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An example of cultural anthropology is ethnology. a major division of anthropology that deals with all aspects of past and present human cultures, including language, customs, and behavior The scientific study of the development of human cultures based on ethnographic, linguistic, social, and psychological data and methods of analysis. One basic issue raised by the study of both the history of science and human ontogenetic cognitive development is that of conceptual change: when should a change be interpreted as a conceptual change rather than as a change of conception (or belief)?

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