Folkbiology doesn ’ t Come from Folkpsychology : Evidence from Yukatek Maya in Cross-Cultural Perspective

@inproceedings{ALENTINA2001FolkbiologyD,
  title={Folkbiology doesn ’ t Come from Folkpsychology : Evidence from Yukatek Maya in Cross-Cultural Perspective},
  author={ALENTINA and APNARSKY and AULO and OUSA},
  year={2001}
}
  • ALENTINA, APNARSKY, +1 author OUSA
  • Published 2001
Nearly all psychological research on basic cognitive processes of category formation and reasoning uses sample populations associated with large research institutions in technologically-advanced societies. Lopsided attention to a select participant pool risks biasing interpretation, no matter how large the sample or how statistically reliable the results. The experiments in this article address this limitation. Earlier research with urbanUSA children suggests that biological concepts are (1… CONTINUE READING