[W]e are biocultural animals…no other species has evolved as we have: human evolution is not simply a biological process, but truly a biocultural process. Our biology cannot be understood outside of the aforementioned cultural and cognitive reality, and culture cannot be fully understood without biology.
What makes us human? Answers from evolutionary anthropology | Evolutionary Anthropology: James M. Calcagno • Agustìn Fuentes
WHAT’S THE BIG IDEA?
• biology and culture; nature and nuture; genetics and epigenetics; evolution and anthropology
• form and function; physical and functional; the design of things and the design of activities