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How Cultural is ‘Cultural Neuroscience’? Some Comments on an Emerging Research Paradigm, by Denkhaus and Bös

01/01/2012 (Aprox)


The German scholars Ruth Denkhaus and Mathias Bös point out that most criticisms of cultural neuroscience have already been raised with regard to its mother discipline, cultural psychology. They propose to replace the “entity conception of culture” underlying the homogenizing and essentializing tendencies of cultural neuroscience with a notion of culture as “patterns of representations, actions and artifacts that are distributed or spread by social interaction” (Denkhaus and Bös 2012, 445).


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