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The role of psychology in the study of culture

Kelly, D and Machery, E and Mallon, R and Mason, K and Stich, SP (2006) The role of psychology in the study of culture. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 29 (4). 355 - ?. ISSN 0140-525X

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Abstract

Although we are enthusiastic about a Darwinian approach to culture, we argue that the overview presented in the target article does not sufficiently emphasize the crucial explanatory role that psychology plays in the study of culture. We use a number of examples to illustrate the variety of ways by which appeal to psychological factors can help explain cultural phenomena. © 2006 Cambridge University Press.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Kelly, D
Machery, Emachery@pitt.eduMACHERY
Mallon, R
Mason, K
Stich, SP
Date: 1 August 2006
Date Type: Publication
Access Restriction: No restriction; Release the ETD for access worldwide immediately.
Journal or Publication Title: Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Volume: 29
Number: 4
Page Range: 355 - ?
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.1017/s0140525x06319085
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences > History and Philosophy of Science
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0140-525X
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2013 20:15
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2019 00:55
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/17479

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