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