Research Article

From Traditional Medicine to Witchcraft: Why Medical Treatments Are Not Always Efficacious

  • Mark M. Tanaka mail,

    Affiliation: Evolution & Ecology Research Centre, School of Biotechnology & Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

  • Jeremy R. Kendal,

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, University of Durham, Durham, United Kingdom

  • Kevin N. Laland

    Affiliation: School of Biology, University of St Andrews, Fife, United Kingdom

  • Published: April 15, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0005192

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A very interesting application of social learning theory

Posted by RachelKendal on 22 Apr 2009 at 08:04 GMT

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