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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANT100Y1
Professor
Christopher Watts
Semester
Winter

Description
What do evolutionary anthropologists study? Primatology Study of how our closest extant biological relatives: non-human primate species. Paleoanthropology The multidisciplinary study of the biological evolution of humans and non- human primates. Best known for excavating fossils. They investigate the advent of and changes in human cultural activities, including tool use, subsidence patterns, and disease. Also investigate the evolutionary history of behavior in human and non- human primates. Human Variation Determine spatial and temporal variations in human features. All humans are members of one species, called homo sapiens Medical anthropology The study of how social, environmental, and biological factors influence health and illness of individuals at the community, regional, national, and global levels, is a recent addition to evolutionary anthropology. Investigate spatial and temporal variations in human survival, disease, and health disparity. Forensic anthropology The skeletal remains of humans Seek to determine the age, sex, stature, ance
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