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By     |    Mar 6, 2008   
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Motivation to deceive influenced by cultural self-identity

The recent inaugural issue of the Journal of International and Intercultural Communication (JIIC) features five different research studies that focus on a wide array of communication issues, including the exploration of cultural differences in deception. According to the report on Yahoo News, "the study revealed that a persons motivation to deceive is influenced by his or her cultural self-identity as well as finding that ones cultural identity greatly influences whether or not a message was perceived to be deceptive."

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By     |    Mar 15, 2007   
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A Chinese-English Dictionary For Lovers

Reported by Xinhua, Guo Xiaolu’s first English novel entitled “A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary For Lovers” was recently published (in Feb.). This is not the first time a writer has addressed cultural differences and conflict between Oriental and Western lovers. But Guo Xiaolu’s novel “A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary For Lovers” approaches differences and love in a humorous and touching way, making the journey between East and West both painful and delightful. Published in [...]

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