Skip to main content

What is Anthropology

Anthropology: The study of the lives and cultures of humans alive or dead. Anthropologists: Use reason to gain knowledge and insight into human kind Examine how humans live, think, communicate, produce and interact with their social and physical environment Study how different people can be and how much different people have in common Physical Anthropology: […]

What is Cultural Anthropo...

Cultural anthropology is the study of how culture shapes human ideas and learned behaviours. It examines how cultures have developed and compares similarities and differences among them. Cultural anthropologists base their knowledge on observation. They try to be objective and draw conclusions from data, without imposing their own personal judgments. Many times anthropologists are faced […]

Introduction to Psycholog...

What is psychology? Psychology is the scientific study of behaviour and mental processes. This definition of psychology reflects its concern with an objective study of observable behaviour. It also recognizes the importance of understanding mental processes that cannot be directly observed but must be inferred from behavioural and neurological data. Approaches to psychology There are […]

INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

The social sciences examine human relationships. Just as the natural sciences attempts to understand the world of nature, the social sciences attempt to understand the social world. Just as the world of nature contains ordered relationships that are not obvious but must be discovered through controlled observation, so the ordered relationships of the human or […]

Language & the Brain

Broca’s Area: portion of the left cerebral hemisphere involved in the control of speech. Wernicke’s area: portion of the left cerebral hemisphere involved in the language understanding. If damage were to occur to each area how would this effect an individuals language and speech? Language Aphasia: is used to describe language deficits caused by brain […]