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Are your kids “cool”? Watch out

Abstract: Pseudomature behavior—ranging from minor delinquency to precocious romantic involvement—is widely viewed as a nearly normative feature of adolescence. When such behavior occurs early in adolescence, however, it was hypothesized to reflect a misguided overemphasis upon impressing peers and was … Continue reading

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Pulling Conclusions Out of a Black Bowler Hat

“Overall, these empirical patterns suggests that we need to be less cavalier in addressing questions of human nature on the basis of data drawn from this particularly thin, and rather unusual, slice of humanity”.  Joe Henrich and his colleagues are … Continue reading

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