Multicultural minds. A dynamic constructivist approach to culture and cognition.

  title={Multicultural minds. A dynamic constructivist approach to culture and cognition.},
  author={Y Y Hong and Michael W. Morris and Chi-yue Chiu and Ver{\'o}nica Benet‐Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  volume={55 7},
The authors present a new approach to culture and cognition, which focuses on the dynamics through which specific pieces of cultural knowledge (implicit theories) become operative in guiding the construction of meaning from a stimulus. Whether a construct comes to the fore in a perceiver's mind depends on the extent to which the construct is highly accessible (because of recent exposure). In a series of cognitive priming experiments, the authors simulated the experience of bicultural… Expand
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