The difference between cultural anthropology and physical anthropology
By: Pat Jacobs
Cultural and physical anthropology are two main divisions of at least 11 branches of anthropology (the scientific study of humanity and of human culture; an outgrowth of biology and social science). Physical anthropology is also called biological anthropology or bio-anthropology; it's the study of...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Medical anthropology is a sorely needed field of study, given that so much of a human being's biology is affected by and is a part of social, cultural, and environmental factors. To summarize the field, medical anthropology examines the ways in which health is a...
By: G E Barr
Ecological Medical Anthropology In basic terms, Ecological Medical Anthropology is a branch of anthropology which focuses on health and preventive wisdom, having studied the "organism", or person's relationship within their environment. In terms of a medical anthropology, it only makes sense to consider the person's...
By: Elizabeth M Young
We have benefitted enormously from the scientific and technological advances in medicine, but technology and hard science is not enough when considering ways in which to deliver the benefits to groups and societies. This is a time when Medical Anthropology is a much needed approach...
Defining Saussure's 'The Sign'
By: Maureen Cutajar
Ferdinand de Saussure was born in Geneva and attended University at Leipzig before moving to Paris to teach. He is considered to be the founder of modern linguistics. His work was the starting point for structuralism and much of semiotics. His lectures were reconstructed from...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Even though many graduates in Anthropology find themselves in other fields of work, it is a natural process to view the workplace as a collection of humans who come together to meet a collective goal and who have a sense of community. There is the...
Cryptozoology
By: Nick Ford
In pure scientific terms cryptozoology is not a valid science. Taken literally, cryptozoology is the study of hidden animals. It is very difficult to reconcile scientific method with sometthing so speculative. First, we probably all have different thoughts of what constitutes science. To some it...
Is Cryptozoology a Valid Science
By: Lenna Gonya
As much as I would like to say yes, cryptozoology is not yet a real science, in the sense that it has not been recognized by the scientific community.As unfair as it seems, what is considered valid in this world is most often determined...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Fingerprints were used to "sign" documents as early as 1000 BC by the Babylonians and Chinese! But the science of fingerprint indentification and detection boomed in the late1800s and early 1900s. Thumb impressions were used in India to identify workers by Dr. William Herschel. Dr...
What is development anthropology?
By: Daniel Khalil
Development anthropology is a branch of anthropology that refers to the study of developing nations and the economic, social, and political issues that come up within them. Development anthropologists tend to stress the importance of listening to locals, rather than making broad generalizations that can...

 

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