Within the same pathogen-stress framework as proposed by Fincher & Thornhill (F&T), we argue further that pathogen stress promotes matrilocal rather than patrilocal family ties which, in turn, slow down the process of modernity; and that pathogen stress promotes social learning or copying, including the adoption of foreign religions.
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- Behavioral Neuroscience
- Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
- Language and Linguistics
- Linguistics and Language