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What Predicts Loneliness? Cultural Difference Between Individualistic and Collectivistic Societies in Europe
Using two multilevel analyses of residents in 12 (1992 Eurobarometer; N = 3,902) and 22 (2006 European Social Survey, N = 38,867) European societies, respectively, we examined loneliness as a function of dominant cultural ...
Islamist Terrorism as Identity Threat: The Case of Ambivalent Identification and Self?Stereotyping Among Turkish Muslims
Terrorist attacks committed in 2003 by T urkish I slamist extremists threatened the social identity of T urkish M uslims by associating them with terrorism. Using a 2 × 3 experimental design, we categorized T urkish ...
Cross-Cultural Differences in a Global “Survey of World Views”
We know that there are cross-cultural differences in psychological variables, such as individualism/collectivism. But it has not been clear which of these variables show relatively the greatest differences. The Survey of ...
How Voluntariness of Apologies Affects Actual and Hypothetical Victims' Perceptions of the Offender
Apologies are important in social interactions. Study 1 investigated participants' reactions after being insulted by a confederate and receiving no apology, a voluntary apology, a coerced apology with consequences (i.e., ...
Greater Self?Enhancement in Western Than Eastern Ukraine, but Failure to Replicate the Muhammad Ali Effect
Based on the cross-cultural research linking individualism-collectivism and self-enhancement, this research examines regional pattern of self-enhancement in Ukraine. Broadly speaking, the western part of Ukraine is mainly ...