Chapter 8. Hominid Origins. Chapter Outline. Early Primate Evolution Miocene Fossil Hominids Definition of Hominid The Bipedal Adaptation Biocultural Evolution: The Human Capacity for Culture Paleoanthropology as a Multidisciplinary Science. Chapter Outline. Dating Methods
Paleoanthropologists use two types of dating methods to tell us the age of sites and fossils:
1. The primary task of an archeologist at a paleoanthropological site is to
2. _________________ dating indicates that something is older or younger than something else.
3. The radiometric dating technique used to date material from a few hundred years old to 75,000 years old is ___________.
4. Efficient bipedalism as a primary form of locomotion is only seen in hominids.