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Language-specific phoneme representations revealed by electric and magnetic brain responses
There is considerable debate about whether the early processing of sounds depends on whether they form part of speech. Proponents of such speech specificity postulate the existence ofExpand
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Simultaneous administration of the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale in 53 nations: exploring the universal and culture-specific features of global self-esteem.
  • D. Schmitt, J. Allik
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 October 2005
The Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSES) was translated into 28 languages and administered to 16,998 participants across 53 nations. The RSES factor structure was largely invariant across nations. RSESExpand
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Toward a Geography of Personality Traits
It has long been believed that personality traits vary by geographicallocation, but few studies have examined the worldwide distribution of personality profiles. Using the five-factor model ofExpand
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Why can't a man be more like a woman? Sex differences in Big Five personality traits across 55 cultures.
Previous research suggested that sex differences in personality traits are larger in prosperous, healthy, and egalitarian cultures in which women have more opportunities equal with those of men. InExpand
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Development of language-specific phoneme representations in the infant brain
Studies using behavioral methods, such as head-turning experiments, in which children are conditioned to turn their heads toward the sound source when they detect a change in the sound, have shownExpand
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Universal sex differences in the desire for sexual variety: tests from 52 nations, 6 continents, and 13 islands.
Evolutionary psychologists have hypothesized that men and women possess both long-term and short-term mating strategies, with men's short-term strategy differentially rooted in the desire for sexualExpand
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Individualism-Collectivism and Social Capital
Many social scientists have predicted that one inevitable consequence of modernization is the unlimited growth of individualism, which poses serious threats to the organic unity of society. OthersExpand
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Patterns and Universals of Adult Romantic Attachment Across 62 Cultural Regions
As part of the International Sexuality Description Project, a total of 17,804 participants from 62 cultural regions completedthe RelationshipQuestionnaire(RQ), a self-reportmeasure of adultExpand
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Personality and intelligence as predictors of academic achievement : A cross-sectional study from elementary to secondary school
General intelligence and personality traits from the Five-Factor model were studied as predictors of academic achievement in a large sample of Estonian schoolchildren from elementary to secondaryExpand
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The Five-Factor Model of Personality Across Cultures
Preface A.J. Marsella. Introduction R.R. McCrae, J. Allik. Section I: Trans- and Intercultural Studies. The Cross-Cultural Generalizability of the Five-Factor Model of Personality J.-P. Rolland.Expand
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