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A developmental perspective on the cultural evolution of prosocial religious beliefs

  • Kathleen H. Corriveau (a1) and Eva E. Chen (a2)

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.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
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