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Paleoanthropologists must try to decipher these different factors in interpreting the behavior of early human ancestors. 1995; Lyman 2010). The fossil locality may include traces of the activities of early humans—the artifacts resulting from their behavior, tool manufacture, and discarded food remains, as well as the remains of the early humans themselves. On the other hand, these traces may have been altered by a host of disturbances, including erosion by wind and rain, as well as destruction and movement by wild animals.
Through critical thinking and skeptical thought, scientists strive to suspend judgment about any claim for knowledge until it has been verified. Testability and verifiability lie at the core of the scientific method. There are two ways of developing testable propositions: the inductive method and the deductive method. 2). 2 Deductive and inductive research methods Deductive Method HYPOTHESIS: derived from theory, tested by specific observation GENERAL THEORY SPECIFIC OBSERVATIONS EXPLANATION: derived from specific observation, builds general theory Inductive Method The data collected are referred to as variables.
Nationalistic, ethnic, and racial bigotry are rife today in many parts of the world, yet our continuing survival and happiness depend upon greater mutual understanding. Anthropology promotes a cross-cultural perspective that allows us to see ourselves as part of one human family in the midst of tremendous diversity. Our society needs not just citizens of some local region or group but also, and more importantly, world citizens who can work cooperatively in an inescapably multicultural and multinational world to solve our most pressing problems of bigotry, poverty, and violence.