Culture, genetics, and behavior

In parallel with our "tightly"-defined focus in biology we also maintain an interest in questions of a wider-scale, both at the level of time and at the level of populations. For example, the biological underpinnings of cultural divergence, especially between East and West, represents one of the most challenging questions ever asked. Also, whether by studying the progress of our civilization is informative for our future is also among the areas we are exploring.

Kiaris H. Non-genetic linkage of personality traits and the divergence of Eastern and Western cultures: Association with Hofstede’s cultural dimensions. Culture and Brain (2022).

Kiaris H. Gene-driven social connectedness in the divergence between Eastern and Western cultures. The Oriental Anthropologist. June 2022. doi:10.1177/0972558X221095184

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