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Culture as common sense : perceived consensus versus personal beliefs as mechanisms of cultural influence
We propose that culture affects people through their perceptions of what is consensually believed. Whereas past research has examined whether cultural differences in social judgment are mediated by differences in individuals’ ...
The better-than-average effect in Hong Kong and the United States : the role of personal trait importance and cultural trait importance
People tend to make self-aggrandizing social comparisons on traits that are important to the self. However, existing research on the better-than-average effect (BTAE) and trait importance does not distinguish between ...