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Culture, gender, and self: a perspective from individualism-collectivism research.
- Y. Kashima, S. Yamaguchi, U. Kim, S. C. Choi, M. Gelfand, M. Yuki
- SociologyJournal of personality and social psychology
- 1 November 1995
A study of self-construal involving 5 cultures shows that differences between these cultures are captured mostly by the extent to which people see themselves as acting as independent agents, whereas gender differences are best summarized by the whether people regard themselves as emotionally related to others.
Intergroup comparison versus intragroup relationships: A cross-cultural examination of social identity theory in North American and East Asian cultural contexts.
- M. Yuki
- 1 June 2003
A review of the theoretical and empirical literature suggests that social identity theory does not account well for collectivistic behaviors among East Asians. I hypothesize that the central theme of…
Are the windows to the soul the same in the East and West? Cultural differences in using the eyes and mouth as cues to recognize emotions in Japan and the United States
Relational Mobility Explains Between- and Within-Culture Differences in Self-Disclosure to Close Friends
It is concluded that societies and social contexts higher in relational mobility produce stronger incentives for self-disclosure as a social-commitment device.
Relational mobility predicts social behaviors in 39 countries and is tied to historical farming and threat
- R. Thomson, M. Yuki, Mariko L. Visserman
- SociologyProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- 21 May 2018
It is found that relationships are more stable and hard to form in east Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East, while they are more fluid in the West and Latin America, and results show that relationally mobile cultures tend to have higher interpersonal trust and intimacy.
Beyond the 'east-west' dichotomy: Global variation in cultural models of selfhood.
A new 7-dimensional model of self-reported ways of being independent or interdependent is developed and validated across cultures and will allow future researchers to test more accurately the implications of cultural models of selfhood for psychological processes in diverse ecocultural contexts.
Cross-Cultural Differences in Relationship- and Group-Based Trust
- M. Yuki, W. Maddux, M. Brewer, Kosuke Takemura
- PsychologyPersonality & social psychology bulletin
- 1 January 2005
Two experiments explored differences in depersonalized trust (trust toward a relatively unknown target person) across cultures, finding that Americans trusted ingroup members more than outgroups members; however, the existence of a potential indirect relationship link increased trust for outgroup members more for Japanese than for Americans.
Relational mobility: A socioecological approach to personal relationships.
Title Relational mobility: A socioecological approach to personal relationships. Author(s) Yuki, Masaki; Schug, Joanna Citation 137-151 https://doi.org/10.1037/13489-007 Relationship Science:…
Social Representations of Events and People in World History Across 12 Cultures
Social representations of world history were assessed using the open-ended questions, “What are the most important events in world history?” and “Who are the most influential persons in world history…
Similarity attraction and actually selecting similar others: How cross‐societal differences in relational mobility affect interpersonal similarity in Japan and the USA
Several studies have demonstrated that similarity between friendship partners is higher in the West than in East Asian countries. We hypothesized that these differences could be explained by…