WEIRD walking: Cross-cultural research on motor development

Lana B. Karasik, Karen E. Adolph, Catherine S. Tamis-Lemonda, Marc H. Bornstein

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Motor development-traditionally studied in WEIRD populations-falls victim to assumptions of universality similar to other domains described by Henrich et al. However, cross-cultural research illustrates the extraordinary diversity that is normal in motor skill acquisition. Indeed, motor development provides an important domain for evaluating cultural challenges to a general behavioral science.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-96
Number of pages2
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Issue number2-3
StatePublished - Jun 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience


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