The Geography of Thought: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently...and Why

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$18.00  $16.74
Publisher
Free Press
Publish Date
Pages
263
Dimensions
5.48 X 0.7 X 8.44 inches | 0.57 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780743255356

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About the Author

Richard E. Nisbett has taught psychology at Yale University and the University of Michigan, where he is the Theodore M. Newcomb Distinguished University Professor. He has received the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award of the American Psychological Association, the William James Fellow Award of the American Psychological Society, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. In 2002, he became the first social psychologist in a generation to be elected to the National Academy of Sciences. The coauthor of "Culture of Honor" and numerous other books and articles, he lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Reviews

Providence Journal-Bulletin
Understanding the thought processes of other cultures may very well turn out to be critical to the survival of Western civilization....The Geography of Thought is a wake-up call.
Publishers Weekly
The Geography of Thought may mark the beginning of a new front in the science wars.
Philadelphia Inquirer
Nisbett's findings pose provocative challenges to universalist assumptions about human thought and inference.