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

Free Press (Mar 30, 2004)
Paperback – 288 pages
ISBN: 0743255356 / 9780743255356
When psychologist Richard E. Nisbett showed an animated underwater scene to his American students, they zeroed in on a big fish swimming among smaller fish. Japanese observers instead commented on the background environment -- and the different "seeings" are a clue to profound cognitive differenc...