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To visualize the interaction related to requesting and optimizing intentions, we developed plots depicting the percentage of individualists vs.
Individualists argue that there can be no free economy within a capitalist society.
This is held in contrast to the direction of the New Liberalism, which the individualists loathed.
It was anticipated that both individualists and collectivists would perceive such responsibility because it is consistent with both collectivists' concern for the group and individualists' belief that people should help others to become self-reliant (Perloff, 1987).
Thus, it is more likely to observe prejudice and discrimination among collectivists than individualists.
Nuances within these two groups' preferences include some of the Communitarians who encourage students to blend in to society, focusing on the betterment of communities, and the Individualists, who encourage gifted students to stand out from society through individual growth and attainment.
Like the Nativists of the 1920s, the Individualists of 2010 view the present as a period when forces from the outside (read immigrants) threaten the very fabric of their monochromatic fantasy Americana quilt.
The study showed that when presented with unfair money distributions the activity in the amygdala increased significantly in prosocial people but not in the individualists.
On average, levels of beer consumption were higher in individualist countries than in collectivist countries, a finding that withstood adjustments for differences in income, climate, gender, and religion.
In what follows I explain how my approach differs from that of the individualists and the collectivists.
Individualists assume a world populated by rational egoists who are bent on outsmarting one another to acquire something desirable.
Individualists are expected to behave in congruence with their personality style regardless of the context, whereas collectivists behave in seemingly incongruent ways because collectivism dictates that people behave according to the demands of the social situation (Markus & Kitayama, 1991).