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Anthropologists use many different types of research methods. And, one of those methods is focus groups. In the last post, you learned what exactly a focus group is. In this post, I will discuss some of the uses of focus
This post is about research methods in Anthropology, specifically focus groups. When people think of Anthropology, many envision a researcher visiting a remote village and learning the culture by living among the people. This is participant observation and is probably the
In the last post, I mentioned that I was holding a free webinar in celebration of International Archaeology Day. This webinar was called, “Secrets to Archaeology: The Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions.” I said that I’d provide the answers to
On Saturday, October 17th, I am hosting a FREE webinar in celebration of International Archaeology Day! The webinar is called, “Secrets to Archaeology: The Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions” and it will run from 1:00pm to 2:00pm Pacific Time (USA).
In the last post, I talked about language–what it is, and some differences between human and animal communication. Studying language through Anthropology falls under the field of Linguistic Anthropology. Now, I’d like to talk about the structure of language, which
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