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ERIC Number: EJ662207
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0221
Regrets of Action and Inaction across Cultures.
Gilovich, Thomas; Wang, Ranxiao Frances; Regan, Dennis; Nishina, Sadafumi
Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, v34 n1 p61-71 Jan 2003
Conducted five studies in three cultures considered less individualistic than the United States (China, Japan, and Russia) to investigate regrets related to action and inaction in people's lives. Respondents in all three cultures tended to regret inactions more than actions in the long term. Types of regrets (generally involving the self rather than the social group) did not differ from regrets among U.S. samples. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China; Japan; Russia