International Association for Cross Cultural Psychology

The IACCP was founded in 1972 to facilitate communication among people interested in a diverse range of issues involving culture and psychology.


2019 – V Latin America Regional Conference

Jul 16, 2019—Jul 19, 2019

San Jose, Costa Rica

2018 International Congress of IACCP

Jul 01, 2018—Jul 05, 2018

The University of Guelph, The Centre for Cross Cultural Research Canada

2018 – Human and Cultural Values Research

Feb 22, 2018—Feb 23, 2018

Perth, Australia

Association News

New member publication

January 5, 2021

Check out “Culture Conscious” in our Member Publication section

Handbook of Culture and Psychology

New IACCP member publication

January 4, 2021

Check out “The Handbook of Culture and Psychology ” in our Member Publication section

Children's Social Worlds in Cultural Context

New publication from IACCP members

January 4, 2021

Check out “Children’s Social Worlds in Cultural Context ” in our Member Publication section


Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology

The Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology provides the latest empirical research on important cross-cultural questions in social, developmental, cognitive, linguistic, personality, organizational and other areas of psychology. Each volume of JCCP includes empirical papers, brief reports, and integrative review articles of empirical cross-cultural research, along with theoretical papers that may suggest new orientations for future research. The Journal publishes cross-cultural and single culture studies, and quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods are represented. It supplements its broad coverage with single-themed Special Issues and Special Sections dedicated to topics of particular interest.

Members have free access to current and past issues of JCCP: click on the My Account link on the upper/right of all pages.

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Online Readings in Psychology and Culture

The Online Readings in Psychology and Culture (ORPC) is designed to serve as a resource for researchers, teachers, students, and anyone who is interested in the interrelationships between Psychology and Culture. Sponsored by the International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP), this publication is a free online resource for readers and authors.

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Recent Publications by Members

Culture Conscious: Briefings in Culture, Cognition, and Behavior

Is the World Becoming More Individualistic? Are the Twos Terrible Everywhere? Can a Westerner Think Like an East Asian? What Happens When a Foreigner Adopts an Anglo Name?   The book is designed primarily as a supplemental text for lower-level courses in Psychology, as a way for instructors to inject a (much needed) cross-cultural perspective…

Handbook of Culture and Psychology

Edited by David Matsumoto and Hyisung C. Hwang Describes the continued evolution and advancement of cultural and cross-cultural psychology Reviews the state of the art in each field as well as challenges and opportunities that we will face in the future Provides deep coverage of concepts such as development, cognition, emotion, personality, psychopathology, psychotherapy, and…

Tiia Tulviste, Deborah L. Best, Judith L. Gibbons Children’s Social Worlds in Cultural Context

Examines social competencies in early childhood from a cultural perspective Focuses on preschoolers’ social competencies, including how to communicate, understand emotions of other people, and behave prosocially across various situations Discusses how the variability in social worlds shapes children’s competencies Addresses societal and educational challenges triggered by rapidly increased migration around the world This book…