Cross Cultural Differences

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Mother-Infant Contingent Vocalizations in 11 Countries Marc H. Bornstein, Diane L. Putnick, Linda R. Cote, O. Maurice Haynes, and Joan T. D. Suwalsky        Mother-infant interactions play an important role in child development, helping with children’s emotional, social, cognitive, and language development. Despite More

The study of culture has gained a noticeable presence across research, training, and practice in American psychology (American Psychological Association, 2003; Cheung, 2012). As graduate students, we have all become familiar with certain phrases: cultural competency, biculturalism, and human diversity, for example. The growing emphasis on cultural awareness is largely More

The mentality that “you get what you earn” is widely accepted as what is “fair” in most Western societies. But is this concept of distributive justice universally considered fair, or is it a culture-bound phenomenon? Marie Schӓfer and colleagues wanted find out. Their research, recently published in Psychological Science, examined More

The Washington Post: Thousands of public U.S. companies are likely to soon be forced to share a number many would rather keep under wraps: how much more their chief executives make than their typical rank-and-file employees. The Securities and Exchange Commission  is expected to finalize on Wednesday a long-delayed rule More

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Competence Judgments Based on Facial Appearance Are Better Predictors of American Elections Than of Korean Elections Jinkyung Na, Seunghee Kim, Hyewon Oh, Incheol Choi, and Alice O’Toole To examine cultural differences in the importance of face-trait judgments, the researchers showed American and More