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The scientific study of the origin, the behavior, and the physical, social, and cultural development of humans.
About 9%. The Harvard U. anthropological study found that the "clear reds" amounted to about 4% and another 5% had red-brown. The study was by Earnest Hooton and Wesley Dupertuis.13% of Scottish are red-haired, though. 43% of the Irish sample had dark hair (dark brown and black).
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According to what scientists currently say, humans have no instincts. For example, baby sea turtles know to move toward the water from the shore where their eggs have been laid by nature. This is an INSTINCT. Humans, however, have no such natural behavior. All supposed instincts which some people ma…
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Briefly, in answer to your question, at census time in Canada, a multicultural society where many languages are heard on the streets, one question on the official census form usually pinpoints ethnicity of each citizen. " What was your mother's tongue ? " meaning, what was the language spoken in you…
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Muscle Structure The muscles themselves of black people, white people, or any other human being are not fundamentally different. We are all the same species. Black men tend to have more fast-twitch muscle fibers which is good for sprinting, basketball, boxing, etc. White men tend to have more sl…
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According to what scientists currently say, humans have no instincts. For example, baby sea turtles know to move toward the water from the shore where their eggs have been laid by nature. This is an INSTINCT. Humans, however, have no such natural behavior. All supposed instincts which some people ma…
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Note: This question was originally placed in the Science category and generated both science and religion based responses. Subsequently, the original poster reiterated his desire that the question be answered in a scientific rather than a religious context. Quote: I put it in here, because I want a …
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Forensic Anthropology- If You Like Biological sciences, history, anthropology and archeology, forensic anthropology may be right for you. The major duties of this position are helping the (Medical Examiner) or coroner with the recovery and identification of human remains. This work includes estimati…
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i have eaten paper since i was sixteen, it started harmlessly enough, i was chewing the edge of an envelope while waiting in line at the post office... i stop occasionaly sometimes for months then i get stressed and i feel compelled to start again, the more stressed i get the worse it is, i cant sa…
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Answer I'd say try bowl haircut(just do it once).. its a bit off fashion but it will help
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ANSWER: No, actually, not very many Irish people have red hair these days. Most of them have dark hair. Black, Brown-Dark/Light with streaks of red. i am Full blooded Irish, and i have dark dark brown hair with natural red highlights No.  No, not all Irish people have red hair... i am a pro…
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Answer Though Japanese are a little taller than Chinese averagely. But different Chinese from different parts of China are much different in stature. Most northerners are much taller than southerners of China and Japanese. And many Chinese can speak more standard English. Japanese used to bowing …
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Impact of Science and Technology on Society I love new technology within society but with new technology, stress comes too. I have learnt that with technology, stress is a partner.
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high price for that carthat is way high price for that car,you can buy a new Toyota,Nissan,or Hyundai for not much more and will have warrantyIf you are looking for gas mileage and reliability and an allround good car, go Toyota or Honda.
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There is one human race and various ethnicities.
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Answer Yes humans are born with instincts, that is why they grab the hand of the doctor when they are are first born, and if you put a newborn in a swimming pool he/she will swim automatically. Answer Another instinct is suckling, as in breastfeeding. I agree. When you think instinct think…
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anthropology is study of human being humanity is just the condition of being a human So anthropology is study of humanity
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No current recognized state or organization currently practices cannibalism. Several primitive tribes are occasionally found to continue some ritual cannibalism, but actual documented occurrences are hard to find. Opportunistic cannibalism still exists, of course. In extreme situations, "normal" fo…
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There have been earthquakes in Florida, but there has been several shocks there. Only one was big enough to cause damage. It was in January 1879, in St. Augustine, plaster was torn off the walls and items were knocked off the shelf. Florida does not get as many major earthquakes because it is not n…
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Anthropology is....Anthropology is the study of humanity. Anthropology has origins in the natural sciences, the humanities, and the social sciences. The term was first used by François Péron when discussing his encounters with Tasmanian Aborigines. The term "anthropology", pronounced, is from the …
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Korowai and Kombai tribes practice cannibalism.
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The first known inhabitants of Texas, like the first inhabitants of most US states, were Native Americans.peanut
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well it all really depends on what type of building it was. If it was that of a poor family, like many were. It was likely a small mud brick house with a single room in it and floors made of dirt.. the houses were often low to the ground and built symmetrically as the Taoism speaks about balance. Th…
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Cultural diffusion is the spreading of ideas or products from one culture to another. Direct diffusion of culture occurs when two distinct cultures are very close together. Over time, direct contact between the two leads to an intermingling of the cultures. Historically this occurred through tra…
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Because there are different environments; humans have adapted to their environment as they spread across the world. For example, melanin in the skin acts as a shield against ultraviolet light, however if it completed blocked ultraviolet, vitamin D would not be generated in the body. In tropical are…
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Cave men looked like monkeys because they were from ancient times. Later on they began to look more like humans, as they evolved.
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Madegascar was first inhabited by humans only around 400 to 500 AD, some 1,500 years ago. Surprisingly, most of the first settlers were not east Africans as might be expected, but Indonesian.
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There is just 1 race : the Human Race !Thank you for the above answer which was meant to be taken tongue-in-cheek.There are only four main races in the world but several sub races and mixed races;Caucascoid, Negroid, Mongoloid and Austroloid.Two of them are labeled by their skin color and its cultur…
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There is no such thing as a pure race. Every race on Earth has combined with one race or another throughout history. So, it would be untrue to describe any one race as pure.
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In theory it is the Italians and Rome was (and still is) in Italy. However, such a long time as passed that this relation is weak.
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Type your answer here... know one knows?
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It's native to a particular area or country. Certainly there have been different impacts in different areas and countries. But overall one could say that modern civilization has effected the spiritual lives of indigenous peoples by exposing them to ideas and viewpoints that their spiritual tradition…
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they are the oldest ancestors
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If you want to know more about how the new are interconnected, I suggest reading up on behavioral economics.
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Psychology and economics are more related than most people thing. The human psychology guides people when they make economic decisions.
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When genus homo emerged in Africa, their original color was black. The melanin in their skin acted as protection against the high level of ultraviolet radiation in African equatorial regions. They later spread to almost every corner of the globe and developed into various forms of the genus homo. A…
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Answer I have identical twins. One of my sons has blue eyes and the other has one blue and one blue/brown eye. It's called "sectoral heterchromina", possibly caused by a genetic mutation or virus that occured whilst they were in the womb. So it is possible for monozygotic twins to have different …
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Culture includes the religion(s), language, food, traditions, art, literature, the lifestyle, flag, music, and clothes. Culture excludes anything that has to do with climate, (weather, temperature, etc.) and economy. (anything that has to do with money.)
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Among the Irish;43% have dark hair,35% have medium brown hair, 10% have red and reddish-brown hair,a minority with light hair.The eye color is about evenly divided between blue eyes and mixed eye colour.About 90% have rather fair skin, 10% have a 'brunet white' skin tone (in the Midlands). 60% have …
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Positivism is a philosophical and ontological (what exists) position in which there can be something which is 'positive', 'truthful' or 'known'. It often espouses that there is an external reality which can be objectively studied. An example of a positivist statement might be, 'trees have leaves'.…
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ang teoryang ito ay gumamit din ng modelo ng plate tectonic theory sa pagpapaliwanag ng pagkabuo ng Asya.
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because both their parents are carriers of a gene that gives you red hair. The part of your body that converts pheomelanin (red pigment) into eumelanin (brown pigment) does not function properly so you have too much red pigment (creating the reddish hair colour) and not enough brown pigment (which i…
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Anthropology is the study of humanity, a widely diverse combination of natural science, social science, and the humanities. The four basic fields within anthropology are : cultural or social anthropology (human society and behavior)archaeology (past human forms, environments, and cultures)linguisti…
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Scientists believe from geological evidence that humans originated in Kenya, Ethiopia, and Tanzania.
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modernisation is the keybefore independence it was matter of concern fr our leader how to move forward with the problem like poverty ignorance illiterecy and many more,economic development was count to be urgent task and very vital fpr the country,however decolonisation peneterates 2 the society in …
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Scotland had 13%.  Hands down, Ireland, of course. (9%)  Scotland then IrelandMainly America DUHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHScotland has the highest percentage of redheads in the world
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It really depends on the location. For example, Koreans are fairly light cause they live towards the north, and Chinese are "yellow skinned". If you are asking about South Asians, they are generally tannish to dark. Vietnamese are tan. people who are west of china, south of russia, and north of Indi…
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So we are not all the same.
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Less than 10% are.In the UK red hair is generally associated with people of Celtic descent, i.e Scotland and Ireland. It is believed the people of Scotland came from 5 different ethnic groups who occupied or invaded northern Britain in the dark ages. In all of recorded history, red-haired people hav…
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the set of beliefs, values, and pratices a group of people have in common
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Answer We all started out in Africa. We are ALL Africans by origin. Humans migrated out of Africa very roughly 100,000 years ago. As we spread across the planet, natural selection helped us adapt to different climates and different needs. The National Geographic Society has lots of excellent mat…
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How isn't it? Science is the method of understanding the natural world. Is not History part of the natural world and has not Science been used in history?
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The modern day distribution of the "race" described as Caucasian, a term originally used to describe people originating from the region of the Caucasus Mountains, is held by some to be: The European originated population of North and South America, Europe, Australia, and countries in Asia that are n…
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Of course not. Black people are just people -- like all others. They are no more or less good than yellow, brown, white, etc. people.
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Race is a label placed upon others from social structures. If you refer more to why people are a certain color, that is a biological reason. In terms of society, race is usually applied from one group to another to identify the difference between themselves and whom they consider "different".
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They didn't, or else there wouldn't be any today.
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Forensic anthropology is the application of the science of physical anthropology and human osteology (the study of the human skeleton) in a legal setting, most often in criminal cases where the victim's remains are more or less skeletonized. A forensic anthropologist can also assist in the identific…
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To demagetize a magnet you could smash one if the ends with a hammer. this will cause the order of atoms to rearange so that it's not magnetic.
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Anthropology studies the science of human beings. From our ancestory, culture, physical character, evironmental and social relations. The key issue with regard to religion starts with the question, " Where did humans come from?". From this point on there are several twists and turns depending on you…
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Asiatic Theory According to the Asiatic theory of doctor Leopoldo Faustino, the islands were formed through the process of diastrophism. this explains the movement of earth that caused some parts either to rise or to sink. this happens with the folding, faulting and warping of the earth
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Well let me think. Years ago when man discovered women they had no clothes. But if you read good enough it doesnt make sences cause a bit of the old book it came out of it had a bit of that page ripped out so its probley women who discovered man. so women make the project P.O.R.N. so man wanted to m…
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where do most people livein houses
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Subcultures are a segment of society that shares a distinctive pattern of mores (serious norms; norms with laws attached to them), folkways (casual norms), and values that differ from the pattern of the larger society. Examples of this would be, graffiti subculture, the "emo" (or new wave punk) subc…
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mountains, valleys, rivers, lakes, oceans....
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what does it mean when someone shows a fist with the pinkie and the pointer fingers elevated?
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http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Christophe_Lemaitre
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The Inca settled in Cuzco, Peru. I am currently trying to find where they came from for a school study guide.
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Deer berries nuts and other types of meat
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Paleolithic people learned to adapt to their environment by learning which animals to hunt, what wild plants to eat, what fruits, nuts, wild berries and grains were safe to eat, and the stone tools they used. In addition, they made use of wild animals not only for their meat, but to create clothing …
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because its awesome...
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cavemen communicated by hitting sticks on walls, and experimenting with the sound and the vibration of the stick.they also drew pictures in the sand and they would do signs with their hand like a sign language to represent different animals while they were hunting.
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Homo sapiens (Humans) first appear in the fossil record in Africa about 130,000 years ago. This date does not include supspecies which have dated back to approximately 500,000 years ago. (The scientific method in determining this can be easily researched if you are interested)
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From the Greek anthropos (human) and logia (study), the word anthropology itself tells us it is the field that seeks to understand humankind, from the beginnings millions of years ago up to the present day. Anthropology considers how people's behaviors changes over time, and how people and seemingly…
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Yes, there are. Most Arctic tribes such as the Inuit/Eskimoes and the Nenets of Siberia eat diets high in raw meats, often eating rotting meats in order to lift their moods, due to the high bacteria-content in the aged raw meats:- http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/13/AR20…
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Mc Donalds because its all around the world.they have branches in Africa, India, China, Russia even in Arab counties too
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Answer Not just living a life but living a spiritual life. life is a piece of meat with eyes and has blood
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it is much larger when compared to an adult head compared to its body.
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People live where they do because - they want to live there they can afford it etc. And they think that it is the best place to go They may have been born there They maybe looking after aged relatives or other family there It maybe the place where they can get a job It maybe the climate suits…
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considering that many of these tales have English roots and were brought over by the first settlers, chances are any Appalachian tale with a king in it was originally an English folk tale.
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A subculture is the same thing as a counter-culture, they both mean that a group of people do not follow the status quo, that is pretty much it. **A subculture is NOT the same thing as a counterculture. Subculture: part of society that has different ways of thinking, acting, etc but all u…
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We survive off of water and food. Without this our body can't function right. We need this because of the minerals in it. we people have what we call the basic necessities of life. they are the ones we need to survive. without them we won't live a healthy life. the necessities are food, water, sh…
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A dominant gene or variant, refers to gene alleles ("variants") that "beat" other (recessive) genes. Meaning that if an individual has both a dominant and a recessive allele for a certain trait, the dominant allele will express itself "over" the recessive one, affecting the phenotype accordingly. A…
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This is a great Wiki article you should check out about this topic afterward. The definition is that every individual should be able to do and believe what they wish in terms of their own culture and this should be understood by others that it is so. Breaking the words down, your own beliefs and you…
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The Neanderthals primarily ate Bison and Deer, but sometimes ate plants.
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The Pequot Indians lived in the eastern part of Connecticut. The men were hunters and the women were farmers, so the villages were permanent structures. The most common shelter built by the Pequot Indians was dome-shaped and called a wigwam. The men would collect saplings and place them in the groun…
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I think you should, first of all, make a list of things you enjoy. Then, make a list of all the things you have to do (like chores and so on). Then, maybe, see if you could possibly combine the two. P.S: Sorry if this idea doesn't help you. I'm not a psychiatrist! :-)
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breathe, eat, drink, sleep, pee, poop, shower, work
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They never died out. Modern Europeans are descended from the Cro-Magnon.
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Televisions and the Internet are making cultural diffusion take place more rapidly than ever before. I hope i helped :)
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An example of a cultural trait is the kinds of clothes worn by a group of people wear, food, economics, architecture, language, ethnicity, religion, arts, politics, education, social such as marriages.
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anthropology can help to find out if the dead person was gay. Thus determining if it was in fact a hate crime or not... assuming the brain was intact or there was present DNA.Anthropology is the study of the lives and cultures of human kind of the past, present and even the future. they get to exami…
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Body language is an essential means of generating attraction between a girl and a boy. Body language that works for attracting is described below. First is eye contact. Here a lot is communicated. It signals "I am interested in you". Example: winking is one form of eve teasing. Next is proximity. …
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