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Nonverbal Accents

It’s long been believed that people of all ages and ethnicities express their states of mind with the same physical cues. But psychological research is revealing that, much like language, facial expressions and other forms of nonverbal communication may have culturally specific identifiers. ... More>


How Do Social Pressures Tip Our Ethical Balancing Acts?

What happens when someone asks you to do something unethical? Will your moral standards balance out any qualms you have about just saying no? ... More>


The Culture of Meetings

In any team environment today, professional workers are likely to be matched up with at least one person from another culture. Organizations should consider training team members on cultural differences. ... More>


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>


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>