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A developmental perspective on the cultural evolution of prosocial religious beliefs

Authors Corriveau, Kathleen H.
Chen, Eva E. View this author's profile
Issue Date 2016
Source Behavioral and Brain Sciences , v. 39, 2016, p. e8
Summary Norenzayan et al. argue that prosocial religion develops through cultural evolution. Surprisingly, they give little attention to developmental accounts of prosocial religious beliefs. A consideration of the developmental literature supports some, but not all, of the authors' conclusions.
ISSN 0140-525X
Language English
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