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Cross-Cultural Approaches to Music and Health

Suvi Saarikallio

in Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199586974
eISBN:
9780191738357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586974.003.0031
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter reviews some of the recent literature exploring the possible meanings of music for promoting psychological wellbeing in different cultures. As a result, it can be suggested that even ... More


Cross-Cultural Similarities and Differences

William Forde Thompson and Laura-Lee Balkwill

in Handbook of Music and Emotion: Theory, Research, Applications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199230143
eISBN:
9780191696435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230143.003.0027
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter reviews empirical studies of music and emotion that involve a cross-cultural comparison, and outlines prevailing views on the implications of such studies. It begins by discussing some ... More


Overview and Synthesis

Joseph Henrich, Robert Boyd, Samuel Bowles, Colin F. Camerer, Ernst Fehr, Herbert Gintis, and Richard McElreath

in Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

A summary is given of the results obtained from all fifteen field sites of the cross‐cultural behavioural experiments project reported in the book and comparisons are made between them. Two lessons ... More


Does Market Exposure Affect Economic Game Behavio r?: The Ultimatum Game and the Public Goods Game among the Tsimane' of Bolivia

Michael Gurven

in Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter focuses on the behaviour in the Ultimatum and Public Goods Games of the Tsimane’, a group of Bolivian forager–horticulturalists. The study attempts to answer two questions: (1) whether ... More


Cross‐Cultural Musical Expressiveness: Theory and the Empirical Programme

Stephen Davies

in The Aesthetic Mind: Philosophy and Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691517
eISBN:
9780191731815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691517.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

In sections I-VII of this chapter I outline the theoretical background for a research programme considering whether the expressiveness of a culture's music can be recognised by people from different ... More


Conclusions and Comparative Comments: “Uninitiated Understanding”

Hugh B. Urban

in The Economics of Ecstasy: Tantra, Secrecy and Power in Colonial Bengal

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139020
eISBN:
9780199834778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513902X.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The conclusion then zooms back out once again, to review the larger implications of this study of the Kartābhajā sect. These are (in order from the most specific to the most general and comparative) ... More


Cultural Frameworks

Miriam Erez

in Culture, Self-Identity, and Work

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075809
eISBN:
9780199854912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075809.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Due to the broadness of the term ‘culture’, this chapter concentrates on macro-level cultural aspects and outlines several methods in the learning and exploring of the traditions, norms, and values ... More


Culture and Magical Thinking

Eugene Subbotsky

in Magic and the Mind: Mechanisms, Functions, and Development of Magical Thinking and Behavior

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195393873
eISBN:
9780199776979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393873.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In Chapter 6 (“Culture and Magical Thinking”), social and cultural factors in adults' magical beliefs are considered. With reference to relevant studies, the point is made that despite fundamental ... More


Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Joseph Henrich, Robert Boyd, Samuel Bowles, Colin Camerer, Ernst Fehr, and Herbert Gintis (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This book is the result of a collaborative effort by eleven anthropologists and six economists, and questions the motives that underlie the ways that humans interact socially, and whether these are ... More


Family change theory: a preliminary evaluation on the basis of recent cross-cultural studies

Boris Mayer

in Intergenerational relations: European perspectives in family and society

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300984
eISBN:
9781447310921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300984.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Family change theory (Kagitcibasi, 1996, 2007) is an alternative approach to explain how modernisation and globalisation processes affect the family. The most important assumption of the theory is ... More


The Ultimatum Game, Fairness, and Cooperation among Big Game Hunters

Michael S. Alvard

in Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The Ultimatum Game was played with a group of traditional big game hunters: the Lamalera whalers of Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, whose community is described in the first section of the chapter. The ... More


Introduction and Guide to the Volume

Joseph Henrich, Robert Boyd, Samuel Bowles, Colin F. Camerer, Ernst Fehr, and Herbert Gintis

in Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The origin and history of the (social) Preferences Network research project whose results are reported in the book is described. It is one of the research networks in the MacArthur Foundation style ... More


Measuring Social Norms and Preferences Using Experimental Games: A Guide for Social Scientist s

Colin F. Camerer and Ernst Fehr

in Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The work of the cross‐cultural behavioural experiments project presented in this book is rooted in the logic of game theory and the practices of experimental economics, and this chapter provides an ... More


Aesthetics: The Approach from Social Anthropology

Robert Layton

in The Aesthetic Mind: Philosophy and Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691517
eISBN:
9780191731815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691517.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

The paper briefly reviews the scope of anthropological approaches to the cross-cultural study of aesthetics and beauty, and the ways in which anthropological approaches differ from those offered by ... More


Paul Ekman’s Neurocultural Theory of the Emotions

Ruth Leys

in The Ascent of Affect: Genealogy and Critique

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226488424
eISBN:
9780226488738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226488738.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

An analysis of the work of Paul Ekman, arguably the most influential figure in the emotion field today. According to Ekman's "neurocultural" version of Tomkins's affect theory, through socialization ... More


Conclusions

Stephen J. Kunitz and Jerrold E. Levy

in Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change: Navajo Experiences

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195136159
eISBN:
9780199863921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136159.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with a summary of the findings in the previous chapters. It then concludes with a reconsideration of some of the implications of the results for the cross-cultural study of ... More


Effortless Attention: A New Perspective in the Cognitive Science of Attention and Action

Brian Bruya (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013840
eISBN:
9780262269438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013840.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book explores the cognitive science of effortless attention and action. Attention and action are generally understood to require effort, and it is expected that under normal circumstances, ... More


Gratitude and Gift Exchange

Aafke Elisabeth Komter

in The Psychology of Gratitude

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195150100
eISBN:
9780199847389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150100.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the imperative nature of gratitude. It provides evidence for the “gratitude imperative” in cross-cultural studies of gift giving and receiving and describes the ways by which ... More


With the Future in Mind: Toward a Comprehensive Understanding of the Evolution of Future-Oriented Cognition

Gema Martin-Ordas

in Seeing the Future: Theoretical Perspectives on Future-Oriented Mental Time Travel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190241537
eISBN:
9780190241551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241537.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The human mind often wanders forward in time to imagine what the future might be like (future-oriented cognition) and backward in time to remember personal events (episodic memory). Despite recent ... More


From Gypsies to Peasants: Race, Nation, and Modernity

Lynn M. Hooker

in Redefining Hungarian Music from Liszt to Bartók

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199739592
eISBN:
9780199369461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739592.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The legend of Béla Bartók is founded on the claim that he, with friend and colleague Zoltán Kodály, created Hungarian national art music where none had existed before. Their claim dismisses all ... More


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