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This cultural variation in social norms can alter neural processing of hierarchy-related social cues. Consistent with this notion, Freeman and colleagues (2009) found cultural variation in neural response within right caudate and medial prefrontal cortex (MPFC) as a function of social hierarchy. Americans showed increased neural response within right caudate and MPFC to nonverbal dominance cues, whereas Japanese showed greater neural response within the same regions to nonverbal submissive cues, a neural processing difference that reflects variation in what kinds of nonverbal social cues are perceived as rewarding or desirable in a given culture.
Examples include sports and games (equality matching with respect to the rules, procedures, equipment, and terrain), babysitting coops (equality matching with respect to the exchange of child care), and restitution in-kind (equality matching with respect to righting a wrong). Market pricing relationships are oriented to socially meaningful ratios or rates such as prices, wages, interest, rents, tithes, or cost-benefit analyses. Money need not be the medium, and market pricing relationships need not be selfish, competitive, maximizing, or materialistic—any of the four models may exhibit any of these features.
G. 50% or less S carriers) due to the adaptive value of carrying the S allele within collectivistic cultures (Chiao & Blizinsky, 2010). , 1997). , 1999). g. g. , 1999). Chen and colleagues have proposed that allelic frequency variation of long allele of the DRD4 polymorphism is associated with both macro- and micro-migration and result from natural selection of a migration gene. Supporting this migration hypothesis for DRD4, recent cultural behavioral genetics evidence from Ariaal men in Northern Kenya indicates that body mass index (BMI) is higher in nomadic Cultural Neuroscience 21 relative to settled Ariaal men, suggesting that the 7-repeat allele of the DRD4 may be more advantageous among nomadic than among settled Ariaal men.