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    Cross-cultural psychology

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    • Cross-cultural psychology

    • Cross-cultural psychology is the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes, including both their variability and invariance, under diverse cultural conditions. Through expanding research methodologies to recognize cultural variance in behavior, language, and meaning it seeks to extend and develop psycholo ... Read »


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    • Allocentrism

    • Allocentrism is a collectivistic personality attribute whereby people center their attention and actions on other people rather than themselves. It is a psychological dimension which corresponds to the general cultural dimension of collectivism. In fact, allocentrics "believe, feel, and act very much like collectivists ... Read »


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    • John W. Berry

    • John W. Berry is a Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Queen's University. He can be seen as one of the main establishers of the field of acculturation psychology. Berry has been described as a person that "has led, if not defined, contemporary approaches to acculturation." According to Google Scholar, his work has be ... Read »


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    • Cross-cultural communication

    • Cross-cultural communication is a field of study that looks at how people from differing cultural backgrounds communicate, in similar and different ways among themselves, and how they endeavour to communicate across cultures. Intercultural communication is a related field of study. During the Cold War,the economy ... Read »


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    • Cross-cultural leadership

    • Cross-cultural psychology attempts to understand how individuals of different cultures interact with each other (Abbe et al., 2007). Along these lines, cross-cultural leadership has developed as a way to understand leaders who work in the newly globalized market. Today’s international organizations require leaders ... Read »


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    • Cross-cultural psychiatry

    • Cross-cultural psychiatry, transcultural psychiatry, or cultural psychiatry is a branch of psychiatry concerned with the cultural context of mental disorders and the challenges of addressing ethnic diversity in psychiatric services. It emerged as a coherent field from several strands of work, including surveys of the p ... Read »


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    • Cultural jet lag

    • The expression cultural jet lag (or cultural jetlag) was first coined by Marc Perraud during his research into cross-cultural psychology. He describes the expression as the phenomenon of partial socialization in adults born from bi-cultural/national unions and whose childhood was characterized by nomadic displacement d ... Read »


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    • Cultural mediation

    • Cultural mediation describes a profession that studies the cultural differences between people, using the data in problem solving. It is one of the fundamental mechanisms of distinctly human development according to cultural–historical psychological theory introduced by Lev Vygotsky and developed in the work of hi ... Read »


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    • Culture shock

    • Culture shock is an experience a person may have when one moves to a cultural environment which is different from one's own; it is also the personal disorientation a person may feel when experiencing an unfamiliar way of life due to immigration or a visit to a new country, a move between social environments, or simply ... Read »


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    • Diversity Icebreaker

    • Diversity Icebreaker (DI) is a questionnaire used in seminars where the aim is to improve communication and interaction in the group or between different departments or subsidiaries in a bigger company or organization. Based on the results from the questionnaire the participants are divided into three categories (Red, ... Read »


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    • Face (sociological concept)

    • The term face idiomatically refers to one's own sense of dignity or in social contexts. In the English-speaking world, the expression "to save face" describes the lengths that an individual may go to in order to preserve their established position in society, taking action to ensure that one is not thought badly of by ... Read »


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    • Hofstede's cultural dimensions theory


    • Indigenous psychology

    • Indigenous psychology is defined by Kim and Berry (1993) as "the scientific study of human behavior or mind that is native, that is not transported from other regions, and that is designed for its people." Indigenous psychology generally advocates examining knowledge, skills and beliefs people have about themselves and ... Read »


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    • Inglehart–Welzel cultural map of the world


    • International psychology

    • International or global psychology is an emerging branch of psychology that focuses on the worldwide enterprise of psychology in terms of communication and networking, cross-cultural comparison, scholarship, practice, and pedagogy (Stevens & Gielen, 2007). Often, the terms international psychology, global psychology, a ... Read »


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    • International Union of Psychological Science

    • The International Union of Psychological Science, abbreviated IUPsyS or the Union, is the global umbrella organization for psychology. The Unions president is Saths Cooper of South Africa, and the vice-president is Tor Levin Hofgaard of Norway both of which were elected in 2012. Founded in 1950, IUPsyS represents arou ... Read »


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    • Gustav Jahoda

    • Gustav Jahoda was a psychologist who was born 11 October 1920 in Vienna and died on 12 December 2016 in Glasgow. He was educated in Vienna, then subsequently in Paris and London. He studied sociology and psychology at London University before obtaining a lectureship in social psychology at the University of Manchester ... Read »


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    • Naive dialecticism

    • Naïve dialecticism is a collection of East Asian public beliefs characterized by the acceptance of contradiction and the expectation of change in everyday life. Within cultural psychology, naïve dialecticism explains some of the cultural differences observed between those who hold dialectical beliefs and those wh ... Read »


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    • Culture and positive psychology

    • Cultural differences can interact with positive psychology to create great variation, potentially impacting positive psychology interventions. Culture influences how people seek psychological help, their definitions of social structure, and coping strategies. Research shows that cultural factors affect notions of p ... Read »


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    • Power distance

    • Power distance is the extent to which the lower ranking individuals of a society "accept and expect that power is distributed unequally". It is primarily used in psychological and sociological studies on societal management of inequalities between individuals, and individual's perceptions of that management. People in ... Read »


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    • Shalom H. Schwartz

    • Shalom H. Schwartz (Hebrew: שלום שוורץ‎‎) is a social psychologist, cross-cultural researcher and creator of the Theory of Basic Human Values (universal values as latent motivations and needs). He also contributed to the formulation of the values scale in the context of social learn ... Read »


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    • Second wave positive psychology

    • Second wave positive psychology (PP 2.0) is concerned with how to bring out the best in individuals and society in spite of and because of the dark side of human existence through the dialectical principles of yin and yang. There has also been a distinct shift from focusing on individual happiness and success to the do ... Read »


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    • Social Axioms Survey

    • For the last several decades research in cross-cultural psychology has focused on the cultural patterning and positioning of values. Unfortunately, values have low predictive power for actual behavior. Researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong decided to develop a questionnaire to measure beliefs, i.e., what i ... Read »


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    • Theory of Basic Human Values

    • The Theory of Basic Human values, developed by Shalom H. Schwartz, is a theory in the field of intercultural research. The author considers the theory as an essential extension of previous approaches to comparative intercultural research theories, such as the Hofstede's cultural dimensions theory, and has been extensiv ... Read »


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    • Fons Trompenaars

    • Alfonsus (Fons) Trompenaars (born 1953, Amsterdam) is a Dutch-French organizational theorist, management consultant, and author in the field of cross-cultural communication. known for the development of Trompenaars' model of national culture differences. In 1979 Trompenaars received his MA in Economics at the Vrij ... Read »


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    • Trompenaars' model of national culture differences


    • Uncertainty avoidance

    • In cross-cultural psychology, uncertainty avoidance is a society's tolerance for uncertainty and ambiguity. It reflects the extent to which members of a society attempt to cope with anxiety by minimizing uncertainty. Uncertainty avoidance is one of five key qualities or dimensions measured by the researchers who develo ... Read »


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