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interculture
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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taiji_yinyang
By     |    May 26, 2006   
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Two Sides of One Coin

Update: Here is a moving yin-yang diagram (July 23, 2006). The title of the post is borrowed from an article in this excellent blog: A Taste for Good Life, which, according to the author who is originally from China, Helen Wang “is about the beauty of life”. While holding a number of senior research and business executive positions both inside and outside China, Helen actually maintains several blogs writing respectively about [...]

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