Tag "Culture Matters"

Psychological adjustment and cultural identities of immigrant adolescents

On October 20th a public lecture "Psychological adjustment and cultural identities of immigrant adolescents" by Eugene Tartakovsky, a professor at the University of Tel-Aviv (Israel) was held in Psychology Department within the scientific seminar “Culture matters”.

Comparative study of methods measuring values or “If we've got questions, then they've got answers”

October 13th held a regular scientific seminar of the series "Culture Matters". A presentation “Comparative study of methods measuring values or “If we've got questions, then they've got answers” was made by Dmitry Podolsky, Ph.D., senior researcher at Moscow State University.

A review of current trends in the development of future leaders: cross-cultural studies of leadership

The regular seminar of the International Scientific-Educational Laboratory of Socio-Cultural Research “Culture matters” took place on 23th September. The lecture was delivered by Meena Surie Wilson (PhD, Senior Enterprise Associate, CCL), a member of the research team of the international consulting company CCL (Center for Creative Leadership), known worldwide for its leadership development programs. Meena Surie Wilson made a presentation "Development of future leaders today from the standpoint of China, India, Singapore and the United States". Another short report at the seminar was made by Regina Eckert (PhD, Senior Research Associate, CCL EMEA). Her theme was also associated with cross-cultural psychology: "The Importance of Expectation-Perception Fit for Leadership Effectiveness across Cultures".

The cultural dimension of tightness - looseness: some recent applications

Professor Anu Realo (Department of Psychology, University of Tartu) made a presentation “The cultural dimension of tightness - looseness: some recent applications” at the scientific seminar of the International Laboratory of Socio-Cultural Research on 21st September. She presented results of the research conducted in 33 countries.

Potential of on-line games for socio-psychological experiments

A trainee researcher of the International Laboratory of Socio-Cultural Research Aram Fomichev made the presentation called ''Potential of on-line games for socio-psychological experiments'' on 15th June.

Cross-cultural Studies of Autonomy and Self-determination of Human Behavior

The chief researcher of the International Laboratory of Socio-Cultural Research, Associate professor of Department of Psychology in Saskatchevan University PhD Valery Chirkov presented his work on 31st May within the Laboratory research seminar. The presentation “Cross-cultural Studies of Autonomy and Self-determination of Human Behavior” was devoted to the results of the research project “Parent and Teacher Autonomy support in Russian and US adolescents”.

Factors of cooperative behavior

The Head of the Laboratory for Experimental and Behavioural Economics, Associate professor of ICEF PhD Alexis Belianin made a presentation “Factors of cooperative behaviour in experimental games” within the scientific seminar on 12th May. Besides the research workers of the International Scientifical-Educational Laboratory of Socio-Cultural Research and the guests of the seminar the research workers of the Laboratory of Comparative Social Studies from St. Petersburg took part in videoconference.

Challenges of the youth upbringing in the North Caucasus in context of Islamic education

The senior researcher of the International Laboratory of Socio-Cultural Research Victoria Galyapina made a presentation called “Challenges of the youth upbringing in the North Caucasus in context of Islamic education” on 26th April.

Schwartz Values Theory Vs. Inglehart Values Theory

The Co-Head of the International Laboratory of Socio-Cultural Research Peter Schmidt made a presentation “Inglehart and Schwartz approaches in comparison: measurements and theoretical predictions” within the scientific seminar “Culture matters” on 11th April.

I don’t like the term “soft skills”

The first workshop “Culture matters” of The International Scientifical-Educational Laboratory of Socio-Cultural Research took place on 15th March in Higher School of Economics. The guest of this workshop was Don W. Prince, the director of The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) in CIS.