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What are the 4 main fields of anthropology?

Biological/physical anthropology
Archaeology
cultural anthropology
Linguistic anthropology

2

What is the scientific method?

A process that involves the formulation of a problem, the collection of data, and the formukation and testing of a hypothesis

3

What is a hypothesis?

A proposition intended to explain facts or phenomena

4

What is the purpose of anthropology?

Seeks to understand universals, and difference between human populations of all time periods

5

What is the "holistic approach?"

Is an approach that refers to many asects of a multifaceted system

6

What is biological anthropology?

The study of the emergence of humansband their later evolutions

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What is cultural anthropology?

The study of how/why cultures in the oast or present are similar or different in what we do to the ways we think

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Whats the difference between an association and a theory?

Associations are based only on observation. Theories are more conplicayed because there are concepts or implications in theories that are not observable