Video and Multimedia

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Mourning and Grief: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

Summary: In this video, we'll examine the difference between grief and mourning, as well as how different cultures approach processing emotion.

Individualistic vs. Collectivistic Cultures

Summary: In this video, you will learn the difference between an individualistic and collectivistic culture and how it affects cognition and communication styles and message delivery.

Perceptions of Culture: Ideal Culture and Real Culture, Ethnocentrism, & Culture Relativism

Summary: This video helps define and discuss the difference between perceptions of ideal culture and real culture. We also examine ethnocentrism and compare it to the idea of culture relativism.

Different Ways of Knowing

Summary: Daniel Tammet has linguistic, numerical and visual synesthesia—meaning that his perception of words, numbers, and colors are woven together into a new way of perceiving and understanding the world.

Cultural Relativity: Definition & Examples

Summary: This video discusses the concept of cultural relativity, which is an approach to understanding cultures that are different from one’s own.



Summary: searches over 60 databases and over 2,200 scientific websites to provide users with access to more than 200 million pages of authoritative federal science information including research and development results.

Oxford Bibliographies

Summary: Cultural Intelligence

LINCS Literacy Information and Communication System

Summary: Metacognition, Cognitive Strategy Instruction, and Reading in Adult Literacy


Summary: Cross-cultural psychology looks at how cultural factors influence human behavior. Learn about some of the topics that interest cross-cultural psychologists.