Joseph Shaules presents exciting new research from cultural psychology and neuroscience and sheds light on the hidden influence of culture on the unconscious mind.
In this pioneering book, Joseph Shaules presents exciting new research from cultural psychology and neuroscience. It sheds light on the hidden influence of culture on the unconscious mind, and helps people get more out of their intercultural journeys.
The Intercultural Mind presents new perspectives on important questions such as: What is culture shock, and how does it affect us? Why are we blind to our own cultural conditioning? Can cultural differences be measured? What does it mean to have an international mindset?
Illustrated with a wealth of examples and memorable stories, The Intercultural Mind is a fascinating look at how intercultural experiences can transform the geography of our minds.
A much-needed exploration drawing on neuroscience, cultural psychology, and exciting reports from the field. Joseph Shaules goes beyond the excellence of his previous books. - Stefan Meister, Managing Director, Intercultures
The Intercultural Mind provides an accessible and intelligent introduction to the potential blend of cultural neuroscience and intercultural competence. This topic will surely be influential in the future of the field. - Janet Marie Bennett, Executive Director, Intercultural Communication Institute
A fascinating and important book about understanding cross-culturalism. Lively, well-written, incisive, and fun to read. - Robert Whiting, Pulitzer Prize, nominee and bestselling author of Tokyo Underworld
It was about time that someone put it all together in understandable language! Besides the best and latest insights from research around human cognition and culture, Shaules book contains very useful examples that can form a basis for creating and facilitating learning activities. A milestone which will contribute toward the achievement of human peace in our multicultural world. - SIETAR Europa Journal
Shaules seamlessly compares and intertwines recent neuroscientific research with traditional perspectives and theories. A very readable presentation on how what we currently label cognition and culture interact. - Human Technology: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments