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[Xmca-l] Re: Questioning universal core emotions



Both the Ekman and this task were "western-type", Carol. Both used
photographs, for openers.  As to the people referred to in Namibia, you
know a lot more than I do, that is for sure! I will get the published
article when I get a chance. If its boring, delete! If its a fraud,
call it out with all the aspersions you like.  :-)
mike



On Sun, May 4, 2014 at 6:55 AM, Carol Macdonald <carolmacdon@gmail.com>wrote:

> Well Mike
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> I am here working in Namibia for the year, and I would like to know where
> these Himba people are.  I mean the ones referred to in the article: I am
> not sure they are *so *isolated - they are well recognised as one of the
> language groups.  And I think there is also an elephant in the room here.
> This is a western-type task, and Luria would have been quick to point that
> out. What makes this woman think that this task would be the equivalent to
> the others.
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> Just a couple of basic principles to cast a small aspersion on this
> research.
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> Carol
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> On 4 May 2014 14:16, mike cole <lchcmike@gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Perhaps of interest
>> mike
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>> http://www.psypost.org/2014/03/the-six-universal-facial-expressions-are-not-universal-cross-cultural-study-shows-23471
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> Carol A  Macdonald Ph D (Edin)
> Developmental psycholinguist
> Academic, Researcher,  and Editor
> Honorary Research Fellow: Department of Linguistics, Unisa
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