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.

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Commitment to Science and Compassion: IACCP's Values in a Diverse and Complex World

The International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology is a highly diverse scientific society committed to advancing our understanding of the intersections of psychology and culture. We prioritize the application of scientific methods to deepen our insights into the human condition and to contribute to a more compassionate world for every individual. We reject violence, including terrorism, as a means to resolve interpersonal and international conflicts. We believe that all lives hold equal worth, transcending the many collective and individual identities that distinguish us. We extend our heartfelt sympathies to those who endure physical and emotional suffering, including our members and all those affected by violence, and the increasingly frequent natural and human-induced disasters.

Events

Culture and Psychology Summer School in Bali

Aug 02, 2024—Aug 05, 2024

Bali, Indonesia

2024 IACCP International Congress – Bali

Aug 05, 2024—Aug 09, 2024

Bali, Indonesia

Keynote speakers for the Bali conference

Aug 01, 2024—Aug 05, 2024

Association News

IACCP congratulates Judith L. Gibbons

January 5, 2024

IACCP congratulates Judith L. Gibbons for receiving the Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology Dr. Gibbons…

Call for C&P school instructors in Bali

December 11, 2023

The Culture & Psychology (C&P) School, sponsored by the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP), offers a unique learning opportunity…

Perspectives of Researchers Engaging in Majority World Research to Promote Diverse and Global Psychological Science

December 2, 2023

Journal analyses have documented the historical neglect of research pertaining to the Majority World inpsychological science, and the need for…

Publications

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.

ORPC Website

Recent Publications by Members

Author(s) Susan B. Goldstein

20220421, Cambridge University Press

USA

Summary Over the past three decades, the population of international students throughout the world has steadily increased. Although university students choose to study in locations other than their home country for a variety of reasons, including professional development and disciplinary training, nearly all education abroad programs have intercultural learning as a central goal. In this…

Non-Western Identity

Author(s) Byron G. Adams, Fons J. R. van de Vijver

2021, Springer

Advances research on key aspects and themes related to identity in non-Western contexts Examines identity throughout different life stages, such as adolescents, youth, emerging adults, and adults Considers new and adapted perspectives on established theoretical frameworks

Concept and Method in Cross-Cultural and Cultural Psychology

Author(s) Ype H. Poortinga

20211008, Cambridge University Press

Ype H. Poortinga: Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Cross-Cultural and Cultural Psychology Summary An overview is given of cross-cultural psychology and cultural psychology, focusing on theory and methodology. In Section 1 historical developments in research are traced; it is found that initially extensive psychological differences tend to shrink when more carefully designed studies are conducted.…