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Psychology studies can be really skewed by the WEIRD population (western, educated, industrialized, rich, and democratic). Why does this hidden bias exist?

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Sources:

http://www.apa.org/monitor/2010/05/weird.aspx
http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/05/weird_psychology_social_science_researchers_rely_too_much_on_western_college.html
https://www.theatlantic.com/daily-dish/archive/2010/10/western-educated-industrialized-rich-and-democratic/181667/
http://hci.ucsd.edu/102b/readings/WeirdestPeople.pdf
https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=JQcSDAAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PR9&dq=Why+humans+cooperate:+A+cultural+and+evolutionary+explanation.&ots=2XUTJmygRb&sig=ZCmDq9128JF1qHI85ZgEihk4ECg#v=onepage&q=dictator%20game&f=false
http://psycnet.apa.org/record/2008-14338-003
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1859970/

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