Cultural additivity: behavioural insights from the interaction of Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism in folktales

  title={Cultural additivity: behavioural insights from the interaction of Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism in folktales},
  author={Quan-Hoang Vuong and Quang-Khiem Bui and Viet-Phuong La and Thu-Trang Vuong and Viet-Ha T. Nguyen and Manh-Toan Ho and Hong Kong To Nguyen and Manh-Tung Ho},
  journal={Palgrave Communications},
Computational folkloristics, which is rooted in the movement to make folklore studies more scientific, has transformed the way researchers in humanities detect patterns of cultural transmission in large folklore collections. This interdisciplinary study contributes to the literature through its application of Bayesian statistics in analyzing Vietnamese folklore. By breaking down 307 stories in popular Vietnamese folktales and major story collections and categorizing their core messages under… 

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