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- The scientific study of human beings as social organisms.
- Applied anthropology
- The practice of applying anthropological theory and or methods to solve human problems.
- The study and interpretation of the human past through examination of the material artifacts and remains left behind.
- Achieved status
- refers to the status level an individual in society has earned through work, education, luck, and/or social climbing. Achieved status is changeable throughout one's life.
- Ataque de Nervios
- State of mind characterized by uncontrollable shouting, crying, aggressiveness, shaking or trembling, fainting, and suicidal gestures. Typically follows a stressful event in one's life, and is accompanied by amnesia for the ataque.
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- Biological Anthropology (also Physical Anthropology)
- The study of human biology using principles of genetics, osteology, comparative primatology, evolution and adaptation.
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- A type of nonverbal communication, this tends to cover the role of time when studying nonverbal communication.
- Genetic variation between populations of species that are isolated in their reproduction.
- Collective Investigation
- A way of gathering bits and pieces of information from different sources.
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Diaspora: A group of people who have relocated from their place of origination to varied foreign lands.
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- A scientific of describing different people and their cultures.
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- To use your sense of touch to move objects or manipulate other types of matter.
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- A system of ideas and ideals or manner of thinking which are characteristics of a group, social class, or individual.
- The act of extending a particular country's power, either from military force and colonialism or through diplomacy
- Intrinsic Quality
- This usually has to do with the nature of people and or animals. Ex: Both humans and animals have to feed themselves in order to survive.
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- Natural Selection
- A system in which nature chooses who lives and dies.
- Nonverbal Communication
- This includes gestures with in body language to indicate what that person is thinking or what they want to do.
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Extremely harsh criticism, censure or judgement.
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- Positivist Approach
- Based around the central idea of positivism, ( positive knowledge is based on natural phenomena with their properties and relations are verified by scientific method). Main goal is to produce objective knowledge.
- The amount of space that people feel necessary to put between themselves and others as they interact; usually dependent on the region and culture that the people came from.
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- a type of data that describes the results of an experiment or trial.
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- Taxonomic Analysis
- A catalog that usually has an arrangement and sometimes has a division or a predetermined system according to science.
- Finding and drawing different measurements of groups often found in territories or regions.