The coexistence of natural and supernatural explanations within and across domains and development

  title={The coexistence of natural and supernatural explanations within and across domains and development},
  author={Justin T. A. Busch and Rachel E. Watson-Jones and Cristine H. Legare},
  journal={British Journal of Developmental Psychology},
People across highly diverse cultural contexts use both natural and supernatural explanations to explain questions of fundamental concern such as death, illness, and human origins. The present study examines the development of explanatory coexistence within and across domains of existential concern in individuals in Tanna, Vanuatu. We examined three age groups: 7- to 12-year-old children, 13- to 18-year-old adolescents, and 19- to 70-year-old adults (N = 72). Within the domain of death… 
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