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Mixi Diary versus Facebook Photos: Social Networking Site use among Japanese and Caucasian American Females
A survey of Caucasian-American and Japanese young women investigated cultural differences in types of social networking site use and motives for use. Although there were some disparities betweenExpand
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Intergenerational Communication Across Cultures: Young People's Perceptions of Conversations with Family Elders, Non-family Elders and Same-Age Peers
Young adults from three Western (Canada, U.S.A., and New Zealand) and three East Asian (The Philippines, South Korea and Japan) nations completed a questionnaire regarding their perceptions ofExpand
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College students' trait ratings of three age groups around the Pacific Rim
In this paper, the traits which younger adults associate with younger, middle-aged, and older adults in a number of Pacific Rim nations were assessed. Two dependent variables (‘personal vitality’ andExpand
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Young People's Beliefs About Intergenerational Communication
This article examines young people's perceptions of their conversations with older people (age 65-85) across nine cultures−five Eastern and four Western. Responses from more than 1,000 participantsExpand
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Japanese College Students’ Media Exposure to Sexually Explicit Materials, Perceptions of Women, and Sexually Permissive Attitudes
The present study examined Japanese college students’ ( N  = 476) use of sexually explicit material (SEM) and associations with perceptions of women as sex objects and sexually permissive attitudes.Expand
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Age Vitality Across Eleven Nations
This paper is the second in a series of empirical applications of the concept of (ethnolinguistic) vitality into the intergenerational arena. It examines young people's assessments of the subjectiveExpand
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Accommodation and nonaccommodation across the lifespan: Perspectives from Thailand, Japan, and the United States of America
This study investigates perceptions of intra‐ and intergenerational communication among young adults in Thailand, Japan, and the U.S.A. Interactions with older adults were reported to be generallyExpand
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Beliefs About Intra- and Intergenerational Communication in Japan, the Philippines, and the United States: Implication for Older Adults' Subjective Well-Being
This study focused on a unique comparison of American, Japanese, and Filipino younger and older adults' intra- and intergenerational communication experiences, and their implications for elderExpand
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