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Featured Global Scholar: Raúl Lara Uriostegui

HRAF Global Scholar: Raúl Lara Uriostegui Title: Master in Cognitive Sciences University Affiliation: Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos (UAEM), Centro de Investigación en Ciencias Cognitivas (CINCCO) Research Topic: Modern hunter gatherer societies, alloparenting, teaching-learning…

Featured Global Scholar: José Manuel Rodríguez Arce

HRAF Global Scholar: José Manuel Rodríguez Arce Title: Independent Researcher University Affiliation: University of Costa Rica Research Topic: Universality and diversity in human psychoactive drug use; Cross-cultural functions of hallucinogen ingestion José Manuel Rodríguez Arce is…

Teaching a comparative approach with eHRAF research papers

The Comparative Approach in Anthropology In a blog titled Where Have All the Comparisons Gone?, originally published on the website for the Society For Cultural Anthropology, Robert Borofsky from the Center For A Public Anthropology…

HRAF partners with the Coalition for Archaeological Synthesis

The Human Relations Area Files (HRAF) at Yale University recently became a partner in the Coalition for Archaeological Synthesis (CfAS), an organization focused on funding collaborative working groups in archaeology and related fields. The Coalition…

Marriage and Family – A New Topical Summary for Explaining Human Culture

A new topical summary on Marriage and Family is now available in Explaining Human Culture, our open access database that summarizes the results of over 1,000 cross-cultural studies. This EHC summary is co-authored by HRAF President Carol R.…

Complete set of 186 SCCS cases available in eHRAF World Cultures

The Human Relations Area Files (HRAF) at Yale University is pleased to announce that eHRAF World Cultures now contains matching focal documents for all Standard Cross-Cultural Sample (SCCS) cases. The Standard Cross-Cultural Sample was created…