Age and gender effects in the cultural life script of Japanese adults

@article{Janssen2014AgeAG,
  title={Age and gender effects in the cultural life script of Japanese adults},
  author={Steve M. J. Janssen and Ai Uemiya and Makiko Naka},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={26},
  pages={307 - 321}
}
Life scripts are culturally shared expectations about the timing and order of life events in an idealised life course. To examine whether cultural life scripts are semantic knowledge about expectations of life events or personal memories of those life events, Japanese young, middle-aged and older adults imagined an ordinary infant with the same gender and cultural background as themselves and named the seven most important events that are likely to take place in the life of this prototypical… 
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