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On Human Nature in general
This paper is about "people from Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic (WEIRD) societies. In particular, it’s about the  Western, and more specifically  American, undergraduates who form the  bulk of the database in the experimental branches of  psychology,  cognitive science, and economics, as well as allied fields."
Joseph Henrich, Steven J. Heine, Ara Norenzayan, "The Weirdest People in the World," https://www2.psych.ubc.ca/~henrich/pdfs/Weird_People_BBS_final02.pdf



Balz Engler
Professor of English emeritus, University of Basel
Hermann Albrecht-Strasse 22, CH-4058 Basel, Switzerland
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Updated 14 Jun 2018

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