APS Fellow Asifa Majid is uncovering deep-seated cultural differences in the way people talk about odors, aromas, and scents… More
Cross Cultural Differences
THE PATIENT, A man in his early 20s, was clearly distressed, anxious. There were insects, he said, insects crawling around… More
There’s a school of thought that says shame is a social construct: We only learn to feel inadequate and exposed… More
Testing for Measurement Invariance: Does your measure mean the same thing for different participants?
From Beck’s Depression Inventory to the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS), psychological scientists regularly use scales, schedules, and inventories in published empirical papers. But how can we be certain that these questionnaires actually measure the same construct across all respondents… More
Michele Gelfand used to be “a sheltered Long Island kid who only saw New York and the world through a… More
As the United States—and much of the world—becomes more ethnically diverse, how can we all get along? For many, the… More