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Cross Cultural Psychology and Research

Please answer the following in about 300 words.

1. What is the role of research in cross cultural psychology?

2. What are some research trends in the field of cross cultural psychology?

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1. What is the role of research in cross cultural psychology?

Research is essential to all disciplines in Psychology, including Cross Cultural Psychology, for theory development, theory testing and to test theories against other theories. Also, research is a way to test ideas and hypothesis about different cultures related to specific concepts and trends (gender, immigration attitudes, etc.), and comparative research compares different cultures to determine how they differ and/or are similar on such concepts as gender issues, child rearing, cognition, attitudes, etc. as they relate to culture. That is, cross-cultural comparative research or other types of research are concerned in the ways in which culture (and related concepts such as ...

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This solution discusses the role of research in cross cultural psychology, as well as some research trends in the field of cross cultural psychology. References are provided.

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