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Cognitive contours: Recent work on cross-cultural psychology and its relevance for education

MW Davies

Studies in Philosophy and Education | Published : 2007


This paper outlines new work in cross-cultural psychology largely drawn from Nisbett, Choi, and Smith (Cognition, 65, 15-32, 1997); Nisbett, Peng, Choi, & Norenzayan, Psychological Review, 108 (2), 291-310, 2001; Nisbett, The Geography of Thought: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently... and Why. New York: Free Press 2003), Ji, Zhang and Nisbett (Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 87 (1), 57-65, 2004), Norenzayan (2000) and Peng (Naive Dialecticism and its Effects on Reasoning and Judgement about Contradiction. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1997) Peng and Nisbett (Cross-Cultural Similarities and Differences in the Understanding of Physical Causality. Paper pres..

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