The article I am linking to discusses the cultural values of Vietnam. While I don’t generally post articles about specific cultures, I found this one interesting since it explains a number of concepts and the historical influences that have participated in shaping the culture. […]
This article offers us an example of the important influence of cross-cultural education on professionals, in this case those who are still involved in their medical studies. Such experiences and learning broaden our perspectives and ultimately contribute to better science and health care.
Biomedicine grad […]
What does your body language mean? While we all have individual variations, we do make broad cultural assumptions based on body language.
This site has a series of photos with possible interpretations of what specific body postures and gestures may mean.There is also a recap […]
Who would have ever thought that your predominant way of thinking and your appearance – in particular your face – could be so related. I find this interesting since facial expressions are influenced to a large degree by cultural conditioning. For example, in Canada we […]
This article discusses the very important topic of direct vs indirect communication and how direct you should be in a given situation. In Canada we expect a clear message delivered in a respectful manner. But levels of directness vary around the world and what […]