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ANTHR101 Chapter 2-4: Psyc-Chpt4-2
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Genes and Evolution Part Two: IQ Scores: a normal curve with 100 as the middle. (like a zscore). 1. Higher with more shared genes and environment. Identical Twins (100 shared): 0.86 Fraternal Twins (50 shared): 0.57 Adopte...

Anthropology
ANTHR101
All Professors
ANTHR208 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Franz Boas, Linguistic Relativity, Phoneme
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Language, Thought, and Culture (Ahearn, chapter 5) Language, thought, and culture are intrinsically related Language is likely predispositional rather than determinative it predisposes you to thinkbehave in a certain way,...

Anthropology
ANTHR208
Andie Palmer
ANTHR208 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Daniel Chandler, Ferdinand De Saussure, Semiotics
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Semiotics Daniel Chandler Humans naturally attribute meaning to things, creating signs from arbitrary objects Saussurean Model o A linguistic sign (a word) is a link between a sound pattern (the perception of a sound in t...

Anthropology
ANTHR208
Andie Palmer
ANTHR208 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Linguistic Anthropology, Linguistic Relativity, Iconicity
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Sapir, the founder of linguistic anthropology On language, No such thing as a primitive language o People used to see some languages as very simple and primitive; sometimes they were ...

Anthropology
ANTHR208
Andie Palmer
ANTHR101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 15: Brundtland Commission, Participatory Action Research, Oren Lyons

Chapter 14: Anthropology and Sustainability History of Human-Environmental Issues Complex web of relationship connecting people and products across the globe Modern marketing emphasizes purchases...

Anthropology
ANTHR101
Kateryna Pashkovska
ANTHR101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Clapping, Emic And Etic, Lascaux

Chapter 13 : Supernaturalism Studying Belief Systems Anthropologists may not agree with a definition of religion Religion : a set of beliefs and behaviours that pertain to supernatural fo...

Anthropology
ANTHR101
Kateryna Pashkovska
ANTHR101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: American Anthropological Association, Bountiful, British Columbia, Brian Wansink

Chapter 11 : Marriage, Family and Gender Western Concepts of Gender: males are masculine and females are feminine Marriage Anthropologists look for 3 main characteristics ...

Anthropology
ANTHR101
Kateryna Pashkovska
ANTHR101 Chapter 10: ANTHR 101 Chapter 10: Through the Lens of Anthropology

Chapter 10 : FoodGetting and Economics Economics: how goods and services are produced, distributed and consumed Technological Tool Kit Technology: the tools, skills and knowledge people use to survive TEK (Traditional Ecol...

Anthropology
ANTHR101
Kateryna Pashkovska
ANTHR101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Nuer People, New York City English, Tag Question

Through The Lens of Anthropology Chapter 9 : Language and Culture Definition of Language Language A symbolic system ( we talk about thing that are not physically in front of ...

Anthropology
ANTHR101
Kateryna Pashkovska
Anthropology
ANTHR101
Brent Hammer
ANTHR101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Grammatical Gender, European Colonialism, Ethnocentrism

 Language     • Vocal  call  system:  Non-­‐symbolic  communication  u...

Anthropology
ANTHR101
Brent Hammer
ANTHR101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Ecological Niche, Niche Construction, Plants And Animals

                       Why  did  humans  settle  down,  build  cities  &  establish  states?   ...

Anthropology
ANTHR101
Brent Hammer
ANTHR101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Nondestructive Testing, Menopause, Animal Husbandry

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Anthropology
ANTHR101
Brent Hammer
ANTHR101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Donald Johanson, Speciation, Advantageous

Chapter  6:  Fossil  Records      -­‐  Hominoids  =  All  ...

Anthropology
ANTHR101
Brent Hammer
ANTHR101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Alison Jolly, Clavicle, Depth Perception

                                                                                                 Chapter  5:  Study  of ...

Anthropology
ANTHR101
Brent Hammer

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