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I hadn't heard about this study, but guess it is shaking up the psych community. Americans are outliers on the outlier of psychology spectrum....

http://www.psmag.com/magazines/pacific-standard-cover-story/joe-henrich-weird-ultimatum-game-shaking-up-psychology-economics-53135/



and materialism from watching advertising

http://crx.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/03/07/0093650213479129
 
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Great article. Shows how much we can't see the wood for the trees sometimes.
 
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To me the article is interesting for the moral ramifications. It seems like it forces ethicists to abandon any acceptable account of moral norms based on a cultural model, and retreat into the psycho-social model to socio-affective or biological spheres. I make infographic occasionally, and actually made one on Heinrich's research. It's attached below.



or link: http://www.bestpsychologydegrees.org/american-psychology/
 
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