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The Hand Book of Social Psychology.
November 1, 1998... The first time I heard of the baseball World Series, I fully expected to find teams from numerous countries competing. Imagine my surprise to discover that only U.S. teams are included in this world event. "Should not this be called the U.S. championship?" I asked, perhaps naively. "Not at...
Attitudes toward high achievers, self-esteem, and value priorities for Australian, American, and Canadian students.
November 1, 1998... In a recent article, Feather and Adair (in press) compared Australian and Canadian students with respect to social attitudes, global self-esteem, and value priorities. The questionnaire that was used included a measure of attitudes toward high achievers or "tall poppies" who have achieved...
Emotional expression in Japan and the United States: the nonmonolithic nature of individualism and collectivism.
November 1, 1998... The dimension of individualism-collectivism is thought to account for many cultural differences in behavior. Triandis (1994a) calls individualism-collectivism "the most important world view that differentiates cultures" (p. 286). Collectivistic cultures such as Japan are said to differ from...
A cross-cultural ranking of stressful life events in Germany, India, South Africa, and the United States.
November 1, 1998... Sudden changes in an individual's lifestyle can be traumatic and may collectively represent a tremendous source of stress. In fact, stressful life events are by definition events that require changes in lifestyle that can range from minor adjustments in daily routine to a major reconstruction...
Planning and problem solving: differences between Brazilian and German students.
November 1, 1998... Throughout the past one or two decades, there has been an increasing interest in European cognitive psychology in what has been labeled complex problem solving or dynamic decision making (Brehmer, 1992; Dorner & Wearing, 1995; Frensch & Funke, 1995). It is argued that many of the...