Culture: by the brain and in the brain?

@article{Ortega2016CultureBT,
  title={Culture: by the brain and in the brain?},
  author={Francisco Ortega and Fernando Vidal},
  journal={Historia, ciencias, saude--Manguinhos},
  year={2016},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={
          965-983
        }
}
Since the 1990s, several disciplines have emerged at the interface between neuroscience and the social and human sciences. For the most part, they aim at capturing the commonalities that underlay the heterogeneity of human behaviors and experiences. Neuroanthropology and cultural neuroscience, or the "neurodisciplines of culture," appear different, since their goal is to understand specificity rather than commonality and to address how cultural differences are inscribed in the brain. After… Expand
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