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Do cultural groups differ in the practice of and the poteniality to guilt and shame? (01J15507)

The established hypothesis in anthropology and cross-cultural psychology that cultures differ in the relative salience of guilt and shame is investigated in a set of very diverse countries. The research is executed from emotion-psychological and cross-cultural perspectives. Cultural differences in both practice of and potentiality to guilt and shame are looked at.

Date:1 Jan 2007  →  31 Oct 2012
Keywords:shame, cross-cultural emotion research, guilt
Disciplines:Social psychology, Biological and physiological psychology, Applied psychology, General psychology, Other psychology and cognitive sciences