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Advances in Psychological Science ›› 2012, Vol. 20 ›› Issue (8): 1207-1211.

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The Cognitive Style of Ethnic Minorities

XU Si-An;ZHENG Xue   

  1. (Center for Studies of Psychological Application, South China Normal University, Guangzhou 510631, China)
  • Received:2011-11-01 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2012-08-15 Published:2012-08-15
  • Contact: XU Si-An

Abstract: Cognitive style refers to the often used, preferred and habitualized way an individual perceives, memorizes, and thinks. And it is the individual difference of people in the process of organizing and processing information and experiences. The cross-cultural research on the cognitive style of ethnic minorities focused on its law of the development, gender differences, differences across nations, and correlation to other variables.

Key words: nation, cognitive style, cross-culture