By: Steve Lussing
Useful Mating Habits over TimeAccording to a report published in the March 19, 2008 edition of New Scientist online statistics show that monogamous males have the most children if they marry women younger than themselves. Optimal age differences were found to be about five years...
By: Nathan Wada
Wanted: Anthropologists and other social scientists.Location: U.S. Combat ZonesSalary: Up to $400,000 annuallyPlease Contact: The Central Intelligence AgencyWhile not traditionally considered lucrative or "prestige" work, the knowledge, talents, and services of anthropologists have recently been assigned unprecedented fiscal value by the CIA...
By: Christine G.
When you find a skeleton in the closet,when your dog digs up bones in your back yard, and they look human,when a bulldozer unearths a skeleton, and you don't know if it's from a homicide or an ancient aboriginal burial ground,who are...
Speculating on the connection between studying psychology and developing mental illness
By: Bob Trowbridge
As a psychology major in my last two years of college, it was pretty common knowledge that psych majors were considered to be "weird" at best. I don't think there is any relationship between studying psychology and developing a mental illness. What is far more...
By: Douglas Black
To fully understand the Neolithic period as though you were peering from behind the disciplined eyes of a trained anthropologist, you would first have to be well versed in the specific stages of cultural evolution, and the technological development that occurred in the days far...
An introduction to evolutionary anthropology
By: Christine G.
How do anthropologists deduce human behavior from fossil remains? What is the connection between mitochondrial DNA and Eve? What can we learn about ourselves by studying other primates? What is our place on the "Tree of Life"? Can evolutionary biology explain complex modern human behavior...
By: Jaimela King
Anthropology, in layman terms, is the study of humanity and the many forces that have come come to bear on our existence over time. It is a multifaceted discipline with varying branches of anthropology; Medical Anthropology being one. Humans are complex beings and cannot be...
By: Christine G.
Most citizens of developed countries are used to a naturalistic, empirical approach tomedicine. The doctor asks questions, performs exams and lab tests, matches the symptoms to the correct diagnosis, and prescribes treatment. Medical procedures are performed in clinical settings in which the patient is separated...
By: Eva Pronovost
If you're an anthropologist, are you an archaeologist? Or maybe all archaeologists are anthropologists? Is there even a difference?In truth, all archaeologists are anthropologists, but not all anthropologists are archaeologists. Anthropology is the study of humanity in its entirety: where we've come from, what...
By: Norma Jean Bishop
Anthropology in the United States is generally divided into four areas: Linguistics, Cultural Anthropology, Physical Anthropology and Archeology. In Europe, on the other hand, the field of Ethnology embraces cultural studies, while Archeology is more closely linked to studies of pre-history.Anthropology, in general, is...

 

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