artifacts
    any object that has consciously manufactured
  8. HOLISTIC
    ASSUMING AN INTERRELATIONSHIP AMONG THE PARTS OF A SUBJECT.
  9. BIOCULTURE
    FOCUSING ON THE INTERACTION OF BIOLOGY AND CULTURE
  10. CULTURE RELATIVITY
    STUDY ANOTHER CULTURE FROM ITS POINT OF VIEW WITHOUT IMPOSING OUR OWN CULTURAL VALUES
  11. SCIENCE
    THE METHOD OF INQUIRY THAT REQUIRES THE GENGERATION, TESTING AND ACCEPTANCE OF REJECTION OF HYPOTHESIS.
  12. ANTHROPOLOGY
    THE HOLISTIC, SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF HUMAN KIND
  13. SCIENTIFIC METHOD
    THE PROFCESS OF CONDUCTING SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY
  14. HYPOTHESIS
    A PROPOSED EXPLANATION FOR A NATURAL PHENOMENON
  15. INDUCTION
    THE PROCESS OF DEVELOPING A GENERAL EXPLANTION FROM SPECIFIC OBSERVATION
  16. DEDUCTION
    SUGGESTING SPECIFIC DATA THAT WOULD BE FOUND IF A HYPOSESIS WERE TRUE.
  17. THEORY
    A GENERAL IDEA THAT EXPLAINS A LARGE SET OF FACTUAL PATTERNS
  18. BELIEF SYSTEM
    IDEAS THAT ARE TAKEN ON FAITH AND CANNOT BE SCIENTIFICALLY TESTED
  19. INDIGENOUS
    NATIVE; REFERS TO A GROUP OF PEOPLE WITH A LONG HISTORY IN A PARTICULAR AREA
  20. ETHNOGRAPHY
    A DESCRIPTION OF A CULTURAL SYSTEM BASED ON FIELDWORK WITHIN THAT CULTURE
  21. PSEUDOSCIENCE
    SCIENTIFICALLY TESTABLE IDEAS THAT ARE TAKEN ON FAITH WITH SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT THEM OR EVEN WHEN TESTED AND SHOWN TO BE FALSE.

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