Social Behavior--Genetic or Learned
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Social Behavior--Genetic or Learned?

July 28, 2010
In this schematic representation, garb is a proxy for social behavior. Researchers have found that in groups with diasporas, behavior is not necessarily genetically handed down, but rather it is something culturally absorbed. Immigrants to a new culture tend to "do as Romans do" after assimilating.

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