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A valuable resource for you Biological Anthropology lab
Method and Practice in Biological Anthropology: A Workbook and Laboratory Manual for Introductory Courses complements a wide variety of introductory level laboratory courses in biological anthropology. It easily functions with a well-equipped laboratory, or it may be used as a primary source of photos and/or exercises, providing optimum flexibility to suit most laboratory environments. The book is organized into four sections, to reflect the organization of the typical introductory biological anthropology course: genetics and evolution, the human skeleton, non human primates, and our fossil ancestors.
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Samantha Hens is an associate professor of anthropology at California State University in Sacramento. Her research interests cover an array of topics in biological anthropology including osteology and skeletal biology, skeletal growth and development, morphometrics, functional anatomy, human evolution and forensic anthropology. She has published several journal articles on stature estimation in fossil hominids and sex estimation from the human pelvis and skull. Her most recent area of study has focused on three-dimensional analyses of growth and the development of sexual dimorphism in orangutan crania, and comparisons of sexual dimorphism between the orangutan and the gorilla. Samantha received the Outstanding Teacher Award in her college in 2006. She lives in northern California where she actively enjoys the outdoors and practices yoga.
PART 1: GENETICS AND EVOLUTION
Chapter 1. The Scientific Method
Chapter 2. Cell Biology and DNA
Chapter 3. Principles of Inheritance
Chapter 4. Human Variation
Chapter 5. Hardy-Weinberg: Genetics of Populations
PART 2: THE HUMAN SKELETON
Chapter 6. Introduction to the Human Skeleton
Chapter 7. The Appendicular Skeleton
Chapter 8. The Axial Skeleton
Chapter 9. Human Variation and Forensic Anthropology
PART 3: THE NON-HUMAN PRIMATES
Chapter 10. Primate Classification
Chapter 11. Comparative Primate Anatomy
Chapter 12. Primate Behavior
PART 4: HUMAN ANCESTORS
Chapter 13. The Bipedal Adaptation and Our Earliest Ancestors
Chapter 14. The Rise of the Genus Homo
Chapter 15. Later Homo and Modern Human Origins