Causal inferences about others’ behavior among the Wampar, Papua New Guinea – and why they are hard to elicit

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Beer, Bettina; Bender, Andrea;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Psychology,volume 6 (issn: 1664-1078, eissn: 1664-1078)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00128, pmc: PMC4354334
  • Subject: :Social sciences: 200::Psychology: 260::Social and occupational psychology: 263 [VDP] | Psychology | social cognition | kinship | Original Research Article | :Samfunnsvitenskap: 200::Psykologi: 260::Sosial- og arbeidspsykologi: 263 [VDP] | sociality | methodology | causal explanations | Papua New Guinea

As social beings, people need to be able to interact intelligently with others in their social environment. Accordingly, people spend much time conversing with one another in order to understand the broad and fine aspects of the relations that link them. They are especi... View more
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