Culture-sensitive neural substrates of human cognition: a transcultural neuroimaging approach

  title={Culture-sensitive neural substrates of human cognition: a transcultural neuroimaging approach},
  author={Shihui Han and Georg Northoff},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neuroscience},
Our brains and minds are shaped by our experiences, which mainly occur in the context of the culture in which we develop and live. Although psychologists have provided abundant evidence for diversity of human cognition and behaviour across cultures, the question of whether the neural correlates of human cognition are also culture-dependent is often not considered by neuroscientists. However, recent transcultural neuroimaging studies have demonstrated that one's cultural background can influence… 
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