Paul van Lange and Evert van de Vliert in Scientific American

ASI researcher professor Paul van Lange, together with emeritus professor Evert van de Vliert, published an article in Scientific American, explaining the concept of latitudinal psychology which focuses on how cultural features are distributed over the world, with a focus on the north-south axis.

02/14/2019 | 4:06 PM

Ecological perspectives are found promising in explaining the origins of culture and why societies and nations can be so different from one another, in terms of happiness or aggression. This recognition is important because we increasingly face a new reality in which we are becoming more interconnected with other groups, cultures and societies.

See the full article at: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/latitude-adjustment-distance-from-the-equator-shapes-our-thinking/