Trading Pom-Poms For Field Boots: Mireya Mayor's Big Break
The explorer's life plays out like an adventure film. But before she ever went diving with great whites, she was cheering for the Miami Dolphins — until a required science course changed her plans. Mi...
A data genius computes the ultimate American road trip
Calculating the fastest way to drive between all 50 landmarks – 2,500 individual routes – could theoretically take forever by hand, but Olson used the same genetic algorithm he used to find a search p...
William James Sidis - IQ 200+ | Smartest person ever (4 of 4)
Part four (of four) of a meta-analysis ranking of the world's 37 greatest geniuses, child prodigies, and thinkers ever said to have had an IQ of 200 or above...
Trading Pom-Poms For Field Boots: Mireya Mayor's Big Break
The explorer's life plays out like an adventure film. But before she ever went diving with great whites, she was cheering for the Miami Dolphins — until a required science course changed her plans. Mi...
A data genius computes the ultimate American road trip
Calculating the fastest way to drive between all 50 landmarks – 2,500 individual routes – could theoretically take forever by hand, but Olson used the same genetic algorithm he used to find a search p...
Talal Asad
Talal Asad (born 1932) is an anthropologist at the CUNY Graduate Center.Asad has made important theoretical contributions to post-colonialism, Christianity, Islam, and ritual studies and has recently ...
Carl H. Berendt
Carl H. Berendt (1817–1878) was an American anthropologist.
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Theodoor de Booy
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John Miles Foley
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Scott Atran
Scott Atran (born 1952) is an American and French anthropologist who is a Director of Research in Anthropology at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris, Senior Research Fellow at O...
Liza Dalby
Liza Crihfield Dalby (born 1950) is an American anthropologist and novelist specializing in Japanese culture. For her graduate studies, Dalby studied and performed fieldwork in Japan of the geisha co...
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Deborah Fouts
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Stephen Smith (journalist)
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Edward T. Hall
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Judith Shapiro
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Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
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Peter Bourne
Peter G. Bourne (born 1939 in Oxford, England) is a physician, anthropologist, biographer, author and international civil servant with experience in several senior government positions. He is currentl...
Anthony Leeds
Anthony Leeds (January 26, 1925 – February 20, 1989) was an anthropologist best known for his work in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro and on urban-rural relations in Brazil.
He received his B.A. in ...
Dorothy D. Lee
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Pauline Turner Strong
Pauline Turner Strong is an American anthropologist specializing in literary, historical, ethnographic, media, and popular representations of Native Americans. Theoretically her work has considered c...
Horace Mitchell Miner
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Ray Birdwhistell
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William Curtis Farabee
William C. Farabee (1865–1925), the second individual to obtain a doctorate in physical anthropology from Harvard University, engaged in a wide range of anthropological work during his time as a profe...
George Clapp Vaillant
George Clapp Vaillant (April 5, 1901, – May 13, 1945) was an American anthropologist.George Clapp Vaillant was born 1901 in Boston, Massachusetts, and attended Noble and Greenough School in his...
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