Category Archives: Migrations

Learning to be a mother

Immigrant parents may have to rebuild their parenting knowledge after migration in keeping up with their new milieu. Comparing two subgroups of Chinese immigrants, economic and knowledge immigrants, this study shows that the construction of different parental ethnotheories can be understood through the characteristics … Continue reading

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Humans Migrated Out of Africa to Escape Drying Climate

Ancient humans left Africa to escape a drying climate, about 60,000 years ago — a finding that contradicts previous suggestions that humens were able to leave because a then-wet climate allowed them to cross the generally arid Horn of Africa … Continue reading

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Heterogeneity of Migrations and Emotional Expressivity

In an age of globalization, emotional understanding is the central problem of human interaction. Here, we show that historical heterogeneity or the extent to which a country’s present-day population descends from numerous (vs. few) source countries, predicts cultural variation in … Continue reading

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