Shame in Two Cultures : Implications for Evolutionary Approaches

  title={Shame in Two Cultures : Implications for Evolutionary Approaches},
  author={Daniel and M. Tosetti and Fessler},
Cross-cultural comparisons can a) illuminate the manner in which cultures differentially highlight, ignore, and group various facets of emotional experience, and b) shed light on our evolved species-typical emotional architecture. In many societies, concern with shame is one of the principal factors regulating social behavior. Three studies conducted in Bengkulu (Indonesia) and California explored the nature and experience of shame in two disparate cultures. Study 1, perceived term use… CONTINUE READING
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