Richard Nisbett

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Conversing across cultures: East-West communication styles in work and nonwork contexts
    Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks
    Business School and Institute of Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:363-72. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Group differences in IQ are best understood as environmental in origin
    Richard E Nisbett
    Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, 426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Am Psychol 67:503-4. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The influence of culture: holistic versus analytic perception
    Richard E Nisbett
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1109, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:467-73. 2005
  4. pmc Culture and point of view
    Richard E Nisbett
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:11163-70. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Culture and systems of thought: holistic versus analytic cognition
    R E Nisbett
    Department of Psychology, East Hall, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1109, USA
    Psychol Rev 108:291-310. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Culture and diverging views of social events
    Hannah Faye Chua
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1109, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:925-34. 2005
  7. pmc Cultural differences are not always reducible to individual differences
    Jinkyung Na
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:6192-7. 2010
  8. pmc Reasoning about social conflicts improves into old age
    Igor Grossmann
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:7246-50. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Culture and the physical environment. Holistic versus analytic perceptual affordances
    Yuri Miyamoto
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 530 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1043, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:113-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Categorical organization in free recall across culture and age
    Angela H Gutchess
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Gerontology 52:314-23. 2006

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Conversing across cultures: East-West communication styles in work and nonwork contexts
    Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks
    Business School and Institute of Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:363-72. 2003
    ..The results showed that Americans, but not East Asians, were less attentive to indirect cues in work than nonwork settings and that East-West differences in indirectness were greater in work than nonwork settings...
  2. doi request reprint Group differences in IQ are best understood as environmental in origin
    Richard E Nisbett
    Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, 426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Am Psychol 67:503-4. 2012
    ..They note, however, that it has proved hard to show that measures of emotional intelligence or social intelligence contribute to behavior we would want to call intelligent over and above their correlation with conventional IQ tests...
  3. ncbi request reprint The influence of culture: holistic versus analytic perception
    Richard E Nisbett
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1109, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:467-73. 2005
    ..These findings establish a dynamic relationship between the cultural context and perceptual processes. We suggest that perception can no longer be regarded as consisting of processes that are universal across all people at all times...
  4. pmc Culture and point of view
    Richard E Nisbett
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:11163-70. 2003
    ..In addition, artistic products of the East emphasize the field and deemphasize individual objects, including people. Western art renders less of the field and emphasizes individual objects and people...
  5. ncbi request reprint Culture and systems of thought: holistic versus analytic cognition
    R E Nisbett
    Department of Psychology, East Hall, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1109, USA
    Psychol Rev 108:291-310. 2001
    ..The theory and the evidence presented call into question long-held assumptions about basic cognitive processes and even about the appropriateness of the process-content distinction...
  6. ncbi request reprint Culture and diverging views of social events
    Hannah Faye Chua
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1109, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:925-34. 2005
    ..Study 2 also found that Taiwanese made more comments about the emotional states of characters...
  7. pmc Cultural differences are not always reducible to individual differences
    Jinkyung Na
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:6192-7. 2010
    ..We conclude that behavioral constructs that distinguish among groups need not be valid as measures of individual differences...
  8. pmc Reasoning about social conflicts improves into old age
    Igor Grossmann
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:7246-50. 2010
    ..Furthermore, given the abundance of research on negative effects of aging, this study may help to encourage clinicians to emphasize the inherent strengths associated with aging...
  9. ncbi request reprint Culture and the physical environment. Holistic versus analytic perceptual affordances
    Yuri Miyamoto
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 530 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1043, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:113-9. 2006
    ..These results provide evidence that culturally characteristic environments may afford distinctive patterns of perception...
  10. ncbi request reprint Categorical organization in free recall across culture and age
    Angela H Gutchess
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Gerontology 52:314-23. 2006
    ..Cross-cultural differences in cognition suggest that Westerners use categories more than Easterners, but these differences have only been investigated in young adults...
  11. pmc Cultural variation in eye movements during scene perception
    Hannah Faye Chua
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1043, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:12629-33. 2005
    ..In addition, the Chinese made more saccades to the background than did the Americans. Thus, it appears that differences in judgment and memory may have their origins in differences in what is actually attended as people view a scene...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cultural variation in verbal versus spatial neuropsychological function across the life span
    Trey Hedden
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Neuropsychology 16:65-73. 2002
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Is it culture or is it language? Examination of language effects in cross-cultural research on categorization
    Li Jun Ji
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 87:57-65. 2004
    ..Age and context of learning English are discussed to explain the differential language effects among different Chinese groups. Theoretical and methodological implications are discussed...
  14. pmc Ecocultural basis of cognition: farmers and fishermen are more holistic than herders
    Ayse K Uskul
    Department of Psychology, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO1 2GP, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:8552-6. 2008
    ..Our findings have implications for how ecocultural factors may have lasting consequences on important aspects of cognition...

Research Grants3

  1. Aging, Social Interdependence and Wisdom in the U.S. and Japan
    Richard E Nisbett; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Public Health Relevance: The research will shed light on how social relationships change with age, how the nature of social relationships influences thinking, and how certain kinds of cognition encourage wise thinking. ..