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By Abraham Tesser, Norbert Schwarz

This quantity on intraindividual methods is one in all a suite of 4 handbooks within the social psychology box and covers social cognition, attitudes, and attribution theory.
Includes contributions through teachers and different specialists from world wide to make sure a very foreign perspective.
Provides a complete evaluation of vintage and present study and sure destiny trends.
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It is increasingly recognized that, whereas there exists universally “an empirical agent” (Dumont, 1970), the modern Western view of the self, with its associated cultural practices, represents a culturally specific form. As theorists have noted, this implies that certain self-related psychological processes are likely to be culturally variable as well (Baumeister, 1987; Oyserman, ch. 23, this volume). 30 Joan G. g. g. “He is selfish”) than do Americans (for similar results in perception of the self, see Bond & Cheung, 1983; Cousins, 1989).

G. Berry, Poortinga, Segall, & Dasen, 1992; Brislin, 1983). Its theoretical and methodological ties to social psychology, in fact, have been so close, that Tedeschi (1988, p. 17) once characterized cross-cultural psychologists simply as “social psychologists working in different cultures”. Despite its close affinity to social psychology, however, work in cross-cultural psychology has had little or no impact on basic social psychological theory. This has occurred, at least in part, as a result of the limited challenges which at least early work in this tradition posed to the mainstream discipline.

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