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Publication Date : 2018/06/26

[Research Press Release] Relational mobility may influence your interpersonal behaviors

A large-scale analysis has suggested it’s easier for people to form and replace relationships in North America, Europe and Latin America, compared to Asia and the Middle East, what causes these differences, and how they may influence people’s thoughts and behavior.

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Original paper:

Thomson R. et al., Relational mobility predicts social behaviors in 39 countries and is tied to historical farming and threat. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, June 25, 2018.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1713191115

Funding information:

This study was supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) KAKENHI (15H03445).

Contacts:

Professor Masaki Yuki
Department of Behavioral Science
Graduate School of Letters
Hokkaido University
myuki[at]let.hokudai.ac.jp

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