ANTH-2108 Lecture Notes - Opiate, Cognitive Dissonance, Temporal Lobe

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Discover possible human universals and what it means to be human. Physical anthropology: the study of human biology and evolution (i. e lucy, discoveries, origins, how human beings came to be, forensic anthropology; identifying remains) Cultural anthropology: the study of contemporary human societies and their cultures. All aspects of society are viewed as being interconnected: how it is integrated into other parts, and how other parts are integrated into religion islam, hindu, pagan, first nation, agnostic, etc. Scientific model to look at the world telling us something about the makeup of culture in canada mosaic. Small scale limited people in small areas. Majority world vs. minority world: clearer picture in how we recognize and understand phenomena or practice (context + location) Engage in long-term studies people spend significant amount of time with the people they are studying. Produce ethnographies - ehraf: writing culture - field + observing + surveys + time spentafter you write an ethnography that offers insight)

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