On “Feeling Right” in Cultural Contexts

@article{Fulmer2010OnR,
  title={On “Feeling Right” in Cultural Contexts},
  author={Christine Fulmer and Michele J. Gelfand and Arie W. Kruglanski and Chu Kim-prieto and Edward Francis Diener and Antonio Pierro and Edward Tory Higgins},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={21},
  pages={1563 - 1569}
}
Whether one is in one’s native culture or abroad, one’s personality can differ markedly from the personalities of the majority, thus failing to match the “cultural norm.” Our studies examined how the interaction of individual- and cultural-level personality affects people’s self-esteem and well-being. We propose a person-culture match hypothesis that predicts that when a person’s personality matches the prevalent personalities of other people in a culture, culture functions as an important… 
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