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tendency to agree rather than disagree
the individual and how they act around a group
technique of translating protocol, from one language to another and then back to the original language.
differences that don't have the same meaning within and across cultures
theories and hypothesis compared across culture to see if the meanings are the same.
a variable that can be used to distinguish cultural differences
variables that operationalize aspects of culture that researchers believe produce differences in psychological variables.
cross cultural comparison
a study that compares two or more cultures on some psychological variable of interest, often with the hypothesis that one culture will have signif. higher scores than others
cross cultural validation study
a study that examines whether a measure of a psychological construct that was originally generated in a single culture is applicable, meaningful, and thus equivalent in another culture
cultural attribution fallacies
a mistaken interpretation in cross cultural comparison studies. cultural attribution fallacies occur when researchers infer that something cultural produced the differences they observed in their study, despite the fact that they may not be empirically justified in doing so because they did not actually measure those cultural factors
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