Handbook of Motivation and Cognition Across Cultures by Richard Sorrentino, Susumu Yamaguchi

By Richard Sorrentino, Susumu Yamaguchi

In contemporary years there was a wealth of latest learn in cognition, relatively on the subject of assisting theoretical constructs approximately how cognitions are shaped, processed, strengthened, and the way they then impact habit. lots of those theories have arisen and been demonstrated in geographic isolation. It is still obvious even if theories that purport to explain cognition in a single tradition will both turn out actual in different cultures. The Handbook of Motivation and Cognition throughout Cultures is the 1st e-book to examine those theories particularly with tradition in brain. The e-book investigates common truths approximately motivation and cognition throughout tradition, relative to theories and findings indicating cultural differences.

Coverage comprises the main commonly brought up researchers in cognition and their theories- as noticeable during the having a look glass of tradition. The chapters comprise self-regulation by way of Tory Higgins, subconscious notion via John Bargh, attribution thought by means of Bernie Weiner, and self-verification by way of invoice Swann, between others. The e-book also comprises the very best new researchers in cross-cultural psychology, with members from Germany, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong, and Australia. sooner or later, tradition could be the litmus attempt of a concept earlier than it truly is permitted, and this ebook brings this question to the vanguard of cognition research.

  • Includes contributions from researchers from Germany, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong, and Australia for a cross-cultural panel
  • Provides a different standpoint at the impression of tradition on medical theories and data

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In fact, a close examination of the literature on cross-cultural comparisons of cognitive-emotional orientations confirms our earlier conclusion that the independent–interdependent dichotomy does not suffice to account for cultural differences: For example, it does not provide a satisfactory explanation of the development of an integrated self. At first glance, one might expect the interdependent orientation to promote an integrative self. , in the object recognition system). At first glance, this statement seems to contradict empirical evidence suggesting that interdependent cultures are characterized by a preference for contradictory arguments or experiences and their prompt integration (Peng & Nisbett, 1999).

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