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Determinants of cognitive variability

  • Sangeet S. Khemlani (a1), N. Y. Louis Lee (a2) and Monica Bucciarelli (a3)

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Henrich et al. address how culture leads to cognitive variability and recommend that researchers be critical about the samples they investigate. However, there are other sources of variability, such as individual strategies in reasoning and the content and context on which processes operate. Because strategy and content drive variability, those factors are of primary interest, while culture is merely incidental.

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