The Church, intensive kinship, and global psychological variation

@article{Schulz2019TheCI,
  title={The Church, intensive kinship, and global psychological variation},
  author={Jonathan F. Schulz and Duman Bahrami-Rad and Jonathan P. Beauchamp and J. Henrich},
  journal={Science},
  year={2019},
  volume={366}
}
Cultural evolution There is substantial variation in psychological attributes across cultures. Schulz et al. examined whether the spread of Catholicism in Europe generated much of this variation (see the Perspective by Gelfand). In particular, they focus on how the Church broke down extended kin-based institutions and encouraged a nuclear family structure. To do this, the authors developed measures of historical Church exposure and kin-based institutions across populations. These measures… Expand
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