STEVEN HEINE

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint What's wrong with cross-cultural comparisons of subjective Likert scales?: The reference-group effect
    Steven J Heine
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:903-18. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Exposure to scientific theories affects women's math performance
    Ilan Dar-Nimrod
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Science 314:435. 2006
  3. pmc Implicit essentialism: genetic concepts are implicitly associated with fate concepts
    Wren A Gould
    Psychology Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e38176. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary explanations need to account for cultural variation
    Steven J Heine
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada http www2 psych ubc ca heine index html
    Behav Brain Sci 34:26-7. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Personality: the universal and the culturally specific
    Steven J Heine
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z4 Canada
    Annu Rev Psychol 60:369-94. 2009
  6. doi request reprint In search of East Asian self-enhancement
    Steven J Heine
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 11:4-27. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Mirrors in the head: cultural variation in objective self-awareness
    Steven J Heine
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 34:879-87. 2008
  8. doi request reprint What do cross-national comparisons of personality traits tell us? The case of conscientiousness
    Steven J Heine
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Psychol Sci 19:309-13. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Self as cultural product: an examination of East Asian and North American selves
    S J Heine
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Pers 69:881-906. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint The meaning maintenance model: on the coherence of social motivations
    Steven J Heine
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 10:88-110. 2006

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint What's wrong with cross-cultural comparisons of subjective Likert scales?: The reference-group effect
    Steven J Heine
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:903-18. 2002
    ..Cross-cultural comparisons using subjective Likert scales are compromised because of different reference groups. Possible solutions are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Exposure to scientific theories affects women's math performance
    Ilan Dar-Nimrod
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Science 314:435. 2006
    ..In two studies, women who read of genetic causes of sex differences performed worse on math tests than those who read of experiential causes...
  3. pmc Implicit essentialism: genetic concepts are implicitly associated with fate concepts
    Wren A Gould
    Psychology Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e38176. 2012
    ..In addition to the wealth of past findings of genetic essentialism with explicit and deliberative measures, these biases appear to be also evident with implicit measures...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary explanations need to account for cultural variation
    Steven J Heine
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada http www2 psych ubc ca heine index html
    Behav Brain Sci 34:26-7. 2011
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  5. doi request reprint Personality: the universal and the culturally specific
    Steven J Heine
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z4 Canada
    Annu Rev Psychol 60:369-94. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint In search of East Asian self-enhancement
    Steven J Heine
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 11:4-27. 2007
    ..Overall, the evidence converges to show that East Asians do not self-enhance...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mirrors in the head: cultural variation in objective self-awareness
    Steven J Heine
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 34:879-87. 2008
    ..In contrast, Japanese participants were unaffected by the presence of the mirror...
  8. doi request reprint What do cross-national comparisons of personality traits tell us? The case of conscientiousness
    Steven J Heine
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Psychol Sci 19:309-13. 2008
    ..Country-level self- and peer-report measures of conscientiousness failed as markers of between-nation differences in personality...
  9. ncbi request reprint Self as cultural product: an examination of East Asian and North American selves
    S J Heine
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Pers 69:881-906. 2001
    ..These differences reveal the manifold ways that culture shapes the self...
  10. ncbi request reprint The meaning maintenance model: on the coherence of social motivations
    Steven J Heine
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 10:88-110. 2006
    ..People respond to these diverse threats in highly similar ways, which suggests that a range of psychological motivations are expressions of a singular impulse to generate and maintain a sense of meaning...
  11. ncbi request reprint Where is the evidence for pancultural self-enhancement? A reply to Sedikides, Gaertner, and Toguchi (2003)
    Steven J Heine
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:531-8. 2005
    ..The present article provides a theoretical basis for understanding cross-cultural differences in self-enhancement and considers the question of universality by exploring 2 different conceptualizations of positive self-regard...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychological universals: what are they and how can we know?
    Ara Norenzayan
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Bristish Columbia, Canada
    Psychol Bull 131:763-84. 2005
    ..Finally, universals are examined in relation to the questions of levels of analysis, evolutionary explanations of psychological processes, and management of cross-cultural relations...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural discrepancies in self-appraisals
    Michael Ross
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:1175-88. 2005
    ..The two studies provide evidence that Canadians possess stronger self-enhancing motivations than do Japanese and enable a cross-cultural analysis of several social psychological theories of self-appraisal...
  14. doi request reprint The case of the transmogrifying experimenter: affirmation of a moral schema following implicit change detection
    Travis Proulx
    Department of Psychology, 2136 West Mall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Psychol Sci 19:1294-300. 2008
    ..The results demonstrate the functional interchangeability of different meaning frameworks, and highlight the role of unconscious arousal in prompting people to seek alternative schemas in the face of a meaning threat...
  15. doi request reprint The weirdest people in the world?
    Joseph Henrich
    Department of Psychology and Department of Economics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Behav Brain Sci 33:61-83; discussion 83-135. 2010
    ..We close by proposing ways to structurally re-organize the behavioral sciences to best tackle these challenges...
  16. ncbi request reprint An exploration of cultural variation in self-enhancing and self-improving motivations
    Steven J Heine
    University of British Columbia
    Nebr Symp Motiv 49:101-28. 2003
  17. doi request reprint The cultural shaping of depression: somatic symptoms in China, psychological symptoms in North America?
    Andrew G Ryder
    Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:300-13. 2008
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Watching your troubles away: television viewing as a stimulus for subjective self-awareness
    Sophia Moskalenko
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:76-85. 2003
    ..Television appears to be an effective stimulus to direct the focus away from oneself and to render people less aware of how they are falling short of their standards...

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