WEIRD

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Western, educated, industrialised, rich and democratic (WEIRD) societies

"Psychologists and economists have realised that relying on college kids in their experiments gives spurious results because they’re based on Western, educated, industrialised, rich and democratic (WEIRD) societies. These represent as much as 80 percent of study participants, but only 12 percent of the world’s population."

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