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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     |    Apr 30, 2007   
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Cell phone game to tackle culture shock

One might come across a bit of culture shock when one goes to a different culture, particularly from the West to the East or vice versa. But technological novelty might give you some help, as reported in the news from University of Portsmouth: A mobile phone game developed by academics at the University of Portsmouth will be used to help international students cope with ‘culture shock’ and university life in Britain [...]

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