Child-rearing practices and societal complexity: effect of disequilibrium on cognitive development

The Journal of Social Psychology Vol/Iss. 110 Published In Pages: 171-175
By Zern, David S.


Disequilibrium in child-rearing will be positively associated with cultural complexity (127).


Ten variables represented cultural complexity; four factors combined in one variable represented disequilibrium in child-rearing. All but one of the ten correlations was significant at the .01 level.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Point-biserial correlationSupportedp<.01UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Cultural ComplexityAssociationNONE
DisequilibriumAssociationSpirits And Gods, Infant Care, Socialization, Techniques Of Socialization, Education System