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The ritualistic child: imitation, affiliation, and the ritual stance in human development

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Researchers have long argued that ritual plays a crucial role in marking social identities and binding individuals together in a system of shared actions and beliefs. The psychological processes underlying how and why ritual promotes group bonding and influences in- and out-group biases have not yet been fully elucidated. The research presented in this thesis was designed to examine the social and cognitive developmental underpinnings of conventional/ ritualistic behavior. Because learning...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Anthropology and Museum Ethnography,School of - Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology,Institute of

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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:2b00ce6b-f281-4644-83fb-ef484701b5f6
Local pid:
ora:7118

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