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Guide to the resources in Anthropology

Top Databases for Biological Anthropology

Topics and Resources for Biological/Evolutionary Anthropology

To address questions of human nature and human evolution, biological anthropology focuses on:

  • morphology,
  • physiology,
  • behavior and
  • cognition

...of humans and non-human primates, as viewed from an evolutionary perspective.

Central areas of research include:

  • the phylogenetic relationships among living and extinct groups of primates,
  • the functional and adaptive significance of morphological variation in primates and humans, and
  • the socioecological underpinnings of behavioral variation in humans and other animals.