Looking at the development and use of human body-based measurements across cultures

Friday, June 2, 2023 - 09:38 in Psychology & Sociology

A trio of cognitive scientists and culturist researchers at the University of Helsinki has taken a look at the development and use of human body-based measurement systems across multiple cultures. In their paper published in the journal Science, Roope Kaaronen, Mikael Manninen and Jussi Eronen, describe how they analyzed body-based measurement systems across cultures using data from the Human Relations Area Files database and what they found by doing so.

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