Anthro quiz


the study of the human species and its immediate ancestors


examines all aspects of humanity: past, present, and future; biology, society, language, and culture.

Sychronic Research (variation in space)

compares multiple societies existing in the same time, but from different geographic locations

Diachronic Research (variation in time)

compares changes in one society over different time periods

Cultural Anthropology

examines cultural diversity of the present and "recent" past.

Biological Anthropology

the study of human fossils, genetics, bodily growth, and non-human primates.


studies how speech varies and changes in space and over time.


study of man's past through the analysis of cultural material.