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Few Friends or Many: Which Is Best?


Too Big or Just Right? Optimal Circle of Friends Depends on Socioeconomic Conditions

Some people like to have a few close friends, while others prefer a wider social circle that is perhaps less deep. These preferences reflect people’s personalities and individual circumstances – but is one approach to social networks “better” than the other? New research suggests that the optimal social networking strategy – whether narrow and deep or broad and shallow – depends on socioeconomic conditions. ... More>


National Multicultural Conference and Summit 2013

The National Multicultural Conference and Summit 2013 will be held January 17-18, 2013 in Houston, Texas. The theme of the conference is “Transforming Multicultural Psychology: Engagement, Renewal, and Action Across […]... More>


8th Biennial Conference of the International Academy for Intercultural Research

The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Academy for Intercultural Research (IAIR) brings together scholars and practitioners from a variety of disciplines in the field of intercultural relations. This biennial conference […]... More>


Observation

At The Intersection of Culture and Mental Health

When it comes to mental health issues, Joseph P. Gone of the University of Michigan says that many American Indians prefer traditional therapies over therapies with European roots. In his Invited Address at the 24th APS Annual Convention, Gone explained why scientific evaluation remains a sensitive and complicated issue among American Indians. ... More>