- Let your preference be your guide? Preferences and choices are more tightly linked for North Americans than for IndiansKrishna Savani
Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 2130, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 95:861-76. 2008..In contrast, Indian contexts reflect and promote a conjoint model of agency, according to which agency is responsive to the desires and expectations of important others and may require restraining one's preferences...
- What counts as a choice? U.S. Americans are more likely than Indians to construe actions as choicesKrishna Savani
Department of Psychology, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Psychol Sci 21:391-8. 2010..Together, they suggest that the positive consequences associated with maximizing the availability of personal choice may not be universal and instead may be limited to North American contexts...
- Can everyone become highly intelligent? Cultural differences in and societal consequences of beliefs about the universal potential for intelligenceAneeta Rattan
Department of Psychology, Jordan Hall, Building 420, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 103:787-803. 2012..These findings suggest that the belief that only some people have the potential to become highly intelligent is a culturally shaped belief, and one that can lead people to oppose policies aimed at redressing social inequality...