Heejung S Kim

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Culture, serotonin receptor polymorphism and locus of attention
    Heejung S Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 5:212-8. 2010
  2. pmc Culture, distress, and oxytocin receptor polymorphism (OXTR) interact to influence emotional support seeking
    Heejung S Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 93106 9660, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:15717-21. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Express your social self: cultural differences in choice of brand-name versus generic products
    Heejung S Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 35:1555-66. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Culture and social support
    Heejung S Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    Am Psychol 63:518-26. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Culture and the cognitive and neuroendocrine responses to speech
    Heejung S Kim
    University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 94:32-47. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint What do we see in a tilted square? A validation of the figure independence scale
    Heejung S Kim
    University of California, Santa Barbara 93106 9660, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 34:47-60. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint "Express yourself": culture and the effect of self-expression on choice
    Heejung S Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:1-11. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Pursuit of comfort and pursuit of harmony: culture, relationships, and social support seeking
    Heejung S Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara 93106 9660, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:1595-607. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Cultural differences in the impact of social support on psychological and biological stress responses
    Shelley E Taylor
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:831-7. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Interpreting a helping hand: cultural variation in the effectiveness of solicited and unsolicited social support
    Taraneh Mojaverian
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 39:88-99. 2013

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Publications22

  1. pmc Culture, serotonin receptor polymorphism and locus of attention
    Heejung S Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 5:212-8. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest that the same genetic predisposition can result in divergent psychological outcomes, depending on an individual's cultural context...
  2. pmc Culture, distress, and oxytocin receptor polymorphism (OXTR) interact to influence emotional support seeking
    Heejung S Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 93106 9660, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:15717-21. 2010
    ..These findings also indicate that psychological distress and culture are important moderators that shape behavioral outcomes associated with OXTR genotypes...
  3. doi request reprint Express your social self: cultural differences in choice of brand-name versus generic products
    Heejung S Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 35:1555-66. 2009
    ..European Americans) to make more choices concordant with self-perception. These findings highlight the importance of considering external and social motivations underlying the choice-making process...
  4. doi request reprint Culture and social support
    Heejung S Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    Am Psychol 63:518-26. 2008
    ..Discussion centers on the potential implications of these findings for intercultural interactions and for the use of mental health services by Asians and Asian Americans...
  5. doi request reprint Culture and the cognitive and neuroendocrine responses to speech
    Heejung S Kim
    University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 94:32-47. 2008
    ..The results demonstrate how the same act that is intended to create the same psychological experience could inadvertently lead to systematically different psychological experiences for people from different cultures...
  6. ncbi request reprint What do we see in a tilted square? A validation of the figure independence scale
    Heejung S Kim
    University of California, Santa Barbara 93106 9660, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 34:47-60. 2008
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  7. ncbi request reprint "Express yourself": culture and the effect of self-expression on choice
    Heejung S Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:1-11. 2007
    ..This research highlights the importance of the cultural meanings of self-expression and the moderating role of cultural beliefs on the psychological effect of self-expression...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pursuit of comfort and pursuit of harmony: culture, relationships, and social support seeking
    Heejung S Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara 93106 9660, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:1595-607. 2006
    ..These findings underscore the importance of culturally divergent relationship patterns in understanding social support transactions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cultural differences in the impact of social support on psychological and biological stress responses
    Shelley E Taylor
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:831-7. 2007
    ..Our discussion focuses on cultural differences in the construal of relationships and their implications for social support and delivery of support services...
  10. doi request reprint Interpreting a helping hand: cultural variation in the effectiveness of solicited and unsolicited social support
    Taraneh Mojaverian
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 39:88-99. 2013
    ..Results supported our hypothesis, with Asian Americans reporting better outcomes from unsolicited support and European Americans showing little difference between support types...
  11. doi request reprint Culture and social support provision: who gives what and why
    Jacqueline M Chen
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 38:3-13. 2012
    ..These studies illustrate the importance of considering cultural context and its role in determining the meaning and function of various support behaviors...
  12. doi request reprint Culture and social support: neural bases and biological impact
    David K Sherman
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
    Prog Brain Res 178:227-37. 2009
    ..Discussion centers on the importance of developing an overarching framework of social support that integrates health psychology, cultural psychology, social neuroscience, and genetics...
  13. ncbi request reprint Culture and social support: who seeks it and why?
    Shelley E Taylor
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 87:354-62. 2004
    ..Discussion centers on the potential benefits and liabilities of seeking social support...
  14. pmc Religion priming differentially increases prosocial behavior among variants of the dopamine D4 receptor (DRD4) gene
    Joni Y Sasaki
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:209-15. 2013
    ..This research has implications for understanding why different people may behave prosocially for different reasons and also integrates G × E research with experimental psychology...
  15. doi request reprint At the intersection of culture and religion: a cultural analysis of religion's implications for secondary control and social affiliation
    Joni Y Sasaki
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 101:401-14. 2011
    ..These findings suggest the importance of understanding sociocultural moderators for the effects of religion...
  16. ncbi request reprint The group as a resource: reducing biased attributions for group success and failure via group affirmation
    David K Sherman
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 33:1100-12. 2007
    ..These studies suggest that groups can serve as resources from which people can draw in response to threatening group events...
  17. pmc Oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) is related to psychological resources
    Shimon Saphire-Bernstein
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:15118-22. 2011
    ..OXTR was also associated with depressive symptomatology. Mediation analysis indicates that the effects of OXTR on depressive symptoms may be largely mediated by the influence of OXTR on psychological resources...
  18. ncbi request reprint Choice and self-expression: a cultural analysis of variety-seeking
    Heejung S Kim
    Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Harvey Mudd College, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:373-82. 2003
    ..Variety-seeking in choice rule use was eliminated when participants had the chance to self-express through choice listing. The research illustrates the role of cultural assumptions in the variety-seeking tendency...
  19. ncbi request reprint Is there an "I" in "team"? The role of the self in group-serving judgments
    David K Sherman
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9960, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 88:108-20. 2005
    ..The present research examines the motivational factors that promote, reduce, link, and separate self-serving and group-serving judgments...
  20. doi request reprint Message framing and defensive processing: a cultural examination
    Deborah M Ko
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
    Health Commun 25:61-8. 2010
    ..These results suggest defensive processes as the mechanism behind the differences in message framing effectiveness and motivate a closer look at cultural patterns...
  21. doi request reprint Cultural neuroscience: biology of the mind in cultural contexts
    Heejung S Kim
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106 email
    Annu Rev Psychol 65:487-514. 2014
    ..The review concludes with a reflection on the current state of cultural neuroscience and questions for the field to address. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint We talk, therefore we think? A cultural analysis of the effect of talking on thinking
    Heejung S Kim
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:828-42. 2002
    ..Results illuminate the importance of cultural understanding of psychology for a multicultural society...