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Cultural Models of Well-Being Implicit in Four Ghanaian Languages.
Osei-Tutu A, Dzokoto VA, Affram AA, Adams G, Norberg J, Doosje B. Osei-Tutu A, et al. Among authors: dzokoto va. Front Psychol. 2020 Jul 28;11:1798. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01798. eCollection 2020. Front Psychol. 2020. PMID: 32849062 Free PMC article.
This contribution to the collection of articles on "African Cultural Models" considers the topic of well-being. Reflecting modern individualist selfways of North American and European worlds, normative conceptions of well-being in hegemonic psychological science tend to va …
This contribution to the collection of articles on "African Cultural Models" considers the topic of well-being. Reflecting modern ind …
Understanding genital-shrinking epidemics in West Africa: koro, juju, or mass psychogenic illness?
Dzokoto VA, Adams G. Dzokoto VA, et al. Cult Med Psychiatry. 2005 Mar;29(1):53-78. doi: 10.1007/s11013-005-4623-8. Cult Med Psychiatry. 2005. PMID: 16108203
A clinical formulation of these cases considers a variety of explanations from theory and research in social and cultural psychology, psychopathology, and anthropology. Of particular interest is a comparison of genital-shrinking distress in West African settings with koro, …
A clinical formulation of these cases considers a variety of explanations from theory and research in social and cultural psychology, …
Mass media constructions of 'socio-psychological epidemics' in sub-Saharan Africa: The case of genital shrinking in 11 countries.
de-Graft Aikins A, Dzokoto VA, Yevak E. de-Graft Aikins A, et al. Among authors: dzokoto va. Public Underst Sci. 2015 Nov;24(8):988-1006. doi: 10.1177/0963662515600391. Epub 2015 Sep 7. Public Underst Sci. 2015. PMID: 26346338
Our analysis suggests the following: (1) mass media reports are informed by lay and expert perspectives; (2) three stocks of knowledge are drawn on interchangeably, with culture constituting a core representation; (3) lay and expert perspectives overlap on cultural
Our analysis suggests the following: (1) mass media reports are informed by lay and expert perspectives; (2) three stocks of knowledge are d …
Emotion Norms, Display Rules, and Regulation in the Akan Society of Ghana: An Exploration Using Proverbs.
Dzokoto VA, Osei-Tutu A, Kyei JJ, Twum-Asante M, Attah DA, Ahorsu DK. Dzokoto VA, et al. Front Psychol. 2018 Oct 31;9:1916. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01916. eCollection 2018. Front Psychol. 2018. PMID: 30429804 Free PMC article.
Their Hands Have Lost Their Bones: Exploring Cultural Scripts in Two West African Affect Lexica.
Dzokoto V, Senft N, Kpobi L, Washington-Nortey PM. Dzokoto V, et al. J Psycholinguist Res. 2016 Dec;45(6):1473-1497. doi: 10.1007/s10936-016-9415-5. J Psycholinguist Res. 2016. PMID: 26888786
The current study aims to explore the pervasiveness of this cultural script through the analysis of the emotional lexica of two West African languages (Ga and Ewe) from Southern Ghana that have been featured minimally in previous emotion research. The analysis indicated th …
The current study aims to explore the pervasiveness of this cultural script through the analysis of the emotional lexica of two West …
If times change, should we throw away the hearthstone? Exploring (Dis) continuities in autonomy and decision-making in the lives of Ghanaian women.
Dzokoto VA, Darkwah AK. Dzokoto VA, et al. Front Psychol. 2014 Nov 28;5:1371. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01371. eCollection 2014. Front Psychol. 2014. PMID: 25506334 Free PMC article.
This paper attempts to investigate continuities and discontinuities between traditional and modern representations of womanhood and female gender roles focusing primarily on family and work settings. Using approaches informed by Sociology, Cultural Psychology, and African …
This paper attempts to investigate continuities and discontinuities between traditional and modern representations of womanhood and female g …
Attention to emotion and non-Western faces: revisiting the facial feedback hypothesis.
Dzokoto V, Wallace DS, Peters L, Bentsi-Enchill E. Dzokoto V, et al. J Gen Psychol. 2014;141(2):151-68. doi: 10.1080/00221309.2014.884052. J Gen Psychol. 2014. PMID: 24846789 Clinical Trial.
In a modified replication of Strack, Martin, and Stepper's demonstration of the Facial Feedback Hypothesis (1988), we investigated the effect of attention to emotion on the facial feedback process in a non-western cultural setting. Participants, recruited from two universi …
In a modified replication of Strack, Martin, and Stepper's demonstration of the Facial Feedback Hypothesis (1988), we investigated the effec …
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