publication . Research . 1996

The Cross-Cultural study of Emotional Expression in Japan and the United States : The Non-monolithic Nature of Individualism and Collectivism

Saito, Isamu; Stephan, Cookie White; Stephan, Walter G.; Morrison, Shara L.;
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  • Published: 20 Sep 1996 Journal: 立正大学文学部論叢, issue 104, pages 65A-88A (issn: 0485-215X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: 立正大学文学部
Abstract
In this study 3 hypotheses were tested concerning differences between the expression of emotions in collectivistic and individualistic cultures using samples from Japan and the United States. American participants anticipated feeling more comfortable expressing emotions that affirm independence but participants from Japan anticipated feeling equally comfortable expressing independent and interdependent emotions. Japanese participants anticipated feeling equally comfortable expressing emotions to family members and strangers, whereas Americans anticipated feeling more comfortable expressing emotions to family members than to strangers. Japanese participants antic...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
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