Fundamentals of Research on Culture and Psychology: Theory and Methods

Author(s) Valery Chirkov

2016, Routledge

This is the first book that provides detailed guidelines of how to conduct multi-disciplinary research to study people’s behaviors in different cultures. Readers are encouraged to look beyond disciplinary boundaries to address issues between individuals and their socio-cultural environments so as to design the most effective studies possible. The core philosophical and theoretical assumptions that…

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The witch who lost her marbles

Author(s) Mayer


“The witch who lost her marbles” is the story about the extraterrestrian Ngululu who uses his home, the temple of adventures at Blalocee, to travel through time and space. One day,  Ngululu jumps into his spaceship, spins around and lands in the middle of a hot, dry and vast desert. It is there, where he meets…

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Foundations of Multicultural Psychology: Research to Inform Effective Practice

Author(s) Timothy B. Smith & Joseph Trimble

2015, American Psychological Association

Multicultural psychology is a vibrant, emerging discipline with great potential to inform therapists about cultural considerations relevant to mental health. But to what extent are existing assumptions about culturally-informed practice based on research evidence? This book brings clarity to the current evidence base, shifting the conversation toward greater inclusion of cultural factors in psychotherapy and…

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Counseling across cultures (7th ed.)

Author(s) Paul Pederson, Walter Lonner, Juris Draguns, Joseph Trimble, Maria. Scharron del Rio (Eds.)

2015, Sage

Offering a primary focus on North American cultural and ethnic diversity while addressing global questions and issues, Counseling Across Cultures, Seventh Edition draws on the expertise of 48 invited contributors to examine the cultural context of accurate assessment and appropriate interventions in counseling diverse clients. The book’s chapters highlight work with African Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos/as, American…

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Handbook of Advances in Culture and Psychology (Vol. 5)

Author(s) Michele J. Gelfand, Chi-yue Chiu, & Ying-yi Hong (Eds.)

2015, Oxford

Chapter 1. Similarities of Chimpanzee and Human CultureChristophe Boesch Chapter 2. Culture and NeuroplasticityShinobu Kitayama, Jiyoung Park, Yay-hyung Cho Chapter 3. Methodological Aspects of Cross-Cultural Research Fons J. R. van de Vijver Chapter 4. Morality, Development, and CultureMelanie Killen, Aline Hitti, Shelby Cooley, Laura Elenbaas Chapter 5. The Psychology of Residential and Relational Mobilities Shigehiro Oishi, Joanna…

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Neuroscience in Intercultural Contexts

Author(s) Jason E. Warnick & Dan Landis (Eds.)

2015, Springer

This breakthrough volume brings together cultural neuroscience and intercultural relations in an expansive presentation. Its selected topics in reasoning, memory, and other key cognitive areas bridge the neuroscience behind culture-related phenomena with the complex social processes involved in seeing the world through the perspective of others. Coverage ranges beyond the familiar paradigms of acculturation and…

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The Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural Psychology

Author(s) Kenneth D. Keith

2014, Wiley Blackwell

The Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural Psychology presents a comprehensive collection of information relating to the fields of cross-cultural, cultural, and indigenous psychology contributed by scientists and scholars from around the world. The work features over 600 entries, including biographies of 135 key people from the fields of cross-cultural, cultural, and indigenous psychology. Content includes coverage on…

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Global Perspectives on Well-Being in Immigrant Families

Author(s) Rodosveta Dimitrova, Michael Bender, & Fons van de Vijver (Eds.)

2014, Springer

From the Back Cover Global Perspectives on Well-Being in Immigrant Families stands apart from current edited books by focusing mainly on immigrants coming to countries other than the United States, and on the experiences of children, adolescents, and young adults. Its international panel of experts addresses the complexities of acculturation in individual and family contexts, and…

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