Cultural Learning Among Pastoralist Children

Cross-Cultural Research Vol/Iss. 57(1) Sage Journals Published In Pages: 74-110
By Bira, Temechegn G., Hewlett, Barry S.


Observation and imitation will be more common among hunter-gatherers than pastoralists.


Hunter-gatherer data taken from Garfield et al. (2016). Observation and imitation occurred in 22.9% of cases amongst hunter gatherers, and only 5.5% of the time amongst pastoralists.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squareSupportedp<.01UNKNOWNUNKNOWN