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Nativism may refer to:

  • Nativism (politics), a term used by scholars to refer to ethnocentric beliefs relating to immigration and nationalism
  • Nativism (psychology), a concept in psychology and philosophy which asserts certain concepts are "native" or in the brain at birth
  • Linguistic nativism, a theory that the ability to learn grammar is hard-wired into the brain
  • Innatism, the philosophical position that minds are born with knowledge
  • Native religion, ethnic or regional religious customs

See also[edit]

  • Kokugaku or Japanese nativism, a school of Japanese philosophy that rejected Chinese texts in favor of early Japanese ones