Globalization and psychology
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AbstractIn globalized societies, people often encounter symbols of diverse cultures in the same space at the same time. Simultaneous exposure to diverse cultures draws people's attention to cultural differences and promotes catergorical perceptions of culture. Local cultural identification and presence of cultural threat increase the likelihood of resisting inflow of foreign cultures (exclusionary reactions). When cultures are seen as intellectual resources, foreign cultural exposure affords intercultural learning and enhances individual creativity (integrative reactions). Psychological studies of globalization attest to the utility of treating cultures as evolving, interacting systems, rather than static, independent entities.
All Author(s) ListChiu C.-Y., Kwan L.Y.-Y.
Journal nameCurrent Opinion in Psychology
Year2016
Month4
Day1
Volume Number8
PublisherElsevier Limited
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
Pages44 - 48
ISSN2352-250X
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom

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