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Research interests

My research interests include human values and virtues; lay theories and beliefs (e.g., about human nature and how societies develop); the cognitive structure of concepts (especially of social concepts like values and moral rules); psychological essentialism; dehumanisation (treating people in other groups as less human); cross-cultural psychology; and conceptions of society in the future.  

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Research Output 2001 2019

Exploring Cultural Differences in the Extent to Which People Perceive and Desire Control

Hornsey, M. J., Greenaway, K. H., Harris, E. A. & Bain, P. G., 1 Jan 2019, In : Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 45, 1, p. 81-92 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Empirical Research

The Psychology of Cultural Dynamics: What Is It, What Do We Know, and What Is Yet to Be Known?

Kashima, Y., Bain, P. G. & Perfors, A., 4 Jan 2019, In : Annual Review of Psychology. 70, p. 499-529 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

5 Citations (Scopus)

How Much Is Enough in a Perfect World? Cultural Variation in Ideal Levels of Happiness, Pleasure, Freedom, Health, Self-Esteem, Longevity, and Intelligence

Hornsey, M. J., Bain, P. G., Harris, E. A., Lebedeva, N., Kashima, E. S., Guan, Y., González, R., Chen, S. X. & Blumen, S., 1 Sep 2018, In : Psychological Science. 29, 9, p. 1393-1404 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Self Concept

Moral expansiveness short form: Validity and reliability of the MESx.

Crimston, D., Hornsey, M. J., Bain, P. & Bastian, B., 18 Oct 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 10, 10 p., e0205373.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Contribution of Religiosity to Ideology: Empirical Evidences From Five Continents

Caprara, G. V., Vecchione, M., Schwartz, S. H., Schoen, H., Bain, P. G., Silvester, J., Cieciuch, J., Pavlopoulos, V., Bianchi, G., Kirmanoglu, H., Baslevent, C., Mamali, C., Manzi, J., Katayama, M., Posnova, T., Tabernero, C., Torres, C., Verkasalo, M., Lönnqvist, J. E., Vondráková, E. & 1 othersCaprara, M. G., 1 Dec 2018, In : Cross-Cultural Research. 52, 5, p. 524-541 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access