By Ying-yi Hong, Michele J. Gelfand, Chi-yue Chiu
With purposes through the social sciences, tradition and psychology is a swiftly growing to be box that has skilled a surge in guides over the past decade. From this proliferation of books, chapters, and magazine articles, interesting advancements have emerged within the courting of tradition to cognitive methods, human improvement, psychopathology, social habit, organizational habit, neuroscience, language, advertising and marketing, and different themes. In acceptance of this exponential development, Advances in tradition and Psychology is the 1st annual sequence to provide cutting-edge reports of scholarly examine within the starting to be box of tradition and psychology.
The Advances in tradition and Psychology series is:
* constructing an highbrow domestic for tradition and psychology examine programs
* Fostering bridges and connections between cultural students from around the discipline
* making a most desirable outlet for tradition and psychology research
* Publishing articles that mirror the theoretical, methodological, and epistemological variety within the learn of tradition and psychology
* improving the collective id of the tradition and psychology field
Comprising chapters from the world over well known tradition students and representing range within the concept and learn of tradition inside psychology, Advances in tradition and Psychology is a perfect source for examine courses and lecturers through the psychology group.
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Sui and Han (2007) primed participants with either an individualistic or a collectivistic self-construal style and then presented them with facial images of themselves, a familiar other, or a scrambled face. Once the facial image was presented, participants were asked to indicate the head orientation of the intact face or the location of a gray bar next to the scrambled face. Greater activation within the middle frontal cortex was found for self relative to familiar and scrambled faces in the individualistic prime group, while greater activation within the middle frontal cortex was found for both self and familiar faces relative to scrambled faces in the collectivistic prime group.
Religious beliefs also have been shown to modulate neural mechanisms underlying social cognition. , 2010). Westerners, who value independence, show difference in neural response within medial prefrontal cortex (MPFC) when thinking about themselves relative to their mother, a close other, whereas Chinese do not, due to their collectivistic self-construal. e. no-self) requiring Tibetan Buddhists to deny oneself. In a neuroimaging study comparing Han and Tibetan Chinese, Wu and colleagues (2010) found that Tibetan Chinese showed no self-memory advantage or difference in MPFC response when thinking about themselves relative to a famous person or even a close other, such as their mother.
These evolutionary processes of cultural and genetic selection likely also result in cultural variation in psychological and neural processes, which serve as endophenotypes or intermediate phenotypes of the cultural and genetic traits. A central goal for cultural neuroscience research is to understand how these dual forces of cultural and genetic selection shape brain function and behavior. There are a number of ways to identify specific genes or functional polymorphisms of interest to culture.
Advances in Culture and Psychology, Volume 4 by Ying-yi Hong, Michele J. Gelfand, Chi-yue Chiu