By: Lenna Gonya
Archaeology is a broad and diverse field that covers nearly every aspect of the past and how it relates to the present. It is much more than the stereotypical treasure hunt. Today’s archaeologists specialize in different areas and different scientific methods to pursue their...
By: Lenna Gonya
Cities have been built on top of the ruins of previous cities, and homes, over older homes for thousands of years. This worldwide tradition has lead many people, professional archaeologists and amateurs alike, toward an interest in what lies beneath the surface of city streets...
By: Alan Parker
Like the disciplines of Psychology, Biology, Zoology, and numerous other fields, ethics plays a key role in the field of Archeology. Archeology is defined as the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures. Ethics can be defined as the moral principles that...
By: Lenna Gonya
People have been curious about the past since the earliest beginnings of time. They have found artifacts from previous generations, and unearthed monuments, and even cities built by people that left no known written history. Thousands of years ago, some of these cities and tombs...
By: Lenna Gonya
In 1996, the Society for American Archaeology adopted a set of principles regarding the behavior and work ethics of those involved in the field of archaeology. According to the Society for American Archaeology, these were laid out in eight basic principles that the Society strongly...
By: Alan Parker
One major field of education is often forgotten about with all the talk of law, medical, and historical programs in the United States. That major field is archaeology, and it is still a prominent part of many universities' and students' lives today. For all students...
By: Gioia Degenaars
Dendrochronology is a type of tree ring dating that is done by evaluating the patterns of rings on a tree trunk. These rings, known as growth rings occur as a tree grows and matures. A ring is added each year as the vascular cambium cells...
A history of palynology
By: Effie Moore Salem
Among the many questions future palynologists may ask each spring is what happens to the yellow pollen that is seen on cars, plants and is being breathed in? Thanks to earlier scientists that question can now be answered. In 1640, pollen fossils were discovered by...
The relationship between willpower and procrastination
By: Christine L. Rice
Willpower helps to deter procrastination. In fact, if you maintain it, willpower will keep you from procrastinating, forever. It is very interesting how the two terms work, and how they work together. Willpower, simply stated, is the desire to do something. Willpower is felt when...
By: Maureen Leung
Anthropology is the study of humankind. Its primary concern is to gain knowledge about human origins, evolution, cultures, diversity, and development. It also concerns about solving human problems. Anthropology builds knowledge from humanities, biological, social, and physical sciences. Anthropology is divided into four subfields as...

 

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