Sociocultural discourse in science: Flawed assumptions and bias in the CLASH model.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

In this commentary, we contest Van Lange and colleagues' central claim that "countries closer to the equator are generally more violent." We point to the lack of credible empirical evidence for this assertion and suggest that the CLASH model uses the language of science to lend false credibility to a problematic sociocultural discourse.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Van Voorhees, EE; Wilson, SM; Calhoun, PS; Elbogen, EB; Beckham, JC; Kimbrel, NA

Published Date

  • January 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 40 /

Start / End Page

  • e100 -

PubMed ID

  • 29342553

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1469-1825

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/S0140525X16001126


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England