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The Nature of Culture

Douglas Medin has explored scientific reasoning in children and adults across cultures, as well as across urban versus rural populations. His research also has focused on what is known as […]... More>


How Your Culture Affects Your Work Attitude

It may be a stretch to liken a great job to a soulmate. But just as eHarmony tests potential matches on compatibility, so do psychologists identify the optimal employee-employer relationship. ... More>


A Multicultural Mindset Can Bolster Your Career Prospects

Individuals who adapt and learn about new cultures gain a boost in complex, integrative thinking — a trait that translates to more job opportunities. ... More>


Genes and Values: The Dopamine Connection

Stereotypes are, way too often, unfair and cruel caricatures. That said, some stereotypes contain a kernel of truth, which is why they are an important cognitive tool for classifying a […]... More>


Are We Genetically Inclined To Be Materialistic?