Acculturation: When Individuals and Groups of Different Cultural Backgrounds Meet.

  title={Acculturation: When Individuals and Groups of Different Cultural Backgrounds Meet.},
  author={David Lackland Sam and John W. Berry},
  journal={Perspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science},
  volume={5 4},
  • D. Sam, J. Berry
  • Published 2 August 2010
  • Psychology
  • Perspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science
In cross-cultural psychology, one of the major sources of the development and display of human behavior is the contact between cultural populations. Such intercultural contact results in both cultural and psychological changes. At the cultural level, collective activities and social institutions become altered, and at the psychological level, there are changes in an individual's daily behavioral repertoire and sometimes in experienced stress. The two most common research findings at the… 

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