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Multiple anthropologists and what they have accomplished
What was the impact of Mary Leakey on the popular culture? What did she study?
Field work and archaeology in South Africa. She discovered the oldest foot prints recorded.
What was the impact of Jane Goodall on the popular culture? What did she study?
She was the first to study chimpanzees in the world.
What was the impact of Dian Fossey on the popular culture? What did she study?
What was the impact of Margeret Mead? What did she study?
Field work in Somoa, tried to understand emotional lines of adolescence
What was the impact of Deborah Tannen? What did she study?
Gendered styles of American conversation. Male style being about status and power. Female style more soliditary.
What was the impact of David Maybury Lewis? What did he study?
He hosted a series called "Millenium"
What was the impact of Sam Dunn? What did he study?
Anthropologist that made a documentary and heacy metal music with a holistic view
Microscopic analysis of cuts on fossils. Showed stone tool use 3.4 million years ago.
Conneted San thenograph with archaeology. Determined the history of Enga Agriculture adoption
Uses math models to predict where crimes will occur. Police can prevent crimes rather than solve them
Studied community of 10000 physicists. Problem : she couldnt get independent experts to view her work because they were all a part of the community
What Defines the Scope of anthropology?
Study of human beings in a holistic manner
How does anthro differ from other academic studies of humans?
It is viewed in a holistic manner and requires fieldwork and participant observation
What are the tw osenses of antrhopological holism?
Comprehensiveness and Interrelatedness
What are the 5 subfields of anthropology?
How did Franz Boas alter the perspective of anthropoogists?
He argued that behavioral differences between societies were learned rather than inherited
Tell 3 aspects of culture that tylor identified in his definition of culture
It is a complex whole, it is acquired and depends on an ongoing society
Tell one feature of culture not mentioned in Tylors definition
Culture is symbolic and is a system of meanings
Tell one consequence of one of Tylors three features of culture
The social aspect of culture is linked to its function as an adaptive societ
Exain how cultural relativism is the opposite of ethnocentrism
Cultural relaticism says behavior in one culture should not be judged with the standards of another
Explain how cultural relaticism can be compatible with scientific objectivity
Scientific objectivity is from making sure to not let biasness influence research