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Cultural Bases for Self-Evaluation: Seeing Oneself Positively in Different Cultural Contexts
(SAGE Publications Inc.SAGE, 2014)
Several theories propose that self-esteem, or positive self-regard, results from fulfilling the value priorities of one's surrounding culture. Yet, surprisingly little evidence exists for this assertion, and theories differ ...
Beyond the 'East-West' dichotomy: Global variation in cultural models of selfhood
(American Psychological Association Inc., 2016)
Markus and Kitayama's (1991) theory of independent and interdependent self-construals had a major influence on social, personality, and developmental psychology by highlighting the role of culture in psychological processes. ...
Parasite stress and pathogen avoidance relate to distinct dimensions of political ideology across 30 nations
(National Academy of Sciences, 2016)
People who are more avoidant of pathogens are more politically conservative, as are nations with greater parasite stress. In the current research, we test two prominent hypotheses that have been proposed as explanations ...