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Fron foundation to innovation: discover the best of biological anthropology.
Over the past 40 years, the study of biological anthropology has rapidly evolved from focusing on just physical anthropology to including the study of the fossil record and the human skeleton, genetics of individuals and populations, our primate relatives, human adaptation, and human behavior.
The 3rd edition of Exploring Biological Anthropology combines the most up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of the foundations of the field with modern innovations and discoveries.
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Part I Foundations
Chapter 1: Introduction: What is Biological Anthropology?
Chapter 2: Origins of Evolutionary Thought
Part II Mechanisms of Evolution
Chapter 3: Genetics: Cells and Molecules
Chapter 4: Genetics: From Genotype to Phenotype
Chapter 5: The Forces of Evolution and the Formation of Species
Chapter 6: Human Variation: Evolution, Adaptation, and Adaptability
Part III Primates
Chapter 7: The Primates
Chapter 8: Primate Behavior
Part IV The Fossil Record
Chapter 9: Geology and Primate Origins
Chapter 10: Early Hominins and Australopithecus
Chapter 11: Rise of the Genus Homo
Chapter 12: Archaic Homo sapiens and Neandertals
Chapter 13: The Origin, Dispersal, and Bioarchaeology of Homo sapiens
Part V Biology and Behavior of Modern Humans
Chapter 14: Evolution of Brain and Behavior
Chapter 15: Biomedical and Forensic Anthropology
Appendix A: Primate and Human Comparative Anatomy
Appendix B: The Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium
Appendix C: Metric-Imperial Conversions