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Children of Different Worlds: The Formation of Social Behavior
The culmination of twenty years of research, this book is a cross-cultural exploration of the ways in which age, gender, and culture affect the development of social behavior in children. The authors… Expand
Exposure to open-fire cooking and cognitive performance in children
- R. Munroe, M. Gauvain
- Engineering, Medicine
- International journal of environmental health…
- 13 March 2012
We reexamined field data on cognitive performance in light of recent research that shows open-fire cooking – with its emission of harmful substances – to pose a risk to healthy physical development.… Expand
Cooperation and Competition among East African and American Children
Household density and infant care in an East African society.
Sonority and Climate in a World Sample of Languages: Findings and Prospects
In a world sample (N = 60), the indigenous languages of tropical and subtropical climates in contrast to the languages spoken in temperate and cold zones manifested high levels of sonority. High… Expand
Aggression Among Children in Four Cultures
- R. Munroe, Robert Hulefeld, James M. Rodgers, Damon L. Tomeo, Steven K. Yamazaki
- 1 February 2000
Behavioral aggression was observed among 192 3- to 9-year-old children in naturalistic settings in Belize, Kenya, Nepal, and American Samoa. Results showed that (a) boys exhibited aggression in… Expand
Gender and Age Differences in Same-Sex Aggregation and Social Behavior
Children's tendencies to aggregate with same-sex others and to increase spatial experience with age are investigated among 3- to 9-year-olds in four non-Western communities. Also investigated are… Expand
Male pregnancy symptoms and cross-sex identity in three societies.
Effect of environmental experience on spatial ability in an East African society.