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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Association News

IACCP announces SPARK Grant Recipients

April 7, 2022

The IACCP’s new SPARKS Grants Committee is excited to issue their very first award announcements! CONGRATULATIONS to our five teams…

Post-Doctoral Position in Cross-Cultural Development of Supernatural Beliefs

March 13, 2022

The Childhood Cognition Lab (PI: Rebekah Richert; https://www.childcoglab.org/) at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) is inviting applications for a…

IACCP announces SPARK grants

December 9, 2021

Inspired by discussions with IACCP regional representatives, the International Association for Cross Cultural Psychology has launched IACCP Spark Grants. IACCP…

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.

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Recent Publications by Members

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.…

Trust and Trustworthiness across Cultures

Author(s) Kwantes, Catherine, Kuo, Ben C.H. (Eds.)

2020, Springer

USA

Implications for Societies and Workplaces Editors: Kwantes, Catherine, Kuo, Ben C.H. (Eds.) This book investigates trust in seven different cultural contexts, exploring how societal culture can influence our expectations regarding what may be considered trustworthy within a cultural context. Although the definition of trustworthiness is clear, how it is operationalized and applied in various cultural…

Methods and Assessment in Culture and Psychology

Edited by Michael Bender and Byron Adams   Significant advancements in methodologies and statistical techniques in cross-cultural psychological research abound, but general practice, education, and most researchers in psychology rarely use them. This leads to misinterpretations, misrepresentations, and prejudice. The authors expertly demonstrate the importance of methodological rigor to safeguard appropriate inferences about similarities and…