Navigation Links
Social ecology: Lost and found in psychological science
Date:8/5/2010

psychological science." In recent years, the rise of cultural psychology has emphasized cultural factors in basic psychological processesinvestigating culture-specific meanings and practicesbut less attention has been paid specifically to socioecological factors.

The authors note that taking socioecological perspective on psychology research could be extremely useful to the field and can present a complimentary perspective to cultural psychology and evolutionary psychology. They observe that the "socioecological approach to psychology offers testable hypotheses not only concerning cultural differences but also concerning individual and regional differences in the phenomenon under study."

Oishi and Graham conclude by suggesting some ways that researchers can begin adopting a socioecological approach to their work, for example, by considering distal factors (e.g., weather, population density) that may impact proximal factors such as mood and beginning with informed curiosity to generate hypotheses about cultural or regional differences and looking to features of the environment to identify the origin of those differences.


'/>"/>

Contact: Keri Chiodo
kchiodo@psychologicalscience.org
202-293-9300
Association for Psychological Science
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Engineering textbook promotes social justice
2. Social context may be a better indicator of obesity disparities than race
3. Communication trumps penalties in new study of social-ecological systems
4. Social networking helps hermit crabs find homes
5. Giggles give clues to hyenas social status
6. Major report reveals the environmental and social impact of the livestock revolution
7. Local social dynamics key to success of tropical marine conservation areas
8. Making the case for the social sciences
9. Researchers find genetic link between physical pain and social rejection
10. Social separation stops flu spread, but must be started soon
11. LabRoots Launches Social Networking Site for Scientists & Engineers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/11/2015)... JOSE, Calif. , May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... developer of human interface solutions, today announced the ... Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, reporting to ... Ali replaces Synaptics, current Chief Financial Officer, ... December 2014. Mr. Ali brings ...
(Date:5/10/2015)... 11, 2015 Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has ... FPC1155 from the distributor World Peace Industrial Group (WPI), part ... Asia . Deliveries are planned to take ... by smartphone manufacturers in China . The ... revenue guidance of + 1 000 MSEK for 2015.   ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... AVIV, Israel , May 6, 2015 ... world,s most established helmet producer, announced today that they ... Smart Helmet, the world,s first bio-sensing cycling helmet and ... be released in two new colors in order to ... for the product. In addition, LifeBEAM and Lazer announced ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Synaptics Appoints Wajid Ali as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 2Fingerprint Cards Receives Touch Fingerprint Sensor Order of SEK 235 Million 2LifeBEAM and Lazer Announce Expanded Partnership in Bio-Sensing Sports Gear 2LifeBEAM and Lazer Announce Expanded Partnership in Bio-Sensing Sports Gear 3
... U.S. and now extends to much of the rest of ... is more people worldwide eating the so-called Western diet, which ... (the type of fat found in vegetable oil), and added ... as well as the weight gain it often causes, contributes ...
... one treatment offers therapeutic potential for multiple conditions. However, ... MD, principal investigator for the Center for Perinatal Research ... at Nationwide Children,s Hospital, and her team have found ... or heparin-binding EGF-like growth factor. Having discovered ...
... Amsterdam, NL, August 19, 2013 A new study ... that Chinese herbal medicine Ji-Sui-Kang (JSK), given systemically for ... reduced tissue damage, and preserved the structure of neural ... data showing that JSK may first act to reduce ...
Cached Biology News:Hitting the gym may help men avoid diet-induced erectile dysfunction 2HB-EGF protects intestines from a variety of injuries, pair of studies suggests 2Novel Chinese herbal medicine JSK improves spinal cord injury outcomes in rats 2
(Date:5/26/2015)... 26, 2015 WORMS, GERMANY – ... Co. (NYSE: GRA) announces that its manufacturing facility ... (GMP) certification from EXCiPACT™, an independent organization that ... , All three Grace facilities that ... excipient silica gels have now received GMP certification, ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... , Kalifornien und HILDEN, Deutschland, May ... QIAGEN Clinical Insight ® ... Genvarianten und die Erstellung dazugehöriger Berichte; Vorstellung ...     QIAGEN N.V. (NASDAQ: ... heute die Markteinführung von QIAGEN Clinical Insight ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... 2015  Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO ) announced ... will provide an update on the progress of Sangamo,s ZFP ... company,s business strategy at 1:30pm ET on Monday, June 1, ... is being held in New York, NY ... may be accessed via a link on the Sangamo BioSciences ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... , May 26, 2015  Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR ... its failure to timely file its Quarterly Report on Form ... "Form 10-Q"), it has received a notice from the New ... in compliance with the NYSE,s continued listing requirements under the ... Listed Company Manual. The reason for the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:CORRECTION: Grace European Facility Receives GMP Excipient Certification for SYLOID® FP Silica Gel 2QIAGEN bringt klinische Bioinformatik-Plattform für Next Generation Sequencing-Anwendungen auf den Markt 2QIAGEN bringt klinische Bioinformatik-Plattform für Next Generation Sequencing-Anwendungen auf den Markt 3QIAGEN bringt klinische Bioinformatik-Plattform für Next Generation Sequencing-Anwendungen auf den Markt 4QIAGEN bringt klinische Bioinformatik-Plattform für Next Generation Sequencing-Anwendungen auf den Markt 5QIAGEN bringt klinische Bioinformatik-Plattform für Next Generation Sequencing-Anwendungen auf den Markt 6Sangamo BioSciences Announces Presentation At The Jefferies 2015 Global Healthcare Conference 2
... New observations could improve industrial production of high-quality ... to University of Illinois engineers. By combining data ... quality of graphene depends on the crystal structure of ... and computer engineering professors Joseph Lyding and Eric Pop, ...
... 2011 When we speak of exports, we ... however, technology, videogames or engineering, for example, also go out ... development.  This is the behavior shown by countries such as ... the leading countries in the export of services. Chile also ...
... SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 27, 2011 United Therapeutics ... financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, ... revenues this quarter, which reflects the continued strength of ... Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "I,m also pleased that ...
Cached Biology Technology:Research: Graphene grows better on certain copper crystals 2Research: Graphene grows better on certain copper crystals 3Chile Exports 14% of its Services to the United States and Operates as a Nearshore Center for the U.S. 2Chile Exports 14% of its Services to the United States and Operates as a Nearshore Center for the U.S. 3Chile Exports 14% of its Services to the United States and Operates as a Nearshore Center for the U.S. 4United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results 2United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results 3United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results 4United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results 5United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results 6United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results 7United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results 8
Guanine nucleotide-binding protein G(k), alpha subunit...
Goat anti-VAV2 Class: Antibody Product Group: Miscellaneous Antibody...
... P7 D7 F5] to RYK ( ... Antigen: Synthetic ... to amino acids 462 - 475 ... Gene ID: 6259 ...
DAP12 Market Segment: Protein Kinases...
Biology Products: