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The Subfields of Biological Anthropology

Anthropology 1 - Exploring Biological Anthropology - Chapter 1

Kyra Tillmans

on 8 February 2014

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Transcript of The Subfields of Biological Anthropology

Biological Anthropology
Biological Anthropology
= the study of humans as biological organisms, considered in an evolutionary framework; sometimes called physical anthropology.
= the study of the fossil record of ancestral humans and their primate kin.
Skeletal Biology
= the study of the skeleton.
Also: Osteology.
= the study of diseases in ancestral human populations.
Forensic anthropology
= the study of human remains applied to a legal context.
Human biology
= subfield of biological anthropology dealing with human growth and development, adaptation to environmental extremes, and human genetics.
= the study of the non-human primates and their anatomy, genetics, behavior, and ecology.
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