• The Associations's mission is to promote and increase awareness and understanding of physical (biological) anthropology among its membership and to support institutions, agencies, and the public at large. (wikipedia.org)
  • The mission statement of CAPA/ACAP, as listed on the website, is as follows: "The Canadian Association of Physical Anthropology / L'Association Canadienne D'Anthropologie Physique is a learned society of international scholars and students whose aim is to promote and increase awareness and understanding of physical (biological) anthropology among its membership, as well as to supporting institutions and agencies and the public at large. (wikipedia.org)
  • A central story of ethnicity in anthropology is its labored disentanglement from now discredited biological and evolutionary notions of "race," ideas that continue to contribute to the general public's conceptualization of the "ethnic" as a physically distinct type of person. (jrank.org)
  • These practices became the basis for the development of methodology in physical (or biological) anthropology in the United States and Europe. (jrank.org)
  • Citizens of the United States, for example, are enculturated to associate ethnicity with a mapping of cultural or national origin to language, religious practices, styles of adornment, types of non (or un-) American foods, and oftentimes, physical looks. (jrank.org)
  • Physical attractiveness has been associated with mating behavior, but its role in reproductive success of contemporary humans has received surprisingly little attention. (blogspot.com)
  • These findings indicate that physical attractiveness may be associated with reproductive success in humans living in industrialized settings. (blogspot.com)
  • Physical Anthropology is the ninth volume in the Handbook of Middle American Indians , published in cooperation with the Middle American Research Institute of Tulane University under the general editorship of Robert Wauchope (1909-1979). (abebooks.com)
  • Here, the authors found conflicting evidence, where some studies found risk reduction with physical activity, some found no effect, and one found a risk increase with physical activity. (blogspot.com)
  • If physical anthropology was indeed the "leading science of its time," with the capacity to "recreate the world on the basis of rational knowledge" (15), this was certainly not reflected in its nominal status. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The Handbook of Middle American Indians was assembled and edited at the Middle American Research Institute of Tulane University with the assistance of grants from the National Science Foundation and under the sponsorship of the National Research Council Committee on Latin American Anthropology. (abebooks.com)
  • Adding her stimulating and finely framed ethnography to recent work in the anthropology of the senses, Kathryn Geurts investigates the. (tradebit.com)
  • It is a branch of physical anthropology concerned with the interpretation of skeletal features that may be shared among groups, reflect an individual's life history, make a person unique, or indicate how and when someone may have died. (thefreedictionary.com)