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World-Wide Assessment Determines Differences in Cultures

*Ukraine, Israel, Brazil and the United States are “loose” cultures*

Conflicts and misunderstandings frequently arise between individuals from different cultures. But what makes cultures different; what makes one more restrictive and another less so?

A new international study led by the University of Maryland and supported by the National Science Foundation’s Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences offers insights that may help explain such cultural differences and bridge the gaps between them. (more…)

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The Twilight Saga: Book on Twilight

As fans eagerly await The Twilight Saga: Eclipse set for release on June 30, University of Missouri communication experts have published a scholarly book on Twilight, Bitten by Twilight: Youth Culture, Media, & the Vampire Franchise, that analyzes the Twilight franchise and finds it to be unique for a variety of factors.

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