Cross Cultural Differences

Local culture is in your genes

The Boston Globe: Previous research has shown that European-Americans have a more independent social orientation than people from East Asia. However, researchers at the University of Michigan have now qualified this relationship: Cultural differences are only observed among people with certain variants of a gene associated with dopamine function—and reward More

New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science:   Don’t Do It Again: Directed Forgetting of Habits Gesine Dreisbach and Karl-Heinz T. Bäuml Can directed forgetting be used to eliminate habits? Participants completed a directed-forgetting task where they associated words with either a left or a right button press. Participants More