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Dialectical Self-Esteem and East-West Differences in Psychological Well-Being
The authors present the results of four studies that examined cultural differences in reasoning about psychological contradiction and the effects of naive dialecticism on self-evaluations and psychological adjustment and found that increased dialecticism was related to decreased psychological adjustment. Expand
Consensual and individual stereotypic beliefs about international students among American host nationals
Abstract The present study examined the consensual stereotype of an extraordinarily heterogeneous social group, international students who are sojourning in the United States, among American hostExpand
Cultural Differences in Expectations of Change and Tolerance for Contradiction: A Decade of Empirical Research
The authors show how dialectical thinkers show greater expectation of change in tasks related to explanation and prediction and greater tolerance of contradiction in tasks involving the reconciliation of contradictory information in the domains of the self, emotional experience, psychological well-being, attitudes and evaluations, social categorization and perception, and judgment and decision making. Expand
Attitudes toward the culturally different: the role of intercultural communication barriers, affective responses, consensual stereotypes, and perceived threat
Abstract The psychological impact of intercultural communication barriers on intergroup attitudes was examined by testing a model of global attitudes toward the culturally different. The prejudiceExpand
The Dialectical Self-Concept: Contradiction, Change, and Holism in East Asian Cultures
Naïve dialecticism provides a comprehensive theoretical framework for understanding cultural differences and the contradictory, changeable, and holistic nature of the East Asian self-concept. Expand
The Vocational Situation and Country of Orientation of International Students
A culturally relevant career-development needs assessment survey was administered to 227 international college students. Factor analysis indicated that the participants' vocational needs centered onExpand
Dialecticism and the Co-occurrence of Positive and Negative Emotions Across Cultures
Emotional complexity (the co-occurrence of positive and negative affect) is more prevalent in East Asian than North American cultures. Although researchers have attributed this robust finding toExpand
The central role of entitativity in stereotypes of social categories and task groups.
It is demonstrated that laypeople hold stereotype-like mental representations of group types other than social categories and that entitativity plays a crucial mediating role in stereotyping across different types of groups. Expand
The Masculinity of Money: Automatic Stereotypes Predict Gender Differences In Estimated Salaries
We present the first empirical investigation of why men are assumed to earn higher salaries than women (the salary estimation effect). Although this phenomenon is typically attributed to consciousExpand
I Am Against Us? Unpacking Cultural Differences in Ingroup Favoritism via Dialecticism
Although ingroup disfavoring tendencies were more prevalent among Chinese across studies, they may be a reflection of one’s culturally based lay beliefs rather than deep-rooted negative feelings toward one's ingroup. Expand