Shamanism and the psychosis continuum

Robert M. Ross, Ryan McKay

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Singh's cultural evolutionary theory of shamanism is impressive, but it does not explain why some people become shamans while others do not. We propose that individual differences in where people lie on a "psychosis continuum" could play an important causal role.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere84
Pages (from-to)33-34
Number of pages2
JournalThe Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes


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