Some correlates of beliefs in the malevolence and benevolence of supernatural beings: a cross societal study

Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology Vol/Iss. 58 Published In Pages: 162-169
By Lambert, William W., Triandis, Leigh Minturn, Wolf, Margery


"Societies with beliefs in aggressive supernaturals . . . had fewer nurturant agents, protected the infant less from environmental discomforts, showed him less affection, were more inconsistent in caring for his needs, and took less care of his needs" (168)


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