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Advances in Culture and PsychologyVolume Two$
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Michele J. Gelfand, Chi-yue Chiu, and Ying-yi Hong

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199840694

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840694.001.0001

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Culture, Brain, and Behavior

Culture, Brain, and Behavior

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(p.53) Chapter 2 Culture, Brain, and Behavior
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Advances in Culture and Psychology
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Nalini Ambady

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840694.003.0002

This chapter reviews recent developments in the rapidly advancing field of cultural neuroscience. The chapter begins with a discussion of findings from cultural neuroscience regarding emotion and social cognition; this is followed by findings in the areas of social perception and perspective taking, most of them resulting from collaborative efforts between social psychologists and cognitive neuroscientists. Next, seminal work examining the neural correlates of the self across cultures is reviewed, followed by research in the areas of general perception and cognition, including the topics of language, music, mathematics, object perception, and memory. After a description of the various frontiers of psychology that are being illuminated by cultural neuroscience, two theoretical ideas that provide a rubric for structuring this emerging field—culture mapping and source analysis—are presented. Finally, potential challenges facing the field are outlined.

Keywords:   culture, brain, emotion, perception, cognition, neuroscience

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