ERIC Number: EJ859800
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Reaching the Neglected 95%
LoSchiavo, Frank M.; Shatz, Mark A.
American Psychologist, v64 n6 p565-566 Sep 2009
Comments on an article by J. J. Arnett regarding the assertion that American psychology focuses too narrowly on Americans while neglecting the other 95% of the world's population. The authors' comments focus on why American psychologists have become overreliant on American samples, and they provide alternative suggestions for broadening the scope of American psychological research.
Descriptors: Psychological Studies, Sample Size, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Reader Response, Statistical Inference, Research Design, Research Needs
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Adult Education
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