Publication Type

Conference Poster

Publication Date

7-2013

Abstract

Question: Can a cultural norm exert both positive and negative influence on its subscribers? Method: Three experimental studies explored this question in creativity and persistence tasks. Findings: The answer is YES. Kiasu (a Singaporean cultural norm) can either impair creativity performance or help boost persistency.

Discipline

Asian Studies | Multicultural Psychology | Psychology

Research Areas

Psychology

Publication

American Psychological Association Annual Convention 2013, July 31 - August 4

City or Country

Honolulu, HI

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
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