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15.8: Review Questions

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    191575
    • Alex Perrone, Ashley Kendell, & Colleen Milligan
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    • What is forensic anthropology? What are the seven primary steps involved in a skeletal analysis?
    • What are the major components of a biological profile? Why are forensic anthropologists often-tasked with creating biological profiles for unknown individuals?
    • What are the four major types of skeletal trauma?
    • What is taphonomy, and why is an understanding of taphonomy often critical in forensic anthropology analyses?
    • What are some of the ethical considerations faced by forensic anthropologists?

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