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Tightness and Looseness: A New Way to Understand Differences across the 50 United States

Source: Scientific American

The cultural differences between regions in the United States are as pronounced as the geographical ones. But how can we explain and describe the differences in attitudes, customs, and behaviors between states? This article describes one potential framework.




















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