. It is dedicated
to publishing the best scholarship and research in the emerging
interdisciplinary area of culture as it relates to cognition and
The volumes in the series will span the complete range of theory
and empirical investigation in culture,
cognition, and behavior. Culture and everyday cognition, the
cognitive aspects of culture and mental disorders, culture and
social cognition, and culture and interpersonal
processes are examples of topics that will be represented in the series.
For the near future, the series editors have identified three
areas of particular interest in advancing
knowledge in the field:
(1) Culture and behavior. High priority will be given
to manuscripts that describe research that
examine actual behaviors in real-life situations. Examples of
such works may include investigations of parenting across
cultures, liking and loving across cultures,
and the like.
(2) The psychology of specific cultural groups. High
priority will be given to manuscripts that
describe research examining psychology in specific cultural
(3) The contribution of history and systems on
behavior. High priority will be given to
manuscripts that elaborate the influence of sociocultural history,
ecology and the environment, social and political systems, and
other systemic variables and their interaction
with culture in influencing psychology and
In addition to these emphases, manuscripts and proposals, in all
areas of investigations of culture, cognition,
and behavior will be eagerly considered.
The volumes published in this series will serve as
essential reference works for advanced
undergraduates, graduate students, and researchers in areas of
cognitive, developmental, clinical, and social
To submit a proposal for consideration, please contact
David Matsumoto at the address listed below.
David Matsumoto, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology, San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132 USA